Santa Catarina Palopó

During your stay at San Juan, your host can show you around the area. One of the activities on the shores of Lake Atitlan is a tour around Santa Catarina Palopo.


Recently, in this village, a community wide painting project has turned the town into a colorful masterpiece. Using eco-friendly limestone paint the community, as a collective effort, paints all buildings in traditional Mayan patterns. The painting project helps boost community spirit and tourism.

DAY TOUR PRICES FOR 1 PERSON: (including all transport & lunch)

Santa Catarina - 195Q
San Antonio - 200Q
Both - 215Q

!Attention! The last opportunity to get back to your homestay in San Juan from Panajachel is at 5 pm. Depending on your pace you could choose to take it tranquilo and take it one village at the time or do both villages in one day. 

See below for an optional itinerary

Itinerary: Day tour San Antonio & Santa Catarina

8.00 Breakfast

9.00 Boat to Panajachel

10.00 Pick-up from Panajachel to San Antonio Palopo and/or Santa Catarina Palopo

12.00 Arrive in San Antonio

Enjoy your packed lunch, wander through the streets and be amazed by the foot loom weavers and ceramics.

13.30 Pick-up to Santa Catarina

14.00 Arrive in Santa Catarina

Get to the visitor center to get a better understanding of the masterpiece village you just entered and wander around.

15.30 Pick-up from Santa Catarina to Panajachel

17.00 Take boat from Panajachel to San Juan

17.30 Back in San Juan

In case you have any questions about this or feel like you need more information, do not hesitate to reach out to  

Have a look at our other opportunities in PujujilSan Martin and Chirijox.