San Agustin Beach Local Communities and Reef Snorkeling Tour

Tours & Sightseeing in Puerto Escondido

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Enjoy a snorkeling tour at San Agustin Bay and admire amazing marine life. You'll drive by the coastal road and get to also see local communities and admire spectacular views of the Pacific Ocean and the Sierra Madre del Sur. Some of the towns you'll see include El Tomatal, Agua Blanca, El Puertecito, Escobilla, Colotepec and Cozoaltepec Rivers, San Isidro del Palmar and more. Your tour includes transport and a professional guide. 
Your tour begins with hotel pickup in Puerto Escondido at 8am. You'll drive by the coastal road heading towards the South as your guide/driver gives you a briefing of what the tour will entail and what you see along the way. You'll pass by different communities as your guide tells you how people live around the Oaxacan Coast. You will stop at the community of San Isidro del Palmar where you can have breakfast (not included) or try a Oaxacan dish/snack. You'll continue driving on the coastal road until you reach the marina Santa Maria where you'll go through13 kilometers of dirt road and arrive directly to the beautiful bay of San Agustin (St. Augustine). Once at this beach, you'll get all necessary equipment and go snorkeling and have the opportunity to see many colorful fish, starfish, coral, sea urchins, and more. Your guide can take pictures for you underwater during the tour.Then, you can enjoy a good meal of seafood, fish, shrimp, octopus, lobsters, oysters, and more (not included) and relax for a bit, before heading back to Puerto Escondido. 

What’s included

  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Snorkeling equipment

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Gratuities


  • Perfect for all ages and skill level
  • Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Great overview and orientation of the city