As the sun begins to set on Lake Atitlan; the sound of the waves gently lap below the stone deck of Laguna Lodge Eco-Resort and Nature Reserve. The awesome sunsets are among the most profound which turn into a star studded night.
The indigenous staff not only work here, they were among the many who helped to build this wonderland. They are so kind and make every effort to make your stay at Laguna Lodge an experience to remember. Love has certainly gone onto this spectacular lodge and nature reserve.
Arrival by boat is the only available transportation to Laguna Lodge Eco-Resort & Nature Reserve. This luxurious, natural 5 star boutique hotel comes complete with sweeping views of a trio of dramatic volcanoes. Sitting lakeside on 40 acres along Lake Atitlan; this truly amazing resort is a perfect solution for any type of getaway.
Situated in Tzantizotz which in local Kaqchikel is Point of Bats, the lodge and reserve begins lakeside at 5135 ft. above sea level. The top of the reserve is at 6,440ft with some of the last remaining primary forest on the lake. From a distance, the thatched roofs blend perfectly with the natural backdrop of coffee and banana trees among the forest! with just a glimpse of the trail above.
The trails are made up of large cliffs and ancient Mayan ceremonial rocks. Organic coffee is grown on the lower slopes of the reserve which is served in the Zotz Restaurant.
The lodge was created from volcanic stone, adobe and palm with magnificent, spacious lakeside suites. The meandering stone walks, walls and planters run throughout the lodge giving the soothing feeling of being back in history and in tune with nature.
The award-winning Zotz restaurant has a spectacular, large stone fireplace which gives a warm ambience for a wonderful dining experience or relaxing in the bar.The restaurant, gathering areas and patios are adorned with unique indigenous antiques and decor which gives the most inviting feeling, while soothing music plays throughout the lodge.
Exquisite rooms and suites offer spectacular views, even from the bath areas. Fashioned with stone walls, wood floors and green Guatemalan marble carved bedside lamps, stone writing desk and antiques.
The baths are a Botanical dream including toiletries, oversized towels and bath robes. The mini bars offer organic wines, chocolates and nuts with complimentary drinking water, fresh floral arrangements and a delightful spa pool.
How to get to Laguna Lodge
Laguna Lodge is 147km west of Guatemala City, approximately two and a half hours away by the pan american highway (CA1). Guatemala City is serviced daily by American Airlines, Delta, United, Continental, Taca, US Airways, Air Canada, China Airlines, British Airways, KLM, Avianca, Spirit or their partners. Arrival airport code is (GUA) Guatemala City Aurora Airport.
If you choose to use their private shuttle service, they will meet you at the airport. The chauffeur will be waiting at the front arrivals gate with a sign with your name on it and will bring you safely and comfortably to Panajachel. The lodge’s private boat will be waiting to take you directly to the lodge just 10 minutes away.
The Lodge is situated in the municipality of Santa Cruz La Laguna, Lake Atitlan National Park, in the western highlands province of Sololá. Conveniently located near Panajachel, public water taxis will stop at our dock regularly throughout the day to take you to other destinations around the lake. Water taxis leave regularly for Santa Cruz La Laguna and first pass the dock of Laguna Lodge. The boats will stop at our private dock when asked. Private boats can be arranged to and from Laguna Lodge 24hrs.