Translated in Spanish as 'La Azotea Cultural Center', the Cultural Center Roof of Antigua is a fantastic place to stop by when touring around Guatemala.
Just a short distance from the city of Antigua and in the town of Jocotenango, this attraction includes an equestrian club, an on-site restaurant and three museums offering visitors information on the ancient customs and culture of Antigua.
One of the oldest cities in the Americas, Antigua is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and an ideal base for exploring many of Guatemala’s most famous attractions.
century Antigua, the picture you see is Hotel Soleil La Antigua.
All of the essentials for disappearing into a romantic Guatemalan embrace are here – magnificent colonial architecture and décor, terra cotta roofs, ornate wrought iron balconies and tranquil courtyards with stone fountains and exotic plants.
On the third floor there is a roof top terrace with the best view of the Agua, Fuego and Acatenango Volcanoes which surround the valley.
You will be met at your hotel reception by your private guide to begin your half day walking tour of Antigua.
Generally in indigenous areas, most local women wear a calf-length skirt, but it’s fine for foreigners to wear trousers or knee-length short pants.
By the coast or around a hotel pool, sunbathing in a swimsuit is perfectly acceptable, though it’s best to keep your bikini top on.
The earthquake of 1773 (as well as a few others) destroyed many of the old churches leaving ruins that make amazing backdrops for photos.
Antigua is the most popular destination in Guatemala but towns off Lake Atitlán and Flores (near the Tikal ruins) are close runner ups.
Located minutes from Antigua’s Parque Central and steps from the Cathedral’s bustling craft market, Hotel Soleil La Antigua offers an intimate retreat.
180 guest rooms and suites are arranged among lush gardens, tennis courts and three heated swimming pools.
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