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Huatulco Retirement Profile

A low-key beach resort with nine bays and 36 beaches, this destination on the coast of Oaxaca is more for beach bums than for lounge lizards

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Swimming
Right outside your hotel in Tangolunda; more than a dozen good beaches to choose from

Surfing
La Bocana beach, Barra de la Cruz, 20 km east is great. Summer and fall are the best.

Snorkeling
Lots of variety, some organized tours, beach restaurants rent gear. There are many good sites in the bays around Huatulco with interesting rock formations and an abundance of fish. Try El Maguey Bay and Playa La Entrega.

Diving
sunken wreck of Playa San Agustin; some reefs

Bike Riding
bikes for rent in La Crucecita

Fishing
sport fishing at Santa Cruz bay or area tour operators

Hiking
hiking to virgin beaches; watch out for strong sun

Walking
a good place to walk

Golf
One 18-hole course, at Tangolunda

Kayaking
Rafting on Copalito River, class II & sometimes III

Boating
Booze cruises, bay cruises, and slightly more upscale stuff

Sailing
A lovely place to sail, and a new marina; sunset cruises for the masses

Good Food
Relatively inexpensive seafood, two French restaurants, Oaxacan specialties

Art
Not yet a bastion of art or culture

Jet Skis
On Santa Cruz and Tangolunda bays

Club Scene
There are discos and bars, nothing outrageous but easy to meet people

Tennis
Tennis clinics at Gala, courts at 5-star hotels.

Handicrafts
Interesting selection if limited quantity of crafts from Oaxaca's interior, including wool rugs and black pottery.

Shopping
Not a high point

Movies
English-language blockbusters at new cineplex in La Crucecita

Mountains
Backed by mountains; coffee plantation tours access foothills

Rivers
Copalito River drains here; rafting and kayak tours rainy season

Nature
It's all about the beautiful bays.

Expensive Hotels
Best Western in Chahue

Camping/RV
Limited camping on area beaches

Retire in Huatulco

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Artesanias Oaxaquenas

Calle Bugambilia 501, Local 3
Huatulco, Oaxaca
958/587-1750

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Transportacion Turistica

Huatulco, Oaxaca
958/587-2192

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Best Western Chahue

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Calles Mixie and Mixteco, Chahue
Huatulco, Oaxaca
958/587-0945

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Las Dunas Chahue

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Manzana 4, Lote 3, Bahia Chahue
Huatulco, Oaxaca
958/587-2915

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Restaurant Oasis

Restaurant
Flamboyan 211, La Crucecita
Huatulco, Oaxaca
958/587-0045

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