Known as one of the most beautiful lakes in the world, Lake Atitlan is located within the picturesque Guatemalan Highlands, Central America. Its shores dotted with Mayan villages and overlooked by three towering volcanoes, Toliman, Atitlan and San Pedro.
For those seeking a less indolent time of it, Lake Atitlan has also become something of an ‘Activity Holiday’ destination within Guatemala; trekking, cycling, canoeing and even paragliding are all possible while, for those who are feeling fit, the ascent of San Pedro volcano will afford the most stunning views over Lake Atitlan.
Visit Santa Cruz la laguna. It is located in Lake Atitlan. 3.5hrs away from Guatemala City and 2hrs away from Antigua Guatemala.
When you are traveling through Guatemala and you arrive to Lake Atitlan, you might have the first question, is it possible to swim here?.