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Bahia Conejos

Bahia Conejos is located East of Tangolunda and consists of four beaches: Conejos (meaning Rabbits), Punta Arenas, Arena and Tejoncito. The 4 Conejos Bay beaches are excellent for diving, swimming and fishing. Its unique beauty is a high potential for short-term development. Conejos Beach: Fine sand, white and moderate slope, measuring approximately 500 meters long and […]

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Bahia San Agustin

Bahia San Agustin is a must visit during your stay along the Oaxaca coast.  This stunning out-of-the-way beach is considered the most beautiful of all the 9 bays of Huatulco.  Whether you arrive by land or sea, Bahia San Agustin will leave you with a feeling of pure bliss and relaxation.        Protected […]

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San Agustinillo: One Main Road and a Spectacular Beach

Although the distances between pueblos are short when measured in kilometers or hours, a visitor traveling the Oaxacan Coast and touring villages from Puerto Escondido to Huatulco will feel diverse emotions and can anticipate a variety of unique experiences. San Agustinillo is the place for you if you seek tranquility: a place to lie in […]

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Playa La Bocana

La Bocana is located about a 15 minute drive east of Santa Cruz. It’s name meaning ‘outlet’ or ‘mouth’ (in this case of the Copalita River), it is a primal place of craggy rocks and exploding surf. Surfers discovered this region and it’s good surf waves and began competing here in 2003, increasing its popularity. The beach has several palapa restaurants […]

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Playa Santa Cruz

The bays of Huatulco (Bahias de Huatulco) is divided into four main areas.  One of these areas is the small town of Santa Cruz, the most centrally located bay with a large pier where cruise ships dock.   Santa Cruz is the hub of commercial and tourist activities. Santa Cruz offers many amenities including hotels, […]

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Arrocito Huatulco

Playa Arrocito

Playa Arrocito is located just before Tangolunda Bay in the resort town of Huatulco.  Only 300 foot long, this great little playa was named as a result of the sand that looks like small grains of rice. Its name comes from that feature. The sand is very different from other beaches of Huatulco, it is a little […]

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A Reader’s Paradise: La Biblioteca de San Agustinillo

Four thousand books from which to choose—in English, Spanish, French, Italian, Japanese, and Dutch. Books for children in Spanish, French, and English. Make your selections at the Biblioteca de San Agustinillo in the quiet pueblo of the same name (population 250), snuggled between the hip beach of Mazunte and the night life of Zipolite on […]

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Mazunte

West of Puerto Angel is the beautiful beach of Mazunte, about a 20-minute drive from the Viewpoint condo and 1km from playa San Agustinillo. “Mazunte” is derived from a Nahuatl phrase, “maxotetia” meaning “please deposit eggs here” and is famous for the sea turtles that come to lay their eggs on the beach. Before the […]

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