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La Fortuna at Atitlan

Patzisotz Bay | Between Panajachel and Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz La Laguna 07014, Guatemala
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Reviewed 1 week ago
Paradise at the Lake
La Fortuna is by far my favorite place to stay on the lake. The... more
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Rochester, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

La Fortuna is by far my favorite place to stay on the lake. The grounds are stunning, bungalows are super comfortable, food is awesome, and Kat and Steve go out of their way to make sure the stay is perfect. They are the perfect hosts-- from the friendly greetings upon arrival, to the great conversations during the stay, and the...

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KatharineKmack, Owner at La Fortuna at Atitlan, responded to this review

Hi Samantha, Allow me to start by saying "thanks for staying, loved having you here, hope you see you again!" It was great having you visit La Fortuna again. Our repeat customers and especially those who love dogs are always welcome here. Thank you for taking time to review us and happy travels! S&K

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 1 week ago

Studio 2 is the best room - we checked out other rooms and it's the biggest. The smaller rooms almost seem cramped by comparison. Each room has been designed and built by Steve and Kat - an american couple that built this place from the ground up after buying the land. It's all ECO - no water or electricity piped...

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KatharineKmack, Owner at La Fortuna at Atitlan, responded to this review

Hi Harvey, I'm going to be honest here (because that's what's asked for I'm told) Suite 2 is the same size as Suite 1, but you are correct in mentioning that you checked all of the rooms. We actually caught you snooping around INSIDE one of the petite bungalows while it was occupied by other clients. Pretty creepy. Your wife...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had an absolutely perfect stay at La Fortuna and cannot recommend it enough. Kat, Steve, and their team have done a wonderful job making La Fortuna into an unforgettable place to unwind and enjoy Lake Atitlan. My husband and I stayed in Suite 1, which was a large thatch-roof bungalow with a terrific view of the lake. The bed...

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Steve K, Owner at La Fortuna at Atitlan, responded to this review

Thank you so much for such a great review and for taking the time to share your experience. It was so great meeting you both and we really enjoyed spending New Years Eve with you guys! Thanks again for the kind words. All the best, K & S

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

La Fortuna is nothing short of magical- Kat and Steve created such a beautiful space at Lake Atitlan. The architecture, design, and the details are absolutely stunning! We ate in for breakfast and dinner- all the meals we had were delicious. Probably the best we had in the 2 weeks we were in Central America. Communication with Kat is great....

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Steve K, Owner at La Fortuna at Atitlan, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words - we hope that you do come back to Guatemala and visit us again in the very near future. We are so happy you enjoyed your time with our fur babies (Sasha, Sydney and Sanza). The loved having you around to keep them company. Thank you again for taking the time to...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kat and Steve have built a truly beautiful space. Some hotels make you want to return for a second visit. This property makes me want to send them my resume. The attention to detail, the warm and considerate staff, and the incredibly picturesque location sets this place apart. There's lots to do around the lake, but you won't want to...

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Steve K, Owner at La Fortuna at Atitlan, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the amazing review. We thank you for taking time to recount your experience with us. It was a pleasure meeting you both and we are so happy that you enjoyed your stay with us at La Fortuna. We hope that you are able to return in the near future. Thank you for being wonderful guests....

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

La Fortuna is ideally situated on the banks of Atitlan, providing for a remarkable view morning, noon and night. The accomodations have been hand built with an eye for craftmanship and whimsy. The owners and staff are friendly, considerate and quick to offer tips on the many recreational options available during your stay. Food and drinks are terrific, while the...

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Steve K, Owner at La Fortuna at Atitlan, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us! We greatly appreciate the feedback. We are so happy that you enjoyed your time here and hope that the rest of your family vacation was just as enjoyable. Thank you so much for your kind words! Hope to see you again in the future! All the very best in...

Draper, Utah
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great property to enjoy the lake. We were here for two nights including Christmas night. We had a very nice turkey meal. We took our next dinner and both breakfasts at the bungalow #1. The bathroom is outdoors and is eco friendly. It can be a bit tricky. I would stay here again.

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Steve K, Owner at La Fortuna at Atitlan, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us - and for spending Christmas at La Fortuna. It was a pleasure meeting you and your wife. Thank you for pointing out that we are eco and have outdoor bathrooms - there is a large step to get into the large outdoor bathtub in the suites - so those...

Santa Teresa, Costa Rica
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I spent a few months visiting this side of the lake at the beginning of the year. We loved it so much that we decided to bring our friends and family back ten months later to have our wedding in Lake Atitlan. We spent our honeymoon at La Fortuna and it was absolutely incredible. This is, by...

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Steve K, Owner at La Fortuna at Atitlan, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us - we are so happy that we fit into your honeymoon before you had to head home. It was a pleasure meeting you both, and we hope that you guys will return again soon! Thanks so much for you kind words - we wish you guys both the best...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend and I stayed in Petite Bungalow 4 for two nights. It was everything we imagined, and then some. The management staff, Carlos and Claudina, are truly amazing. So helpful, so friendly, and just a joy to be around. Not to mention, they make some delicious drinks. The architecture of the place is beautiful. The 3 dogs make you...

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Steve K, Owner at La Fortuna at Atitlan, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. It was a pleasure hosting you both and we are so happy that you enjoyed your time at La Fortuna. Thank you so much for pointing out that we are in a remote location (only 7 minutes by public or private boat from Panajachel) and that the public boats...

East Patchogue, New York
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our first time in Guatemala and what better way to kick off our trip than four nights at this little gem. For starters, you'll have to take a small boat shuttle from Panajachel to La Fortuna. Piece of cake, sounds more complicated than what it is. As soon as we got off the shuttle La Fortuna's manager, Carlos, was there...

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Thank you so much - your review is so amazing and kind. We really appreciate you taking the time to review us and we are so happy that you enjoyed the front end of your vacation with us. We also thank you for the amazing pictures - we have had so many compliments on them! Thank you again for such...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Hot Tub
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on the shores of Lake Atitlán under the San Pedro, Atitlán, and Toliman volcanoes, La Fortuna at Atitlan is tucked into the private bay of Patzisotz, only a 5 minute boat ride from Panajachel. Here you can relax in our lush jungle and gardens, and take in the view of Central America’s most spectacular lake. Hiking, kayaking, scuba diving, and exploring the indigenous villages around the lake can be organized through the resort. Come and experience the natural and cultural wonder of Lago Atitlan at La Fortuna. Suites all have stunning private garden bathrooms with huge hot tubs, as well as a cozy loft with day bed and breathtaking views of the lake. Standard bungalows have a private garden bathroom with rain shower, and queen and single beds.We have a fire heated hot tub on the front of the property and a swim up floating dock. There is free wifi on the property, as well. We can help you arrange transportation from the airport or from/to other destinations in Guatemala, Mexico, Honduras and Belize. Please note this location is NOT ideal for those individuals who have mobility issues or for small children. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Fortuna at Atitlan

Address: Patzisotz Bay | Between Panajachel and Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz La Laguna 07014, Guatemala
Region: Guatemala > Western Highlands > Solola Department > Lake Atitlan > Santa Cruz La Laguna
Price Range: RM294 - RM441 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
La Fortuna At Atitlan Guatemala/Santa Cruz La Laguna
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“Studio 2 is the biggest and best room”
 of 5 bubbles HKertland, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“all rooms are beautiful, our favourite was suite 1”
 of 5 bubbles kokoordinates, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Suite 1 is the best on the property, but the common spaces are so wonderful that we would have been equally happy in any of the suites.”
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 of 5 bubbles tsjns, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I don't think you can go wrong on any of the cabanas available”
 of 5 bubbles 468jakew, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Petite bungalow 4 is definitely petite, but enough space to sleep and hang out on the chairs in front.”
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 of 5 bubbles 193lom, 24 Dec 2016 | Read review
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