Antigua Tours

There are countless tours available from the majestic ruins of Tikal to the colorful marketplaces, lakeside villages of Atitlan and helicopter tours of the volcanoes. We will be more than happy to make reservations or provide you with any additional information you may desire.

 

Los Niños de Guatemala

Is a local organization that Casa Vieja Lodge supports. They have built 2 schools near Antigua and offer tours to see a different side of Guatemala. The tour takes you to the first school, Nuestro Futuro (Our Future), a chicken bus refurbishing Shop, where old US/Canada school buses are transformed into buses you see throughout the country, and a visit to a family- owned coffin carpentry workshop to learn about the industry and cultural traditions related to death in Guatemala.

Casa del Jade Museum

Learn about the different types of Jade and why it played such an integral role in Mesoamerican Cultures. Buy local Jade that is only found in Guatemala!

Antigua Canopy Tours

Take a guided tour around the sites Antigua in a Unimog Mercedes Benz, or go ziplining through the Guatemalan forest.

Guided Antigua Walk

Discover Antigua with historian Jane Garcia. Book early, these tours fill up well in advance.

Chocolate Museum

Guatemala is known for their Chocolate and Coffee. Step in and give it a taste.

Finca Filadelfila

Enjoy a superb location right on the outskirts of Antigua on this lovely and expansive coffee plantation. Have a meal on their patio and enjoy the calm and beautiful views. A variety of activities are offered here from coffee tours, mule or horse rides, paintball, birding, and mountain biking.

Golf at La Reunion

Spend a day golfing at the base of the active Volcano Fuego on an 18-hole course designed by legendary architect Pete Dye. Feel the earth rumble and get spectacular views of the towns below.

Holy Week (Semana Santa)

March 25-31, 2018. One of the most intriguing times of the year to see the true beauty of Antigua. With daily processions throughout the town, extravagant flower “carpets” on every corner, and an influx in visitors make this one of the largest Semana Santa celebrations in the world, second to Sevilla, Spain.

 

SOUVENIRS: For those wanting to purchase local handicrafts make sure to allow yourself some extra time to survey the multitude of souvenirs from vendors in the airport itself. There is a Ron Zacapa duty free store and Guatemalan coffee is always a welcome gift.

Antigua Dining

PANZA VERDE

5ta Ave Sur #19
7955-8282

International cuisine with a twist, the ambience is hard to beat. Ask for a table near the lap pool. Would recommend this place for dinner.

WELTEN 

4ta. Calle oriente #21
7832 0630

French, Italian, Guatemalan Fusion. The place itself is beautiful and the food and service GREAT!

MICHO’S GASTROPUB

4ta Calle Oriente # 10
7832-5680

Mostly use local organic ingredients, their style is fusion and very creative… so be prepared! Food is delicious, if you end up going try their avocado margarita!

TARTINES

4ta Calle Oriente # 1 C
7882-4606

French made by a French Chef, the terrace is very nice, would recommend to go for lunch.

FRIDA’S

5ta Avenida Norte # 29
7832-1296

REALLY good authentic mexican food in a very relaxed environment. We recommend the plate of nachos with everything and tortilla soup.

LOS TRES TIEMPOS

5ta Ave. Norte # 31
7832-3956

Authentic Guatemalan food, the place is beautiful and their food amazing!!!

IZAKAYA

6ta Ave. Norte #19 A
7832-1984

Small menu, they serve Japanese style “Tapas” small plates to share. Lomito and Tiraditos are great.