Huatulco is a tourist establishment in Mexico. It is located in the state of Oaxaca where the foothill of the Sierra Madre del Sur mountains kiss the Pacific Ocean. It was initially referred to as Bahias de Huatulco because the destination resort is based on nine bays. Traveling to and from Huatulco can be by road, water, or air.
The Bahías de Huatulco International Airport is the only airport on the establishment and is served nationally by Interject, and Magnicharters, from all over Mexico and internationally by American Airlines and the United Airlines flying in from the major cities in the United States and Canadian cities. Several cruise ships also dock here regularly from all over the world. Santa Cruz Bay in Huatulco also has a pair of cruise ships that bring in tourists regularly. You can also come in by road from other Mexican cities such as Acapulco via the Federal Highway 200, from Oaxaca City, the state capital following the Federal Highway 135, or the Federal Highway 190.
The wide accommodation facilities in Huatulco range from simple well-furnished hotels to magnificent villas with a wide price range to suit your budget. Some of the notable accommodation facilities are: Best Western Posada Chahué-which offers 29 air-conditioned rooms, all of which have cable television, Internet connection, mini-bar, and electronic locks, Flamboyant Hotel, on Gardenia 508 in front of a park in La Crucecita, Huatulco and it is five minutes from the beach, 20 minutes from Huatulco Airport, and a few blocks from the ADO bus terminal and Plaza Conejo-which is located right in the heart of La Crucecita Town, close to cultural attractions and commercial establishments.
On a holiday to the Huatulco there are countless interesting places to visit and things to see. The Bahias de Huatulco National Park located in the town of Santa Maria Huatulco, west of Santa Cruz Huatulco is one of these interesting places. The park which covers an area of about 29368 acres has about 470 different species of reptiles’ species and over 9000 species of plants in its forest and mangroves.
The Bahias de Huatulco Beaches and Bays are also another important tourist destination while on a trip to the establishment. Being composed of a series of nine bays and numerous small coves, Bahias de Huatulco has 20 Miles long jagged coastline, which is made up of about 36 pristine white sandy beaches. The beaches are an excellent site for relaxing, sunbathing, snorkeling and swimming.
The Barra del Potrero Iguana Sanctuary is also a reptile paradise and a very important attraction for animal lovers. Come and learn a lot bout reptiles as you interact with them. This sanctuary can be found at approximately twenty kilometers north along Highway 200 right before crossing the Cozoaltepec River Bridge at Barra del Potrero, near the turtle sanctuary.
The Copalita River runs through lush jungle vegetation and then flows through deep canyons into the Pacific Ocean. A hike along the river bank is one of the most interesting activities you can do along the river. You will have some breathtaking views of the high cliff wall on either side of the river. White water rafting and kayaking tours are also frequently carried out activities.
An exploration of the majestic Copalita Waterfalls – Cascadas Magicas de Copalitilla offers visitors one the most ravishing experience. This wonderful waterfall is located about an hour and a half from Huatulco along the Copalita River, just above the village of Santa Maria Madani.