Oaxaca has a lot of beaches, places for surfing, cheap and nice beaches with seafood and other services, or bays with very low waves, luxury hotels and services to go to see dolphins, turtles and other wildlife like Huatulco, if you want to know more about this place stay here.
Huatulco is known nationally and internationally for its bays with low waves, soft and white sand andluxury resorts. Huatulco has 9 bays, one of them is Santa Cruz that is a scale of cruise ships.
HOW TO GET THERE?
Huatulco has roads that connect it with Oaxaca city, and also you can arrive in a little airplane to the airport of Huatulco.
WHAT IS A BAY?
Natural entrance of the sea in the coast, with a considerable extension but less than a gulf.
THE 9 BAYS
Huatulco has 9 bays, all different and with different services, know a little bit of how they are, how many beaches there are and what to do in the 9 bays.
TANGOLUNDA: This bay has 5 beaches and is one of the most visited, here there are the most luxury hotels and a golf field. The beaches here have private access and only Tangolunda beach has public access. The hotels that are here are expensive with costs from 2,500 to 7,000 mexican pesos.
In the bay you can swim, know about local gastronomy in some restaurant that is not going to be difficult to find or go to see the sunrise or sunset in the lookout.
RISCALILLO: This bay is located in Huatulco National Park, the access is only by boat, you can rent a boat in Santa Cruz Ba, there are no hotels in the bay, but here you can see wildlife from the national park in land or in the ocean. You can go snorkeling or diving to see fish and coral reefs.
Riscalillo bay is in the national park so you can see a lot of plants like schites, mangroves, organs, turtle leaf and other local plants from the forest, also you can see land or sea wildlife like seagulls, herons, pelicans, diving duck, buzzard, earwigs, puffer fish, octopus, angelfish and purple snail.
SANTA CRUZ: This is other of the most visited, has 7 beaches, in my opinion Entrega beach is the nicer. The beaches of this bay have calm waters, white and soft sand and a lot of services like restaurants, hotels, boat rent and guide to go snorkeling. Other things you can do is go on the banana or take a tour by the bays.
CHCHACUAL: This is other bay in the national park, is one of the virgin bays with white sand and calm and clear water. If you like nature this is your bay. The access to this place is only by sea and this makes it less visited.
CHAHUÉ: Is very close to the center of Huatulco (Crucecita), you can get in car from Chahué boulevard, is a bay with 3 beaches, the water is turquoise-blue and is very big with tourist services near.
Some things that you can do close to the bay are: snorkeling, walk in the beach, see the sunset or sunrise and you can camp.
CACALUTA: This bay is very virgin because the access is only by boat or by dirtroad and is in the territory of the national park, there is wildlife in the decidous jungle that is here, you can do activities like see wildlife, seeing birds, swim, dive, snorkel and be in the 2 beautiful beaches of the bay.
CONEJOS: Conejos bay has 4 beaches, soft and white sand and the beaches are very virgins, the beaches have different dimensions, there are hotels nearby and if you stay in one you can get there walking, in this bay you can be with nature, get a horse tour or a tour in boat or in a four-wheeler.
MAGUEY Y EL ÓRGANO: This bays are connected and have moderated waves and only one beach each one, you can access in boat and is very visited because of the little waves.
In this bay you can go snorkeling, on the banana or swim by your own.
SAN AGUSTÍN: This is the last bay of 9, and not for that is less important, is the biggest and has all the comoditties, you can go in water motorcycle, snorkeling or go in the banana.
I did not mentioned hotels or restaurants because there are hotels and restaurants in Huatulco everywhere, probably every hotel has its own restaurant.
Huatulco offers more than only bays, hotels and restaurants, visit travelinoaxaca.com every week to know more about Huatulco and Oaxaca.
REMEMBER TO TAKE CARE OF NATURE IN THIS PLACES, DO NOT TROW TRASH, DO NOT TAKE NATIVE WILDLIFE AND DO NOT HURT WILDLIFE.
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