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  • Writer's pictureKatrina Julia

One Day at Lake Atitlan in Guatemala: Itinerary to Transform and Travel

Lake Atitlan surrounded by 12 villages named after the 12 apostles is heavenly. Lonely planet once named Lake Atitlan "Eden on Earth". It is easy to see why.

Lake Atitlan is the deepest lake in all of Central America with a maximum depth of about 340 meters, or about 1, 120 feet. The lake is about 7.5 miles at its widest point. It is breathtaking to the eyes with endless exploration all around you.

That's one of the reasons why I decided to spend not just One Day at Lake Atitlan or in Guatemala, but about one and a half months! I am spending five weeks at Lake Atitlan.

If you don't know where to start with your time at and near Lake Atitlan in Guatemala, I am here to help you #createit! Traveling helps you transform in more ways than one when you travel globally.

While there is plenty to experience one day all around Lake Atitlan to transform and travel whether you come solo, with family, or with a group, you will definitely want to consider staying longer.

Follow this One Day at Lake Atitlan Itinerary to Transform and Travel. It will help you make your travels transformational even it's a short trip. These are my recommendations for the top experiences for your one day in and around Lake Atitlan in Guatemala.

Lake Atitlan in Guatemala

Kayaking at Lake Atitlan in Guatemala near Jaibalito with views of San Pedro Volcano

My Experiences with Lake Atitlan in Guatemala

This is my first time in and near Lake Atitlan in Guatemala. Thanks to Guatemala, Lake Atitlan, and my Airbnbs in San Marcos La Laguna and San Pedro La Laguna, it likely will not be my only time visiting Guatemala.

There is so much to experience in and near Lake Atitlan in Guatemala including the nature, adventures, villages, and food.