Unique and Unusual Things to Do in Guatemala

While many tourists overlook Guatemala in favour of neighbouring Belize and Mexico, there are enough fascinating and unusual things to do in Guatemala to keep you occupied for weeks. 

The workshop starts with an overview of the history of chocolate, and then gets into the fun part.

Make chocolate in Antigua Guatemala

The Tikal archaeological site is huge. The 100-square-mile city is still largely unexplored because of the dense El Petén jungle that still surrounds it.

Explore the Maya ruins of Tikal

The half-day class is run by a local woman, Anita, and takes place in her home in the village of San Pedro La Laguna.

Take a cooking class in San Pedro la Laguna

The restaurant itself is located on a high mountainside with spectacular views of Antigua Guatemala and two volcanos.

Dine at Tenedor del Cerro

The weekly Friday market is one of the largest and most authentic in the whole country.

Explore the market in San Francisco El Alto

Guatemala has been one of the best places in Latin America to learn Spanish for more than 30 years now!

Learn Spanish in Guatemala

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