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Address: Livingston, Livingston, Rio Dulce, Guatemala
Description: The speedboat ride to this beach is well worth its price to enjoy one of...
The speedboat ride to this beach is well worth its price to enjoy one of the few sandy beaches in eastern Guatemala.
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Nice and quiet spot for a swim

Nice beach to relax for a few hours in a very relaxed spot. A certain time by boat to get there but they took us by the hotel.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 27, 2014
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Punta Negra
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55 reviews 55 reviews
18 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

If you are passing by here on the way to 7 Altares not a bad place to stop in but personally I would not pay to go here as a 'destination.' Much better beaches elsewhere in the world - although perhaps not on the limited Caribbean side of Guatemala.

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Ottawa, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We unfortunately hit Playa Blanca on a day that it rained, but it was still a nice beach. There are biting sand flies, so bring bug spray! Also bring food - the staff at the restaurant seems to be hit or miss - we ordered food and never got anything (we hadn't paid, so it wasn't a big deal) but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Nice beach to relax for a few hours in a very relaxed spot. A certain time by boat to get there but they took us by the hotel.

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Copan, Honduras
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31 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

I just had the last two.weeks camping out there just chilling, fishing, having great time with locals !!

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California, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Nice Caribbean white beach and clear water. Very romantic. If you have never been to the Caribbean a must see. We are spoiled living in California with plenty of beaches. Recommended for 1st timer. MeuterMedia

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Alexandroupoli, Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Just a small speedboat ride away from Livingston. It will take you max 15 minutes to enjoy this kristal waters at the caribbean.

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Quebec City, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Maybe one of the most attractive beach near Livingston but... this is an average beach, average water and there is no entertainment or things to do except sunbathing. There is a small resto where the food is very ok.

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Panajachel, Guatemala
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This beach isn't amazing. If you've been to other beautiful beaches in the world, this won't compare. However, it is a cute little beach that will make you feel nice and relaxed if you've been spending time in Guatemala for a while. It's worth the trip, but don't expect this beach to overwhelm you with it's amazingness. It's relaxing, small,... More 

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LAs Vegas
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33 reviews 33 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

A lovely taste of the Carribean!! Gorgeous waters, clean beaches, lovely foliage. Very serene and peaceful place to spend an afternoon!!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

We were very disappointed by this beach. First of all you have to take a boat there (and it isnt cheap, because its the only "good" beach nearby). The beach was small, the swimming options not that good. You are actually kind of trapped there. Go party at the Iguana instead ;)

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