Here we share with you a mini list of some of the most unknown places in Guatemala for you to visit as soon as possible.
List of unknown places:
The mountains of the town of San Juan Acul, in Nebaj, Quiché, are a marvel. The Ixil area is characterized by its beauty and tranquility. The San Antonio de Azzaris and Mil Amores haciendas are spectacular. Visitors can go horseback riding, stroll through the meadows or just relax. Of course, one must try the chancol cheese; a delight.
Punta de la Palma
This place is one of the favorite places of one of the most popular people in Guatemala, Juan José Gutiérrez Mayorga, who always recommends it when asked. It is located in Puerto Barrios, Izabal. It is characterized by the intense heat, palm trees, white sand and a sea with calm waves. The lodging offer is for all types of budgets, from simple to luxurious hotels located in the surroundings -some with private dock-.
Its name means “ramón tree”. It is located in the Yaxhá-Nakum-Naranjo National Park, on one of the islands of the Yaxhá Lagoon, Petén.
In addition to the ruins, it attracts the rich natural environment, with abundant flora and fauna.
Viewpoint of King Tepepul
The Mayan altar of this place was declared a Sacred Site in 2012. It is located six kilometers from Santiago Atitlán, Sololá, right at the foot of the guardian volcanoes of the kingdom of Tepepul -main guide of the peoples of the basin belonging to the Tz’utujil kingdom-.
It is located in San Marcos La Laguna, Sololá, on the shores of the splendid Lake Atitlán and its three imposing volcanoes.
In Tzankujil -which means “place of great energy”- there are nature trails, Mayan altars and a seven-meter high trampoline that goes directly into the lake.
The thermal waters of this place are a delight. It is four kilometers from Camotán, Chiquimula -on the border with Honduras-. The seven pools of this spa are fed by the water that flows under the Tichajté hill.
In short, we hope that this list of unknown but spectacular places will encourage you to visit Guatemala.
You may also be interested in: Ecosystems and biodiversity of Guat.