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Semuc Champey

Swim in cascading turquoise pools surrounded by lush jungle scenery.

Nestled in between two steep hills covered in lustrous vegetation, a cascading series of streams ripples between vivid turquoise pools. This is Semuc Champey, and it would be hard to argue that there is a more naturally beautiful spot in all Guatemala.

Visit this striking natural monument to swim in the inviting pools, explore the limestone caves that lie below them or trek up the hillside to reach a viewpoint offering a magnificent panorama of the idyllic landscape.

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