Flores, Guatemala

Tikal

Tikal, located in Flores, Guatemala, has been hailed as one of the most spiritually powerful spots on earth. The site, with its towering Mayan pyramids, is regarded as one of the most important cultural and natural reserves in the world. The park encompasses 222 square miles of thick, tropical jungle in the Petén. Tikal is an hour and a half drive west of the Belizean border at Benque Viejo del Carmen or a short flight from Belize City to the Flores airport, plus an hour's drive through the countryside to the national park. There are many great hotels in Flores. We recommend the ones listed below.


Camino Real del Tikal-Lake Peten Itza

Camino Real del Tikal
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Location: In northern Guatemala province of Peten, 45 minutes by air from Belize City and 90 minutes by road from San Ignacio.

Facilities: Restaurant, coffee shop, bar, outdoor swimming pool, game room, disco, private party boat, beauty parlor and gift shops. Water sports and trails.

Rooms: 72 rooms in tropical thatched bungalows, private bath, air conditioning, TV radio, telephone, mini-bar and balcony.

   

Hotel Peten Esplendido - Santa Elena

Hotel Peten Esplendido
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Location: This property is located in Santa Elena, on the shore of the lake Peten Itza with a beautiful view of the island of Flores across the Bay and only 45-minutes by road to Tikal.

Facilities: Indoor and poolside bar, two dining areas, pool Jacuzzi, gym and sauna.

Rooms: 10 lake view, 16 street side and 15 rooms with both lake and street views with private bath, air conditioning, fans, fax hookup, TV and telephone.

   

Jungle Lodge del Tikal -Tikal National Park

Jungle Lodge del Tikal
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Location: Situated in the famous Tikal National Park and only 1-km from the main plaza. Facilities: Restaurant, bar outdoor swimming pool, gift shop and conference room.

Rooms: 34 bungalows (some with private bath and shared bath) with ceiling fans.

   

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