Huatulco(wah-tool-co). As the hemisphere’s first eco-tourism resort, this unspoiled hideaway remains pleasingly primitive, yet warm and welcoming. Huatulco has no resort taller than six stories, great care is being taken to retain the virgin beauty of this environmental jewel. Your Huatulco escape puts you in reach of spectacular waterfalls, emerald rainforests, whale watching and the ancient culture of the mysterious Zapotec people
Travel Facts about Huatulco:
- If you’re planning on doing some sport fishing, these waters are ideal for catching marlin and tuna. For the serious angler, The International Sailfish Fishing Tournament takes place in the calm and crystalline waters of Oaxaca’s Pacific coast every year.
- Explore the Cascadas Magicas de Copalitilla – Located along the Copalita River, these majestic waterfalls are an excellent place to relax. For a truly unique experience, you can go swimming in this magical atmosphere with its lush vegetation, enjoying nature in its purest form.
- The Punta Celeste archaeological zone is located inside the Botazoo Ecological Park. These ruins are still relatively unexplored; yet trekking through the pristine jungle makes it well worth the adventure. Here you can learn about the magic and mystery of the Zapotec culture. The site was closed for scientific research, but is newly opened to the public.
- Warm semi-humid, with an average temperature of 82°F. Winter temperatures are never below 57°F, whereas late summer’s maximum temperatures increase to 100°F.