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Playa Blanca

Livingston, Livingston, Rio Dulce 18002, Guatemala
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the boat ride back was the best part

I was hesitant to go to Playa Blanca, since I didn't really want to spend money going to a beach... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
chey_baybee
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Fort Collins, Colorado
Nice privately owned beach

Really nice white-sand beach. The water is not Crystal clear, but the beach is super nice and... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2018
Chris D
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The speedboat ride to this beach is well worth its price to enjoy one of the few sandy beaches in eastern Guatemala.
  • Excellent40%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible1%
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“warm water” (8 reviews)
“caribbean sea” (5 reviews)
“white sand” (5 reviews)
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Livingston, Livingston, Rio Dulce 18002, Guatemala
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"warm water"
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"caribbean sea"
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"white sand"
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"private beach"
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"minute boat ride"
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"for sale"
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"shrimp"
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"few hours"
in 2 reviews
"hammocks"
in 10 reviews
"coconut"
in 8 reviews
"rum"
in 4 reviews
"guatemala"
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"swim"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was hesitant to go to Playa Blanca, since I didn't really want to spend money going to a beach, but a friend wanted company so I went with her. We traveled with Happy Fish, and they did not tell us that on the way...More

Thank chey_baybee
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Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

Really nice white-sand beach. The water is not Crystal clear, but the beach is super nice and secluded. Coco loco's for sale!

Thank Chris D
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Reviewed December 20, 2017

Nothing special, small beach. It-is better go to Belize or Salvador. In Guatemala is many better place to visit. Waste of time

Thank Tomasz S
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Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

This is a private beach. 20 qtz to enter. They sell drinks and food and have chairs and hamacas. It was a good 30 minute boat ride from our hotel but we stopped at 7 alturas along the way. The water was very calm and...More

Thank Mastracchioc
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Reviewed July 28, 2017 via mobile

Lovely clean beach Warm clear water to swim in Plenty of hammocks and beds to use for free Pay to enter Clean toilets

Thank nicola r
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Reviewed April 4, 2017 via mobile

This beach is run by hotel villa caribe and the landscape is gorgeous. You pay to use it unless you are staying at the hotel in Livingston. That's all I can write that is good. The lounge chairs are hard, flat wood. The hammocks are...More

4  Thank Cyndi B
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Reviewed January 25, 2017 via mobile

In Guatemala for a couple weeks and decided to end my trip in Livingston. At the top of my list was playa Blanca. Glad I did. Excellent boat ride stopping at seven altars first and then a few hours at the beach doing nothing but...More

2  Thank Burgal
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Reviewed January 17, 2017

Located a stone's throw from the border with Belize, Playa Blanca is a private beach that is open to the public (adults pay a small fee on disembarking). A restaurant on site offers a very limited menu (chicken, fish or shrimp) and some plastic beach...More

1  Thank Polo M
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Reviewed December 5, 2016 via mobile

At the end, the place is nice, but you only can go via boat. You have white sand, nice and warm water. Finally a place how you would imagine the Caribbean Sea. Why only 4 stars? Well, it's not easy to go and the quality...More

1  Thank petergerman2016
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Reviewed November 6, 2016

I was surprised to find a new restroom/changing facility complete with toilet paper and mirrors! There are hammocks and picnic tables as well as a concession stand. The water is very calm, no waves, more like a lake. We spent a pleasant few hours here...More

Thank clariyandy
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