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Address: Tzantizotz | Laguna Lodge, Santa Cruz La Laguna 07014, Guatemala
Phone Number: +502 7823 2529
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Situated in the area of Tzantizotz which in local Kaqchikel means Point of...

Situated in the area of Tzantizotz which in local Kaqchikel means Point of Bats, this mountainous area begins at the lake front and reaches high altitude tropical dry forest. Well maintained paths for every fitness level traverse old Mayan trails. Palm thatched resting pavilions offer panoramic views of the entire lake.

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Safe Daily Hikes with Views!

I would highly recommend visiting the Nature Reserve at Laguna Lodge. It is a great hike to start or end your day, safe, well marked trails and comes with a lovely map that helps... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 October 2016
Nicole Marie B
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Seattle, Washington
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Seattle, Washington
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

I would highly recommend visiting the Nature Reserve at Laguna Lodge. It is a great hike to start or end your day, safe, well marked trails and comes with a lovely map that helps guide you along the way. I was able to hike at the Nature Reserve daily and rested in the Palapas (hammocks) daily, too. The hike is... More 

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Saint Jeannet, France
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40 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016

Behind Laguna Lodge is a small nature reserve, on the very steep slopes of the lake, with a winding path up the hill that leads you to a belvedere, a small thatched hut with two hammocks and a superb view of the lake. For the adventurous, a second path climbs up the very steep caldera to the upper reaches of... More 

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Long Beach, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2016

It's not a trampoline like you might think. Its just a platform to jump from. We did the entire loop hike. They views weren't that impressive. But it was a nice nature loop to get a little hour exercise in and a nice swim. I think it costs like $3 a person.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2015

Steep climb but worth it. Great views of the Lake. Take water and sunscreen. If you are a birder, be sure to start by 6:00AM.

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Thank Aika P
Santiago, Chile
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2015

We got the chance to see coatis, and they can be so elusive, it was an amazing sight ! The walk around the valley is really pleasant, and the private beach is very nice, don't forget your swimsuit. We hadn't taken ours and were disappointed not to know about it beforehand.

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Half Moon Bay, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2015

Good, safe place to stow the luggage and stretch the legs. We didn't see much wildlife other than a couple monkeys. The trails weren't terribly well marked. We didn't zipline. Hot and dry, though there's a small restaurant on site (as well as accommodations). The part we enjoyed the most was the butterfly area. We have been to a few... More 

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Antigua, Guatemala
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2015

This is a beautiful hotel and certainly the walk is exceptional. The hotel is not a big fan of children, so that was a bit of a concern for us when trying to have a cup of tea after the fact. The walk was nice, but it isn't any nicer than the hikes around the lake. http://www.racolife.com/laguna-lodge-nature-reserve/

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Amherst, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2015

Beyond fun! Didn't think I wanted this on my bucket list, but I was wrong! Had a great adventure and recommend it to anyone wanting a little excitement!

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2015

Fabulous nature reserve with a delightfully challenging steep path. You are being rewarded with a most wonderful view all the way. We made a stop over at the palapa where we rested in the hammocks overlooking the magic lake and the spectacular volcanos - I didn't want to leave!!! So amazing, the experience of being there was overwhelmingly beautiful and... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2015

Absolutely wondrous trail leading from the back of Laguna Eco Lodge up and into the steep hills. Fantastic views of the lake and a testament to Laguna Lodge's dedication to the local environment.

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