A small country rich in culture and geographic diversity, which has inherited ancient Mayan archaeological sites, such as Tikal, and which presents magnificent landscapes, intriguing wildlife, cities of Spanish colonization, luxurious hotels and the contagious joy of a receptive people, who together provide an unforgettable trip.
Guatemala is located in Central America and borders Mexico, Belize, Honduras and El Salvador. The country is home to a beautiful coastline along the Pacific, with beautiful lakes, mountains and colonial and indigenous villages scattered throughout the territory, among large volcanoes that reach 4,000m in altitude.
The country keeps alive traditions of about three thousand years, with the manifestation of different cultural expressions.Antigua, Guatemala’s former capital was declared a World Heritage Site by Unesco, one of the oldest and most preserved colonial cities in Central America.
After its destruction by an earthquake in the late 18th century, it was abandoned and the new capital became Guatemala City.Today, transformed into a metropolis, Antigua can be explored in several ways, as it offers a large number of attractions.
On all sides there are well preserved monuments and historic buildings, very rich churches and monasteries, museums and markets that multiply through the preserved stone streets.
The three volcanoes around the colonial city are part of everyday life, currently the volcanoes are inactive, only the Pacaya, which is further away, is active.
Vestiges of the ancient Mayan civilization blend perfectly with the modern city, which attracts tourists from all over the world and maintains a lively nightlife, thus guaranteeing excellent restaurants, bars and stunning colonial hotels.
Located by the lake Atitlán, one of the most exuberant in Guatemala, and with an incredible view of the region’s inactive volcanoes, the boutique hotel provides the couple with moments of relaxation and spiritual renewal.
It houses only 09 apartments, with luxury Italian bedding and L’Occitane products, which are divided between the main hotel building and Villa Palopó, located 150 steps above Casa Palopó.
The place is very welcoming and this is due to the fact that before it became a hotel in 2000, it was a residential mansion.
The Palopó’s restaurant provides an incredible gastronomic experience with exotic local gourmet cuisine and several international wine labels in an intimate setting, which invites the atmosphere of romance.
Casa Palopó has a modern spa, a rich library, a graceful terrace with an infinity pool with hydromassage, a romantic gazebo with a fireplace, and of course, to pamper the couple during their stay, a gentle butler, who will take care of all the details, from suitcases to a bath of petals and candles.
At the disposal of the most adventurous honeymooners there are also tours and activities such as kitesurfing, scubadive and flyboard, in addition to visits to the San Pedro volcano and cultural tours.
The hotel is in a quiet and exclusive residential neighborhood, just 30 minutes from the historic center of Guatemala City.
The hotel features charming classic colonial architecture and is surrounded by beautiful landscaped gardens.
There is an outdoor pool, two hot tubs, a gym, gift shop and delicious dining options. Las Ventanas, the hotel’s restaurant, combines world class cuisine and charming architecture to create an unforgettable gastronomic experience.
Relax in the elegant dining room or dine al fresco on the terrace with stunning views of the volcano. Skillfully prepared by the award winning culinary team, Las Ventanas’ menu features national and international cuisine.