guatemala city guides

10 Awesome Things to do in Xela

10 Awesome Things to do in Xela

Whether you're in Xela for a few weeks brushing up on your Spanish or just passing through, we've put together a list of ten things to keep you entertained.

Our Guide to Rio Dulce, Guatemala

Our Guide to Rio Dulce, Guatemala

A strangely constructed town, yet set against the typical Guatemalan scenes of cowboy hatted gents and be-skirted Maya women, this town has a strangely alluring charm.

Our Guide to Livingston, Guatemala

Our Guide to Livingston, Guatemala

Guatemala’s home of the Garifuna, Livingston is worth at least a couple of days when travelling between Belize and Guatemala. Here are our top things to do in Livingston plus where to stay and how to get there.

city guides: lake atitlan, guatemala

city guides: lake atitlan, guatemala

From the bus ride down the hairpin-laden highway, you and every other first time visitor will crane your neck through gaps in the trees to catch a glimpse of the incredible vista. As the bus continues to roll down at high speed, it will suddenly open up to a perfectly blue lake studded with volcanoes.

Welcome to Lake Atitlán, where you can check out anytime, but will probably never want to leave.