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Experience Huatulco

Huatulco Overview
Fast facts
  • Nine sparkling bays, perfect for water sports
  • 36 picturesque sandy beaches
  • Beautiful tropical weather with 330 sunny days a year
  • Green Globe certified for its commitment to sustainable tourism

Nestled between the sparkling waters of the Pacific Ocean and the rolling foothills of the Sierra Madre Mountains, Huatulco is one of the fastest-growing tourist hotspots in Mexico. Famous for its nine beautiful bays, 22 miles of stunning beaches and 330 days of sunny skies, Huatulco is an ideal year-round vacation destination for those looking for a tropical paradise away from the crowds. This pristine paradise is an eco-adventure hotspot, receiving the Green Globe certification for its commitment to sustainable tourism in 2005. One of the most bio-diverse areas in Mexico, vacationers visiting Huatulco can go from snorkelling along colourful coral reefs in crystal-clear waters to exploring lush cloud forest 4,400 feet above sea level in just over an hour! Vacationers can explore the nine scenic bays with a variety of water sports from surfing to scuba diving. There’s plenty for thrill-seekers to enjoy on land as well, with off-road ATV adventures, horseback rides through the jungle and river rafting tours. Travellers can immerse themselves in the rich culture of the region with tours through the towns and villages in the area, visit local coffee plantations and explore ancient Mayan ruins. After building up an appetite discovering all that Huatulco has to offer, vacationers can dive into the local cuisine with delicious regional dishes featuring local specialties like tamales, quesillo cheese and chorizo. With so much to see and do, Huatulco is the perfect destination for all vacation styles.

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Travel tips

National language: Spanish

Currency: MXN (Mexican Peso). We recommend travellers bring USD (United States Dollar) for their vacation to exchange to pesos at their resort.

Language notes: Hola! While the local language is Spanish, English is widely spoken in resorts and tourist areas.

Voltage: 110V

Travel tips: Canadian devices use 120 V and will work with 110 V. Many resorts have 120 V plugs. For older devices, items using motors or heating (heated beauty tools, electric toothbrushes) and three-prong plugs we recommend bringing an adaptor with voltage conversion.

What to pack: Don’t know what to bring? Don’t worry. Click Here for a full checklist to print and refer to when packing for your all-inclusive vacation in Huatulco.

What to buy: You can enjoy some of Mexico's best coffee in Huatulco, where vast plantations and coffee fields lie. Don't leave without picking up a bag of Huatulco-grown coffee beans to enjoy a taste of Mexico when you return home.

Getting around: Your local Sunwing Experiences representative will handle your airport transfers, providing you with round-trip transportation from the airport to your resort and back. To discover all the incredible things to do and see, Sunwing Experiences will take you on a range of exciting tours and excursions.

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Sunwing makes every effort to ensure the accuracy of the information contained herein and cannot be held responsible for changes, errors or omissions. Please note that all pricing listed is subject to change with or without notice.

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