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Pamakanya-Lush Gardens, Volcano Views, Lake Front

6 reviews
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Overview
4 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
13 guests
4 nights minimum
Rental Home
Pamakanya is a breathtaking waterfront villa on Guatemala's Lake Atitlan. This private retreat features three houses, lush gardens, multiple, patios, and a dock that's perfect for diving into the blue water of Central America's most beautiful lake. While always in view of three stunning volcanoes, a vacation at Pamakanya includes swimming, kayaking, hiking, relaxing, and enjoying the people, culture, and activities of the many surrounding Guatemalan towns and villages. Rents to 2 to 13 people....Pamakanya is a breathtaking waterfront villa on Guatemala's Lake Atitlan. This private retreat features three houses, lush gardens, multiple, patios, and a dock that's perfect for diving into the blue water of Central America's most beautiful lake. While always in view of three stunning volcanoes, a vacation at Pamakanya includes swimming, kayaking, hiking, relaxing, and enjoying the people, culture, and activities of the many surrounding Guatemalan towns and villages. Rents to 2 to 13 people.More
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Rebecca S
Languages spoken:English, Spanish
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:February 2013
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Reviewed August 3, 2017

We loved our stay in the main house. Lazy mornings reading on the dock and swimming in the lake, or kayaking to Jaibalito. Afternoons catching a lancha to the villages around the lake, all with their distinct characteristics. The gardens are beautiful, and well-looked after...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank rosaposa
rchasesmith, VR Owner at Pamakanya-Lush Gardens, Volcano Views, Lake Front, responded to this reviewResponded August 4, 2017

Thanks for the great review! We'd love to have you back anytime. So glad you enjoyed the stay.

Reviewed March 5, 2015

My family and a group of friends just returned from a week-long stay at Pamakanya. Our group has rented houses all over for the last several years, and we all agreed that this one ranks as number one. The views from the three houses that...More

Date of stay: February 2015
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Reviewed April 16, 2014

I'll admit, after 20 years away from Guatemala I was a bit nervous about staying in an unfamiliar location with my family. We could not be happier with our decision to stay at Pamakanya. What a delightful way to become reacquainted with Guatemala and the...More

Date of stay: July 2013
2  Thank Sunster1
Reviewed February 23, 2014

One of our best vacations ever in this comfortable house overlooking beautiful lake surrounded by volcanoes. A place to relax and forget work & the outside world. Perfect spot to explore the villages around the lake. Walk down to the dock & wave for a...More

Date of stay: February 2014
Thank CEL535
Reviewed July 31, 2013

I traveled to Pamakayna with my husband and teenage daughters. We were concerned about the trip in, but it couldn't have been easier. Plane, bus, boat, there! Becky, the owner, arranged for Maria to have dinner waiting for us that night, but the kitchen had...More

Date of stay: April 2013
1  Thank jssirish
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: Ask
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Porch
Washer
Safe
Outdoor Dining Area
Air Conditioning
Towels Provided
Paper Towels Provided
A Winter Sun Getaway
Books
TV
Shared Yard
Linens Provided
Internet Access
Toaster
Telephone
Staffed Property
Stove
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Local Guides/Maps
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Alarm Clock
Water Views
Blender
Freezer
Housekeeping Optional
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Waterfront
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Microwave
Boat Available
Balcony
Mountain Views
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Terrace
Patio
Fireplace
Deck
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Would you consider this rental a waterfront property?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighborhood
Could this be your dream vacation? We’ve certainly found that it’s ours. We love the verdant climate, friendly people, fresh food, boat rides, electrifying sunrises and sunsets, and refreshing dock swims. The many local cultures are evident in many ways…vibrant Mayan clothing, artwork and crafts, new age massages, and funny chats with gregarious boat drivers. The property includes a main house and two bungalows, many levels of gardens and patios, a rocky beach and a dock. The houses are equipped with electricity, hot and cold running water, appliances, and kitchen supplies, bedding, towels, recreational supplies and more. Pamakanya, which means “place of hot springs” in Kaqchikel (one of the local Mayan languages), is aptly named due to natural hot springs and warm sand that dot the edge ...
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