Guatemala is a country in Central America that’s famed for its Mayan heritage and volcanic landscapes. Around half the population is indigenous. Guatemala is a truly diverse country, and you should make sure to explore everything on offer during your time in the country.
Guatemala was once dominated by Mayan rainforest cities. The descendants of the original Mayans are still well-represented in Guatemala. Although Guatemala is a developing country, the people are known to be very welcoming to strangers. Outside of major cities, gay Guatemalans tend to live quite discretely, however, you will find loud and proud gay scenes in the areas of Antigua and Lake Atitlan. You’ll also find a small gay scene in Guatemala City.