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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 8 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 24 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 19 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 12 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.

Thank Sandy N
Reviewed 17 April 2018

Inactive volcanoes, a lake surrounded by a variety of villages to wander and places to relax and unwind, what's not to like? Make sure you take the time to climb up to the top of at least one of the mountains around the lake, we...More

Thank Jonny S
Reviewed 13 April 2018

I had limited time, so I only visited Panajachel, but it was nice enough! Aside from the main street, it was a very quiet town. The lake is absolutely beautiful at sunset, so be sure not to miss it!

Thank Brandon S
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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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