Located in the little village of San Jose, the Hotel Bahia Taitza is a small property situated right on Lake Peten Itza.
Hotel Posada de la Selva
Hotel Posada de la Selva, Tikal & El Petén, Guatemala
The Hotel Posada de la Selva is all about location. It is the closest property to the jungle-clad Tikal ruins and actually set within the beautiful national park itself - just one hour's drive from the main town of Flores.
The lodge is simple but comfortable with 36 bungalows and two junior suites, each with ceiling fans and hot water. Electricity is limited and does not run 24 hours; it is shut down for some time during the night.
Facilities include a pool, bar and restaurant that is open all day until 9pm. The lodge operates a tour desk offering shared (starting at around 9am - 9.30am) or private tours of Tikal as well as a variety of other tours.
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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.