Lake Atitlan, Lake Atitlan

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Set against three volcanoes jutting up from its southern shore, Lake Atitlan represents the deepest body of water in Central America. The basin of the lake comes from volcanic origins, with its waters filling a large caldera. The villages and towns that surround the lake remain the preserve of the indigenous Maya people, and their authentically rustic atmosphere and charm complement the look and feel of the natural wonder. Swim, kayak, cliff-jump, or rent a boat for the day and glide across the water to visit the villages. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Lake Atitlan and many more Panajachel attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Panajachel trip itinerary builder.
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  • August 9, 2017
    The view of the Lake with its volcanoes around the Central magnificent is simply incomparable, the environment around the Central magnificent is very safe, many sales to buy souvenirs, cheap hotels and rich food. Quiet on trips in boat and also there are many places to go out at night to eat or drink
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  • August 8, 2017
    I've got really mixed feelings about Lake Atitlan. One one hand, it is a truly amazing, majestic experience that creates a feeling of awe. The views of the volcanoes are truly incredible and I took so...  more »
  • August 8, 2017
    Lake Atitlan allows us to enjoy its beautiful views, especially the sunrise and sunsets, is a show that offers, besides the beautiful volcanoes and mountains. You can enjoy ecological zones and the pure air.
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