Patrocinio Reserve, 30 minutes away from Retalhuleu city, it`s a wonderful place to escape to enjoy life in the countryside. Our main attractions are agrotourism, bird watching, observation tower, viewpoint to the Santiaguito and Santa Maria volcanos, canopy, restaurant / cafeteria, camping and comfortable lodging.
History and interesting facts
In 1902 Patrocinio Reserve suffered a natural disaster due to the birth of the Santiaguito volcano, which today is one of the most active volcanoes in the world ... In 1929 a quarter of the property under Patrocinio was buried under seven meters of smoking volcanic ash and rocks of the explosive and young volcano Santiaguito.
How to get to Patrocinio?
Patrocinio Natural Reserve is located in the region known as Palajunoj in the Municipality of El Palmar, Quetzaltenango.