About Panajachel / Lake Atitlán
Located in the Guatemalan highlands, about two hours from Antigua, this unique lake is huddled between three volcanoes.
The K’iche’, Tz’utujil and Kaqchikel Maya provide an explosion of color appreciated in their textiles, crafts, artworks, and way of life.
Panajachel is one of the biggest towns on the lake and offers many choices of hotels, restaurants, bars, and stores. It is also the main hub for boat transportation to the lakeside villages available all day until about sunset.
Recommended Hotels in Panajachel / Lake Atitlán by Antigua Tours
*The rates below are applicable through the year except for Holy Week and Christmas New Year’s (special rates upon request), unless otherwise noted.Rates subject to change.
One of the most favorite hotels in the area, it has 62 rooms, each featuring, private bath, phone, and cable TV. It is located on the lake shore and is known for its beautiful gardens. It also has a pool, restaurant with room service, bar, and a heliport.
Hotel Posada de Don Rodrigo Panajachel
Thirty-nine rooms each with private bath, fire place and phone are built right on the lake. The property also features a sauna, pool, with a fun slide for kids, squash court, restaurant, bar, and gardens. This contemporary hotel is centrally located right of the main street of town.
Hotel Dos Mundos
Located on the main street, Calle Santander, it is a full service hotel complete with swimming pool, restaurant, café, bar and conference room. It is two blocks from the shores of Lake Atitlán and near all of the stores.
Porta Hotel del Lago
Seventy standard rooms, 10 suites, and 20 rooms at the executive floor offer five star amenities. All rooms have the spectacular view of Lake Atitlan. This conventional style hotel is centrally located right on the lakes shoreline.
Seventy years ago the fortunate few who visited Atitlan had nowhere to stay. To accommodate them, Ernesto Weymann built Hotel Regis. His granddaughter, Maria Mercedes Weymann, owns and runs the hotel today.