Welcome to Playa Escobilla

This 15km-long beach, beginning about 30km east of Puerto Escondido, is one of the world’s major nesting grounds for the olive ridley turtle (tortuga golfina to Mexicans). Up to a million female olive ridleys a year arrive at Escobilla to lay their eggs, with numbers peaking at night for a period of about a week around the full moons from May to February – a spectacular phenomenon known as an arribada or arribazón... Read More

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