You will be spoiled with an abundance of things to do and see along the Oaxaca coast
There are so many beaches to explore, each with it’s own personality and charm. From Huatulco to Puerto Escondido, be amazed at the fascinating eco-tourism, beautiful landscape, delicious and fresh seafood, and warm Mexican culture the Oaxaca coast has to offer.
Let’s take a tour…
Bahias de Huatulco
Huatulco, Mexico consists of 9 bays and 36 beaches, all with a different personality and charm.
Santa Cruz is the hub of commercial and tourist activities. It offers many amenities including hotels, craft shops, bars, restaurants, excursion agencies and rental shops. Enjoy a day of fun in the sun on the beach or book a fishing/tour boat, hobie cat or seadoo and enjoy a day out on the water exploring Huatulco’s 9 bays and 36 beaches.
Beaches of Puerto Angel
Head south of Huatulco along the coast where you will be further amazed by the beautiful beaches the Oaxaca coast has to offer. Offering their individual take on the coast’s attractions, each beach provides something different. Long golden sand beaches, lagoons full of wildlife, dolphin and whale watching tours, diving, snorkeling, surfing and sport fishing. These are some of the things you get to experience in this perfect paradise.
La Mina is perfect for an enjoyable day with family & friends where you will relax on the fine-grained white sandy beach and soak up the sun. The waters are calm in this small bay making it perfect for swimming and snorkeling. It is recommend to pack a lunch and refreshments for a day at La Mina as there is no tourist infrastructure.
If you are seeking seclusion and a private getaway, Playa del Amor AKA ‘Lover’s Beach’ is the perfect spot. Set away from tourists and vendors, this beaches is surrounded by high cliffs making it the perfect place to get away for a romantic, relaxing day.
With Playa Mazunte to the East and Playa Mermejita to the west, Punta Cometa is one of the most prominent peninsulas in the South Pacific. Also named the Sacred Hill, Punta Cometa is Mexico’s most southwestern point in Mexico, a spectacular place where you can see the sun rise and set on the ocean year round from this magnificent view.
Beaches of Puerto Escondido
Further south and nestled between the end of the Sierra Madre del Sur mountains and Pacific Ocean is the coastal resort of Puerto Escondido. This laid back hippie town is considered one of the most important tourist attractions on the Oaxaca coast. It is loved by travelers, expats and surfers and is a popular investment and retirement location for Canadians and Americans. Puerto Escondido is home to the Mexican Pipeline, making it a world class surfing destination.