Another Reason to Love Antigua: The PALO SANTO HOTEL

It’s no secret that my favorite place to stay in Antigua, Guatemala is the magnificent MESON PANZA VERDE Hotel which I love for its unique elegance and ambiance. Are you just catching up to me now? Check out this blog for my collection of 50 colorful reasons to fall in love with this gem-like place.

Today I am going to give you another reason to adore Antigua. Meson Panza Verde’s sister property The PALO SANTO Hotel.

Read on for the details!

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Located on the quiet end of Antigua’s famous Fifth Avenue, PALO SANTO is right next door to the magnificent MESON PANZA VERDE HOTEL & RESTAURANT where guests can enjoy breakfast in the morning.

5 spacious and finely appointed rooms are centered around a gorgeous courtyard garden (which was set up for a dinner party during my stay). The rooms are decorated with fresh colors, local treasures and Guatemala’s famous handwoven textiles which add their characteristic warmth and ambiance.

Perfectly suited for hosting groups, retreats and workshops, I love the Mayan Temeskal sauna, swimming pool & airy yoga Shala on the rooftop terrace, with views overlooking Volcan Agua.

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I think this place is so perfect that I’ve scheduled a 10-day Photography Retreat to happen here in September, with my friend and photographer Douglas Beasley. If you want to book a stay, or schedule your own retreat, workshop or event at this location I’d love to help you with a block of rooms!

You can browse images and booking details for the rooms at PALO SANTO by tapping the button below.


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