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Bahia Maguey

Bahia Maguey is the perfect beach to spend the day.  Whether it be relaxing on the fine white sand or swimming in the clear, warm Pacific waters, this is one beach you don’t want to miss.  The name Maguey is one of the most representative plants in Mexican culture and is the plant used to make […]

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Fonatur: The Birth of Huatulco

Visitors to Huatulco cannot help but notice prominent signs displaying the name FONATUR and many ask what they mean. The name is an acronym that loosely translated signifies “National Tourism Development Fund”. This government fund was established in 1974 with a mandate for the planning, construction and maintenance of sustainable well-designed tourism centers throughout the […]

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How To Eat Like a Local in Huatulco Mexico

When you’re traveling to Mexico, you won’t want to miss out on the delicious fare that awaits! From taco stands to ma-and-pop restaurants, you’ll get a taste for authentic flavors that are missing in the touristy establishments.   Now’s your chance to eat like a local, to enjoy Mexican recipes have been passed down from […]

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Playa Manzanillo

Playa Manzanillo is located west of the lighthouse in Puerto Escondido. Of Puerto Escondido’s seven beaches, Playa Manzanillo, is one of the safest for swimming. It’s also one of the best for snorkeling as it offers a nice sandy ocean floor with calm, clear waters.   To get to Playa Manzanillo, head west from the lighthouse […]

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La Punta

The point or La Punta is located in the southernmost section of Playa Zicatela at the southern end of the beach.  The rocky outcrop, also referred to as The Point features a lighthouse and a number of homes spread across a wide area.   Favored by surfers from all over the world, this great beach offers […]

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Playa Carrizalillo

Playa Carrizalillo is without a doubt one of the most beautiful beaches in Puerto Escondido. Located west of Zicatela, this small 300 meter bay is accessed by a newly built stone staircase. Although it is a bit of a slope and walk to get to, Playa Carrizalillo truly does not disappoint those seeking a peaceful, relaxing day at […]

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Playa Marinero

  Playa Marinero is located between Playa Principal and Playa Zicatela in the surfing community of Puerto Escondido.   This 200-meter long beach is the perfect spot for swimming and beginner surfers.  During the day take in a surf lesson, enjoy a swim or simply relax on the beach while you listen to the waves […]

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Bahia Cacaluta

Bahia Cacaluta is located southwest of the main beach of the bay of Santa Cruz and received its name from the Zapotec word meaning “black bird”, cacalote, the name for a variety of crows or ravens.  This bay is the perfect setting for relaxing and enjoying the beauty of its flora and fauna.  It has been said […]

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