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JAVIER IS A PROFESSIONAL, FRIENDLY GUIDE THAT WILL MAKE YOU FEEL AT EASE. HE ENCOURAGES CONTACT WITH LOCALS AND EDUCATES TRAVELERS TO THEIR CUSTOMS. HIS TRANSPORTATION IS VIA BOAT COLLECTIVES AND TAXI CABS BUT FEEL FREE TO BRING YOUR OWN VEHICLE FOR...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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| Puerto Suelo, Puerto Escondido 71983, Mexico
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+52 954 135 0188
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Reviewed March 15, 2019

We went on a bioluminescence tour with Javier that was AMAZING. Javier's family owns land in the Manialtepec Lagoon on a beautiful and remote beach. Javier took us to his beach on a boat through the lagoon where his family made a delicious fish dinner...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Muriel K
Reviewed January 31, 2019

We went for a bird watching tour -- heading out on the lagoon just as dawn was breaking. Javier was an excellent guide, very knowledgeable about the birds and habitats and a remarkable bird spotter. We wound up seeing every bird the lagoon has to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank HaydenT
Reviewed January 2, 2019 via mobile

Friends of mine from Mexico City booked a tour with Javier. I joined them. They assumed the price they were given was a good deal. It was not. He kept changing the price they were originally given and kept adding extra charges. For example... when...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank davidzandi
Reviewed January 31, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic!!!!! Javier excellent guide!!!! Dinner at his mother’s restaurant between river and ocean, amazing. Sunset, full moon, bioluminescent water. A must do. With Javier as your guide.........perfecto!!!!

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank 811kay
Reviewed December 10, 2017

We really enjoyed the hour-long horseback ride up to the hot springs. The horses were gentle, well trained and sure footed--even for a beginner. The trip was beautiful leading up to four different hot springs from a very hot spring descending on down to warm...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank My-name-is-Ann
Reviewed October 9, 2017

Javier charges more than any of the other locals for his tours, and the price varies and gets pushed up without justification. We were told there were two packages - the bioplankton afternoon trip and the sunset trip. The afternoon trip was extra, but we...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

I read good recommendations on the riding tours to the hot springs and was very well served by Javier since I called him. The tour to the hot springs wasn’t possible due to heavy rains the past week but he did everything in his power...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank EllaT344
Reviewed July 15, 2017

July being less touristy and all activities not being available at that time of the year, Xavier made a custom tour for my girlfriend and I. We met at PE and he arranged transport to his village, which is located not too far from the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Jean-Pascal B
Reviewed May 15, 2017

4 of us did the horseback to hot springs tour and had an absolute blast! It started out with breakfast made by a local in his hometown which was delicious, followed by a super fun filled day at the hot springs! On our way back...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank jjjr332
Reviewed May 2, 2017

Myself and a few friends found Javier just outside of Puerto Escondido. He was super friendly and spoke English very well. We went horseback riding to the hot springs which were fantastic. We felt very in control of the horses. He then took us on...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Sandra P
December 27, 2016|
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Response from huelscr | Reviewed this property |
Tours are offered any day of the week I believe. As far as kayak specific, I'm not sure however many things can be arranged. I hope this helps.
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