Romance at the Laguna Lodge

Laguna Lodge

Perched on the shores of the mystical Lake Atitlan, Laguna Lodge is a luxurious eco resort that is located just outside Santa Cruz. Laguna Lodge is truly committed to all the aspects of sustainability whist offering unparalleled levels of comfort, service and style. It is immersed within 100 acre nature reserve, and offers really stunning views.

Created by eco tourism pioneers Jeffro (an Australian) and Mayah (a Kiwi), this majestic lodge’s appeal lies in its’ great blend of unmatched environmental credentials and absolutely incredible modern luxuries, including a gourmet restaurant, a spa and spacious rooms which face the jaded waters of Lake Atitlan. It is the perfect place for romancing couples or lovers, who love beautiful landscapes and enjoy dining on beautiful candlelit terraces. It is also the ideal place for nature lovers, as the private nature reserve on which this eco resort sits, is home to some very rare belted flycatchers, the blue throated motmots and various other colorful birds.

Striving to always offer superior services, Laguna Lodge eco resort boasts 6 different kinds of luxury suites, including; Jaguar, Ceiba, Quetzal, Tecun Uman, Monja Blanca, and Pato Poc. All of these luxury suites are decorated in comfortable Mayan style, and offer lake front views and lots of luxury amenities. These charming, spacious suites feature beautiful wooden floors, large glass windows and private terrace or balcony with spectacular views. Each of them includes a minibar, indigenous antiques, and private bathroom along with bathrobes. The walls mix amazing homemade adobe along with clay bricks (some exposed, and others smoothed in the Moroccan style tadelakt), the curtains are made from unbleached local cotton, and the lampshades are crafted from maize paper. The lodge also has a hot river rock swimming pool, and a spa which offers a wide range of naturally relaxing treatments; one can also take pilates and yoga classes at the spa. For those who enjoy outdoor activities, the lodge normally arranges outdoor activities like kayaking, scuba diving, horseback riding, mountain biking, and paragliding.

In this eco resort, you will find Laguna’s award winning Zotz Restaurant which serves delicious international cuisines using organic and fresh produce. There is also a Lava bar that serves cocktails which can be enjoyed as you watch the spectacular views of Lake Atitlan. You can also relax at the lakeside pavilion and get to watch the sunset gradually turn into a star filled night.

Best Time to Visit Laguna Lodge, Guatemala

Well, Lake Atitlán is at its’ most stunning between the months of November and April; this is also the time when the weather is driest, though the nights can be somewhat chilly.