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Review of Lake Atitlan

Lake Atitlan
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Lake Atitlán Sightseeing Cruise with Transport...
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Reviewed November 14, 2017

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, but the boat driver will take you somewhere to swim. My mother-in-law ruined our potential swim by telling us that there are worms in the lake that will crawl up your nose and into your brain, like on the Discovery Channel. Talk about a Debbie Downer. I doubt that is true, but it freaked us out enough to not get into the water. My nephews swam twice & they are still alive.
There are 12 pueblos around the lake (named after the 12 apostles), and the boat drivers will take you to any of them.
If you are in Guatemala, don't pass up an opportunity to see this place!!!! A MUST DO!!!

Thank mrsdoos
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Reviewed November 9, 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.

1  Thank LydRaff
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Reviewed November 8, 2017

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

Thank Linda L
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Reviewed November 4, 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.

1  Thank Denis S
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Reviewed September 18, 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
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