Santo Tomas de Castilla, Guatemala
Santo Tomás de Castilla, also known as Matías de Gálvez is a port city in the Izabal Department, Guatemala. It lies at Amatique Bay off the Gulf of Honduras and is administratively a part of Puerto Barrios.
Nearby attractions include Rio Dulce, Lake Izabal, the towns of Puerto Barrios, Livingston and San Felipe Castle, and the Mayan ruins of Quirigua.
Things to See and Do
* Mayan ruins at Tikal and Quiriguá
* San Felipe Spanish fortress
* Amitique Bay Resort
* Towns of Puerto Barrios and Livingston
* Omagua Banana Plantation
Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency - Quetzal (GTQ)
Language – Spanish, English
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style or with a round pin below
Time - GMT minus six hours
International Country Telephone Code – +502
Travel Links – Puerto Barrios Airport provides service to Santo Tomás de Castilla.