© Ben Pipe Photography / Getty Images

Santa Cruz La Laguna

Santa Cruz fits the typically dual nature of the Atitlán villages, comprising both a waterfront resort (home of the lake's scuba-diving outfit) and an indigenous Kaqchiquel village. The village is about 0.35 miles (600m) uphill from the dock (there are tuk-tuks if you don't fancy the stiff walk). It's a lovely spot, with relaxing accommodations, activities on the water and a complete lack of hustle.

Explore Santa Cruz La Laguna

0

Top attractions

These are our favorite local haunts, touristy spots, and hidden gems throughout Santa Cruz La Laguna.

Guidebooks

Learn more about Santa Cruz La Laguna

Uncover the heart of travel and be inspired to see new sights with one of Lonely Planet’s in-depth, award-winning guidebooks.