Huatulco City tour including a visit to the Archaeological site of Copalita


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City, Museums / Culture, Shopping, Shore Excursion


Kid Friendly: No.

Friendly: Yes.
'You must be able to get in and out of a car'.the customer in a wheelchair, in the archaeological area could meet only 90% of the area, since in most of the way there are ramps.

Maximum travelers: 6



English (conversational), Spanish (advanced)

The best of Huatulco

The best tour to learn about the present and the past of Huatulco.
In addition to the highlights visited during the city tour, we will visit the Archaeological site of Copalita, located located aprox ten miles from central Huatulco.

Find our how Mixtec indigenous groups used to live, visit their temples and learn about the Mexican ritual of the ball game.

The park includes a site museum which gives an excellent perspective on the cultures which inhabited the various regions of what is now the state of Oaxaca throughout the millenia and how Copalita and the other important centers on the coast similarly developed.


We started at the port of Santa Cruz, to know the Chapel of the Holy Cross know the meaning of the word Huatulco, and learn a little of the history of this place, then head to one of the most beautiful viewpoints where we can enjoy most spectacular view of the cruise ship dock the town of santa Cruz, then continue our journey to see one of the most spectacular beaches of Huatulco beach Chahue which has the Blue Flat certification considered the cleanest beach in Mexico, then we will continue our way to know the viewpoint of the Tangolunda bay a place where it is bound to take the Selfy, continue along the road to see some of the big hotels in this tourist development, we pass the Conejos bay will reach the last town of Huatulco known as the mouth of Copalita, magical place where it joins the Copalita river and the sea fishing and surfing waves. After being in this place we go to Eco-Archaeological Copalita park, to know the Snake Temple with a history of more than 2400 years of the Chontal culture,

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I am waiting at the main entrance huatulco dock, with a sing with your name.

End location: the tour ends where it began, in the dock huatulco.

Duration: 5 hours

we can take a little more, because you like it a lot


transportation is by truck chevy suburban, with A/C and safety belts, capacity of the truck 7 pax.

What’s Included

Other: service includes roindtrip transportation, and water bottles on board te transport.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

30 dolls/ pesos mx - $8.00 dolls per pax. entrance fee to archaeological site, the rest is for shopping, drinks and meals.

What’s Extra

Other: to have a nice memory of this tour,they will have to buy an authentic Oaxacan handicrafts, like a piece of black clay, a figure painted wood (alebrije) or wool rug, and so on.

A Recent Review of this tour

Adelino was thoughtful and considerate. As always with tour by locals, he brought us to places in the plan and to some places we didn't know Existed—for example a home taco bakery run by three woman with a wood fired oven for a DEFINITELY homemade lunch
William Doherty

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