/ Mansiones Cruz del Mar, Bahias de Huatulco /
In these bays you can find tree species such as: the tepehuanje, the hunt, the poppy, the ficus, the colorín; in the low thorny forest: thorny scrub in addition to the gallery forest and mangrove in the coastal cordon.
Its fauna is composed of field rats, mice, opossums, armadillos, rabbits, squirrels and white-tailed deer. There are a variety of reptiles and amphibians, including salamanders, toads, frogs, land and water turtles, iguanas, boas, vipers, as well as anextensive variety of birds, where the most important are falcons, sparrows, owls, pigeons, pelicans, gulls, sparrows and hummingbirds. Huatulco is rich in marine fauna: oysters, lobsters, shrimp, dolphins, turtles, redsnapper, clams, snails and occasionally whales.
The Huatulco Bays are one of the largest ecosystems in Mexico and due to the proposal made by the Ministries of Environment, Natural Resources, Fisheries, Marine and Communications and Transport, was declared in 1997 by President Ernesto Zedillo Ponce de Leon, as a protected area That eventually became a national park.