Howler monkey la Danta Project Peten Guatemala

Howler Monkeys in the Morning

Howler monkeys singing in the morning – that’s what we have here at la Danta Project. Nearly every morning you can hear the Howler Monkeys singing – there’s a troop that likes to hang a couple hundred yards down the beach. We see and hear howler monkeys all the time. Cool animals. Don’t need to Read more about Howler Monkeys in the Morning[…]

coconut oil peten guatemala

Coconut oil workshop

Adolfo’s coconut workshop was a success! Eight adventure travelers made their own coconut oil. We can arrange a coconut oil workshop for you too. We’re working on getting the coconut oil workshop down to 3 hours. As well, we prefer at least 48 hours advance notice to schedule your coconut oil workshop. Coconut milk generally Read more about Coconut oil workshop[…]

Tikal la Danta Project Peten Guatemala

Getting to Tikal

Getting to Tikal is cheap and easy from la Danta Project. Transport leaves for Tikal every 30 minutes. Grab a bus to the ‘la Tranka’ and go to the ‘Termnal de Buses’ en ‘el Mercado Viejo’. The Tikal employee shuttle leaves at 8:30AM and they’ve always got a seat for an extra traveler or three. Read more about Getting to Tikal[…]

Gabriella and Robin from France taking care of the dishes at la Danta Project in Peten Guatemala

Robin and Gabriella from France

Gabriella and Robin arrived and spent their first couple nights at the beach. Now they are staying with Kinsey and her Maya family in a great little apartment sort of thing with a private patio. Kinsey is taking them to a community developed ecotour park with a huge tower that takes you into the jungle Read more about Robin and Gabriella from France[…]

We totally enjoyed Elena’s visit to la Danta

Elena hails from San Diego California: model, mixologist, singer, song-writer and fervent traveler with a lust for life. She had a good time and shared it with us… Until we get a new camera, the audio is not too good – so here’s a transcript of what Elena said, “Hi- my name is Elena – Read more about We totally enjoyed Elena’s visit to la Danta[…]