Cobblestone streets and an 18th century convent lead to this boutique hotel with a strong history. The building dates back to 1558 and was the first two-level building in the city. The all-suite property has decadent touches, such as a rooftop Jacuzzi built into the cedar beams. Brick bathrooms and a high-end gourmet restaurant complete a thoughtfully-designed hotel.
Colonial architecture and cobbled streets would be enough for a unique atmosphere but the volcanoes edging up over the tile roofs add to the memorable nature of this city. You can explore the streets easily on foot, stopping off at crumbling churches and to admire the smart townhouses. Be sure to indulge in a culinary scene that’s still a well-kept secret.
Ways you can help in Antigua
On the outskirts of Antigua are villagers living in terrible conditions: shacks of corrugated iron, woefully inadequate for the rainy season, bringing on sickness and disease, and lower productivity and school absences that ensue. You can make a difference for one family by helping build them a home, a safe place to live, to which […]