Oaxaca State Vacation Rentals
Offering a diverse selection of historical attractions and waterfront pursuits that are beyond compare, Southeast Mexico is the perfect place for a vacation off the beaten path. The next time you want to escape on a Mexico getaway away from the masses that flock to other parts of the country, stay in a Southeast Mexico vacation rental for an adventure of a lifetime.
Set amidst the Sierra Madre del Sur Mountains in the Oaxaca Valley, guests of Oaxaca vacation rentals
need to set aside some time to soak in the spectacular scenery before getting swept away by all of the exciting attractions. While an afternoon of relaxing in the open Zócalo (central square) and soaking in the Oaxaca atmosphere is the perfect way to become acquainted with the city surroundings, many fine museums, interesting churches, and bustling markets are awaiting for an action-packed getaway.
Although there are 27 churches in Oaxaca, Santo Domingo de Guzmán Church is considered the most important of the baroque religious buildings. Home to the Cultural Center of Oaxaca, the church features a stunning interior, a museum with a collection of pre-Columbian artifacts, and a garden of native plant life. Other churches in the region that simply should not be missed include the Catedral de Oaxaca, the Church of San Felipe, and the Basilica de la Soledad, offering an interesting museum full of religious art.
In addition to the beautiful churches, a stop by the museums is always a worthwhile pursuit for guests of Oaxaca villa rentals. The Oaxaca Regional Museum, considered the finest in the city, exhibits artifacts from Monte Albán and features information about the current population make-up of Oaxaca. The Museum of Contemporary Oaxacan Art permanently displays the work of five well-known Oaxacan artists and showcases modern collections from traveling exhibitions, while the Rufino Tamayo Museum of Pre-Hispanic Art offers a fine and varied collection of pre-Columbian art that was donated by the well-known Oaxacan artist Rufino Tamayo.
Other favorite attractions for visitors to the area include a stop at the ruins of Monte Alban, an important archaeological site in Latin America, and a stroll around the Mercado de Artesanias, where rugs and other native crafts can be purchased.
While Oaxaca is centered around history and architectural beauty, Huatulco focuses on its natural splendor to provide a trip that is miles beyond the ordinary. Visitors of Huatulco vacation rentals
will find a laid back atmosphere, miles of unspoiled, white sand beaches, and a jungle landscape that is breathtaking in person. Although Huatulco is rather undeveloped, meaning there is little shopping, nightlife, or dining options, guests can easily find an unoccupied stretch of sand for a swimming, sunbathing, scuba diving, or snorkeling excursion.
Even though the nine bays and numerous watersports available in Huatulco are always the most popular attraction, ecotourism pursuits are gradually becoming more popular. Outdoor adventurers who want to set out on a daring expedition can try rafting, hiking in the jungle, or rappelling for a memorable, once in a lifetime Mexico adventure. The nearby community of Crucecita also offers excellent shopping and dining options for a relaxing day, and the added sight of the Iglesia de Guadalupe with its expansive mural of Mexico’s patron saint definitely makes it a worthwhile excursion.
Southeast Mexico is a wonderland of various amusements and attractions for a getaway that is far beyond anything you have ever experienced. For a Mexico retreat that integrates you into the community and atmosphere of your favorite destination, book your Southeast Mexico vacation home rental today.