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London
Reviewed June 7, 2016

Set in a beautiful location on lake Atitlán with lake frontage this b&b was excellent. Super comfy bed, hot tub and best of all sumptuous vegan cooking. If you're a meat eater you'll still love the food! Traci and Mark were really helpful and fabulous hosts. I will come back. The lake is an amazing experience.

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Traci S, Owner at Lake Villa Guatemala, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us: we had a wonderful time with you as our guest. Come back soon!

Miami, Florida
Reviewed November 29, 2015

This is a wonderful experience. The location is beautiful, Traci and Mark are excellent hosts, not only providing useful information but also fun conversation that helped us understand the region better, and of course the food is excellent. Traci and Mark were also very accommodating of our logistical desires, which helped us make the most of the limited time (3...

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Traci S, Owner at Lake Villa Guatemala, responded to this review

Thank you so much. It was a pleasure to help you get the most out of your short stay, and we hope you'll be able to come back and spend more time next time.

Reno, Nevada
Reviewed November 28, 2015

I had stayed here when this Shangri-La first opened. It was a WOW, undiscovered jewel. The memories of the hand made cashew milk that was richer than cream in my coffee...truely amazing. Having recently returned and communing with Tracy (and Mark!) has made this non-social media guy - motivated to venture into the virtual world letting everyone know of this...

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Traci S, Owner at Lake Villa Guatemala, responded to this review

Thanks so much! It was a pleasure to have you as one of my first guests, and to reconnect on your recent trip back.

Cincinnati
Reviewed November 18, 2015

I expected to have a wonderful time at Lake Villa Guatemala after viewing the website, (I actually chose to travel to Guatemala BECAUSE of this vegan bed and breakfast), but it surpassed my expectations. Traci and Mark are wonderful hosts. I really appreciated how they provided information about local activities and food. My boyfriend and I stayed with them for...

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Traci S, Owner at Lake Villa Guatemala, responded to this review

There's nothing we like more than guests who enjoy their stay! We hope you'll come back again and spend more time--maybe hike San Pedro volcano next time. We had a great time with you guys--thank you for being such great guests and making it so easy for us!

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed October 19, 2015

Last July my wife and I spent 8 days of our honeymoon at the Lake Villa, and had a fantastic time! Our wonderful hosts Traci and Mark really went out of their way to make sure we had a great time. We really enjoyed our exciting days and relaxed evenings on the lake, but especially the FOOD! The Villa is...

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Traci S, Owner at Lake Villa Guatemala, responded to this review

Thank you so much, Eric & Niki, for your very thoughtful and thorough review. We loved having you here and are honored that we could help make your honeymoon extra special. We look forward to when you can return.

Dorado, Puerto Rico
Reviewed October 10, 2015

If you are ready to disconnect from the stresses of a busy life, I highly recommend the Lake Villa Guatemala. It is one of the most peaceful places on the planet. Only several hours from Guatemala City, on a road that can be a little bumpy in places, the time flew by as we chatted with our driver, Mark. We...

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Traci S, Owner at Lake Villa Guatemala, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We were so happy to celebrate this milestone birthday with you. Having you as our guests was absolutely delightful!

New York City, New York
Reviewed April 30, 2015 via mobile

Traci has set up an amazing vegan bnb right on the shores of Lake Atitlan. From the really great views, to the quick boat rides to local towns, to all the tours and activities you can do, everything was perfect for us. We even got to do a ceremony where a local Mayan Shaman blessed us - how cool is...

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Traci S, Owner at Lake Villa Guatemala, responded to this review

We're so glad you enjoyed your stay and happy that we could help make your time at Lake Atitlan special.

Peterborough, Canada
Reviewed April 22, 2015

It gives me the deepest pleasure to recommend Lake Villa Guatemala. I was able to help Traci in the kitchen cooking vegan meals! Traci is a master of vegan cheese, coconut & almond milk, sauces and lasagna's. The happiest moments of my vacation was fruit, smoothies & coffee at 7:30 am. I can include in a small group of friend's...

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Traci S, Owner at Lake Villa Guatemala, responded to this review

It was so much fun to have you join me in the kitchen and add to my list of vegan dishes, including cauliflower gumbo, corn soup, and the best borscht ever! It was also a joy to introduce you to friends and the community of Santiago Atitlan. We look forward to working with you to help children in need in...

Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed February 23, 2015

I stayed at Lake Villa Guatemala for 7 days. It was ABSOLUTELY WONDERFUL! Traci made sure I arrived safely. She checked in with the driver and he checked in with her. She made sure all the details were considered and cleared. This experience was absolutely amazing. The entire property was clean and safe. Travel around the lake was guided with...

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Traci S, Owner at Lake Villa Guatemala, responded to this review

We're so glad you were delighted with your stay. It was fabulous to share the experience of Lake Atitlan--and our meals--with you! We look forward to the day you can join us again.

Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed October 6, 2014

I live in Brooklyn NY and just had to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life. I also work the night shift and was beyond exhausted. I was in desperate need to get away to a beautiful, quiet, peaceful setting where I could and rest and eat well. After much research, I came upon this charming bed...

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Traci S, Owner at Lake Villa Guatemala, responded to this review

We're so glad you got the peaceful time you were looking for...in addition to enjoying the food and taking full advantage of the excursions! We look forward to seeing you on a future visit.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
On the shore of Lake Atitlan, surrounded by volcanoes in the highlands of Guatemala, lies a unique destination: Lake Villa Guatemala. A private lakefront villa/retreat with spacious guest rooms, luxurious grounds, beautiful views, thoughtfully prepared whole food (vegan) cuisine, and outstanding personalized attention. This is not a typical B&B: we work with you to create your perfect Lake Atitlan experience. We are in a private, quiet area: the ideal location for personal retreats. Rates include breakfast. Vegan lunch and dinner are available. We are about 10 minutes by car from the town of Santiago Atitlan. We can arrange private tours and excursions to introduce you to the beautiful areas around Lake Atitlan. We will also arrange your transportation to the lake. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lake Villa Guatemala

Address: Private Road, off Hwy 14 | 5 km from Santiago Atitlan, Santiago Atitlan 07019, Guatemala
Location: Guatemala > Western Highlands > Solola Department > Lake Atitlan > Santiago Atitlan
Price Range: $95 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
Lake Villa Guatemala Santiago Atitlan, Lake Atitlan
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“Lake View Room was the best”
 of 5 bubbles 265billj, Oct 10, 2015 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles 133hiddengem, Apr 22, 2015 | Read review
“The lake view room is absolutely amazing!”
 of 5 bubbles reynolds208, Feb 23, 2015 | Read review
“The Lake room allows you to access the back area and lake quickly. Garden room also has an entrance to get to the lake area, but is on the second level so you need to go down/up an extra level of stairs, which can be exhausting because of the high altitude if your not used to it.”
 of 5 bubbles dpp84, Oct 6, 2014 | Read review
“There are two rooms. The lake room is down 2 flights of stairs and has a beautiful view of the lake. The garden room looks very nice but the view is as described - plants and flowers and whatnot.”
 of 5 bubbles DStraus, May 6, 2013 | Read review
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