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Great village, outside the touristic roads

Beautiful village, perfect view from the church. Arrived from Pana with a pickup, 5 Quezales. Great... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Regina, Canada
I didn’t want to leave.

What an amazing trip! A quaint Mayan town with an amazing view of the lake and the volcanoes. The... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2018
Palmer, Alaska
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

Beautiful village, perfect view from the church. Arrived from Pana with a pickup, 5 Quezales. Great ceramic, 2 beautiful stores to buy it cheaper than in Pana or Antigua. Wonderful textile stores too where you can see women and men weaving . Good ceviche place...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Nenette5
Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

What an amazing trip! A quaint Mayan town with an amazing view of the lake and the volcanoes. The town people were friendly and beautiful. Lots of hand woven textiles and pottery for those who like to take home some local art.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 6 June 2017

Beautiful quite town where you will probably be the only tourist. Take a 15 minute pickup from the church in Pana, 3Q per person. Make sure it is going to San Antonio as their is another village Santa Catarina just before it that not all...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank CorkRambler85
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Visited here with my wife and young children. We had a blast. First, this town is known for its you need ceramics. We were able to tour the factory and purchase at relatively less expensive prices then at the stores. They even allowed my children...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank essoccer
Reviewed 9 March 2017

SAP is one of the least commercialized of the many towns on Lake Atitlan's shores. It has hardly any hotels or restaurants, and thus (unless you're a potter) is not a prime candidate as a base from which to tour Atitlan. However, you can spend...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank niloc36
Reviewed 13 February 2016

I enjoyed my ride to visit the villages around Lake Atitlan and so I booked another ride ( 42025070/ 48019656 ). This time David, my guide showed up with a road bike and took me on a bike tour from Panajachel to San Antonio Palopo....More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Veronica H
Reviewed 11 January 2016

This is a really small lakeside village. Nothing really to see here, except of course, the magnificent view of Lake Atitlan from the terrace of your restaurant. . . The usual vendors, and pleasant townspeople.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Quasimama
Reviewed 21 December 2015

One of the nicer villages on the lake. It is fun to take a boat to visit these villages . Spend a few hours . See the local folks weaving

Date of experience: January 2015
Thank zunip
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Our school group visited SAP for the ceramics factory. We were given an informative tour and were warmly welcomed by the staff. They helped us to paint our own designs on espresso cups, which was fun for kids of all ages. They offered beautiful rustic...More

Date of experience: June 2015
2  Thank Julie M
Reviewed 25 May 2015

Sales people were aggressive in this town, and even got angry when we did not buy. One young seller called us "cheap" when were were not interested in purchasing. But most people were warm and shared smiles. The traditional clothing in this town and the...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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