Huatulco, formally Bahias de Huatulco, centered on the city of La Crucecita, is a tourist development located in Mexico. It lies on the Pacific coast in the Oaxaca state. The tourism industry of Huatulco is centered on its 9 bays, thus the "Bahias de Huatulco" name, but has since been shortened unofficially to simply "Huatulco".
Huatulco is situated in the Oaxaca state where the foothills of Sierra Madre del Sur mountains meet the Pacific 500 km south of Acapulco, Guerrero. Huatulco's population is around 50,000.
Huatulco features a wide variety of accommodations (rooms for rent, vacation condominiums, luxury villas, small economy luxury hotels), as well as some luxury resorts that are standing on or close to the shores of Tangolunda Bay. Camino Real Zaashila (former Omni Zaashila), Las Brisas (former Club Med), Dreams Resort & Spa (former Gala hotel), Barcelo and Quinta Real Huatulco are examples of the most popular resorts in the region.
Bocana del Rio Copalita is a renowned 2,500-year-old archaeological site about 10 kilometers from the bays, open to the public. Its name means "place of copal". Bocana del Rio Copalita covers an areas of 35 hectares. Landmarks of the site include a museum, main temple, temple dedicated to serpent god, and a Mesoamerican ball court.
There are several coffee plantations, still in operation, that give tours, including Finca Monte Carlos, Finca (farm) Las Nieves, Finca Margaritas, Finca La Gloria and Finca El Pacífico. Finca El Pacifico is famous for its organic coffee called "Pluma Hidalgo," and is surrounded by ravines and waterfalls. Finca La Gloria is famous for the "Mariposorio Dain Biguid" butterfly sanctuary, where plenty of species of butterflies can be seen and "Llano Grande Falls". Rio Copalitilla has its source there.
The Huatulco cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Huatulco, Mexico Riviera.
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Port Huatulco cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Huatulco, Mexico Riviera. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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