18/11/2017

Izabal

A Green Caribbean

With its original charm, rich ecosystems and the joy of Garifuna culture, it offers an encounter with a Caribbean of exuberant natural beauty.

Diversity is reflected in the Green Caribbean with rich ecosystems that are home to diverse species. Among its natural reserves are: Río Dulce, Bocas del Polochic, Punta de Manabique and the Chocón Machacas Biotope.

It also has the archaeological site of Quiriguá, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. There you will find the famous 10.5 meters high E stele, the highest of the Mayan World. In addition, visitors can discover the history of San Felipe Castle, which was built to prevent English pirates from reaching Guatemalan territory.

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