Livingston Cradle of the Garifuna Culture
Livingst on, is the best touristic destiny of Guatemala; combines Caribbean crystalline water beaches, palms, exuberant vegetation, white sand, jungle, the Canyon of Rio Dulce, with its lagoons and adjacent brooks; rich fauna, in which there are a diversity marine birds and other tropical birds. There are also, many choices of hotels and restaurants .
Livingston has a privileged geographical location , protecting the Amatique Bay, away from tropical storms, and hurricanes; near to neighbor countries such as: Honduras and Belize; making the starting point for the tourist and traveler that is discovering this part of the coast of the Caribbean.
One of the most interesting characteristics of Livingston is that in this small town of Guatemala, different ethnic groups coexist: The Garifunas that arrived in 1802, from the island of Roatan, Honduras. In the other hand, the Hindu's, they arrived by Belize being originally from India.
The Ladinos and Q'eqchi descendant from the Mayan group includes different social communities, making Livingston a town of workers that look forward in a positive way with enthusiasm and that together achieves the development of this region, well-known in Guatemala as the Land of God. This town also has many protected areas , such as Rio Sarstun, the canyon of Rio Dulce. You are cordially invited to visit this little paradise and enjoy our amazing people and landscapes!