Casa Palopó, a private home turned luxury boutique hotel, is perched above spectacular Lake Atitlán in the Guatemalan Highlands. This resort offers a quiet retreat for the sophisticated traveler who values a rich dose of culture with their vacation experience.
The property is the first in Guatemala to become an official member of the esteemed Relais & Châteaux collection.
Casa Palopó’s living room is loaded with antiques, brightly painted walls, exquisite furnishings, and artifacts, submerging guests in Guatemala’s rich culture without stepping outside.
Each of the boutique hotel’s fifteen accommodations offers brightly colored stucco walls, an original collection of Latin American artworks, handcrafted antique furniture, and private terraces with uninterrupted views of Lake Atitlán and three majestic volcanoes across the shore.
The hotel’s villa is located 150 cobblestone steps above the central hotel. Decorated with African tribal relics and Indonesian wood furnishings, the villa is perfect for couples and families who want to enjoy a private getaway. The villa’s private pool is almost surreal, boasting a palapa with a wood-burning fireplace and plush furniture, not to mention unforgettable views.
From the open terrace of Casa Palopó’s in-house restaurant, you can hear the birds and gentle splash of boats cruising across the lake. Tables are set in intimate clusters, dressed in white tablecloths for an elegant and rustic dining experience, with colorful candelabras hanging above each table.
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