Lake Atitlan

When to go

Jan-March

Ideal length

4 nights

Transfer time

1 hour flight from Patagonia

Lake Atitlan is one of the most enchanting places of natural beauty in the Americas.  It lies in an enormous caldera, dominated by three volcanoes and surrounded by numerous Mayan villages.  Atitlan has long been a spiritual place for the locals, meaning ‘the place where the rainbow gets its colours’ in the Mayan language.

OUR FAVOURITE THINGS TO DO IN LAKE ATITLAN

BOAT TRIPS

Travel across the lake by boat and visit the traditional village of Santiago Atitlan with its curious shrine to Maximon; and Santa Catarina where the locals still wear beautifully intricate embroidered clothing. This can be combined with a visit to Sololá market to make it a full day trip.

HIKING

There are various footpaths that link the colourful and traditional villages dotted around the edge of the lake. A guided walk along these trails offers a great insight into the local way of life.

KAYAKING

For those who seek something a little different, why not rent a kayak and make your own way around the lake. try not to fall in though as the water is very cold!!

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