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Lush Atitlan/Hotel Aaculaax

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Reviewed 3 June 2016

Gorgeous secret garden tucked away off the main drag. My boyfriend & I loved the beautiful architecture & interior design. Unbelievable colored mosaics & stained glass everywhere, the entire place is a giant work of art. Super cozy rooms, really friendly staff, excellent onsite restaurant. We could not have asked for a better place. Some friends recommended Lush, it was...

2Thank afriend921
Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

We came with another couple and they pick this place. I had been in San Marcos before and I love the vibra in this place but Aaculaax was the icing!!! Amazing location, beautiful rooms with breathtaking views, cool design and the best of all is how they built this hotel 100% eco. Just loved it! What a hidden gem

3Thank MercedesBlanco
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 23 April 2016

We stayed at Lush for four nights, and loved it. The room was gorgeous and extremely comfortable, and the hotel terrace/restaurant is a lovely place to hang out. We enjoyed the breakfasts, cocktails, and dinner...well, everything, really. Thanks to all the staff for a perfect holiday.

4Thank Keshet
Guatemala City, Guatemala
Reviewed 5 April 2016

I stayed in Luz for two nights and in Cascada for my last night. Luz is a beautiful private suite with a comfy and warm bed. Cascada has an amazing lake view to wake up to. Breakfast has the most delicious jam I've ever had. Staff is nice and welcoming and would check in with me every morning. Hotel is...

3Thank Mariandrea R
San Salvador, El Salvador
Reviewed 3 April 2016

We have stayed at many hotels in Atitlan. Every one has a unique quality which makes it special. Lush is by far the most unique place we have stayed. The art and architecture is very lovely and personalized. The rooms are all different and have a special quality to them. I will say that the quality of the bed and...

4Thank Jason K
Oakland, California
Reviewed 19 March 2016

We stayed in Pescado last week for a couple of nights. It wasn't my first choice but the Mirador Suite was booked for the whole month. It's hard to get a sense from the photos how very cool this room is (the word "room" not a good descriptor, since you also have a second level which includes a kitchenette, a...

1Thank 1MoreTravelGirl
Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

Pros - We loved our short stay here. The place is amazing and the rooms are unique, some with lake views - ours did not. Many aspects of the grounds are made with recycled material. The breakfast is delicious with homemade granola, bread, eggs, fruit and juice. Cons- No cons for the hotel but a big one for the front...

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New Hope, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 6 March 2016

We spent a month at Lush and were extremely pleased with every aspect of our stay - very helpful & friendly owners and staff, lovely property, clean rooms and common areas. The folks there went above and beyond to ensure our stay was perfect. We stayed in 3 different rooms and enjoyed them all. We hope to return next year!

1Thank radean
Kelowna, Canada
Reviewed 4 March 2016

We were here for a week, and got the weekly price. Our unit (Cascadia) had a small kitchen, and a deck with a wonderful lake and volcano view. The stairs can be intimidating, but as long as no issues, perfectly doable, especially with staff happy to help with luggage. It is not right in the centre of San Marcos, therefore...

2Thank neamster1
Milford, Kansas
Reviewed 28 February 2016

Our group of 10 came to Atitlan for 3 years to work on projects. The other places we stayed were nice, but one of them was too far from our project site and the other had security issues. The Lush is by far the best that we have experienced. The artistry throughout the private grounds is almost indescribable. You could...

1Thank Charm2

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lush is ideally located on a hillside on the shores of spectacular Lake Atitlán in San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala. The hotel has 10 unique rooms and suites, each one individually designed, with one-of-a-kind art works and locally made furniture. All of the rooms boast of incredible views of the lake and surrounding volcanoes, a private terrace or balcony, offering guests a harmonious balance with the surrounding nature. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lush Atitlan/Hotel Aaculaax

Address: Barrio 3, San Marcos La Laguna 003001, Guatemala
Region: Guatemala > Western Highlands > Solola Department > Lake Atitlan > San Marcos La Laguna
Price Range: $20 - $201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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Lush Atitlan/Hotel Aaculaax San Marcos La Laguna, Guatemala - Lake Atitlan
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“Best views, ecofriendly.”
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“We stayed in the Alain room. It was beautiful. It has a private terrace just across from the main terrace.”
 of 5 bubbles Keshet, 23 Apr 2016 | Read review
“I would return to stay in Mirador!”
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“Some rooms have steep steps so be sure to read website rooms descriptions if this is a concern for you”
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