Mexico & Caribbean
Puerto Escondido Hostels
Find Beds & Compare Prices
from all the hostel booking websites!
Colonia Lazaro Cardenas
Within 2 Km / 1 mi.
Within 5 Km / 3 mi.
Within 10 Km / 6 mi.
Within 20 Km / 12 mi.
About Puerto Escondido
Puerto Escondido is home to world-class surfing and most people who venture here are out to catch a good wave or to learn to surf. The surf lessons and board hire are reasonably inexpensive but if you are going to stay here for a couple of weeks, it may well be worth your while purchasing your own board if this is your primary reason for being here.
The food in this region is amazing, and again reasonably inexpensive. You will find a large number of restaurants and corner shops in Puerto Escondido everywhere, especially lined up along the beach so food will always be close by.
Puerto Escondido itself is broken up into different neighbourhoods. Zicatela is the major part of the town and the main beach. You will find the streets here lined with clothing shops and other souvenir shops as well as food and water supplies. Most of the Puerto Escondido hostels are located in Zicatela. Some hostels in Puerto Escondido however are located at smaller beaches on either side of Zicatela like La Punta, which is the most popular surf beach here. Areas like La Punta have not got the typical tourist souvenir shops but do have the food and board hire that is easy accessible.
Even if your Puerto Escondido hostel is further out of the Zicatela area, you can get picked up by a blue truck from the highway that picks up passengers for a small fee and drives you to wherever along the highway you want to be dropped off, which makes getting around very easy and affordable.
Hi, I'm Globetrotter, the Hostelz.com local expert for Puerto Escondido. Welcome.
Other Nearby Cities
(66 Km / 41 mi.)
Oaxaca de Juárez
(139 Km / 86 mi.)
2015 - March
2015 - April
2015 - May
2015 - June
2015 - July
2015 - August
2015 - September
2015 - October
2015 - November
2015 - December
2016 - January
2016 - February
2016 - March
Azerbaijan New Manat
CFA Franc BCEAO
CFA Franc BEAC
Costa Rican Colon
Dominican R. Peso
East Caribbean Dollar
Hong Kong Dollars
Israeli New Shekel
New Zealand Dollars
Nicaraguan Cordoba Oro
Papua New Guinea Kina
Peruvian Nuevo Sol
Romanian New Lei
South African Rand
Sri Lanka Rupee
Utd. Arab Emir. Dirham
Find Dorm Beds
Find Private Rooms
Map — Click to Resize
Hotel & Youth Hostal Mayflower
"I have been to the hostel in February 2006, so about three months ago. I stayed in a double room with a friend. It was very cheap and clean and close to the main, almost at the main road and at the same time quiet. We even had a own bathroom and really large and comfortable beds for 10€ per person and night. They were a whole bunch of people there, everybody was nice and there were a lot of parties going on there. For me the best thing...
Tower Bridge Backpackers
"… great Oaxacan cuisine and culture. Our goal is to provide you a relaxing environment with a large assortment of amenities for your entertainment, including large swimming pool only steps from your door that features a rock garden waterfall flowing into the pool. The property is completely landscaped with a large variety of colourful native tropical plants which adds to the feel of Oaxaca, Mexico. The property also features a large...
Osa Mariposa Hotelito
"Osa Mariposa is not a hostel in the typical sense, but rather a series of basic wooden huts (cabanas) in a serene, little garden of hammocks and tropical fruit trees. It also has its own bar and vegetarian café. The Location The hostel is located down a sandy track, very close to a quiet stretch of beach. However, it is quite far from the main town and you will probably need to walk up a couple of blocks to flag down one of the...
Hostel Monte Cassino
"… Also near Playa Zicatela, the 3rd largest big-wave surfing beach in the World! We're always willing to help you with anything you might need, whether it's tips on the nightlife, travel advice, arranging surfing lessons, or seeing a doctor. Our guests are mostly international travellers and backpackers. Facilities: * Different sized private rooms and dorm beds, from single rooms up to 8-people per room. * En-suite...
"… every morning. We have a kitchen for guests, BBQ area, and a common area in Mexican palapa where you can spend time with other guests while enjoying your drinks and meals, games, movies and your favorite’s music. Internet Access (Wi-Fi), professional Surf and Spanish lessons are also available. Our commitment is to offer you a calm and comfortable environment, quality service at an affordable price. This is your place to...
"Casa Daikiri is a brand new hostel located on the mountain behind the beach in a quiet area of Puerto Escondido, with proper facilities proper facilities, a pool, and great rooms. The Location The hostel is near bars, restaurants, small shops, and in between other hotels and bed and breakfast places. The hostel itself is not too easy to find, since you have to take a right when you go up the street, then a left and a right again. So...
"… views. Our restaurant features continental or full breakfast options, we offer food throughout the day. We offer a selection of mezcal, and of course, cold beer and good music. Occasionally we organize parties and events in the garden. We had a fantastic afternoon celebrating Australia Day, a party dedicated to graffiti and tattoos, BBQs, New Year party, movie nights, etc. We have special pricing agreement for fishing trips,...
Vivo Escondido Hostel
"… brand new - Roof terrace with hammocks - 6 bed, 5 bed and 8 bed dorms (female dorms available) - Double bed rooms (shared or private bathroom) - Wooden beds - In-room lockers - Breakfast included - Kitchen for guests - Free Wi-Fi and computers - Tour booking service - English speaking staff - pillow top mattresses - Free purified water Our reception is open from 8am-10pm - if you plan to arrive before or after please let us...
Hostel Akumal Puerto Escondido
"… of the nightlife. Punta continues to maintain a relax air and has an amazing beach. You can chill out in a hammock at our garden, or enjoy the incredible sunsets on the roof-terrace. We live in the same house so we are going to treat you like a friend visiting us.We have Full-Equipped Kitchen you can use it 24 h. *We organize surf lessons. Akumal Hostel Puerto Escondido Polices & Conditions; Check in time starts...
Calle Oceano Pasifico 203, Colonia Granjas Pescador
La Punta Rooms Hostel
"This place is in La Colonia Brisas de Zicatela in Puerto Escondido Oaxaca next to La Punta Beach one of the best places to surf and relax with a nice enviroment a lot of young people It is a brand new hostel 100 meters from the beach we have kitchen facilities rooms with airconditionating and cellin fans, surf boards, bodyboards, ocean kayaks and motorbikes for renting,club beach free for our guests, also we provide any kinds of trips in...
Hostal of the Nagual
Colonia Lazaro Cardenas
"… surfers and young people from all over the world)find great entertainment organizing nights out to the best bars in town or just staying at the hostel for a quiet night of beers and music or coffe and movies. a great place for lonely travellers, people who would like to meet friends from all over the world or those who want to relax while watching the most amazing sunset. although age is not an issue for us we don't accept children...
Cabo Blanco Hostel
"… room and listen to the waves rock you to sleep. We also have dorms at very reasonable rates.If you like to surf, we are right in front of the waves. If you'd like to learn how to surf, this is the place. We have instructors that will teach you how to stand up on your board, on the first class! The food is exquisite. Oh yes, the cocktails, hard to find a good drink when you're way down the coast, but the bartenders here,know how to...
Hostal 8 Venado
"Hostal 8 Venado is located on the La Punta beach of Puerto Escondido. While it is further out of the town hub of Zicatela, it is only a short and very cheap ride on one of the blue pick up trucks down the road to all of the tourist souvenir shops, clothing shops and nightlife that exist along the main street in the Zicatela area. The Location La Punta itself is a more quiet neighbourhood and is the most popular beach in the area to...
Villa Mozart y Macondo
"… having to worry about losing a dime. All rooms are decorated differently to express the artwork that fills the Villa Mozart y Macondo. The bungalow has a king sized bed with wide windows, a complete bathroom, out in the open kitchen and table to enjoy your meals. The master suit is on the top floor it has a two bedroom room, also has a comfortable king sized bed in one room and in the other smaller room there are two individual...
"… a cosmopolitan center that still retains its fishing village atmosphere, offering visitors unparalleled views of the Mexican Pacific in addition to adventure, relaxation and a now-famous nightlife . Destinations: A big plus is how easy it is to visit other tourist destinations like Puerto Angel, Chacahua, Roca Blanca, Manialtepec Zipolite, Mazunte or Huatulco, all accessible by road and walking distance from Puerto Escondido....
"Ok, so I have been at the hostel for a while and I get that some people don't like it and why. Like all of Mexico it's running on antiquated technology. Really the nearest color printshop is nine hours away. Now the good things, the ownership has changed, the sheets are clean, the staff is friendly and helpful, the beaches are close, there is a pool, and birds and an ocelot in a giant cage. It's walking distance to everything, it's being...
Frutas y Verduras
"… Our staff can suggest surfing lessons, yoga classes, diving and more. We also have a selection of surfboards for rental. Puerto Escondido is the perfect place to explore the beaches, mountains, lagoons and villages of Oaxaca. We speak English and Spanish but our international crew is often fluent in several languages. We offer private rooms, cabanas and a communal dorm that holds seven. We also offer an apartment with private...
Puerto Escondido Travel Tips & Suggestions
Puerto is one of my favorite spots. It's one of those places that when leaving it, you know you'll end up back there at some point. Gorgeous beaches, great surfing (but that doesn't even need to be mentioned), really great people, and always stuff going on.
If you've visited Puerto Escondido, add your comments and tips...
Puerto Escondido comments only.
Don't discuss the hostels on this page
, post a review on the hostel's page instead.
Submit a New Hostel
Copyright © 2015 Hostelz.com