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Las Lagunas setting

Las Lagunas

Stay on the picturesque shores of Quexil lagoon
Tikal HolidaysGuatemala Holidays· 19 Rooms · ££

Stay in a nature reserve teeming with wildlife

Tucked away amidst the lush rainforests of the Mayan world, Las Lagunas offers a tranquil escape on the picturesque shores of Guatemala's Quexil lagoon.

With just 19 freestanding suites, each strategically positioned on high ground or above the lagoon, guests are treated to spacious accommodations flooded with natural light, providing a serene haven for relaxation.

Spanning nearly 300 acres, the property is enveloped by its own enclosed nature reserve, teeming with diverse wildlife, including monkeys, jaguars, ocelots, and over 250 bird species. Immerse yourself in the region's rich biodiversity and embark on thrilling excursions to explore nearby Mayan ruins such as Tikal, Uaxactún, and Yaxhá.

Founded by Edgar Castillo Sinibaldi, whose passion for conservation led him to establish the reserve on land once covered by virgin jungle, Las Lagunas stands as a testament to his lifelong dedication to protecting the region's wildlife. Guests can traverse nature trails within the reserve, immersing themselves in the beauty of untouched forest habitat.

The hotel itself features modern yet rustic design elements, offering a range of facilities for a comfortable stay. From spa relaxation and yoga classes to immersive visits to the on-site museum, there's something for every guest to enjoy. Indulge in culinary delights at the Shultún Restaurant, where panoramic views of the lagoon complement delectable international cuisine infused with local flavours sourced from the nearby market. Daily boat tours to Monkey Island, where guests can assist in feeding the resident monkeys, add a touch of adventure to your stay, promising unforgettable memories amidst Guatemala's natural splendour.

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When to go to Guatemala and Honduras

Month-by-month guide of when to visit Guatemala and Honduras

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This month offers warm sunny days and cooler evenings, making it perfect for exploring the highland regions of Guatemala around Antigua and Lake Atitlan.



Similar to January, February offers excellent weather for volcano hiking and exploring Mayan ruins at Tikal and Copan.



The dry season continues with March an ideal month destinations throughout the region. Temperatures are comforable with low humidity in jungle regions.



Depending on the date of Easter, April can be a particularly busy month with the traditional 'Semana Santa' festivals in Antigua.



May marks the start of the rainy season, with higher humidity however it's still possible to enjoy the country's natural beauty with less tourists throughout the country.



The rainfall increases in June, so travellers can take advantage of lower prices and fewer tourists while exploring attractions like Antigua and Tikal.



Despite rain showers, July offers opportunities for exploration is the lush jungle environment. Showers tend to be of a short duration.



The rains become more intense in August, and while travel is possible, some roads may be prone to flooding so journeys are longer.



A rainy month which tends to offer dry mornings with rain in the afternoons, typically for a couple of hours. Accommodation rates are lower, reflecting the wet conditions.



Very similar to September, although the rains will be tapering off towards the end of the month. Patience for travelling around the country is needed if roads are affected.



As the dry season approaches, November is a good month for visiting the region with all the country's highlights accessible.



Weather wise the holiday month of December is very similar to November with the rains tapering off. Enjoy the Christmas festivities in cities like Antigua or Copan in Honduras.


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