Puerto Quetzal (Guatemala)

Cruise Port schedule, live map, terminals, news


Hawaii - Mexico - Panama Canal

Local Time
02:35 22 Apr 2018

13.92551 N, -90.79281 W

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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.

Puerto Quetzal (Guatemala)

After disembarkation in Puerto Quetzal , cruise ship tourists usually embark on different shore excursions and tours to Escuintla (Auto Safari Chapin zoo), La Reunion Golf Resort, and mostly to La Antigua City (Guatemala Kingdom's capital, approx 90 min bus drive). The nearest town is San Jose (approx 1 ml / 2 km to the west). For security reasons is recommended booking only cruise line organized excursions.

The port's operation hours are 8 am - 10 pm (Monday to Friday) and 8 am - 2 pm (Saturday). The port authority company is APM Terminals Quetzal - joint venture between APM Terminals (85%) and International Finance Corporation (IFC, 15%). APM Terminals invested around USD 180 million in a new container terminal, which increased the port's annual containership cargo capacity to 340,000 TEUs (containers). In 2016, all Guatemalan cargo ports handled a combined cargo of 1,57 million TEUs, ranking the country as Central America's second (after Panama, with 2016 handled cargo of 6,25 million TEUs).

Highlights: Antigua, Tikal site, snorkeling

Puerto Quetzal cruise terminal

At the cruise terminal there is a market (jade museum) and vendor stalls selling locally-made souvenirs and traditional crafts.

Puerto Quetzal (Guatemala) cruise port terminal

At the cruise port there are also cafe bars, a restaurant, live music band performances.

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.

Day Ship Arrival Departure Next Port of Call
2 April, 2018
Holland America Cruises cruise linems Westerdam08:0018:00 Puerto Chiapas, Mexico
7 April, 2018
Compagnie du Ponant Cruises cruise lineLe Boreal06:0019:00 At Sea
11 April, 2018
Celebrity Cruises Cruises cruise lineCelebrity Infinity06:0018:00 Puerto Vallarta, Mexico Riviera
13 April, 2018
Oceania Cruises Cruises cruise lineOceania Marina07:0016:00 San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
13 April, 2018
Oceania Cruises Cruises cruise lineOceania Regatta08:0017:00 Corinto, Nicaragua
15 April, 2018
Princess Cruises Cruises cruise lineIsland Princess07:0018:00 Panama Canal
17 April, 2018
Silversea Cruises cruise lineSilver Explorer Mazatlan, Mexico Riviera
20 April, 2018
Norwegian Cruise Line Cruises cruise lineNorwegian Pearl08:0018:00 Acapulco, Mexico Riviera
22 April, 2018
Holland America Cruises cruise linems Nieuw Amsterdam08:0018:00 Puerto Chiapas, Mexico
23 April, 2018
Celebrity Cruises Cruises cruise lineCelebrity Infinity06:0018:00 Puntarenas, Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica
23 April, 2018
Holland America Cruises cruise linems Zaandam07:0017:00 Puerto Chiapas, Mexico
26 April, 2018
Holland America Cruises cruise linems Eurodam08:0018:00 Puerto Chiapas, Mexico
27 April, 2018
Regent Seven Seas Cruises cruise lineSeven Seas Mariner13:0020:00 Acapulco, Mexico Riviera
28 April, 2018
Holland America Cruises cruise linems Maasdam10:0018:00 Corinto, Nicaragua
30 April, 2018
Princess Cruises Cruises cruise lineCoral Princess07:0018:00 Los Angeles, Long Beach, California

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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