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Hotel San Buenaventura de Atitlan



Romantic Getaway!

Excursions & Tours

We offer premium English-Spanish bilingual tours.
We host tailored programs around, seminars and retreats to suit your special interests, away from distractions and in an inspiring, memorable setting. We are in touch with a broad range of human resources in the field of natural health and healing and offer guided tours that explore the Mayan cultures.

The Weavers From A—Z

Cotton plant to thread to garment
The Medicinal Plant growers & processors

General Tour

Hike the Atitlán Rim - Sunday Morning

This is a safe, downhill hike for groups large and small of all ages. One can trek through picturesque vegetable gardens, flower fields, woods and remote hamlets. You can take wonderful photographs of incomparable lake views. Sturdy walking shoes are the only equipment required. Walking sticks & water provided. You will be accompanied by a bilingual guide.

Volcano Tours

We offer various options in scaling Atitlan’s most popular volcano, Volcano San Pedro. If you speak some Spanish, options range from putting you in contact with local guides at San Pedro, to arranging for you to be guided to the top with the support of an English-Spanish bilingual guide who is versed in the Lake’s natural history, and its cultural role in the daily life of the Mayan people.

Airlines with Flights to Guatemala

La Aurora International Airport in Guatemala City (airport code GUA), is 143 km (90 miles) away and the trip to Hotel San Buenaventura de Atitlán, takes about 3½ to 4 hours, depending on traffic.

Several North American airlines offer nonstop and direct flights from airports in the USA to Guatemala. Nonstop flights are also available from Mexico, El Salvador, Honduras, Costa Rica and Panama. Currently there is only one nonstop flight from Europe (Madrid) and none from Asia.

For guests from countries where there are no direct flights, it is usually convenient to travel via the USA. Other options that may work, is to fly through Madrid, Mexico City, Cancun, San Salvador or Panama City.

The airport in Guatemala City is fairly small by international standards, but flights arrive throughout the day, from early in the morning to late at night. Whenever you arrive, we can arrange to pick you up and bring you directly to our hotel.

The following airlines offer nonstop or direct flights to

La Aurora International Airport (GUA) in Guatemala City.

American Airlines

Several daily nonstop flights from Miami (MIA) and one daily nonstop flight from Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW) to Guatemala City

Copa Airlines

Several daily flights from Panama and other cities in Central and South America to Guatemala City

Delta Air Lines

One daily nonstop flight from Atlanta (ATL) and one daily nonstop flight from Los Angeles (LAX) to Guatemala City


One daily nonstop flight from Madrid, Spain, to Guatemala City


One daily nonstop flight from Mexico City to Guatemala City

Spirit Airlines

One daily nonstop flight from Ft. Lauderdale (FLL) to Guatemala City


Daily nonstop flights from Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, and Washington DC to Guatemala City; daily flights from Boston, Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston, New Orleans, New York, San Francisco and Toronto to Guatemala City with a stopover in San Salvador; also flights from Mexico City and Cancun, Mexico, and various locations in Latin America

Tropic Air

Two daily nonstop flights from Belize City (BZE) to Flores/Santa Elena (FRS). One flight continues to Guatemala City.

United Airlines

Several daily nonstop flights from Houston (IAH) to Guatemala City; one nonstop flight on Saturdays only from Newark, NJ (EWR)

The following airlines don't fly to Guatemala City, but they can take you to a major hub where

flights to Guatemala City are easily available.

Air Canada

Toronto, Montreal, Calgary and Vancouver via Los Angeles; from Toronto and Calgary via Houston; from Toronto via Miami or Atlanta; and from Toronto and Montreal via Mexico City.

Austrian Airlines

Vienna via Madrid, New York or Washington, DC.

British Airways

London via Madrid, Miami, Atlanta, Houston or Mexico City.

JAL Japan Airlines

Tokyo via Los Angeles, Dallas/Fort Worth or Mexico City.

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines

Amsterdam via Madrid, Miami, Atlanta, Houston or Mexico City.

Korean Air

Seoul/Incheon via Los Angeles or Dallas/Fort Worth.


Frankfurt/Main via Madrid, Miami, Atlanta, Houston or Mexico City.


Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane via Los Angeles.

Swiss International Air Lines (formerly Swissair)

Zurich via Madrid, New York, Miami or Los Angeles.

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