If Guatemala is known mainly for the Maya culture, and rightly because of the magnificent temples that remain, the country is also a paradise for lovers of the seaside with its beaches of dreams.
With more than 400 km of coastline under a tropical climate, it is difficult to choose among the most beautiful beaches of Guatemala.
Champerico is one of the most prominent spots in the country for surfing. There is everything you need even if you come without your equipment.
Sun, sea conducive to sport, landscape, beach atmosphere, it's really the place for surfing all over the country.
On the Pacific coast of the country, Monterrico is one of the most popular beaches to see during your trip to Guatemala. The tropical climate leaves a warm and humid atmosphere that makes the sea even more delicious.
In addition to the beauty of the landscapes and the seaside, it is appreciated to be able to discover the sea turtles, very numerous, and a village remained picturesque, but appreciated by tourists. Monterrico is also acclaimed for its surf spots. Do not be surprised by the sand, it is black, because of the former important volcanic activity of the region.
Playa Blanca is located on the Caribbean coast and undoubtedly ranks among the most beautiful beaches of Guatemala. It's a real postcard decor with its white sand, the wind, the coconut palms, straw huts where we eat the catch of the day, all in all a place that we do not want to leave.
Its charm deserves since it must be accessed after several tens of minutes of boat. This allows the place to remain calm. It is regularly ranked among the most beautiful beaches in the world by international tourist magazines.
Palm trees distorted by time and wind, white sand beach, luxury resort, this port city is above all a beautiful beach.
Again, it is relatively unspoiled by the tourist crowd and therefore offers a wonderful place to relax in a couple or family. The discovery of the city, a very welcoming port, adds a cultural note to a stay in this place.
Iztapa will not disappoint you if you are looking for a beautiful quiet beach, always under the sun of the Pacific facade and lined with palm trees.
But you will also enjoy this beach because it is the world meeting for flying fish. A sport fishing on the high seas of which we are impressed.
On the Caribbean side or the Pacific side, Guatemala is a country that offers a wide range of beaches. The tropical vegetation, the permanent heat, the white sand of the Caribbean Sea, or the black of the pacific, all this offers magnificent landscapes. If the country is a travel destination that deserves to be known, it is not yet invaded by tourists and it would be a shame not to enjoy it.