We've always wanted to visit Tikal. Casa Don David is much closer to the Ruins than Flores. They picked us up at the Flores Airport in the evening and took us to a beautifully kept property at the East end of Lake Peten.
Don David and his staff were, without exception, pleasant, friendly and helpful, answering questions, making arrangements for our trips to the Tikal Ruins, etc.
Their commitment to "being Green" is obvious, so among other things, be prepared to take a short shower or you will run out of hot water.
Maps galore on the walls were very helpful. Meals were flavorful, vegetarian options too.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Located just 15 min. From the entrance to Tikal, we welcome you to our little piece of paradise. Don David, Yohana Rodas (Administrator)and staff have lots of helpful information, services and tours. The hotel has 13 rooms with private bath, hot water shower, fan or A/C with one meal included (breakfast)and free limited WiFi in the restaurant, and a guest computer also available. Bottled water is free to our guests. Enjoy typical Guatemalan and international meals in the restaurant from 6:30 am to 9 pm overlooking Lake Peten Itza. Our recently added Maya Garden Fire Show is unique and special featuring the largest Maya fire ring in the world. Relax in a hammock on your varanda or in our Gazebo or view the sunset or birds, from our observation deck, featuring the Toucan Express - a 200m zip line providing drink service to the deck. Learn about exotic fruit and plants in our large botanical garden and walk around of the Mayan Sacred Tree (la Ceiba) circle showing the four cardinal directions. On event nights feature the 266 meter ring of fire show for all groups staying two nights or more in the large Maya garden. We will try our best to make your stay pleasant! ... more less
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