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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Point of Interest
“A movement to prevent the green sea turtle from going extinct. The establishment hosts a weekly baby turtle release which takes place on the weekends before sunset and for a price you can even help release a baby turtle.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Lodging
“It's a hotel restaurant with bar and I like especially their drinks. They serve food as well, typical Guatemaltecan food in good quality. A beach volleyball field is available.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Best restaurant in Monterrico. Attentive service and Guatemaltecan-Europeen fushion kitchen. A Swiss lady assures quality.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Es la pizza de horneada al leño mi preferida y mejor si te sientas frente al mar”
  • 2 locals recommend
Beer Garden
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“It's basically the only discothec in town. But maybe check the party at the hotel Jhonny's Place out. Let's see what you like more.”
  • 1 local recommends
Lodging
“Monterrico es un santuario de tortugas de mar donde se protegen los huevos y los bebés. Es una linda experiencia familiar soltar a las pequeñas tortugas para que lleguen al mar a salvo.”
  • 2 locals recommend
Hotel Pool
“They have good Guatemaltecan food but as well some US/Europeen food options. Their drinks are good too. They have seats in the sand at the beach. Lovely to watch the sunset there. They have a beach volleyball field and a slackline.”
  • 1 local recommends
Grocery or Supermarket
  • 1 local recommends
Soccer Field
“La Calle Principal de Monterrico es conocidas por sus pintorescas palmeras y espacios llenos de comida regional de Guatemala. Encontrarás muchas tiendas, restaurantes y hoteles en este sector tan transitado. Puedes visitarlo en Carro y llegar hasta el final en donde se puede observar el mar.”
  • 1 local recommends
Lodging
“Restaurant with great food and close enough to go on foot. If you need a place to watch a sports match or something they have a TV and will allow it's use provided you eat a meal there. ”
  • 1 local recommends
Church
“The town of Monterrico has several small shops for food and clothing if something is forgotten or plans were changed. The actual town of Monterrico is simple but has lots to offer by way of small shops for food and clothing if something is forgotten or plans were changed. There are also several ice cream places and "tourist" shops. For Easter (semana santa) sometimes there are some Henna Tattoo groups that apear in the town and do a great job with temporary tattoos. But for big holidays there is a lot of traffic and not many places to park so we recommend walking.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Bank
“Bank, if you cannot get money from the ATM enter the bank. The employees can hand you out money.”
  • 1 local recommends

Top restaurants

Lodging
“It's a hotel restaurant with bar and I like especially their drinks. They serve food as well, typical Guatemaltecan food in good quality. A beach volleyball field is available.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Best restaurant in Monterrico. Attentive service and Guatemaltecan-Europeen fushion kitchen. A Swiss lady assures quality.”
  • 6 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Es la pizza de horneada al leño mi preferida y mejor si te sientas frente al mar”
  • 2 locals recommend
Hotel Pool
“They have good Guatemaltecan food but as well some US/Europeen food options. Their drinks are good too. They have seats in the sand at the beach. Lovely to watch the sunset there. They have a beach volleyball field and a slackline.”
  • 1 local recommends

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