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Hacienda Tijax is located in Fronteras, Izabal, close to the bridge crossing over the Rio Dulce. This is a natural stopover for "Maya Route " travelers. 

You should get to Rio Dulce at the town of Fronteras and ask for "Hacienda Tijax Lancha". Please call 7930-5505 and we'll send you a boat transportation to get to Tijax.

From the comfort of our centrally located farm, travelers may visit  Livingston, the Chocon Machacas,  Manatee Reserve, Lake Izabal, Castillo  de San Felipe, Quirigua, Punta  Manabique, Finca Paraiso and much more... 

How to get here?

¡Arriva by Bus!

From Guatemala City : There are three major bus companies which go to Fronteras: Litegua and Fuente Del Norte (around US$ 10) and Linea Dorada offers a more luxurious service (around US$ 20). Another option is taking a shuttle bus from one of several tour operators listed below. (Around US$ 30). Aproximately a 5 hour trip. For more information on transportation visit Litegua, Linea Dorada or ADN.

From Antigua: You may take a local bus to Guatemala City and continue from there to Rio Dulce. Aproximately a 5 1/2 hour trip. Recommended travel agencies to visit around Antigua are Sin Fronteras, Rainbow Travel, Viaventure, Adrenalina Tours, Viajes Iboy, Viajes Sacbé, Ativos.

From Puerto Barrios: You can take any bus along the Carretera Atlantico (Atlantic Highway) and get off at La Ruidosa junction. From there you can catch a local bus north to Fronteras. (Local buses stop running after dark.). Aproximately a 1 hour trip. Litegua offers comfortable transportation from Puerto Barrios to Rio Dulce.

From Flores, Peten: Various bus companies run buses from Flores to Fronteras, such as Fuente Del Norte, Linea Dorada or ADN. Aproximately a 4 hour trip.

From Livingston: Water taxis (Tiburoneras) can be found at the municipal dock which will bring you to Fronteras. The water taxis will drop you off directly in front of the Tijax office. Aproximately a 1 hour trip. Visit Happy Fish for general information for tours and travel around Livingston.

Guatemala is easy to get to by air. Ask your travel agent for more information about daily flights from cities in the United States, Europe, and elsewhere. You can also visit Taca Airlines, Continental Airlines or American Airlines.

We have land and water access. Boat shuttles run out from Fronteras all day and a twenty minute walk will bring you from the center of town straight into Hacienda Tijax.

FREE WATER SHUTTLE (From 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. ) from Fronteras - Rio DulceOffice.

NEW!!! DRIVE RIGHT IN!! FREE PARKING. For your safety avoid hustlers and parking costs in Fronteras and Drive right in. Look out for our signs and arrows at km. 276 one mile (1.5 Kms) north of the bridge. Our parking area is secure and FREE of charge and big enough forMinivans, 20 Passenger tour buses and cars.

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SECURITY: DO NOT pay attention to the hustlers on the street they are pickpockets and drug dealers and usually misinform passengers about prices and availability of rooms.

DON´T FORGET! Bring a printed copy of your reservation and payment voucher.


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