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“Beautiful view of the lake and volcano”
Review of Lake Atitlan

Lake Atitlan
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Lake Atitlán Sightseeing Cruise with Transport from Antigua
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Reviewed 20 December 2017

It takes about 3 hr drive from Guatemala City to Lake Atitlan, the roads are not easy, but once you get there is truly gorgeous, there are restaurants in the area and places you can walk and get a souvenir.

Thank Sabgio5
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Reviewed 11 December 2017 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 on spending some time here if you go to Guatemala. This place should not be skipped!

Thank Trevor B
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Reviewed 14 November 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 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.

1  Thank LydRaff
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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
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