Attractions

Amusement Park in Parque Acuático Xocomil & Parque de Diversiones Xetulul

Parque Acuático Xocomil

With a distinct Guatemalan theme, this world-class water park offers aquatic diversions for all ages (under-fives must have a flotation device; BYO, or hire one for Q20). Among the 14 waterslides, two swimming pools…
Amusement Park in Parque Acuático Xocomil & Parque de Diversiones Xetulul

Parque de Diversiones Xetulul

Xetulul is a surprisingly well organised amusement park, with first-class rides for all ages. Themed areas include representations of a Tikal pyramid, historical Guatemalan buildings and famous buildings from many E…
Archaeological Site in Parque Arqueológico Takalik Abaj

Parque Arqueológico Takalik Abaj

This 6.5-sq-km archaeological site spreads over nine natural terraces, which were adapted by its ancient inhabitants. The parklike grounds boast temple mounds, ball courts and flights of steps paved with rounded riv…
Museum in Retalhuleu

Museo de Arqueología y Etnología

This is a small museum of archaeological relics. Upstairs are historical photos and a mural showing locations of 33 archaeological sites in Retalhuleu department.
Church in Retalhuleu

Church

Retalhuleu's church occupies pride of place in the middle of the plaza.