Discover Casa Palopo, a lakeside getaway in Guatemala

Recently introduced to the North American market is the luxury boutique hotel Caso Palopo in Guatemala, perched above the wondrous Lake Atitlan. Transformed from a private home to a luxury boutique hotel, Casa Palopo is an intimate property able to accommodate no more than seven reservations a night.

The hotel’s bright stucco walls boast a collection of original Guatemalan paintings and artifacts for guests to appreciate, and outside, guests can’t escape the panoramic views of the lake and its three majestic volcanoes across it—the only thing more breathtaking is riding a helicopter in and out of the property, which the hotel staff can help guests arrange.

History and culture merges with this boutique hotel as twelve indigenous Maya villages line the shore of the lake, each named after an apostle and known for its unique offering—San Antonio for ceramics and Santiago for the historical cathedral, shops and vendors.

The hotel has launched its Discover Casa Palopo package, which 3-night accommodations; welcome cocktails and local Guatemalan bites on the main terrace; daily breakfast; private car transportation to and from Guatemala City; boat tour to Lake Atitlán towns of Santiago and San Antonio Palopo; and helicopter transfer to and/or from hotel available for an additional fee

Rates start at $413 per night based on double occupancy (taxes and tips included, for minimum three night stay). To book, e-mail [email protected] or call 1-888-479-6026.

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