Just half a block from Central Park, Mono Loco is a great spot to watch the game over a drink or three. Big nachos, big screen TV and cold beer. 5ta. Avenida Sur No. 6.
Cafe No Se
Something of a favourite among long-term ex-pats, this lively little bar boasts great food, live music, and all the mezcal you can drink. 1ra. Avenida Sur 11c.
This hostel is one of the most comfortable in Antigua, with convenient access to Cafe No Se, comfortable beds, great prices and an AMAZING breakfast. 1ra. Avenida Sur No. 8
One of the oldest cafes in Antigua, Rainbow Cafe has amazing food at reasonable prices, plus they have live music every night. Try the Egg's Florentine and the amazing coffee. 7ma Avenida Sur, No. 8
A stylish French Bistro located in the heart of Antigua. This place is worth the splurge; try the wedge salad, the potstickers or the Egg's Benedict for Sunday Brunch. 4a. Calle Oriente, No. 7
Old Town Outfitters
The number one adventure tour company in town. Provides volcano tours, mountain biking, hiking and kayaking. Also sells equipment and rents bikes. Go there to use a free phone to call Earth Lodge or to wait for your pick up. 5a. Ave Sur, No. 12C
Global Surf Guatemala
Surf school offering day trips to the Guatemalan coast and longer trips to the beaches of El Salvador. They also organize tours and sell surfing gear. 4ta. Calle Poniente, No. 16A
As Green As It Gets
NGO that provides coffee farmers and local businesses with training and support that enable them to create profitable, marketable products, thereby allowing them to improve their quality of life and help their communities in an environmentally and economically sustainable way.
Garden restaurant and delicatessen serving healthy food for healthy people: sandwiches, salads, sushi, pastas and desserts. Lots of vegetarian and organic options. 6a. Ave. Sur, No. 7
Run, don't walk to this restaurant! One of the best in Antigua, this place will impress with it's French-inspired cuisine at affordable prices. Try the duck and the beef carpaccio. 1a. Calle Poniente, No. 9A
La Iguana Perdida
Popular Lake Atitlan hangout right opposite the dock in Santa Cruz. Famous for its Saturday night cross-dressing parties and an owner partial to guitar singalongs.
Posada de Santiago
Located on the shore of Santiago, Atitlan, this place will blow your mind! Stone cottages, delicious home made food and an amazing view.
El Paredon Surf House
Just a couple hours from Antigua, you can get your surf on right here in Guatemala.
Beautiful eco-lodge on the banks of Lake Peten-Itza in the jungles of El Remate, Northern Guatemala. A worthwhile splurge for those heading up to Tikal.
Las Manos de Christine
Non-profit providing English language instruction to the children at the El Hato School.
An association working with Guatemalan women offering a safe and welcoming health care environment where all services are provided for women by women.
As Green As It Gets
Safe Passage works with children from the Guatemala City garbage dump, providing financial assistance so that they can attend school and become self-sufficient.
Ninos de Guatemala
Guatemalan-Dutch organization helping to provide a better future for Guatemalan children via small-scale community projects.