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What To Do In Antigua, Guatemala

Whether you are visiting Antigua for a few days, or few weeks there is no shortage of fun things to do, see, and explore! We've put together a list of the best things to do in Antigua to help guide you during your stay. Whether you are looking for healthy restaurants, quaint cafes for a great cup of coffee, yoga studios, bars, museums or historical sites, check out our map and recommendations for the best things to see and do in Antigua!

Guatemala Volcano Tours: Hike Acatenango and watch Volcan Fuego explode

CA Travelers

A trusted friend of The Purpose Hostel, we highly recommend CA Travelers and their team for any Volcano hikes on Vulcan Acatenango. We trust their experienced guides and also support their efforts to be Eco friendly and the support they give within their community. They also trained the first female guide ever to guide tourists on Acatenango.

They have an office within the hostel and their team is always happy to assist with any tour and shuttle services needed directly at the hostel.

Antigua Coffee Tours, Workshops, & Community Tourism, great experiences connecting travelers with our community

De la Gente Experiences

De la Gente (“From the People) Experiences works directly with local cooperatives and other small-holder coffee farmers to improve local quality of life of families and communities by creating economic opportunities. Through De la Gente’s community tourism, you get to personally connect with locals, learn their generational skills and support the community. These experiences are more than just tours, they bring people together.

Healthy Restaurants, Cafes, and Coffee in Antigua, Guatemala

Y Tu Pina Tambien

“Some 10 years ago, Y Tu Pina Tambien became established as the quaint neighborhood corner coffee shop and gathering place for good conversation. Located on the south east side of Antigua, Pina offers all day long breakfast, brunch, and all the good stuff in between. At Y Tu Pina you will find a tasty selection of Gluten Free pastries, smoothies, healthy lunch menu including sandwiches and salads, and drinks.” – Facebook



“At this small veggie cafe – sitting just the right side of hippie-dom – fresh organic ingredients are excitingly combined in soups, salads and drinks.

How about a kale, peanut butter and avocado smoothie?

For breakfast there’s quinoa porridge or banana and amaranth-seed pancakes, along with French-press coffee and numerous tea blends.” – Lonely Planet


Caoba Farms

Union Cafe & Juice Bar

Roots Juice Bar & Cafe

Amanecer Juice Bar & Cafe

Antigua’s Best Bars, Breweries and Places to Grab a Drink

Antigua Brewing Company

Cafe No Se

Popular Tourist Attractions Antigua Has to Offer

Cerro de la Cruz

Santa Catalina Arch

Health & Wellness in Antigua

Shakti Shala Yoga Studio

Earth Lodge Yoga & Retreats

Banks, ATMs, and Places to Get Cash

Cajero 5B ATM

Industrial Bank ATM

Spanish Schools & Places to Take Spanish Classes in Antigua

Spanish for Impact

Learn Spanish whilst having a positive Impact on the community through Spanish for Impact. A local social enterprise empowering our community directly

Spanish for Impact

Start your lessons on Skype before you get here and continue after you leave, as well as meet your teacher in person to continue learning in the hostel! Learn more