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Maguey Bay (Bahía Maguey)
Maguey Bay (Bahía Maguey)

Maguey Bay (Bahía Maguey)

Maguey Bay, Oaxaca

The Basics

Maguey Bay is an ideal spot for swimming and snorkeling. Rent some gear and head into the ocean, where a wide variety of colorful tropical fish exist just off the shores, or head to the rockier edge of the bay for some wave jumping. Visit the bay independently or as part of a Huatulco sightseeing cruise. Tours typically visit several different bays with a stop at Maguey for snorkeling.

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Recent reviews from experiences in Huatulco

star-5
Awesome natural sightseeing trip
Edward_E, Nov 2020
Huatulco National Park Sightseeing Cruise with Snorkeling in Maguey Bay
Excellent excursion and the guide Jose and his boat crew were very friendly, courteous and patient with all the quests. Only setback was the restaurant Gran Cameron didn't meet up our expectations but otherwise decent and great serving staff.
star-4
These boat trips are always fun, but...
Robert D, Jul 2018
Huatulco National Park Sightseeing Cruise with Snorkeling in Maguey Bay
These boat trips are always fun, but we were a little weary afterwards when they dropped us off. It seemed pretty random who picked up who as we were in a different van. Overall, the experience was pretty great. Maybe a little too much time for lunch, but we saw a whale on our trip back in.
star-5
Huatulco is beautiful and with this...
Rosalinda G, Aug 2017
Huatulco National Park Sightseeing Cruise with Snorkeling in Maguey Bay
Huatulco is beautiful and with this tour you get to see amazing places. A must!!! Do bring pesos because you lose money if you use dollars. People in Huatulco are the friendliest. I will be back
star-5
Hose was awesome! We loved the...
Joanne L, Dec 2016
Huatulco National Park Sightseeing Cruise with Snorkeling in Maguey Bay
Hose was awesome! We loved the snorkelling and boat tor. Fod at restaurant was delicious. Make sure to have Pesos, US exchange rate offered at the restaurant is not great.
star-5
Very nice trip, plenty of dolphins...
Benjamin E, May 2015
Huatulco National Park Sightseeing Cruise with Snorkeling in Maguey Bay
Very nice trip, plenty of dolphins on the way, good swimming beach and excellent food, very entertaining crew
star-5
very well organized and great...
barry R, Feb 2015
Huatulco National Park Sightseeing Cruise with Snorkeling in Maguey Bay
very well organized and great guide.....I would definitely recommend the tour.

Things to Know Before You Go

  • Maguey Bay is easy to reach, and offers restaurants, water sports facilities, public restrooms, and showers.

  • Choose a Huatulco sightseeing cruise with hotel pickup and drop-off included.

  • Bring sun protection and plenty of water, as the beach offers little shade.

  • Arrive early if you want to beat the crowds, especially during high season.

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How to Get There

Maguey Bay sits just south of Santa Cruz Bay and is accessible by rough road or hired boats. There’s a taxi stand at the entrance to the bay, so you’ll rarely have to wait for a ride back into town. The road to Maguey can be difficult to navigate during rainy season.

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When to Get There

As with all of Huatulco, Maguey Bay can be visited year-round. The beach begins to fill up with visitors around midday when the boat tours start to arrive. Mornings are less crowded and offer better conditions and calmer waters for swimming and snorkeling.

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Organo Bay

Just a stone’s throw away, Organo Bay is a quiet bay that’s perfect for travelers who just want to get away from it all. It receives fewer visitors than Maguey Bay, mainly because of its inaccessibility—to visit by vehicle, it’s a 20-minute walk from the main road. There are no amenities here, so plan to carry enough food, water, and supplies for the day.

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