Antigua, Guatemala

Discover lush forests, majestic mountains, and three volcanoes in the colorful colonial city of Antigua. With its pastel Baroque architecture and quaint city streets, Guatemala’s former capital is both charming and historic. Step back in time as you explore the city, indulging in local dishes and aromatic coffee along the way. Hike to sunset viewpoints in Altamira, explore scenic Lake Atitlan, and learn about Mayan culture and traditions as you connect with locals - do it all with Remote Year!
CookingPot iconMust-try Dish
Tortillas
Thermometer iconSummer & Winter Avg. Temp
82°F | 76°F
MapPinTop Attraction
Volcano hiking
ChatCircleText iconsMost Common Language
Spanish
3 woman in shop
2 women in antigua

Why Explore Antigua with Remote Year

In Antigua, you’ll find that our accommodations are conveniently located within walking distance of our coworking space and the city’s must-try bars, restaurants, local markets, and cafes. Grab a cup of freshly brewed Guatemalan coffee before walking to work through the cobblestone colonial streets of this charming UNESCO World Heritage Center.

view from balcony of ruins and volcano in antigua

Your Neighborhood

Surrounded by lush forests and active volcanoes, Antigua is brimming with art and culture. Spend your lunch time indulging in delicious Guatemalan fare, and your free time exploring the city’s beautiful heritage sites. Our well-connected team can help you take exclusive side trips to Lake Atitlán and Tikal National Park, where you’ll enjoy breathtaking views.

Your home away from home

You will be staying in a comfortable private bedroom in a multiple bedroom apartment, house, or hotel. All accommodations are located in top neighborhoods and within a 25-minute walk of your coworking space. Accommodations are clean, secure, and include standard internet. Private apartments are available at an additional cost after booking.

Things You'll Experience in Antigua, Guatemala

Joshua de la Bastide
Meet our Antigua City Manager

Joshua de la Bastide

A former tour leader and musician for 25 years, Joshua is also a DJ and drummer originally from Panajachel in Lake Atitlan, Guatemala. He loves living in Antigua and sharing his insider tips for exploring the city with Remote Year travelers. His favorite Local Experiences are making pizzas with the hot caldera of an active volcano and visiting his hometown during our Lake Atitlan Side Trip. When in town, he recommends trying his favorite local dishes, tostadas with guacamole or pepian (chicken stew).

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