Huatulco, in addition to the beauty of its hotel zone, is actually an adventure zone, too. Don’t wait to visit! Its modern airport is just 11.8 miles from the hotel zone, and Huatulco is recognized throughout Latin America for its environmental Green Globe certification, now four years running.
Keep reading to discover 10 exciting activities you can do to enjoy your stay even more while relaxing in Huatulco.
For adrenaline-pumping fun, head over to the Copalita river for four kayak routes including white-water rapids.
The largest coral displays in Oaxaca can be seen off of La Entraga beach. Dive in!
- Great eats
Don’t miss the La Probadita restaurant in Huatulco’s center. Try the delicious “oaxaqueñas” and don’t forget the cheese, chocolate, mezcal and if you dare, the “chapulines.”
- Get in touch with nature
The nature reserve Ventanilla is the perfect place to reconnect with all that’s natural, and includes a crocodile hatchery, deer and iguana in addition to countless birds. It is located one hour away (approximately) from the hotel zone.
- Unbelievable swimming
Step into the Huatulco jungle to arrive at the Magic Falls, a river of crystal clear waters bubbling up from pure springs below. Don’t just dip. Go for a swim.
- Ship ahoy
Grab this chance to see Huatulco’s beaches by boat. Take a water tour of Santa Cruz, El Órgano, Maguey, Cacaluta and Chachacual. You’ll find the view from offshore inspiring.
- Cross the Oaxacan jungle
With just a simple training and safety talk, you’re ready to cross the jungle in a 4×4, from interior dirt roads to the coast.
- Cast off
Go deep-sea fishing, seven miles offshore. Choose between renting a yacht, or a boat. Either is sure to have all the fishing gear you need. Cast for marlin, huachinango, skipjack, sierra, barracuda, sail, dorado and tuna.
- Tee off
The 18-hole Tangolunda golf course is one of the Pacific coast’s best. Opened in 1992, it was designed by Mario Schjetnan Dantan. It has a professional shop, golf clubs and golf cart rentals.
- Coffee tasting
Get ready to visit a coffee farm, such as La Gloria, where you can learn about the process of planting, growing and manufacturing organic coffee in the famous Sierra Madre of Oaxaca. What a brew!