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Luxurious Villas with a Spectacular View

Bedrooms 2
Separate WC's2
Space 2,000 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Villas, 2 Bedrooms + Other (See Description), 2.5 Baths (Sleeps 4-5)

Adventurous, Restful, Active, Romantic, or Family' ? Whatever type of break you choose to take in Guatemala this is the perfect place to stay. Equidistant between the picturesque village of Santa Caterina and the lively town of Panajachel, Villa KM5 is a haven of tranquility.

With magnificent views of Lake Atitlan from all rooms, the villa consists of a huge living area with a well equipped kitchen that gives onto an enormous covered balcony complete with an open fireplace. On the lower floor the two bedrooms each have their own bathroom and balcony. Above all the owners themselves seasoned travelers with a keen eye for detail who understand exactly what is needed to make their guests feel at home.

The outdoor relaxation area has a superb Jacuzzi and sauna along with oversize seating area complete with fireplace where you can sit, chat and possibly enjoy a cocktail whilst taking in the panoramic view. In addition there is a concierge service whereby a local cook will provide locally sourced food prepared to an extremely high standard, and clear up afterwards. A masseuse can be organized on a short notice. The guardian is always on hand to provide information on where to go and what to see.

This is truly the ultimate home from home in which to absorb the sights and sounds of exotic Guatemala.

More Details

Member since: 2010
Speaks English, French
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
30 June, 2017


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Santa Catarina Palopó in Solola

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible / Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • lake
  • Lake View ...
  • Lakefront ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • village ...
  • Water View
  • waterfront
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace ...
  • Firewood
  • Garage
  • Grey Water System
  • Hair Dryer
  • Intercom System
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Area
  • Living Room ...
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Secure Parking
  • Solar Hot Water
  • Solar Panels
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Water Tank
  • Wireless Internet
  • Wood Fireplace
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 2 Separate WC's
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
    Bathroom 3 - Toilet
    Bathroom 4 - Toilet , Outdoor Shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed
  • For a fifth guest on futon bed is also available for $25 per night
  • Books
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Fully Fenced Property
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden
  • Outdoor Entertainment Area
  • Patio
  • Terrace
  • Walkway to Water
  • 4 garden chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Sauna ...
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Housekeeper
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • churches
  • festivals
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • swimming
  • water skiing


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(15 traveller reviews)

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average rating of 4.9333334 based on 15 reviews
Hollywood, Florida

Beautiful house in a gorgeous location

  • 4 of 5

The villa was beautiful, it has Avery nice design with lots of windows facing the lake. It comes with everything you will need during your stay. The terrace with the jacuzzi and sauna has a great view as well.

  • Review Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Sun City Center, FL


  • 5 of 5

My friend and I spent a month in paradise! We have traveled the world and stayed in many lovely homes, hotels and condos in mountains, deserts, jungles and beaches, but Villas Km5 is unequaled when you factor in the unbelievable climate (perennial spring), the magnificent view of Lake Atitlan and surrounding volcanoes, the gorgeous flowers and shrubs, and the spacious, immaculate, well-equipped villa. Completely private yet within 15 minutes of both Panajachel and the village of Santa Catarina, it is the perfect place to stay. We either walked to both places, took a Tuc Tuc or hopped on board a pickup truck filled with colorfully attired Mayans. Lots of good restaurants in Pana plus a wonderful outdoor market with the freshest fruits and vegetables imaginable at ridiculously low prices. Marcel, the owner, arranged for us to be met at the airport in Guatemala City and on our way to the lake stop at an excellent supermarket, bakery, and ATM. Throughout our stay he corresponded via email to insure that everything was to our satisfaction and to answer our numerous questions. Federico, the affable caretaker, guardian and gardener was always available to prepare the sauna and/or Jacuzzi, light one of the 4 fireplaces, help carry groceries or in general just pamper us. Josefina, the housekeeper/cook, was always cheerful and gracious. Neither speaks English but we always managed to be understood. One of the nicest places on the property is the outdoor seating area. We spent many hours lounging there, the perfect place to relax, enjoy the scenery, and sip a cocktail. Most afternoons clouds rolled in, literally! We'd be sitting on the spacious balcony when suddenly we were enveloped in mist. Within minutes it would be gone and the crystal clear lake would appear. Sunsets were magical, always different, always glorious. I cannot imagine staying anywhere else. In fact we are already selecting dates for next year, hopefully 2 months in paradise!!!

Be sure to bring home delicious cinnamon buns from Sandra's Tienda in Pana. Our daily breakfast feast was a fruit plate of fresh pineapple, papaya, strawberries, and Chiquita bananas with strong coffee made in the French press and warm pastry. Don't miss the nature reserve with its zipline and state of the art butterfly house, and be sure to spend a day traveling by boat from village to village. Bring binoculars; lots of birds as well as activity on the lake.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 9, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Manya and Harriet, Thank you very much for your lovely words and I will pass on the compliments to Josefina and Federico, I am sure they will be delighted and proud to have done such a good job. Thanks again and we are all looking forward to seeing you next year. Kind regards Marcel
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Salt Lake City, UT, USA

Absolutely Stunning

  • 5 of 5

My Wife, brother, friend and I spent 3 nights here in June of 2014. I cannot say enough good things about the lake, towns, or villa. Federico lives next door and works full time to maintain the house and grounds. He is very helpful and always available to heat up the hot tub or prepare a fire in the outside fireplace (we did both every night!). There is also a woman (can't remember her name) that comes in every morning to clean. The house is very luxurious with an incredible view. It is also very easy to get to Panajachel in one of the tuk tuks that passes every ten minutes or so. The only thing I would change about the trip is that we didn't stay here long enough!

  • Review Submitted: Jul 7, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Derek, Thank you very much for this and I am very happy that you had a great time in our villa. I will pass on to Josefina and Federico your compliment and I am sure they will be delighted with it. Thanks again and look forward to have you with us again. Kind regards
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Stunning view - tranquility and comfort

  • 5 of 5

The house is set on a cliff facing the lake and the volcanoes - the view is just stunning, sun or fog.

The house offers great modern comfort and a lot of space. You can really sense that the house is also used for family purposes as every detail is well thought, the decoration is really nice and you just feel at home.

The location is also perfect: you havee access even by foot to the nicest village around the lake, Santa Catarina and it is close enough from Panajachel if you want more activities and dining opportunities.

Clotilde and Alain from France

  • Review Submitted: May 19, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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One of the best views you will ever have

  • 5 of 5

The town house has the most magnificent, awe-inspiring views of Lake Atitlan. The villa is perfectly situated right on the cliff over the lake and everything you might need (and not even realise you need) has been accounted for. This town house and its views rival any at Lake Como.

The villa is only a 5 minute ride to the local town Pana and about 10 minutes from zip lining and botanical gardens for outdoor activities.

The owner, Marcel, is extremely kind and helpful and I couldn't recommend this town house any more. It is ideal for any type of trip to Guatemala.

  • Review Submitted: May 13, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Caitlin, Thank you very much for your review it is very much appreciated and I am glad you have enjoyed your stay. I hope we see you soon. Kind regards Marcel
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A Peaceful Haven in a Glorious Setting

  • 5 of 5

I loved this place- the photos really do not do it justice. It is quiet, peaceful and the perfect place to retreat to and relax after experiencing the sights and sounds of Guatemala. The views are magnificent and the villa is beautifully appointed. The owners have paid attention to detail and thought about everything a guest could need.The outdoor entertainment area is a little piece of heaven

  • Review Submitted: May 6, 2014
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: not necessary


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Santa Catarina Palopó, Central & South America

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event Price
christmas and new year
17 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Easter week
25 Mar 2018 - 2 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Damage Deposit £155.98

$195 to 295/nt or $1170/wk to $1770/wk, For an additional guest above the 4th and to a maximum of 5 the daily rate is $25.00
Please inquiry about pricing for longer stays as well as last-minute discounts!

All rates include daily maid service as well as use of our communal recreational area

Each villa has two bedrooms, one with a queen bed and the other with two twin beds.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
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