Hotel Misión de los Arcos Huatulco
Misión de los Arcos Huatulco
Hotel Huatulco
Terracota Huatulco
Surrounding Areas
It is quite easy to visit the surrounding areas of Huatulco. You can rent a car, hire a taxi or take a bus and spend the day visiting these towns.
Santa Maria Huatulco

Santa María Huatulco

If you are interested in seeing life in a small, Mexican town, you will enjoy Santa María Huatulco. Points of interest include the church, founded in 1700’s, the zocalo and the marketplace. It is about a 45 minute drive from La Crucecita. Locate
Puerto Angel

Puerto Ángel

This small, funky fishing village still retains its unique charm. Visit Panteon beach and have seafood at one of the restaurants here. It is about an hour drive from La Crucecita. Locate
Arrocito Huatulco


With its rustic facilities and nudism, this beach is popular among backpackers and aging hippies. The surf can be treacherous here so swim with extreme caution. It is about a ten minute drive from Puerto Angel. Locate
Tangolunda Huatulco


This small beach community is about a 15 minute drive up the coast from Zipolite. The government has built a nice turtle museum in the area where fishermen originally slaughtered sea turtles. This aquarium promotes understanding about this endangered animal and more importantly, provides a different source of income for the locals here, now that sea turtle fishing has been prohibited. Locate
Santa Cruz Huatulco

Puerto Escondido

This town is very popular with surfers and the bohemian crowd. The large waves at Zicatela beach are host to an international surfing contest each November. Numerous restaurants and shops line the beachfront here. This town is about an hour and a half drive from La Crucecita. Locate
Santa Cruz Huatulco

Ciudad de Oaxaca

This bustling city is the capital of the state of Oaxaca. It is famous for its incredible archaeological sites and indigenous culture. It is a very long, winding seven-hour drive from Bahías de Huatulco or a quick half-hour plane ride. Locate

Media and Press Releases

"One of the best inexpensive Inns in Mexico."
Frommer´s México 2001 - 2012
"Recipients of Fodor´s Choice Award   2006 - 2012"
Fodor´s Travel Mexico Edition 2006 - 2012
"Everything about this hotel is Luxurious - except for the rates."
New York Times - Travel
"One of the biggest lodging bargains is beautiful Misión de los Arcos."
Newsweek , Nov. 21, 2004
"Small, simple, tranquil."
National Geographic Traveler , April 2011