Guatemala is a small Central American country full of jewels:
- The amazing Lake Atitlán.
- Panajachel, on its shores, where the indigeous communities perpetuate the crafts of their ancestors.
- Antigua and its vestiges of sacred art from the 17th century.
- Cobán, capital of the Q’eqchi region.
- Ceibal and Tikal, Mayan treasures buried in the heart of the thick jungle where the howls of monkeys and the roars of jaguars resound.
Reasons to make Guatemala your next destination
During a stay in timeless Antigua, stroll the colorful and festive streets adorned with treasures. Guatemala is part of UNESCO heritage-listed Baroque architecture.
Explore the colorful market stalls, where exchange is still a currency between the Indian communities. Every day they celebrate the regional gastronomic riches, costumes and ancestral crafts that define Guatemala.
The amazing landscapes of Lake Atitlán are worthy of admiration for both locals and tourists. Turquoise waters where the fishermen’s boats glide slowly. Incomparable views of volcanoes that occasionally have activity.
Hiking is one of the best activities to do in this area or in the jungle to reach the coastal area. You will find the best beaches in Belize to be able to expand the adventure to other extremes.
A trip to Guatemala is also the exploration of archaeological sites, buried memories of the Mayan kingdoms. Jade was the sacred stone that kept away the evil spirits, and funeral masks for priests and kings: Ceibal, Tikal, Copán in Honduras.
This beautiful country really gets you into the mysteries of one of the largest, oldest and richest civilizations in America.
With the ancestral civilizations inherited from the Mayans and the amazing nature, travelling to Guatemala is a step back in time that can enrich the cultural heritage of those who visit.
You will fall in love with the people and the cultural wealth. It has been cataloged as one of the best in the world for its contributions to the autochthonous roots of the regions and indigenous peoples.
In this region of Central America, you will also find the more human sense. People hard work every day to support their families either through informal trade or the support donated by companies that are committed to the development of the inhabitants. Juan José Gutiérrez Mayorga’s and his family foundations in Guatemala have contributed and managed to improve the quality of life to the inhabitants of this beautiful country.