Villa Santa Catarina Atitlán Lake

This Hotel in lake Atitlan is located 5 minutes away from Panajachel, on the shoreline of lake Atitlán, considered one of the most beautiful lakes in the world and surrounded by 3 impressive volcanoes (San Pedro, Tolimán & Atitlán) and 12 Maya-Cackchiquel and Maya-Tzutuhil villages, whose people after centuries, still maintain their traditions, costumes & beliefs

The 38 rooms at Villa Santa Catarina Hotel in Lake Atitlán are arranged in 2 buildings of 2 floors each, surrounded by beautiful gardens and magnificient views of Lake Atitlán and the sourrounding mountains.

Services and Facilities


38 rooms all with private bathroom, hot water, balcony and cable TV
Las Payas Restaurant:  Enjoy international cuisine as well as local specialties for breakfast, lunch & dinner  (open from 7:00 to 21:00 hrs)
Souvenir shop
2 outdoor swimming pool for adults & children
Sun beds & garden furniture
Beautiful gardens
Ping-pong table, “futillo” & billiard
Free wireless internet in lobby, restaurant & garden
Parking lot
Laundry service
Bilingual staff
Money exchange (US$, euro)
Safety box (in front desk)
internet service
Assistance for tours & transfers
Medical assistance (in front desk)
The hotel offers one meeting room  with capacity for up to 50 people to have your seminar, business meeting, convention or wedding, in a very different and pleasant atmosphere



Tourist Attractions

The “Altiplano” lays between two important mountain ranges: the southern portion of Sierra Madre and Los Cuchumatanes range, this ranges embrace lakes, high valleys, the tallest mountains, rivers and volcanoes. The Guatemala high plateaus are a tempting invitation to take a closer look at the thousand years old traditions of this land full of History and cultures.

Chichicastenango, a Maya settlement for Centuries, was a place where brother Francisco Jimenez found the Popol Vuh, the holy book of the Quiches at the end of the XVIII Century. In this colorful town, catholic and pre-Hispanic rituals blend in an almost perfect symbiosis. The merchants go down the main plaza every Thursday and Sunday to trade and exchange goods, something that has change a little in centuries.

In a choice location in the Altiplano lays the most important neoclassic city of Central America: Quetzaltenango, the second largest and most important city of Guatemala. Colorful agricultural Indian communities surround the city as San Andres Xecul, where visitors can admire the most colorful church façade that reflects the colorful women blouse known as “Huipil”. Zunil and Almolonga are also famous for the agriculture activities, producing the best vegetables of the region.

Lake Atitlán, described by many as the most beautiful lake in the world, is surrounded by 12 Indian villages and the three majestic volcanoes: Toliman, Atitlan and San Pedro. The most popular villages are Panajachel, Santa Catarina Palopó, San Antonio Palopó and Santiago, famous for “Maximon” a carácter who is widely worshiped by its inhabitants.


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Lunes a Viernes 9am - 6pm
Sábado 9am - 1:30pm CST
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