Ecotourism is a trend that has become strong in recent years, as the most common destinations for vacationing do not satisfy our desire for peace and relaxation in addition to become highly polluting activities for the environment and for ourselves. Fortunately, we live in a world full of paradises hidden with the naked eye and that call us to delight in its exotic attractions. Today, we will talk about the Oaxaca region,southern Mexico,a warm place, full of nature and pure air perfect for our journey of purification and recreation alone or as a family.
Below we present 10 Cabins in nature near the City of Oaxaca where you can stay and that your trip has everything you need to be perfectly relaxing and wonderful.
Ecotourism San Pablo Etla
They are located just 15 km from the city of Oaxaca, in the village St. Paul Etla, you will find these beautiful cottages that have been conditioned by the community of the area in the middle of the peaceful forest, where you can stay comfortably and from there enjoy the wonders of flora and fauna, beautiful landscapes and all kinds of activities that encourage the tourism ecology,such as observing or participating in the restoration of degraded lands, reforestation, permaculture, alternative energy generation, among others.
It is a unique and exemplary project where a company called Sierra Norte,together with the inhabitants of the Commonwealth Villages,offer you a complete experience of ecotourism almost as a holiday managed by a common travel agency. The community of the area welcomes you in its well-equipped cabins and delights you with all that its 8 villages can offer in terms of ecotourism with activities such as: Agrotourism, horseback riding, hiking, cycling, observation cultural tourism and nature adventure activities. You can visit the Sierra Norte website and find out what tourist packages they can offer you. Always thinking that in the end it will be the friendly inhabitants of the place who will guide you on your great adventure.
Ixtepeji Summit Ecotourism Park
Located in Santa Catarina ixtepeji, consist of 9 cottages that have a very country style due to the great natural richness of pine forests. This area consists of 4 main routes to make incredible bike or walking trips that are: Peña Piedra Prieta, Mirador Pelao Chiquito, La Cumbre, La Cascada, and Ixtepeji-Las Animas.
Ecotourism Development La Nevería
This area is made up of the largest concentration of members of the Zapotec indigenous people. It is an area classified as one of the best preserved and richest natural areas of flora and fauna in Mexico, this is due to the diversity of birds, butterflies, and flowers found. You could stay in one of the 9 cabins intended for tourists to enjoy a moment of rest after some activities such as hiking, camping, zip line or getting to know a little about traditional medicine.
Benito Juarez Yaat Ecotourism Centre
It is just 1 km from the village Benito Juárez, is one of the highest points of Oaxacan orography because it is 3,050 meters above sea level. We find the Cabañas Benito Juárez Ecotourism Center that offers accommodation in cottages with a rustic style, a large garden and access to the Ecopark, has multiple natural forest attractions with pine trees of 300 years of life and 30 meters high. You can go cycling, zip line, horseback riding and hiking.
Cuajimoloyas Yaa Ecotourism Centre
Located in San Antonio Cuajimoloyasa 56 km from the city of Oaxaca, it is one of the best places to do walking or cycling tours due to the beautiful natural landscapes that surround it, you will have cabins or rooms to stay. If you are in this area on the penultimate weekend of July do not hesitate to attend the traditional regional wild mushroom fair held every year.
Capulálpam Ecological Tourism
If you want to stay in this area you have a variety of cabins that this community has to offer, without a doubt it is a place where the commitment to natural and cultural resources are the most important thing, making an extraordinary fusion of history, nature, gastronomy, music, folklore, traditional medicine and the warmth of its people, are the perfect mix to attract national and international tourists.
Located in Ixtlán de Juárez, it is considered one of the 17 most important areas worldwide for its biodiversity. Being the ideal place for lovers of adventures and adrenaline as in this area you can do activities such as zip line, aerial games, rappelling, climbing, mountain biking, hiking, flora and fauna watching, fishing, climbing, horseback riding and caving.
It is part of the Yagul Natural Monument which in turn is part of the Archaeological Corridor of the Tlacolula Oaxaca Valley. In this area were found the oldest remains of maize of approximately more than 10,000 years old, in addition to having endemic flora, means that they are plants that the nomadic human had to deal with daily previously. It also has a diversity of fauna ranging from pumas, white-tailed deer, eagles, among others.
San Sebastian De Las Grutas
It is a centre of ecotourism that belongs to the Zapoteco ethnicgroup, in which their customs are present today, where honesty, work, respect for human life, family, nature and love of education are just a few values that retain their inhabitants. One of its great attractions is the caves a system of caves and rock formations created by water leaks, in the middle of the route is a cenote where you can swim and enjoy its crystal clear waters.