Puerto Quetzal


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Cruises To Puerto Quetzal

This port city was constructed in 1984 to help connect nearby cities. Travelers often venture out to Antigua, a 90-minute trek to where 17th century colonial facades beckons and Guatemalan history comes alive.


  • Port Name & Location
    Puerto Quetzal/Guatemala
    Ship will DOCK at this port.
  • Time Zone
    CST (Central Standard Time)
    UTC/GMT -5 hours
  • Language
    The local language is Spanish. Say "how are you?" in Spanish: "como estas?"
  • Currency & Shopping
    Quetzal (GTQ)
    Jewelry, souvenirs and native crafts. View our Port Shopping Guide.


A Variety of Choices

We know the destinations you'll be visiting and what there is to see, do and experience. We offer you a variety of excursions to choose from, in every port you'll visit.


Colonial Antigua

Enjoy a visit to the colonial city of Antigua, founded by Spanish conquistadors in the early 16th century and a UNESCO W...


Coffee Plantation

Guatemala started producing coffee back in the 1850’s which is renowned for its high quality. You'll visit a local coffe...


Maya Phenomenon & Ancient Ruins

Today you will travel through the lowlands into the highlands of Guatemala to visit the Maya site of Iximche. You will m...


Antigua On Your Own

Enjoy Antigua at your own pace by exploring the Central Plaza and nearby streets filled with churches, convents, museums...


Featured Puerto Quetzal CRUISE ITINERARIES

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San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua

16-Day Panama Canal from Panama City to Seattle: Cabo & Puerto Vallarta

Dance the night away in Bliss Ultra Lounge aboard Norwegian Sun.
SHIP Norwegian Sun
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Panama City (Colón) (Panama);
Puerto Limon (Costa Rica); Puntarenas (Costa Rica); San Juan del Sur (Nicaragua); Acajutla (El Salvador); Puerto Quetzal (Guatemala); Huatulco (Mexico); Puerto Vallarta (Mexico); Cabo San Lucas (Mexico);
DISEMBARK Seattle (Washington);
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San Diego, California

16-Day Panama Canal from Miami to Los Angeles

Experience a daylight transit through the Panama Canal. | Hop aboard Norwegian Encore, our newest and most exciting ship.
SHIP Norwegian Encore
Cartagena (Colombia); Colón (Panama); Puntarenas (Puerto Caldera) (Costa Rica); Puerto Quetzal (Guatemala); Puerto Vallarta (Mexico); Cabo San Lucas (Mexico); San Diego (California);
DISEMBARK Los Angeles (California);
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Church of St. Peter Claver, Cartagena, Colombia

15-Day Panama Canal from Los Angeles to Miami: Mexico & Costa Rica

Cruise the world's most famous short cut - the Panama Canal. | Experience Norwegian Jewel’s amazing renovations.
SHIP Norwegian Jewel
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Los Angeles (California);
Cabo San Lucas (Mexico); Puerto Vallarta (Mexico); Puerto Quetzal (Guatemala); San Juan del Sur (Nicaragua); Puntarenas (Puerto Caldera) (Costa Rica); Cartagena (Colombia); Great Stirrup Cay (Bahamas);
DISEMBARK Miami (Florida);
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