A lot of beautiful beaches in Huatulco, Mexico.

Huatulco by Land & Sea

Mother nature shaped this enormous stone face over thousands of years.

Included in your cruise
  • Amazing views of the Tangolunda Bay and a photo op in front of the giant colored letters spelling out ‘Huatulco’.
  • Visit to Evergreen Central Park in downtown La Crucecita, whose church ceiling features the largest painting of Mexico’s patron saint, the Our Lady of Guadalupe. Traditional pre-Hispanic looms, one of the best places for shopping.
  • From a catamaran, your guide will also explain history. Water can shoot up over 100 feet high through this huge blow hole.
  • Mother nature shaped this enormous stone face over thousands of years.
  • Difficulty level

    Level 2: Easy

  • Duration

    3h30

  • Max. passengers

    500

  • Booking Code

    INCL-HTO1

  • Notices

    Huatulco by Land & Sea | Santa Cruz

This journey starts with breathtaking views of Tangolunda Bay, the luxury resort area. From there, a guide will lead you to downtown ‘La Crucecita’, the Evergreen Central Park (Zocalo), and the beautiful church dedicated to Our Lady of Guadalupe, which host of the world’s largest painting of Guadalupe on its ceiling (optional). Several stores await to offer a wide variety of handicrafts, including black pottery from the Oaxaca valleys, rugs and carpets milled on traditional looms, and the world-famous ‘alebrijes’, allegories of fantastic animals. Typical products available there include mezcal (the original Oaxaca version of the well-known tequila), chocolate that rivals the best Swiss-made ones, coffee, regional cheeses, clothes, wines, liquors, and much more.

We will head to the Santa Cruz marina board a catamaran to enjoy Huatulco’s gorgeous shoreline, made up of several small bays with more than 36 beaches scattered between jagged cliffs and mountains. We will pass close to the ship when leaving eastward from Santa Cruz Bay to see the Bay of Chahué, including three beautiful beaches and a marina for private sailboats and yachts. From there, we will go to ‘La Bufadora’ (‘the blowhole’) and take a closer look at the natural features of this paradisiacal area from sea level. Listen to the roar of the ocean’s voice or be surprised by the likeness of an indigenous face that the waves and wind have engraved in stone. We’ll find this at the Stone Face. The trip will continue to the secluded Organo Bay and the more commercial Maguey Bay. As we arrive at the pier next to the cruise ship, you will look back at your time in this port as an unforgettable experience.

Practical information:

  • Language: English and Spanish

  • Included: Water in the buses and water or soda in the catamaran

  • Remarks/requirements: Comfortable shoes, hat, sunglasses, sun block, and insect repellent

  • Walking distance: 110 yards on flat concrete

  • Wheelchair accessible: No