Fun Info About Antigua

Antigua, Guatemala is a beautiful colonial city located in a valley in the middle of 3 volcanoes. Each and every building & corner of this place has tons of stories to tell and provides great photo opportunities. Here you will find hotels for any kind of budget, as well as bars, restaurants that offer local dishes, international cuisine and even some fast food chains. It is only 10 blocks square but it hosts all the services you might need (banks, ATM, hospitals, super markets, a huge farmer’s market).

This used to be Guatemala’s former capital until earthquakes destroyed it and the government decided to move it to where the actual Guatemala City is now. Just a few families stayed and started its restoration. However, you can still see what the earthquakes did on some old churches that were never restored and can now be visited by travelers and locals.

Aside from being a great place to be explored on foot or on a horse carriage it is known for its salsa classes, Spanish schools and fun night life.

Read about other great places to visit while traveling in Guatemala.

Hotels in Antigua

Colonial Antigua, without a doubt one of Guatemala’s most precious and interesting places to visit, is literally flooded with hotels of all kinds. You can stay at a five star luxury hotel with ruins, museums and a chapel on the grounds or stay at a lovely small boutique hotel with courtyards and fountains with volcano views and amazing and personalized service.
Find out more about Antigua’s Unique and Boutique hotels.

Restaurants in Antigua

Antigua is world known for the delicious and huge selection of restaurants from the four corners of the world.

What are you in the mood to eat?

Traditional Guatemalan food, Sushi, Italian, French, Mexican, Mediterranean, Asian, etc… Antigua’s got you covered!

Find out more about Antigua’s best Restaurants & Cafes.

Fun Things To Do In Antigua

Antigua, Guatemala is the last true colonial town in all of Latin America. But that’s not all there is to it. The views and proximity to the surrounding 3 volcanoes, mountains and rivers make this attraction a great place for adventurers of all ages and interests.
Find out more about things you can do in and around Antigua

General Information about Antigua

For such a small place, Antigua has so many fun facts and secrets you’ll be falling in love with this gorgeous colonial town. And the longer you stay the more you get learn and experience.
Find out hidden secrets and unexpected surprises Antigua has to offer

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