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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The famous German explorer Alexander Von Humboldt declared Lake Atitlan to be "the most beautiful lake in the world" and after visiting this volcanic lake in the Guatemalan highlands I would certainly agree! Of course there are many other volcanic lakes that could possibly deserve...More

Thank ARodriguezP
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been coming to Lago de Atitlan for about ten years now. Such a great place to come and unwind. The locals are so nice. We liked it so much we bought some land for retirement there. Can't wait to be there Year round.

Thank Marc W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I read in some many places that Lake Atitlan is one of the most beautiful in the world but unfortunately I cannot state it. It was pretty cloudy in the weekend that I was there, so I could barely see the volcanos. The best time...More

Thank Camila B
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

The lake is pretty but I can't recommend it as worth the effort.The roads are very rough, winding and severe traffic delays a regular occurrence. You can't swim and the villages are all three same, full of craft abd tourist bars etc. Panajachel was a...More

Thank Michele A
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Our tour leader arranged this for 10 of us on our free day. This was probably the most enjoyable experience for me, I felt we saw a lot of the Guatemalan culture and way of life. Certainly it was crowded and full of street hawkers...More

2  Thank Bev D
Reviewed 5 May 2017

We spent 2 nights in Pana to enjoy the sites/sounds of the main town and 3 nights between Pana and Sta Catarina at a hillside/lakeside casita. we enjoyed every minute of it. from Pana, we did the 9:30AM 3-village boat tour (because we overslept for...More

3  Thank vegetarian-girl
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Great place to visit with the fantastic landscape of water, green and vulcans. Different options for making day tours to the different villages surrounding the lake . We visited Panajachel and took the time to relax in the charming townn with different nice bars. They...More

1  Thank kristienvandaele
Reviewed 26 April 2017 via mobile

Hard to reach due to the bad road condition but it's worth visiting this one of the most beautiful places on earth!

Thank steelriver2014
Reviewed 19 April 2017

We visited here from Panajachel and it was incredibly beautiful. The volcanoes surrounding the lake make for absolutely stunning scenery.

Thank KayleeShepheard
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Lake Atitlan is a gorgeous landscape surrounded by volcanoes, Mayan towns, textile weavers and coffee fields. Each town around the lake has it's own unique character. Panajachel is large and filled with many tourist and is usually your first stop when arriving to the lake....More

2  Thank Xhico S
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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