|Top holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£316|
|Family holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£310|
|Romantic holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£334|
|Luxury holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£351|
|Budget holiday (Flight+Hotel)||£284|
Located directly south of Mexico, Guatemala is one of Central America’s crowning jewels for holidaymakers. The diverse terrain offers tourists jungle adventures, relaxing meals in colonial towns, boating and watersport activities on lakes, as well as the opportunity to visit some of the world’s best-preserved Mayan ruins. Holidays in Guatemala offer tourists the chance to experience incredible culture and history in comfort and style.
Holidays in Guatemala are best enjoyed during the country’s high season from late November to late April. Holidaymakers should expect hot, humid weather perfect for a sunny vacation. Daily flights from the UK arrive in the capital city, Guatemala City, daily, and bus and car services run throughout the country to transport holidaymakers to the top tourist attractions.
Beginning your holidays in Guatemala (GMT -6) with a visit to Guatemala City is recommended for its colourful markets and historic sites. The colonial city of Antigua is a beautiful location filled with great restaurants and art galleries and famous for its proximity to several volcanoes, which holidaymakers will enjoy hiking to and around. Heavily damaged by earthquakes throughout its history, Antigua is now a stunning city close to famous hiking areas and boasting an active nightlife scene.
Also not to be missed is the Mayan ruin site of Tikal. Located in the north of the country, Tikal is a massive site that can be explored on one's own or with a guide. The incredibly well-preserved ruins offer fascinating insight into the lives of the ancient Mayan civilization. Lake Atitlan in the south offers opportunities for water sports and is located within day-trip distance from the famous Chichicastenango open-air market, where holidaymakers can relish local delicacies and handmade products. Throughout Guatemala holidaymakers can experience the best of Guatemalan culture and scenery while staying in safe and comfortable all-inclusive resorts and hotels.