La Antigua Guatemala Travel

La Antigua, Guatemala is among the top travel destinations in Central America. Hotels and restaurants range from budget to luxury rooms, and you can visit nearby Mayan ruins on a day trip.

Mystical vistas of Volcan de Fuego and Volcan de Agua provide a dramatic backdrop as you stroll the colorful cobblestone streets of Antigua.

Cheap Hostels, Budget Hotels, Luxury Hotels and Hacienda's

Antigua lodging options range from hostels to mid-range hotels to luxury resorts. Cheap hostels cost $6 a night for a dorm, budget hotel rooms start at $20.

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Dining. Bars. Nightlife

Besides Guatemala cuisine, you will find Mexican, Italian, French, Thai, Indian and other international cuisine. Bars like Reilly's, Cafe No Se and Bar Ocelot have live music.

Tours and Things to Do

Activities include hiking tours of Volcan Pacaya (the most active volcano in the Americas), coffee tours, horseback riding, rock-climbing, mountain-biking, and shopping for jade and silver jewelry, Maya textiles and other handicrafts, and paintings.

Day Trips and Nearby Towns in Guatemala

Parque Cetntral in La Antigua Guatemala has free Wi-FiTravel agencies book tours to the Maya pyramids at Tikal and to Copan in Honduras.

Less than an hour from the Guatemala City airport, the town is perfectly situated for a few days of vacation at Lake Atitlan and is convenient to the Pacific beaches at Monterrico.

Home of many Spanish language schools, it also has cooking, massage, yoga and other schools.