Champerico is a municipality in the Retalhuleu department in southwestern Guatemala. It is a popular vacation spot for Guatemalans in the region. The picturesque beach town was founded on the Pacific Ocean in 1872 and the paved road to Retalhuleu makes Champerico one of the most important ports on the Pacific. The port handles mostly coffee, timber and sugar. visita champerico
On August 28, 2014 it was hit by a series of earthquakes the largest of which was 5.2 on the Richter Scale.
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