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Barcelo Huatulco


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Barceló Huatulco rests upon a shimmering beach at the head of Tangolunda Bay, the largest of the nine secluded bays of Huatulco. Built in a contemporary Mexican style, this is a prestigious resort in Huatulco, known for its luxury and green sustainability. A distinctive resort where you'll enjoy a variety of land and water sports, you will be able to enjoy the beautiful grounds, the swimming pool, or just go for a stroll along the sapphire waves of the Pacific Ocean, as they are all just a few steps from your room.

Located only 25 minutes from the airport and only ten minutes from Santa Cruz Bay and the main village of La Crucecita, Barceló Huatulco features six restaurants that serve everything from sushi to regional Mexican cuisine. Step up to one of five bars and enjoy unlimited domestic drinks. Lounge the day away beside one of two outdoor swimming pools. Be sure to visit the swim-up bar for a tropical treat, or work up a sweat, day or night, on the floodlit tennis courts.

Enjoy a whole host of sporting activities offered by the hotel, or stroll through the magnificent grounds and take in a wide variety of entertainment and daily live shows. The smallest members of the family can take part in supervised activities at the mini-club, hit a hole-in-one at miniature golf, or take a dip in the children's pool.

Golfers will be challenged at the Campo de Golf Tangolunda, just five minutes away! A spectacular 18-hole, par-72 professional Golf Course designed by Mario Schjetnan Dantan and Pedro Gftereca Gurrola, the breezy green Tangolunda Golf Course stretches for 6,851 yards down Tangolunda Valley to the bay.

A true paradise by the sea, Barceló Huatulco awaits your arrival for the perfect getaway.

Greening Your Life: Part of the Apple Vacations Greening Your Life initiative, this property has received Gold Certification from Green Globe, has an established beach clean-up program, and places fencing around nesting areas on the beach in order to protect baby turtles.

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HOTEL LOCATION
This beachfront resort is situated at the head of Tangolunda Bay, the largest of the 9 secluded bays of Huatulco, only 25 minutes from the airport and 10 minutes from Santa Cruz Bay and the main village of La Crucecita.
Address: PASEO BENITO JUAREZ S/N
BAHIAS DE HUATULCO
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Local Phone: 52-958-5831440
Fax: 011-52-958-10113
HOTEL FACILITIES
Barber / Beauty Salon
Boutique Shops
Business Services
Car Rental
Concierge
Currency Exchange
Disco / Nightclub
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Meeting Rooms
Parking
Physician on Call
Shopping Mall Nearby (4 miles)
Pools
Number of Pools: 3
Outdoor Pools: 3     
Swim-up Bar
There is a swimming pool, a sports pool, and a children's pool with a waterpark.
Golf: NEARBY
Campo de Golf Tangolunda - 5 minutes away
A spectacular 18-hole, par 72 professional Golf Course designed by Mario Schjetnan Dantan and Pedro Gftereca Gurrola, the breezy green Tangolunda Golf Course stretches for 6,851 yards down Tangolunda Valley to the bay.
Holes: 18
Green Fees: Varies
Cart Fee: Varies
Club Rental Fees: VARIES
Lessons Available
Tennis
Number of Courts: 3
Outdoor Courts: 3
Pro Onsite
Water Sports on Site
Sunfish Sailing: Additional Charge
Scuba: Additional Charge
Snorkeling: Complimentary
Hobie Cats: Complimentary
Paddle Boats: Complimentary
JetSki / Waverunner: Additional Charge
Wind Surf: Complimentary
Health Club / Spa
Aerobics: Complimentary
Massage: Additional Charge
Nautilus Equipment: Complimentary
Sauna: Complimentary
Spa: Additional Charge
Steam Room: Complimentary
Manicure / Pedicure: Additional Charge
Facials: Additional Charge
HOTEL DETAILS
The Barcelo Huatulco features deluxe air-conditioned rooms decorated in a contemporary motif, with balconies overlooking the blue Pacific. Its contemporary Mexican architecture rises over Tangolunda Bay, largest of the nine bays of Huatulco. Resort features include six restaurants, five bars, 24-hour room service (fee), unlimited domestic drinks, nightly entertainment, two outdoor swimming pools (including one swim-up bar), day and night tennis on four courts, and a health club. Beach: The property is situated on a white sandy beach, in the heart of Tangolunda Bay. Check-in: 3:00 p.m.
Check-out: 12:00 p.m.
Total Rooms: 351
Year Opened: 1988 Credit Cards: Visa, Master Card, American Express
HOTEL RESTRICTIONS
No pets allowed. A la carte Restaurants: 1 to 3 nights of stay-1 dinner in one of a la carte resta urants; 4 to 6 nights of stay-2 dinners in one of a la carte restaurants; 7 to 10 nigths of stay- 4 dinners in one of a la carte restaurants
ROOM TYPES
DELUXE OCEAN FRONT PREMIUM
Deluxe room includes one king bed or two double beds, a full bathroom, and a private balcony or terrace with gorgeous oceanfront views. Room also features 24-room service, complimentary WiFi, and much more.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
DELUXE OCEAN
Deluxe room includes one king bed or two double beds, and a furnished balcony with beutiful ocean views.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
SUITE OCNFRONT PREMIUM
Larger room suite with king bed plus seating and dining area, kitchenette, balcony featuring oceanfront views, big terrace, and Jacuzzi. Two bathrooms. Premium Level amenities including room service, VIP minibar, and more. Max. occupancy: 4 guests
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
DELUXE OCEAN VIEW PREMIUM
Large and comfortable guestroom including one king bed or two double beds, and a terrace or balcony with a stunning ocean view. Room also features private concierge service, complimentary internet access, and other Premium Level amenities.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
DELUXE ROOM W/ UPGRADE
Deluxe room includes one king bed or two double beds, and a private balcony or terrace. Room also features a stocked minibar, an auxiliary table, and a guaranteed upgrade to an ocean view room.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
DELUXE RUN OF THE HOUSE
Spacious room including one king bed or two double beds. Room also features a furnished terrace or balcony with garden views and an auxiliary table.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
SUITE OCEANVW W/JAC PRESIDENT
Larger room suite with king bed plus seating and dining area, kitchen, balcony with oceanfront views, big terrace with an outdoor hot tub. Premium amenities including room service and concierge services. Max. occupancy: 2 adults
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
DINING
Barcelo Huatulco features 1 meal plan options:
All Meals, Drinks & Tips-Limited restaurants
There are 6 Restaurants at Barcelo Huatulco:
Kyoto - Japanese food and Sushi bar with a la carte service. Reservations required. Dress Code: Formal
El Agave - Exquisite regional Mexican dishes of unique quality and taste. Reservations required. Dress Code: Formal
Don Quijote - The best of Spanish food, accompanied by piano music. Reservations required. Dress Code: Formal
La Tortuga - Buffet style restaurant next to the beach and swimming pools with fresh seafood specialties and delicious oven pizzas
Dona Rosa - Enjoy delicious dishes buffet style with a relaxing view of the gardens and swimming pools.
La Trattoria - A la carte restaurant featuring delicious Italian cuisine and a stunning view of the bay. Open for dinner from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
ACTIVITIES & ENTERTAINMENT
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
Mini golf, aqua gym, snorkeling, catamaran ($), boogie boards, tennis, volleyball, archery, game room.
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
Theme nights, live music at the lobby bar, nightly shows at the "Oaxaca Theater"
CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS
There is a playground for children, a kids' waterpark, and a kids' pool.

Children's Facilities
PlayGround
Babysitting Fee: Fee Required
Advance Notice for Babysitting: 24 hours
Table games - backgammon, chess, cards, etc.

Apple Vacations Customer Satisfaction Score
Hotel Average
What to expect
Food Quality
Comfort
Cleanliness
Service
1405 Recommend
1405 past Apple Vacationers would recommend Barcelo Huatulco to their friends and family



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Apple Vacations Traveller Reviews
LORI K.
Dec 19 2018
We loved this place!! Everyone was great. We will definitely be back!
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Great Vacation!!!
DALE S.
Feb 28 2018
We had a great time. Jose, (Bartender) seemed to be everywhere making sure we always had a fresh drink with a smile and a handshake. Jose and the rest of the staff provided us with a great vacation. We will be back.
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Wonderful stay
MARILYNN M.
Feb 13 2018
We stayed for a week at this resort for our wedding anniversary and were greeted with champagn and cookies in our room. Although the resord could not provided the requested kingsize bed they offered to move us later in the week when one became available. The room, housekeeping, restaruants, and pool were excellent. The volume of the music in the nightly entertainment was so loud it was hard to enjoy on some nights. The water sport available at this resort esceed those at other Mexian or Carribean resorts we have visited and we really appreciated being able to sail in the beautiful bay. You did have to make it to the pool area before 9 am to save a lounge with a towel and before 7 if you wanted one with shade. The ala carte reservation process is inconveneient but we were able to make a reservation for every night there with only a 10 to 15 minute wait in line. The breakfast and lunch buffets were pretty much thte same each day but were delicious. Special thanks to Myra at the Dona Rosa lunch grill and the lady at breakfast making the crepes and omlets!! Javier and Nemiian did a great job with pool side entertainment and Franciscio was great at the water sport desk. The weather was perfect--in the upper 80's every day with rarely a cloud in the sky. We were pleasantly surprised with the flight after reading some reviews for the charter service--3.5 hours from STL to HUX was awesome. However the airline needs to coordinate a little better with immigration since we had to sit on the plane 45 minutes when we returned because there was not an available gate.
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Barcelo Beach/Pool, shows
DONALD G.
Feb 13 2018
There isn't enough lawn chairs for all the guest to sit out of the sun. When you travel from a cooler climate your not use to the 90+ degree heat. They could provide umbrellas on the beach for guest unable to get a palapa. They should allow guest to save lawn chairs. We come to the beach and pool at 7am and there would be 1 towel draped over 4 chairs. The area by the beach covered doesn't provide protection from the sun on the first roll. They need to extend the cover to provide more shade areas. The night time shows are very dated. Why not be the first resort to provide more current shows.
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Very nice
JESSICA C.
Jan 24 2018
Very nice hotel and area
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Huatulco Trip
AARON M.
Apr 26 2017
The resort was good but the flight wasn't the best. When you pay for premier seating and get nothing from it, it leaves a bad taste in your mouth. Shame on you Apple
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Best Trip Ever
JAMES C.
Apr 25 2017
This was the best trip we have taken so far. The pool, beach, and common areas were kept very nicely. Our room and mini bar were cleaned and stocked daily. Housekeeping stopped out our room three times a day, once to clear, once to fill the mini bar, and once for clean towels if needed. The restaurants were the best, excellent food, and wait staff.
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Beach or no beach
DENISE R.
Apr 20 2017
The staff was excellent. Nice variety of food and it was always fresh and delicious. The front desk needs to communicate with the guests , when you give your guests paperwork they need to explain what it is for. The hotel needs to provide MORE shade around the pool, were you eat and on the beach. I will say if you are a beach person this is not the place for you. If the beach is not important to you then this is a lovely place for holiday.
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What a great place!
DAVID R.
Mar 14 2017
Very impressed. Beach was the best. Very swimmable and warm. Lots of water activities. Catamaran -Hobie Cat- Gotta try it!
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Huatulco- Barcelo Hotel
DONALD G.
Mar 14 2017
Motel lacks adequate seating and shade areas around the pool and on the beach. You shouldn't have to fight to get a chair on a paid vacation. Also, if you have to pay for internet- it should work it your room. you shouldn't have to pay for internet and sit in the lobby to use it in a 5-star resort.
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Huatulco/Barcelo Hotel
CARL S.
Mar 10 2017
After 5 times in Huatulco, Barceló is best!
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TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews
DO NOT GO HERE
Jake3, Manitoba
Tue Jan 15 14:33:43 EST 2019
Overall we loved Huatulco, the location, weather, beach. But 11 of the 12 of our group got violently ill. A dr had to be called and we didn't think we would make our flight home. Immediately after we ate lunch at the Tortuga restaurant. They are short staffed and the cooks are scrambling to keep up.

Excellent Resort!
555aloha, Saskatchewan, Canada
Tue Jan 15 14:19:26 EST 2019
We had a fantastic time at Barcelo Huatulco. This was our first time going to Mexico and chose Huatulco as we know many people that go there and absolutely love it. It was a beautiful resort (just the right size), perfect for relaxing. The service was fantastic and the food was very good.

Excellent Service and Stay
Tourist14884911197, Kamloops, Canada
Tue Jan 15 13:03:51 EST 2019
We had a fabulous time and highly recommend this hotel and this area. Great family holiday. Lovely people and beautiful country. Look for Fernado serving by the pool. The Premium upgrade is worth every cent!

A Resort For Everyone.
PJBryan2019, Toronto, Canada
Tue Jan 15 12:13:14 EST 2019
Came here with my family in a group of 9. What a beautiful resort. We elected to upgrade to the premium package while booking which was about $100 cdn and was worth every cent. Once we arrived we were whisked into the premium lounge where we were greeted with cocktails of our choice while we checked in. No waiting in the line at the front desk. Although in all fairness they did move fairly quick for the guests waiting. Every need was attended to for our entire visit by the premium lounge attendees. Flor Mtz who worked the desk was absolutely amazing. Any questions or concerns were dealt with immediately. The bar server Octavo Mijangos was equally amazing it was only one day and he knew every drink we had ordered and asked which we would prefer. Both very professional and courteous. The resort itself had several a la cart restaurants and two grand buffets with the food always fresh. They have something for everyone truly from babies to the elderly. The pools were great with lots of activity from volleyball to basketball and even water-polo. The swim up pool bar is a must. While laying pool side one server that has to be mentioned is Saul (hope the spelling is correct) this man was unbelievable to say the least! Fast and right on point every time not to mention funny. Down at the beach the water is stunning and there is so many things to do that one week wasn't really enough. The premium package also came with an ocean front view room which was breathtaking. We watched the sunrise almost everyday. We took a cab into town one afternoon for the markets. People friendly and willing to negotiate a price for goods. Everyone was very friendly and receptive no matter where we went. It truly was a great experience and I would definitely recommend this resort to everyone. The only downside which is not controlled by the resort is our flight from Sunwing was delayed 6 hrs. at the last minute. Something which happens more often than not with this airline.

BRING BUG SPRAY
harris62158, Edmonton, Canada
Tue Jan 15 08:24:11 EST 2019
Things have changed alot since our last visit, not many for the good. The food was good, rooms were ok and thats it. If your looking for quiet time around the pool this is the place. As far as pool activities there are none. Samba lessons and water aerobics in the morning, nothing in the afternoon with little or no enthusiasm from the activity team. For the kids, I didn't know that they had a kids club until the third day here,again with little enthusiasm from the team. The playground has been let go with most of it taped off. Nightly entertainment is the same thing every night, same group same songs very boring. The big thing is the bugs, I (as a rule) rarely get bitten but this my wife, daughter inlaw, and from what I saw alot of the guests with red spots up and down there legs. There extremely itchy, its not mosquitoes I'm told sand flees but bring the spray.



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