From this marina in Bahia de Santa Cruz, you can hop on a party boat, or take fishing or diving tours.

Bahias de Huatulco on Mexico’s Oaxaca coast

Gallery: Bahias de Huatulco on Mexico’s Oaxaca coast Bahias de Huatulco (pronounced Wa-tool-co) located on the coast of Oaxaca, ( map) about six hours from Oaxaca City by car, and approximately three hundred miles south of Acapulco, is the latest development of Fonatur, Mexico’s tourist promotion board. Rumor has it that back in the early eighties, […]

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Mexican llamarada blossoms © Christina Stobbs, 2011

Living year-round in tropical Mexico: The dream and the reality

Dreaming of living in tropical paradise year-round? Somewhere with an idyllic sandy beach adorned with dancing palms and crystal clear warm ocean waters? Can you envision waking each morning to the sweet melodies of birdsong and beginning each day with a long, leisurely beach walk? Can you appreciate enjoying a breathtaking view while drinking a […]

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Oaxaca crest


The state of Oaxaca is part of the Southern Mexico Region, along with the states of Chiapas and Guerrero. It is Mexico’s fifth largest state in land area (93,793 square kilometers) and tenth most populous state (about 4 million inhabitants), The state has an extraordinary variety of landscapes, climates and natural vegetation, ranging from high […]

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Did you know? Mexico has over thirty UNESCO-designated biosphere reserves

A surprising percentage of Mexico’s land area is protected in one form or another. A very large number of sites of archaeological or historical importance are managed by the National Institute of Anthropology and History, more commonly known by its acronym INAH. In theory, all buildings more than 100 years old have some degree of […]

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Popular Mexico Destinations

Learn more about Acapulco » Learn more about Cabo San Lucas » Learn more about Cancun » Learn more about Cozumel » Learn more about Guadalajara – Lake Chapala » Learn more about Huatulco » Learn more about Ixtapa » Learn more about Loreto » Learn more about Los Cabos » Learn more about Manzanillo […]

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