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Eco-Hostel Mayachik

Colonia La Esperanza, San Juan La Laguna , Lake Atitlan, Guatemala
Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
8.1
  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

MayAchik is an eco-hotel located in San Juan La Laguna, Lake Atitlan where you can enjoy a peaceful retreat in a natural environment. Discover our range of private rooms and our spacious economic dorm, energy efficient and built from ecological materials.
All bungalows have comfortable beds, free towels, seating area, solar heated hot shower and a patio with hammocks. Guests have access to a communal kitchen, complimentary WiFi and purified water.

Bungalow Águila is a private bungalow with 3 double beds and 1 single bed, free Wi-Fi, hot shower, compost toilet, hammock, and great views. Ideal for families or groups for up to 6 people. Additional beds are available for bigger groups.
Bungalow Lagartija is a private bungalow with 2 double beds, free Wi-Fi, hot shower, compost toilet, hammock, and great views. Ideal for families or groups for up to 4 people. Additional beds are available for bigger groups.
Bungalow Colibrí is a round and spacious private bungalow with a double bed and a single bed, free Wi-Fi, hot shower, compost toilet, and a hammock on the patio. Ideal for 1, 2 or 3 people.
Libelula and Oruga are 2 private rooms in a bungalow situated in a big garden. They share the compost toilet and the solar powered hot water shower a few meters outside the bungalow. You can choose between one double bed and 2 single beds.
Mariquita – Ladybug is a small round bungalow with a double bed. Shared hot water shower and compost toilet are approximately 20 meters away. Great views, privacy and close to our sauna. Ideal for couples or single travelers.
Shared dormitory with 6 bunk beds, 1 double bed and 1 single bed, private lockers, free Wi-Fi, hot showers, hammock, and shared compost toilets. Ideal for travelers; both individuals and friends/couples.

Our restaurant offers delicious vegetarian and vegan food, with Guatemalan influences. We grow fruits, vegetables and herbs in our lush organic garden that surrounds the property.
MayAchik is the perfect place to relax and unwind; you can enjoy our traditional Mayan Sauna, massages or make use of our yoga platform.
We organize many tours and hikes around San Juan and Lake Atitlan including: India Nose and San Pedro volcano. And the best part is that we work with local partners, so you can discover the area at the best price and help support the local community.

San Juan La Laguna
The small village of San Juan la Laguna is situated directly on Lake Atitlán, one of the most beautiful lakes in the world. Sheltered by the surrounding mountains and volcanoes, it is populated by the welcoming Tz´utujil people. It is a place in which ancestral traditions have been conserved for many years and are still part of the villagers’ everyday life.
San Juan is also home to several local cooperatives, from weavers to coffee growers and bee keepers. This is what makes San Juan so special, the Tz´utujil people are famous for their craft traditions, and tourists can visit local cooperatives to learn more about the traditions.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.3

  • Security 9.0

  • Location 8.0

  • Staff 8.5

  • Atmosphere 8.3

  • Cleanliness 8.3

  • Facilities 6.5


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    26 Jun 2018
    Perfect place to relax, beautiful ecological place, with amazing vegan/vegetarian restaurant. Try the banana ginger coconut soup. You are surrounded by trees and flowers. Beautiful and clean wooden accommodations all placed in their own little separate area. Great beds. Hot water showers which is not so common in the area. Clean bathrooms ( its eco - so they are compost, but they are SO clean and taken care of). The staff are lovely and friendly and helpful. Fantastic place, highly recommended.
    Guatemala, Female, 31-40
  • 9.4

    Superb

    07 Aug 2018
    Loved this hostel. Perfect place to chill out n do nothing, absolutely nothing :) Volunteers are friendly n helpful The food is a little pricey though, maybe due to the location it is in
    India, Male, 25-30
  • 9.1

    Superb

    28 Aug 2018
    Charming property located on the outskirts of town. Basic but spacious dorm. Great hot showers. Few areas for sitting or socializing. Owner is helpful and knowledgeable when there. Unfortunately, she was not there on my first day and the staff available did not speak much English. However, they were very pleasant and tried their best with my basic Spanish.
    Canada, Female, 41+
  • 8.3

    Fabulous

    16 Jul 2018
    The hostel has a lovely setting removed from town amongst fruit trees and a forest. This isn’t the hostel’s fault, but chickens crowing and dogs barking woke me up at times throughout the night — ear plugs recommended. Showers were hot, mattress was alright, and the ambiance of this place was excellent, with hammocks and swings throughout the property. Staff were nice but not excessively devoted to customer service. It’s a good place to come to get away from the world and unwind for a while.
    USA, Male, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
General
  • Adaptors
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
Services
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Luggage Storage
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Cafe
  • Restaurant
Entertainment
  • DVD's

Policies

  • Child Friendly
  • Credit Cards Not Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Pet Friendly
  • Taxes Included

Things to Note

Mayachik Polices & Conditions:

Check in time: 13:00 to 19:00 .
Check out time: 11:00 am.

Payment upon arrival in cash.
Cancellation policy: 72 h before arrival.

Taxes included.
Breakfast not included, but available at a low cost in our restaurant.
No curfew.
Child friendly.
Reception : 7:30 am - 8 pm

We have several friendly dogs and cats which makes it the perfect place for animal lovers.
Our vegetarian restaurant is open from 7:30 am until 8 pm every day, and on request we also provide food outside of our opening hours.
No smoking allowed inside the rooms.


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