Hotel Atitlan is considered one of greatest in Guatemala, a place where the view alone from its shores is worth the stay. It is a full service hotel with attentive staff, extraordinary cuisine and without doubt the most dramatic and appealing natural surroundings in the world.
Hotel Atitlan is designed to be a relaxing home away from home for discriminating travellers in search of a truly unique travel experience. It is wonderfully decorated with wood hand-carved furnishing combined with ornate ceramic tiles. The design and décor reflect the elegant Spanish colonial style of an 18th century Guatemalan plantation. Outside, amidst meticulously cultivated Botanical Gardens abundant with roses, orchids, bougainvillea and azaleas. An infinity pool gazes onto Lake Atitlan and the majestic Atitlan, Toliman and San Pedro volcanoes in the distance.
Each of the 60 rooms and suites at Hotel Atitlan & Gardens features a private balcony overlooking the lake or the hotel’s tranquil grounds. In the morning, you begin the day with the sights and sounds of the exotic birds and fluttering butterflies visiting the meticulously cultivated botanical gardens teeming with roses, orchids, bougainvillea and azaleas.
Rooms have been individually decorated with hand-woven fabrics and bedding, artisan-crafted furniture and authentic artwork from local Guatemalan villages. Floors are made from traditional tile and covered with beautifully hand-woven area rugs. Modern conveniences include complimentary Wi-Fi Internet, cable television and spa-style baths with plush towels and deluxe bath products.
DINNING AT HOTEL ATITLAN
The Hotel Atitlán’s restaurant blends chic sophistication with a warm, casual ambiance. With an elegant terra cotta design complemented by tasteful burgundy and teal shades, the restaurant offers splendid views of Lake Atitlán and the surrounding volcanoes through large bay windows.
The cuisine is a fusion of regional and international specialties, with fresh fruits, vegetables and produce sourced from nearby farms. Guests may dine in one of the two indoor dining rooms or out on the poolside terrace — with all three settings offering uninterrupted lake and volcano views.
Volcanoes Bar is the perfect choice for cocktails before dinner or to unwind after a day of meetings or sightseeing. The fireplace and mahogany columns lend a sense of cosiness and the lake and volcano views offer a wonderful backdrop for relaxation.