Mazatenango is one of the most important towns in the Pacific Lowlands, and is capital of the Suchitepéquez department.
Mazatenango is located on the CA2 highway running the length of the Pacific Lowlands from the Mexican border to the border of El Salvador. There are direct buses from Guatemala City, Quetzaltenango, Escuintla and Retalhuleu.
Walk, microbus, taxi or tuk-tuk.
- Tulate. Pacific beach. Direct buses from Mazatenango via Cuyotenango.
- Plaza Las Américas. Shopping mall on the CA2 highway, with multi-screen cinema showing the latest Hollywood releases dubbed in Spanish.