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Lake Shore Retreat.

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Lake Shore Retreat is yours to enjoy
Covered patio is perfect for dining and relaxing
Cabana is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the lake views.
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2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
4 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Los Elementos is located in Santa Cruz la Laguna, the most beautiful and tranquil village on the lake. It is the perfect base for exploring the lake and it's Mayan villages. Spend the days hiking the mountains and volcanoes that surround the lake, or relax on the porch with expansive views. Prorated discounts available for shorter stays. Enjoy a morning swim in the lake, a mid-day kayak tour, and an afternoon siesta in a hammock. Imagine awaking each morning to the sight of majestic volcanoes just outside your window, the sounds of tropical birds, and the taste of fresh fruit grown on the property. Spanish language school nearby and restaurant next door. The property has 50 meters of lakefront, with the best swim beach in the area. Private dock, kayaks, and lakeshore recreation area...Los Elementos is located in Santa Cruz la Laguna, the most beautiful and tranquil village on the lake. It is the perfect base for exploring the lake and it's Mayan villages. Spend the days hiking the mountains and volcanoes that surround the lake, or relax on the porch with expansive views. Prorated discounts available for shorter stays. Enjoy a morning swim in the lake, a mid-day kayak tour, and an afternoon siesta in a hammock. Imagine awaking each morning to the sight of majestic volcanoes just outside your window, the sounds of tropical birds, and the taste of fresh fruit grown on the property. Spanish language school nearby and restaurant next door. The property has 50 meters of lakefront, with the best swim beach in the area. Private dock, kayaks, and lakeshore recreation area are yours to enjoy. This property is only accessible by boat, so the quiet tranquility, nature, and privacy are unparalleled to none. While there is no road access, launchas (water taxis) run every 30 minutes and stop just next door. Several excellent restaurants are within walking distance. Backed by dramatic mountains, the views in all directions are spectacular. A seasonal creek runs next to the property during the summer and fall, and extensive hiking trails start just outside your door. Casa Sirena/Mermaid house: 750 sq. ft. sleeps 2-4. Large indoor/outdoor area, 400 sq. ft. (22'x18') includes kitchen, dining area and living space. Semi-open to the lake views with covered roof and protected from the elements. The fully equipped kitchen is ready to prepare the freshest of meals from our locally grown produce with fresh fish from the lake or Pacific Ocean. Interior rooms total 500 sq. ft. and include bedroom with queen size bed and sofa. Second room includes a large wardrobe and dressing area, sofa, TV, and a double bed. Perfect for a couple, or a family with 1-2 children older children. Bathroom with hot water shower. Separate 400 square foot palm-thatched cabana is included, and is perfect for relaxing in hammocks, reading, or gazing at the lake; only 50 feet away. Additional house available with large bedroom, private bath and a second kitchen for extra guests, for an additional fee. Wi-Fi Internet access on private satellite system, TV with Netflix and YouTube. Rental includes linens, towels, utilities and filtered water. Housekeeper available but not included in price. Large lawn and beautiful gardens. Extensive hiking in the canyon and mountains nearby. Kayaks available on-site. Guest Suite information - Brand new one room studio includes 400 sq. ft. of luxury space. Two orthopedic queen sized beds, quality linens, seating area, day bed/reading area, kitchen, and bathroom. Large covered patio on two sides adds an additional 400 sq. ft of outdoor area. Lakefront property includes unlimited kayak rental, wi-fi internet, and laundry. The property also has a bamboo cabana that is available for all of our guests to share. It is 600 square foot, with a thatched roof and wooden floor, and has hammocks and comfy chairs. It is the perfect place for watching the lake, sunrise and sunsets, yoga, relaxation, and happy hours. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Ask
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
About the Owner
Lee B
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2013
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Reviewed 9 June 2014

still wishing were on lake atilan!. we traveled with our two teenagers and found the most idyllic spot in the world. on a return trip to guatemala 13 years after adopting our oldest son we planned to travel and see the sights. we wanted both...More

Date of stay: May 2014
4  Thank cck21
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Reviewed 30 April 2014

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Date of stay: April 2014
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Reviewed 28 November 2013

Our daughter got married next door at Isla Verde and Lee and Elaine were extremely accommodating with everything we needed. They even invited the friends of our daughter and her new husband to hang out at the cabana on their property. The rooms were large...More

Date of stay: November 2013
3  Thank kathy515
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Yes
Smoking Allowed: Ask
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Grill
Blender
Boat Available
Books
Deck
Dryer
Freezer
Refrigerator
Internet Access
Hot Tub
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Mountain Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Patio
Porch
Safe
Shared Garden
Stereo System
Cooker
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Water Views
Waterfront
Wi-Fi
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
A Winter Sun Getaway
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About the neighbourhood
Santa Cruz la Laguna, the most beautiful and tranquil village on the lake. The Mayan village has a population of 3000, and the lakeshore has 6 boutique hotels, and few dozen homes. This property is only accessible by boat, so the quiet tranquility, nature, and privacy are unparallel to none. While there is no road access, launchas (water taxis) run every 30 minutes and stop just next door.
Access
Car not needed
Cancellation Policy
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  • 50% refund* if you cancel at least 4 weeks before check-in
  • No refund available if you cancel thereafter

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