Oaxaca Travel Guide
Oaxaca Parks & Gardens
Chacahua Lagoons National Park - The park features an extensive range of maginficent fauna and flora scattered amoungst the range of savannas, mangroves and coastal dunes. Visitors can expect to see a great selection of animal life such as white egrets, crocodiles, iguanas and hundreds of shrimp and freshwater crabs. The park is also a birdwatchers paradise, being home to a wonderful selection of different kinds of birds.
Historical Ethno-botanical Garden - The garden was opened in 1993 and features a true reflection of the biodiversity of Mexico's plantlife. The garden is home to a wide selection of plants which offer visitors an educational look at Mexico's rich ecosystem. Their is also a herbarium, beautiful rest areas and a library.
Oaxaca Restaurants and Bars
El Naranjo - The restaurant is situated on Trujano 203 and is one of the most popular restaurants in Oaxaca. The menu consists of a wonderful selection of traditional Oaxacan and Mexican cuisine. Fot those interested in cooking, the head chef, Iliana de la Vega, hosts some excellent cooking classes for the public.
El Che - Situated on 5 de Mayo 413. This is the perfect place for those who wish to take a break from the spices of traditional Mexican cuisine. The menu features a delicious selection of American and Argentine steaks and ribs. What better way to compliment your meal by combining it with a Caesar and Roquefort salad and washing it down with a classic Martini.
Dona Elpidia - Situated on Miguel Cabrera 413. The restaurant features a very relaxed yet classy atmosphere, with a beautifull decorated inside dining area and a tranquil outside patio. Their menu consists of an excellent selection of homemade Oaxacan cuisine.
Oaxaca Bars & Clubs
El Sol y La Luna - The club is situated on Reforma 502 and has been up and running for more than 20 years. It is therefore safe to say that it is quite a firm favourite with locals. The club features a gorgeous little outside patio and is accompanied by 3 adjoining rooms. Visitors will be entertained with an excellent range of live entertainment.
La Candela - The club is situated on Murgia 413 and offers the wildest and most entertaining salsa and latino evenings. The club consists of a courtyard filled with onlookers watching the locals shake their booties on the dancefloor in the middle of the courtyard.
Bar Sagrario - Situated on Valdivieso 120. This is a brilliant place to go, should your wish be to be entertained by an excellent selection of local live entertainment. The club consists of a bar, a pizzeria and a restaurant, ensuring that there is something for everyone.
- Casa Oaxaca Hotel 407 Garcia Vigil Oaxaca 7 Rooms
- Parador San Miguel Oaxaca Hotel 503 Av. Independencia Oaxaca 23 Rooms
- De La Parra Hotel 117 V. Guerrero Oaxaca 14 Rooms
- Parador San Agustin Hotel 215 Armenta y Lopez Oaxaca 16 Rooms
- Casa Catrina Hotel 703 Garcia Vigil Oaxaca 6 Rooms
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