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This luxury 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom home is located just 10 minutes walking to the Central Park of Antigua in a quiet and secure, gated, off-road location. It is just 3 blocks from the local and artisan market and there is a supermarket just 2 blocks away and small local shops just down the street.
This elegant home away from home is perfect for single travelers, couples, families or groups of friends and is a wonderful base for exploring Antigua & the surrounding area, visiting the main sights of Guatemala, attending Spanish School, volunteering or whilst going through an adoption process.
Antigua is a great base from where to visit the local sights such as Lake Atitlan, Chichicastenango market, Tikal etc. You can play golf, go deep sea fishing, mountain biking, hiking, yoga or helicopter sightseeing. There are many cultural activities such as learning to weave on a back strap loom, learn Spanish or dancing salsa, coffee farm tour, chocolate farm tour, tour with a textile or Maya spiritualism specialist.
The house has all the facilities you will need for a comfortable and enjoyable stay including a fully equipped modern kitchen, satellite TV, large flat screen TV with surround sound and wi-fi internet with fast and reliable connection. There is a lovely garden and lots of patios & outdoor seating areas. The interior is spacious and stylish with wooden floors throughout and open fireplaces.
The property comes with a housekeeper who will clean daily for 2,5 hours on weekdays.
You will receive a welcome pack upon arrival with lots of information on local tours and activities, restaurants and things to do in the area. You will also have an English speaking emergency contact.
Upon arrival we provide a welcome basket with essentials such as fruit, coffee, tea, etc and if you would like further provisioning just let us know.
We look forward to receiving you in Guatemala and to doing everything we can to make your stay the most enjoyable possible.
shoulder season Nov 1 - Nov 30, 2015 3 night min stay
High season Dec 1 - Dec 21, 2015 3 night min stay
Peak season Dec 22 - Jan 3, 2016 3 night min stay
High season Jan 4 - Mar 20, 2016 3 night min stay
Peak season Mar 21 - Mar 28, 2016 3 night min stay
high season Mar 29 - Apr 30, 2016 3 night min stay
Shoulder Season May 1 - Jun 30, 2016 3 night min stay
My Standard Rate 3 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
Refundable Damage Deposit$50
Cleaning fee of $50 is added to each booking. All rates include all utility bills except the cellphone.
Policy available by contacting owner when booking.
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We can offer a full travel service for clients to book cultural and active tours in the area from textile specialists to indigenous markets to helicopter sightseeing over the volcanoes.
Year Purchased: 2004
About the owner: Becky Harris was born in the UK and moved to Guatemala in 2002 after having lived and traveled in Latin America for a few years. She owns an internationally renowned tour operator which provides travel arrangements in Guatemala, Belize and Honduras. Becky started life as a mechanical engineer and then went to work for Save the Children in Colombia and Peru. After traveling through Latin America and the USA she ended up back in Guatemala where she started a travel company which is now the premier tour operator in the region. She loves to be active, dance salsa and travel the world with her daughter She is a keen photographer and you will appreciate some of her work displayed in the rental property.
Why the Owner Chose Antigua: I bought this property in 2002 as my home. I recently moved back to the UK but didn’t want to sell the house as I visit regularly and like everyone here still love Antigua so started to rent it out as a vacation property.
The Unique Benefits at this House: The property is really close to the centre of Antigua and in walking distance to all the main sights, restaurants and night life. The house is elegantly decorated yet still extremely cozy and comfortable. The area is quiet, secure and relaxing. The house is very well equipped with all modern conveniences and you will feel at home right away. There is a housekeeper provided to do cleaning and laundry and access to English speaking assistance and travel planning services.