Santa Cruz Bay, Huatulco

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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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  • September 27, 2017
    It was one of the places that I recommend and that I now recommend to visit, very clean always friendly people, the food is delicious, exceptional gastronomy, mezcal tests you are happy more travel
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  • September 3, 2017
    Beach is a few minutes from the Centre, the waves are calm more or less clean water nearby is the pier, sand is soft and in certain parts there are some stone, so there is that look a good area, you can snorkel... There are restaurants where to eat, I liked I think isn't the best bays.
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  • August 25, 2017
    In contrast to Yucatan, sand is not white, but yellow what gives water a touch of emerald green. The Bay is super quiet and restaurants offer products with affordable prices. Close to the hotel. Ideal for peace of mind. The water isn't as cold as I imagined.
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Where to stay in Huatulco

The planned resort region offers a large selection of accommodations at surprisingly budget-friendly prices. Stay near Marina Chahue for the best access to boat tours, Santa Cruz Huatulco for proximity to the nearby national park, or the main township of Crucecita to be surrounded by the most convenient amenities. For something a bit quieter and more focused on the beach, look slightly north to Tangolunda.
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