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Playa San Augustin, Huatulco
(4.4/5 based on 380+ reviews on the web)
Sheltered by rocky islands and cliffs, Playa San Augustin features fine, white sand, clear blue-green waters, and coral reefs that attract divers and snorkelers. The beach is nearly one mile (1.5 km) long and surrounded by colorful huts that support bars and restaurants. Rent snorkel equipment and a boat and head on to the reefs to explore the underwater life. The smell of fresh seafood and guacamole will likely lure you into one of the many palapa-style restaurants, where you can try authentic Mexican fare and cold cervezas. Make Playa San Augustin a part of your Huatulco vacation plans using our Huatulco trip itinerary builder.
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  • For us it is the best beach, very clean, is wide, in part the waves are calm, you can snorkel in another and at the end the waves are stronger, so there is something for everyone.
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  • Excellent, very unspoiled Beach, road access is something heavy, is dirt, but much worth, there are tours that take you by boat from santa cruz but obviously get more expensive. bring your team to snorkel this full of life down there!
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  • The best & biggest bay in Huatulco, huge coral reef great for snorkel, lots of beach palapa restaurants, great for a day trip since it's 1 hr away, local transportation, also good for camping trip