Ecotourism is a trend that has become strong in recent years, since the most common vacation destinations do not satisfy our desire for peace and relaxation, in addition to the fact that they have become highly polluting activities for the environment and for ourselves. Fortunately, we live in a world full of hidden paradises that call us to delight ourselves with their exotic attractions. Today, we will talk about the region of Oaxaca , in the south of Mexico, a warm place, full of nature and pure air, perfect for our trip of purification and relaxation alone or with the family.
Here are 10 Cabins in nature near Oaxaca City where you can stay and have everything you need to make your tip perfectly relaxing and wonderful.
They are located just 15 km from the city of Oaxaca, in the town of San Pablo 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 promote ecoturism, such as observing or participating in the restoration of degraded lands, reforestation, permaculture, alternative energy generation, among others.
Located in Santa Catarina ixtepeji, it consist of 9 cottages that have a very country style due to the great natural wealth of pine forests. This area consists of 4 main routes for incredible biking or walking trails that are: Peña Piedra Prieta, Mirador Pelao Chiquito, La Cumbre, La Cascada, and Ixtepeji-Las Animas.
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 ecoturism experience almost like vacation managed by a common travel agency. The community of the area welcomes you in their very well equipped cabins and delights you with all that its 8 villages have to offer in terms of ecotourism with activities such as: Agrotourism, horseback riding, hiking, biking, bird watching, cultural tourism and adventure activities in the nature. You can visit the website of Sierra Norte and gte information about the tourist packages they can offer you. Always in mind that in end it will be the friendly locals who will guide you in your great adventure.
This area is made up of the largest concentration of members of the Zapotec indigenous people. It is an area cataloged as one of the best preserved natural areas and richest in flora and fauna in Mexico, this is due to the diversity of birds, butterflies, and flowers that are found. You could stay in one of the 9 cabins for tourists and enjoy a moment of rest after practicing some activities such as hiking, camping, zip line or learning a little about traditional medicine.
It is just 1 km from the town of Benito Juárez, it is one of the highest points of the Oaxacan orography because it is at 3,050 meters above sea level. We found the Ecoturism Center Cabañas Benito Juárez that offers lodging in cottages with a rustic style, a large garden and access to the Ecopark, has multiple natural attractions of forest with pine trees of 300 years of life and 30 meters high. You can go biking, zip line, horseback riding and hiking.
Located in San Antonio Cuajimoloyasa, 56 km from the city of Oaxaca, is one of the best places for 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 during the penultimate weekend of July do not hesitate to attend the traditional regional fair of wild mushroom that is held every year.
If you want to stay in this area you have a great variety of cabins that this community has to offer, without a doubt it is a place where the commitment with the 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 in the world for its biodiversity. Being the ideal place for adventure and adrenaline lovers because in this area you can perform activities such as zip-line, aerial games, rappel, climbing, mountain biking, hiking, flora and fauna observation, fishing, climbing, horseback riding and caving.
It is part of the natural monument Yagul, which in turn is part of the Archaeological Corridor of the Valley of Tlacolula, Oaxaca. In this area were found the oldest remains of corn approximately 10,000 years old, in addition to having endemic flora, meaning that they are plants with which the nomadic human had to deal daily before. It also has a diversity of fauna, ranging from pumas, white-tailed deer, eagles, among others.
This is an ecotourism center belongs to the Zapoteco ethnic group, where their customs are still present today, where honesty, work, respect for human life, family, nature and love for education are just some of the values preserved by its inhabitants. One of its great attractions are the caves, a system of caves and rock formations created by water filtrations, halfway through the tour there is a cenote where you can swim and enjoy its crystalline waters.