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Casa Santo Domingo

A histotic hotel restored from a 17th-century monastery
Antigua HolidaysGuatemala Holidays· 132 Rooms · ££

Step back in time exploring the ancient hallways and courtyards

Nestled discreetly behind a modest street front, Casa Santo Domingo is a historic gem within the heart of charming Antigua

Restored from a 17th-century monastery, this exquisite hotel seamlessly blends opulence with centuries-old charm. The allure of candlelit passageways exudes an air of romance, transporting guests to a bygone era.

Just a stone's throw away from Antigua's central square, the property offers luxurious furnishings adorned with antique accents. Housing an esteemed archaeological and colonial art museum alongside a quaint candle factory, guests are enveloped in rich cultural heritage. Each of the 132 rooms is generously proportioned, meticulously decorated, and preserves its original architectural splendour. Many rooms offer the added luxury of a balcony or veranda overlooking the picturesque surroundings.

Tucked away at the rear, a sprawling garden oasis awaits, complete with a refreshing swimming pool, soothing sauna, ornate fountain, and a tranquil chapel, providing a serene escape from the bustling city streets.

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When to go to Guatemala and Honduras

Month-by-month guide of when to visit Guatemala and Honduras

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This month offers warm sunny days and cooler evenings, making it perfect for exploring the highland regions of Guatemala around Antigua and Lake Atitlan.



Similar to January, February offers excellent weather for volcano hiking and exploring Mayan ruins at Tikal and Copan.



The dry season continues with March an ideal month destinations throughout the region. Temperatures are comforable with low humidity in jungle regions.



Depending on the date of Easter, April can be a particularly busy month with the traditional 'Semana Santa' festivals in Antigua.



May marks the start of the rainy season, with higher humidity however it's still possible to enjoy the country's natural beauty with less tourists throughout the country.



The rainfall increases in June, so travellers can take advantage of lower prices and fewer tourists while exploring attractions like Antigua and Tikal.



Despite rain showers, July offers opportunities for exploration is the lush jungle environment. Showers tend to be of a short duration.



The rains become more intense in August, and while travel is possible, some roads may be prone to flooding so journeys are longer.



A rainy month which tends to offer dry mornings with rain in the afternoons, typically for a couple of hours. Accommodation rates are lower, reflecting the wet conditions.



Very similar to September, although the rains will be tapering off towards the end of the month. Patience for travelling around the country is needed if roads are affected.



As the dry season approaches, November is a good month for visiting the region with all the country's highlights accessible.



Weather wise the holiday month of December is very similar to November with the rains tapering off. Enjoy the Christmas festivities in cities like Antigua or Copan in Honduras.


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