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Lake Atitlan and San Antonio Palopo Including a Tuk Tuk Ride
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Reviewed 6 June 2017

Beautiful quite town where you will probably be the only tourist. Take a 15 minute pickup from the church in Pana, 3Q per person. Make sure it is going to San Antonio as their is another village Santa Catarina just before it that not all...More

Thank CorkRambler85
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Visited here with my wife and young children. We had a blast. First, this town is known for its you need ceramics. We were able to tour the factory and purchase at relatively less expensive prices then at the stores. They even allowed my children...More

1  Thank essoccer
Reviewed 8 March 2017

SAP is one of the least commercialized of the many towns on Lake Atitlan's shores. It has hardly any hotels or restaurants, and thus (unless you're a potter) is not a prime candidate as a base from which to tour Atitlan. However, you can spend...More

Thank niloc36
Reviewed 12 February 2016

I enjoyed my ride to visit the villages around Lake Atitlan and so I booked another ride ( 42025070/ 48019656 ). This time David, my guide showed up with a road bike and took me on a bike tour from Panajachel to San Antonio Palopo....More

Thank Veronica660
Reviewed 11 January 2016

This is a really small lakeside village. Nothing really to see here, except of course, the magnificent view of Lake Atitlan from the terrace of your restaurant. . . The usual vendors, and pleasant townspeople.

Thank Quasimama
Reviewed 21 December 2015

One of the nicer villages on the lake. It is fun to take a boat to visit these villages . Spend a few hours . See the local folks weaving

Thank zuni P
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Our school group visited SAP for the ceramics factory. We were given an informative tour and were warmly welcomed by the staff. They helped us to paint our own designs on espresso cups, which was fun for kids of all ages. They offered beautiful rustic...More

1  Thank Julie M
Reviewed 24 May 2015

Sales people were aggressive in this town, and even got angry when we did not buy. One young seller called us "cheap" when were were not interested in purchasing. But most people were warm and shared smiles. The traditional clothing in this town and the...More

Thank JRV14
Reviewed 21 February 2015

We docked at San Antonio Palopo as the second stop on our boat tour of Lake Atitlan. Our first stop was at Santa Catarina Palopo. Both villages are much smaller and less crowded than Panajachel. We walked up to the church building, which is the...More

3  Thank Razorfish
Reviewed 10 January 2015

Lovely people, places to snack, drink whatever. This is where you can purchase textiles, pottery. Not as busy as Pananjchel which was good for us. Worth stopping by the village.

2  Thank ldtc2
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