Top Things to Do in Antigua

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

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))
Author: Elizabeth Bankhead
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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