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Recent Guatemala reviews

  • Perfect spot for our honeymoon.

    "We were on honeymoon and couldn't have asked for a more perfect spot. We intended to stay for one week but ended up extending our stay to two! The view is like no other -- woke up every morning to the beautiful sight of San Pedro volcano and Lake Atitlan as the bed faces directly out the giant windows. Can slide the windows right open so you can feel the outdoors. Private dock allowed us to go for a nice swim every morning. Very peaceful and quiet. Far enough from the 'busy' streets of San Pedro and Panajachel although the towns were a nice, short boat ride across whenever we wanted to go. Pleasant walk into the town of San Marcos where we did our grocery shopping daily. We arrived pretty late in the evening for our first night but we were able to purchase some seafood and wine right on the property which was very convenient! The fully-equipped kitchen made cooking all of our meals very easy. Big, comfortable bed, fireplace, hammock, the most picturesque view, etc. what more do you need! The apartment and overall landscaping of the entire property is pretty impressive. Clean, spacious and well-maintained. Pierre and staff were very hospitable, attending to all of our needs but at the same time they were great about giving us our privacy. Always very helpful and just really nice people which was great. We would definitely stay here again and recommend to others!"
    Guest: marley-girl Date of Stay: June 2014 Review Submitted: June 25, 2014
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  • Great place for families.

    "Beautiful place and wonderful time since it was my 61th birthday. Love the fact that my family was all together having a great time! It was amazing and i will cherish those memories! i definetly recommend this place for anyone who wants to have a great time! The owner was very helpful, she'll answer any questions you may have. Overall great place and awesome time!"
    Guest: JOSE E. Date of Stay: July 2014 Review Submitted: August 4, 2014
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  • Best accommodation in Antigua!

    "I can't thank you enough for such a wonderful vacation home! The home exceeded our expectations in every way. It was so nice to enjoy the spaciousness of the home and the beautiful gardens that accompanied it. As you know, we were there with 2 other families who rented two of your other homes in the same complex. It was like we had our own resort to ourselves! All of us enjoyed ourselves to the fullest. This is a gem you have in Antigua. The pictures of the house are just like it is but you really must come here to see it youself. The view of the volcano was spectacular! The cleaning staff were unintrusive and very friendly. The house was always cleaned spotless! They even did a little ironing for us as the clothes we brought for the wedding just needed a light pressing. We will definitely stay there again when we return. I almost forgot.....Sophia operates a very exclusive and professional travel service for you and your guests. The level of service she provides is exceptional! She was always available and accommodating even at unreasonable last minute requests. I was having trouble renting a car and decided last minute to use her service. She provided me with a driver and van to go visit our friends who were in Monterrico. The extra cost (minimal and worth the extra dollars) to have someone else drive who knows the route not to mention the driving habits of locals, was well worth it. Our driver was knowledgable of the local area and was able to answer our many questions along the route to the beach. Same for our airport transfers...5 star service in new shuttle vans. Very impressive! This level of service is outstanding, it's appreciated and worth every penny. We did a lot of looking around at other houses when we were there and I can tell anyone who is wondering, you will not want to leave once you arive!"
    Guest: Greg W. Date of Stay: March 2014 Review Submitted: April 2, 2014
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  • Beautifull and relaxing house

    "Catherine house was a very relaxing place to stay. We were lucky to be able to stay at the house before and after the delivery of my baby girl helping me and my husband to be tranquil and get prepared for the geat day, with the beautifull views of the volcanoes and the contryside, and with the special presence of the two charmy and clam dogs (Barley and Kaira) who accompanied us for long walks which helped me a lot. Catherine and her employees were always available during our stay at her house, they always were accessible for any questions that we had. I really really recommend to stay in that magical and spectacular house. I know that you will not regret it."
    Guest: ... Date of Stay: September 2013 Review Submitted: January 2, 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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