La Casa del Mundo
La Casa del Mundo intertwines with the surrounding lush rainforest overlooking the beautiful Lake Atitlan. Marvel at the untouched beauty from the lakeside with panoramic views of all three volcanoes over the horizon.
Accessible only by boat, La Casa del Mundo is a secluded little hideaway on the rocky shores of Lake Atitlan – offering an unforgettable stay!
Enjoy unparalleled views of the huge volcanoes that dominate the lake and gorgeous sunsets from either your private balcony or one of the many patios dotted around the hotel
Cosy rooms, some with a fireplace and decorated with local furniture and colorful handmade textiles
There's plenty to do at the hotel itself - swim, kayak, learn Spanish or just relax and read whilst swinging in a hammock!
Accessible only by boat, La Casa del Mundo is a secluded little hideaway on the rocky shores of Jaibalito on Lake Atitlan. This picturesque boutique hotel not only offers great accommodation, good food and good company, but unparalleled views of three staggering volcanoes, Atitlan, San Pedro and Toliman. Dominating the landscape, these towering volcanoes create a majestic scene and to admire this from such a quaint hotel makes for a quite a special occasion.
Perched on a cliff, guests will arrive in style at the hotel's small pier and wander up the steps to a warm welcome and admire their first glimpse of the spectacular view. There are small terraces dotted around the cliff edge, each with a number of sun loungers for relaxing as well as tables and chairs where guests can dine by candlelight in the evening and soak up the sunshine in the morning.
La Casa del Mundo boasts 17 cosy stone walled rooms with warming wooden furnishings and handcrafted Mayan decoration. Accommodating three room types, the rooms are ideal for entertaining both families and couples. Whilst preserving its authenticity, all the rooms are fitted with modern amenities for a comfortable stay including Wi-Fi. If the evening is chilly and you wish to eat inside, the dining is communal and makes for great story-telling with other guests of the day's adventures.
During your stay at La Casa del Mundo, you can delve into the local heritage and discover the lake's charms. Spend a day out on the lake visiting different mayan villages and learning their culture, climb one of the volcanoes with a guide or head out by yourself in a kayak. Spanish classes can also be arranged on site, and if you wish to go into town for a spot of shopping, you can arrange this in the morning directly with the hotel.
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Biking Lake Atitlan & village tour
Explore the shores of Lake Atitlan by bike and discover the many traditional villages that surround the lake, dotted between its three volcanoes, as well as soaking in the region's natural beauty.
The pretty highland town of Chichicastenango is famed for holding the biggest and best market in Guatemala, where indigenous peoples come from all over the area to sell their wares. Spend a full day exploring the maze of stalls and observing local life.
Lake Atitlan Village Tour - Santiago & San Juan La Laguna
Take a boat across the calm waters of Lake Atitlan to the villages of Santiago de Atitlan and San Juan la Laguna, each with a distinctive character yet both very charming and two of the most fascinating of the surrounding villages.
On market day (Tuesdays & Fridays) the village of Solola, on the shores of Lake Atitlan, is bursting with life and local Maya people from all around the area flock to buy and sell their wares dressed in traditional costume and brightly colored textiles.