Reserva Natural Atitlan, Panajachel

(3.7/5 based on 90+ reviews on the web)
Visit Reserva Natural Atitlan to discover the life cycle of the butterflies--and maybe even have one land on your hand. Walk through the garden, where scores of butterflies fly free around you. See how these colorful creatures hatch from chrysalis, and learn more about their role in the ecosystem. This picturesque sanctuary is also a habitat for local plants, and 50 out of Guatemala's astonishing 900 native orchid species flourish here. Bring a camera to capture the lovingly maintained reserve. With our international travel planner, Panajachel attractions like Reserva Natural Atitlan can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • I have been coming to this place for the past 5 years and have always loved the experience of flying through the trees! This is good for adults and children with the youngest being 6 years old. Great ...  more »
  • I decided to go my last day before returning to antigua. I came to that 8:30 in the morning. I visited the Butterfly (little butterflies) and I undertook the hike on the trails. A walk where several bridges cross to reach the beach of the Lake. A unique and beautiful spot where you can one swim at your own risk. Spectacular view and feeling of peace only. It is worth those trails of 20/30 min. a TucTuc Q10 cobra from the village. The view of the Bay is unsurpassed.
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  • The butterfly reserve was really beautiful. People have commented that it's good for kids, but it's also good for the elderly. It's peaceful and relaxing and you can just sit and watch. They also have...  more »