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Things to do in Puerto escondido : kayaking the Mexicoast

2 Ocean KayaksCasa Blanquis offers a new experience in AIRBNB: kayaking the Mexicoast in the quiet “winter months”. Ruben from Casa Kalani and I personally supervise this activity in and around the bay of El Puertecito. We have 2 Ocean kayaks, 1 KAM Kayak and 1 Herritage red fish 14 feet kayak. All 4 sit on top and unsinkable. Fishing equipment is brought by the customer but can also be rented on site if desired (except fly fishing equipment). Non-AIRBNB renters and clients of Casa Blanquis or Casa Kalani can of course also rent these kayaks, feel free to send a whatsapp to

+52 1 954 131 8754 or +52 1 954 159 0357


Things to do in Puerto Escondido : Manialtepec lagoon

viajes el colibriIf you love nature, bird watching or cruise the tranquil waters of the Manialtepec Lagoon and spend an evening explore the glowing, bio-luminescent waters Casa Blanquis can recommend you a dedicated young man : Sulen Martinez from Viajes El Colibri (Chuki for friends).All my guests/friends were very happy with his guiding, for more info just give him a call or send a message to his cell phone.

We (Ruben and I) love the lagoon, it’s a peaceful environment and even when the fishing is bad we enjoy this little paradise every time.  Just scroll in my youtube video channel  to find some short (fishing) videos about Manialtepec lagoon. Enjoy !



Casita Blanquis,Puerto Escondido,Oaxaca, Mexico

Casita Blanquis, ideal for an affordable family. and / or fishing holiday is located 300 meters from the Pacific coast in a quiet Mexican village.

The casita is new since November 2019, has 2 bedrooms with air conditioning and ceiling fans, a complete bathroom, a safe and equipped kitchenette. Rent via AIRBNB but also directly via email to casablanquis@casablanquis.com

What does Casita Blanquis cost: 80 USD per night (1-4 persons)

What can Casita Blanquis offer  :

Don’t hesitate and send an email to casablanquis@casablanquis.com for more information.


Fishing report Puerto Escondido January 2019

capi GeorgieAs promised from now on at the end of every month an overview of the beach and inshore catches in and around Puerto Escondido.

Beach fishing is limited to a few hours a week for me, January is a quiet month in Puertecito for catches from the beach. Cold currents cool down the beach water to approx. 20 ° C. and you have to be really lucky to see some activity. The big schools of jacks, sierra, … are now a few miles from the shore and can only be reached via a boat. One big exception: the beach around La Punta /Zicatela. Buddy Ruben catches early in the morning some nice fish there  , not only from the beach but also with his Ocean kayak.

I was invited for a morning boat fishing with a neighbor and good friend Mark and his wife Nikki. A morning never to be forgotten, my eldest son Jaffet has even caught the heaviest wahoo I have ever seen in this region. I was captain of the day but could also catch my first wahoo.

Mark's wahoo

These wahoos are beautiful and superfast predatory fish, they are only around in January / February. The catch location: a huge boulder on a 10 minute boat ride from Puerto Escondido. Upon arrival at that underwater rock the fish were clearly visible on the depth gauge, after a few meters of trolling the first “barriletes con dienes” were caught, alternating with (small) dorado and ….. wahoo. The party continued until the current fell out.My first wahoo
Everything was neatly put back except the wahoos and some nice barriletes con dientes. These skipjacks with teeth are in contrast with the more common toothless skipjack very tasty and are eaten raw like the tuna with soya and wasabi sauce, accompanied by tomatoes and cucumber. 1 wahoo will be eaten by ourselves and “the crew” tomorrow, the other 2 went to 2 poor families together with some skipjacks.

A compliment for Levi from SurfandFishing Charters, I now know how hard it is to steer and position a 29ft. panga with a 250 hp bb engine and Levi does it time after time right down to the meter.

Some videos of Ruben and myself from last month can be found below as well as the facebook page of Levi. Watch and enjoy!

Facebook page Levi : click here


Casita Blanquis : de eerste “review”

Casita Blanquis

Met de jaarwisseling hadden we onze eerste gasten in Casita Blanquis. Een Mexicaanse familie genoot blijkbaar van hun ontspannen vakantie in ons huisje.  Dit is hun  beoordeling :

Es una casa muy bien situada esta muy cerca de la playa, hay una bahía muy bonita donde puedes meterte sin miedo a las olas grandes. La casa tiene todo lo necesario es muy cómoda las camas son muy amplias y tiene todo lo necesario para la estancia. Muy recomendable, la atención de los dueños increíbles muy atentos en todo momento sin duda regresaremos!”

vertaald :

Het huis is goed gelegen pal aan het strand en er is een heel mooie beschutte baai waar je kan zwemmen zonder schrik te moeten hebben van de hoge golven.  Het huis heeft alles wat je nodig hebt, ruime en heel comfortabele bedden.  Aanbevelenswaardig, de attentie van de eigenaars op gelijk welk moment van de dag is ongelooflijk, we komen zeker terug.

Voor ons een opsteker natuurlijk en we gaan door op de ingeslagen weg.  Het huisje is te boeken via AIRBNB  of via een E Mail naar




2018 was goed, 2019 wordt beter !

2018 startte in mineur maar niettemin hadden we een interessant jaar met nieuwe bezoekers/vrienden en met de bouw van Casita Blanquis net vóór ons huis.

Casita Blanquis
ready for Casita Blanquis II

Een nieuw project dat start deze zomer en klaar moet zijn begin november 2019 : 1 extra comfortabel appartement met een tropische tuin op hetzelfde lot van Casita Blanquis. Dit nieuwe huisje zal 2 slaapkamers met eigen badkamer en een keuken/eetkamer  hebben maar wordt meer “open” gebouwd. Een nieuwe uitdaging dus.

Casita Blanquis
Casita Blanquis I

Eens alles klaar zullen we bekijken hoe een klein zwembad te integreren maar dat wordt het finaal project voor 2020,


Stuur gerust een mail naar casablanquis@casablanquis.com voor meer informatie, we hopen jullie spoedig te ontmoeten.


Beach fish contest Agua Dulce, a short afterthought        

Last sunday I participated in beach fish contest for the benefit of a cancer fund in Puerto Escondido and organized by the Barracudas club from Puerto Escondido. Continue reading Beach fish contest Agua Dulce, a short afterthought