Guatemala's Caribbean coast has so many amazing attractions to offer its visitors. Río Dulce, considered a paradise for many, flows into the Atlantic Ocean through Amatique Bay with many cruise ships landing in Puerto Barrios, near the mouth of the river on the Caribbean Coastline. Here bird watching for the many aquatic species and orchid spotting are popular. The river is a great location for diving and fishing, or visiting the secret caves along the shore. Livingston, a town on the mouth of the Río Dulce and on the Atlantic Ocean's coast, is known for its uncommon mix of the Garifuna, Ladino, Afro-Caribbean, and Mayan people. Livingston is located on the coast at the mouth of the Río Dulce. This destination hosts an aquatic ecosystem with vast wetlands and mangroves and a consistently warm and humid climate, perfect BEACH weather.
Explore Río Dulce by Boat
Rio Dulce, or Sweet Water is considered to be a paradise for boaters, sailors, and cruisers, with many cruise ships landing in Puerto Barrios. Many visitors come to enjoy bird watching and orchid spotting, where many unique species of aquatic birds can be found. The river is also a popular location for diving and fishing. Take a tour of the river and stop off to enjoy the warm hot springs and secret caves along the river's banks.
Castillo de San Felipe: This castle has an incredible history. In ancient times, it functioned as a center of commercial exchange between Spain and Guatemala. For this reason, the site was attacked hundreds of times by pirates who sought to steal the merchandise.
Livingston offers a unique cultural mix of Garifuna, Afro-Caribbean, Maya, and Ladino people that you won’t find anywhere else in the world. Set at the end of the Rio Dulce, Livingston hosts a few beautiful Caribbean beaches and plenty of activities (snorkeling, beach, relaxing, dancing, culture) and typical food from the area. Enjoy a transfer by boat to visit places of interest in Livingston.
Discover 7 Altares
7 Altares is the natural reserve that is the heart of Caribbean paradise. It called Seven Altars because of its seven pools of crystalline water, which continue their course over stones to reach the Caribbean Sea, and was declared a World Heritage Site in 2001. Today, it is waiting for you to refresh your soul with its beauty.