Discover a selection of 500 vacation rentals in Guatemala that are perfect for your trip. Whether you’re traveling with friends, family, or even pets, Vrbo vacation homes have the best amenities for hanging out with the people that matter most, including swimming pools and private pools. Prices start at $40 per night, and houses and villas are popular options for a stay in Guatemala. Either way, you'll find a rental for everyone's needs.
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Top rated rentals — Guatemala
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Things to do

Guatemala – a window onto ancient Maya

Greece has the Parthenon, Rome has the Colosseum, Guatemala has Tikal. It's hailed by many archaeologists and anthropologists as the single most important relic of the mighty Maya empire in the Americas, and it really does take the breath away. You'll spy out soaring stepped pyramids, carved stelae and mysterious burial tombs. Of course, Tikal isn't the only historic site in Guatemala. Antigua has charming Spanish-era buildings to see, while Guatemala City's acclaimed National Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology bursts with trinkets and totems and more.

Activities

Guatemala is a place to go off track

Many say Guatemala is among the last, true, undiscovered countries on earth. With so much impenetrable jungle and so many soaring volcanos to deal with, it's easy to see why. If you think you're ready to channel your inner expeditionist, get ready for all sorts of off-road pursuits. From rainforest hikes to bathing in steaming hot springs, whitewater rafting down roaring rivers to conquering the peaks of mighty volcanic mountains, there are all sorts of challenges on the menu. Don't worry – both Caribbean and Pacific beaches can help you unwind after the adventure.

Weather

Guatemala – "Land of Eternal Spring"

Guatemala really does deserve its nickname as the "Land of Eternal Spring". Mild days, loads of sunshine and cool nights dominate right across the country, pretty much the whole year round. Thanks to the high altitude in many places, that's backed up with clean, fresh breezes. Only once a year is the cycle broken, by the so-called rainy season – "so-called" because the months from May to December only really see sporadic downpours once or twice per day.

Natural features

Coast to coast in Guatemala

Guatemala spreads from the Caribbean to the Pacific. Guatemala vacation rentals in the west might shoulder above surf-washed beaches that are totally empty, their stretches of black sand overshadowed by the rises of a cone-shaped volcano. In the east, Guatemala vacation rentals might dot the seas along gorgeous Amatique Bay. Inland, swatches of rainforest, jungle-clad lowlands and untrodden highlands take over. They hide the shimmering waters of Lake Atitlan and the smoke-belching peaks of Volcan de Pacaya – climb it, if you dare.

What are the top-rated vacation rentals for weekend getaways in Guatemala?

If vacation homes were famous actors, these would be on the Hollywood Walk of Fame! For wonderful weekend getaways in Guatemala, make sure you check out the following:

  • "Fully Equiped Apartment, Amazing Location": This vacation rental in Guatemala City makes for a lovely weekend getaway. Spend time exploring surrounding attractions like Kanajuyú Ecological Park and La Aurora Zoo, then slow down and relax in your comfy digs. A washing machine and an iron and ironing board are among the amenities here.
  • "Cozy Stays Cayala Apartments 2": An equally appealing pick, this escape in Guatemala City comes with free WiFi, an iron and ironing board and more. Avenida La Reforma and Children's Museum are nearby when you need to get your fix of Mother Nature.

Can I find studio apartments for rent in Guatemala?

Usually well located and with a price tag that won't hurt your bank balance, studio apartments offer privacy and style with the comforts of home. Book one of these studio apartments for rent in Guatemala and use it as a base to see the sights around you:

  • "Central, Comfortable And Friendly Private Room" in Zona 1 puts you within easy reach of some of the area's top cultural sights, including Teatro Nacional and Catedral Metropolitana. Cable/satellite TV services and off-street parking options are two of the handy amenities here.
  • Located in Antigua Guatemala, "Romance In The Ruins" is another terrific base for your adventure. When you've finished exploring highlights like Casa K'Ojom Museum of Mayan Music and La Azotea Cultural Center, make use of a stovetop and a balcony back at your apartment.

Can I find short term rentals in Guatemala?

Swap the run-of-the-mill hotel experience for the privacy and comfort of your own place. Even if you only have a handful of days to take a break, you'll find short-term rentals in Guatemala that feel like a home away from home. These are just a taste of them:

  • "Fully Equiped Apartment, Amazing Location" in Guatemala City was made for whirlwind getaways. Spend your vacay doing little else except relaxing here or get outside and explore. Paseo Cayala and Torre del Reformador are just the start of things to discover nearby.
  • Come for the comforts of "Cozy Stays Cayala Apartments 2", stay for the terrific sights around it. This vacation rental in Guatemala City puts you close to Torre del Reformador, Universidad del San Carlos de Guatemala and other highlights.

What are the best romantic weekend getaways in Guatemala?

If you'd like to woo your someone special, then stay somewhere special! Plan a romantic weekend getaway in Guatemala at one of these escapes and let love bloom:

  • "Central, Comfortable And Friendly Private Room" in Zona 1 was just made for lurrrve. It's full of nice touches, including beauty services and shopping facilities.
  • Alternatively, spend a few days popping Champagne and canoodling at "Modern 2 Bedroom Apartment In The Heart Of 4 Degrees North". A restaurant dining guide and a balcony add to the ambiance of this property in Guatemala City.

What are the best large group vacation rentals in Guatemala?

If your idea of a dream trip away is to bring along all your friends, you're going to need a whole bunch of space. Luckily, there are plenty of vacation rentals in Guatemala that are suitable for large groups, starting with these sprawling escapes:

  • "Luxurious Home Near Antigua": This popular rental is an excellent choice for larger groups planning to visit Guatemala City. It has 5 bedrooms and conveniences that include a garden and a kitchen.
  • "La Casa De Don Pedro, Beautiful House In Antigua Guatemala": This vacation rental in Antigua Guatemala has 7 bedrooms, so you won't have to leave anyone off your invite list. A kitchen and a barbecue grill are some of its many highlights.

Are there large vacation rentals that sleep 30 or more in Guatemala?

Whether you're arranging a vacation with a large family group, a big engagement party or even a wedding, we'll help you find the perfect space. Gather your best buds and take a look at these large vacation rentals in Guatemala:

  • "No Fools No Fun: Private Pool With A Wonderfully Landscaped Yard": With 4 bedrooms accommodating up to 100 people, you'll have ample space at this property in Cape Hatteras National Seashore. Amenities here include a garden and a kitchen.
  • "Standing Gite, 5 Km Way From Montpellier - default-unit": Sleeping up to 42 guests and featuring a host of great amenities including a garden and a sauna, this is another top pick. It has 7 bedrooms and is located in Guatemala City.

What are the best large family vacation rentals in Guatemala?

Perhaps you're planning a getaway to celebrate a special occasion, or reuniting with loved ones you haven't seen in years. Whatever the reason, you'll likely want plenty of space. One of our large family vacation rentals in Guatemala could be just the thing:

  • Located in Zona 11, "Modern Apartment Mariscal Uno Uno" has 3 bedrooms and sleeps up to 9 people. A couple of the conveniences here include coffee and tea making facilities and a kitchen island.
  • An equally good option, "Luxurious Home Near Antigua" in Guatemala City features 5 bedrooms and accommodates up to 12 people. A toaster and a balcony will keep all the crew feeling more than comfortable.

What are the best large houses to rent with indoor pools in Guatemala?

Relaxation on a grand scale for adults and good times on tap for kids, an indoor pool will ramp up the fun factor on your escape. If you're searching for someplace with lots of space where you and your crew can go for a splash, don't miss these stunning large houses in Guatemala:

  • Invite up to 14 of your friends to a memorable stay at "Casa Calidad - Beautiful Colonial House". This Antigua Guatemala rental features 7 bedrooms and a host of amenities besides an amazing indoor pool. A swimming pool and a fireplace are other highlights.
  • Alternatively, stay a week or more at "Apartment With Nature And City" in Guatemala City. When you're not frolicking around and having fun in the water, take advantage of a garden and a kitchen. This rental property has 3 bedrooms and accommodates as many as 8 people.

For even more great options, use the search bar at the top of the page and adjust the filters to find the Guatemala vacation rental that's perfect for your needs.

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