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by The4Smiths

Didn’t do an excursion after the previous days zip lining so thought a day chilling on the advertised beach would be good. Do not go! This is not a beach it was awful, dog mess all over and felt very unsafe. I’m surprised the Norwegian advertise this as a 5 mins walk to a beach! Stay on the ship

Visited: Dec 28, 2017

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by updwyer

We went to the big warehouse building, in port, where there is a huge open market. When you first walk in, there is a table set up for WiFi. $3 for 30 minutes. Also there is a welcome table where you can get your passport stamped and they’ll give you a free bracelet. No AC so it does get warm. Be ready to be approached by vendors - smile and be polite. I bought a necklace and negotiated a price. I also got a bag of Guatemalan coffee there.


by lucindancarl

Nice people, excellent excursion on the Rio Dulce, read a lot of reviews where people were scared of this port due to it being one of the largest shipping ports in Central America , but it was beautiful out on the river and one of our favorite excursions!


by wagens93

Ported at container ship yard, not much to look at. Had area right off ship to shop which was ok. We wanted to go to beach, but when asked taxi driver didn't feel to comfortable with it because he said we should watch our back if we go.

Visited: Mar 06, 2019

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by gemstar554

The landscape here is breathe taking! But there is not a ton to do here. There is a little market at the port but it is mainly a industrial port. We decided to do a resort excursion that was supposed to include horseback riding, but that portion was cancelled. So, we boarded our boat and headed to the resort Amatique Bay Resort & Marina. It was a bit cold, but we enjoyed ourselves and got in the pool anyways. Had fun at the swim up bar and they had dance lessons. The "beach" section of the resort was a bit questionable in the colder weather do we did not go in the water there, but the views were amazing. They also had a little walk through garden with some beautiful flowers. I am not sure I would do this one again.

Visited: Nov 10, 2017

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by Alisonf53

Stayed near the terminal as there was a large terminal with a band playing and many local crafts to buy. This was ideal for many people as they did not feel comfortable traveling too far away.

Visited: Apr 07, 2019

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