The ideal ten-day honeymoon getaway combining the historic highlights of Guatemala, with the warm waters and white sand beaches of San Pedro, Belize. Upon arrival in the charming colonial town of Antigua, you will immediately begin to relax, and sink into the Central American culture of good food and happy people. Enjoy a walking tour of the city, stopping at its Spanish colonial highlights, and enjoy a coffee tour at a nearby hacienda. Then jet to the Peten region in the north, where the temple sites left by the Mayan civilization are still the main attraction after centuries of disuse. Finally, fly to Belize, to spend three romantic nights on San Pedro island.
Today, you will be picked up at the airport and transferred to your hotel. (This service is on a private basis.)
Antigua is among the world’s best conserved colonial cities in the Americas. It is a magic and captivating small town that makes you feel time might have stopped 300 years ago. From its colonial architecture to its beautiful surroundings; strolling through town on the cobblestone streets, you will experience the splendors of ancient times! A few things you will find are art galleries and exhibits, coffee shops, amazing cuisine, cute little bars and much more.
After breakfast your guide will meet you at the lobby of your hotel for your tour in Antigua. See colonial architecture, fine arts, terracotta, ceramics, wooden sculptures, a great variety of traditional costumes and weavings. Find out the secrets of Antigua on this walking tour that will show you both architecture and flavor.The tour includes a visit to The Cathedral, San Francisco and La Merced. See breathtaking colonial monuments and find out why this city was the bustling center of the region for the Spaniards. Lunch is held in a local restaurant around Antigua. After lunch enjoy of a free afternoon exploring town on your own.
Today you will enjoy a coffee tour. After breakfast your driver will transfer you to a nearby hacienda for your coffee experience. Enjoy dinner at a local venue with superb food.
After your tour, you will be transferred to the airport in good time to board your flight to Flores.
Enjoy this morning at your leisure.
After lunch your guide will transfer you to Yaxhá Archaeological site for a beautiful sunset tour. You will have to depart the hotel at 2:00pm to be able to make it in time for sunset.
Yaxhá is an ancient ceremonial center of the Mayan civilization situated in the jungles of northern Guatemala. This site is an unforgettable spot to watch the sunset over the lake from atop of the tallest temple.
After the tour your guide will transfer you back to the hotel for dinner. (This service is on a private basis.)
After breakfast your tour guide will meet you at the lobby of your hotel and transfer you to Tikal National Park (45min). Your guide will show you the layout of the temples, architecture, history, some theories of why they disappeared and if you are lucky a few monkeys, parrots, macaws and toucans will be on site. After the tour enjoy lunch at a restaurant in the middle of the jungle.
City and ceremonial center of the ancient Maya civilization, Tikal became an important ceremonial center with the construction of major pyramids and temples. Its best years were the Late Classic Period (600-900AD). Tikal National Park contains some of the most fascinating archaeological remains of the ancient Maya Civilization. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1979, Tikal is Guatemala's most famous cultural and natural preserve. (This service is on a private basis.)
Today you will be transferred to the airport in good time to catch your flight to Belize City. Upon arrival, you will board your connecting flight to the island of San Pedro, off the coast of Belize.
Upon arrival on San Pedro, a driver will meet you and transfer you to your beach side accommodations for the next few tropical nights.
San Pedro is a bustling beach town located on the southern part of Ambergris Caye island. The island measures 25 miles long and 5 miles across at its widest point, creating a long and thin slice of land that is ideal for the most beach side access. The picturesque town boasts clear turquoise waters, soaring coconut palms and a laid back quality. The perfect base to explore the Belize Barrier Reef, this area affords plenty of opportunity to discover the wonders of the underwater world.
Enjoy this free time at your leisure.
Today, you will be picked up at your hotel and transferred to the airport. (This service is on a private basis.)
Located on a cobblestone quiet street, a few blocks from the main plaza, Posada del Angel occupies an original Spanish colonial casona where everything happens behind closed doors, only for guests who stay in its seven rooms around a central patio, a small lap pool, a romantic garden and a dramatic roof terrace overlooking Volcán Agua. Posada del Angel is traditional and elegant: each of the seven rooms is unique and has been designed with a color palette inspired by the famous wall textures all over La Antigua. Beds are covered with Mayan textiles made on backstap looms using the finest cottons and traditional indigenous techniques. Carved wood sculptures, hand hammered copper, ceramic and metal pieces, flowers and candles, are all part of a warm redish atmosphere that gets transformed into the most romantic setting after sun dawn.
Located in the Heart of the Maya World, minutes away from the magnificent Tikal, Uaxactún and Yaxhá ruins. You can experience the richness of the jungle at its best in Las Lagunas. Inspired by a Guatemalan visionary businessman who explored for 30 years the undomesticated rainforest of Peten, the property combines 200 acres of land, the comfort of a Boutique Hotel with its Private Reserve focused in the conservation of the native species of Guatemala.
Cast three miles off the Belizian coast, Cayo Espanto is a hyper-luxurious hideaway of butler-serviced villas with just seven exclusive villas on a private island trimmed with white sand beaches. Dip in and out of your very plunge in, lounge peacefully in a hammock between the palms, and leave it your dedicated houseman to ensure personalized comfort at every turn.
*Pricing is based on two persons traveling together, based on availability, subject to change.