Playa Principal is the main beach that parallels the pedestrian-only portion of Puerto Escondido’s Adoquin, a cobblestone road for tourists. Playa Principal is the main beach in Puerto Escondido and the hub of fishing, boating and water taxi activities. Pick up some fresh fish from local fisherman at dawn or hire a tourist boat for a day of whale, dolphin and turtle watching or take in a fishing excursion of your own for sailfish, dorado, marlin and roosterfish. You can also hire the service of boats for tours of the beaches of Puerto Escondido. Enjoy watching the local children play a game of soccer on the beach or sip a cerveza at one of the local beachside restaurants. There is much to do and explore at Playa Principal.