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“Mario Cobos is a fantastic guide!”

Mario Cobos - Day Tours
Ranked #24 of 33 Tours in Huatulco
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Peterborough, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Mario Cobos is a fantastic guide!”
Reviewed January 28, 2012

Our family went on two Huatulco excursions with Mario Cobos. The first was a birdwatching trip that went from Tangolunda to the village of Pluma Hidalgo in the Sierra Madres. We saw many excellent birds and experienced the real Mexico! Mario's enthusiasm and flexibility were absolutely perfect. The second trip was a bay tour that included supreme snorkelling in two of Huatulco's best bays. It was capped off with a grilled Roosterfish lunch on the beach at St. Augistin. Mario tailored both trips to our needs making the trips the highlights of our visit to Mexico. Mario's knowledge, personal attention, compassion and enthusiasm were wonderful. When we return, we will definitely use the services of our Mexican friend - Super Mario!

Visited January 2012
5 Thank Alan D
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English first
Kamloops, Canada
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“The best way to experience Huatulco”
Reviewed January 23, 2012

In Jan. my husband and I spent two weeks in Huatulco along with my sisters and their husbands. The best two days of the trip were spent touring the bays with Mario Cobos.
Mario is a knowledgeable and caring guide who takes pride in making your tour enjoyable.
We saw whales, dolphins, turtles and mantas. We caught fish and had it prepared for our lunch in a palapa restaurant on beautiful San Augustin beach. Mario took us snorkeling and found a Pufferfish and Sea Cucumber for us to hold. We visited the secluded La India beach to swim and snorkel. The tour is magical. Don't miss it.

Visited January 2012
3 Thank Linda B
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Just a great guy”
Reviewed December 3, 2011

Mario is a great guy friendly and fun try his new food Sundays at his house cheap and tasty.

1 Thank Mad4ever
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2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed May 6, 2011

Mario took us on a fantastic tour. My father has trouble walking, so we didn't want to go on one of the hotel tours with 50 other people and a microphone blasting in your ear. Mario was fantastic!! His English is very good and he is very knowledgeable, fun and energetic. He customized the tour so that my Dad could enjoy himself and not worry. I tried emailing him a couple of times, but there was a problem with email correspondence, so I just phoned him when we got there. Thanks, Mario!!

Visited March 2011
3 Thank DebinSaskatoon
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Tucson, Arizona
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181 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
“Mario Cobos a great tour guide!”
Reviewed May 4, 2011

We have just returned from a cruise through the Panama Canal. While in Huatulco, we used Mario Cobos as a private tour guide. Mario and I had corresponded over a few months by e-mail so we became good amigos. He met us at the port and drove us to a farm, we saw rural Mexico as no one has seen it. We saw the oldest town in Oaxaca, a Mezcal factory for tasting, and to a pristime beach for snorkling. He had arranged for fish to be grilled and beers for us. While I don't snorkle our cousin did and he said it was the best he had ever done, with Mario right beside him.
Mario is an artist, a yoga instructor, a massage therapist., and is full of talent and stories.
Mario has a web site you can check out, but we highly recommend this special amigo. He is trustworthy, covers every detail and makes your day a very special day and one of the best.

5 Thank JaneTucson
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