When staying at Catamaran Island Hotel and Marina, you will not only enjoy our facilities and incomparable service, but you will also get to know the best tourist attractions in the area, thanks to our privileged location. Our reservations department will gladly help you coordinate excursions to any of the following places.
Playa Blanca is a white sand beach located in the Guatemalan Caribbean.

It is one of the best beaches in Guatemala, surrounded by nature, palm trees and clear blue water.

It’s your perfect paradise to enjoy the sun, the ocean or simply relaxing under a palm tree.
Playa Blanca
Siete Altares
Its name, Siete Altares, comes from the seven clear water ponds located at this place.

There are several more ponds, but seven of them are distinguished by their size and beauty.

It is a protected area with a large variety of the regions’ natural wealth.

You may get to see crabs, butterflies, fish and exotic wildlife in its natural habitat.

Hunting is prohibited. In order to get there, just take a boat from Livingston and in a few minutes, you will arrive at this heavenly place.

Livingston is a town in the Department of Izabal, located 15 kilometers away by boat from Puerto Barrios.

It is mainly inhabited by Garifuna people and is one of the main tourist attractions of the country.

Livingston is known for its unique cuisine, and its main dishes include Rice and Beans, Tapado (seafood soup) and its famous coconut bread.

Livingston is a combination of clear water Caribbean beaches, palm trees, exuberant vegetation, white sand, rainforests, the magnificent Río Dulce Gorge and rich fauna with a great variety of seabirds and other tropical birds.
Finca Paraíso
Finca Paraíso is located on the shores of Lake Izabal in the Municipality of El Estor.

Its greatest attraction is a hot spring waterfall which is a phenomenon that nature rarely presents, since even in the early morning you can see the water vapor that it expels.

In contrast, at the foot of the waterfall are the cold waters of the San Antonio River, whose mixture makes Finca Paraíso a unique place.

The Castillo de San Felipe is a fortress located at the mouth of Río Dulce and Lake Izabal in the Eastern part of Guatemala.

It was built during the XVII century to protect the colonial properties against pirate attacks.

It was exposed to repeated pirate attacks until the XVIII century, defending marine traffic.

It was also used as a prison for a long time.

Nowadays it is one of the most visited tourist attractions in Río Dulce.
Castillo de San Felipe
Lake Izabal
Lake Izabal is the largest lake in Guatemala.

Its waters, exposed to strong windstorms, have an abundance of fish, and its shores have many herons, mammals and a great variety of waterfowl.

Sunsets at the lake are truly amazing.