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Casa Pitaya, Pachitulul, San Lucas Toliman

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Casa Pitaya, Pachitulul, San Lucas Toliman

The Casa Pitaya is located at the base of the Volcano Toliman, on the shore of Lake Atitlan. Surrounded by terraces of pitayas, flowers and fruit trees, this magical site is just 4 km. from San Lucas Toliman, adjacent to the Mesoamerican Permaculture Institute. Getting to the house is an adventure requiring multiple modes of transportation. (Read more about access to the house below.)


Laptop friendly workspace
Free parking on premises

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 double bed
Bedroom 2
1 double bed
Common spaces
1 single bed

House Rules

No smoking
Check-in time is 9AM - 3PM
Check out by 12PM (noon)


7 Reviews

Tom User Profile
August 2017
If you are a laid-back, intrepid traveler who appreciates unique, quirky experiences, you will love this place. If you require things to be “just so,” this is not the place for you. When I visited there bouts with no running water and no cooking gas (both cleared up in a matter…
Rebecca User Profile
Response from Rebecca:
Thank you for the suggestions, Tom. I'm glad you enjoyed the house, IMAP and the community. I like to think of it as a haven for adventurous types looking for a cultural experience off the beaten path. Safe travels!
August 2017
Wendy User Profile
December 2016
Make sure you take a water taxi earlier in the day as collective water taxis stop running well before 4 pm to Toliman. It is a place off the beaten path.
Wendy User Profile
December 2017
Getting to Casa Pitaya is not easy but it is well worth the effort. Rebecca and co host's directions appear complicated but they actually work. The location overlooking the lake is wonderful, although the view from the house is limited by the extensive vegetation. The kitchen's o…
Sojourn User Profile
June 2017
Beautiful house and lovely views maintained well and cleaned. It even features a sauna and good dtock of books and games. I went with my three kids, we had done our food shop in Pana. Transport to san lucas and pana is great however transport to other villages on the lake is a li…
Karine User Profile
April 2017
Wonderful house located in a paradis! Beautiful house architecture with a well equiped kitchen. Very peaceful place with a beautiful garden. Rebecca is very nice and help us to find thé direction to get there. The mayans are very nice but could be very insiste…
Rebecca User Profile
Response from Rebecca:
Gracias Karine! I'm so glad you enjoyed the house and thank you for the wonderful review.
April 2017
Liesbeth User Profile
April 2017
Wonderful spot. Great getaway.
Fernanda User Profile
November 2016
La Casa es muy agradable y confortable. El espacio en el que se encuentra la casa es hermoso, bellisima vista y muy tranquilo; ideal para disfrutar una estadia en el lago. Sabina, la encargada, nos ayudo mucho y fue extremadamente gentil con nosotros.

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Hosted by Rebecca

Ithaca, New York, United StatesJoined in June 2014
Rebecca User Profile
10 Reviews
Languages: English, Español
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IxChel Lovejoy and Sabina help host.
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