Puerto Quetzal is the largest Pacific Ocean port of Guatemala. It is important both as a stop-off point for cruise liners and for cargo traffic. Puerto Quetzal is located in Escuintla department, alongside Puerto San Jose city, which it replaced as a port in importance to country's maritime traffic during 20th century.
There is little of interest to cruise passengers in the immediate vicinity of Puerto Quetzal port, but there are different tours available that take travelers to Auto Safari Chapin zoo, La Reunion world class golf resort, La Antigua, and other tour packages are offered specifically created for cruisers. There is a market at the port selling lots of souvenir items and crafts for those who choose not to take inland tours. There are also several bars, a restaurant, performances from Marimba bands and hammocks to relax in. The nearest town is San Jose, which is a mile away. Cruise lines list it as the port for La Antigua Guatemala, approximately 90 min away by bus.
Highlights: Antigua, Tikal site, snorkeling
The Puerto Quetzal cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala.
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Port Puerto Quetzal cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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29 July, 2017