Modern and Colonial
Guatemala City is the most vibrant city in Central America with modern buildings and business centers. In contrast, Antigua Guatemala is a colonial and bohemian city with ancient constructions and deep-rooted customs and traditions.
Guatemala City is the most modern and cosmopolitan city in Central America. It is the ideal place to hold congresses and conventions, enjoy playing golf, visit the many shopping centres. When visiting Guatemala, it is essential to visit the historic center with its cathedral, centennial buildings and museums, a reflection of the country’s history.
It also has different entertainment points such as the Zona Viva, where luxury hotels, restaurants and discotheques stand out. Another place that stands out for its modernity is Cuatro Grados Norte, a neourbanistic concept full of cafés and restaurants. Where cultural activities are the main element to enjoy.
Very close to the capital city is the picturesque and charming City of Antigua Guatemala, the main icon of the colonial Hispanic heritage. It is located in a valley surrounded by three volcanoes and mountains with coffee plantations. It was declared a “World Heritage Site” by UNESCO in 1979 for its history and beauty.
With its incomparable cobblestone streets and ancient buildings, it offers a setting where splendid cultural and religious traditions come alive. The city breathes romanticism in every corner, it is the ideal setting for weddings and special events.
Visitors can choose between beautiful colonial hotels and boutique hotels. With top quality facilities for congresses and business meetings in an inspiring atmosphere.