Cojol'Ya - Landmark at Lake Atitlan Guest House

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Entire guesthouse hosted by Candis

2 guests, 1 bedroom, 2 beds, 1.5 baths
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Go back in time in traditional Tzutujil Maya architecture, fused with elegance and modern comfort. Built in the style of a traditional Tzutujil family compound, our off-the-grid, lush garden setting on the shore of Lake Atitlan is a glimpse into living lightly on the Earth.

The space
Featured in Architectural Digest's Exotic Homes in August 2002, "From the Ground Up: An American Activist Honors Tradition in Guatemala," your visit to Cojol'Ya will be inspiring on many levels. Experience the unique architecture and back-strap loom woven textiles designed by Candis and used through the rooms. Especially interesting to bird watchers, naturalists and those interested in experiencing organic, sustainable systems, our home blends seamlessly with its environment....invisible architecture is the specialty of the owner. We have two charming spaces available for individuals, couples or groups of four traveling together (see our other listing for the Tree Tops Room). The spacious Guest House, with breakfast included, is a suite -- a bedroom and a sitting area with table and chairs. The space has an in-suite wash basin, hot water shower and china commode. The water-less toilet is shared. Our grounds are designed to impart the essence of the native flora and geological formations and not suitable for people with difficulty walking.

Places for sleeping

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Common spaces
1 double bed

What this place offers

Lake access
Wifi
Patio or balcony
Backyard
Luggage dropoff allowed
Breakfast
Dedicated workspace
Paid parking off premises
Unavailable: Carbon monoxide alarm
Unavailable: Smoke alarm

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5.0 out of 5 stars from 22 reviews

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Where you’ll be

Santiago Atitlán, Sololá, Guatemala

Although our home is located on a small, wooded island in the middle of the cornfields and at the edge of Lake Atitlan, we are just a short walk to "pop up" bistros, musical jam sessions, artists' studios and the active life of a Guatemalan Mayan town. Even the town hospital is just a few minutes away by foot. Be aware that one must be an active walker to be comfortable here.

Hosted by Candis

Joined in May 2015
  • 41 Reviews
  • Superhost
Beauty, Harmony and Authenticity are what I search for in quality experiences whether they be travel, food, art, fine crafts or friendships. I love the music of the Caribbean islands, especially the Dominican Republic and Cuba. I appreciate attention to detail and hope to provide that for my guests.
Beauty, Harmony and Authenticity are what I search for in quality experiences whether they be travel, food, art, fine crafts or friendships. I love the music of the Caribbean islan…

Co-hosts

  • Cameron

During your stay

We live on the property and we will be at home to welcome you and help arrange your activities, if you wish. Isabel is a professional chef and she can prepare meals for you for additional charges. She can also prepare vegetarian meals and her traditional Tzutujil fare is delicious. For those into fermented foods, we make our own kombucha and sauerkraut.
We live on the property and we will be at home to welcome you and help arrange your activities, if you wish. Isabel is a professional chef and she can prepare meals for you for add…

Candis is a Superhost

Superhosts are experienced, highly rated hosts who are committed to providing great stays for guests.
  • Languages: English, Español
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Things to know

House rules

Check-in: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets

Health & safety

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