Fort in El Castillo de San Felipe

El Castillo de San Felipe

The fortress and castle of San Felipe de Lara, El Castillo de San Felipe, about 3km west of Río Dulce town, was built in 1652 to keep pirates from looting the villages and commercial caravans of Izabal. Though the f…
Ranch in Finca El Paraíso

Finca El Paraíso

On the north side of the lake, between Río Dulce and El Estor, this working ranch is in an incredibly beautiful jungle setting. Here, a wide, hot waterfall drops about 12m into a clear, deep pool. You can bathe in t…