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Camino Real Tikal
At a Glance
- Largest international-style hotel in the Petén
- beautiful setting
- Somewhat remote
- rooms somewhat tired and dated
- upgrading and renovations needed
- lots of steps may pose problem for mobility-impaired guests
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Camino Real Tikal Review
To experience the natural beauty of the jungles surrounding Lago Petén Itzá without sacrificing international-style hotel creature comforts, you could head to the Camino Real Tikal. It's possible to spend several days at this 72-room hotel between El Remate and the village of Jobompiche without exhausting the possibilities—kayaking, boating, hiking in a private reserve, swimming in the pool, lounging in the lakeside hammocks, and experiencing a traditional Mayan sauna. Tikal park is about 45 minutes away by car. A dozen three-story thatch-roof villas set high on the hillside hold the rooms, which have porches with views of the sparkling lake. At this writng there are rumors are that the Camino Real may build additional rooms, perhaps doubling the size of the hotel and renovating what's there now, which is much-needed.
- Address: 3 mi (5 km) west of El Remate, Lote 77, Parcelamiento Tayasal, San José, 17002
- Phone: 502/7926–0204; 502/2410–5299 reservations
- Website: www.caminorealtikal.com.gt
- Location: North Shore, Lake Petén Itzá
- 72 rooms.
- Rate includes breakfast.
- Credit cards accepted.
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