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Visiting July in a group of 7

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Visiting July in a group of 7

We are a group of 7 friends and plan a visit in July but cannot decide which part of the lake we should stay. Our budget only allows us 3 days there, we are all 50/60s age group and like peace and quiet but not too much! also birdwatching/nature. Some of our group are large people and would have trouble climbing so would need a hotel without an uphill climb to get to! Any advice would be wonderful, thanks.

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1. Re: Visiting July in a group of 7

This site gives you options on some hotels in Panajachel http://www.panajachel.com/hotels.htm

Good luck

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Around Atitlan there are many places to stay one of the good place and peace and quiet hotel rancho grande or jardines del lago yor can a lots things to do. www.thingstodoinatitlan.com this webside offer birdwatching tour

tour village atitlan and other tours.

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Thanks so much for the help. We are thinking of staying in Santa Cruz, is this a good option? is there much to do in the evenings there and places to go and eat out? Thanks for info.

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4. Re: Visiting July in a group of 7

Hi Hunda, Santa Cruz is nex village from Panajachel there you can rent private boat doing tour by village around the lake, or if you want you can contact local mayan tourguide the rate is round 70 dollars if you want more information you can contact me eliass_65@hotmail.com

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5. Re: Visiting July in a group of 7

There are a few hotels along the shore in Santa Cruz where you can eat. Not much to do in the evenings. Pana or San Pedro would be better choices if you're looking for lots of dining options and evening activities.

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6. Re: Visiting July in a group of 7

We stayed in the Porta del Lago hotel, in Panajachel--right on the lake. Easy walk to lots of shopping and many restaurants. A boat trip to Santiago--across the lake is highly recommended--they leave from the pier right in front of the hotel. Santiago is a prime example of folks still living their Mayan heritage (just be prepared to inundated by hawkers!) The Attitlan Nature Preserve has lots of great sights--but is pretty steep and not for those with mobility issues. We are in our mid-60's and were able to do all these things--but are in pretty good condition. Good Luck.

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7. Re: Visiting July in a group of 7

Thanks to all who posted replies for help.

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