Reserva Natural Atitlán, Panajachel

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Explore the lake basin at Reserva Natural Atitlán, a park offering numerous ecotourism activities. Hike the nature trails around the giant caldera that made Lake Atitlan, framed by three impressive volcanoes. Head across the hanging rope bridges, crossing lush creeks and waterfalls, or take things up a gear with a ride on the zipline. Relax at the onsite cafe by the butterfly house, surrounded by coffee groves with hummingbirds darting around. Established in 1995, the reserve has a commitment to sustainability and ongoing conservation efforts across the Guatemalan highlands. Put Reserva Natural Atitlán and other Panajachel attractions into our Panajachel trip planner , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • A beautiful place however I think the price for local is too high would seem to make it exclusive to foreigners also should be eaten as the restaurant service is slow and not good
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  • while visiting lake Atitlan in Guatemala we went to the Reserva Natural. We first went through a beautiful butterfly enclosure with hundreds of different butterflies flying around. Then we donned our ...  more »
  • A good place to visit in Panajachel, step see the butterfly and reach the bridges where is has a breathtaking view of nature, you can breathe pure air and are suitable for birds of the area. in winter season, the place is quite green.
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  • Guatemala, lake atitlan is the greatest secret on earth. Peaceful and untouched. Nature at it's best. 100 mile lake. Astounding feeling and sense of tranquility.
  • What a trip. The butterfly enclosure was spectacular. The hike isn't terrible. Very doable. Taking the small trail is about an hour and the longer trail is about 2. The waterfall is neat because you can get right down to it. We also saw monkeys! Very neat experience
  • Beautiful landing and visitors area. the butterfly preserve is beautiful and also the zip lines are very exciting. If you want to spend the day with fun excitement and relaxation come to the reserve,
  • Really nice if you like a bit of hiking. There's a butterfly sanctuary and lots of coatis and some spider monkeys on the way.
  • Beautiful place, with a beautiful cause. The staff is great, friendly and helpful. The rooms are wonderful, the trails, the ziplines. Great to spend a couple of days and disconnect from city life.
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