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Lake Atitlan and Villages from Antigua
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were only supposed to spend 3 nights here but extended our stay. Sooooo much to do and what a variety! Great food, awesome hikes, water activities, partying of all kinds, yoga, retreats and the views anywhere and everywhere you go are picture perfect. Plan...More

Thank Trevor B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

An absolutely spectacular lake, with 3 very large volcanoes. What more can you ask for? You can hire a boat for super cheap to take you around the lake. They will stop where ever you want. There aren't many beaches accessible in the main town,...More

Thank mrsdoos
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

One of the most majestic places I’ve been in Central America. I’d highly recommend to anyone. Take a boat ride and climb San Pedro if you make it out there. It is well worse the expense and effort, respectively.

Thank LydRaff
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Clean, beautiful, and peaceful. Surrounded by volcanoes, small villages, and some small (but really comfortable) resorts. Great photographic site.

Thank Linda L
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

My favourite destination in Guatemala. The lake is surrounded by 3 volcanoes and you can choose different towns to stay which all have its own charme and attract different kind of people.

Thank Denis S
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Absolutely loved driving around this lake. Beautiful scenery, extremely picturesque. You can easily spend a whole day here if not longer. So plan accordingly. Avoid some of the more tourist towns and try and head to the quieter smaller places.

1  Thank Travellover6128
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

I spent four weeks studying Spanish and living with a host family at Lake Atitlan, and could have stayed longer!! The Lake is breathtaking, surrounded by volcanoes and mountains. There are kayak rentals, hiking excursions, amazing people, plenty of Spanish schools, great restaurants, history, a...More

1  Thank Kristin H
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Lake Atitlan is one scenic and magical place. The lake itself with all the volcanos and raw nature around are really beautiful. But make sure to visit some of the pueblos around the lake as well. We visited Santiago, San Pedro, San Juan, Santa Cruz,...More

1  Thank Pedro N
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

One of my favorites in Guatemala! The view of the volcano and the lake was awesome. There are a several small villages around the lake, I recommend to stay at one of them so you can get some real peace and quiet. A lot of...More

1  Thank Ting-Hsuan H
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Get on a boat out at Lake Atitlán. Wear your swimsuit. Go cliff jumping because it's there and when will you get another chance? Or not. You'll still have a great time. Swim in the beautiful, blue lake. Relax on the rocks. Explore the villages...More

1  Thank Mingee K
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Marcel F
3 October 2017|
Response from Bev D | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I can help with places to stay as we only did a day trip there.
9 March 2017|
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Response from alaskantravelnut | Reviewed this property |
Five days on the lake is a good amount of time. Panajachel is easily the biggest town. It has the most restaurants and shopping, but I enjoy staying in one of the smaller towns. The boats to and from the villages are very... More