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Holidays in Escuintla

Cool! Your leave's been approved. Now all you need to do is say see ya to the treadmill of office life and book a trip to Escuintla!

Escuintla Holiday Package Deals

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Holidays in Escuintla

It's located 45 kilometres to the southwest of the capital of Guatemala, Guatemala City.

Plan a day to watch the sun set over San Jose Beach, 45 kilometres to the south.

It's no secret that spending time outdoors is good for your health and happiness. Keeping that in mind, why don't you make your way 20 kilometres out of Escuintla to Volcan de Fuego? Volcan de Agua, 20 kilometres away, is one more recommended choice.

Venture 50 kilometres northeast to Estadio Nacional Mateo Flores to watch an exhilarating live game of soccer. Located in Guatemala City, the arena is the home turf of the CSD Municipal, so dress in red and blue and get ready for some fun!

Venture outwards and find out what's happening in San Miguel Duenas, 25 kilometres to the north. Lots of travellers come here for Central Park and Acatenango. Alternatively, Santa Maria de Jesus is 25 kilometres to the north of Escuintla. Visit this place for easy access to La Merced Church and Antigua Guatemala Cathedral.

Keen to check out the Choco Museum, the San Jose el Viejo Ruins and Antigua Market? They're all near Antigua Guatemala, 30 kilometres away. Handicraft Market and Jade Maya Factory and Museum are also close by and ought to be in your travel plans.

Whether you enjoy chasing Michelin stars or nibbling on a snack from a street stall, sampling the local food and drink is maybe the best thing about travel. So why not tempt your taste buds by digging into some of the area's decadent offerings?

This area has its own cooking style centred on traditional ingredients and local tastes. Beans (frijoles) and chicken are commonly used in much of the fare.

Don't miss the opportunity to try out chiles rellenos (bell peppers stuffed with meat and vegetables) or gallo en chicha (chicken stew). These distinctive meals come highly recommended by the locals.

'Stressed' spelled backwards is 'desserts', and we don't think that's a coincidence. There's no more scrumptious way to let your worries melt away than with coconut flan, a treat that's often found on dinner tables here.

Great news, beer lovers. There are a few flavourful brews to sink here. Enjoy a pint of Victoria in a comfy bar and be sure to text your pals back at home, 'Wish you were beer'.

Start your night in fine form with a glass of a local wine like Château DeFay White Merlot or Château DeFay Cabernet Sauvignon/Merlot. Taste for balance, structure and texture, or simply share a bottle with friends.

When it comes time to say "Adiós" to Escuintla, don't be sad — it will always be there awaiting your next visit!

Getting to your flight on time can sometimes be stressful. That being said, you should be right if you're prepared. The nearest terminal, El Salvador International Airport (SAL), is 210 kilometres to the southeast.


Top Hotel Deals in Escuintla

Porta Hotel Antigua
Porta Hotel Antigua
4.0 out of 5.0 8va Calle Poniente No1, Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepequez
Free Cancellation
AU$221
3.0/5 (1 reviews)

Hotel was great but Daniel at the front desk was shocking. We didn't feel welcome or accommodated when we arrived.

Reviewed on 4 Sep. 2016
A stay at Porta Hotel Antigua places you in the heart of Antigua Guatemala, steps from San Jose el Viejo Ruins and 4 minutes by foot from Antigua Guatemala Colonial ...
Ocean Home SM005
Ocean Home SM005
3.0 out of 5.0 Lote 24 Calle Callao, San Marino, Puerto San Jose, Escuintla, Escuintla
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With a stay at this vacation home in Escuintla, you'll be 31.8 mi (51.2 km) from Puerto San Jose Beach and 19.4 mi (31.2 km) from Volcan de Pacaya.
Hotel Museo Spa Casa Santo Domingo
Hotel Museo Spa Casa Santo Domingo
4.5 out of 5.0 3a Calle Oriente No 28 A, Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepequez
Free Cancellation
AU$224
With a stay at Hotel Museo Spa Casa Santo Domingo in Antigua Guatemala, you'll be in the historical district, just a 2-minute walk from Jade Maya Factory and ...
Hotel Camino Real Antigua
Hotel Camino Real Antigua
4.0 out of 5.0 7a Calle Poniente 33B, Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepequez
Free Cancellation
AU$197
With a stay at Hotel Camino Real Antigua, you'll be centrally located in Antigua Guatemala, just a 4-minute walk from San Jose el Viejo Ruins and 6 minutes by ...
Hotel Soleil La Antigua
Hotel Soleil La Antigua
4.0 out of 5.0 9 Calle Poniente, Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepequez
Free Cancellation
AU$170
With a stay at Hotel Soleil La Antigua in Antigua Guatemala, you'll be within a 10-minute walk of San Jose el Viejo Ruins and Antigua Market.
Hotel Los Pasos
Hotel Los Pasos
4.0 out of 5.0 9 Calle Oriente No. 19, Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepequez
AU$136
When you a stay at Hotel Los Pasos in Antigua Guatemala, you'll be in the historical district, within a 5-minute walk of Church of San Francisco and House of ...
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