Hotel Barceló is right on the the beautiful Huatulco beach, next to Dreams. It calls itself a 5-star property and while it seemed a little less upscale than Dreams, it does have it’s own water park, with slides, fountains and lifeguards on duty. The kids there seemed over-the-moon excited.
The clientele was probably 95% Spanish speaking. I think the property is geared more to local tourists than the other places we covered where Americans and Canadians will probably feel more comfortable. Although adventure-minded travelers, or those who know what to expect would probably be quite happy here.
For us, it was all about the “Club Barcy” water park:
And don’t think you can stay at one of the neighboring properties and sneak in to use the slides. There is a strictly enforced wristband policy to keep you from doing that. Not that we tried or anything. Just saying.
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