Sailfish Bay Lodge is located on a barrier island between the Chiquimulia canal and the Pacific ocean. It has a program that includes Fishing at its finest. It is the only beachfront fishing lodge in Guatamala located in the middle of the world’s best Sailfishing. When it comes to raises and releases of Pacific sailfish Guatemala is a world leader.
The Lodge also operates one of the best Big Game programs anywhere. It has been featured in Fortune (FSB), Men’s Journal, The Angling Report, and many other top publications.
Sailfish Bay Lodge offers world-class accommodations and the world’s most productive fishery for sailfish. There are 8 beachfront, air-conditioned rooms with private baths. The 2 two-story bungalows each have four rooms – two on the top floor and two on the bottom floor. The rooms are spacious and contemporary in design. Sailfish Bay is an ideal location both anglers and non-anglers both are welcome. The restaurant overlooks the bay. You will enjoy breakfasts consisting of fresh fruit, cereal, pancakes and eggs cooked to order, fresh roasted Guatemalan coffee and freshly squeezed orange or pineapple juice. A hot lunch with fruit, cold beverages and beer is served daily aboard the boat. In the evening, your chef will prepare fresh fish on the grill, jumbo shrimp, and delicious soups. We also offer chicken, pork and beef dishes. Both the dining and angling experiences are highly rated by guests. In addition to the dining room, there is an open bar, gift shop, and a pool and jacuzzi overlooking the pacific Ocean.
If you have ever dreamed about catching a 100 pound Sailfish on fly, it’s time to discover Guatemala sport fishing. Year-round there is an abundant sailfish population. You will have opportunities for hook-ups that exceed those anywhere in the world. The experienced captains and mates will help the veteran angler and be glad to teach the novice the art of fly fishing for billfish. There are an increasing number of Marlin each year landed by Sailfish Bay Lodge anglers as well. Sailfish Bay Lodge owns 3 of its own boats. Two 32-foot Blackfins, The Maverick and The Gypsy , and their 38-foot Viking,Sirena .. are skippered by Guatemalan captains. If these three boats are booked, Sailfish Bay Lodge hires boats (typically 31-foot Bertrams) directly from the local fleet. These are generally skippered by non-English speaking crews, but they do know how to catch sails, on both conventional and fly tackle. Use of all conventional tackle and lures is included.
There are international flights from a number of US cities: Atlanta, Miami, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles (approximately 2-4 hours in duration) into Guatemala City. Ground transfers between Guatemala City and Sailfish Bay Lodge are provided with your package.