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La Ventanilla

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From the beach, on the coast on the Oaxacan coast bathed by the waves of the sea, in the municipality of Santa Maria Tonameca, you can glimpse a "window" that rocks have formed over the centuries. This creation of nature inspired our name: "La...more
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Playa Ventanilla | Ventanilla Tonameca, La Ventanilla, Santa Maria Tonameca 70946, Mexico
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Reviewed October 13, 2018

La Ventanilla is a small village that is home to about twenty five Zapotec families. The name means "small window" and is taken from the rock formation created by wave action; be sure to visit the beach and look for this window. The families are...More

Thank Jenny W
Reviewed March 9, 2018

We LOVED our visit to La Ventanilla! We walked along a path which turned out to be a magnetic beach, to board a little skiff where our lovely guide rowed us along a little estuary (filled with crocs) towards a little island where we got...More

Thank AlisaK M
Reviewed January 9, 2018

We traveled to La Ventaniia from Santa Cruz by taxi, which took about an hour and we rally had no idea what to expect. This is by far the smallest village we saw in our time in Huatulco and area, with very few shops and...More

1  Thank Jimboagogo
Reviewed March 17, 2016

Great adventure, beautiful spot with lots of wildlife. This is a preserve where they are preserving the crocs and rehabilitating other injured animals. Its well run, and a fascinating tour. We did this as part of a crocs & turtles tour from our hotel in...More

Thank Jonathan L
Reviewed March 6, 2016

Visited La Ventanilla again in February with a friend. Took the camionette from Zipolite and walked in from the main road. It is a very pleasant walk. I noted quite a bit of development in the several years since I was last there. There are...More

4  Thank ZipoDoug
Reviewed February 22, 2016

In the tiny, peaceful town of La Ventanilla, we were very happy with our 3 night stay at the "cabañas" run by Servicio Ecoturismo (the guys in the white shirts, as the previous reviewer mentioned), the organization that has been working for many years to...More

1  Thank faychris83
Reviewed February 21, 2016

We were staying in Zipolite and decided to take a late afternoon trip to Playa Ventanilla. We stumbled upon the crocodile ecotour, which is well worth it (I think it was 65 pesos/person). We were 2 and had an English-speaking guide who took us to...More

1  Thank RishiBasak
Reviewed January 3, 2016

The visit was about 2 hours in total, partly because I think our guide was so informative and it wasn't too busy in the AM. We went on Dec 31 so it was a busy time for domestic tourists but we went early enough that...More

1  Thank silverxterra s
Reviewed February 28, 2014

Thankfully I found and read the previous reviews before we drove to Ventanilla for the crocodile tour. My wife, son, and his girlfriend drove up from Huatulco for the tour and I just happened to be searching on trip advisor for any other suggestions of...More

2  Thank 909deaner
Reviewed January 17, 2014

My wife and I visited this lovely sanctuary and came away with great respect for the work these folks are committed to, particularly protecting sea turtles and educating the public about their plight. This group is the real deal. Skip the museum in Mazunte, with...More

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