Details for Catamaran Marina

Catamaran Marina

Display in The Interactive Cruising Guidebook
Average rating 4.3 stars from 6 reviews

Address Fronteras,Rio Dulce, Livingston, Izabal

Phone502 4145 3901, 7930-5494, 7930-5495

After hours contact

Facility type

Marina - YES
Club - NO
Fuel - NO
Repair - NO
Municipal - NO
Other - YES
Other info: 34 room hotel with 2 bars, swiming pool, restaurant, and tennis court.

VHF channel



Email contact


Owner, manager

Kevin and Louisa



Payments acceptedCredit cards - YES
Checks - YES

Payment info

Payment discounts

Operation (seasonal or year-round)
Year round

Additional info: Great hurricane storage. Many leave their boats here and go back to NA for the summer.


Once near fairly straight forward - they may have to move some boats out of your way to get in but lots of staff to help.





Tide & current additional info


Approach: Unknown
Transient dockage: Unknown
Fuel dock: Unknown

Other depth info:

Dock typesWood - YES
Concrete - NO
Floating - NO
Fixed - NO
T/Alongside - YES
Other - NO

Additional info:

Size restrictionsLOA max: Unknown
Beam max: Unknown

Other info:


Transient: Unknown
Total: Unknown
Transient price: Unknown

Other price info: Only side tie.


Transient: Unknown
Total: 0
Transient price: Unknown

Other price info: No moorings.

AC power30 amp - YES
50 amp - YES
100 amp - NO

Additional info: Slips individually metered at $0.46 per KW hour.

Pricing info: $0.46 per KW hour.

Cable TV (and pricing)

No - Available on a big TV in the lounge area, local cable network and DirecTV.

Phone hookup (and pricing)

Water (and pricing)

Yes - Both clorinated to drink and unclorinated for boat washing, etc.

Dinghy access

Yes - Tie dingy to your boat.

Liveaboard info



Fuel brand: Across the river are two fueling locations .

Gas priceUnknown

Other price info:

Diesel priceUnknown

Other price info:


Yes - In Rio Dulce - drop tank off and pick up the next day.

Pets welcomeNo

Other pet info: No children and no pets.

Disability access

Launch service

Yes - Launch leaves about 3-5 times a day to town of Rio Dulce and returns - no cost.

Pump out




Yes - Safe and legal disposal of used motor oil at the Shell fuel dock or Mar Marine, across the river from Catamaran.


Yes - Several showers - lots of hot water.




Yes - Cost Q50 per load, wash dry fold.


Yes - Great markets in Rio Dulce.


Yes - Look around in Rio Dulce and you may be able to find it - talk to other cruisers on what you need or on the VHF net in the am and someone may be able to help.


Yes - On the premises and also in Rio Dulce and at other marinas around the river.


Yes - Cheap drinks on the premises - have to purchase Kevin Bucks at checkin location - saves time and keeps things simple.

Hotels or motels

Yes - Lots of rooms for rent on the premises and at Rio Dulce.

Repair capabilities

Yes - On the river someplace you should be able to find someone to help.

Haul out capabilities

Yes - Across the river where the fuel dock is.

Storage facilities

Yes - Some folks leave their boat and go to NA for the summer.

Fishing supplies

Chartering capabilities

Internet access

Yes - WiFi at bar and lounge area - can have DSL wired to the boat for $1.00US per day - don't pay for DSl if off of boat (ie: inland travel, etc).

Boat ramp availability


Other services


Pool and boaters lounge - great book exchange.

Reviews for Catamaran Marina
The best of the best, 2016-06-07
Captain: , Peterborough (71)

Peter Puky aboard M/V Shirili (Monto Fina 65')
People select marinas on things like, having been there before, word of mouth recommendations, and convenience to particular resources. Catamaran Island is an under appreciated gem. Beautiful well maintained properties, clean swimming pool, excellent food and professional courtesy. The island has a reputation for being one of the most secure and its location is such that it is away from the traffic and noise associated with Frontaras, the bridge and the trucks. The peaceful nature of the place makes Catamaran a top choice.

Catamaran Marina, 2015-01-26
Captain: , New Bern, NC. (903)

Enjoyed our time there during the summer months of 2014. Kevin and the staff are great. The grounds, Pool, restranents and security are great. Could use some upgrades on the docks.
Allen Wood
S/V Free Spirt Too

Best Marina on the River, 2013-05-20
Captain: , Fort Lauderdale, FL (10)

Clean, quiet, very well maintained, outstanding & friendly staff--
docks are well maintained, the grounds are a tropical paradise with fabulous landscaping, terrific bird watching on the grounds, very good food at the restaurant (10% discount to tennants)--
very good security
on site pool, wireless and wired internet, large screen tv in bar

No children or pets, 2013-01-20
Captain: , Lebanon, NH (104)

Be advised they don't allow children or pets. A plus or a minus depending on your point of view...

Marios Marina, Rio Dulce Guatamala, 2011-09-03
Captain: , sacramento (35)

Hello, we are Mark and Lori Phelan formerly S/V Last Penny. Our New boat Is Noa (Nowah) At Marios Marina, Guatamala. Marios Marina is down stream of position shown on chart. At least a mile below the bridge.
Marios is run by Marco and is a geat place to leave your boat. They have a great restaurant, pool, bar, laundry service and water Taxi to town.

Day labor is $4 per hour. Its nice to watch your boat getting waxed while having a coldie at the bar.
Mark and Lori

best marina on the river, 2011-05-01
Captain: , miami,fl (2241)

catamaran is run by kevin and a first class marina - docks are in great shape and have wifi on boat via cable - one of the most secure marinas in the rio dulce - out of most of wake issues and fairly close to town - transportation to and from town if you want - pool and boaters lounge - happy hour all day

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