Xela, a capital city at lofty heights
At 2,300 metres above sea level, this is the centre of many tourist attractions.
Fun until dawn.
Xela is the capital of Queltzatenango, the second most important city in Guatemala and the highest in the country by a considerable margin: at around 2,300 metres above sea level. Due to its location, it has a very distinctive climate and identity compared to the rest of the country. Xela is a really thriving city with amazing nightlife to please any visitor: a modern hotel area, huge range of terraces and restaurants, and clubs that stay open until the early hours. All this has made it one of the most visited tourist destination in its own right. In addition, it is also very close to the Fuentes Georginas hot springs, Lake Chicabal and, of course, the famous Lake Atitlán.