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San Marcos Holistic Center

Address: Calle del Unicornio | Barrio 3, San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala
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Type: Health Clubs, Sports
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Bradenton Beach, Florida
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

The Holistic Center hosts a variety of therapist that each have their own unique hands. Most of the rooms are available for local or traveling therapist to rent. Which is a wonderful feature for backpacking Massage Therapist to earn some extra cash and continue their practice. A dry erase board with the therapist schedule greets you as you walk up.... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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67 reviews 67 reviews
19 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

This is an area lost in a time warp, around thhe 1960's. There was no energy experienced. The area is reprentive of an amusement park. The only way to San Marcos is by boat.

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Albany, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

I was fortunate to stayed in their hostel my first night in San Marcos to learn about the holistic center and had a session with Dr. Chus Landa who gave me very beneficial recommendations to improve my wellbeing.

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23 reviews 23 reviews
9 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

Another bad experience while visiting Panajachel. We rented a boat to go to San Marcos La Laguna to get a full masage. After searching and searching for the place that was know as THE BEST, acording to these reviews. We finally found The Holistic Center. It was closed, with an add that read: close all November and December!!! Locals told... More

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Copan, Honduras
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

If you are interested in either receiving a massage or treatment or taking a course to learn the skills of massage then I would highly recommend Katherine in the Holistic Cottage, San Marcos Holistic Centre. She is a very knowledgeable teacher and can convey this knowledge in a very understandable way - going the extra mile to explain the principles... More

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Edinburg, Texas
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62 reviews 62 reviews
7 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

I had to wait for about 20 minutes since the person before me "wasn't ready to leave." Hmmm. Anyway, Etai was an excellent masseuse. It was a little strange that before the massage, he had me shuffle a deck of Tarot cards and pick one. Each image was a "crop circle" geometric figure that had been found somewhere in the... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

I got the best massage I have ever had at the holistic center, and I belong to a monthly massage club in the US so I know some about massages. Eli was outstanding- I could tell that he cares about his clients and is highly professional with an incredible amount of dedication to his line of work. What a difference... More

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Toronto, Canada
15 reviews 15 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013

I received an abdominal massage (Chi Nei Tsang - Chinese internal organ massage) from Marta and all I can say is wow! She definitely has a gift. She customized her therapy based on my story - using a mix of acupressure, chi nei tsang and emotional release technique. I felt amazing that day. If I hadn't been leaving the next... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012 via mobile

Out of this world hospitality with Marta in charming village on Lake Atitlan. Looking foward to next time.

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Denver, CO
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147 reviews 147 reviews
39 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

Everyone here is at the top of their field - whatever treatment you are looking for it will be excellent here. Classes are great as well. Highly recommended if you are staying in town for a little while and want to learn a thing or two.

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