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Head to the outskirts of the resort area and visit the township of Santa Maria Huatulco, also known as ‘Old Huatulco’, on a relaxing outing that will explore Mexican culture and colonial history. You'll encounter locals to learn about tortilla making, textile weaving and mezcal tasting, while taking in scenery made up of rivers and mountains of the Sierra Madre.
  • Travel along the beautiful Santa Cruz Bay to the colonial town of La Crucecita
  • Explore the local culture and lifestyle — try Mezcal or sample tortilla making
  • Visit the Copalita River, which features 30 waterfalls, and a coffee plantation that is 100 years old
  • Activity duration: All day
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off included


Explore a peaceful colonial town

Start out your journey with pick-up at your Huatulco resort, departing along the stunning views of the Bay of Santa Cruz during this 30-minute journey. Upon arrival to Santa Maria Huatulco, your bilingual guide will showcase the town in a walking excursion. You’ll learn plenty about this place, which was conquered by the Spanish conquistadors in 1539. A small town with cobblestone streets, Santa Maria Huatulco will display its colonial history to you, while local markets and vendors showcase their goods and wares, especially its handwoven textiles.

Discover culinary treasures and natural scenery

On this all-day outing, you'll have a chance to explore the local lifestyle and culture. What better way to do it than by sampling tortilla making with the locals. You can also see how the mezcal liquor is made as it has been for centuries. And you must try other authentic Mexican specialties in this area that’s renowned for its culinary delicacies. Nearby, the Copalita River features 30 different waterfalls, as well as a 100-year-old coffee plantation, which you'll have a chance to visit before returning to your resort.

Included In The Excursion

  • Air-conditioned, round-trip transportation
  • Drinks on board

Practical Information

  • Wear comfortable clothing and footwear
  • Bring sunglasses, a hat, camera, sunscreen and money for snacks, tips and souvenirs (tipping is optional)

Good To Know

  • Tour Language: English / Spanish
  • Tour Location(s): Huatulco
  • Season: All year long
  • Hotel Pick-up Available: Yes
  • Good Physical Condition Required: No
  • Suitable For Children : Yes
  • Suitable For Elderly: Yes
  • Pregnant Woman Allowed: Yes
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