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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  • Lake Atitlan is a gorgeous landscape surrounded by volcanoes, Mayan towns, textile weavers and coffee fields. Each town around the lake has it's own unique character. Panajachel is large and filled wi...  more »
  • Takes a great illusion of go know the Lake and admire their view but unfortunately for my it was cloudy all the time, I do not advise to go in April, locals told me that the best time is from November to December, I I stay in Panajachel, and was also nice that there I got the cheapest souvenirs and you can haggle , from Antigua is lasts around 3 hours to arrive, also recommend to buy the tour they walk and compare in any Santander Street (I think that it was so called) there are many agencies that can ask
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  • Travelled to Lake Atitlan on 2 seperate occassions. From a great distance high above the lake on the highway, the first impressions that one gets when seeing it for the first time is one of certain am...  more »