Discover the Black Volcanic Beaches
People travel from all over the globe to visit Puerto San José. Established in 1853, this historic beach town is well known as Guatemala's oldest port, one of the top destinations in the world for fishing portsand for being home to the best beaches in Guatemala. Located 70 miles from Guatemala City and 32 miles from Escuintla, Puerto San José is nestled for its volcanic black sand beaches, nesting be turtles and record numbers of marlin and sailfish. If you would like to explore the area around Puerto San Jose, we've compiled a list of popular local attractions to help you plan your visit.