When you join the Tikal program and community, you'll take part in a powerful month traveling through Antigua, Guatemala - one of the most beautiful and well-preserved colonial cities in Latin America. Surrounded by stunning views of volcanoes and colonial ruins, here you'll find lush nature, ancient history, and friendly locals around every beautiful corner.
Named after Tikal, an ancient city once home to one of the most powerful kingdoms of the Maya civilization, this program lets you live like a local in Guatemala with a community of remote professionals eager to step out of their comfort zone and embark on one of the most memorable months of their life.
Known as one of the most preserved and beautiful colonial cities, Antigua lets you enjoy dramatic views of volcanoes and colonial ruins at every turn.
As you stroll down the downtown city center, you’ll love the trendy cafes, rooftop bars and restaurants, and gorgeous plazas areas with outdoor festivities happening daily. Whether you are swinging on a hammock in a garden, enjoying a rich aromatic coffee, or marveling at the views that stretch beyond your rooftop, this magical city will truly take your breath away.
You’ll be staying within walking distance of the downtown city center. This safe, walkable neighborhood has co-working spaces, stores, cafes, restaurants, and entertainment all just outside your door.
You will be staying in private bedrooms within 2-3 bedroom apartments within walking distance from the workspace. You’ll love the great location, beautiful views, and close proximity to great restaurants, cafes, and bars around you. There may be options to upgrade to a private apartment after booking.
You are responsible for your flight to the Remote Year destination city and your flight out from the destination. You are also responsible for all visas and travel insurance needed. Meals are also not included.
Program sizes always vary, but we usually have between 25-40 people on each program.
Significant Other: Yes, we’d love to have your significant other sign up for the program too! If you are sharing a bedroom, you will both receive 20% off each monthly fee. After you pay your down payment, just send us a message here and we’ll send you discounted invoices,
Pets: We are not able to support pets on programs currently, but we are going to do our best to continue exploring this option and will update you in the future if it becomes viable.
The full policy around visitors in Remote Year accommodations varies per destination, accommodation, and the preferences of your roommate(s) (if you have one or more). The comfort and space for your visitor will vary greatly by accommodation, so it will be up to you to determine if your living space is sufficient for your visitor. Visitors must be approved by the Program Leader and roommates. When they can be accommodated, visitors can stay in Remote Year accommodations for a maximum of 3 nights of any single month.
We will be doing pickups from La Aurora International Airport in Guatemala City (GUA) airport at 2-3 scheduled windows within the day. We will share exact times during the onboarding process, but expect the window to be around 10am - 4pm.
Yes, after booking, you’ll receive an Onboarding survey to indicate your living preferences, food restrictions, and allergies.
Yes, you will always have wifi and workspace access.
We have access to local doctors, local health resources, and health services in close proximity.
We chose this destination because we think it’s a great time to be in this destination. Please keep updated on weather forecasts here.
We always work with our safety and security partner, International SOS, to determine the best destinations for each of our programs with your safety in mind.
Please reach out to Remote Year for all inquiries.