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Lake Atitlan

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Hike Around Lake Atitlan
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Lake Atitlán Sightseeing Cruise with Transport from Antigua
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Sunset Mountain Biking Tour on Lake Atitlán
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“Great day trip from Antigua”
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“Like Shangri la”
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

This lake with an active volcano is astonishingly striking. It is mist covered and dramatic and stunning. I find it to be the one of the most beautiful in the world. I saw some more beautiful in Turkey and Georgia. It is one of the...More

1  Thank Tl D
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We had such a great day at Lake Atitilan travelling by boat to several of the little islands and visiting several local crafts co-operatives. This is the best place if you are looking for a bargain-specially in textiles and art work

1  Thank joni101
Reviewed 13 March 2017

The lake is a beautiful scenic location. I only hope that some environmental controls on the water pollution can be put into place to preserve the water. Take the water taxis and explore some of the hillside locations.

2  Thank ERL972
Reviewed 3 March 2017

3-3.5 hours from the capital, this scenic lake deserves a visit. Most people come for a few days to a week and explore the surrounding nature and towns. If you are short on time, even an overnight may be worth it. Avoid the mountainside towns...More

1  Thank Brooklynite_Abroad
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Gorgeous lake surrounded by volcanoes. We took a boat across the lake and enjoyed a lovely lunch in Pachy. The boat ride was about 45 minutes and allowed beautiful views of the hillsides. The people of the villages were delightful selling their fabrics and jewelry....More

1  Thank lovetohike1111
Reviewed 6 February 2017

We went on a narrated boat ride around Lake Atitlan with our tour group. The lake was beautiful. What an exotic setting with all the volcanoes surrounding the lake. Charming little villages decorated the shorelines in a few places. A relaxing hour or so while...More

Thank JustLinky
Reviewed 4 February 2017

It is absolutely breath-taking, There water as far as the eye can see (literally you can barely see the other side) water is very cold, Very beautiful and calm. Sunsets here are to die for.

Thank Melib2906
Reviewed 4 February 2017

We stayed in this area for four days. The lake is beautiful. The different communities on it are interesting, and very different one to the other. Opportunities to relax, as well as to see new sights. Panajachel is very busy; good to go through, but...More

2  Thank jaz79h
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Our cousin had told us that he had been bowled over by the unexpected beauty of Lake Atitlan and now we know why. The volcanoes cradle the water, with settlements clinging to steep cliffs in places. You can watch villagers living their lives at the...More

Thank VFLondon
Reviewed 2 February 2017

A beautiful lake comparable to those in the Pacific Northwest. A cruise offers views of the villages of indigenous people and volcanos. We found it to be relaxing and scenic.

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Hello, I'm going to Guatemala in May, and I would like to know how many days do you recommend to stay here in Santiago? I'm only going for 5 days. How may of this towns that you mention are worth visiting? did you hike any of the volcanos? Is the ferry expensive? Thanks Alejandra
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
Quisiera información de las camionetas desde la ciudad de Guatemala hasta San Lucas Tolimán - cual es la dirección de la estación de buses y el horario aproximadamente - sé que no hay un horario en verdad, pero hay camionetas que salen por la tarde? Normalmente hay varios o solamente pocos???? muchas gracias
13 October 2016|
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going now; what town shall we take boat to? is it COLD at the lake? Feb. 10, 2016
10 February 2016|
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