This is your room :-) - Garden floor with window opening on our back patio with green -- bamboo, bougainvilla, jasmin, catsclaw vine........because we want to make you feel welcome and loved :-)
Nourish your Soul - Baraka Antigua: Garden Room
1 guest
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
1 guest
1 bedroom
1 bed
1 bath
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We invite you to call this special place your home.

Definition of baraka
plural -s
: a blessing that is regarded in various Eastern religions as an indwelling spiritual force and divine gift inhering in saints, charismatic leaders, and natural objects.

Become immersed in a creative and inspiring space that will touch your soul.

Emblematic of Antigua's historic style & Betraying of world travel influences.

Take time for yourself!

The space

Why come to Baraka Antigua?

A getaway from Antigua's charming buzz. Looking for serenity whilst maintaining easy access to the colonial city? Baraka Antigua is minutes away. Jardines de Antigua is our neighborhood - peaceful, beautiful, safe.

Choose from numerous intimate spaces to occupy - both indoors and outdoors with over a dozen shared spaces: informal kitchen gathering space, panoramic rooftop terrace, fireside lounge sofas, formal dining table, library reading corner, yoga&meditation room, relaxing front porch rocking chairs, garden coffee table corners, traditional Guatemalan sauna, garden dining room, outdoor lounge & sweetheart coffee table.

- Garden: aesthetic, colorful, tropical, fish pond, plants, mural, green bamboo wall, jasmine.
- Yoga&Meditation room: symbolism, colors, chakras, energy, 5 elements, peacefulness, light & darkness, candles & incense.
- Library corner: inspiring, fiction, healing, reality, beauty, humanity, living, serenity.
- Moroccan lounge: travel, exotic, romanticism, music, informal connections, bohemian, evenings in good company, escape to another world.
- Front porch rocking chairs: candles, garden views, sheltered, outside, glass of wine, conversations, scents of the night, read a book.
- Kitchen: heart of the house, social hub, home grown organic coffee, cook at home.

Welcome to the quaintest and smallest of the rooms in our unique house (5 bedrooms available for rent including this one). The garden room is on the ground floor of the property with a little window looking into our colorful and living back garden. Scents of Jasmine, colors of the bougainvillea tree, the buzz of our resident stingless bees, the cheeky play of the local birds having a morning bathing in the fishpond, the evergreen living bamboo curtain ... just some of the energies at play that may facilitate your transition into a happy heart place during your stay with us. This room shares a bathroom (Toilet, washbasin, and shower; which is upstairs) with the Finca room. This room has its own private toilet.

Our Rooftop Terrace: watch erupting volcanoes from the best vantage point! Savour mesmerizing scenery over your breakfast while you spend time with your morning coffee soaking in the view of the volcanoes and dissipating mists as the sun rises above the hills.

We love the social buzz - inviting you to connect with some new friends:
- cute (yet discreet) garden hens,
- tropical bees: reassuringly they are stingless! They are much smaller than regular bees, often mistaken for funny flies. See if you can find the different beehives and let use know!
- our garden cat: Indie! She talks a lot and is rather social. She lives outside, but will come inside if invited.
- our other guests. Yes, if you are just renting a room then you will likely not be alone in the house. (there are 4 other rooms that we rent out aswell - so why not bring your friends?). We offer you the opportunity to relate with some interesting people during your stay - sharing your stories and their's.

Nowadays with our often complicated lives, luxury lies in simplicity.

After you complete your reservation with us, we will offer logistical services for booking:
- private transportation/taxi
- private tours
- at home massage
- at home sauna experience
- at home Guatemalan Cooking classes
- home-cooked breakfast, lunch and/or dinner
- pre-arrival shopping
- at home spanish classes
- Guatemalan organic coffee grown by the property owner
- any other private service you may require

More than a building - where the sum of the parts deliver so much more! Nourish yourself from the wholeness of the spaces here. Please visit our other magical rentals on Lake Atitlán.

We also offer retreat hosting facilities on Lake Atitlán: teachers/facilitators please inquire.

Guest access

You will have access to the whole house. The exceptions are: other bedrooms and the office.

Interaction with guests

You will usually be hosted at the house when I am in residence. So chances to interact are pretty high. We are likely to share breakfast or some of our meals together, maybe cook and enjoy a glass of wine together. Its up to your mood, mine too...and the magic of the flow (:-)

Other things to note

[there are 4 other rooms available should you find this one booked for your desired dates - check out our other listings. Also the house is available as a complete rental]

If you are on a trajectory that will take you to Lake ATITLAN, be sure to CHECK OUT my other listing EAGLE'S NEST located in San Marcos La Laguna - it will blow your HEART & MIND simultaneously ;-) is a quick link for it:

Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 single bed


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House Rules
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for infants (Under 2 years)
Check in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 10AM

Its mostly common sense! Respect the space, its art and layout. Its a beautiful space where you may find lots of inspiration. I hope you make the most of it and enjoy the peacefulness beauty of the house. If you have any questions, ask Nancy the housekeeper, Jose the property manager or myself.
Attention SMOKERS: In order to respect my space and the possible desire for other guests to breath clean air, you are invited to smoke anywhere outside (rooftop terrace, entrance porch with rocking chairs or any of the garden space)

You must also acknowledge
Cat(s) and other pet(s) live in the house


Safety features
Fire extinguisher

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23 Reviews

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Karen User Profile
March 2017
I got to stay in a beautiful and peaceful place with amazing spaces to relax and just be. Worth every penny. JB and Gregory were so kind and I will definitely be back as well as recommend this house to all my friends and family.

DK Dokyeong User Profile
January 2017
Well decorated & quiet neghbourhood. A bit far from downtown, but worth budget

Hana User Profile
January 2017
What a beautiful and inspiring place to get centered and creative. I spent three days here enjoying the rooftop perch and the 20 minute walk to Antigua. The house keeper Nancy was so kind and i practiced my Spanish with her while we drank cacao. this place is great if your on your own or a group of people. Totally in love with the house and look forward to coming back!!

Ale User Profile
November 2016
Beautiful house with an amazing view to the volcano :) JB was extremely friendly and helpful.

Richard User Profile
May 2016
Greg has a great place, a quiet oasis on the edge of town. It is clear how much care and attention he has placed on his home and it has created an atmosphere of relaxation. Climb up to the top terrace and chill while taking in vistas of the volcanoes. Step out into his small garden space in the back and crack a beer and take out a book. Greg is a gracious host and will make you fell very comfortable.

Max User Profile
April 2016
I spent a week working here, and it was a great place for it: beautiful interior design, quiet and peaceful, spacious enough that no one need disturb anyone else. Not that that was an issue in any case: everyone I encountered there, including the property manager and Greg himself, was welcoming and pleasant.

Crystal User Profile
March 2016
Wonderful stay at a lovely home in a quiet upper end suburb outside of Antigua. The kitchen is well equipped, and yoga room is perfection. The property manager, JB, and neighbor, Amber, helped me when I fell ill. Very kind people. You will love it here, just book it. Bring your binoculars to view Fuego exploding at night.

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Antigua Guatemala, GuatemalaJoined in June 2013
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I was born in France and travel between Guatemala where my projects are and Europe where my daughter lives.

Languages: English, Español, Français, Italiano
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