For guided tours around San Pedro, to Cerro de Oro and other parts of Lake Atitlan, see Guatemalasurmesure in San Pedro. They do walking tours of San Pedro that includes lunch with a Maya family as well as others, and also do custom tours. Guides speak fluent English, Spanish and French.
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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