At first we thought we were mad to book this place, since it is wooden cabuns in the middle of the woods it ahs something a bit different from what we call as a "hotel".
HOWEVER, after the first night you totally get used to take a shower in the open bathrooms and see all the animals around you. we were planning to stay for 2 nughts and evenutally booked a week :))
the hotel is quite, peacefull and has amazing local-western restaurant.
don´t miss breakfast- espically the ESPANOL one, try all crazy smoothies, book a dinner every day (even of share it, this is totally worth it) and most important relax... (:
we also recommend to try the hotel offers such as: the sauna, massages, salsa classes. it is really uniqe and good.
finally, if you are spontanious like us, ask the staff for their recommandations for exploring the lake, you will be surprised how much they know about secret places, restaurants, and hikes.
This is the place for us to also say to the hotel staff a huge thank you all for a wonderful week and a perfect ending to our vacation. Your hotel is amazing and all staff employees are super nice!!
- Also Known As:
- Hotel IslaVerde Guatemala/Lake Atitlan
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Islaverde is the hotel where you can reconnect with nature, where you will live without the constriction of time, enjoying a simple, organic and eco life-style, knowing every single detail will be carefully arranged for you; gourmet cooking, beautiful decoration, gorgeous surroundings, breathtaking gardens, artwork, and technical comforts…A place to disconnect, laze, and enjoy the beauty of Lake Atitlan. Let us BE your vacation, we will book cultural, adventure or spa services for you…from our own garden you will be able to hop on a boat to explore the rest of the lake, knowing on your return our little paradise will be awaiting you. And if you don´t feel like moving just enjoy our lavish gardens; sunbathe, swim, kayak, take yoga, salsa or Spanish lessons, have a massage, a sauna or an open-air hot tub, enjoy our library and restaurant, bird watch, explore the trails around us or dive with our neighbors…We offer nine independent wooden cabins and two brand new apartments for families or groups. All are set on a hill, which ensures every one of them has a breathtaking view of Lake Atitlan, while being hidden and private from the rest of the hotel. Our rooms are decorated in a simple yet hip style, with Mayan woven materials and naïf paintings.Sunrise, sunset, midday or midnight, our lakeside lounge is the perfect place to sunbathe, go swimming, sip on a cocktail or a fresh fruit smoothie or just take in the majestic beauty of Lake Atitlan. Prefer a more secluded, private spot? You´ll find hammocks and loungers tucked into lush nooks all throughout our beautiful tropical gardens, and a wonderful yoga studio overlooking the lake which is free for our guests to enjoy.The patio below our slow-food restaurant is the ultimate spot to feast your eyes and your senses; come and enjoy what according to many— Rough Guide amongst others—is some of the best food you can find in Guatemala. Dine with the ultimate view, or just chill out and read a book. If you feel like lying around the patio next to the restaurant is stocked with pillows and cushions. Make yourself at home! ... more less
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