is among the worlds best conserved colonial cities, it is
a magic and captivating small town that makes you feel time might
have stopped some 300 years ago. From its colonial architecture
to its beautiful surroundings; strolling through town on the cobblestone
streets, you will experience the splendors of ancient times!
Guatemala offers something for all travel tastes. Colonial history
that is always present combines with an array of cultural activities
which include art galleries and exhibits, performing arts, popular
arts, films, forums, and cultural tourism in general. EnjoyGuatemala
with its team of seasoned travel advisors can assist you with hotel
reservations in Antigua and the entire country of Guatemala or set
up a personal tour itinerary for you.
Guatemala was once the third most important Spanish colony in the
Americas. More than 30 monastic orders called Antigua home and built
stunning monasteries, convents and cathedrals in the town. Its setting
is majestic, nestled between three dramatic volcanoes: Agua, Fuego
hosts the largest celebrations for Lent and Easter in the Western
Hemisphere. The history of the processions dates back to the early
1500s and began with the arrival of Don Pedro de Alvarado from Spain.
While many are attracted to the solemn religious fervor, others
enjoy the beautiful alfombras (sawdus carpets) that
are made along the processional routes.
offers accommodation for every taste and budget. Especially worth
mentioning is Casa Santo Domingo, a five star luxury
hotel that is built around three centuries of history, art and mysticism
- truly an impressive architectonical site. Antigua offers an outstanding
variety of international and local cuisine, with restaurants to
suit anyones taste. And Antigua is also among Latin Americas
most popular cities in which to study Spanish, boasting more than
For more information,
tour packages and itineraries, please contact EnjoyGuatemala.com