Perfectly located for exploring the ruins at Tikal and the surrounding jungle, the Hotel Posada de la Selva offers simple yet comfortable accommodation within the national park just one hour's drive from Flores.
Hotel Bahia Taitza
Hotel Bahia Taitza, Tikal & El Petén, Guatemala
Located in the little village of San Jose, the Hotel Bahia Taitza is a small property situated right on Lake Peten Itza with just 8 rooms. All the rooms have lake views and are simple but pleasantly decorated with high wooden ceilings and tiled floors.
There is a bar and a restaurant, and the hotel is only a couple of minutes' walk to San Jose. There are also kayaks and water-bikes that can be used on the lake free of charge.
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Alternative places to stay nearby
Where possible, we like to offer a range of accommodation for each stop of your trip, chosen by our specialists as some of their favorite places to stay. To help you make the right choice, we give each property a rating based on its facilities and service, but we also look for hotels with distinct character or a location that can’t be bettered.
La Lancha Resort, owned by Francis Ford Coppola, has beautiful views overlooking Lake Petén Itzá.
A small boutique hotel located in a large private reserve.
Set on a steep bank above the shores of Lake Peten-Itza, Nitun Lodge is located in an idyllic rainforest setting.
Experiences while staying here
The following activities are designed to give you the most authentic experiences of the area where you’re staying. We work with local guides, who use their knowledge and often a resident’s eye to show you the main sights and more out-of-the-way attractions. Our specialists can also suggest outdoor pursuits and activities, such as cooking classes, that will introduce you to the traditions of the area’s inhabitants.
Tikal is most definitely the most impressive of all the Mayan sites in Central America not only for its historical remains but because it is also a haven for wildlife, making the trip to Tikal all the more enchanting.
A two day / one night excursion visiting the ruins of Uaxactun and the opportunity to enjoy a locally cooked, evening meal.
Yaxha, q'equchi' for green water, is located 73 km from Flores. This Maya site, discovered in 1904 by architect Teobert Maler, is situated within the Maya Biosphere Reserve along with the sites of Nakum and El Naranjo.