Best Huatulco Vacation Packages

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Ya Vas' travel tips for your trip to Huatulco

Huatulco is a beautiful beach resort along the Pacific Coast. Located in Oaxaca, the resort comprises several charming small towns, nine stunning bays, many beaches, and wildlife-rich ecological zones. You can also discover more about indigenous cultures and heritage through distinct cuisine, traditions, and way of life. Vacation packages to Huatulco are popular with families, couples, and groups of friends. Here are even more reasons to book fantastic travel deals to Huatulco.

Incredible Outdoor Activities in Huatulco

  • Explore the mangroves and forests of Bahías de Huatulco National Park. Look out for diverse flora and fauna, including deer, armadillos, birds, lizards, and snakes. You can also take boat trips to see dolphins, coral reefs, and scenic views.
  • Swim in crystal clear waters and admire nature's splendor at the enchanting Cascadas Mágicas.
  • Join a diving excursion to explore underwater volcanic terrain and colorful coral reefs. You can spot diverse marine life, including dolphins, whale sharks, turtles, and many fish species.
  • Immerse yourself in a rejuvenating mud bath along the Copalita River, one of the more unusual things to do when you book vacation package deals to Huatulco.
  • Soar above dramatic gorges on a thrilling zip-lining adventure.
  • Get the adrenaline pumping on a rock-climbing expedition.
  • Enjoy a round of golf at the scenic 18-hole Las Parotas course.
  • Travel to the peaceful Sierra Madre Mountains for some epic hiking.

    Best Beaches in Huatulco

    • Walk through banana trees and papaya plantations to reach the gorgeous San Agustín Beach. You can relax on the golden sands of the horseshoe-shaped bay and snorkel over the reef to observe the diverse marine life.
    • Learn how to surf at the rugged La Bocana Beach.
    • Find the picture-perfect Cacaluta Beach and soak up some rays on the sandy shores. This tucked-away gem is fringed by forest, so you must hike, catch a boat, or take an adventurous ATV ride to reach it.
    • Swim in the calm waters of La Entrega Beach, rent a kayak, or relax on the fine sands.
    • Take a boat trip to Chachacual Beach to admire the sparkling blue-green waters and bask on the soft sands.
    • Walk along the shore at Tangolunda Beach.

    Culture in Huatulco

    • Tour the expansive archeological site of Parque Eco-Arqueológico de Bocana Copalita, where you can discover ancient monuments among the dense jungle. Delve even deeper into the past at the ethnographic museum.
    • Admire traditional local crafts at the Museum of Oaxacan Art.
    • Learn more about the area's coffee industry with a trip to Finca El Pacífico.
    • Savor local dishes such as freshly caught fish, the stuffed fried tortillas known as entomatadas, and the lighter tortilla dish of chilaquiles.
    • Shop til you drop and pick up local goods at the vibrant and bustling market in San Pedro Pochutla.
    • Stroll through the quaint town of La Crucecita and admire the striking Parroquia de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe church with its large fresco. Stop by the main square to listen to local musicians.
    • Travel back in time as you stroll along the cobbled streets of the historic Santa Maria Huatulco.

    Things to Do with Kids in Huatulco

    • Meet rescued sea turtles and learn about rehabilitation efforts at Escobilla Sanctuary.
    • Take the kids to the Hagia Sofia Eco Reserve to learn more about sustainability and farming. Wander along the scenic trails to see colorful butterflies and flowers.
    • Book a whale watching boat trip in the winter to marvel at gigantic sea creatures in their natural habitat.
    • Go horse riding through nature.
    • Support local conservation projects at the Iguana Sanctuary.

    Huatulco for Couples

    • Watch the sun go down on a romantic sunset boat trip along the picturesque coastline.
    • Sample the locally produced beverage of mezcal and learn more about the drink's production and history on a distillery tour.
    • Be in awe of the beauty of the bioluminescent Manialtepec Lagoon as it shimmers and shines at nighttime.
    • Feel refreshed with a temazcal experience, a traditional local steam bath. Some all-inclusive packages to Huatulco offer the use of herbal steam baths, or you can enjoy this activity in one of the resort's excellent spas.
    • Climb up Punta Cometa for incredible views.

    Where to Stay in Huatulco

    Book your cheap flights and hotel packages in Huatulco with Ya Vas by Volaris and choose from a terrific range of accommodations throughout the resort area. Whether you prefer convenient all-inclusive getaways, luxurious and intimate villas, bargain hotels, or family-friendly places to stay, you'll find somewhere to like in Huatulco.

    You can drift off to sleep right next to the beach at Tangolunda Bay. If being in the heart of the local nightlife is more up your street, staying in Santa Cruz would be perfect. Pick a hotel in La Crucecita to be a stone's throw from a range of great restaurants, sights, and activities, or stay close to both the downtown area and the beach at Chahue Bay.

    Getting around Huatulco

    While some areas of Huatulco are easy to explore by foot, the main towns are too spread out to be easily walkable. Regular minibus services connect the towns and main beaches.

    Taxis are widely available, and fares are cheap, making this an excellent option for quickly moving around the resort area. There are fixed prices for some destinations, though you should agree on a fee in advance of a ride if there is no displayed fare.

    Catch a boat to visit some of Huatulco's stunning beaches (some are only accessible via water) and soak up the vistas as you bob across the waves.

    Huatulco Airport Guide

    Bahías de Huatulco International Airport (HUX) is situated approximately 25 km from the heart of Huatulco. Jump in a taxi for the quickest and most convenient transfer between the airport and your hotel. You can pre-pay for the journey at the designated kiosk inside the airport. Some Huatulco vacation deals include airport pick up.

    The small airport has one terminal building with two floors. You can pass the time surfing the airport Wi-Fi, relaxing in the pay-to-use lounge, or enjoying a meal in one of the restaurants. Need last-minute souvenirs? Browse local crafts and gifts in the airport shops.

    Best Time to Discover Huatulco

    December to April is the peak tourist season, though enticing flight and hotel deals to Huatulco are available throughout the year. The shoulder month of May often sees prices drop, with even further discounts on flight and accommodations.

    Weather wise, Huatulco is hot and sunny all year round. December to April is the driest time of year. The winter months are also the best time to see whales in the ocean.

    June through to October is the monsoon season, with September seeing the most rain. Rainfall is typically hard but for short periods in the afternoons, meaning visitors can still make the most of the beaches and outdoor adventures for much of the day.

    Huatulco Travel Tips

    • Use eco-friendly sunscreen to help protect the marine life and reefs while protecting yourself from the sun.
    • Pack your own snorkeling gear if you want to explore the waters independently.
    • Join a cooking class to recreate authentic local flavors.
    • Save money on bottled water and instead refill a bottle straight from the tap—the tap water is drinkable in Huatulco.

    Search flights and hotels in Huatulco with Ya Vas for outstanding deals and an unforgettable vacation. Enjoy the lowest priced airfares on one of Latin America's safest airlines and benefit from an included checked luggage allowance. Unwind in a comfortable accommodation and get set to explore the many treasures of Huatulco.

    Book your fantastic trip to Huatulco today!

    The weather in Huatulco

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