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Reservations: stay@geckorockresort.com
Santa Elena, Oaxaca, Mexico

Awesome vacations start with great food.

Every meal we serve is prepared from the freshest best-quality ingredients.

While we do serve a variety of Mexican entrees, our menu is not limited to the local cuisine. We also feature international flavors including Vietnamese, Thai & Korean as well as a collection of American favorites.

Having lived in a number of different countries from around the world, Aileen has a knack for creating fusion dishes that are melt in your mouth delicious.

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A few examples of the meals we serve —

Sample Menu
Breakfast
  • Huevos Rancheros a la Bandera (with chorizo, bacon or vegetarian)
  • Homemade granola with yoghurt and a platter of fresh seasonal fruit
  • The best waffles on the coast
  • Fluffy omlettes with Oaxacan cheese and grilled tomatoes
  • Lunch
  • Cumin, lime, black bean and quinoa salad
  • Crispy fish tacos (everyone’s favorite!)
  • Chicken molotes (local empanadas in a yummy poblano chili sauce)
  • Shrimp and octopus cocktail (a must-try for any visitors to this coast)
  • Dinner
  • Slow roasted sweet chipotle pork (another favorite)
  • Scrumptious Paella with a Mexican twist
  • Thai green coconut chicken and prawn curry
  • Ginger glazed Mahi Mahi
  • Dessert
  • Chocolate volcanoes!
  • New York style cheesecake
  • Carrot cake with cream cheese icing
  • Home baked Mexican flan
  • Have dietary restrictions?

    We do our best to cater to any and all special dietary needs including food allergies. We can prepare menus for vegetarian, vegan or gluten free diets.

    If you’re the type of traveler that likes to eat light and healthy while on holiday we’ll be sure to prepare plenty of salads and provide a wide selection of tropical fruit, fresh fruit juices and mega healthy smoothies.

    How does the food work?

    At Gecko Rock you won’t be ordering meals off of a menu like at a traditional restaurant. Instead, we put together a customized menu of dishes perfectly suited to your tastes.

    The process works like this:

    1. A few weeks before your stay we’ll send you a questionnaire to get basic information about your likes/dislikes and any dietary restrictions.

    2. Armed with this information we’ll put together breakfast, lunch and dinner ideas suited just for you.

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    Recreate Our Amazing Dishes at Home

    So many guests asked us for recipes that we went ahead and printed up a cookbook. Ask about purchasing a copy of Flavors of Gecko Rock at the end of your stay. Thank you to PrintingCenterUSA for doing such a great job with the printing.