Posts Tagged ‘beach’

Guatemala’s Freezing Winter

Sunday, February 1st, 2015

To all my friends on the U.S.A.’s Eastern Coast; let me tell you, you are just a five hours flight and an hour drive from this.

Honeymooning in Guatemala: All inclusive-ing

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

I only know of two other All Inclusive resorts, besides this one, here in Guatemala.
You can’t go wrong with them. After consuming half my body weight in four days and drinking more than 100 “grown up” drinks I think I got my money’s worth. The view is free, and temperatures don’t go below 80s (F). Can you ask for more for $85 per night? Your Dollars or Euros go a long way here…

Honeymooning in Guatemala: Days and Nights

Friday, December 6th, 2013

Five of these at no lower than 86F.

And four of these no lower than 70F.

just showing off to those of you with lower 20s temps…

Playa Escondida

Thursday, March 21st, 2013

Playa Escondida

For those of you who cannot wait for Holy Week vacation, let me introduce you Playa Escondida. This is a calm, clean and beautiful beach on the shores of Lake Izabal. Not more than a fifteen minutes drive from the road to Río Dulce, this is a must stop for those who want to witness serenity and beauty.

Let’s see who is the first one jumping off the pier!

Directions anyone?

Why is Monterrico Special?

Sunday, February 26th, 2012

Volcanic Sand at Monterrico by Rudy Girón

I have never understood why so many tourist and travelers love experience the Monterrico beach; I mean there over a dozen beaches just like it in the Guatemalan Pacific coast, Sipacate and Las Lisas come to mind right away. Heck, Monterrico was suggested, not too long ago, as one of the best destinations in Latin America. So, why Monterrico, can you help understand why?

Vamos a la playa…

Tuesday, October 18th, 2011

Sipacate FTW! by Rudy A. Girón

Sipacate FTW!

Okay, now that I’ve gotten that out of my chest let me explain why.

Monterrico might be the most famous beach in Guatemala with almost all tourist stopping by for at least a night. On the other hand, Puerto de San José beach is the most visited beach by Guatemalans. At either beach, you’re bound to find lots of people, however, if you’re thing is semi-private beach, then Sipacate, located in Escuintla is the best choice. One can even take surfing lessons in Sipacate. At Sipacate there’s only one hotel-resort which surrounded by the protected Natural Reserve at either side and by the mangrove channels which separate the beach from the actual town. There are lodging accommodation right on the beach where the waves are actually below you’re room at the high tide.

That’s so cool. Give Sipacate a try next time you feel the urge to go the beach. 🙂