Hotel Aaculaax

Address: Barrio 3, San Marcos La Laguna, Lake Atitlan, Western Highlands, 10001, Guatemala | B&B
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This B&B is located in the Midtown area of San Marcos La Laguna.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Aaculaax San Marcos La Laguna

    Reviewed by outram

    Art by the lake

    Reviewed Jun 17, 2013
    by (4 reviews) Kaaawa , United States Flag of United States

    This is a beautiful place set just below the little Mayan reserve where they used to have Mayan sacrifices. The reserve has trails up to the altar and places to swim and a trampoline. The hotel is quirky in all the right ways, with great mosics, tiles and artwoks decorating all the rooms and common areas. The gardens are peaceful and filled with hidden treasures.

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    Reviewed by travellerbruce

    What a bathroom!

    Reviewed Jan 24, 2013
    by (11 reviews) London , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Friendly welcome

    One of the most curious rooms I've ever been in, but great.

    WIFI a bit dodgy

    Strange bathroom in Hotel Aaculaax
    San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Aaculaax San Marcos La Laguna

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

    Travel Blogs from San Marcos La Laguna

    Yoga, rain and smoking gods in the Mayan highlands

    A travel blog entry by wyldhorsez on Jun 13, 2015

    33 photos

    ... an elderly gent in traditional dress, who offered to take us to him for 150 quetzales ($20). Having laughed directly in his face, he dropped it instantly to 50 quetzales, but we carried on walking. When we arrived at the square we found that a large, but apparently poorly attended political rally was about to, or had just taken place for the Lider (leader) party. We asked in bakeries and tiendas if the locals knew where to find Maximón, but everyone told us that they ...

    City Tour and time with the host family

    A travel blog entry by swithrow on May 26, 2015

    11 photos

    ... the guide pointed out things like an atm, a supermarket, and good places to eat.

    After the tour, me and two of the others went to a place called La Cafetera where we all got a drink - mine was a Coka Float - and chatted. It was good getting to meet others who are doing the same general thing as me. However, I have noticed that a good majority of those who are studying here are learning the basics of Spanish. It ...

    Lake Atitlan

    A travel blog entry by victoria_russ on Feb 20, 2015

    1 comment, 7 photos

    ... got drenched on the way over, it was so choppy! 2) Chichicastenango Market - a market legendary for it's sprawling size; rumoured to be the largest in Central America. There was, sadly, significant repetition on the stalls, and we'd seen a lot of the produce elsewhere, but the prices were much lower and if you searched hard you could find some really unique items. Needless to say we both got some serious shopping done with a few new clothes ...

    San Pedro to Antigua

    A travel blog entry by tnanoble on Jan 07, 2015

    1 photo

    ... noticed and is sometimes done in a smaller, classier van but the other guys are pretty certain it's going to be a bus. But when we hear the Leon call from the reception desk, we get outside and notice a 7 seater van with bigger seats waiting for us. So we pile in and start the long journey to Nicaragua, via El Salvador. Hopefully no issues with immigration, van or anything else along the way. We reminisce on the amazing experience and time we had in our ...

    Entry into the Guatemalan Highlands

    A travel blog entry by parleusted on Jan 02, 2015

    34 photos

    ... as the fancy catches you. On this trip, we compromised and chose to stay put at a single location for 3 days and undertake day trips. There are great benefits to this mode (no heavy packs, no packing/unpacking every day, nice restaurants etc.) but it limits the radius of your circle as you have to keep the timing of the last returning chicken bus from your destination. We chose to stay at Panajachel, on the shores of Lago Atitlan (the cradle of ...

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    San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala