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Barbarenas, Calle Conejos, Brisas de Zicatela, 70934 Puerto Escondido, Oax., Mexico
+52 954 161 5332


A sustainable and natural haven for healing and personal growth is provided by Barbarenas, an ecological retreat center within La Punta Zicatela, Puerto Escondido. This well-known surfing area offers the ideal balance between adventure and leisure with its laid-back ambiance and tropical surfer vibes. As you interact with like-minded people in their enchanted paradise, which is dedicated to organizing yoga and holistic retreats, you will feel at ease and relaxed all the time.

A variety of lodging choices are available in Barbarenas, many of which were built by local craftspeople from natural materials. Each bungalow displays distinctive art collections and has a spacious balcony that is ideal for lounging and taking in the ocean view. The retreat center’s features, like natural swimming pools and ocean-view terraces, make it the perfect place to conduct your own yoga, meditation, or holistic retreat. Take in the wonderful ambiance of Puerto Escondido, where time appears to slow down and every moment feels like a leisurely retreat, while you savor vegan meals made by a talented chef using locally sourced foods.

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About Oaxaca

Oaxaca is a state located in southwestern Mexico, known for its vibrant indigenous culture, cunning sceneries, and exquisite cuisine. Here are some key features that characterize Oaxaca:
  1. Colonial Architecture: The city of Oaxaca de Juárez, the capital of the state, is a UNESCO World Heritage site renowned for its colonial architecture. The historic center features well-preserved Spanish colonial buildings, including the iconic Santo Domingo Church and the Macedonio Alcalá Theater. The city’s colorful streets, adorned with vibrant markets and traditional crafts, provide a captivating atmosphere.
  2. Gastronomy: Oaxaca is considered the culinary capital of Mexico, offering a culinary experience like no other. The state is famous for its diverse and flavorful cuisine, which incorporates indigenous ingredients and techniques. Traditional dishes include mole (a rich sauce made with chili peppers, nuts, and chocolate), tlayudas (oversized tortillas topped with various ingredients), and chapulines (toasted grasshoppers). Oaxaca is also renowned for its excellent mezcal production, a traditional Mexican spirit derived from agave plants.
  3. Natural Beauty: Oaxaca boasts a remarkable natural landscape, with lush mountains, valleys, and beautiful coastlines. The Sierra Norte and Sierra Sur mountain ranges offer tourists with opportunities for hiking, birdwatching, and exploring traditional Zapotec communities. The coastline along the Pacific Ocean features beautiful beaches such as Puerto Escondido and Huatulco, allowing surfers, sun-seekers, and nature enthusiasts to have a well-spent holiday.
  4. Festivals and Traditions: The most famous is the Guelaguetza, a colorful folkloric festival that takes place in July, where indigenous communities from different regions of the state gather to showcase their music, dance, and traditional attire. Day of the Dead (Día de los Muertos) celebrations boast elaborate altars, processions, and culinary offerings to honor deceased loved ones.
In summary, Oaxaca is a culturally rich and diverse state in Mexico, celebrated for its indigenous heritage, historical sites, colonial architecture, flavorful cuisine, natural beauty, and lively festivals. It offers visitors a captivating blend of art, history, and traditions, making it a must-visit destination for those seeking an authentic Mexican experience.

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