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“A luxury hotel boasting an enviable location overlooking the pristine Lake Peten Itzá. Chic rooms are traditional in style with beamed ceilings, white washed walls, antique furniture and colourful local artefacts. Feast on superb cuisine and sample wines from the excellent list. A rural haven.”

“A luxury hotel boasting an enviable location overlooking the pristine Lake Peten Itzá. Chic rooms are traditional in style with beamed ceilings, white washed walls, antique furniture and colourful local artefacts. Feast on superb cuisine and sample wines from the excellent list. A rural haven.”

Recommended For

  • Hideaway
  • A luxurious hotel set amidst the forest and overlooking Lake Peten Itzá.
  • Local exploring
  • A fantastic base for exploring the famed Maya ruins at Tikal.
  • Birdwatching
  • Search for parrots, toucans, motmots, kingfishers, hummingbirds, falcons and vultures.
  • Trekking
  • Explore the picturesque trails that run through Cerro Cahui National Reserve.
  • Fishing
  • Try your hand at fishing with the help of a local fisherman.
  • Riding
  • Explore the surrounding rainforest on horseback.
  • Free wifi
  • Views
  • Secluded setting
  • Remote
  • Quiet
  • Family Suites
  • Barefoot Luxury
  • Outstanding location
  • Sit-out Terrace
  • Full of character
  • Lakeside
  • Restaurant
  • Boutique
  • Chic
  • Romantic
  • Child friendly
  • Luxury

Facilities

  • Views
  • Parking
  • Shops
  • Family Suites
  • Bar
  • Airport transfer
  • Massage
  • No pets
  • Sit-out Terrace
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool
  • Garden
  • Free wifi
  • Child friendly
  • Room service
  • Suites
  • Hot Tub
  • Concierge
  • Wifi
  • Air conditioning

Activities

  • Birdwatching
  • Search for parrots, toucans, motmots, kingfishers, hummingbirds, falcons and vultures.
  • Trekking
  • Explore the picturesque trails that run through Cerro Cahui National Reserve.
  • Fishing
  • Try your hand at fishing with the help of a local fisherman.
  • Riding
  • Explore the surrounding rainforest on horseback.

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