Discover a selection of 450 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 WiFi. Prices start at $36 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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Destination guide

A grand farewell to Central America in Guatemala

Guatemala is like the stopper between Central America and North America. It fuses mystical Mayan history with truly sublime landscapes of cloud-gathering volcanos and primeval jungle, as if to offer one last flurry of exoticism before the change of region. Highlights range from the mirror-like waters of Lake Atitlan to the gasp-inducing pyramids of Tikal – said to be the most impressive pre-Columbian site in the Americas. Guatemala vacation rentals cover all sorts, from beachside shacks on the Caribbean shores to rainforest ecolodges in the misty highlands.

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.

How many vacation rentals are available around Guatemala?

Our 2021 property listings offer a large selection of 450 vacation rentals around Guatemala. From 293 house rentals to 55 villa rentals, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Guatemala?

There are many lovely places to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Guatemala. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular destinations to visit are:

  • Antigua Guatemala: 173 vacation rentals
  • Guatemala City: 118 vacation rentals
  • Lake Atitlan: 117 vacation rentals
  • Panajachel: 114 vacation rentals
  • Monterrico: 32 vacation rentals

And Vrbo offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Guatemala! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Guatemala?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Guatemala:

  • Antigua Guatemala: 173 rentals
  • Guatemala City: 118 rentals
  • Panajachel: 114 rentals
  • Monterrico: 32 rentals
  • San Marcos La Laguna: 111 rentals

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Guatemala?

Vrbo offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Guatemala. From Vrbo travelers, the top most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Lake Atitlan: 117 rentals
  • Paseo Cayala: 259 rentals
  • Guatemala City Hall: 260 rentals
  • Panajachel Municipal Market: 116 rentals
  • Quetzaltenango Central Park: 26 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Guatemala listed on Vrbo where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

Explore destinations around Guatemala

Sacatepequez
160 vacation rentals
Solola
113 vacation rentals
Guatemala (department)
102 vacation rentals
Escuintla (department)
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Santa Rosa
29 vacation rentals