Huatulco
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  • Huatulco Bay: Bahías Boat Tour & Snorkeling Experience

    1. Huatulco Bay: Bahías Boat Tour & Snorkeling Experience

    Begin your magical tour with pick-up from the lobby of your hotel in Huatulco Bay. Set off for the main bay at Santa Cruz and board the boat in the dock which will host all the fun. On the journey, be delighted with the views of the sea, vegetation, sand, color, and stillness of the waters. Arrive at Chachacual Bay, which an underwater park which belongs to the Huatulco National Park Protected Natural Area. Stop here to practice your snorkeling and get to know the coral reef and marine species. After this, continue the boat tour and admire the beautiful panoramic views. Witness natural formations such as the Bufadero stone face known as the Mixteco Face and an island shaped like a turtle. Then, the captain will take the boat out to sea so you can keep your eyes peeled for other marine species such as dolphin, manta ray, and different species of turtles and birds. Later, move to Maguey ...

    We really enjoyed the day, we only wished we had known we had to rent a life jacket and flippers, we had brought 500 pesos for lunch and we needed 300 pesos to rent the life jacket and flippers, if we had known everything would have been prefect, we used our VISA for lunch, where we had more cash in the safe at the hotel.

  • La Crucecita: Private Yacht Cruise in Huatulco with Drinks

    2. La Crucecita: Private Yacht Cruise in Huatulco with Drinks

    The day begins with pickup from your hotel in La Crucecita and heads to Huatulco. Hop onboard your private yacht then set sail onto the glistening coast, watching out for dolphins along the way and soaking up epic sea views. Cruise by the area’s many white sandy beaches and beautiful bays, including Santa Cruz, Organo, Maguey, Cacaluta, and Chachacual. Sunbathe on deck and sip on a refreshing beer, or cool off with a swim in the sea and go snorkeling in search of colorful marine life.  There’s also time to stop at a bay of your choice for a stroll along the shore. You can grab a bite to eat at one of the many seafood restaurants, and get a taste of traditional cuisine. At the end of an unforgettable day, enjoy drop-off back to your hotel.

    It was an amazingly fun full day! We were picked up later than described in trip description, but was made up at end of day. Captain and assistant were very attentive, informative and enthusiastic. They played music to our request. Cruised to several of the bays, snorkeled as much as we wanted , swam as much as we wanted and were taken to a beach for a beachside lunch. Captain took us to an area for dolphin watching and kept the beer flowing! We were allowed to take food of our own as well for snacks throughout the day. It really was a very fun day.. If ever I return to Huatulco, I’ll be booking this again! Maybe even a sunset cruise, if available. Keep up the good work!

  • Visit the Bays of Huatulco by Boat

    3. Visit the Bays of Huatulco by Boat

    The best way to experience the beauty of Huatulco it to tour its bays by boat. Explore Santa Cruz, Órgano, Maguey, Cacaluta and Chachacual Bays stopping at each to snorkel and search for fish and other marine life.  Enjoy the panoramic views along the way and end your day at the Bay of Maguey to enjoy a delicious seafood lunch. Afterwards relax or take a swim before returning to your hotel.

    Comfortable boat that held a lot of people but we were only 17 . Got the opportunity to see a killer whale and her baby. Ride lovely and meal on beach good. Snorkeling was awesome!

  • From Huatulco: Full-Day ATV Tour to the Waterfalls

    4. From Huatulco: Full-Day ATV Tour to the Waterfalls

    Enjoy a tour of southern Sierra Madre aboard a quad bike and gain a different view of Huatulco. Drive around the small communities and into the jungle to reach the largest plain waterfalls. This tour takes you into the mountains, where you'll arrive at Finca la Gloria. While visiting their facilities, you'll get to know the entire process of cultivating and transforming coffee beans into a delicious drink. Afterwards, continue toward Llano Grande where you experience a refreshing dive into the waterfalls, a magical place of crystalline waters. End the tour with a delicious traditional Oaxacan meal. 

  • Huatulco: Sunset Boat Tour

    5. Huatulco: Sunset Boat Tour

    Experience the bay of Santa Cruz, a place with a lot of history, where you will board the boat to Chahue Bay. Then, you will go to Tangolunda Bay and then to Conejos Bay to observe and enjoy the wonderful landscapes and rich snacks. Once ready you will embark to go sea inland looking for the perfect place to contemplate the sunset.  When you find the right place you can enjoy and appreciate the sunset and, if luck allows, marine species such as turtles or dolphins. While enjoying this wonderful moment, enjoy an exquisite wine or beer and snack to accompany. Once your tour is finished, the local provider will be waiting for you to return to the hotel. You will not want to go back to earth after having lived this wonderful experience.

  • From La Crucecita: Private Huatulco 5 Bays Boat Trip

    6. From La Crucecita: Private Huatulco 5 Bays Boat Trip

    Discover the paradise beaches of Huatulco on a private boat trip. Cruise to five of the nine bays that make up this beautiful stretch of coastline. Stop to swim, snorkel, and sunbathe whenever you like. Get picked up at your hotel in La Crucecita and head to the port to meet your captain. Keep a look out for dolphins as you sail towards the first beach. Admire the scenery of white sands and crystal clear waters. With this private experience you can choose how long to spend at each spot. Walk along the seashore, relax on the sand, and dive beneath the waves. Go snorkeling to discover the underwater world of corals and colorful fish. Water and soft drinks are included on board the boat. There are plenty of restaurants close to the beach where you can try a variety of delicious dishes, at your own expense. At the end of the trip, get dropped off back at your hotel.

  • From La Crucecita: Turtle Release & Bioluminescent Plankton

    7. From La Crucecita: Turtle Release & Bioluminescent Plankton

    Play your part in Mexico's turtle conservation efforts on this tour from La Crucecita. After getting picked up from your hotel, join a local nature conservation group at a preserved beach. Here, help newborn turtles reach their ocean home and take amazing pictures with a picturesque sunset in the background. After sunset, set out on the Manialtepec lagoon under the darkness of night and marvel at the spectacular natural show that is the bioluminescent plankton. Experience the delightful reaction of millions of microorganisms beginning to illuminate as you swim. At the end of your tour, get dropped off back at your hotel.

  • Huatulco: Awakening With Stars and Dolphins Boat Cruise

    8. Huatulco: Awakening With Stars and Dolphins Boat Cruise

    After pickup at 6:00 AM from your hotel in Huatulco, you’ll head straight to the dock to board your early-morning sightseeing boat on the bay of Santa Cruz. Over the course of your 3-hour cruise, gaze at the stunning, crystal-clear waters of the Pacific Ocean, reveling in the beauty of the Oxacan coast. Keep your eyes peeled for the panoply of sea life that call the waters surrounding Huatulco home — like dolphins, manta rays, or massive sea turtles. As you jet through the waters, your expert captain will find the best spots to give you the best chance of seeing the sea’s most beautiful marine life. Relax as you cruise through the calm waters, gazing at the sunrise over the pristine sea. After your cruise, you’ll head back to the dock for convenient transport back to your hotel.

  • Huatulco: Crocodile & Turtle Ecotour

    9. Huatulco: Crocodile & Turtle Ecotour

    Visit the community of Ventanilla, a protected Natural Reserve where you'll enjoy a 15 minute nature walking tour. Then board a panga boat driven by a local skipper to see the different types of mangroves in the region and observe different species of reptiles, including crocodiles, and birds. Next head to Mazunte. The town's name is derived from the large blue crab that was abundant in the area a few years ago. Here you'll visit a natural cosmetics workshop and learn about the production process. This workshop is an important cooperative in the community. Then, visit the Mexican Center for Turtle Research where the focus is on responsible conservation. Discover the importance of taking care of this local creature and learn some of the challenges faced by the species. Finally enjoy some time at Zipolite beach, an open sea beach where you'll have approximately 30 minutes to explore and ...

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It was an amazingly fun full day! We were picked up later than described in trip description, but was made up at end of day. Captain and assistant were very attentive, informative and enthusiastic. They played music to our request. Cruised to several of the bays, snorkeled as much as we wanted , swam as much as we wanted and were taken to a beach for a beachside lunch. Captain took us to an area for dolphin watching and kept the beer flowing! We were allowed to take food of our own as well for snacks throughout the day. It really was a very fun day.. If ever I return to Huatulco, I’ll be booking this again! Maybe even a sunset cruise, if available. Keep up the good work!

Few dolphins but whales extra. Great French-speaking guide (Alexandre), full of anecdotes and a great culture. We could also see turtles, sea snake (be very poisonous) and finally a band of pelicans.

Comfortable boat that held a lot of people but we were only 17 . Got the opportunity to see a killer whale and her baby. Ride lovely and meal on beach good. Snorkeling was awesome!

Beautiful way to spend the day in Comfort with quality folks!

excelente service very nice captain and super great food