Rio Dulce Izabel

is a river in Guatemala, completely contained within the department of Izabal. It is part of a lake and river system that has become a popular cruising sailboat destination. About 30 miles by boat from Livingston and the Caribbean.

Bus from Flores 3.5 hrs and Guatemala City 5.5 hrs and 1 hr on to La Antigua. you can buy your ticket direct at the Litegua bus terminal, twice daily.

Best place to eat in Rio Dulce:- Bruno's Hotel & Marina

Back Packers Dorm

Bridge over Rio Dulce
Very noise with lorries day & night!
Just after the river flows from Lake Izabal it is spanned by one of the biggest bridges in Central America. On one side of the bridge is the town of Fronteras, commonly referred to by the name Río Dulce, the local center of commerce for the area. Fronteras has a local vegetable market, attracting locals from the countryside who arrive in dugout canoes.

View of river and Back Packers dorm from top of bridge

Walking over the bridge

Huevos rancheros is a popular breakfast dish comprising eggs, beans, fried plantains and salsa from the main street in Rio Dulce.

Time to relax by the river and update Blog!


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