Schools at Lake Atitlan: Spanish and Cooking

The fast track to learning to speak Spanish is to study with teachers whose primary language is Spanish. By doing so at Lake Atitlan, Guatemala, you will also be able to practice throughout the day, and you can learn about the local culture at the same time.

Spanish-language schools highly recommended by their previous students are Casa Rosario and Escuela Cooperativo. Another top choice, the San Pedro Spanish School has classes in other towns around Lake Atitlan.

Cooking Schools at Lake Atitlan

Guatemalan-style cooking, which differs greatly from Mexican food, is taught around the lake. Cooking classes at Café la Puerta in San Pedro la Laguna are run by a Maya chef with gourmet training.

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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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