24 Hours in San Pedro La Laguna, Guatemala, and Lake Atitlan

Lake Atitlan, Guatemala
Lake Atitlan, Guatemala. Photo by Cameron Wilkins on Unsplash

If you’re in the market for a budget-friendly coastal trip that is unique and beautiful, you have come to the right place! Guatemala has no shortage of beautiful nature, coffee, and chocolate; making it the ultimate budget-friendly trip for water and coffee-loving travelers! Keep reading for a short and sweet itinerary in San Pedro, Guatemala.

Yoga and Meditation

This lake village is known as “hippie central,” attracting many wanderlust travelers and backpackers. That’s why we suggest starting your day in a zen and peaceful way at many of the beautiful yoga studios. This is a great way to unplug and just be one with nature.

San Pedro La Laguna Guatemala

Head to San Pedro. one of the many small villages within the Lake Region and explore. Many of the villages have their own unique vibe with a vibrant nightlife, yoga studios, and Spanish teaching schools.

Kayak on Lake Atitlan

Take in the breathtaking scenery as you kayak along the lake and explore the neighboring villages by boat.

Thermal pools (Los Thermales)

Plunge into the many naturally heated thermal pools. The pools are local volcano-fed pools and solar heating. There is a hot and cold pool to cool off and warm up!

Visit a Local Market

Visit a local market where you can truly explore the local culture of the region and buy handmade traditional clothes! This is a great way to immerse in the culture, hear the language, and learn how to haggle with locals.