Guatemala is an intriguing
country to visit or in which to live. Whether you plan a vacation or a long term
stay, our information below will be useful to you. Guatemala boasts beautiful
weather, plenty of history and culture and friendly people. The food quality is
good, affordable and accessible. Medical care is excellent in Guatemala City,
with high quality available in other cities such as Xela and Antigua. Volunteer
opportunities are everywhere and there is a growing and influential Expat
We have listed here for you
a variety of hotels, restaurants, hospitals, doctors, clinics, Spanish schools,
volunteer opportunities, videos and useful links.
Ticabus - for bus travel through Mexico and Central America. Tours, hotels,
Antigua Taxi and
microbus service in and out of the country, 24 hour service, Hernan Vega, Cel:
502. 4534. 3651
There is a wide range of
lodging available in Guatemala, from hostels, working ranches, living in an
indigenous home to apartments, sublets, upscale spas, hotels, river lodging and
villas. Why limit your experience?
Hostal Casa M&M
rooms to rent per month and daily. Ner the park Bolivar. For people who
like tolive life near the Historical Center of Xela. Terrace with
beautiful view of mountains, kitchen, garage. 5th Avenue Calle 2-36 Zona
1, Quetzaltenango, Cerca del Parkque Bolivar Tels: 4873.9803 and
Casa Dona Mercedes Hostal,
6a Calle y 14 Avenida 13-42, Zona a,
Xela, Guatemala Tele: 5687. 3305 & 7765. 4687. Clean, safe and good
atmosphere. Full Kitchen, Wifi.
Apart-Boutique, 12 Avenida, 8-21, Zona 1, (a block from the central park)
Xela, Guatemala Tele: 502. 7765. 0616, email:
email@example.com The accommodation
features a cable flat-screen TV. Some units include a sitting area and/or patio.
There is also a kitchen, equipped with a dishwasher. A microwave, a refrigerator
and stovetop are also featured, as well as a coffee machine. Each unit has a
private bathroom with a bathtub or shower. Towels are provided.
Hostal de Don Pedrois
a four star hotel in the Historic Center in Guatemala City
located on 4 Avenida 3-25, Zona 1
Hostal Cafe City, located one
minute from the airport in Guatemala City. Free airport Shuttle, WIFI,
breakfast. Prvate Cabin Rooms at $15 per person, dormitory at $10 per person.
7a Avenida "A" 17-17, Zona 13, Aurora 1 Guatemala City, Tele: 4365. 8583,
located on 15 Calle "C" 7-35, Aurora I Zona 13, Guatemala City.
Tele: 502.2261.3116, 2261.3129 and 2261.2781. Free transport to and from
airport, Cable TV, Wifi, bar, continental breakfast.
Hostal Los Faroles
located 2 minutes from the airport in Guatemala City at 8a
Avenida 17-74 Aurora, I, Zona 13. Tele: 4740.3796 and 2261.2963 Rooms
start at $9.99, hot water, large parking lot.
Antano Hotels, located
Guatemala City offering comfortable rooms, Junior Suites and standard
rooms, Breakfast, WIFI, patios. Five minutes from airport. Weekly and monthly
rates available. Tele: 502.2334.6121. 4a Avenida "A" 13-74, Zona 9.
Casa Santorinilocated 1
minute from the airport on 7a Avenida "A", 17-17, Aurora I Zona 13,
Guatemala City, free shuttle. Tele: 502.2261.2766. Cellular: 4365.8583.
Hotel Casa Rustica 6th
Ave Norte #8 Antigua, Guatemala Tele: 7832-3709 / 7832-0694 1 block from Central
Park, website www.casarusticagt.com
Directly behind Parque Central, Private Bath, Cable TV, WiFi, Kitchen, Comfy
Large Screen TV Lounge, Airport pickup, Laundry, Bag Storage, Billards, Coffee
by the Front Desk, 2 Gardens and 3 Terraces with Views.
Antigua Rentals and Services, Office:
5 Avenida Sure Final #36. Office: #6A Antigua, Guatemala. Tele: 502.
7832. 4779. Houses and apartments for rent by the day, week, month. Fully
equipped, wifi, Cable TV. Properties for different budgets, located in and
around Antigua, House rentals in all of Guatemala.
A Place to Stay Hotel, 5a
Calle Poniente #42, Callejon Landivar, La Antigua, Guatemala, Tele: 7832.
rooms, shared rooms, kitchen, Cable TV, Wifi, DVD, laundry breakfast, purified
Hotel Panchoy, 1a Avenida Norta
5-A La Antigua, Guatemala, Tele: 502. 5201. 7468/ 7832.1020 / 7832. 0937.
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equipped rooms by the day, week, or month. Cable TV, Safety box, mini Bar.
Posada El Antano, 6a Avida Nort
#36, La Antigua, Guatemala Tele: 7832. 7351. & 7832. 0134, 11 comfortable
rooms w/fireplace, volcano view. Restaurant, terrace, Internet, Parking, special
Real Plaza Hotel, 9a Calle
Poniente #40, La Antigua, Guatemala. Tele: 502. 7832. 2239 - 42.
Tabi House, Callejon del
Hermano Pedro#12, La Antigua, Guatemala. Tele: 4570. 8065. Email:
email@example.com Great views,
colonial style, garden, Wifi, 4 blocks from Central Park, very quiet,
Lake Atitlan Spa
offers custoized personal retreats for body, mind, spirit. 100% off-grid,
private boat only access. 5 star accommodations and affordable elegance.
Innovative Avesa Quantum Spa Treatments. All inclusive Wellness Programs with
delicious food. Website:
La Casa Rosa Hotel &
Restaurante, Santa Cruz, La Laguna, Tele: 5803. 2531, / 5416. 1251, /
firstname.lastname@example.org Lake front, private doc, hot water, beautiful
garden, sauna. Asian food and happy hour.
La Posadada de Don Jose
Up from the day market 2a Avenida, Calle Principal 3-49, Zona 1
Panajachel. Tele: 502. 7762. 2176 or 7762. 2630 / 31 or /33. Clean rooms,
Los Arboles Apart-Hotel,
Avenida de los Arboles 0-42, Zona 2, Panajachel, Atitlan Tele: 502. 762.
0544 / 45 / 47 / 48 email:
email@example.com Apartments with kitchenettes, laundry available,
solarium, Cable TV
North & South
bookstore, 8a Calle & 15 Avenida, 13-77, Zona 1. Xela,
Guatemala, Tele 7761. 0589. Literature travel guides, maps, postcards,
Spanish textbooks, organic coffee.
Lounge & Galeria de Arte, Home made cakes and desserts, exotic juice
smoothies and flavored hot chocolates. Located between Central Park and
the Municipal Theater, 2a Calle, 13-30 Zona 1, Xela. Open Wed -
Sunday, afternoons and evenings.
Cafe Especial de
Guatemala offers courses in coffee production and exportation,
producing 100% organic Fair Trade coffee. Xela, Guatemala, Tele:
7765.0623 or Email firstname.lastname@example.org
for free home delivery or for more information about products, tours and
architecture in Main Plaza, Xela
Cafe Im Sut offers the
best coffee in Quetzaltenango. Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner,
drepes, hamburgers and lunch specials. WIFI available, rooms for rent. Open
daily 7 am to 7 pm. 4a Calle 9-42, Zona 1, one block from the park. Tele:
Bistro 5 Home made
pasta, bistro cuisine. Sunday brunch. Antigua. 4th Calle Oriente #7,
Tele: 7832. 5510.
Little hole-in-the-wall. Relax with a cold beer and some awesome tacos. The fish
tacos are a house specialty. 6th Calle Oriente, #21. Antigua. Tele: 7832.
Cafe Condesa InsideCasa del Conde, West side of the central park, Antigua. Daily
seasonal specials. Tele: 7832.0038 Email:
Cafe No Se Pizza, beer
on tap, Live music, guaranteed fun. 1st Avenue between 5th and 6th Calles.
Cafe Sky The best
rooftop terrace view in Antigua, Guatemala, International, Guatemala & Mexican
Cuisine. 1a Avenida Sur #15,
La Antigua, Guatemala, Tele: 7832. 7300 Email:
Casa Escobar Steak House
located at 6ta Avenida Norte, #3 La Antigua, Guatemala. Tele:
7832.5250 2nd location La Majadas, Tele: 2474.2508
Chocolate workshops, cacao tours, cafeteria, free museum and factory.
4a Calle Oriente #14, La Antigua Guatemala, Tele 502. 7832. 4520 Email:
Guatemala@ChocoMuseo.com Sun - Th
10:30 am - 6:30 pm, Fr - Sat 10:30 am 7:30 pm
Cheers Sports Bar
offers the best buffalo wings in Guatemala, big screen TV, pool tables, darts.
Open daily located in Guatemala City
on13 Calle 0-40, Zone 10, Tele: 2368.2089
Circus Bar, 4a Calle Oriete #10,
Casa Antigua El Jaulon, 2nd floor, Tele: 7832. 1033 & 7832. 0597.
Como Como Open air
garden seating or bar with fireplace. Menu is creative French/Belgian, fish,
poultry, beef. 6th Calle between 4th and 5th. Tele: 7832. 0478. Antigua.
VIDEO - Let Antigua into Your Heart
You have never seen Antigua like this! I heard from a
native here, that the best way to see Antigua is to wander. "Take your time and
go through the small streets. People are friendly. Say hello. Let Antigua into
El Sabor del Tiempo,
Shrimp, rabbit, steaks, pasta, burgers. Calle del Arco y 3a Calle esquina. Tele:
502. 7832. 0516, Antigua, Guatemala.
El Viejo Cafe - French Bakery 6a Av. y 3a Calle Esquina No. 12, Antigua,
Guatemala. Tele: 502. 7832. 1576 or 7832. 1588 Email:
email@example.com Good coffee, great
Deli foods, take away, garden setting for meals. 3a Avenida Norte #11 "B" La
Antigua, Guatemala. Tele: Store: 7832. 5545, Restaurant reservations: 7832.
5522. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Fridas, Cocina Mexicana &
Bar, Home Delivery, Pool Lounge. Calle Del Arco #29, just south of the arch. Antigua,
Guatemala,Tele: 7832. 1296.
Hops and Tales Craft
beer by the bottle and on tap. Wings and Nachos. Beer O'Clock happy hour 4-7
p.m. 3a Calle Oriente #19D between 1st and 2nd Avenidas. Antigua.
Kafka One of the best
music venues in town. Fantastic comfort food. 3rd Calle Poniente #4 between 4th
and 5th Avenidas, Antigua. Tele: 7832. 7790.
La Canoa Restaurant &
Sports Bar, 5th Calle Poniente #6, La Antigua, Guatemala, Tele: 7832.
La Taverna Like
conversation? Beat the crowds. Inside La Fuente, 4a Calle Oriente, Tele: 7832.
Lava Terrace Bar & Gourmet
Burgers 4ta. Avenida Norte #3 La Antigua, Guatemala
Mono Loco THE place to watch sports in
Antigua. Tuesday is ladies night. 5th Avenue between 5th and 6th. Tele:
Ni-fu Ni-fa Steak House
Parrilla Argentina, 3a Calle Oriente #21, La Antigua Tele: 7832.
6579. Live Music every Sunday, Delivery available.
Ocelot Blues and Jazz
Joint, menu de tapas, prime local haunt. 4ta Avenida Norte #3,
between 3rd and 4th. La Antigua. Amazing
open 7 days a week, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. 5a Calle Poniente #6, Antigua,
Guatemala, Tele: 7832.6533. In Guatemala City diagonal 6 16-23, Zona 10,
Comercial La Villa Locales 2Y3, Tele: 2263. 1819 & 2263. 1827 Also Carretera Al
Salvador, km 15.5, Condado Concepcio Fase I, local #21 Tele: 6634. 7077 Open
Monday - Saturday 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
VIDEO - Faces of Guatemala It's about the people. Much about a person can be seen - or at least
imagined - by peering into their faces. Come take a look, into some Faces of
Panza Verde Stunningly
beautiful ambiance. Bar, lounge, reflecting pool. Perfect for anniversaries and
birthdays. Excellent service. Tapas on the Terrace on weekends. Saturday concert
series in La Cuerva. Antigua. 5th Avenue South #19. Tele: 7832. 2925
Beauty Salon - Salon de
Belleza y Spa Avenida de los Arboles next to the Circus Bar, Panajachel.
Tele: 502. 5958. 7722 or 3497. 9033 Email:
Circus Bar and Restaurant
on Avenida de los Arboles. Open noon to midnight. Live music. Take out Tele:
502. 5503. 0708 Tele to restaurant: 502. 7762. 2056, Panajachel.Website:
email@example.com Great pizzas,
Tecno Mundo Everything
for your computer including repairs. Panajachel: Avenida Santander 4-05
Local B. Zona 2, Tele: 502. 7762. 0841. Solola: 7 Avenida 9-05 Zona 2,
Tele: 502. 7762. 5251. Santiago, Atitlan: 3 A Avenida 2-09 Zona 3, Tele:
502. 7721. 7995
Final Calle Santander, Panajachel. Great Italian food and fresh dishes,
meats, pastas, chicken, fish. Tele: 502. 7762. 1051 or 5515. 5252 Email:
San Juan La Laguna
El Artesano Vinos y QuesosExcellent and famous Wine and Cheese bar. Reservations only. Open Monday -
Friday Noon to 4pm. Tele: 502. 4555. 4773 or 3028. 4351
San Pedro La Laguna
Cafe Pequenos Pecados
Restaurante Ricardo Lelli and Antonella Bacchetti own a small Italian
Restaurant with excellent food. Check it out. 8a Calle 4-020 Zona 2, San
Pedro La Laguna. Email:
firstname.lastname@example.org Tele: 502. 3031. 4713. Try the specials.
Lole's Place Restaurant On the main street in San Pedro La Laguna.
Wendy Alamilla & Hugo Cobra own this quaint restaurant. Great for breakfast.
Open early. Tele: 502. 4950. 3109 or 4702. 2566.
Vida/Health for Life! On the main
street in San Pedro La Laguna. Kurt French owns this well stocked health
food store. Tele: 502. 5457. 2608 or 804. 833. 8982. Email:
Rooms with private and public bathrooms, hot water. Located in Santiago Atitlan.
Tele: 502. 4286. 3699 or 5590. 7980. Owned by Diego Pablo Coquix.
Computer Repair 8th
Avenue 7-63, Zona 2 Solola, Telephone: 5012.7933
Computer Repair 4ta
Calle 19-48, Zona 1 Xela. Tele: 7761.4396
Computer Repair Av. De
Los Arboles, El Pueblito Local No.1 Panajachel, Cell: 4274. 5467 Tele/Fax
7762. 1759 email: email@example.com
Speak with Alvaro Buch, English spoken.
Reliable Taxi Driver
Hernan in Antigua Tele:4534. 3651
Reliable Taxi Driver Cesar
in Antigua Tele: 4019. 2407
La Reunion luxury private residences
located 10 miles from Downtown Antigua. Golf course open to the public.
Car rental, club rental, driving range, golf packages. 18 hole, Par 72,
7,275 yards. Tele: 502.7873.1424
Medical - Hospitals, Doctors, Clinics
When traveling outside your home country, it can be very disconcerting to have a
serious medical issue. We offer you links to two stories of our personal
experience with excellent medical care in Guatemala. We also offer other
relevant information on this topic. Take advantage of what we know!
Diagnosticas Oculares, S.A. 10 Calle 3-01, Zona 14 Tele: 502. 2337. 2338
Tele: 502. 2337. 0274 Email:
firstname.lastname@example.orgGuatemala City, Guatemala. Henry Ramirez
speaks English Open M-F Saturday, 7-10 am Everything for the eyes, including
Casa de los Angeles A
memory care residence, comprehensive care. Address: Aldea Choacorral, San Lucas
Sacatepequez Km 25.5 Guatemala, Centro América, Phone: (305) 320-3790 (502)
Centro Visual G & G
operating room, clinics and optical infirmary. Dr. Jose R. Golcher and Dra.
Dalia de Golcher. Located 4a Avenida Sur Final #1, Antigua, Guatemala,
Tele: 7832.6554 and 4431.4822
Clinicas de la Cruz 3a Avenida
Norte #11A Tele: 502. 7832.0125 and Blvd. Los Proceres 18 Calle, 24-69 Zona 10,
Torre 1 Of 10-07 Empresarial Zona Pradera, Antigua, Guatemala,Tele: 502. 2261.
6875. Implants, cosmetic dentistry, root canals, laser bleaching, custom
dentures, crowns and bridges. Jore E. De La Cruz, DDS, P.C.
Clinica y Optica Santa
Lucia, Rodolfo Laparra, M.D., 5a Calle Poniente #28, La Antigua,
Guatemala, Tele: 7832.7945 English spoken. Monday - Saturday
Clinicas Ovalle group of
professionals specializing in all dental areas located 2a Avenida Norte #3,
La Antigua, Guatemala. Tele: 7832. 0275
Manel Antonio Samayoa 3a, Calle P. #13, half a block from the market near Ban
Rural, Antigua, Guatemala, Tele:
5306.5610 or 7832. 4854
Hospital Nacional Pedro de
Bethancourt, San Felipe de Jesus, Antigua, Guatemala, Tele: 7831. 1319 to
Clinicas Medicas San
Sebastian, 5 Avenida Calle Poniente #44, La Antigua, Guatemala.
Internal Medicine and Electrocardiograph clinic. Doctora Rosa Julia Chiroy
Munoz, Tele: 7832. 7019, Cell: 5723. 0780 Email:
Farmacias GalenoOpen 24
hours every day of the year. Free home delivery 6 a.m. - 10 p.m.. Avenida El
Desengano, Casa 6-A, Antigua, Guatemala. Tele: 7832. 4747 or 4805. 7228
or 4805. 8914
Archway in Antigua
Maxillofacial Centre, Dr. Luis Ramirez, DDS, OMFS, located at 4th Avenue
North No 41B, Antigua, Guatemala Tele: 7832. 9440 and 7832.6002.
Optyma Vision y Moda,
Dra. Paulina Castejon, Avenida El Desenganoem #33, La Antigua,
Guatemala,Tele: 7882. 4281 and 7823.3000 Email:
email@example.com Prescription glasses, optical services, contact
lenses, eye disease treatment, eye surgery, certified botox.
Plastic Surgery Dr. Milton Solis, located on Blvd. Vista Hermosa 25-19,
Multimedica Of. #1101, Zona 15, Antigua, Guatemala, Tele: 5511.4163
Santa Lucia Emergency
Medical Clinics and Diagnostics, Calzada Santa Lucia Sur #7, Antigua.
Tele: 7832. 3122, 7832. 5789
Xela, Guatemala City
Clinicas Dentales Profesionales
in Xela offers cosmetic dentistry, esthetic fillings, root canals,
orthodontics, whitening, implants, crowns, dental bridges, emergencies,
general cleaning Located Zone 3, 17 Avenida 4-42, First Floor Office 7, Zone 1,
3a Calle 12-61, a few feet away from The Black Cat. Tele: 7767.2707 / 5608.8572
(English) email :
Surgery, Reconstructive Hand Surgery - Dr. Juan Carlos Galindo in
Guatemala City. Edificio Sixtino, 6ta Avenida 6-63, Zona 10, Tele: 502.
2269. 7071 or 2269.7072 or 2269. 7073 or 2269. 7074. Cell: 5202. 6280 Email:
JCGalindo firstname.lastname@example.org or
JCGalindo57@yahoo.comThis was the
hand surgeon Akaisha used for her hand accident.
Highly recommended. Speaks English.
Chamber Therapy - Licda. Ana Lucky Potrillo, Edificio Sixtino, 6ta Avenida
6-63 Zona 10. Guatemala City, Tele: 2269. 7259 or 5208. 5515 or 5472.
Centro de Cirugía
Bucal, Maxiofacial e implantes dentales, Dr. Alex
Villela, Zona Pradera, Torre 1, of. 606, Boulevard Los
Proceres, Zona 10, Guatemala City. Tele: 2261.
7007. Emergencias: 5709. 1843
Dr. Jose C. Jacobs, specialist endodontics Avenida
Las Americas 7-12, Zona 3 Oficina 408, Torre Pradera
Quetzaltenangeo, Guatemala, C.A. email:
email@example.com Celular 502. 4016.
3918 Tele: 502. 7930. 4362 Speaks English
Atitlab, Centro de
Analisis, Final Santander, 5-38, zona 2, Panajachel, Lab for blood
tests, blood bank. Mon-Fri. 7am to 5 pm. Dra. Magda Teresa Catalina Flores
Lopez. Tele: 502. 4935. 8173, 502. 4259.7177 email:
Central de Salud, on
Calle Principal, up towards La Dispensa. You can walk in here for free for
services. There are free acupuncture sessions given by Diane Dreyfus, who often
brings in international doctors to help with the locals. Contact her on her
to ask about her free Hornadas and clinics.
Clinica Dental Dra. Luisa La Guardia Garcia, Calle Santander, Zone 2, Centro
Comercial Plaza Atitlan Loca 23 & 24. Panajachel. Tele: 502. 7762. 1220
Emergencies: 502. 5475. 3061. Email:
firstname.lastname@example.org English spoken.
Clinica Medica de Ginecologia y Obstetricia Luz Y Vida, M-F 9 am - 7 pm
Saturday, 9 am - 1 pm, 24 hour emergency phone: Tele 4154.9478 and 7762.4709,
0-374 Avenida Venancio Barrios Zona 2, Solola.
Dental Shalom 11 Calle 7-45 zona 2 de Solola M-F 8 am - 6 pm,
Emergency phone 5618.0357, 5215.4122
Dental Surgery Dr. Carlos Rodolfo Garcia Garcia. Panajachel near La
Dispensa. Tele: 502. 4148. 3072. or 5514. 3107. Monday through Friday 8:00
a.m. to Noon, 3:00 p.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday, 7a.m. to 2 p.m.
Dentist Yadira Kastillode Gonzalez, 2nd Ave. 2-36 Zone 1, Barrior Norte in
front of Veterinary Hospital, Solola, 7762. 6231
Clinica Dental Solola, 7th Avenue 8-48, zona 2, Solola. Emergency
phone 5416.5369. Hours M-F 8 am - 12 pm and 2pm - 5pm. Saturday 7:30 a.m. 11:30
Zully Arroyave, Internal medicine, Sanatorio Philippe Pinel, 5a Calle 7-48, Zona
2, Solola, Tele: 7762. 3294.
Anabella F. Perez Consuegra, General Medicine & Natural, 0 Calle 2-94, Zona 4,
Barrio Jucanya, Tele: 5526. 9099
Laboratoria Clinico Biotolico, Licda. Kenia Maria Caballeros Barragan, Calle
Principal, Callejon Maria Cruz local 6C, Panajachel. Telefax: 502. 7762. 6268, Website:
email@example.com Panajachel. In SOLOLA: 7a Avenida 11-52 Zona
2, Tele: 502. 7762. 4869 Telefax: 502. 7762. 3303.
and more, Marta Lynd-Atlan, East West Center, San Marcos, Tele: 5521.
3059, Acupressure, Teishin and Moxa, abdominal massage, back treatments.
Farmacias Galeno Panajachel, Calle Principal 0-00 Zona 2 (right next to
Pollo Campero at the traffic light) tele: 7762. 0867. Will deliver your order to
your home, 6am to 10pm - open 24 hours, every day. Website:
PanaMed Clinicas de Especialidades (tele: 4224. 2648) just moved to the
other side of La Dispensa Familiar, on a side street. Tuk tuks know where it is. Panajachel. Dra.
Juarez (speaks English) Gynaecologist, Dr. Carlos Cunningham, chiropractor,
Naturopath, Tele: 7762. 0281. Internal medicine, Dra. Clara Cabrera, tele:
3006. 1428. Ask about other services provided in Clinic, since it seems to be
fluid. Open Monday through Saturday.
Concierge Services, International Insurance
Guatemala Medical Travel
brings the most highly skilled surgeons, doctors and dentists of
Guatemala together with patients from America, and other countries, who
are seeking a more cost-effective solution to their medical needs. A
treatment referral and travel agency, Guatemala Medical Travel will help
you maintain your bills at 60-80% less than normal US prices and help
you will all details including accommodation, translation, transfer of
funds, tour guides and all personal services.
HTH Worldwide gives you quotes for international health insurance
covering inside and outside the U.S. Plans include the Global citizen
for crew ship members or missionaries, or Global Citizen Expat. View
benefits, get a quote.
International Health Insurance IHI
was one of the first insurance companies in the world to offer international
insurance plans. Over the last 30 years IHI has introduced more new products
than any of the competitors including preventative services, health consulting
services and online solutions for the convenience of their customers. Both
healthcare insurance and travel insurance.
Asociacion Pop Wuj One-on-one Spanish instruction in a spectacular setting and
the opportunity to help the people of Guatemala while you learn. Regular
Immersion Program, social work and Medical Spanish Program. volunteer
opportunities available. Located at 1a Calle 17-72, Zona 1 Quetzaltenango,
Telefax: 502. 7761.8286.
Escuela de la Montana located one hour
west of Xela
provides 4 hours daily of one-on-one Spanish instruction, comfortable lodging in
the main building of the school, 3 meals a day with families of neighboring
communities and daily activities such as conferences, visits to nearby
communities and nature hikes. Contact Projecto Linguistico, Quetzalteco de
Espanol, 5a Calle 2-40, Zona 1, Quetzaltenango. Tele: 7763.1061. Email:
Headquarters provides safe, quality and extremely affordable
volunteering programs abroad in developing countries all over the world.
Each year they place over 4000 people into their programs abroad and
they have a wide range of volunteer travel opportunities. Volunteers can
choose to work on projects for various periods of time ranging anywhere
from one day to six months.
Lemonade International Volunteer in Guatemala. Education, health
access and job creation are imperative to providing sustainable
solutions for the children and families who live in this country. this
organization impacts the lives of more than 350 children every year,
along with a thriving church community, a construction workshop, a
microfinance program, and a safe home, providing a refuge for abandoned,
abused and neglected children.
Starfish One by One
empowers young women through education and mentorship to become leaders
in their community. They invest in the education of rural Mayan
adolescent girls who otherwise would have no education beyond 6th grade.
Studies show that the educated girl transforms herself, her family, her
community, and her world.
Lax Travel Antigua Travel
Agency, 3a Calle Poniente #12 Esquina, La Antigua, Guatemala. Tele:
7832. 1621 & 7832. 2674. Email:
firstname.lastname@example.org You won't find better airfares than ours! Wholesale
Emergency Contact Numbers
Nacional Civil) 110
Local Police: (Policia
Nacional Civil, Xela) 7765.4994 or 7761.0042 or 7761.2746
Red Cross: (Cruz Roja)
(Asistur) 1500, 2421.2810
Travel - El
Maya ruins at
Transportes del Sol - daily departures to El Salvador 7:30 a.m.
Executive Service $28 - (o/w) Conexion to Nicaragua $72 - (o/w) Offices &
reservations: Hotel Crowne Plaza, Guatemala City. Tele: 502. 4145. 2652 & 2322.
Capricho Beach House- start
your trip in El Salvador at one of the country's best beaches: Barra de
Santiago. Just 3 hours from Antigua, Guatemala via Esquintla. Pristine beaches,
surf, turtles, mangroves, in a nature reserve. Tele: 503. 7981. 4517.