Location: Offices: 15 Calle 3-20 Zone 10 Building "Centro Ejecutivo" 4th Level Office 407. Reserve: Tecpán Municipality, Chimaltenango, Guatemala
Telephone: (502) 2337-0369 / (502) 2337-0385
Contact: Evelyn Mancilla
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Web site: www.casaxara.com

Description: Casa Xara and Casa Molino are located within Molino Helvetia Private Natural Reserve  inside the hills that are part of the Sierra Madre.  The Reserve is located 88km (61 miles) away from Guatemala City,  5 km  from Tecpán and 8 km  from the archaeological site of Iximché.

"Xara" means jay in kaqchikel  the local mayan's language. The abundance of this  species in our forests  inspired the logo of our flour bags and Casa Xara.

Molino Helvetia belongs to the segment of Private Natural Reserve


Fogata en casa Molino Capilla



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