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

Bedrooms 3
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 1 - 90 nights


About the property

House, 3 Bedrooms + Landing , 3 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

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 3-bedroom/3-bathroom home + loft, (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.

Guest access

You will have full access to the home including the pool and hot tub – “mi casa, es tu casa”.

More Details

Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 15, 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 villa in 2010

What makes this villa 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!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Philippa.

Everything was awesome. I am guatemalan and I really think we should have more places like this here to help our vacation industry.

The house is gorgeous and the attention from the people was absolutely great. Congratulations for your business.

Thank you, and again, everything was perfect.
Oct 2014
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Antigua Guatemala Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3000 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 ...
  • The house is for FAMILY USE only :)
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace ...
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Can be converted to 2 twins
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , Can be converted to 2 twins
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single , Can be converted to 1 King bed
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • 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 (4 of 4) + Free Night
average rating of 5.0 based on 16 reviews
Austin, TX

Quiet and beautiful!

  • 5 of 5

Great setup with the houses surrounding the pool - we met the loveliest family also staying there. The very best part of this house - after staying in others in Guatemala - is it is serenely QUIET. No roosters, no dogs barking, no tuk tuks flying behind the house - it was quiet! The house is also very clean and beautifully decorated with a lovely courtyard. Flor was so kind and accommodating, and the gift basket was also a nice touch.

My only suggestion would be to add a thick pillowtop mattress pad to the beds - the mattresses are quite hard and the bedspreads/linens are old. A pillowtop mattress pad would do wonders.

  • Submitted: Nov 27, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful, serene property

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying at this property in Antigua! We felt incredibly safe, and the house was so serene. It was wonderful to wake up and relax in the jacuzzi, or sit in the spacious living room together at night. Communication with the owner and property manager was terrific - Flor even helped me recover my Kindle that I forgot when we left! I would definitely stay here again.

  • Submitted: Oct 28, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excellent property at an excellent price

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at this property with 4 women who came to Antigua for Spanish lessons. It was about a 15 minute walk in the morning to La Merced where most of the Spanish schools are located. The house itself is very spacious and beautifully decorated and we greatly appreciated the attention to detail (maps, phone, magazines) that made our stay that much more comfortable. We enjoyed the pool and hot tub and the two outdoor areas. It was very quiet at night and we felt very safe inside this gated community. Would highly recommend for groups/familys looking for a large home to relax in after a day of exploring Antigua.

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Beautiful home in Antigua Guatemala

  • 5 of 5

This house is absolutely beautiful. It sits in a 4-house complex while still remaining private, and beautiful. This house is quite large that it can easily host the max occupancy without any issues, and, while Antigua Guatemala is quite safe, it is located in a secured community so you won't have to worry about any safety issues.

The house is located at a short walking distance to grocery stores and the market, and the downtown is less than a 30-min walk away.

The maid service for this house is also a great option if you don't want to do dishes in the morning, etc. You can also pay a bit extra to have a cook, extra maid services, etc, so you can really tailor the services to your needs.

Paola was absolutely great at keeping the communication channels open, and the checkin process was smooth. I would recommend this place.

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Evanston, IL

Beautiful home walking distance to Antigua sites

  • 5 of 5

Quiet, comfortable home had everything we needed to enjoy the city. Arrangements through the owner for transportation from the airport and cooking were phenomenal. Everyone we encountered was friendly and helpful. The pool and hot tub after a day walking down from Cerro de la Cruz were a welcome respite. Top notch!

  • Submitted: Apr 5, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Can't beat anything about this House

  • 5 of 5

After getting parked and opening the door and the complementary bottle of wine, we explored this amazing house. It is absolutely gorgeous and after traveling in Guate for 4 weeks the hot water with high pressure and clean cloro pool we a welcomed change. The location is literally as close as you can get to down town without payign the boutique hotel pricing we walked and were at center in 8 minutes. What a great spot the pool is lovely and it literally is beneath Volcan de Agua. We highly recommend this condo and we will be using it every time we travel through /guate which is at least once a year. Thanks for the hospitality. Oh and the staff is great the house helper even finished my load of laundry and folded it and had it waiting on the table. I am a chef and cooked breakfast and dinner with ease int his modern kitchen with all the fixins. The refrigerator is large and cold and you just can beat it. The silence in the night was welcomed as well after the travels and having dogs, buses and Gallos roaring all night everywhere else in Guate,

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2016
  • Stayed: January 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
23 Miles
Guatemala City Airport
Nearest Point of Interest
Casa Candelaria
Car: not necessary

Lots of Spanish School located nearby. We are also just 2 blocks from the Central Market, where you can buy all your fresh vegetables and fruits, and local crafts


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $30
Additional Guest Fee $30 per person per night

No deposit is required. We work on a trust basis for short term rentals.
The price listed is to book all 4 homes around the pool : 920USD. Should you only want 2 homes, then the price would be USD480/night or 3 homes for USD720/night.
One time cleaning fee for short term rentals is usd30

Rentals of longer than one month start on on the 1st of the month and end on the last day of the month. Cleaning is not included, nor are bills. We will only consider rentals of min. 3 months. Rental Deposit required

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.

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