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Reserva Natural Atitlan

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“spider monkeys”(64 reviews)
“hanging bridges”(51 reviews)
“the reserve”(102 reviews)
The Atitlan Nature Reserve is both a must for visitors of Lake Atitlan and a force in the environmental cause: Atitlan Azul. It is an extraordinary gate to the magnificent Lake Atitlan and its spectacular volcanoes. Its zip lines, butterfly...more
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Antigua Finca San Buenaventura, Panajachel 07010, Guatemala
+502 7762 2565
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All reviews spider monkeys hanging bridges the reserve zip lining butterfly sanctuary tuk tuk nice hike beautiful butterflies short hike zip line course hiking trails nature preserve couple of hours entrance fee coffee plantation waterfall lines
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice trail adjacent to hotel atitlan. Lot of steep steps so not meant for people who have difficulty walking. Trail winds through water falls, aress frequented by monkeys and other tropical wild life.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Premji5400
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This reserve is a wonderful way of enjoying nature a short walk or tug-tuk ride from the centre of Panajachel. There are a number of trials through the jungle to see spider monkeys, howler monkeys and other mammals with spectacular views of the lake. There...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank aldman64
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Didn't do the zip-lining portion, but it was still fun. The hike features lots of suspension bridges and the scenery is quite nice. Granted the Latin pop music being pumped out of nearby hotels kind of detracts from the ambiance. I even enjoyed the butterfly...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Roger S
Reviewed 10 February 2019

We brought a team here recently - some for the Ultra Zip Lien and others for hiking - everyone was completely satisfied! Great place!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank rickmA8358GN
Reviewed 30 January 2019

This is one of Guatemala must see. This lake is surrounded by several little villages. This is the main reason you visit PANAJACHEL. This area is a gem with lots of activates for everyone.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank dameong221
Reviewed 28 January 2019 via mobile

We enjoyed a great mountain walk and got to see our friends take off on their zipline. We enjoyed seeing spider monkeys and walk over hanging bridges. We also got to view a butterfly garden Great morning!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank evanses5
Reviewed 28 January 2019 via mobile

This preserve is a quick tuk tuk ride from Panajachel . It was fun to hike alone. The coatis and spider monkeys are behind wire fencing; people couldn’t get in but the animals could get out. For better or for worse the preserve is so...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank katec391
Reviewed 20 January 2019 via mobile

We did the regular zip line course this morning and had a great time. Everything seemed safe and the zip lines were high and thrilling and even quite fast. The hike to the top is warm. The Coatis and spider monkey were wonderful to see....More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank WinterBenson
Reviewed 14 January 2019

This Reserva is a must see for everyone visiting Lake Attitlan. The place is immaculate, beautifully designed, wonderful atmosphere with stunning rooms available for those people wanting to get away from the noise of Pana . Did not try the Zipline ( but heard from...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank buzetgirona
Reviewed 8 January 2019

We walked through the reserve late one afternoon- took around an hour. Our two children loved it and my husband and I enjoyed taking in the natural beauty. There are a number of hanging bridges so not for those scared of heights.

Date of experience: December 2018
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28 April 2018|
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Response from veronikak704 | Reviewed this property |
we went as a couple without booking ahead of time and were able to immediately go on a tour with three other guests that had also just walked in.
10 February 2018|
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Response from 735jajad | Reviewed this property |
No charge into the reserve. Your children will love the hike to the waterfalls and at the butterfly house. Tip: Bring bug spray and wear long pants, high socks and tennis shoes for the children. No shorts or sandals. My... More
9 January 2017|
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Response from maureen331 | Reviewed this property |
I think it was $10 to get in and $30 for zip lining. It is well worth it! Great experience. You can even learn some Mayan words from the guides on the way up! Free language lesson. Haha