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Customer Travel Tips for Oaxaca

88% Avg. city rating Rated by 182 customers

Activities / excursions 93%

Restaurants / eating out 91%

Shopping 85%

Chilling out / relaxing 89%

Getting around / public transport 83%

Sightseeing 92%

Culture 96%

Nightlife / partying 77%

Value for money 90%

Customer Travel Tips for Oaxaca

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91% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 60%
91% Avg. rating


17 Aug 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Partying / nightlife Visiting friends or family

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Santo Domingo

Liked: The food

Disliked: No

91% Avg. rating
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  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
91% Avg. rating


22 Apr 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Enjoy

Liked: Food

Disliked: Dirty

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
80% Avg. rating


16 Aug 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
41+

Customer Travel Tip: Enjoy the food and the culture. Get out to see Mont Alban.

Liked: I like the culture and the atmosphere of Oaxaca.

Disliked: Did not like how the Zocolo has been taken over and turned into a tent city.

91% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
91% Avg. rating


17 May 2016

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Romantic getaway Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Eat the street food and see all the live music and dance you can!

Liked: Culture and music!

Disliked: The crazy heat!

89% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
89% Avg. rating


10 May 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: if there are hostels with pools I would stay there

Liked: sense of esthetics of the city, beautifull city

Disliked: not really

93% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
93% Avg. rating


23 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: Do some trips to villages outside of the city.

Liked: Great day trips, so many villages to visit to learn about artisan crafts and mezcal. Weather is hot but not too bad. Great galleries and fantastic food! Down to earth travelers, many from other parts of Mexico.

Disliked: Nope!

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  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


20 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
City break

Customer Travel Tip: Go there and spend lots of money

Liked: Everything

Disliked: No

96% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 100%
96% Avg. rating


14 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Make the most of the city by planning in advance ***I confused casa gigi with another hostel in regards to the shower. It worked perfectly in Casa Gigi. Also the family were extremely welcoming and friendly.

Liked: Culture, architecture, food, shopping

Disliked: No

98% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
98% Avg. rating


02 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Take a deep breath and jump in!

Liked: The food and the museums.

Disliked: Really big city, no place to relax except the hostel.

80% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
80% Avg. rating


28 Jul 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: buy some coffee here

Liked: a lot of sights close to the town - in 1-2 hours - easy to go there, cheap transportation. amazing guelaguetza festivel in july.

Disliked: too small town

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100% Avg. rating


15 Jul 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Visiting friends or family

Customer Travel Tip: book tour to hierva el agua and monte alban

Liked: the culture and people from there,

Disliked: maybe some places there is not good ilumination.

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100% Avg. rating


14 May 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break

Customer Travel Tip: visit local Sunday market and find nice food in the night market near Zocalo

Liked: handcrafts town with night market and local weekend market, small but colorful and beautiful, and we happened to be there for the 483 years anniversary of the town, so with free concert and folk dancing, superb experience there with friend.

Disliked: nothing

89% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
89% Avg. rating


25 Mar 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Pregunten con las personas locales lo mejores restaurantes, no siempre aparecen en el mapa.

Liked: Todo! es una ciudad muy bonita y con muchas actividades

Disliked: afortunadamente no me tocó ningún problema en mi estancia

96% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 100%
96% Avg. rating


19 Feb 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Know a decent amount of Spanish!

Liked: Lots of markets, easy to get around by foot, a lot of free stuff to look at.

Disliked: Some confusing public transport on days going out of the City, but easily remedied by knowing enough Spanish.

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
82% Avg. rating


06 Feb 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: /

Liked: /

Disliked: /

100% Avg. rating
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100% Avg. rating


18 Jan 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Stay more then a couple of days, there are plenty of activities to do while in Oaxaca and the surroundings!

Liked: Very beautiful place to visit, plenty of sites to see and just walking through the streets will keep you occupied. A must visit !

Disliked: Nothing at all

93% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 100%
93% Avg. rating


17 Jan 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: dont miss the local mercado

Liked: everything

Disliked: no

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100% Avg. rating


17 Jan 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Tip.

Liked: Food!

Disliked: Nada.

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
87% Avg. rating


05 Nov 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Events / festivals Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Plan ahead if you go for Día de los Muertos!

Liked: The nature, food and artisanal crafts.

Disliked: Not really.

91% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
91% Avg. rating


10 Sep 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Go to the museum of Santo Domingo, it is amazing.

Liked: The culture and all the activities you can do here, there are small towns to visit and also a lot of things to do in the city. Also, the weather was really good.

Disliked: It is a little dirty and the public transportation has no schedule.

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88% Avg. city rating Rated by 182 customers

Activities / excursions 93%

Restaurants / eating out 91%

Shopping 85%

Chilling out / relaxing 89%

Getting around / public transport 83%

Sightseeing 92%

Culture 96%

Nightlife / partying 77%

Value for money 90%

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