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Recent Guatemala reviews

  • Absolutely love it!

    "My family and I stayed here for Semana Santa and we love it! The house is beautiful! Actually the pictures are no showing how beautiful the house is. We were very comfortable, the rooms and the house was very spacious. Furthermore, Eugenia had everything that you need it to star off. It fell more like you were in a hotel with the convenience of having your own privacy. One thing that I like, was the fact that we were close to all the action but not that close that you have your privacy. It is about 15 minutes’ walk to Parque Central (the main plaza) relatively short. In case that you get tired, you can always catch a tuk tuk or cab. I definitely recommend to anyone stay here if you go to Antigua."
    Guest: WS Date of Stay: April 2014 Review Submitted: May 1, 2014
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  • Cute and safe

    "I loved this little apartment!! A friend and I stayed 4 days and it was the perfect place. Neat and clean with a very nice house keeper that comes in on the weekdays. It is about a 10 minute walk to businesses and a little further to the center of town. We loved making dinner and eating out on the patio. It is a very secure area with a security gate so we felt very safe. If I ever went back to Antigua, which is a very lovely place also, this would be the first place I would want to stay again. I would highly recommend it to any of my friends and family. It was very affordable and friendly. I probably wouldn't recommend it to families with small children though because of the concrete stairs but Becky has another unit she rents out that from what I could tell was very nice also and I don't think it had any stairs. I would say better suited for a couple or as in my case a few friends on vacation together as there is a futon to use that my friend thought was comfortable."
    Guest: Kelli Date of Stay: April 2014 Review Submitted: May 14, 2014
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  • charming home in gated community

    "Nicely decorated Home with rooms that open into courtyards and covered walkways. 20 min walk to center of town...we took taxis back to the home most of the time. Slow wi.fi."
    Guest: Henry Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: July 18, 2014
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  • Unique house in and amazing location

    "I stayed at Nathalie's house for the month of July whilst working remotely on my PhD thesis. The internet was slightly up and down but manageable for picking up email (and I think I hit a particularly bad period). That the house is slightly separated from the village makes it perfect as a retreat if you need a bit of peace and quiet. Having said that, it's still incredibly easy to get all your basic supplies or a decent meal cooked for you within Jaibalito. Nathalie's own artistic input has made this house truly unique, and coupled with the great views you can't really go wrong. Nathalie was very responsive in all our communication and although she was out of the country for most of the stay she left me in the capable hands of a particularly charming Canadian. (Colin was great, always really friendly and offering help with anything I needed - when I was sick and couldn't stomach much or face the walk to the village he arranged for two cheese toasties to be delivered to the house!). For those wanting to explore a little it's easy to jump on the boat to San Marcos or any of the other towns around the lake. If you're looking for a Backpackers scene you can get your fix over in santa cruz (30 minute walk, great 15 minute jog) - at the end of my stay I did the padi open water course here at the iguana lodge. Oli was a great instructor and I'd definitely recommend him for anyone interested in learning or needing a guide for the lake. Before your stay Nathalie sends you a booklet with loads of information about the house, village, and surrounding area (+ activities, emergency numbers, and much more). If you decide to rent Nathalie's house you will not regret it."
    Guest: Dave D. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 1, 2014
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Guatemala Travel Tips

Things to See and Do in Guatemala Vacation Rentals

Guatemala is located in Central America and shares borders with Mexico to the north, Belize and Honduras to the east, and El Salvador to the south. Its longest coastline is on the Pacific side. The country is probably best known for its magnificent Mayan ruins. The Tikal Archeological Park encompasses a vast area of Mayan ruins. Features include ancient temples, causeways, call courts, public buildings and plazas. Other sites include Aguateca, El Mirador and Quirigua. Anyone who has an interest in this ancient culture will be enthralled by the many ancient sites. It is a country that still holds on to many ancient cultural traditions. This is evidenced in the many different crafts that are on display at the local markets. It is a country that has had a rich and sometimes turbulent history. The many museums and monuments in the cities provide some insight into the local heritage. Easter time is when many local festivals are held and it is an interesting experience to be part of.

Guatemala's natural heritage is no less impressive. There are many adventure activities available for those who enjoy the outdoors. There are several lakes where you can enjoy a variety of water sports, including wind surfing and scuba diving. One of the most popular resort areas is Lake Atitlan. There are also a number of fast flowing rivers that are ideal for kayaking and whitewater rafting. For a more leisurely boat trip, you can join a cruise down the Rio Dulce. The river passes through lagoons and mangrove swamps that are home to the rare and shy manatees. You can also explore the countryside on horseback, bicycle or on foot, combining culture and nature in a great touring experience.

Visitors to Guatemala Villas

Many people who consider traveling to Guatemala are the more adventurous type of travelers. People who love to immerse themselves in the local culture and explore natural wonders will feel right at home in Guatemala. There is a wealth of natural and cultural attractions.

Seasons to Visit Guatemala Beach Houses

In general, the best time of year to visit Guatemala is during the drier months that run from October to April. The weather at the coastal regions can get very hot and is only tempered by the cooling ocean breezes. The peak travel season tends to be between December and April. The rainy season is from May to September. Rain showers tend to occur in the late afternoon and early evening, and generally clear up fairly quickly. The temperatures tend to fall quite sharply at night; although the skies are clear, it can get quite cold. Ensure that you have something warmer to wear after sunset.

Traveling to Guatemala

The primary travel hub in Guatemala is Guatemala City. The Aurora International Airport is located four miles south of Guatemala City. There is a shuttle bus service that links the airport and city center. Local taxis are also available if you would prefer a private transfer. The Aurora Airport has frequently scheduled arrivals from several major cities in the U.S. These include New York City, Miami, Atlanta and Houston. There are also direct regularly scheduled flights operating from Madrid. For Euopean travelers, this will be the most direct flight option unless you want to travel via the United States. The airport also has good regional links to neighboring countries in Central and South America. A secondary airport is located just outside of Flores. If you are interested in visiting the archeological sites of Guatemala, this is the closest airport to the Tikal Archeological Park.

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