Best Things To Do In Huatulco Mexico

Best Things To Do In Huatulco Mexico – Although Huatulco is best known as a resort with rows of all-inclusive hotels, it’s a beach town with plenty of quiet spots and a nearby jungle full of waterfalls. It’s amazing how many fun things you can do in Huatulco, but there are also many quiet beaches where you can’t do anything.

If you’ve come to Huatulco, you’ve undoubtedly come to enjoy time at sea. You’re lucky this small town is full of them. Every taxi driver we had couldn’t wait to tell us all about the nine beaches and the 30+ beaches (some say 36, some say 37). Most of the beaches are easily accessible by car and can be reached cheaply by taxi from the center of town, called La Crucecita.

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I wrote a lot of posts on all the beaches and beaches worth seeing on your trip, which you can read here:

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The most popular places are Maguey, Entrega and Santa Cruz. The western beaches of the city are calmer than the eastern ones.

Unfortunately, almost all the resorts are located east of the beaches of Conejo and Tangolunda, where the sea is very rough. Although it’s fun to watch the power of the sea, if you want to swim, it’s better to go to the famous places I just mentioned above.

In the town of Huatulco, where I recommend setting up if you want to explore all the different beaches while still having restaurants and bars is La Crucecita.

It’s a very small town and you can see the whole town in less than an hour, but it’s still a quaint place and worth spending time in. A great place where you can find a small church and when the sun starts to set, the main square comes alive. People sing music inside the stage. Vendors selling souvenirs, jewelry and ice cream line the roadside. All restaurants are open and serve delicious food. The karaoke bar plays music and La Crema, the best bar in the city, has people waiting for a free table (well, the latter works on Friday and Saturday nights).

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The ruins of Copalita are about 15 minutes by taxi from La Crucecita. The ruins are small but take about an hour to explore and you can hire a guide to learn more about the different structures. Although it’s not as spectacular as other places around the country or in the Oaxaca region, it’s worth a visit if you’re into Mesoamerican history.

Entrance to Copality costs 80 pesos per person and about 100 pesos one way by taxi. You can explore the ruins, walk through the nearby museum, then follow the paths through the forest to the beach. On the other side is a beautiful river and in front of it is the Pacific Ocean in all its beauty.

If you are looking for tours in Huatulco, these should be your most popular results. There are many travel agencies in La Crucecita where you can book this tour. It includes a stop at at least one waterfall where you can swim under the waterfall. Then you continue through the mountains and forests, where the weather is wet and miserable, until you reach a nearby coffee plantation.

Most of the coffee you see in Mexico from Oaxaca comes from this region of the country. The climate in this forest region is perfect for growing coffee, and many farms here still do it the way they have for generations. You will be able to explore some of the coffee plantations where the plants are grown and see the different stages of the process. Yes, you will taste different cups of coffee from the farm’s beans.

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This is one of the best ways to see different beaches, especially those you can’t get to by taxi. It is a very interesting way to travel. Each boat operates differently, but most depart from Bahia Santa Cruz, either from the beach or from the parking lot (behind the taxi station).

Boats run almost all day until sunset, so you can show up at the port when you want to visit and pay. Prices vary depending on how many places you want to see, if you want to share a boat with other tourists, or if you want to snorkel along the way.

A typical tour is a private boat, which costs about 2,500 pesos (about $125 USD) per boat, not per person, which is more expensive if you are in a group. It starts at Marina Santa Cruz and goes to Bahia San Augustin with two swimming areas. Bring your own snacks and drinks. You can haggle a little over the price of the boat and most of the people at the docks speak English and Spanish.

One of the best things about a boat trip in Huatulco is that you can reach hard to reach beaches where you will be one of the few people walking on the sand.

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These two things are found in almost every lake. I have seen them in Tangolunda, Santa Cruz, Entrega and Maguey and the prices are very low. You can spend as little as 50 pesos (about $2.50 USD) to ride a jet ski, and you can ride on your own if you have experience, or ride with a tour guide (who will be the driver). Driving a jet ski yourself can be very expensive.

Banana boats are small inflatables that carry about 5-7 people. You are anchored and the inflatable is pulled by a small speedboat. They usually take you outside the beach and do a loop before coming back. The trip doesn’t take 10 minutes, but it’s a fun trip for the kids and when you get back to the dock, they board a boat to take you out of the water.

The law requires that anyone on the water, whether on a jet ski or some other type of boat, wear a life jacket.

The seafood in any Mexican beach town is worth a try, but I’ve found the seafood in Huatulco to be the best. Beaches like Santa Cruz, Maguey and Entrega have restaurants on the sand. Just pick a table and they’ll be quick to bring you the menu and take your drink orders.

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I like this setup, which is popular in many coastal towns in Mexico, because you can order a few beers and sit under umbrellas and chairs for free. All of these restaurants offer ceviche, fried fish, fried shrimp, and some even have lobster.

There is also a small beachside restaurant in La Crucecita that I highly recommend, Los Portales. It’s right around the corner from the main square and they serve some of the best ceviches I’ve had in the entire country.

For the best shrimp tacos on the West Coast, visit Fish Chef. It is a few restaurants away from the main road that connects La Crucecita to all the beaches. When you find Chedraui, the biggest shop, cross the street and you will see the Fish Chef. At night, it’s a great place for meat tacos, but for lunch, there’s no better fried shrimp in all of Oaxaca.

In addition to delicious seafood, Huatulco also has many other things that you should not miss. Oaxaca is famous for its food and you can try the famous Oaxacan dishes here. The food you will see the most in La Crucecita is Tlayuda. Tlayudas are large, flaky, small tortillas filled with refried beans, cheese and your choice of meat. They are then folded in half and grilled over charcoal to make the cheese creamy and sweet and the tortilla crispy. It’s good.

The Coast Is Clear

This quaint coastal town is a popular day trip from Huatulco. I say negative because Mexicans know it well as a nudist beach, although there are a few beaches to choose from. The journey from the center of La Crucecita to the main beach of Zipolite takes about one hour and 15 minutes.

The city is growing rapidly and has begun to be seen as an alternative to a large coastal town

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