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Huatulco, Mexico

Its ancient name means "the place where wood is adored." Thanks to some eco-tourism planning, Huatulco retains a great deal of its beloved natural beauty that surrounds its nine crystalline bays and has been awarded the prestigious Green Globe certification for its efforts.


  • Port Name & Location
    Santa Cruise Bay
    Ship will DOCK at this port
  • Time Zone
    CST (Central Standard Time)
    UTC/GMT -5 hours
  • Language
    The local language is Spanish. Say "good evening" in Spanish: "buenas noches."
  • Currency & Shopping
    Mexican Peso (MXN)
    Native crafts, clothing, jewelry and souvenirs.
    • Famous For
      Huatulco has one of the most important ecosystems in Mexico with a myriad of beaches on nine bays.
    • Fun Fact #1
      Surrounded by lush lowland jungle vegetation, the beaches are known for their blue-green waters, mild waves, white sands and spectacular scuba diving and snorkeling.
    • Fun Fact #2
      Purchase local crafts and souvenirs such as embroidered blouses and pottery made from dark clay exclusively found in the Oaxaca region.
    • Fun Fact: Landmarks
      Tangolunda Bay offers one of the best golf courses on the Pacific coast.
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