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Tourism in Guatemala: what you need to know

After reading this article, Guatemala will have no more secrets for you. We have targeted the best activities to do on site, selected hotels whose price is consistent with the services, and gathered practical tips for getting to Guatemala. This article is illustrated with many maps and photos.

Where to stay in Guatemala

In Guatemala for accommodation there are mostly hotels and the qualitative feeling is generally very correct. Hotels in this category offer benefits that vary greatly from one institution to another . Prices may also vary. Tip: follow the hotel recommendations of this article to be sure to make the right choice!

The 5-star hotels in Guatemala

A trip in Guatemala without having a 5-star hotel? No way. On the other hand it will be necessary to be careful during the reservation because certain establishments are - in our opinion - rather average: they display facilities 5 stars but certainly not luxury benefits. Follow our advice to choose among the best 5-star hotels Guatemala.

In Guatemala and in the immediate surroundings there is an important offer of 5-star hotels. Not always easy to pick the good ones. Fortunately we are here to guide you in your choice.

4-star hotels in Guatemala

In Guatemala hotels are renowned for their good infrastructure and the comfort of their rooms, but variations in quality are felt from one hotel to another. To help you in your choice, here is some useful information.

You make good choice if you book at Hotel Isla de Flores (one of the best option in Flores), at Holiday Inn Guatemala (a very good establishment ) or at Tortugal.

3-star hotels in Guatemala

Good options are: Hotel Meson de Maria (one of the best choices in Antigua Guatemala), at Hotel Villa del Lago (a very good establishment) or Hotel La Sin Ventura.

Guesthouses in Guatemala

In Guatemala and in the immediate surroundings you will find some guesthouses. We recommend that you book the longest in advance to have good rates, and especially to make sure there is availability. The best choice will probably be the Guest house Posada Ixchel, an pleasant establishment. Also consider the Flor’s Guesthouse, which is below the average with several defects...

Hotels with golf in Guatemala

In Guatemala and in the immediate vicinity you will find two hotels with golf: the Hotel La Reunion Golf Resort and Residences and the Kuxtal La Reunion Golf Resort. The best choice will probably be the Hotel La Reunion Golf Resort and Residences, a very good establishment. Consider also the Kuxtal La Reunion Golf Resort, which is .

Questions and Answers

What is the best hotel in Guatemala? The best place to stay in Guatemala is at Barcelo Guatemala City in Guatemala.

What is the best 5 stars hotel in Guatemala? The best 5 stars hotel in Guatemala is the Villa 14 Santa Ines Antigua Guatemala in Antigua Guatemala.

What is the best 4 stars hotel in Guatemala? The best 4 stars hotel in Guatemala is the Hotel Isla de Flores in Flores.

What is the best 3 stars hotel in Guatemala? The best 3 stars hotel in Guatemala is the Hotel Meson de Maria in Antigua Guatemala.

What is the best 2 stars hotel in Guatemala? The best 2 stars hotel in Guatemala is the Hotel Las Piletas in Antigua Guatemala.

What is the best hotel with spa in Guatemala? The best hotel with spa in Guatemala is the Kaalpul Atitlan Eco Hotel and Spa in Agua Escondida.

What is the best resort hotel in Guatemala? The best resort hotel in Guatemala is the Dos Mundos Pacific Resort in Monterrico.

What is the best hotel to practice golf in Guatemala? The best hotel to practice golf in Guatemala is the Hotel La Reunion Golf Resort and Residences in Alotenango.

What is the best guesthouse in Guatemala? The best guesthouse in Guatemala is the Guest house Posada Ixchel in El Remate.

How to get to Guatemala

Going to Guatemala by plane

La Aurora International Airport : the airport has 455 flights per week. It is served by 12 airlines that offer 15 destinations.

Well-served international destinations include:

  • Mexico City : flights operated by Aeroméxico, Interjet and Aero Cóndor
  • Miami Metropolitan Area : flights operated by Avianca and American Airlines
  • Houston : flights operated by United Airlines and Spirit Airlines
  • Greater Los Angeles Area : flights operated by Avianca, Aero Cóndor and Delta Air Lines
  • Atlanta : flights operated by Delta Air Lines
  • Orlando : flights operated by Spirit Airlines and Avianca
  • Dallas–Fort Worth Metroplex : flights operated by American Airlines
  • New York Metropolitan Area : flights operated by United Airlines
  • Chicago : flights operated by Avianca
  • Cancún : flights operated by Moldavian Airlines and Volaris
  • Other cities with medium and long haul direct flights to La Aurora International Airport : Madrid

Regional destinations with the most frequencies of flights from La Aurora International Airport :

  • Panama City : flights operated by Copa Airlines

Low cost airlines to La Aurora International Airport :

  • Orlando : flights operated by Spirit Airlines and Avianca
  • Mexico City : flights operated by Aeroméxico, Interjet and Aero Cóndor
  • Houston : flights operated by United Airlines and Spirit Airlines
  • Cancún : flights operated by Moldavian Airlines and Volaris
  • Miami Metropolitan Area : flights operated by Spirit Airlines

What to do in Guatemala

In Guatemala other tourist sites are recommended as El Calvario, Porta Hotel Antigua and Ixchel Museum Of Indigenous Textiles And Clothing.

Museums in Guatemala

In Guatemala visit in priority El Calvario and Ixchel Museum Of Indigenous Textiles And Clothing.

Places of workship in Guatemala

If you want to visit one or more places of workship in Guatemala, we recommend you in priority Santo Domingo Monastery and El Calvario.

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