4.5
Very Good 246 Reviews
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What We Love

  • The chic white-on-white décor blended with traditional thatched-roof Mexican charm
  • The astounding views of the bay, visible from most points of the hotel
  • Lots of stylish areas for lounging, including the open-air Sky Lounge and white canopied daybeds

What To Know

  • With international air access to Huatulco limited and driving from Oaxaca hair-raising, the town can be challenging to reach
  • There’s a fee for WiFi of around $15 USD per day
  • Breakfast isn’t included in the rate

Amenities

  •  Babysitting
  •  Bar
  •  Free WiFi
  •  Gym
  •  Handicap Accessible
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Pool
  •  Restaurant
  •  Room Service
  •  Spa
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Overview

Whitewashed Mediterranean-style hideaway on a lofty perch overlooking dazzling Tangolunda Bay

The Lowdown

This sophisticated, Mediterranean-meets-Moorish-style resort is the supermodel of Huatulco, exuding an air of effortless beauty as she looks down from her clifftop setting overlooking lovely Tangolunda Bay, one of nine bays that make up the town. The 28-room hotel, with its distinctive white domes and open-plan lounging areas, is all about decadent living, featuring jacuzzis in each guest room, Arabian Nights-style décor and the Sky Lounge, set at the highest point of the hotel between the mountains and the sea. There are also two pools and a tennis court, for jetsetters who can tear themselves away from cocktails in their clifftop cabana.

In the Area

Much like its southeastern cousin Cancun, Huatulco was targeted for development in the 1980s by the Mexican government as a future tourist destination, but that hasn’t diminished the charms of this community of nine bays on Oaxaca’s ruggedly beautiful Pacific coast. Sample some of the region’s famous cuisine at Terracotta, a restaurant inside the Mision de los Arcos hotel known for its delicious renditions of traditional dishes like tortilla soup and Veracruz-style fish. In the afternoon, tour the bays by boat with Huatulco Water Sports. If golf’s your bag, the Tangolunda Golf Course comes highly recommended.

How to Get There

Quinta Real Huatulco
Paseo Benito Juárez, Lote 2
Huatulco, 70989 Mexico

Reviews

4.5 Very Good 246 Reviews
Amazing view!
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has an amazing view. Was end of June when we visited. Staff was friendly and suggested places to visit. Food was really well made. Coffee was great. Walk to pool is great for kids with so much fauna. Easy five minutes to the plaza. Will be back.

this resort is quaint!
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

highly recommend the stay here. very relaxing atmosphere, very little noise, just you, your other half and the tranquility of Huatulcos best. the dining is amazing. the pools in the rooms are convenient, the ocean bay is quiet and friendly. i would stay here again.

Beautiful Property, Great Staff, Lots of Stairs & Bugs
Reviewed 1 month ago

This property is stunning! Upon arrival you are driven up a steep hill to a magnificent view of the jungle and the ocean. The architecture is beautiful and white with colorful art. We were staying in a 3 bedroom villa that was spacious and well laid out. It was fully loaded with a full-sized kitchen (stocked with all tools/serve wear), laundry room with full-sized washer/dryer, 3 large bedrooms all with attached bathroom, additional bathroom off the living room. Each room had a tv and a/c. The master suites showers are indoor/outdoor which is kind of cool at first, but sometimes you would find some critters hanging out in there which is unsettling. Each room has it's own small balcony and the main balcony had 4 lounge chairs and a splash pool.

We happened to be there in early/mid June which is rainy season and apparently bug season too. This was my biggest complaint about the property. There were bugs EVERYWHERE! We even killed two scorpions, luckily we are originally from Arizona and know how to deal with them. Each night there were large beetles slamming into the glass doors and just bugs all over in general. The cleaning staff always made sure to clean them up, but with each new night came a new army.

The food is just ok, the pool bar food seemed to be the best, but also took the longest. We also partook in some of the resorts activities such as: massages on the beach, jet skiing and fishing, all were wonderful. The staff was amazingly friendly and went out of their way to make sure we had everything we needed. Would we go back? Yes, just not in rainy season.

Terrible restaurant service
Reviewed 2 months ago

The Quinta real has no professional service at restaurant and has no clue what a 5 star hotel standart is!
This is how the meal of the las night looked like when we returned at 11.04 (see pictures) the last night !
On the first day of arrival they served and after 2 .18 hrs incomplete and I went to bed with out dinner we waited hours and hours they could not wait 5 min on the last night and just throw the meals as we had ordered and advised previously

Not as it appears in the photo's
Reviewed 4 months ago

We were looking forward to our stay at this beautifully described resort and made a reservation with booking.com. Upon arrival they tried to get us to upgrade to a nicer room for a quoted price and we accepted their price. They asked me to cancel my reservation with bookings and we agreed upon a price for the upgraded room. BIG MISTAKE! I was charged for one night stay with booking.com for the canceled reservation, and then the price we agreed upon was changed to 1000.00 USD per night. I did not expect this kind of deceitful behavior from a place with such nice reviews and photo's. One of the reason's I agreed to the upgrade is the front desk took me to the room we reserved and it was not clean and had the TV box laying in the room and the furnishing we very dated and dirty. Do not trust the staff at this place and stay away. It ruined our day and we finally found another place to stay. They also did not have their restaurant open because they said they did not have enough guests to open it. Really? You are away from everything and would have to get a taxi ride to any other place. Please beware of this place!