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Unexpected vegan gluten free food

This is such an awesome little spot and totally unexpected in the area. They could do with a few... read more

Reviewed April 24, 2018
Howick, South Africa
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Magical vegan-friendly oasis

As others have mentioned, this place is just incredible and unlike anything else in the region (or... read more

Reviewed August 18, 2016
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Apr 24, 2018
“Unexpected vegan gluten free food ”
Aug 18, 2016
“Magical vegan-friendly oasis”
We're your little neighborhood health food store, only we're in Guatemala! We carry a full line of packaged food, bulk food, vitamins, bulk herbs, bulk spices, bulk super-foods, and plenty of snack items for your hiking, biking, etc. We also carry...more
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Yards from Panajachel Dock 20 | The Corner of Salud y Vida, San Pedro La Laguna 07018, Guatemala
+502 4684 5867
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Reviewed April 24, 2018 via mobile

This is such an awesome little spot and totally unexpected in the area. They could do with a few more tables but the menu has some vegan, gluten free options. Friendly helpful staff and great products in the store too.

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Reviewed August 18, 2016

As others have mentioned, this place is just incredible and unlike anything else in the region (or country). A wide range of imported and local products, drinks, snacks, supplements, treats, herbs, cosmetics, and more. They carry items that you will literally not find anywhere else...More

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Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

I was totally not expecting to find this gem of a health food store anywhere in Guatemala, let alone on the far side of Lake Atitlan! They seriously have *everything*: Kombucha, homemade vegan cheese, a wall of vitamins and supplements, bulk herbs, even Japanese umami...More

Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

I had a great shopping trip yesterday, this store had all my favorite items and so much more. I was very impressed with the selection for such a small shop. The staff was very friendly and helpful. My favorite tea was on sale and that...More

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Reviewed February 1, 2016 via mobile

Homemade products will often be labeled vegan even though they contain honey. Said we could not eat a particular item because it contained honey and got a very rude and condensending "oh you're one of those vegans". You mean an actual vegan? Also got told...More

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Kurt F, Owner at Salud Para Vida The Health Food Store, responded to this reviewResponded February 3, 2016

I'm sorry for your bad experience. We the owners are Vegan and understand and respect your decision and don't think it's a fad at all. We live in a relaxed place and it was meant in a joking fashion, I'm very sorry. We work very...More

Reviewed September 23, 2015

The Village of San Pedro on Lake Atitlan Guatemala is a destination well suited for the young at heart. Hostels, abound throughout the Village. We often travel to San Pedro for the food, great restaurants exist. When you arrive in San Pedro by Boat you...More

2  Thank Antigua G
Reviewed August 5, 2015

This store is just the best. You can find anything you need to cook, cure a wound, or fortify yourself. The workers are very friendly, knowledgeable about the area, and always have helpful ideas without being intrusive. The best is going back and always seeing...More

1  Thank Amy B
Reviewed June 2, 2015 via mobile

i was astounded at the variety and quality of what they have here. staff super nice. they have "just add water" biryani that was fantastic. and dr bronner's.

1  Thank XelaGringa
Reviewed May 4, 2015

Salud Para Vidas' shelves and fridge are filled with delectable delights and an amazing variety of supplements. I buy all of my herbs and spices and healthy snacks there. They never disappoint when it comes to customer care and kindness. This is a must see...More

2  Thank Erin A
Reviewed June 16, 2014

We are staying on Lake Atitlan for four months and we can't believe we found Salud Para Vida. It pretty much has all of the supplements, spices, toiletries, healthy gluten free grains and flours, cleaning supplies, snacks... almost everything we use at home but can't...More

3  Thank RaCoLifeBalance
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Response from Kurt F | Property representative |
Hi, I'm sorry it took so long to answer. Yes we do carry Tapioca Starch. Let us know if you will be needing anything else special. Have a great day.