Top Things to Do in Antigua

Guatemala, Antigua Guide (B): Top Things to Do in Antigua

Antigua is a city in the central highlands of Guatemala famous for its architectures and ruins of colonial churches. Once the capital of Guatemala, it is now a UNESCO World Heritage site.

During my time in Antigua, I stayed Hotel Meson del Valle on the South side of town which is a bit quieter. Hotel Meson del Valle is one of twelves hotels operated by Antigua Hotel Solutions. I didn’t know this at the time of booking, but think it is good to know if hotels rooms are booked during peak times like Easter.

I loved Hotel Meson del Valle which is pet friendly. The staff was extremely kind and helpful with organizing tours and transportation. The rooms are nice with comfortable beds and linens. I got used to the no A/C that seemed to prevalent throughout Guatemala. The courtyard and lobby were simple, yet nice, though I didn’t spend much time there.

If I were to return to Antigua, I might consider staying at Santa Cantalina which was once a convent and is attached to the iconic Santa Cantalina Arch. On the north side of town, it is in a very good location. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Top Things to Do in Antigua
Guide Location: Guatemala » Antigua
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Hotel Meson del Valle   Casa Troccoli   Guat-ik   Y Tu Pina Tambien   Central Park Pizzeria   Por Que No? Cafe   Caoba Farms   Choco Museo   Cerro de La Cruz   Santa Catalina Arch   Parque Central   Parque La Merced   Tanque La Union   Parque de Belen   the Cathedral   La Merced   San Francisco   La Recoleccion   Santa Clara   Mercado de Artesanias   Mercado Municipal  
Author: Elizabeth Bankhead
Read it on author's website: https://etbtravelphotography.com/2018/04/19/top-things-to-do-in-antigua/