The Amatique Bay Resort & Marina is located on the beautiful east coast of Guatemala. The white sand beach of the Amatique Bay Resort & Marina is just a short boat ride from the southern Keys of Belize. A full service marina is equipped to handle vessels of up to 160 feet. The Amatique Bay Resort & Marina also offers overnight dockage at reasonable rates.
The Amatique Bay Resort & Marina consists of 57 fully equipped villas, including all kitchen appliances and service ware, even the napkins are provided. The two swimming pools are joined by a swimming channel, with water slides for both children and adults. A pool bar offers pool-side drinks of your choice without having to leave the comfort of the water. Mangos Restaurant, also poolside, offers a wide variety of meals and snacks without having to change from your bathing attire. The pool area is rounded up by a replica of a Spanish Galleon.
The Restaurant “Puerto Chico” offers the finest dining in the east coast of Guatemala. Whether you prefer lobster, or Guatemalan cuisine you will savor the experience of dining at the “Puerto Chico”.
The Amatique Bay Resort & Marina offers you “Paradise” 12 months of the year. A romantic moonlight swim in the tropical waters of Amatique Bay, riding the wave runners, sailing catamarans or single hulls, kayaking on an ecological tour, a night at the disco, or relaxing – it is all there at the “Amatique Bay”.
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Children and extra beds
- Air Condition
- Currency exchange
- Ironing Facilities
- Non-smoking rooms
- Safety Deposit Box
- Swimming Pool
- Tour Desk
- WiFi Internet
Puerto Barrios is a port in Guatemala, located in Bahia de Amatique (Amatique Bay), within the Gulf of Honduras and it is the departmental seat of Izabal department and the administrative seat of Puerto Barrios municipality.
Puerto Barrios was named after the former President Justo Rufino Barrios. It is Guatemala’s main Caribbean Sea port, together with its more modern twin port town just to the southwest, Santo Tomás de Castilla.
Puerto Barrios can be reach following the CA9 Highway and is located 297 kilometers (185 mi) northeast of Guatemala City.
Puerto Barrios is a mix of Maya, Afro-Caribbean, and other West Indian groups.
Puerto Barrios is divide by many neighborhoods or Barrios such as El rastro, las champas, los tanques, la veinte, la veintedos, la catorce, la trece, el estrecho, etc. Although the town is small, due to its harbor nature, many of its visitors are ship workers who frequent the night entertainment centers throughout the town.
Puerto Barrios is starting to get more visitors in the new century as the nearby town of Santo Tomás de Castilla has started receiving cruise ships. Puerto Barrios Airport is currently being refurbished in order to receive scheduled flights in the near future.
Among the tourist attractions near Puerto Barrios are: The Mayan ruins of Quirigua. The Izabal Lake where you can find San Felipe de Lara Castle, an old Spanish fort in Río Dulce. Rio Dulce (Sweet River) with its caves and hot springs. Siete Altares, seven natural ponds where you can take a bath. Another popular attraction is the lively town of Livingston where Garifuna culture can be experienced first-hand with its Punta and Yankunu dances that can be reached by boat.
Puerto Barrios is a convenient base for tours in the region. Boats depart regularly from Barrios for Livingston and Belize.