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Santa Cruz Bay, Huatulco

#4 of 10 in Nature in Huatulco
Water Body · Nature / Park
Visit the small beach town of Santa Cruz Bay. Situated on one of the nine bays that make up Huatulco, the town has a large pier where you can watch the cruise ships rolling in. Lounge on the soft white sands, explore different lookout points around the bay, or take a boat ride to check out other beaches nearby. In town, many restaurants and cafes serve up Oaxaca's local delicacies, while artisanal shops sell souvenirs. Using our international travel planner, Huatulco attractions like Santa Cruz Bay can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This was my first time in Huatulco, Mexico. I have heard that the Bay Area is one of the most beautiful ones, and indeed they were right! We stayed in a hotel by the Santa Cruz Bay which was only.....  more »
  • One of the best beaches in Huatulco. Very close to city, perfect clear water. One disappointment: it's full of crowds of local people and tourists.  more »
  • The restaurant scouts are aggressive here (to put it mildly). They will literally jump out at your car and try to stop you in the middle of the road. We thought something was terribly wrong with our.....  more »

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