City Guide San Lucas Toliman, Guatemala

City Guide San Lucas Toliman, Guatemala, San Lucas Toliman, Guatemala (B)

San Lucas Tolimán is a small lakeside town around lake Atitlán, Guatemala. It is one of the less-visited towns around the lake, with a 90-95% Highland Maya population. The town offers a real authentic, Guatemala experience, as the town is not much developed yet. This travel guide to San Lucas Tolimán will tell you everything about the town’s best restaurants and activities, but also about San Lucas Tolimán’s nightlife and where you can overnight.

With a population of approximately 20,000 people, San Lucas Tolimán sits on the shore of Lago de Atitlan (Lake Atitlan) in the Sololá department of Guatemala. It’s a coffee-growing town and a transportation point on a route between the Interamericana and the Carretera al Pacífico. San Lucas Tolimán is well known for the Volcán Tolimán (Tolimán volcano). 

Most people visit San Lucas Tolimán via bus/boat from Santiago Atilán or via a small boat (launcha) from Santa Catarina Palopó or Panajachel. The small ferryboot (launcha) will cost about Q25 / $3.30 for one way. As the boat thudded across the choppy water, you can enjoy the beautiful landscape of lake Atitlan which is ringed by three extinct volcanoes. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: City Guide San Lucas Toliman, Guatemala
Guide Location: Guatemala » San Lucas Toliman
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Tamara And Daphne From Girlswanderlust
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Parroquia de San Lucas
  • Parque Central
  • Cerro de Oro
  • Hotel Tolimán’s restaurant
  • Hotel Toliman
  • Pink House