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Villa Maya

Secluded and tranquil lakeside lodge
Tikal HolidaysGuatemala Holidays· 56 Rooms · ££

Lovley decked relaxation areas overlooking the lagoon.

Situated on the serene shores of Lake Petén Itza, Villa Maya offers a charming eco-lodge experience.

Just 45 minutes from Tikal National Park and a short 10-minute drive from Flores town, the lodge features 56 en-suite rooms housed within octagonal blocks or cabins, each featuring a ceiling fan, private bathroom, and a small balcony with picturesque lake views. Embracing the tranquil ambiance, there are no phones or TVs in the rooms.

Surrounded by lush tropical gardens, guests can dine at the thatched restaurant offering international cuisine and Sunday barbecues, unwind at the bar, or take a refreshing dip in the inviting swimming pool, complete with a smaller plunge pool. Wildlife enthusiasts can observe crocodiles inhabiting the area.

Villa Maya offers a variety of activities, including biking, horseback riding, and visits to local archaeological parks, Flores Island, and Lake Peten Itza. Adventurous guests can explore the surroundings by hiring kayaks or mountain bikes to traverse the well-marked tracks around the property.

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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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