Guatemala has so much to offer to the discerning traveler, whether it is the country’s fascinating cultural heritage or just the opportunity to experience some of the best natural attractions on this side of the hemisphere. There are four main tourist destinations in the country, including the vibrant capital Guatemala City, the beautiful Antigua region, the alluring Lake Atitlan, and the Peten Region. Guatemala is also the perfect destination for you; if your interest is luxury travel, we will highlight some of the best options regarding luxury travel and tours that this beautiful Central American country has to offer.
Guatemala City and Antigua are the places to visit if you want to experience the best that the country offers in luxury tourism. These destinations include top-notch hotels, bars, clubs, and other cultural attractions such as museums and monuments. Some of the best resorts to stay in to experience unparallel luxury include the Courtyard by Marriott in Guatemala City, The Westin Camino, and the Hyatt Centric Guatemala City.
Suppose you are visiting the region of Antigua. In that case, the Hotel Camino Real, The Porta Hotel, the Hotel Museo Casa Santo Domingo, Mezon Panza Verde, El Convento, Mil Flores, and El Pensantivo are just a few hotels available to you that offer top quality luxury.
At Lake Atitlan, Casa Palopo, and Laguna Lodge are the best options in the Peten region; Las Lagunas and La Lancha Village from Coppola Hideaways are luxury properties that will amaze you.
These hotels all include amenities you desire for your luxury vacation, such as large suites, concierge service, various restaurants, Free-WIFI, Fitness centers, Spas, swimming pools, and hot tubs.
The nightlife in Guatemala City and Antigua regions is among the most vibrant in the entire country. There are several high-end bars, restaurants, and clubs, especially in the Zona Viva (zone 10) area of Guatemala City. This zone is also walking distance away from all the major 5-star hotels in the city and is your best for luxury entertainment while visiting. You can have a top-notch 4-course meal at a 5-star restaurant. The town of Antigua also provides a similar type of high-quality nightlife to Guatemala City.
A trip to Guatemala would not be complete without exploring the many cultural attractions, colonial relics, and alluring volcanic landscapes. However, if you want an authentic experience and if you’re going to avoid large crowds at Guatemala’s world-renowned attractions, the recommended way to go is to book guided private tours.
The Tikal Archaetour
There are several of these tours available to you. One such trip is the Full day Tikal Archaetour; this is a guided Tour of the famous Tikal Mayan Site. You will learn all about the Tikal Mayan civilization and will see archaeological sites preserved from that era. This tour includes a packed lunch and hotel pick-up; there is no more natural way to experience the Tikal Mayan civilization.
Guatemala City Tour
To experience the cultural highlights of the vibrant Guatemala City, the Private Guatemala City Tour is your best bet. You will visit cultural landmarks such as the Metropolitan Cathedral, the National Palace, the Mercado Central, Centro Civico, and the Paseo Cayala Complex. You will have a knowledgeable guide with you throughout the tour to teach you all about this famous city and to ensure that your experience is the best.
Antigua Guatemala Cultural Walking Tour
Antigua Guatemala is for sure one of the best destinations in the country, offering several tours such as a private cultural walking tour to discover the history, art, and magic of this colonial city, cooking tours, Pacaya volcano adventure tour, and encounters with local Maya that produces colorful textiles are also great experiences to live in Antigua Guatemala.
Private Lake Atitlan Boat and village tour
If you are staying in the beautiful Lake Atitlan for your vacation, the Private Lake Atitlan Scenic Boat tour is authentic to experience the serene Lake Atitlan region. This scenic boat trip will provide you with stunning views of Lake Atitlan’s shoreline and volcanic peaks. You will also interact with local villagers from the Santiago community, learning about Mayan cultures and traditions. Your private guide will receive all the personalized attention that you need. This is one of the most exciting cultural tours that you can do when visiting the country of Guatemala.
Finally, Guatemala is undoubtedly a destination to consider if luxury travel is your forte. This country has all the ingredients necessary for a luxury vacation, from five-star hotels and restaurants, vibrant nightlife to interesting cultural tours. Now is the time to plan your vacation to Guatemala!