History | The Spens Saga

Built in 1948 by the swedish countess Aimée Spens...

Galeria | Photos historicos

 “Deseo que estés aquí” Es un saludo universal en las tarjetas postales. Esos pequeños pedazos de papel grueso que enviamos a la familia y amigos, para que puedan ver en donde hemos estado.

Art & Culture

Fotos y videos de eventos en la casa y despues de la restauracion en 2012.


to the 'House Of Many Fires' and home of the Swedish countess Aimee Spens.


welcome to Casa Cakchiquel

an unique Guatemalan experience

Built in 1948 "El Cakchiquel" was one of the first hotels on the lake and according to legend, Ernesto "Che" Guevara, Ingrid Bergman  and other intellectuals, artists, painters and writers enjoyed the house at its best.
Today the house has been lovingly restored and features a Museum & Gallery space that is presenting Guatemala's finest historical photo collection
Casa Cakchiquel is proud to partner with:

  • Restaurante HuMaya - authenic guatemalan fusion Restaurant with option of traditional, vegetarian or vegan food. 
  • ZOE - the holistic health Spa experience with body massages as well as manicure, pedicure services.
  • Antigua Cerveza - presenting Antigua's personality, tradition & history with true craft beer.
  • Radio5 FM99 - the first and leading Radiostation serving the Solola region
  • EARTH University - Agricultural Science leader in sustainable developement Costa Rica
  • Estudio Tropica - Curated vintage clothing for woman & men and unique handmade goods. 
  • Yoga - holistic power flow with Haiyan and Lyengar Yoga with Belen - daily Tuesday to Sunday 8AM.

Bienvenidos | Welcome | Willkommen

Who would have thought at the time that we signed up for a lifetime journey, a wonderful and challanging experice in the name of the countess Aimée Spens and the elders before we all join  history as well! 

¿Quién hubiera pensado en ese momento que nos inscribiríamos para un viaje de por vida, una experiencia maravillosa y desafiante en nombre de la condesa Aimée Spens y los ancianos antes de irnos todos a la victoria!

Casa Cakchiquel


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