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Our family bought this colonial house in 1965 and has restored it over the last 45 years. The house, built in 1568, retains old world charm... The house is simply decorated in a Spanish/Guatemalan style.
La Casa del Sol is the former residence of the 16th century Governor of Guatemala. Built around a central courtyard garden, the house has the original cupola, dome ceiling and four foot wide stone walls.
Master bedroom has a three twin beds, skylight and Colonial window. Second bedroom is equipped with 2 twin beds, sleeping loft for a child/young adult and fireplace. Third bedroom has a double bed and bathroom.
There are three bathrooms with hot showers. Small living room has local cable TV, and there is a large formal dining room. The house has wifi internet.
Self-catering with complete kitchen: gas stove, refrigerator, toaster, coffee maker, bottled water (included), dishes and cooking utensils. Eat breakfast outside under veranda in full sunlight. Housekeeper and family on premises available for cooking, laundry, housekeeping at additional cost. Nearby bakery for fresh sweet bread and hot hand made tortillas can be delivered daily. Practice your Spanish with friendly local family.
Relax in a comfortable yet simple home. Tranquil, picturesque neighborhood, yet in center of colonial Antigua. No need for a car, everything within walking distance. Beautiful sunsets from rooftop terrace. Tropical plants and exotic bird watching from a sunny seat in the patio. Cozy fireplace for cool evenings. Restaurants of all categories nearby.
* Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay
Additional information about rental rates
Refundable Damage Deposit$200
50% due at reservation (payment in US dollars by check or PayPal), 50% at check-in (payment in cash US or Q)
Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
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Visiting colonial ruins, museums, handicraft markets, Spanish classes, hand weaving classes, jade factory, exceptional restaurants, gift stores, day trips to ancient Mayan archaeological sites, volcano climbs, native Mayan villages
Year Purchased: 1965
About: We are a family of three generations, spread over the USA who travel to Antigua as often as possible to enjoy the perfect climate and friendly local Guatemalan people and to relax in our simple, comfortable home.
Why Antigua: Antigua has a perfect climate, historic and ancient interests, a friendly diverse population of artists, expats, native Mayan people and young travelers.
The Unique Benefits at this House: Hearing 16th century churchbells chiming the hours through the night, watching flocks of parrots squawking overhead, feeling the warm tropical sun and watching the dramatic sunset over three volcanoes.