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Rio Dulce, Guatemala

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#15 of 27 in Nature in Guatemala
Take a calm, peaceful boat ride down in the surroundings of dense green jungle at Rio Dulce. The 43 km (27 mi) long river is popular amongst fisherman and cruising sail boats, featuring a small Spanish colonial fort at the mouth, which was built to protect merchants from local pirates. Find one of Cental America’s largest bridges, spanning the river. Make your way down to the bridge and stop at one of the towns on either side. Put Rio Dulce at the forefront of your travel plans using our Livingston journey website .
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  • The protective area "Biotop Chacòn Machacas" stands between Rio Dulce and Livingston. We stayed in the village Lagunita Salvador in the tropical mangrove. We slept in the the comunity hôtel build by t...  more »
  • The boat ride down the river is the most precious landscapes water is warm there are many places on the way to visit
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  • The city is without interest, the only thing to do is the very beautiful lancha ride on the Rio until Linvingston. We don't come here for the small boat engine ballad very beautiful scenery, Lake villages. Stop you at the Castle san Felippe 10 minutes from Rio and go to lunch at the restaurant EL VIAJERO on stilts to eat a JUGS (bouillabaisse to coconut milk) after 1/2 day for all
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Accommodations in Livingston line the coast, with most clustered close to the ferry terminal. You can choose from budget inns and bed and breakfasts, as well as some mid-range hotels. Look to the north coast of the town for a chance to stay at an eco-resort overlooking the water.
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