Attractions

Farm in Bahías de Huatulco

Hagia Sofia

One of Huatulco’s loveliest and most interesting day trips, this ‘agro-ecotourism’ operation includes a large organic fruit orchard and a gorgeous 500m riverside trail with 60 kinds of tropical flowering plants that…
Archaeological Site in Bahías de Huatulco

Parque Eco-Arqueológico Copalita

This pre-Hispanic site 600m north of La Bocana village was opened to visitors in 2010 and is still being excavated. Notable archaeological features revealed so far are limited to a ball court and two fairly modest t…
Beach in Bahías de Huatulco

Playa La Entrega

La Entrega lies toward the outer edge of Bahía de Santa Cruz, a five-minute lancha trip or 2.5km drive from Santa Cruz. This 300m beach, backed by a line of seafood palapas, can get busy, but it has decent (if somet…
Beach in Bahías de Huatulco

Bahía Cacaluta

Cacaluta is 1km long and protected by an island, though there can be undertow. Snorkeling is best around the island. There are no services at the beach. Lancha is one way to get here; you can also walk by the Sender…
Beach in Bahías de Huatulco

Bahía Conejos

Three kilometers east of Tangolunda, Bahía Conejos’ long main beach is divided by a small rocky outcrop into the western Playa Arenas and the eastern Playa Punta Arenas, both reachable by short walks from the paved …
Beach in Bahías de Huatulco

Bahía El Órgano

Just east of Bahía Maguey, this beautiful 250m beach has calm waters good for snorkeling, and no crowds because there's no vehicle access and no comedores. You can come by boat, or walk to the beach during dry weath…
Beach in Bahías de Huatulco

Bahía Maguey

Two kilometers west of Santa Cruz, Maguey’s fine 400m beach curves around a calm bay between forested headlands. A line of large, family-friendly palapas serves fish and seafood dishes for M$100-plus, and there’s go…
Beach in Bahías de Huatulco

La Bocana

About 1.5km east of Playa Conejos, the road runs close to the coast again at La Bocana, at the mouth of the Río Copalita, where you’ll find a decent right-hand surf break and a couple of restaurants. Another long be…
Beach in Bahías de Huatulco

Playa Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz Huatulco's small beach is easily accessible but often crowded, and its looks are marred by the cruise-ship pier. It has several beach restaurants of the kind where staff stand outside with menus trying to…
Beach in Bahías de Huatulco

Bahía Chachacual

Inaccessible by land, Chachacual has two beaches: the easterly Playa La India is one of Huatulco’s most beautiful beaches and one of the area’s best places for snorkeling. No comedores here.