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Antigua's Central Hidden Secret w/ pool (1 of 4) + Free Night

Bedrooms 4
Space 3,001 sq ft
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

4 Bed/4 Bath, sleeps up to 8 people

Nestled between 3 majestic volcanoes, is Antigua's hidden secret – four Spanish-style colonial townhouses based around a plant-filled central courtyard with heated pool & hot tub. Each individual, spacious & artistic 3000 ft2 home, can’t help but bring you peace & positive energy.


• ONE COMPLEMENTARY NIGHT, upon booking a 5 night minimum stay, at our home on Lake Atitlan

• Centrally located just 6 blocks from the Central Park & only 2 blocks from the Central Market to buy your fresh veggies & fruits and local crafts

• Spacious 4 bedroom/ 4 bathroom home, (1 bedroom downstairs). All beds (firm mattresses) can be converted to 2 twin beds or 1 King bed

• Idyllic for either families, couples or groups, with each individual house accommodating up to 8 people.

• Fully equipped with broadband Internet, cable/satellite TV, local cel phone, safe, washing machine & dryer

• Open fireplace, wooden ceiling beams, beautiful shared courtyard and picturesque shared heated swimming pool & hot tub. We close the pool area at 9:30pm to respect the noise level for other guests

• Housekeeping service included in price (Mon-Sat) should you want it

• Delicious meals can be prepared during your stay for a slight additional cost

• Free Parking for 2 motorized vehicles (2 or 4 wheelers)

• Concierge and travel services are available to help you arrange tours, activities and transportation

• Fully equipped kitchen for those who love cooking

• Our friendly staff will welcome you with freshly made local drinks & freshly baked goodies

• Babysitting available, to free you up to sample one of the many delicious restaurants in Antigua

• A welcome book is provided with essential notes & “off the beaten path tips” on what to do around Antigua

The home & its secluded neighborhood is the perfect safe & central place for you to explore the ruins, cathedrals, museums, restaurants & shops that are dotted throughout the cobble-stoned streets of the world-famous UNESCO town of Antigua.

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Member since: 2007
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 10, 2018

About Paola

From Britain, but spent my entire adult life in Guatemala, working in the tourism industry. I am now living in the Twin Cities, and trained as an addiction counselor. Very much miss Guatemala, but Paola, our lovely House manager is onsite to help you with one of our rentals. Do give me a call.... I appreciate any opportunity to be able to talk about Guatemala...the land of eternal Spring.

Paola purchased this house in 2005

Why Paola chose Ermita Santa Lucia

Antigua's hidden secret:

Enjoy a restful stay in our centrally-located, 4 bedroom/4 bath, luxurious, colonial-style, vacation home (sleeps up to 8). You will find that our luxurious home offers surprising extras and special touches around every corner - It is more than worthy of its majestic setting!

What sets this home apart is that you have 2 bedrooms with king-size beds. The master bedroom has a wonderful, cozy fireplace, as well as an en-suite bathroom and adjoining patio. From here you can absorb the magnificent volcanic views as your chose to either have a private yoga class, or relax and watch the sunset with a chilled glass of Chilean Chardonnay. The breathtaking views speak for themselves!

What makes this house unique

Kids and adults alike can enjoy the shared solar-heated swimming pool and Jacuzzi/Hot tub set in a beautiful and tranquil courtyard - right next door. The house itself offers: wireless internet, satellite TV, games and novels, local travel guides, and bicycles. You can rest your weary feet after a stimulating day of sightseeing, by relaxing in front of a roaring fire, surrounded by old wooden, antique beams, and all the comforts of home.

The flower-filled private garden can be appreciated as you enjoy a delicious meal outside, or from the gentle swing of a hammock - don't forget to watch out for the rainbow hummingbirds!

For those of you ‘Chefs' who enjoy cooking, the house comes with a fully-equipped kitchen, including such luxuries as a Magimix and Juicer! However, if you feel like taking some time off from the kitchen, our wonderful housekeeper, Dona Clara Luz, can create delicious homemade delights to suit all taste buds. This, plus babysitting, if you wish to sample the multitude of restaurants in Antigua, can be easily arranged by Paola, who is onsite.

Dona Clara Luz comes for a couple of hours every day to clean and do the laundry, and is always very willing to help out with any small errands, like going to the market. You will certainly enjoy her great s

Guestbook comments from the owner

I stayed with my 2 daughters and my son in June. We were blown away. I have been traveling for years and this was by far the best ever. Rooms are beautiful and large, kitchen was to die for. The kids used the pool and hot tub and The location was central. We found it a short enoyable walk to the central market and anywhere else we decided we wanted to stroll. Great service and hospitallity We will be back 100% for sure.

Recommended for: Age 55+, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
Nov 2011
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Ermita Santa Lucia House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 3001 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • All Monthly rentals start on the 1st of each month. A deposit of usd1000 is taken at point of reservation. Bills not included.
  • Communal pool area closes at 9.30pm. The latest entry into the condominium is midnight.
  • No drones :)
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 4
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
  • If you want beds swapped for single beds, or King beds, let us know!
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Heated Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • tennis
Neighborhood overview Located in a safe, secure and quiet gated community & only 6 blocks from the Central Park & 2 blocks from the large local market to buy your fresh fruit, vegetables, flowers & local crafts. Getting around Antigua is a friendly walkeable small town; feel welcome and safe to walk during the day. Other things to note • We provide you with a welcome book with suggestions on what to do in Antigua including some of our inside tips! We’ve been involved in the travel industry for 25 years; so don’t hesitate to ask us for advice! • We have a social focus so please ask us if you’d like to get involved (even for half a day) with local non-profit project. We’d be glad to help out.


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Antigua's Central Hidden Secret w/ pool (1 of 4) + Free Night
average rating of 4.8717947 based on 43 reviews
St. Thomas, Ontario Canada

Beautiful Home

  • 5 of 5

We were a group of 8staying at this property. There are as plenty of space for everyone. The house was extremely clean and had everything we needed. The staff and owner all went out of their way to make us feel welcome. They provide excellent pre arrival information and are very quick to reply. . It was a 10 minute walk to the central square and even shorter to the market.. an overall amazing rental with beautiful decorating.

  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your comments. We love our homes and I’m so glad you enjoyed your stay there. We hope to see you back soon :)
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Great place while in Antigua

  • 5 of 5

Great place to stay! Good location, walkable to all things in Antigua. Amazing customer service, suggestions for things to do and included housekeeping and a local cell phone for use. We would definitely stay again! Thank you for a memorable time.

  • Submitted: Aug 7, 2018
  • Stayed: August 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Andrews, TX

Fantastic place to stay in Antigua!

  • 4 of 5

The staff at this property is phenomenal! They are very attentive and respond quickly to any needs. The homes are large, with lots of room for a big group and plenty of space to lounge. The location is beautiful and in a very safe, gated community. We were able to walk any where in the city within 10-20 minutes comfortably. The only downside to the property is the lack of A/C. This is not terrible, but we kept the windows open for air circulation and had a problem with mosquitoes. We loved the lady available to cook meals. Everything was delicious and very reasonably priced. We would recommend this site if you are traveling to Guatemala!

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect setting

  • 5 of 5

We rented Casa Espiritu Santa Villa for a Birth family reunion. It was perfect for our two families to get to know each other. The courtyard was breath taking and the villa was perfect. We hired a cook for several of the days and I can not say enough about how delicious the meals were, always fresh and very good. The property manager Flor was delightful. She was very helpful and nearby if we needed her, even on Sunday morning. We had 4 bedrooms all with baths and the kids really enjoyed the pool and hot tub. The area is very secure and within walking distance of everything you may need. They had fresh flowers delivered to the villa almost daily and the housekeepers were always on hand if needed. We felt like royalty for the week. Thank you Paola for sharing your beautiful Villa. Gracias to everyone that helped us during our stay, from the security guards to the pool guy, Gracias!

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great House and we loved the pool

  • 5 of 5

We had a really nice visit with our family. My son (12) and I loved the pool and Jacuzzi. The house had all of the amenities that we needed to make our trip comfortable. The house is located close to the central square and near many restaurants. We will definitely stay here again in the future.

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Great house with lots of space in it and super nice and helpful staff!

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
23 Miles
Guatemala City Airport
Nearest Point of Interest
Spa/Tennis/Swimming Pools
Nearest Point of Interest
Central Square in Antigua
Nearest Point of Interest
Main Market in Antigua
Car: not necessary

Antigua Guatemala - Luxury Vacation Rentals:

This home is located only 45 minutes from Guatemala City Airport.

It is also centrally located, being only 5 blocks from the Central Square in Antigua, and only 2 blocks from the main market.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $30

A deposit of 25% of the rent is due at the time of booking and 75% is due 60 days prior to arrival For groups, payments are due 90 and 60 days prior to arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.