About this listing
Beautiful, fully equipped, very comfortable cottage, for small groups, perfect base for lake visit, quiet area very close to the Lake. Comfy beds, guaranteed hot water, fast internet, cable, fire place. Parking, family run, private cook, serviced.
Casa Solhana was newly renovated in 2013 to create a rental for small groups and families wanting a home away from home. This fully equipped house allows your party a stay with comfort, peace and recreational facilities, close to Panajachel's center, and only 3 minutes walk from the Lake, in the most peaceful area of Panajachel.
The house was renovated using cypress windows, doors tables and wardrobes with attention to detail that give it a warm cottage feel.
Our house provides you with a fully equipped kitchen , 8 person dinner table, 3 bedrooms that sleep comfortably up to 8 people and 2 bathrooms with twin head showers with strong water pressure. Other facilities include a beautiful 'Santa Fe Style' fireplace, large flat screen TV, DVD player, DVDs, cable TV, fast wireless, washing machine, iron and ironing board, ping pong table and dart board,BBQ, portable MP3 speakers, board games , safe box and alarm system, sand box, toys and slide for young kids.
To maximize the ease and comfort of your stay we can offer a morning cleaning and washing service whenever requested at low additional cost. A mobile phone for your use during your stay and 2 push bikes for popping to town and the market are provided.
The main en suite bedroom with 2013 pillow top King size bed has 2 open air balconies which look towards the lake and over the garden. This room has a comfortable sofa bed, coffee table, fan, dimmer lighting and wardrobe. The 'garden bedroom' with 2013 queen size bed, and wardrobe has private access to the lush flower filled garden, hammock and gazebo area. Next door we have the 'Twin room' with 2 single beds, large wardrobe and toys for kids. All bedrooms come with cotton sheets, new fluffy pillows, and tasteful decoration. We provide complementary flowers throughout the house and a large seasonal fruit basket upon your arrival.
If you visit us in your private or rental vehicle you will be happy to find that we have private parking for up to 2 large family cars, and still leaving space for the ping pong table.
The water is heated by a solar system with electric backup that ensures constant piping hot water.
The house is situated in a very quiet part of town and surrounded by lush greenery and trees and has a view towards the nearby hills, and a small part of the Lake. Most of the year the walls that separate the house from the road and neighbours are blooming with vibrant multi coloured bougainvillea and other flowers that attracts hummingbirds.
Guests will have access to all the houses facilities including the washing machine.
Interaction with Guests
As me and my wife and 2 young daughters live only 5 mins walk from the house we are able to support your stay as much as you wish. We enjoy getting to know our guests, but also respect your privacy. We usually greet you, show you around the house and help you organize trips and answer any questions you may have about the Lake and help you with what you might need. the house comes with a in depth information booklet to help you get the most from your stay at " the most beautiful lake in the world".
The neighborhood of Jucanya is well known for being friendly, safe and quiet. Few Tuc tucs pass by the house, which makes it even more peaceful.
A Tuc tuc from the nearby corner to anywhere in town costs Q5 (60 cents of $).
We expect our guests to treat the house and neighbors with respect. We of course will clean the house after your stay, but don't expect to clean up excessive mess and piles of dishes. We allow pets as long as informed before your stay, and as long as they don't stay in the bedrooms or on the furniture. We ask you to please smoke outside, especially outside of the bedrooms.