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Las Guacamayas Biological Station

#6 of 15 things to do in Flores Features Animals
Avenida 15 de Marzo, Flores 17001, Guatemala
+502 7867 5048
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Wow wow wow!!!

This place is a gem!!! A natural reserve at the laguna del tigre, you'll find yourself as deep and... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2016
via mobile
Wildlife galore

Best wildlife viewing in Guatemala--from spider monkeys to iguanas, plus a great view of the San... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2015
James N
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Avenida 15 de Marzo, Flores 17001, Guatemala
+502 7867 5048
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Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

This place is a gem!!! A natural reserve at the laguna del tigre, you'll find yourself as deep and isolated in the jungle as you can get without being lost! Nature is absolutely overwhelming, from bugs to birds and monkeys. Rooms are very complete with...More

2  Thank elabbemd
Reviewed 15 June 2015

Best wildlife viewing in Guatemala--from spider monkeys to iguanas, plus a great view of the San Pedro River, boat rides, fishing, super food, fun staff, and nature, nature, nature.

Thank James N
Reviewed 19 February 2015

This is an exquisite location and was formerly a biological research station. There are 3 categories of rooms. The most luxurious ones are very large and beautifully appointed with wonterful animal carvings and custom furniture. The meals are simple. The electricity is only on in...More

3  Thank Jacques1941
Reviewed 12 February 2015

Laguna del tigre is a gem, a birders paradise and the river alive with wildlife. The guides are knowledgeable and the walks are fascinating (but don't forget the mosquito repellent!!) However sadly during out stay the lodge was undergo works and the noise was appalling...More

Thank Katie S
Reviewed 28 August 2014

I've been to Las Guacamayas on two separate occasions for two weeks each time, both in 2013 and 2014. As a research station, it's one of the most comfortable I've stayed at and without making a negative impact on the surrounding environment. The area itself...More

2  Thank James H
Reviewed 26 August 2014

As a wildlife biologist I have been working with Las Guacamayas Biological Station since 2012 and have spent many months over the last two years working in the forests around the station. The wildlife is plentiful and abundant, the staff are welcoming and the place...More

1  Thank Rowland G
Reviewed 24 August 2014

I was lucky enough to spend two weeks in June at the station. The place is amazing! I was on a herpetological expedition, the diversity and abundance of species we found was astounding! The Station is very well equipped and maintained in a breathtakingly beautiful...More

2  Thank Ady F
Reviewed 22 August 2014

With friendly staff, relaxing atmosphere and stunning sights Las Guacamayas is a must a place well worth visiting.

1  Thank Takosu
Reviewed 22 August 2014

I stayed at Las Guacamayas for two weeks as part of a volunteer project, and I was very happy with it. The food was lovely, the lodgings were simple but comfortable, and the people onsite are very friendly and enthusiastic (knowing some Spanish is useful)...More

2  Thank Richard S
Reviewed 19 August 2014

This is a great getaway. Very comfortable, great food, quiet, incredible birdwatching. A lot of nature, animals -if you have some luck- you can even see a Jaguar -or many-. In the middle of the jungle. Great riverfront.

4  Thank amadorafael
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Frank M
18 April 2017|
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Response from Marcony J | Reviewed this property |
Tienen tours de 1 dia, dos y tres días. Puede buscar información entrando a la pagina. En el buscador puede introducir: estación biológica las guacamayas.
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4 January 2015|
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I have taken my 8 year old twins and my oldest has been going there since he was 6. You can hike, fish, visit a Maya site...etc. Every time I have to go by myself my kids beg me to take them!! Guatemalans are very loving... More
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