Hostel Jarachik in San Pedro la Laguna

Owned and run by a Maya family, Hostel Jarachik has private rooms and dorms, some on the roof with fine views of the lake.

Hostel Jarachik in San Pedro la Laguna

There’s a lively bar and top-notch restaurant, both with good prices. It’s conveniently located halfway between the zona viva and the bars and restaurants on Seventh Avenue.

Since Cafe Atitlan moved to Jarachik in mid-September, new management is changing the name of the hotel. We will post it as soon as soon as it is finalized.  See Hostel Jarachik for more information and the latest news.

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Hotel Mikaso in San Pedro la Laguna

Lake Atitlan Hotels: Hotel Mikaso

The classiest hotel in San Pedro is surprisingly affordable. And Hotel Mikaso has incredible vistas of Lake Atitlan and three volcanoes, with a Jacuzzi on the roof for even better view.Hotel Mikaso’s restaurant serves gourmet cuisine like Shrimp Tempura and Mayan Paella as well as burgers and sandwiches.

Hotel Mikaso at Lake Atilan

One of Lake Atitlan’s Top Hotels

Hotel Mikaso is also close to other restaurants and bars on Avenida Seven. Next to the dock for Santiago boats, it is near The Deep End Bar and Restaurants, where guests of Hotel Mikaso get special disounts. Read a feature review at Hotel Mikaso Or visit the hotel’s site at Hotel Mikason.

D’Noz Restaurante in San Pedro la Laguna

Fish Friday’s at Restaurante D’Noz is a favorite with locals and travelers. Last week I had the salmon, a huge slab of fresh fish for only Q45, about $5 US.

D’Noz Restaurant in San Pedro, Lake Atitlan

Lake Atitlan, the most magical lake in the world, is a laid-back place in Guatemala.

Lake Atitlan is a great place to vacation or live. San Pedro la Laguna, Panajachel, Santiago, San Marcos and Santiago are home to retirees from around the globe, as well as to the living Maya. These are some of the most affordable places to live in Central America.

A variety of bars and restaurants provide cheap to moderate dining options, and there’s lively nightlife in San Pedro, Santiago and Panajachel.

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