As an official UNESCO World Heritage site, Antigua Guatemala is highly regarded as one of Central America’s most vibrant and popular cultural hubs. The city’s Spanish colonial buildings and fascinating ancient ruins offer visitors much to explore against the backdrop of lush tropical forests and a towering volcano. Perfect for walking, relaxing, and adventuring, Antigua has quickly become one of the most-visited cities in the region.
Read on for a comprehensive list of the best Airbnbs in Antigua Guatemala. You can be sure that each of the following rentals is of the highest quality, as they all come equipped with high-speed Wi-Fi and are hosted by experienced superhosts – hosts with a proven track record of providing outstanding hospitality. Several of the rentals also boast Airbnb Plus status, an exclusive program for top-rated Airbnbs that have been verified for quality through in-person inspection.
Stunning Villa With Volcano Views
Decorated with traditional furnishings and elegant artwork, this private villa offers a luxurious retreat with majestic views.
The designer interior combines luxury and authenticity with sleek modern amenities, dark wood accents, vaulted ceilings, and a cozy fireplace. A retractable glass wall in the living room opens the space up to the fresh air, and the property comes with one full acre of lush tropical gardens. The stunning volcano views are visible from everywhere in the open-plan home, but the private solar-heated Jacuzzi in the back yard is definitely the best place to bask in the Antigua Valley views. Up to 10 guests can sleep comfortably in the four-bedroom, 3.5-bathroom villa, which is furnished with two queen-size beds, one single bed, and two sets of bunk beds. The spa-like bathrooms are super-luxurious with oversized walk-in showers and deep soaking tubs, and the apartment comes with a modern chef’s kitchen with a double oven and a complimentary fruit basket. Additional amenities include daily housekeeping, laundry service, and even a 24-hour chauffeur.
From the stunning arched window in the spacious dining room to the luscious green vines that drape down the exterior, the villa is entirely connected with the region’s tropical forest. Tucked away in the lush hillsides surrounding the city, this tranquil Antigua Airbnb is still just a few minutes away from exciting downtown attractions.
Luxury House With a Rooftop Jacuzzi
Another luxurious rental in a quiet location, this historic home is one of the best Airbnbs in Antigua for large groups.
The 300-year-old colonial house has been carefully remodeled to create an authentic atmosphere with luxurious details and comfortable modern amenities. With five bedrooms and 3.5 bathrooms, the spacious home can accommodate up to 12 guests. Inside, you’ll find two large living rooms with cozy indoor fireplaces, traditional décor, and a gorgeous wooden library. The home also comes with a full kitchen, which features a unique combination of vintage blue cabinetry and stainless-steel appliances. Outdoor space is abundant and includes a charming patio with a historic fountain, plenty of covered lounge areas, and a private terrace with a luxurious Jacuzzi.
This historic rental overlooks the rolling hillsides and is tucked away from the noise of the bustling city streets. Although the immediate vicinity is tranquil and quiet, Antigua’s center is still just a few minutes away. Across the street, you’ll find the historic church Escuela de Cristo and a lovely park.
Palatial Home With Mountain Views
This beautifully appointed house boasts a unique design and a walkable location with great natural scenery.
The modern interior offers a myriad of modern amenities and features traditional design elements, wood accents, and vibrant pops of color. There are four bedrooms in the home, two of which offer en suite bathrooms and terrace access, and there are three full bathrooms in total. In the full kitchen, high wood-planked ceilings, elegant chandeliers, and modern finishes create a luxurious and inviting ambiance, and a charming arched doorway leads into the lovely living room. Ideal for families and large groups of up to eight guests, the spacious and cozy home also features a roof terrace with a private hot tub, and guests can enjoy complimentary maid service for the length of the stay.
Centrally located on a peaceful street, this quiet Airbnb in Antigua is just a stone’s throw away from several coffee shops, grocery stores, and traditional Guatemalan restaurants.
Colonial-Style Residence With a Courtyard Garden
For a comfortable vacation rental in Antigua with ample green space and historic charm, check out this private house for rent near Central Park.
The home can accommodate up to six guests with three lovely bedrooms, each of which features a queen-size bed, a TV, and en suite bathroom with stunning slate walls. There is also a front garden, a back garden, and a private terrace, which can be accessed through the living room and two of the bedrooms. The front garden is the perfect spot to hang out, as it is fully furnished, partially covered, and comes with a lovely green garden and a fountain. Sliding glass doors in the dining room retract to create an open-air living space with the garden, and the apartment comes with a modern full kitchen with vibrant blue cabinetry. Guests also have access to a luxurious private hot tub and a convenient utility room with a washer and dryer.
The property is close to the Santa Catalina Arch, historic sites with ancient ruins, and popular shopping streets, restaurants, bars, and museums.
If you’re looking for a historic rental apartment in Antigua for a couple or a small group, check out this unique loft-style residence.
The colonial-style living room is characterized by a unique rustic wall and a pitched glass ceiling that illuminates the entire space. The home also comes with a full kitchen and a dining room as well as a private patio with a fountain. Up to four guests can stay in the house, which features one main bedroom with a king-size bed, one full bathroom, and a lofted sleeping space with a daybed and a desk. Historic and modern combine in the luxurious full bathroom, which features a rain-style walk-in shower with rustic exposed stone walls. Another unique feature of this elegant home rental is the surreal study space. The cozy room can be reached by a green spiral staircase and features exposed stone walls and a tree trunk growing through the floor. The study is packed with bookshelves and features a few convenient tables where multiple people can hang out or get some work done.
Nestled among the cobblestone streets of Colonial Antigua, this convenient Airbnb is within walking distance of the El Carmen Church ruins and overlooks the stunning Volcano Agua.
Cozy Cabin Apartment in a Gated Community
Ideal for solo travelers and couples, this comfy little vacation apartment for rent in Antigua offers a safe, modern, and affordable stay near the heart of the city.
The studio comes with a comfortable queen-size bed in a small living space with large windows, exposed wooden beams, and a convenient wooden wardrobe. There is also a private full bathroom and a small kitchenette with stainless-steel appliances, a beautiful blue backsplash, and complimentary snacks and beverages. Guests also have access to a small private terrace with a patio table, and additional features include a green garden and free on-site parking.
Several popular attractions are just a few blocks away from the private community, and the property itself comes with a spa, a salon, and free parking.
Hidden Garden Guest Suite
Spend your stay in a lush garden overlooking Volcano Agua with this private Airbnb in Antigua near Central Park.
The guest studio is completely private and can comfortably accommodate solo travelers and couples. The interior is homey and inviting with dark wood accents, antique furnishings, and a cozy double bed, and there are plenty of convenient modern amenities like a Smart, TV, a minifridge, and a microwave. Guests also have access to a private full bathroom and a lovely shared green space with a relaxing hammock, a cozy modern firepit, and lush tropical gardens. The rental is pet-friendly and welcomes long-term stays, and although the suite is small, it is well equipped with ample storage space and a convenient washer and dryer.
Conveniently located in the center of the city, this charming Antigua Airbnb is set right next to the Beautiful Camino Real Hotel and is tucked away from the noise of the streets.
Luxury Apartment in the Heart of Antigua
If you’re interested in renting an apartment in Antigua surrounded by historic architecture, consider this sunny one-bedroom, one-bathroom home.
Handcrafted tiles and traditional artwork decorate the charming interior, and the apartment comes with two private terraces that are accessible from the living room and the bedroom. Furnished with one queen-size bed and one sofa bed, the light-filled space is ideal for couples and groups of three. The modern full kitchen is completely updated with stainless-steel appliances, and the cozy living room is warmed by an indoor fireplace. There is also a gorgeous shared terrace with a historic fountain, and the building comes with a fantastic on-site restaurant.
This charming and convenient rental is in a very central and walkable area of Colonial Antigua near Santa Catalina Arch.
Hidden Gem in the City Center
This pristine vacation apartment is set inside a beautiful hotel just two blocks away from Central Park.
The one-bedroom, one-bathroom apartment is furnished with two queen-size beds and makes a great stay for a small family. Warm wood finishes, antique furniture, and terracotta flooring make the space warm and inviting, and guests have access to a modern eat-in kitchen in addition to a formal dining area. There is also a garden terrace with a shaded lounge area and a lovely green space filled with tropical plants.
Set within walking distance of several restaurants, boutiques, and museums, this homey Antigua Airbnb is close to the most popular attractions in the city.
Private Studio in a Safe and Quiet Neighborhood
For a restful stay tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the city, try this charming studio for rent in a gated community.
The rental is completely private with a separate keypad entrance, a clean full bathroom with fluffy towels, and a kitchenette with a great selection of cooking supplies and a water filter. Furnished with one queen-size bed, the space is cozy and romantic and perfect for solo travelers and couples. Large glass doors illuminate the interior and lead into a charming yard, and exposed wooden beams and deep shades of red add to the warm ambiance. The apartment comes with a small dining table for two, a clothing rack with hangers for storing your belongings, and additional amenities like complimentary breakfast and paid laundry service.
Nestled in a gated community with a private park, this is one of the best Antigua Airbnbs for a peaceful stay right on the outskirts of the city. Conveniently, the bus stop is just five minutes away from the apartment, and there are always ubers and taxis available in the area.
Bright Apartment Surrounded by Gardens
This pleasant apartment is perfect for a holiday with a light and cheerful interior and a stunning stone patio engulfed in tropical gardens.
The one-bedroom home is furnished with one queen-size bed and one sofa bed, and the romantic garden and warm atmosphere make it perfect for a couple. Elegant white curtains drape over large walls of glass in the living room, and natural light and vivid green scenery brighten up the space. With high ceilings and warm wood furnishings, the spacious living area makes room for cozy sofas, a dining table, and a full kitchen. There is also a convenient study space next to the dining area, and guests have access to a beautifully decorated bathroom and a laundry room.
Set in a quiet residential area, this apartment rental in Antigua is just a short stroll away from Central Park. There is also a vibrant nightlife nearby and major historic sites are within walking distance of the home.
Luxurious Villa With a Heated Pool
Sit back and relax in your own private oasis with this well-equipped luxury Airbnb in Antigua.
The condo is situated on a beautiful property with a wine cellar, a luxurious pool deck, spacious lounge areas, and 24-hour security. Housekeeping services are available three times a week, and there is also a golf cart available to help you transport your luggage. Inside, you’ll find one bedroom with a queen-size bed and one full bathroom. The homey interior is accented by elegant chandeliers and historic artwork, and the open-space living room features comfy sofas, a dining table, and a modern full kitchen.
Hidden away in a safe and luxurious neighborhood, the rental is calm, quiet, and set within walking distance of Colonial Antigua.
Charming Getaway Near La Merced Church
Whether you’re interested in a short-term rental in Antigua for a quick weekend getaway or a home away from home suitable for a longer stay, this private apartment offers a comfy stay in the heart of the city.
The apartment is nestled in a Spanish colonial-style home with two other rentals and comes with access to a shared central courtyard, a washer and dryer, and free parking. Up to eight guests can stay in the spacious three-bedroom apartment, which is furnished with one double bed, two queen-size beds, and two single beds. The charming interior is finished with high vaulted ceilings and terracotta flooring, and vibrant local artwork and intricate tilework bring a ton of character to the common areas. The cozy living room is warmed by an indoor fireplace and is equipped with a TV, a cozy sofa, and a desk. There are also two full bathrooms and one convenient half bathroom in the apartment, and the ground-floor patio overlooks the lush greenery in the courtyard.
The house is in a great location just minutes away from famous churches and monuments, and your hosts will provide you with a handy guidebook filled with local hot spots and personal recommendations.
Brand-New Villa in the Heart of Antigua
With a bright and stylish interior and a superb location in the heart of the city, this private villa is hands-down one of the best Airbnb rentals in Antigua.
The recently renovated home can comfortably accommodate up to six guests with two bedrooms, one with a king-size bed and one with two queen-size beds. There is also one private full bathroom in the home, and both of the bedrooms are bright and well decorated and feature high-quality mattresses and furnishings. The eclectic interior is styled with bright pops of color and warm wood accents, and the spacious living room boasts both a cozy lounge area with a Smart TV and a small dining table. There is also a fully equipped kitchen for preparing meals and plenty of restaurants nearby. Pets are allowed in the home, and additional amenities include a cozy indoor fireplace and a washer and dryer.
Ideally located in Colonial Antigua, the 20th-century home is just four blocks away from Central Park. The villa also boasts a lovely courtyard with lively greenery, patio furniture, and twinkling string lights.
Central Apartment on a Quiet Street
Closing out our list of fantastic Antigua Airbnbs is a beautifully appointed four-bedroom, three-bathroom home perfect for large groups of friends or family.
Furnished with three queen-size beds, one single bed, and one set of bunk beds, the house can comfortably sleep up to nine guests. There is also a spacious and beautiful living area with enough room for everyone to lounge, and light-colored furnishings and traditional tilework makes the space bright and cheerful. Each of the bedrooms is also filled with light and beautifully decorated, and guests have access to an abundance of private outdoor space, including a covered terrace and a grassy yard. Additional features include a formal dining room with traditional décor, a full kitchen with stainless-steel appliances, and an outdoor grilling area. Pets are allowed in the home, and the rental comes with a full range of convenient amenities, including a Smart TV and complimentary housekeeping services.
Located in a quiet neighborhood away from noisy streets and traffic, this private home is the perfect rental for a large group interested in a convenient but laid-back stay.
That concludes our list of the most fabulous and best-rated Airbnbs in Antigua Guatemala. No matter which of these rentals catches your eye, you can count on Airbnb for a comfortable and carefree stay.