Laguna Lodge Eco-Resort & Nature Reserve
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
TripAdvisor Reviews Laguna Lodge Eco-Resort & Nature Reserve Santa Cruz La Laguna
Travel Blogs from Santa Cruz La Laguna
... the loooong way down to the lake( another reason to think about the necessity of conserving ones energy!) my bathroom is made of earth bags as a foundation, and limestoned to finish the base. It has a rock wall made of small rocks in the shower area and bamboo wall on the side, the forth wall is partial and open to the view of the lake, with strategically placed ferns palms and fronds to hide any onlookers( I don't think that's possible unless you're in a boat on ...
Day 1: we stayed in Hotel El Mosaico last night and left Antigua in a hurry. After scoffing down a delicious breakfast of tipico Guatemalan food (frijoles again with eggs and rock melon juice) and Hinesh having a Spanglish conversation with the staff about how many days we had been in the country, we got on our shuttle to Lanquin. The drive was typical of what we had seen in Guatemala, the driver drove on whatever side of the road was convenient and there are really no rules ...
... We ate some papa
frites (fried potato chips) from a food stand and finished the walk with a
coffee and lemonade at the Volcan Lodge.
The day ended with a communal dinner at the
hostel where a mature aged American talked our ears off about his local
community project to help the poor help themselves through technology. It was
nice to see someone so passionate about their work. We unfortunately were
deprived of a nice sunset because of ...
... by the current. By holding on, you are able to fight back against the current as it washes over your shoulders, providing a natural massage. The benefits outweigh the fact that your body went into shock as it entered the refreshingly cold water! When you're tired of holding on, you pull yourself into the rubber tube attached to the rope and sit back and relax. The perfect end to a long and dusty day.
The day gets better when you realise you don't have to venture far for ...
... br> The next day, we headed to Santa Cruz by boat to our hostel called, Iguana Perdida. Santa Cruz is a quaint, seclusive town filled with mostly tourists. I didn't see one native there who wasn't a worker; it was a little disappointing since I wanted to get to know the people. Another tourist group spent the day with us instead. They were a bunch of high school Canadian students. Apparently, Canadians have to remain discrete in certain parts of Guatemala ...