Situated in the Sierra Madre mountains, at an altitude of at 1,562 m above sea level and surrounded by 3 inactive volcanoes, Lake Atitlan it is one of the most beautiful lakes in the world. It has a wide surface of 130 square kms with a length of 12 Kms. Its blue water basin reaches a maximum depth of 340 meters.
Circulating on the roads or hiking the hills, the views are spectacular. There is plenty of time for everything, no need to rush. The weather is mild, possibly the most comfortable you may wish. With seven Mayan towns around the lake and a rich agenda of things to do, one could spend weeks without admitting it was time to leave. Among the most popular tours around the Lake, there are interesting options such as:
– San Pedro La Laguna and the thermal baths
– Neighbor villages of Santa Cruz la Laguna and Jaibalito
– Sunrise from Indian’s Nose
– Visit Panajachel
– Hike San Pedro volcano