Guatemala’s best beach hostel 

Central America’s top traveler’s experience 

5 stars awarded by TripAdvisor 

El Paredón, Guatemala



Welcome to The Driftwood Surfer hostel! Your new favorite oceanfront resort located in El Paredon, on the best beach in Guatemala

The Driftwood Surfer is a combination of everything we love doing at the beach, packed into one awesome hostel. Our main focus is to make sure that all of our guests have a fantastic time in our black sand beach paradise. So we’ve done the hard work for you and made sure that there’s a little something for everyone that wants to join us at our beachside hotel.

Whether you’re coming here to surf, relax, drink, or explore – we have exactly what you need.  

Guests playing volleyball at sunset at the Driftwood Surfer in El Paredon, Guatemala
Fun travelers having fun in the pool and drinking beer at the Driftwood Surfer in El Paredon, Guatemala
Beautiful woman enjoying an amazing sunset on the beach in El Paredon at the driftwood surfer hostel
travelers playing volleyball on the El Paredon Beach in Guatemala at the Driftwood Surfer Hostel
Beautiful girl catching the sun for a picture in instagram at El Paredon


the most comfortable bunk beds in a hostel that are found in El Paredon Guatemala so you can enjoy Air Conditioner at night

A/C Dorm Rooms

Q75 per night

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Bunk beds

Air conditioner

Shared bathroom

The perfect room for a group friends that want to enjoy a night with air conditioner in a black sand beach called El Paredon

A/C Private Room

Q280 (2 people) +Q35 per extra person. Max occupancy 3 people.

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1 single bed & 1 double bed

Air conditioner

Shared bathroom

the perfect accommodation type with a private bathroom so you can enjoy the air conditioner all night long at the El Paredon beach

A/C Private Suite

Q375 (2 people) +Q35 per extra person. Max occupancy 4 people.

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1 queen bed & 1 full size bed

Air conditioner

Private bathroom

Bar & restaurant

Guests enjoying beers and fried chicken at the restaurant in El paredon called Driftwood
Delicious buffet style dinner served at the hostel in el paredon guatemala
wide selection of drinks in a pool bar in el paredon
Q28 - Q55


Q28 – Q55
Q25 - Q60


Q25 – Q60

All you can eat Dinner

Q16 - Q45

Alcoholic drinks

Q16 – Q45
Q10 - Q25

Non alcoholic

Q10 – Q25


travelers playing pool at the bar in a hostel in el paredon

Pool Table

a volleyball match being played on the beach at El paredon


A couple learning local fishing techniques in Sipacate Naranjo near El Paredon

Mangrove Tour

baby olive ridley sea turtles walking back to the ocean at El Paredon Guatemala

Baby Turtle Release

a surf lesson being taught in El Paredon Guatemala on a black sand beach


Make a reservation

Send us a message to book your stay at The Driftwood Surfer!