San Miguel del Mar is a peaceful ocean front home where the balmy breezes of the tropical garden, the warmth of the pool, personalized service and great food and drink, make you audibly sigh and never want to leave. It's paradise!...
Duende Tours is a multi-sport adventure tour operator that provides off-the-beaten-path jungle tours to ancient Mayan ruins in Belize, Guatemala and Mexico. We operate with a very strong emphasis on Mayan culture and environment preservation....
We rent kayaks and wooden cayucos, there is dock to swim from, beautiful tropical gardens with fruit trees, plenty of hammocks to relax in, games to play and good books to read. There is communal house with bar, lounge, restaurant area and kitchen. Near the communal house is a b-b-q area and there is a hammock house by the dock. All of the electricity used by the hotel comes from solar power.
We offer drinks, homemade food, we make our own bread and we eat our evening meal together, family style. We organise guided tours to Tiger Cave, Maya Q�eqchi Village, Livingston and Manatee Reserve.
The hotel can currently accommodate 15 guests and we offer:
�Two two-storey wooden bungalows, both have a porch, lounge and private bathroom/shower on the ground floor and bedroom on the first floor.
�One large double height wooden bungalow containing two guest rooms called Nance and Guanaba. Both rooms have a lounge downstairs and sleeping area on the mezzanine floor. A shared bathroom is located in a separate building nearby.
�Cozy two-bed dormitory equipped with 2 single beds (max. 2 person capacity). Located above the lounge area of the communal house enjoys commanding views over the forest canopy.
From Guatemala City: If you are travelling from Guatemala City you have two options of getting here: through Puerto Barr�os (and L�vingston) or through Fronteras.
From Guatemala City to Puerto Barr�os: the bus company Transporte Litegua (15� calle 10�40, Zona 1) www.litegua.com/litegua/servicio-especial.php, tel.: 2220-8840. The deluxe bus takes five hours and costs Q100 (leaves at 07.30, 10.00 and 12.00). A normal bus leaves every hour, costs about 65Q and and takes seven hours.
From Guatemala City to Fronteras (the town of R�o Dulce) the bus companies:
1.Litegua (15� calle 10�40, Zona 1) www.litegua.com/litegua/servicio-especial.php, Tel 2220-8840 has buses leaving at 6am and at 9.00, the trip takes about 6-7 hours.
2.Transportes Fuentes del Norte (17� calle 8�46, zona 1) http://www.grupofuentedelnorte.com/ tel. 79477070. Buses to Rio Dulce: 6.00 am normal bus (6-8 hrs) Q65, 8.30 am normal bus (6-8 hrs) Q65, 10.00 am first class bus Maya de Oro (5 hrs) Q160, 12.00 normal bus (6-8 hrs) Q65
3.L�nea Dorada (16� calle 10�03, zona 1), http://www.lineadorada.info/ mail: email@example.com offers first class buses and costs Q120 at 10.00am.
By bus from Flores (Peten) to Fronteras (R�o Dulce town): All buses heading for Guatemala City will stop at R�o Dulce. The normal bus trip takes 5 hours. The first class bus (Maya de Oro, Linia Dorada) takes 3 hours.)
By boat from Punta Gorda, Belize: On Tuesdays and Fridays there is a direct boat from Punta Gorda to Livingston at 10.00 and it takes about 45 min. On all other days, you can take a boat to Puerto Barrios (leaving Punta Gorda at 9.30 am and 14.00, takes one hour) and take another boat to Livingston (30 minutes).
By boat from Puerto Barr�os to L�vingston: Public boats leave for L�vingston at 06.30, 07.30, 09.00, 11.00 and then when the boat is full (16 people). The last scheduled boat leaves at 17.00 but sometimes there is a later boat. The fare is Q35 or Q50 per person and the trip takes 30 minutes.
By boat from L�vingston: we can pick you up with our boat from L�vingston (Q50 p.p. minimum2 people) Please call us. Public boats heading for R�o Dulce leave L�vingston (main dock) at 09.30 and 14.30 and will charge Q60 per person. These boats will drop you off at el Hotelito Perdido, if you inform them that this is your destination.
By boat from Fronteras (R�o Dulce town): We can pick you up with our boat from R�o Dulce town if you call us a day in advance (Q130 p.p. min. 3 people or Q100 p.p. min. 4 people).
There are collective (public) boats scheduled from R�o Dulce town for L�vingston from the main dock (muelle municipal) at 09.30 and 13.30 and possibly at 16.00 (provided that the boat is full). The trip takes over one hour and costs 125Q per person. These boats will drop you off at el Hotelito Perdido, if you inform them that this is your destination.
Always make sure that the boat captain knows ahead of time where you get off. Remind the captain that your destination is el Hotelito Perdido when the boat makes a stop at the Hot Springs (we are 5 minutes away).