La Lancha Lodge
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TravelPod Member ReviewsLa Lancha Lodge Flores
Hanging on the banks of Lake Peten Itza, this hotel, owned and designed by the Coppola family is a true gem. Attention is paid to every detail and the staff showed the same level of care to our every needs.
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La Lancha is a little gem hanging on the banks of Lake Peten Itza. Owned by Francis Coppola it is beautifully designed with full attention to detail. The staff treated us like royalty... the two appreciative princesses made the most of it!
However, the true owners of the place were the two families of howler monkeys that ruled the jungle. Their …
... All he does is say how much he hates this job and can't wait to finish, and then is so opinionated and passionate about ********, yet is so hypocritical in his actions. Annoying. And I hate his pineapple hair. Miss Daniels ringlets haha. Whatever. Just annoying cos I didn't get to swim, and I didn't enjoy the resort. This hotel is beautiful minus the ant infestation. ******* hell Guatemala. Get me to ...
... with the room lottery this time round and were given a top floor room with a gorgeous view out onto the sunny lake, where local children were diving off the harbour wall. The island is very small and it feels as if everyone knows everyone's business, with not much interaction with tourists. Walking up the steep streets to the centre of the island, we found one of the few churches in the world to have a black Jesus! That evening ...
... huge camera around her neck and the incredibly obvious money belt bulging under her top was perhaps not the most discreet way of travelling! Once we arrived to Flores (10 hours later) we checked into our very average looking guest house and set off to find some cheap dinner. The next day, after being pretty exhausted from our long travelling day yesterday we decided to just chill for the day. We explored the little town, shopped for some magnets ...
... we walked through the darkness back to the areas we'd already seen; the main plaza, temples 1 and 2, passing temple 3 and eventually reaching and climbing temple 4. On the way, we saw a tarantula which was basically man-handled by Luis, a scorpion, and some spider monkeys. The top of temple 4 for sunrise was again very pleasant, as we looked over the misty treetops into the distance. It wasn't spectacular, as the dense mist ...