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¿WHY CHOOSE HUATULCO?

HUATULCO


This wonderful destination has a coastal strip of around 35 kilometers in length where there are 9 spectacular bays and 36 beaches, each one with a special touch that invites you to relax and enjoy its natural splendor in an extraordinary way. The Huatulco Bays are located on the Oaxaca Coast, 295 km from Oaxaca City and 60 minutes by air from Mexico City. They are located in the final foothills of the Sierra Madre del Sur. Its international airport, located 10 minutes from downtown Huatulco, welcomes domestic and foreign tourists with direct flights from Mexico City, Monterrey to the United States, Canada and Europe.To get to this paradisiacal destination, there is land and air access, which makes your visit easier.

Huatulco is a vibrant destination, its clean beaches, climate, activities, quiet streets and the friendliness of the local people come together to establish itself as a unique place to visit.

It has focused on sustainability and this is demonstrated through its various certifications. The development of tourist activity in Bahías de Huatulco has been focused from the beginning on respect for the environment, the protection and rational use of its natural resources and the preservation of its cultural roots.

It contains 9 bays, 36 beaches and is strung along 35 kilometers of beautiful coastline. ITS population is barely 18,000 people but receives an average of 3,400 tourists daily, providing great pressure to the natural and social environment of the region. The southern Sierra Madre Mountains and the Coyula and Copalita rivers border the 21,000 hectares of this beautiful complex. Additionally, in 78% of Huatulco ecological regeneration processes are being developed to preserve the natural balance of the region previously affected by logging, hunting and urban development.

Since 2003, it has been included in the RAMSAR Initiative for the Future of Wetlands, as site 1321, being categorized as a river basin and coral coast zone. In 1998, the Mexican Government declared 6,375 hectares of lowland jungle along with 5,516 hectares of marine area as Huatulco National Park, later being designated as a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in 2006. For the year 2009, it obtains, for the fifth consecutive year, the certification under the Green Globe brand, thereby achieving the Silver standard, under the Earthcheck environmental indicators; thanks to the monitoring and control of emissions from direct sources (consumption of fossil fuels) and global sources (consumption of electrical energy); as well as the efficient management of water resources, reduction in the generation of garbage and conservation of biodiversity, keeping them within excellent practices (best practice) determined in the "Huatulco Benchmarking Assessment Report 2010".

Of the total area that includes the territorial reserve of the project, 16,400 hectares will be conserved and regenerated, trying to maintain the ecological balance of the region, which includes the Huatulco National Park with more than 6,500 hectares in the continental part and additionally more of 5 thousand hectares in the marine part, decreed by the Federal Government as a Natural Protected Area in 1998, remaining under the supervision of the National Commission of Natural Protected Areas (CONANP).


The fauna, flora and coral reefs in the terrestrial and marine region of Huatulco are important for presenting species that do not exist anywhere else in the world, and that is why in 1998, by declaration of the Government of the Mexican Republic, the Huatulco National Park was born. With its total area of ​​11,890 hectares, of which 6,374 are terrestrial and 5,516 maritime, it guarantees the protection and continuous life of more than 413 species of plants, 130 species and subspecies of mammals, 291 species of birds, approximately 72 species of reptiles, around 15 amphibian species and 14 coral species that represent the great variety of landscapes, plants, animals and marine life that are part of the regional, national and world heritage, and promotes the realization of scientific, educational, recreational and cultural activities under a principle of conservation, restoration, management, rationality and sustainability.

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