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The large upstairs terrace is heavenly for relaxed mornings.Glimpses of the tropical garden as you enter from the Sanctuary front door.
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Sanctuary Retreat Private Ensuite 2


Sanctuary Retreat Private Ensuite 2

2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
2 private baths
2 guests
1 bedroom
1 bed
2 private baths
Great location100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Great check-in experience100% of recent guests gave this home’s check-in process a 5-star rating.

This large private bedroom with large ensuite bathroom is located on the ground floor of this beautiful property with large windows looking out on the garden and beyond to the lake. Guests have access to a huge terrace with stunning views, and solar-powered shower. High caliber linens, pillows, mattresses and blankets mean you will rest deeply. Towels and storage space provided. High speed wifi incl. New sun-deck included.

Upgrade to access kitchen and living room, parking space, and/or sauna.


Laptop friendly workspace
Private entrance

House Rules

Not suitable for pets
Check-in time is 1PM - 8PM
Check out by 11AM


20 Reviews

Erin User Profile
February 2018
The Sanctuary is a dream✨I came to teach a 3 day training there and stayed for a month. I was in the downstairs ensuite room and absolutely loved it. It’s located very close to the centro where most restaurants, healing centers and shops are in San Marcos. But removed enough to b…
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Response from Araminta:
You will be missed here Erin! Such a dream for me to have fellow space holders live here and share their gifts like you did. Hasta la proxima!
February 2018
Paisley User Profile
November 2017
Beautiful spot in San Marcos, up the hill from the main hustle. Good hosts, clear communication.
Robert User Profile
January 2017
The Sanctuary is a beautifully peaceful and relaxing place to stay and Araminta is the consumate hostess. Stay here if you can, it's usually booked solid!
Bev. User Profile
September 2016
The room, bathroom, and terrace were as beautiful as in the photos. There was good hot water and water pressure. the room was very spacious as well. The terrace was a nice place to read and enjoy the amazing view of lake atitlan. The place was a very short walk uphill from the ce…
Mikhail User Profile
February 2016
I would recommend the Sanctuary Retreat to anyone visiting San Marcos. The location is ideal - up on a small hill right near the water's edge, with great South-facing views. There is lots of sunlight, especially in the evenings. The property is well-maintained, with further i…
Araminta User Profile
Response from Araminta:
Thanks Mikhail! So glad you enjoyed your time here. You were a delight to host. Best wishes to you on your future adventures!
February 2016
Kim User Profile
January 2016
Araminta's place is absolutely lovely, and the online description is very accurate. The kitchen is fully stocked and the patio is amazing, with a wonderful view of the lake. The location is perfect, within walking distance to town. Araminta always made me feel very welcome, an…
Jan User Profile
May 2015
The room was lovely with a very nice view.

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GuatemalaJoined in March 2011
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119 Reviews
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Adventurer, Life Lover and philosophical enquirer - I travel half the year sharing my passion for personal empowerment through workshops internationally and love to share my amazing retreat space in the most beautiful place on the planet with others while I am away - Lake Atitla…
Languages: English, Español
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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