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90 miles from Guatemala City, Casa Palopó is a beautiful villa built on the hills surrounding Santa Catarina Palopó village, on the shores of Lake Atitlan.
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Each suite is furnished cozily and even the bathrooms have floor-to-ceiling windows, plus private sun decks. The rooms are all individually decorated, each painted in bright colors and containting grand furniture that reflects Guatemala's Mayan heritage.
Casa Palopó has a luxurious lounge with an open fireplace, a gourmet restaurant with indoor and outdoor seating, a small swimming pool and a gym. In addition, there is a fully stocked bar and varied wine list and massage treatments are available in the bedrooms.
Why we love it
The location is superb and means that all rooms have beautiful views overlooking the lake and its three volcanoes.
Saskia, Original Traveller