Antigua View

Antigua Holidays

See all Guatemala hotels or trip ideas to Guatemala

Antigua, Guatemala

Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Antigua

Antigua, a vibrant jewel nestled in the heart of Guatemala, beckons travellers with its romantic allure and rich colonial heritage.

Its bustling artisan markets, lively plazas, and charming cobbled streets create an enchanting ambiance that is unrivalled in the Americas.

A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Antigua stands as a testament to Guatemala's storied past and vibrant culture. Preserved neo-colonial buildings adorned with vibrant flowers and vines narrate tales of bygone eras, inviting exploration and discovery. Behind ornate 18th-century doors, Spanish language schools, bustling salsa bars, and artisanal chocolate factories offer glimpses into the city's dynamic spirit.

Surrounded by three majestic volcanoes—Fuego, Meseta, and Acatenango—Antigua's streets form a labyrinthine maze, leading to hidden treasures and panoramic vistas. Visitors can lose themselves in baroque-style monasteries, haggle for souvenirs in bustling markets, or ascend Cerro de la Cruz for sweeping views of the city below.

By day, Antigua's markets burst with vibrant colours, showcasing handcrafted textiles and wooden trinkets. As dusk descends, the city transforms into a lively hub of music and revelry, as bars and restaurants welcome tourists and locals alike.

The pastel-hued streets of Antigua, framed by towering volcanoes, offer a gateway to Guatemala's varied landscapes and captivating culture. Whether embarking on a Guatemala adventure or simply immersing in its colonial charm, Antigua promises an unforgettable introduction to the country's rich tapestry of history and tradition.

Far & Wild Customer Reviews

See what our customers have to say about us...

Read all reviews

Amazing Experience in Tanzania!

Michelle travelled to Tanzania in November 2023 on a trip organised by Alistair.

A dream to visit Mum's birth place!

Christine travelled to St Helena Holidays and South Africa in December 2023 on a trip organised by .

It was SO NICE to have someone else do it for me.

Cathy travelled to Tanzania and Zanzibar in December 2023 on a trip organised by Alistair.

I've already recommended Far and Wild to a couple of friends

Paula travelled to South Africa in December 2023 on a trip organised by Alistair.

Adventure of a Lifetime in Kenya

Maria travelled to Masai Mara Safari in October 2023 on a trip organised by Ben.

I didn't realise my high expectations could be so easily exceeded

Hannah and Elaine travelled to Kenya in November 2023 on a trip organised by .

Speak to a Guatemala and Honduras expert today.

A tailor-made Guatemala and Honduras holiday just for you.

  • Amanda


    Latin America Specialist

Call an expert on

01768 603 715

Plan with an expert Plan with an expert

Have a look at our original holiday experiences and then contact us with your brief, or call 01768 603 715

A tailor-made itinerary just for you A tailor-made itinerary just for you

Our experts will send you a detailed holiday itinerary specified to your desires. It's our service promise to you.

Value guarantee Value guarantee

Tailor-made doesn't mean expensive! Ask about our price promise and book with financial security.