A holiday rental home in Guatemala will put you close to gorgeous scenery, friendly people and beautiful beaches. There is so much to see and do that you will surely want to return again and again.
If you enjoy spending time in the out of doors then Guatemala is a perfect choice for a holiday. The beautiful beaches provide the backdrop for swimming, fishing, boating, diving and more. Lake Atitlan is a very large lake that also offers the chance to enjoy a variety of water-related activities. Stop by the colourful market places where you can get an idea of how goods have been bought and sold for hundreds of years. Several tours are also on offer. Participate in a volcano tour where you will go inside the crater of a volcano while your knowledgeable guide teaches you about how eruptions are predicted and more. Coffee tours and jungle tours are two examples of the other organised excursions that are very popular with those on holiday to Guatemala.
Museums, historic buildings and family attractions are just a few of the places to visit that you will find whilst on holiday to Guatemala. The Children?s Museum is home to many hands-on exhibits that encourage learning in visitors of all ages. Another family attraction is a wonderful zoo. Here you will see hundreds of animals and learn about the importance of protecting their natural habitats. The National Museum of Modern Art is home to the works of many contemporary artists. Some of the other museums in Guatemala are the National Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, the Natural History Museum and the Textile Museum. The Metropolitan Cathedral, which was completed in 1868, is one example of the historic architecture in Guatemala. Gorgeous botanical gardens provide a spot where you can stroll amongst thousands of plants and flowers, all of which have been artfully arranged.
The weather in the capital of Guatemala, Guatemala City, is warm throughout the year. Whilst there is little variation in the temperature, visitors should keep in mind that there is a rainy season and a dry season. The most rain occurs from May through October with between 150 and 295 mm per month. The least occurs from November through April. The year round average low temperature is between 13° and 17° C. The year round average highs are between 22° and 26° C.
There are several airports in Guatemala. Two of the largest are La Aurora International Airport (GUA) and Mundo Maya International Airport (FRS).