Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa

Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa is in the Pacific Lowlands of Guatemala.


Santa Lucía Cotzumalguapa (often shortened to just Santa), is a hot, busy town in a sugar-producing region of the Pacific plain - the air smells of burnt sugar from the many refinaries in the area.

Get in

Buses from Mazatenango and Escuintla.

Get around

Walk, taxi or tuk-tuk.



Don't accept ice in any drink, unless you want a dose of amoebas, not even in chain restaurants like Pollo Campero etc.

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