Guatemala is Central America's cultural treasure chest, with arguably the most impressive of all Mayan sites, Tikal; lush tropical jungle a-plenty; a colonial jewel of a town in Antigua; and highlands dotted with tiny, colourful villages and markets.
Stay in a hacienda hideaway in the rainforest or one of Guatemala's charming, boutique hotels for a luxury holiday, honeymoon or adventure break full of vivid colour and captivating culture. If you're a sucker for scenery, Lake Atitlan, framed by volcanic peaks is the perfect addition to any Guatemala holiday itinerary.
Luxury holidays in Guatemala work well twinned with a few days in Belize or Honduras, both of which offer magnificent diving and snorkelling.
HIGHLIGHTS OF GUATEMALA
Types of trip in Guatemala, handpicked by Exsus
Guatemala & Belize
From £4,500 per person
Travel to: Antigua (Guatemala), Lake Atitlan, Placencia and the South, Tikal
From £4,450 per person
Travel to: Antigua (Guatemala), Forest and Jungle Lodges, Placencia and the South, Tikal
From £6,550 per person
Travel to: Antigua (Guatemala), Lake Atitlan, Tikal
PLACES TO STAY IN GUATEMALA HANDPICKED BY EXSUS
Location: Lake Atitlan | Guatemala
Best for: Family-friendly, Setting & Views, Rustic, Cultural Immersion
Location: Tikal | Guatemala
Best for: Boutique Hotel, Setting & Views, History & Heritage, Cultural Immersion
Best for: Lodge, Setting & Views, History & Heritage, Cultural Immersion
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