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Huatulco Bay

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Address: Huatulco 70987, Mexico
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+52 958 583 3469
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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I came here for a visit and I have stayed for 3 years now. It is a precious gem - part of me wants to share it and another part of me doesn't because it is perfect just the way it... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Kris B
Santa Cruz Huatulco, Oaxaca, Mexico
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Santa Cruz Huatulco, Oaxaca, Mexico
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I came here for a visit and I have stayed for 3 years now. It is a precious gem - part of me wants to share it and another part of me doesn't because it is perfect just the way it is now.

Thank Kris B
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wide variety of food, some entertainment, Enjoyed the peacefulness. The children were all young. Not many teenagers. Everyone happy at pool or ocean

Thank PJ J
Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Barceló at Huatulco had staff that only seem to help you if you tipped them. small amenities for the people staying there.

Thank juli0mtz
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

People are friendly and helpful. Scenery and weather were beautiful...would travel there again in a heartbeat

Thank Jeannette L
Portland, Oregon
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is quite, beautiful, and safe. My husband and I had a great time and would love to be back ASAP.

Thank Georgina O
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We did the 7 bay tour, we just booked through our hotel the tour, left at 10 am and returned about 5 pm. We took a smaller boat that fits about 30 people. Lunch on the private beach was very good

Thank A B
A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

The best place we've been so far. So clean, great food, amazing staff and a calm serene setting. We are definitely planning on returning.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Gananoque, Canada
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74 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Huatulco is built on a series of bays, divided by bluffs and rocky outcrops. Many different choices for swminning and snorkelling. Most of the beaches have good restaurants. For the price of a couple of drinks, or a little food, they will let you occupy a table with umbrella for hours. Take a boat tour if you can but watch... More 

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Saskatoon, Canada
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131 reviews
83 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

The scenery in the bays is beautiful with cliffs surrounding clear water. In most spots the dropoff is quite steep and water tends to have fair sized waves. The whole area is very clean, restaurants are reasonable and the food is very good. There are an abundance of taxis at 30 pesos anywhere around Crucecita and Santa Cruz. There will... More 

Thank Terry E
London, Canada
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46 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

The resort was a pure Dream Come true as all your needs were granted from room 24 hour service to a 24 hour coffee and snack facility on the second floor just a few feet from the bar.

Thank Don G C

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