The Destination of Oaxaca Beach.
Given the geographical conditions in which the Huatulco Bays are located, their topography is rugged by mountains, valleys and slopes, being irrigated by the Coyula, San Agustín and Copalita rivers, which gives a special nuance to the majestic landscape in which are the 9 beautiful bays. Huatulco is the 5th. comprehensive development by the Federal Government through the National Fund for the Promotion of Tourism, and includes a territory of 21 thousand hectares and a coastal strip of 35 kilometers.
The paradise of the coasts of Oaxaca
Flora and Fauna, the vegetation of Huatulco Bays is not exuberant, but you can find some of the main tree species, such as the tepguanje, the bushcatcher, the ficus, mecianos, the bunting, as well as low thorny jungle, cactus, forest of gallery and mangrove in the littoral cordon. Its fauna is typical of the neo-tropical zone, with the absence of large predatory mammals; are found, opossums, armadillos. Rabbits, squirrels, and white-tailed deer.
There is a great variety of reptiles and amphibians, including salamanders, toads, frogs, tortoises, land and water, iguanas, boas, as well as a wide variety of birds, both regional and migratory. Huatulco is rich in marine fauna and is occasionally visited by some whale specimens. It is worth mentioning that the Huatulco bays are one of the largest ecosystems in the Mexican Republic to such an extent that it was declared a protected area and that over time it became a national park.
Huatulco Bays is the most complete tourist destination and fully of activities on the coasts of Oaxaca
To do? Among the main activities within the tourist complex are: autonomous and free diving, sport fishing, swimming, motor boating, water skiing, as well as recreational boat rides, land tours and river rafting. Now, in Huatulco Bays, you can rediscover all that and more: The best restaurants, with gastronomy for all kinds of tastes and palates. One of the best golf courses in all of Mexico, with 18 holes and wonderful views of the mountains and the Pacific Ocean.
Fishing in Huatulco offers large quantities of tuna, goldfish, sailfish, blue marlin, black marlin, striped marlin, roosterfish, dorado, among others. Taking into account that the Huatulco bays are a very young development, sport fishing is still practiced with little intensity and at a relatively short distance from the coast (approximately 2 miles). For beginners and experts, snorkeling in places such as La Delivery or Cacaluta is truly a rewarding experience, allowing close contact with nature.
Diving is a must for visitors who go beyond the traditional. Huatulco Bays has the largest coral reef banks on the West Coast of North America and it is also possible to contact professional diving instructors who can guide you to make this practice one of the safest during your stay, as well as there is also a hyperbaric chamber installed in the Naval Hospital. One of the activities whose boom has been on the rise is the descent of the river with kayaks and rafts (rafting).
These tours allow you to get to know new cultures and little-imagined places, maintaining full contact with nature and the ecological environment. Letting yourself be carried away by the wind on a windsurf or sea kayak, while contemplating the contrasting landscape of nature, one of the favorite activities of athletes.
Touring the nine bays by yacht or catamaran, or taking a romantic sailboat ride at sunset, is within the reach of all preferences and budgets. We suggest walks along the trails of the wonderful tropical vegetation of Huatulco, either in ATVs, on horseback, by bicycle or on guided walks, while observing a large number of birds and species of the region.
Visiting the cultivation and production samples of excellent feather coffee, living with the locals and learning about their traditions during a visit to the coffee farms, makes this activity one of the most recommended by lovers of alternative tourism.