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We have visited Santa Catarina a number of times including twice for Holy Week. This is not one of those hot areas on the Tourist maps for Lake Atitlan. It is worth the visit, friendly people great weavers, true weaving's not like one might find...More
Santa Catarina Palopo was the first village we docked at during our boat tour of Lake Atitlan. It is about fifteen minutes from the pier in Panajachel to Santa Catarina. It's a much slower pace in Santa Catarina.
We walked up to the church to...More
The church itself is very simple and worth a ten minute visit. The town of Santa Caterina is a fifteen minute boat ride from Panajachel but couldn't be more different. Whereas Panajachel is brimming with tourist shops, restaurants and gringos, Santa Catarina is quiet and...More
Quaint church in quaint town -- very clean town a short (15 min) boat ride from Panajachel. The church anchors the town - it is well kept, very traditional Spanish style. People are very humble and friendly and proud of their town. Tourists come and...More
This is a beautiful church in the heart of a small Mayan town called Santa Catarina Palopa. The town is filled with artisans and their work. The church is lively and welcoming. I happened to get stuck in San Antonio after dark and was unable...More
This place is very nice and quiet!! Is one of the small towns around the Atitlan Lake . You walk around and find houses, there is a church, persons making typical Guatemalan´s Crafts. There are hotels where you can stay, but I can suggest you...More
Take a tuk tuk ride out to Santa Catarina and savor the gorgeous views of Lake Atitlan.Ask your driver to stop along the journey for many photo opportunities.There are many shopping options too if you are looking to buy hand crafted items. Church is beautiful...More