History and Hospitality in Antigua, Guatemala
Known for it’s impressive volcanic views and quaint cobbled streets, Antigua is a must visit place for anyone visiting Guatemala. Lined with pastel coloured houses, cute public squares and and historical landmarks, Antigua is seeped in rich history and traditions that are still withheld today. The city offers endless exploration of fantastic architectural structures, traditional handicrafts made by local women, and views that set your soul on fire.
To really get the most of your Antigua experience be sure to choose a bed and breakfast that reflects the gentle nature of the city. Casa Capuchinas does precisely that, offering a comfortable and memorable stay loaded with character and charm. But it’s the unbeatable hospitality that keeps guests returning time and time again. “It is where I always stay” said one guest, who loves the tranquility of Casa Capuchinas.
Casa Capuchinas is the perfect home away from home. This quaint bed and breakfast in the heart of Antigua surrounds you with local textiles, crafts, and antique furniture to create a truly memorable interior that’s perfect for putting your feet up after a long day of exploring. An open fire place inside your room invites you to cosy up with a good book and bask in the warm light of the flickering fire. If you’re there during rainy season, the pitter patter on the roof only adds to the experience. Shuttered windows open out onto the garden or offer a beautiful mountain view, allowing you to bring the fresh air and scents of the outside into your humble abode.
As a small bed and breakfast with only a handful of rooms, the friendly team at Casa Capuchinas welcome you each morning with a tasty breakfast served on the garden patio. Choose from local or western style meals that are served with tea or coffee, and a bowl of seasonal fruits.
The garden at Casa Capuchinas is immaculately tended, with bright flowers or all colours blooming all around creating a place of tranquility in the heart of the city, much in line with Antigua’s park culture. Loungers and benches offer a place to unwind and soak up the sun whilst taking in the sounds of the birds and butterflies that hum about the garden throughout the day. Hear the bells chime from the Iglesia de la Merced as the hours roll by with ease.
The location of Casa Capuchinas is among the best in Antigua. Only 300 metres from the famous Arco de Santa Catalina, the grand wooden gates to the bed and breakfast sit directly opposite the stunning Convento Capuchinas. Restaurants and bars can be found across the city, with the closest being less than a minute walk away. There are many local favourites in all corners of the town, including one that belongs to the owner of Casa Capuchinas.
If you’re looking for a place filled with charm, tradition and culture, look no further than Casa Capuchinas. It is the quintessential Guatemalan experience in the heart of Antigua, a true gem not to be missed.