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Nestled within an enchanting garden on private lakefront property with captivating volcano views, our location is conveniently situated 1.6 kilometers from San Marcos La Laguna and 10 kilometers from Panajachel. We offer complimentary WiFi, kayaks, and paddleboards for your enjoyment. Each of our units features an outdoor seating area with stunning views of the lake and volcanoes. Every room includes a private bathroom, a king-size bed, and picturesque lake vistas. Our bed and breakfast, available for an additional charge, boasts a private beach area, where you can relish in the experience while sipping on refreshing sunset drinks. There's a plethora of activities to engage in during your stay, including private yoga sessions, invigorating massages, private tours, hikes, and even helicopter transport with a landing right on the property for an unforgettable arrival experience.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

Breakfast info

Continental, Vegetarian, Gluten-free, American


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Availability

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Room type
Number of guests
 
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
1 large double bed
Bedroom :
1 extra-large double bed
Living room:
1 sofa bed
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Property practices

This property has told us they implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
8.8
Facilities
9.3
Cleanliness
9.1
Comfort
9.4
Value for money
8.5
Location
9.4
Free WiFi
7.5
High score for San Marcos La Laguna
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    Taylor
    United States United States
    Anzan is the best of the best and Dita is beyond talented in providing exceptional service. The location is amazing and the space itself was beyond what we could have expected. We spent the days enjoying the beautiful organic breakfast, the best...
  • Hadar
    Israel Israel
    We stayed at room number 1 which was amazing, spacious and clean and the bath with the view was incredible. Dreamy place, wonderful staff. Private deck to the lake where we enjoyed having breakfast in front of the amazing view
  • Caroline
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    spectacular views on the edge of lake Atitlan. huge spacious accommodation. just beautiful
Quality rating
Booking.com rated the quality of this property as 4 out of 5 based on factors such as facilities, size, location and services provided.

Managed by Dita

Company review score: 8.8Based on 32 reviews from 1 property
1 managed property

Company information

Anzan Atitlan, which means 'peaceful mountain' in Buddhist terminology, is a serene sanctuary at Lake Atitlan, transcending the typical lodging experience to embody a deep life philosophy. Conceived and crafted by Dita, a nomadic traveler from the Czech Republic, this retreat, known locally as "Casa Rosada' or the pink house, extends beyond the usual. Since 2004, Dita has passionately worked with Ecolibri, a non-profit organization supported by Anzan Atitlan, focusing on improving the local Guatemalan communities through sustainable education and nutrition programs. At Anzan Atitlan, we embrace the Ikigai philosophy, creating a haven for holistic healing and living in tune with nature. This approach offers personalized experiences that nourish the soul. Dita’s commitment to aesthetics, architecture, exquisite dining, art, literature, yoga, and travel ensures that every aspect of Anzan Atitlan is infused with mindfulness and high quality. Committed to the principle of 'less is more,' we at Anzan Atitlan focus on delivering high-quality services that align with our guests' desire for balance, happiness, and a meaningful life. Each moment at our retreat is thoughtfully designed to provide a fulfilling and transformative experience.

Property information

At Anzan Atitlan, nestled by the serene Lake Atitlan, we embrace the philosophy of 'less is more', prioritizing quality over quantity in every aspect of our service. Our retreat is more than a hotel; it is a haven for life philosophy, a space we are eager to share with you. Here, we offer an immersive experience that aligns with our guests' pursuit of balance, happiness, inspiration, and a meaningful life. We believe in creating moments that are not just spent but are truly lived and experienced. Each aspect of Anzan Atitlan is thoughtfully crafted to reflect the essence of a fulfilling, purpose-driven existence. Our approach to hospitality is infused with a deep commitment to holistic well-being, sustainability, and personal growth. In this tranquil haven, we invite you to join us on a journey of exploration and discovery. Whether it's through our sustainable practices, our support for local communities, or our dedication to providing a nurturing environment, Anzan Atitlan is a place where life philosophy is not just discussed but is vividly lived out in every detail. Join us at Anzan Atitlan, not just for a stay but for a transformative experience that resonates We are delighted to invite you to experience the unique offerings of Anzan Atitlan. Enjoy breakfast crafted from fresh produce directly sourced from our permaculture gardens, ensuring a meal that's not only delicious but also deeply connected to the earth. Indulge in private yoga classes and massage sessions on our property, tailored to provide you with a deeply personal and rejuvenating experience. For those seeking a more immersive journey, we offer personalized retreats and special ceremonies, designed to align with your spiritual and wellness goals. Anzan Atitlan is also an ideal location for hosting your retreat or group event. We welcome you to bring your group and offer a full stay complete with the depths of your being, inspiring a connection to self, nature, and the broader tapestry of life.

Neighbourhood information

Just a short 1600-meter walk away from Anzan Atitlan, you'll find the vibrant village of San Marcos. This lively locale offers a plethora of amenities and experiences, including coffee shops, a bakery, an array of over 17 restaurants, a pharmacy, and vegetable markets. For those with a sweet tooth, there's even an ice cream store to enjoy. San Marcos is not just about practical amenities; it's a hub for wellness and cultural activities, boasting numerous yoga centers, retreats, and spaces for ceremonies and dancing. Whether you're looking for relaxation, exploration, or spiritual enrichment, this village has something to offer. The journey to San Marcos is as easy as it is enjoyable. It's just a 15-20 minute walk or a brief 7-minute public boat ride, which conveniently stops right in front of our property. This accessibility ensures that while you're immersed in the tranquility of Anzan Atitlan, the vibrant community life and conveniences of San Marcos are never far away.

Languages spoken

Czech,English,Spanish

Property surroundings

Facilities of Anzan Atitlan
Great facilities! Review score, 9.3

Most popular facilities
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport shuttle
  • Beachfront
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Tea/coffee maker in all rooms
  • Private beach area
  • Breakfast
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
Bedroom
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
View
  • Landmark view
  • Mountain view
  • Garden view
  • Lake view
  • View
Outdoors
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Sun terrace
  • Private beach area
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Dining table
  • Tumble dryer
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
Activities
  • Tour or class about local culture
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Hiking
    Off-site
  • Canoeing
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Seating Area
  • Desk
Food & Drink
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Services
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Adult only
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Private entrance
  • Laptop safe
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
Wellness
  • Yoga classes
  • Full body massage
  • Head massage
  • Foot massage
  • Neck massage
  • Back massage
  • Spa/wellness packages
  • Spa facilities
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Massage
    Additional charge
Languages spoken
  • Czech
  • English
  • Spanish

House rules
Anzan Atitlan takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in
From 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in
You'll need to let the property know in advance what time you'll arrive.
Check-out
From 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Cancellation/ prepayment
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required option.
Children and beds

Child policies

Children are not allowed.

Cot and extra bed policies

The number of extra beds allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

There are no cots available at this property.

All extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction
The minimum age for check-in is 18
Pets
Pets are not allowed.
Accepted payment methods
American ExpressVisaMastercardCash
Smoking
Smoking is not allowed.
Parties
Parties/events are not allowed
Quiet hours
Guests must be quiet between 9:00 PM and 9:00 AM.

The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

Access only by boat, does not exist a road to the property.

PayPal payment or local bank transfer is required to guarantee a reservation. Contact the property for further details upon completing reservation.

Only cash accepted at the property.

Check In time until 530pm, after this time personal is not available.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Anzan Atitlan in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

Payment before arrival via bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.

This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

Quiet hours are between 21:00:00 and 09:00:00.

FAQs about Anzan Atitlan

  • Check-in at Anzan Atitlan is from 14:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

  • Anzan Atitlan offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Massage
    • Hiking
    • Canoeing
    • Beachfront
    • Private beach area
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Foot massage
    • Spa facilities
    • Back massage
    • Walking tours
    • Full body massage
    • Beach
    • Spa/wellness packages
    • Head massage
    • Neck massage
    • Yoga classes

  • Room options at Anzan Atitlan include:

    • Suite
    • Double
    • Studio
    • Villa

  • The prices at Anzan Atitlan may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Anzan Atitlan is 1.8 miles from the centre of San Marcos La Laguna. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.