Activities in Huatulco
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Touring the Bays of Huatulco

This is the most popular tour. Enjoy the unique beauty of the bays and beaches as well as the magnificent underwater parks. You should also enjoy the rugged rock formation at “El Bufadero” and the “stone face” in Organo Bay . On this tour you will have the chance to swim and snorkel in the coral reefs. Also, take time to enjoy the music, and delicious seafood in Huatulco.

There are half day excursions, and full day excursions to the various bays. There are boats for hire to visit the places of your choosing. Sailing and sports fishing boats depart from the Santa Cruz marina. Touring the Bays of Huatulco will be one of the highlights of your vacation. Don't miss it!



River Rafting

This is and extraordinary river tour where the vegetation changes as you progress down the river. ‘Wet' your appetite for adventure; your emotions will soar as you “shoot the rapids.” Immerse yourself in the rapids of these two local rivers. It is an adventure of a lifetime. You can choose between a variety of rapids, from mild to raging (Type I through IV). The river tour is available in different types of boats, such as, kayaks, canoes or rubber rafts. This is one of the most magnificent tours because of the combination of river and spectacular views of the gorge. There are four categories of river rapids to choose from so that nobody has to miss the challenge of river rafting. Tours for young children or seniors are available, these pass along the more mild parts of the river. The more raging rapids will leave you soaking wet.



Scuba Diving

Along the fascinating coast of Huatulco you will find a series of beaches, cliffs, rocky islands and coral reefs where scuba divers can practice their adventurous sport.



Wind Surfing and Jet Skiing

If you prefer water sports like jet skiing, or windsurfing, all you have to do is ask in the lobby of your hotel or in the nearest beach club for further information. They can supply you with the equipment that you need and then you will be set to enjoy a sunny fun-filled day at the beach.



Sport fishing

The splendid waters of the Bays of Huatulco are excellent for practicing sport fishing. Huatulco is where fishermen's dreams come true. Marline, tuna and sail fish are some of the examples that you can catch.



Horseback riding


Feel free to explore places that you can't by car. You can cross the jungle on horseback to reach the Copalita River . From there you can gallop on horseback along the seashore and have time to swim in the clear waters of the Pacific Ocean . It is a tour for both novice and expert adventurers.



Bicycle Tour

There are so many things that you can do in the Bays of Huatulco. Are you ready for a tour on a bicycle through the jungle? You will find a good balance in your vacation doing a variety of activities. You can bicycle to the little town of La Crucecita , the lookout points at Conejos and La Bocana , or visit the ecological park of Botazoo .



In the middle of the mountains, not far from the ocean, there is one of the best golf courses on the Mexican Pacific Coast . With an annual average temperature of 28 C you will be able to enjoy the wonderful weather as you play 18-holes. It is a par 72, championship category golf course. There are 6,851 square yards of land. Holes number 4 and 9 of the first round and 14 and 18 of the second round are the hardest due to the distance and obstacles. Hole number 13 is the most panoramic due to the wonderful view of one of the Bay of Tangolunda .




For those who wish to see the Bays of Huatulco from the highlands, the magic word is: rappel. It is an activity where you have to consider a difficult rock climb. Approximately 65 kilometers from Huatulco there is a beautiful waterfall at the Copalita River . The waterfall area has a wall of approximately 50 meters in height (over 150 feet ) with an incline of 95 degrees.


Motorcycle tour

A perfect road for off road (dirt bikes) motorcycles and all terrain vehicles (ATVs) is waiting for you. On both sides of the road, you will find dense vegetation. You will see nothing but greenery everywhere you look. This is an ecological tour full of enormous trees all covered by vines.


Tour of the coffee plantations

The coffee plantation tour is another of the tourist attractions in the Huatulco area. This tour is enjoyed by everyone. Furthermore, you will learn the process of the coffee production. On this tour you will be able to swim in the clear waters of the Copalita River surrounded by beautiful waterfalls of various sizes.