San Jose del Pacifico

San Jose del Pacifico is a small mountain village in Oaxaca, Mexico, renowned for its breathtaking views, mystical fog, and traditional medicinal mushrooms.

San Jose del Pacifico

San Jose del Pacifico QUICK INFO

  • 🇲🇽 State: Oaxaca
  • ⏰ Timezone: Central Standard Time (GMT-6)
  • ✈️ Airport: Huatulco International Airport (HUX)
  • 💲 Currency: Mexican peso (MXN)
  • ✈️ Cheap flights:
  • 🕝 Average Trip Length: 1-3 days
  • 🛃 Visa: 180 days
  • 🚑 Travel Insurance: Ekta
  • 📲 Best Sim Card: Telcel
  • 🔌  Power plug: Type A (US, Canada)
  • 🚰 Tap water: Not drinkable
  • 💰 Cashless: No
  • 💵 USD allowed? No

San Jose del Pacifico is a village nestled in the Sierra Sur mountains of Oaxaca,, Mexico, standing at an elevation of about 2,500 meters.

Historically, it has been a significant place for the indigenous Zapotec people, known for its rich biodiversity and traditional use of medicinal plants and mushrooms.

The village gained prominence in the 20th century as a hub for those seeking spiritual enlightenment and natural healing through the use of sacred mushrooms, “hongos mágicos,” which have been used in local healing ceremonies for centuries.

San Jose del Pacifico is special because of its unique blend of natural beauty, cultural richness, and spiritual significance. The village offers stunning vistas of the surrounding mountains and forests, often enveloped in mystical fog.

Its remote location provides a serene getaway for visitors from around the world. The traditional use of medicinal mushrooms for spiritual and healing purposes draws those interested in exploring ancient practices.

Additionally, its community of indigenous people and the preservation of their cultural traditions in harmony with nature make it a unique destination for cultural tourism and eco-tourism.

  • San Jose del Pacifico, Oaxaca
  • Huatulco International Airport (HUX)
  • Rainy season: Jul-Oct
  • Hottest Month: August
  • Coldest month: January

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