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All you need to know before going to Huatulco!

Huatulco All You Need To Know

Getting Around In Huatulco

Bahias de Huatulco, or simply Huatulco, is a beautiful laid-back destination in the southern part of Oaxaca and it is centered around four small towns of La Crucecita, Santa Cruz, Chahue, and Tangolunda. It is only 1-hour flight from Mexico City (Interjet) or a 10-hour drive. You can also get there by land, but buses from Acapulco, Mexico City, Oaxaca, Puerto Escondido and Pochutla get only to La Crucecita; there are no bus stations in Santa Cruz or Tangolunda. If you plan to fly from the US you should check flight by American Airlines, US Airways, and United. The flights are more frequent during the winter season.

If your Huatulco air/hotel package does not include the bus transfer you can easily get an “authorized taxi” from the airport or an “authorized shuttle”. Remember that authorized transportation is more expensive, so if you prefer, just walk 500 meters to the main road and grab a normal cab or a local bus. Hertz, Europcar, and Thrifty provide car rentals at the airport if you prefer to drive yourself, and Huatulco is quite comfortable and safe to get around by car. Already in your hotel, getting around the bays is quite easy, although walking is not recommended for the distances. However, taxis are pretty cheap and not difficult to find.

You will probably pay less than 50 pesos to go from one town to another. You can also hire a taxi by the hour or negotiate the price for the day. There are also minibusses available between the towns and the cost is only 5 pesos. The biggest attractions of Huatulco are its 36 beaches and nine bays: Conejos, Tangolunda, Santa Cruz, Chahue, Maguey, Organo, Cacaluta, Chachacual y San Agustin. Four of the bays are ecological preserves and no development is permitted. The whole area is considered an ecological zone and it boasts its modern water and sewage system. You will be able to drink water directly from the tap!

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If you are a watersports fan Huatulco is a place for you. You can try diving, snorkeling, rafting, kayaks, and on land, also horseback tours, bike riding, rappelling and bird watching. Shopping is a bit limited in the area but you can find plenty of stuff in La Crucecita. In the shops around the central plaza, you will find a wind range of regional goods, silver jewelry, tequila and other typical souvenirs. Crucecita is also a great spot to dine, and much cheaper than eating in Tangolunda Bay, but anyway the choices to eat in Huatulco are almost limitless, from gourmet restaurants to street stands. And everything is absolutely delicious! As far as nightlife is concerned, there are not many dance clubs in Huatulco but again you can find some popular places in Crucecita and on Boulevard Tangolunda. Boulevard Chahué also hosts a hot dance club, so make sure not to miss it. Don’t hesitate and visit Huatulco on your next trip to Mexico!

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