El Remate Tikal is a small village located on the eastern shore of Lake Petén Itzá, 30 km from Flores route to Tikal, its convenient location and its beauty make it a great destination for foreign and local tourists looking for quietness, also being a “tourist corridor” located halfway to Tikal National Park, and at 2 hrs from Belize border. It’s perfect if you are planning to visit Tikal, Yaxhá and then head to Belize.
El Remate offers the following services: accommodation, restaurants, handcraft and souvenir shops, police station, local clinic, pharmacy, travel agencies, laundry and convenience stores.
Being one of the largest woodcarving producers in the whole state, it has been regarded as “the place of the wonderfull hands” due to the creativity and effort this artists show on each of their masterpieces of beautiful woods. They elaborate maya themes and deities, wild animals, kitchenware, pipes, plates, piercings, bracelets, and others.