Welcome to Rancho Pacaya

Environment-Supportive Living

Rancho Pacaya (RP) is a 20-acre farm located near the Pacaya Volcano in the Department of Escuintla, Guatemala, about a 45-minute drive south of Guatemala City. Rancho Pacaya is a center for understanding and promotion of regenerative agriculture and other technologies critical to combating global warming and which can be readily and efficiently replicated throughout Guatemala and in other countries with similar social and environmental conditions.

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A stay at Rancho Pacaya is a regenerating and fulfilling experience. Come for the breathtaking views, stay for the learning about regenerative agriculture and other techniques and technologies that are critical for averting global warming cataclysm. Be reminded that you can actually live in a way which heals our physical, mental and social environments.  

Stay at Rancho Pacaya

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Location

Rancho Pacaya is 45 kilometers (28 miles) south of Guatemala City and close to Antigua Guatemala as well. Taking the CA-9 highway from Guatemala City heading towards Guatemala's south coast, at kilometer 36.5 one exits at the San Vicente Pacaya turnoff near the town of Palin and begins the ascent past the municipality of San Vicente Pacaya to the village of San Francisco de Sales where Rancho Pacaya and the Pacaya Volcano National Park are located. 

Day passes are available on a first-come-first-serve basis. All overnight stays (camping and private rooms) at Rancho Pacaya are BY RESERVATION ONLY. See "Stay at Rancho Pacaya" to arrange for your visit to Rancho Pacaya. 

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About Rancho Pacaya

RP is “caring for the earth” by creating a center where self-sustainable, regenerative and ecologically-supportive techniques can be introduced, studied and shared with our neighbors and interested individuals from Guatemala and throughout the world.