Antigua, Guatemala Travel Guide

Last Updated: Jan 2024

Antigua is a charming little colonial town that can make you forget the chaos and filth of Guatemala City itself, but once you arrive you quickly notice that this is a tourist town and prices tend to reflect that. Hotels and hostels can be found for low rates, but those seeking luxury have many options at the high end as well.

Why Visit Antigua

Antigua Facts

Population 35,000
Area 100,000
Timezone UTC-6
Currency Guatemala Quetzale
Airports La Aurora International Airport (GUA)

Where to eat and drink in Antigua

Budget breakfastThere are bagels places and other bakeries that serve cheap breakfasts, though many hotels will include it with your room.$3.59 - $5.76
Budget lunchYou'll find casual restaurants with good local food all over the city center.$5.12 - $9.99
Budget dinnerThose on a tight budget can always find affordable meals, but spending a bit more can get you a lot.$7.68 - $12.80
Beer (.35l bottle)Gallo is the famous local lager, and a cold bottle tastes mighty good at the many bars in town.$3.07 - $4.61
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When to visit Antigua

Temperature and rainfall

Month High F Low F Precip (inches)

Antigua Weather advice

Sunrise and sunset

21 Mar6:06am6:14pm
21 Jun5:35am6:34pm
21 Sep5:52m6:01pm
21 Dec6:23am5:38pm

Antigua Hotel Seasons

Antigua Hotel Prices

Rating Price(USD)
starstarstarstarstar13.00 - 28.00
starstarstarstarstar20.00 - 41.00
starstarstarstarstar45.00 - 117.00
starstarstarstarstar73.00 - 159.00
starstarstarstarstar141.00 - 201.00
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Antigua Hostel Prices

Type Price(USD)
Hostel Bed5.00 - 10.00