Full kitchen includes 6 burner gas stove & oven, microwave oven, full size fridge, coffee makers, quality cooking equipment.Our guests always comment on these bananas, "we remember those from the photos!!".


Entire home/flat

4 Guests

2 Bedrooms

2 Beds


Entire home/flat

4 Guests

2 Bedrooms

2 Beds

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About this listing

My place is the perfect base for exploring the lake and it’s Mayan villages. Spend the days hiking, or relax with a day of pampering at our on-site spa. It is close to the lake shore, with our own swim beach, boat dock, public transportation (water taxis), and nature. We are far from crowds, traffic, pollution, and stress.. You’ll love my place because of the outdoors space, the ambiance, the comfy bed, the light. My place is good for couples, solo adventurers, and families (with kids).


The space
Accommodates: 4
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 2
Beds: 2
Room type: Entire home/flat

Amenities

Prices
Extra people: No Charge
Cleaning Fee: £8

Description

My place is the perfect base for exploring the lake and it’s Mayan villages. Spend the days hiking, or relax with a day of pampering at our on-site spa. It is close to the lake shore, with our own swim beach, boat dock, public transportation (water taxis), and nature. We are far from crowds, traffic, pollution, and stress.. You’ll love my place because of the outdoors space, the ambiance, the comfy bed, the light. My place is good for couples, solo adventurers, and families (with kids).


House Rules
No smoking
No parties or events
May not be safe or suitable for infants (Under 2 years)

Lake Atitlan is an environmentally sensitive area with no trash collection infrastructure. We ask out guests to leave our area as beautiful as you found it when you arrive. Minimize your trash when possible. If you have an infant in diapers, we ask that you please take used diapers with you when you leave. Disposable diapers are not-biodegradable and are harmful to our environment. Thank you for understanding and helping to keep our lake basin clean.


Cancellations

Moderate

Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund, including service fees.


Availability
On Fridays and Saturdays the minimum stay is 2 nights.

17 Reviews


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Sarah User Profile
February 2017
This is a great place to stay and enjoy the lake for a few days. It has its own dock and mini beach for swimming and is even dog friendly with a huge garden for your pup to wander around in. Elaine and Lee were super helpful and friendly.

Erik User Profile
February 2017
If you're looking for a relaxed, out of the way place to unwind on the lake, this location is great. Removed from the town of Santa Cruz and right on the water, it has amazing views and is the perfect size for 2-4 people. It's a perfect homebase for activities around the lake (we visited many towns from Santa Cruz - Panajachel, Santiago, San Pedro, etc.). Things to keep in mind, however: Santa Cruz is a very white/touristy town (compared to others on Atitlán, at least); Lee and Elaine have a kayak rental business right next door, on the same property as this stay, so expect strangers wandering around your space; there are a lot of bugs! (including spiders and scorpions); wifi/power both went out multiple times in our week-long stay; you can only get groceries once a week in Santa Cruz, so you need to plan well for your stay; restaurants within walking distance are few (like 3 or 4), expensive (comparatively), and close early. In short, this was a beautiful location, and the amenities were satisfactory, but make sure it fits what you're looking for. Would recommend - Lee and Elaine are very kind, accommodating, helpful hosts!

Jen User Profile
January 2017
A must stay place! So welcoming, great view and so much to do and see around the house! Stop looking and just book this place... you won't regret it! Book the adventure day they offer too - a must do!!

Lulu User Profile
November 2016
This is an absolutely beautiful location. It's important to know you'll need to bring all of your provisions with you since there are no stores/mercados available in Santa Cruz. They do have an arrival service -- which is awesome. We had Alex as our arrival guy and he's a great local guide and personality. We spent 3 days with him doing some of the tours. I'd highly recommend for those who are seeking peace and quiet. But there aren't a lot of options as far as restaurants (we tried 2 of them.) Our 10 year old daughter loved the ferries going back and forth between Santa Cruz and Pana.

Maike User Profile
November 2016
The host canceled this reservation 98 days before arrival. This is an automated posting.

Anna User Profile
November 2016
Lee & Elaine were wonderful hosts. They both went out of their way to ensure a 5* experience while at the lake. The views are stunning and the casa has everything you need to feel just like home. I look forward to visiting again. Thanks again Elaine & Lee!

Victoria User Profile
November 2016
An absolutely stunning site! Elaine and Lee were extremely helpful and went out of their way to assist as needed. We appreciated the arrival process which included purchasing groceries and taking a boat to their place. We had much rest and relaxation in their retreat-like setting, including the outdoor seating and dining area. We also enjoyed exploring nearby villages. Lee also offers many activities for the adventurous! And Elaine also offers massage. Thank you for a great stay!

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Santa Cruz la Laguna, Guatemala · Joined in February 2015
Elaine User Profile

I decided in 2003 to make a big change in my lifestyle. I wanted to be less consumer driven, make a smaller footprint on the planet, and to give back to the planet. Instead of giving to charitable causes by writing a check, we wanted to be working in the field offering our time and talents to those who were less fortunate. During this process, my husband and I sold our home and business and most of our “possessions”. As we let go of “things” that seemed important to us, we felt more and more free and unburdened. We came to Guatemala looking for a simpler and more fulfilling life, and found it here on Lake Atitlan.  We have been full time residents of Santa Cruz la Laguna on Lake Atitlan since 2006.

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