You are here:

Lake Atitlan holidays

Lying high among the volcanoes of Guatemala, Lake Atitlan is famous for its natural beauty and its colourful Mayan villages. The lake is formed from the collapsed caldera of a now extinct volcano and is 18km by 12km, with a depth of around 320 metres. The main town is Panajachel, where there is a good selection of restaurants and bars as well as stalls selling native textiles and handicrafts. 

Explore Lake Atitlan

Click on your destination of interest

The latest from Compass - our online travel magazine

Why you should visit Uzbekistan

9 May 22

Uzbekistan: a vibrant stop on the Silk Route, a crossroads between east and west, and the metropole of a medieval empire. This

Read more

A guide to Bhutan’s fantastic festivals

3 May 22

The best time to visit Bhutan is undoubtedly during one of its colourful annual festivals (tshechus). It’s a chance to gain greater

Read more

7 reasons to visit Kenya with Cox & Kings

17 Mar 22

Jen Morris shares seven highlights of a small-group tour that took her from Mount Kenya to the Masai Mara. Sunsets & sunrises

Read more

Solo travel…what’s stopping you?

12 Feb 22

Cox & Kings’ Eleanor Lawrence looks at some common concerns for the first-time solo traveller.

Read more

Begin your journey

Contact one of our expert sales consultant.

020 7873 5000

Request a brochure

Order your copy of the brochure to see the world come to life in print.