We highly recommend a visit to the beautiful old colonial capitol of Antigua. If interested in Jade – some of the finest examples are found here. If you want something made – the local artisans can do it for you. Try Jade S.A. and Casa de Jade
Casa Santo Domingo is a restored 17th-century monastery is in keeping with the city’s cobbled streets and colorful colonial buildings. Offering understated luxury and comfort without compromising its original features, a stay at Casa Santa Domingo is a unique and fascinating experience.
Posada De Don Rodrigo is an authentic 315 year old property, renovated to offer you all the facilities expected of a first class hostelry, providing excellent quality, food and services for the discerning traveler. Posada De Don Rodrigo is not only colonial style inn but also has the most typical atmosphere in Antigua.
Hotel Las Farolas is across the street from the El Viejo Ruins and five blocks from the Cathedral. This is a most interesting little hotel with the excellent Café Lantana and beautiful gardens.
Westin Camino Real Hotel is about 15 minutes away from the airport, with 271 deluxe rooms with a European flair and two restaurants, and provides a free airport shuttle. Avenida la Reforma y 14 Calle.
The Intercontinental Hotel with 239 recently renovated rooms is located in downtown five miles from La Aurora International Airport. The hotel is conveniently situated to take advantage of banking and commercial interests.
The Clarion Suites with 172 rooms is located just two miles from La Aurora International Airport. This hotel is close to the Ixchel Museum , the National Palace of Culture and the National Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology.
La Reunion Golf Resort is surrounded by four volcanoes on a 1300 acre former coffee plantation 11 miles south of Antigua . La Reunion Golf Resort is relatively new in a very old part of Guatemala . The Fuego Maya 18 hole course was designed by legendary architect Pete & Perry Dye and celebrates the similarities between the millenary Mayan calendar and the game of golf. A player stated: “The views here are incredible, but you have to be able to golf your ball. On a clear day you can see forever. Very hilly, too. You won’t find many flat lies. If you can play here, you can play anywhere. Bent grass greens are firm and new
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.