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La Fortuna at Atitlan

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Patzisotz Bay | Between Panajachel and Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz La Laguna 07010, Guatemala
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La Fortuna at Atitlan

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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We only had one night at La Fortuna and were only able to stay due to a cancellation. It was well worth it even for only a night. The craft & details that went into the 4 bungalows, new reception building, and grounds was very impressive. The dogs were also a great plus to the experience, always around to go... More 

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KatharineKmack, Owner at La Fortuna at Atitlan, responded to this review

Thank you so much for squeezing us into your recent Lake Atitlan adventure. We are so happy that you enjoyed your short stay, and hope that next time you can stay longer! Thank you so much for taking the time to review us and for your kind words. We especially love the picture you posted! Thanks again - come visit... More 

Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

A beautiful eco-haven on Lake Atitlan - absolutely perfect for a honeymoon! We spent the most blissful and relaxing three days with Kat and Steve as part of a Central America trip. They (and their three lovely dogs) were the perfect hosts - kind, friendly, super knowledgable and Steve's cooking is just sublime. They've created the most perfect get away... More 

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KatharineKmack, Owner at La Fortuna at Atitlan, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely words about La Fortuna. We are so pleased to have been part of your honeymoon and to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. Guests like you make us feel like our job is the easiest in the world! We thank you for choosing to stay with us and for taking the... More 

Panajachel, Guatemala
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We had stayed with Steve and Kat once before and found it to be one of the most enchanting experiences of our lives, so the decission to revisit La Fortuna was an easy one . The bungalow we stayed in had a great view of Lake Atitlan (rated one of the most beautiful lakes on the planet ).The firniture all... More 

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KatharineKmack, Owner at La Fortuna at Atitlan, responded to this review

Thank you for your gracious comments about La Fortuna - and for visiting us a second time! We love having such wonderful repeat clients! Thank you for noticing all the details - and we hope to see you again soon. Thank you for the wonderful review! K&S More 

1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

As La Fortuna comes into view as your round the corner of their private bay, unique and meticulously designed bungalows peek out from the jungle foliage. After getting off the dock and being greeted by the outstanding staff, we were able to take in the true attention to detail these owners have that make this hotel the most unique experience... More 

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KatharineKmack, Owner at La Fortuna at Atitlan, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to recount your experience at La Fortuna - especially love the detailed description of arriving in our private bay. We are so happy you enjoyed all the natural little pleasures of this piece of paradise and hope to have you return soon! Wishing you all the best, K&S More 

Toronto, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

My husband and I went for a nice relaxing vacation..and we had the BEST time. Far exceeded our expectations. Kat & Steve were so accommodating and friendly - we just adore them. If you are looking for a piece of paradise - look no further - you have found it!!! We will definitely be back and looking forward to it... More 

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KatharineKmack, Owner at La Fortuna at Atitlan, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. We adore you and your husband as well and look forward to a possible repeat visit - Central America is calling. Thank you very much for your kind words - Wishing you both the best, K&S More 

Santiago Atitlan
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

What a stunning, beautiful place. Unique, artistic, thoughtful structures. Great food. Enthusiastic, charming hosts. I am in my sixties and physically challenged. Any stairs and steps are worth the effort.

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KatharineKmack, Owner at La Fortuna at Atitlan, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us - and I would hardly say you were physically challenged! So happy you enjoyed your visit and look forward to seeing you again soon. Warmest wishes - K&S More 

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I found this amazing gem during a trip to Guatemala a few years back. I love to travel around the world, but one of my favorite destinations is Guatemala. I try to make it out every couple of years for a long weekend to a week if I can take the time off work. During this trip I had to... More 

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KatharineKmack, Owner at La Fortuna at Atitlan, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, and for being such an amazing repeat client. We love having such wonderful people come back and visit us again. Hope to see you soon. K&S More 

Santiago Atitlan, Guatemala
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Life is sweet at La Fortuna...days softly melt away as you gaze at stunning Lake Atitlan and 3 surrounding volcanos, wander through the beautifully crafted gardens, drink wine on the floating dock, kayak, and have thoughtfully and delicious meals delivered to your bungalow and enjoyed in candle light. We appreciated the soft sheets, the custom made jacuzzi, the authentic touches... More 

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KatharineKmack, Owner at La Fortuna at Atitlan, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to recount your experience with us at La Fortuna. We appreciate your feedback and hope to have you as a guest again in the near future. Wishing you warmest wishes - K&S More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

What can Inpossibly add to all positive reviews on here? We've been in many cabaña/bungalow oriented places around the globe but this one takes the cake on the Americana side of the globe. La Fortuna echoes Asian esthetics mixed with Central American sophistication and is a rare gem in this country. The beauty is in the details in this place,... More 

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KatharineKmack, Owner at La Fortuna at Atitlan, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. It was lovely meeting you both and having some time to chat with you both. We loved having you and hope we are fortunate enough to have you back again in the future if you make your way back down to Central America. We wish you both the very... More 

Toronto, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I usually don't write reviews but I really fell in love with this place. The food and service is impeccable, the staff friendly. I also enjoyed going out on the lake in the kayaks they provide. Also the sunrise coming up in the morning,wow! What a view. If you plan on going to Guatemala and staying on lake Atitlan this... More 

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KatharineKmack, Owner at La Fortuna at Atitlan, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us on TripAdvisor. We are extremely grateful for your kind words and for having been fortunate enough to have had such a wonderful guest. We love it when people leave here happy already dreaming of their next visit. We hope to see you again soon and wish you the very... More 

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