Destination guide

Head to the tranquil city of Panajachel

The lake and gardens create a pretty picture of Panajachel. Well known for its boating, kayaking and coffeehouses, this relaxing city won't disappoint. A vacation rental can help make your stay complete—many rentals come with a full kitchen and laundry facilities.

Natural features

Exploring the gardens and other natural features in Panajachel

Travelers love Panajachel for its panoramic lake views and volcano viewpoints. Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Panajachel is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • The Maya Traditions Herbal Medicine Garden (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Central Park (8.4 mi / 13.5 km)
  • Toliman Volcano (8.7 mi / 14 km)
  • San Pedro Volcano (9.2 mi / 14.8 km)
  • Atitlan Volcano (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
How to get there

Transportation to and around Panajachel

The nearest airport is in Guatemala City (GUA-La Aurora Intl.), located 43.1 mi (69.4 km) from the city center.

Where to stay around Panajachel?

Our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 90 vacation rentals near Panajachel. From 34 Houses to 19 Villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Panajachel for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Panajachel?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Panajachel. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Panajachel Municipal Market: 92 vacation rentals
  • The Maya Traditions Herbal Medicine Garden: 92 vacation rentals
  • La Galeria: 92 vacation rentals
  • Azul Maya Archaeological Museum: 92 vacation rentals
  • Church of Saint Francis: 92 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Panajachel listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Panajachel?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 34 Houses in Panajachel. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Panajachel include:

  • Villas: 19 rentals available
  • Cottages: 7 rentals available
  • Bungalows: 7 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including Chalets and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Panajachel?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 17 vacation rentals with pool available in Panajachel. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.