Located in the Central Highlands of Guatemala is the beautiful Lake Atitlán. At 320m, Lake Atitlán, formedby the collapse of a volcano cone, is the deepest lake in Central America. The lake is surrounded by mountains and three volcanoes, and several villages dot its shores. The villages are inhabited by Maya, mainly Tz’utujil and Kaqchikel, who still dress in their traditional costumes and share their villages with the tourists who come for the stunning scenery and atmosphere of the lake.
Need a cheap hotel? This weekly series focuses on budget accommodation gems we discover while on the road. This week: The Yellow House in Antigua, Guatemala.
When we heard about Finca Filadelfia, a coffee farm near Antigua that apparently makes some of the best coffee in all of Guatemala, we decided to take a tour of the farm and learn how high quality coffee is grown and processed, plus how to serve it up right.
Seven years after living two years in Antigua, Guatemala, Jess from the Globetrottergirls returns to discover what’s new and what has endured as the best places to eat, drink, chill and stay in and around Antigua, Guatemala.