Health and Wellness Tourism

A variety of clinics and health institutions have been providing medical services to foreign patients for a long time. These institutions are easily recognized for their leadership in the implementation of first class technology and services as well as the best medical and hospital practices for more than 50 years.: View gallery

Accreditation/Reputation:
Guatemala is now one of the most modern cities in Latin America in wichThe highest standards of the industry are applied. Some of the health institutions have ISO standards and are in the process of being accredited by JCI. (Joint Commission International).

High quality and experience
A variety of clinics and health institutions have been providing medical services to foreign patients for a long time. These institutions are easily recognized for their leadership in the implementation of first class technology and services as well as the best medical and hospital practices for more than 50 years.

Proximity:  An unequaled destination close to home
Guatemala is conveniently located in Central America, very close to the United States.  There are many direct flights to Guatemala City From major cities in the United States with flying times between 2 and 5 hours. Visas are not required to North American or European citizens.

Doctor speaking your language
Guatemala is multi- cultural country. Spanish is the official language but English is commonly spoken as a way of communicating, avoiding the language barrier. The level of satisfaction is increased due to the high percentage of doctors, nurses, tourism operators and service personnel who speak fluent English. Some doctors, whom have trained overseas, speak additional languages.

Comparing options
Health services offered in Guatemala are highly competitive compared to other medical tourism destinations. Most medical specialties are available in both conventional and alternative medicine. There are a large number of reliable, fast  and  effective surgical procedures available, including: Aesthetic, Plastic, reconstructive, General, Bariatric, Thorax and Facial Surgery; Orthopedics, Neurosurgery, Cardiology, Transplants, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Dental Services, medical checks, anti stress treatments, Thermal baths and spas; all at affordable prices.

Why Guatemala?
Guatemala, the land of eternal spring, offers a variety of activities and tourist destinations to the visitor surrounded by a warm, magical and mystical atmosphere. In Guatemala you can discover the cradle of the Mayan civilization or enjoy colonial cities, fascinating ecotourism sites or let yourself be pampered in any of the wonderful spas with a warm and friendly treat that characterizes Guatemala people. In addition, Guatemala has beautiful hotels from major international chains, to boutique and ecological hotels. There are tour operators able to guide you during your trip and medical appointments.

Contact:

Guatemalan Exporters Association – AGEXPORT-
Health & Wellness Tourism Commission
Address: 15 Ave. 14-72 Zone 13
Phone: 2422-3418
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Web Page: www.healthwellnessguatemala.com

AMCHAM
American Chamber of Commerce in Guatemala
Dirección: 5 avenida 5-55 zona 14 Europlaza, Torre 1, Nivel 5
PBX: (+502) 24170800    FAX: (+502)  24170777
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Website: www.amchamguate.com

Contact Us

Instituto Guatemalteco de Turismo -INGUAT-

7 av. 1-17 zona 4, Centro Cívico, Guatemala City.
Phone: (502)24212800
Email: info@inguat.gob.gt