Come and enjoy the splendor of Lake Atitlan from up close and enjoy the rich warmth of Guatemalan culture.  We have a hotel in town, so you will have an attentive staff at your disposal, as well as, daily maid living room, kitchen & dining space
2 Bedroom Atitlan Lake Front Oasis
Hosted by Lily
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4 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
2 baths
4 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
2 baths
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Our 2 bedroom home is perfect for a family, 2 couples or a few friends... right on the lakeshore, with a huge flowering garden, private yet less than 5 minutes from the tourist center of San Marcos. Everything you need is at your fingertips...

The space

Our 2 bedroom home has a high "palapa" style roof and is an artist's oasis. Each piece of furniture has been home made and the space is great for entertaining with an open kitchen with island and huge combined living and dining room. 2 bedrooms each with complete bath allow for privacy. I queen & 1 king bed.

We also have a kids "house" in the garden with a little slide... All made from recycled wood.

We have hot water powered by gas water heater, so if there is an electricity outage you can still have a hot shower.

Guest access

We have a large garden and you can jump right into the lake from our garden. We also have a kids play house.

The kitchen equipped with fridge, stove & oven has all the equipment necessary to enjoy all the amazing local produce!


Interaction with guests

We have a hotel in town, so there is always someone around to help with your requests. Our staff will bring you to our house as it is a little hard to find.

Other things to note

You will need to pass through our neighbor's plant nursery to find us. We are 5 minutes from the center of town but off the beaten track. This house is not for the disabled or someone with a problem walking.

We do not have internet.


Extra people $30 NZD / night after 2 guests
Cleaning Fee $74 NZD
Security Deposit $444 NZD
Weekly Discount: 22%
Weekend Price $237 NZD / night
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 king bed
Bedroom 2
1 king bed

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in is anytime after 3PM
Check out by 10AM

Please treat our house as you would yours.

We ask that you please take off your shoes when entering in the house. This is a tradition here in San Marcos & many 3rd world countries. You will have way less dust & dirt inside.

The fireplace does not work, so please do not use it. We ask that you separate your garbage and not put paper in the toilets.

We have lots of pillows and cushions in the living room, please do not use them in the grass in the garden and if you use them outside with our chairs, please bring them back inside.

A neighbor has a cat that comes to visit. PLEASE DO NOT FEED THIS CAT! It does not belong to us and our children have cat allergies.

No smoking in the house!

No parties!

Check out is 10am sharp. We can't prepare the house for other guests if you check out late.

You must also acknowledge
Dog(s) live in the house


1 night minimum stay.
From Dec 22, 2017 - Jan 03, 2018 the minimum stay is 2 nights.

10 Reviews

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Benjamin User Profile
July 2016
Very cool spot right on the lake! A lil hard to find but the lush guide was fantastic. Very relaxing spot with the house being completely unique. Well done lily!

Ruby User Profile
September 2017
A number of pros and cons, could be a great place for certain parties. Pros: * Two lovely bedrooms and bathrooms; extremely comfy king beds * Well-supplied kitchen * Beautiful property with stunning views * Amazing spot for a family or friends who want to stay put, cook and enjoy the lake Cons: * Extremely difficult to find- through barbed-wire fences, across a soccer field, through a number of gates, next to a dog fight, etc- impossible to find at night * Lots of bugs. Massive ant infestation, made cooking/eating a little less enjoyable * A stay-put kind of place... really difficult to leave at night * Must bring everything you want- paper towels, coffee filters, shampoo, etc

Emma User Profile
July 2017
Lily's home is beautiful. It is fairly easy to walk to everything in town. Being right on the lake was incredible. We loved our stay in San Marcos and would love to return someday!

Eliza User Profile
April 2017
My husband, myself and our two young children really enjoyed our time at Lily's home in San Marcos. The garden is beautiful and you will be hard pressed to find a more spectacular view of the lake and volcanoes. The house is very close to the main path in San Marcos, about a 5 min walk (a little longer with small children). Check in was very smooth even though Lily and her family were out of town. They own a nearby hotel and the hotel staff met us at our car, helped us carry our things to the house and showed us where to park our vehicle. The house is comfortable and clean. The beds are nice and firm and the pillows are really comfortable. The bathrooms were very clean and the blue shower is particularly lovely with hot water and good water pressure. Because San Marcos is rural and there is much vegetation around we did encounter a couple scorpions. However, we were told beforehand that we might and that though they sting they are not at all poisonous. We didn't have any problems with them but if you are squeamish about such creatures this might not be the spot for you. Overall our stay was fantastic and we would definitely recommend Lily's home!

M. User Profile
September 2016
Lily's house in San Marcos is on one of the most beautiful plots of land I've ever stayed on. Her backyard leads down to Lake Atitlan, where there is a view of one of the majestic volcanoes across the lake. The house itself is rustic yet comfortable and charming. Lily was super easy to communicate with and accommodating. She set us up with the staff of the hotel in town that she owns, and they answered our questions, changed currency, arranged transport, etc. Terrific vacation, in no small part thanks to Lily and her house.

David User Profile
July 2016
Two spacious bedroom suites in a uniquely designed home with beautifully maintained gardens and one of the best views on the lake. Plentiful windows and good cross-ventilation. Comfortable beds. Well appointed kitchen and helpful staff. Quite a trek from town so perfect for those with an adventurous spirit.

Sahar User Profile
April 2016
Lily's house is gorgeous! Great location with respect to tourist part of san marcos (yoga classes, restaurants, boat dock to other towns) and view if the lake is breathtaking specially at sunrise. We were three adults and a Little baby and it was very convenient for us. No wifi is a bless :) Lily's staff from the hotel were very helpful and available at any time. We wished we could stay longer and i recommend this place.

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