What types of water activities can I find in Huatulco?

Come vacation in Huatulco if you love water activities! This small Mexican town is world-famous because of its enchantment, combining the cultural folklore of Oaxaca state with its awe-striking views of the Pacific Ocean. So not only will you find rich traditions in town, you’ll also have a diversity of water excursions to choose from in Huatulco’s vast blue waters.

The best way to get out there and truly encounter the magic of the ocean is by taking a memorable cruise to explore the sea and the sun of Huatulco. While these experiences are shared with guests from other resorts, you can also try a more exclusive adventure. Board a luxurious boat and make the bays of Huatulco your own with a private charter where the only passengers are your friends and family, and you decide when to stop and when to sail. On your private sailing tour, you can snorkel in the clear waters of Huatulco to fully immerse yourself in a great time and wonderful memories. But if you’d rather take a dip and return to your resort more quickly, take an express snorkeling tour that even includes an exhilarating round of jet skiing!

For the fishing aficionados hoping to make their big catch during their Huatulco vacation, board your very own Panga hull boat so you can reel ‘em in and have fun out in the middle of the ocean.

If you’re looking for a different landscape away from the salty waters of the Pacific, get ready for some freshwater fun by heading into the verdant Sierra Madre Mountains where time has formed the stunning waterfalls of the region, allowing you to delight and rejuvenate in these revitalizing cascades.

Whether you're looking for water activities or things to do in Huatulco remember to book your activities with a known DMC like Amstar that has a guarantee of excelence thanks to it's relationship with Apple Leisure Group

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So whether you choose a private charter excursion, a snorkeling expedition, or the coziness of the Sierra Madre waterfalls, Huatulco is the place to make a splash.  Here are the best water activities in Huatulco just for you:






Take a private eight-person boat with only friends and family to explore seven of Huatulco’s bays in the company of your loved ones. You decide where you want to stop, when you’d like to snorkel with the lively fish and how to relaxing on those private beaches. One of the most exclusive water activities in Huatulco!


Go aboard the Sea Goddess (Diosa del Mar), a cruiser-style boat that will take you on a shared sail along the Pacific in style. View stunning scenery and rock formations, relax in secluded beaches and jump in to encounter the rich marine life below Huatulco’s seas.


Set out on the blue waters of Huatulco’s on a jet ski and kick your exploration into high gear! Then bring it down a notch and relax by snorkeling at different coral reef formations along the ocean, discovering a colorful array of marine life and habitats.


Get to know the enchantment of Huatulco's bays as you feel the ocean breeze and the sunshine aboard a shared boat. Then snorkel with the sea life in the Pacific before heading out to some of the beaches of the Oaxaca coast for more relaxation and total peace.


Reel in your biggest catch in by embarking on a fishing excursion aboard a chartered Panga hull boat. An experienced captain will guide you toward the Pacific to seek out the big one, an exciting adventure whether you’re a beginner or have ample experience fishing.


Get away from the resort area for a freshwater activity in Huatulco’s Sierra Madre Mountains to immerse yourself in its stunning waterfalls. Wash away all your worries in these cascades, then visit a coffee plantation to add pleasant flavor and aroma to your day.

More activities in Huatulco just for you

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