Best places in Guatemala

Discover the best places in Guatemala, curated using our unique algorithm blending 'Top Rated' and 'Most Reviewed' establishments. Uncover the city's gems and must-visit locales for an unforgettable experience. Please note that certain places categories are intentionally excluded to ensure a refined selection. Ratings are based from 8.5K places in the country.

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Tikal National Park
National park
Expansive jungle setting featuring Mayan temples & ceremonial ruins dating to 900 BCE.
4.90 (7.7K reviews)
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Templo IV, Tikal
Historical landmark
Visitors can climb this Mayan pyramid, built ~741 CE & the tallest of its kind, for sunrise views.
4.90 (1.5K reviews)
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Comedor La Cabaña
👍👍 “Tuve una experiencia maravillosa en Comedor La Cabaña. La comida era deliciosa y auténtica, con una variedad de platillos que satisfacen todos los gustos. El servicio fue excepcional, el personal fue amable y atento en todo momento. Además, el ambiente del restaurante era acogedor y me hizo sentir...
4.90 (926 reviews)
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Las Lagunas Boutique Hotel
Posh rainforest hotel offering relaxed suites in wood bungalows, plus chic dining & an outdoor pool.
4.90 (888 reviews)
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The Great Jaguar Tikal
Historical landmark
World Heritage Site featuring a storied temple of architectural & archaeological importance.
4.90 (882 reviews)
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Xetulul Theme Park
Amusement park
This amusement park features roller coasters & reproductions of famous world landmarks.
4.80 (15.9K reviews)
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Hotel Panisté
Casual suites & apartments, some with forest views, plus a heated infinity pool & a restaurant.
4.80 (13.8K reviews)
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Santa Catalina Arch
Tourist attraction
Colorful landmark archway dating to the 1600s & topped by a clock built in the 1800s.
4.80 (13.4K reviews)
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Bonito Ramen
👍👍 THE BEST RAMEN IN THE COUNTRY HAND DOWN. I am a Ramen lover, I try ramen everywhere I go in the world. Michelin Rated… u name it! but this one is one of the best, if not the best I’ve ever had. The owner spent over a year working himself at a ramen shop in Japan and brought not only the ingredients...
4.90 (814 reviews)
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Los Hostales Del IRTRA
😐 Very expensive for what they offer, taking into account that the facilities are hardly used by visiting Xocomil and Xetulul! But they have nice environments for adults!
4.80 (8.7K reviews)
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Basilica of Esquipulas
This large Roman Catholic church is known for its Baroque architecture & image of a Black Christ.
4.80 (7.5K reviews)
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IRTRA Retalhuleu
Resort hotel
👍👍 IRTRA is its own world within Guatemala. The grounds are extensive and almost obsessively maintained to perfection. All staff are consistently friendly. Pools and hotels are also extremely well maintained. Prices for food and services are completely reasonable. Salon and massage services are high qu...
4.80 (5.9K reviews)
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Wyndham Garden Guatemala City
👍👍 I love the heights. So my room choice made it more memorable in adventure. Guatemala should get more such 5star hotels 🏨 for us travellers.
4.80 (5K reviews)
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Semuc Champey Natural Monument
Nature preserve
Lush, tropical park known for its sweeping jungle views, numerous caves & swimming holes.
4.80 (4.3K reviews)
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Hyatt Centric Guatemala City
Polished hotel featuring a rooftop outdoor pool & tapas bar, plus a restaurant & a sports lounge.
4.80 (1.9K reviews)
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Casa Escobar
Steak house
😠 Food here is super expensive and mine was fatty and tasteless. I had the steak it was around I want to say $26 which is a hell of a lot of money in Guatemala. And the steak was infested with gobs of fat on the side and they didn't give me the correct cut. Sizzler has better steak! I had the potato s...
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4.80 (1.5K reviews)
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Lake Atitlán
Scenic crater lake featuring lodging & eco-tours, plus hiking to the top of Atitlán volcano.
4.80 (1.3K reviews)
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27 Adentro
Nuevo Latino restaurant
👍👍 Highly recommend this place. The food, the view, the owners are super friendly. The environment in the restaurant is super peaceful and relaxing. Would visit again if I go to Guatemala again. :)
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4.90 (507 reviews)
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The Lost World
Archaeological site
Elaborate Mayan complex dating back to CE 250, aligned astronomically & including Great Pyramid.
4.90 (505 reviews)
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TIKAL National Park
National park
575 sq km of jungle terrain with thousands of ancient Maya structures, including the city of Tikal.
4.80 (1.1K reviews)
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