Friends of Casa de la Iguana.....
Quetzalroo - Welcome to Guatemala! Locally owned, and bursting with information and pride, Quetzalroo is the place to begin (or end) your fabulous journey in this incredible country.
The Terrace Hostel - Brand new boutique hostel in the centre of Antigua with budget prices and an excellent rooftop bar and grill. Explore the colonial city by day; sip on a cold beer, lava-watch Volcan Fuego at sunset; and party all night!
Earth Lodge - get off the backpacker trail and hide out a few days in this scenic mountain lodge. Dorms, a treehouse, private rooms, a bar, movie room, games, books, great food and even better views. What more could you want?!
SEMUC / LANQUIN
Zephyr Lodge - Located on the best looking hill in Lanquin, Zephyr has beautiful accommodation, a fantastic restaurant, a wood fire pizza oven, a well stocked bar, 2 dogs and absolutely fantastic views. PLUS the lovely people there can help you organise amazing trips to Semuc Champey and the Bat Caves, river tubing and hikes.
La Iguana Perdida - Lake Atitlan, one of the most beautiful places on earth. Swim or kayak, study Spanish with local teachers, hike to waterfalls, volcanic peaks and neighboring Mayan villages, have a sauna or massage, or simply lie in a hammock and enjoy doing nothing at all.
TIKAL / FLORES
Los Amigos - Often referred to as the secret garden of Flores, Los Amigos is a little slice of paradise and the perfect place to reach the magnificent ruins at Tikal. Swing on hammocks, chill in the lush garden, listen to funky beats from the restaurant and bar.