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Reviewed yesterday

A lake surrounded by volcanoes could make for a movie scenario, but in this case is real... Wherever I stopped for a picture, it gave a wonderful view. It would give for a couple of days, enjoying the small towns in the lake shore, and...More

Thank JesLon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Don't bring your children between the ages of 18 and 30...you will lose them to this paradise. Wow if I were 25 years younger I'd find every way to live there....the people are great...friendly.....all walks of life...Meditation at San Marco....Israeli hippies of San Pedro...the history...More

Thank Steve R
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Beautiful place. Almost necessary to take a boat ride to see the towns on the lake. San Juan is the cleanest. Has good shops and tour guides. Less cut throat than the other cities. They really go after the tourists there. Not too much to...More

Thank harrykchung
Reviewed 7 July 2018 via mobile

If you only choose to visit on town(pueblo) it has to be San Juan. It is clean, calm and very charming. Out three town tour, in short: San Juan - charming and peaceful. San Pedro - full of hippies and wannabe sovereign citizens. Mainly americans...More

1  Thank Bjarne E
Reviewed 23 June 2018

Lago Atitlan is a gorgeous place in the bowl created by three volcanoes. It features several small Mayan communities on its shores, each with its own unique culture. All the towns are accessed by lanchas which crisscross the lake all day long or by shuttles...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

We took a day trip to visit Lake Atitlan, Panajachel from Antigua. It took us 3 hours one way to reach panajachel and while on our way back 4 hours as it had started to rain and there was lot of traffic. Many people chose...More

Thank Kadambari B
Reviewed 27 May 2018

Absolutely stunning on a clear day. Not much more needs to be said as the views speak for themselves. Enjoy a day out on the boat or watch the sun rise/set from its shoreline.

Thank waverider681
Reviewed 18 May 2018

Breathtaking. Postcard-like pics. Nature's paradise. I climbed two volcanoes in three days and spent most the evenings chatting and drinking with the locals at the plaza central. The views are amazing, this million year lake is surrounded by volcanos and the visuals are quite a...More

2  Thank MANEL H
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

We took a trip to Panajachel to see the lake and the the beautiful scene with a volcano on each side. We walk around the town and took a ride around the lake. They had private boats that were about 100 dollars to cross the...More

Thank garciamarquez
Reviewed 22 April 2018

Worth taking one of the boat trips on this lake, especially to one of the islands. You might see some birds along the way and when you land, you will be enchanted with the local market.

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Response from edgarwalls | Reviewed this property |
yes, pets are welcomed
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Sorry I can help with places to stay as we only did a day trip there.
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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
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