Travel By Fingertip...Huatulco / Puerto Escondido

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Sporting Life in Huatulco / Puerto Escondido

Huatulco

Sailing

A stay in Huatulco is not complete without a boat tour of the surrounding bays. Their pristine condition evokes dreams of a tropical paradise for both purists and developers alike. The trip can take several hours to a whole day. Contact Servicios Turisticos del Sur (Ph: 958/7-012-44), Turismo Tangolunda (Ph: 958/1-00-00) or The Sheraton at Tangolunda Bay (Ph: 958/1-0055, ext. 788). The Copalita River is also reached by boat, a journey full of exotic trees, dunes, bird sanctuary and lunch at a fisherman's village. Contact Copalita River Tours (Ph: 958/7-05-35).

Sport Fishing

The waters off Huatulco are teeming with flying fish, tuna, dorado and the regional barrilete. Most hotels as well as the marinas of Canta Cruz and Tangolunda Bay offer excursions of various levels. Contact The Sheraton at Tangolunda Bay (Ph: 958/1-0055, ext. 788), Huatulco Tours (Ph: 958/1-00-44 ext. 3050), or Cooperativa Tangolunda (Ph: 958/7-00-81).

Scuba Diving and Snorkeling

The quieter bays are defined by breathtaking underwater scenery, coral reefs and vibrant, colorful fish. All levels of expertise are accommodated at Scuba Dolphing (Ph: 958/1-00-44) and Marina Bahias de Huatulco (Ph: 958/1-0055, ext. 788). 
Puerto Escondido
 

Surfing

To the surfing savvy, Zicatela Beach is one of the top ten surfing beaches in the world. The town's annual fiesta, held in November, coincides with a 10 day international championship.

Horseback Riding

Turismo Rodimar Travel Agency (Ph: 958/2-07-34), beside offering every possible water-related excursion, also organizes an exceptional horseback ride to the Atotonilco Hotsprings, complete with swims in the area's thermal springs and cooler river.