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Earthship Apartment B 'Yemaja House'

(Apt B is on the left)Designed by Architect Michael Reynolds and built by 'Long Way Home' nonprofit
1 of 19(Apt B is on the left)Designed by Architect Michael Reynolds and built by 'Long Way Home' nonprofit
Overview
Cave house -
2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 4
San Marcos La Laguna, Lake Atitlan, Solola Department, Western Highlands
Earthships are homes that are made from tires, bottles, and cans. They are more efficient, and ecological approaches to building. In Taos they rent for thousands a week. The same architect designed our, but of course we have a Mayan twist overlooking a majestic crater lake. Skilled machate carpenters and masons from the village have contributed to this building, and also including the non-profit 'long way home'. The outdoor kitchen was just completed and we have new appliances, and this thing are getting pretty comfy. Each apartment has unlimited internet. There are are multiple apartments for rent, the main one is the first building we finished which kind of reminds me of a cave, as the building is build into the side of a mountain (which keeps it cool) with an epic view of the crater lake. We have been implementing... Read more
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About the Owner
John B
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:75%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:May 2016
Interaction with guests
I will be managing this from the USA. The workers are not experienced hotel people, they are laborers maintaining the land. Whatever you need they can run to town and get for you items.
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Reviewed January 13, 2017

When we arrived at Earth Ship, after an aerobic climb up the mountain, we were initially impressed with both the architecture and the unsurpassed views of the lake and the volcanoes. This impression soon turned to dismay on closer examination. Even though we had booked...More

1  Thank WarrenKirchhofer
Management response:Responded January 17, 2017

Oh that will help us thank you

Amenities
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Children's Pool
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Fireplace
  • Hot Tub
  • Internet Access
  • Kettle
  • Linens Provided
  • Mountain Views
  • Queen Beds:(1)
  • Refrigerator
  • Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Staffed Property
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Towels Provided
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Kid-friendly
    Pets allowed
    Smoking allowed
No loud parties
Don't steal
Bathrooms
    1 Shower
Bedrooms
    1 Queen
    2 Twins
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Fees
  • Damage Deposit: C$65 / stay - Deposit
  • Cleaning fee: C$26 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
Barrio does is mainly indigenous Mayans but all our neighbors are expats from Germany, Spain,England, and the US. You could say it is becoming gentrified.
Access
Car not needed
How to get there
Airport: Guatemala City : 270.0 km
Ferry: Panachel: 30.0 km
In the village people go by foot, tuk tuk ( a three wheeled vehicle), or water taxi. You can come direct by private shuttle, and don't have to come through Pana.
Activities nearby
Nearest Beach: 1.0 km.
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