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Address: Huatulco, Mexico
Activities: Snorkeling, Scuba diving
Description: Featuring only a few tropical restaurants, this is the place for relaxing...
Featuring only a few tropical restaurants, this is the place for relaxing in the sun.
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A good day trip for snorkeling

The day we went, the weather turned and we had solid rain for an hour, HOWEVER, the restaurant we took refuge under was clean, dry and had excellent service, although the prices... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
Heather R
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Vancouver, Canada
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Vancouver, Canada
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83 reviews 83 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

The day we went, the weather turned and we had solid rain for an hour, HOWEVER, the restaurant we took refuge under was clean, dry and had excellent service, although the prices were breathtakingly expensive. We went for the snorkeling, and it was pretty good over by the rocks. Easy to catch a 60p taxi from anywhere in Huatulco.

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Nice bay with beach and rocks, some restaurants on the beach to enjoy a nice cold beer and some seafood.

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Guatemala City, Guatemala
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77 reviews 77 reviews
4 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

Too many people the water is dirty by the oil of so many boats and wave runners.... Look for another beach...I do not recomend it..

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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32 reviews 32 reviews
5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Our snorkel tour through Apple at Dreams hotel stopped at this bay for lunch. Our captain directed us to one of the restaurants. The first clue that it was a tourist rip-off was the menu in dollars with the least expensive meal at $15... We knew and we still ordered lunch. The lunch turned out to be very good, my... More 

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Crossfield, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

This was our last stop on the 7 bays tour. We liked it because - first the food was excellent. And secondly we were told that even though this bay is part of the national park, the owners of the restaurants had been grandfathered in when the park was formed. So no indigenous people were displaced unlike our own country.

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We visited this bay on a days boat tour of the 9 Huatulco bays. The bay and beach itself was lovely. Our boat driver brought us here for a lunch stop and we were definitely pressured to eat at a spot on the right hand end of the beach (as you approach from the water). I suppose we could have... More 

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Chilliwack, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

While on a snorkelling trip we stopped at Maguey Bay for lunch. Super expensive! Bathroom break comes at a cost.

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Hinton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Loved that the owner came and sat with us- we had hired a boat for the day, and the boat owner- Gilberto took us to this little restaurant. Beer was ice cold- fish excellent and lots of delicious fresh guacamole.

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Nanaimo, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Nice beach, lots of restaurants and activities, but the food and drink prices were very expensive, check the prices before you order drinks!!

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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38 reviews 38 reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Maguey Bay was our second stop for lunch on our Sea and Sand tour. We ate at El Pescador and could order anything we wanted. There was fresh fish, lobster, stuffed pineapple, and it was kind of a hard choice when I did not want to be too full. The beer was not that cold and the vendors were constantly... More 

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