Hostel in Santa Cruz La Laguna, Guatemala

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Get to know Santa Cruz La Laguna (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Santa Cruz La Laguna. To help you make friends with Santa Cruz La Laguna before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

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Santa Cruz La Laguna is a breathtaking, hidden paradise located on the shores of Lake Atitlan, Guatemala. It's beautiful volcano views and beautiful water are the perfect setting to take a relaxing weekend away from the big city, a glimpse into the life of a Guatemalan villager, a delicious meal or a scuba diving trip in a volcanic, high altitude lake.

Santa Cruz is easily accessible by boats coming from Panajachel, San Pedro, or most other communities around the lake. These boats are inexpensive and run regularly throughout the day. Private boats can be charted if nighttime or early morning travel is required; there are no roads into Santa Cruz. Santa Cruz La Laguna hostels are all located on the waterfront next to the pier where the boats dock. The town is small and is located a short fifteen-minute walk up the hill. Although Santa Cruz is small, the town offers all amenities needed for a short visit or a longer stay. Santa Cruz is also the only place on Lake Atitlan to offer scuba diving courses and fun dives. Day spas and delicious restaurants scatted the waterfront and create an atmosphere of enjoyment, pampering, and a go-slow attitude that you will remember for years to come.

Santa Cruz is widely considered to be a hidden gem and one of the most beautiful and worthwhile places to visit on Lake Atitlan. It is highly recommended to have flexible travel plans, as you will not want to leave!

Written by local enthusiast for Santa Cruz La Laguna hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Santa Cruz La Laguna hostels Fro

FAQ about Santa Cruz La Laguna Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Santa Cruz La Laguna. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Santa Cruz La Laguna. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

There is exactly 1 Hostel in Santa Cruz La Laguna, Guatemala. compares the prices for this hostel so you can get the best price on any major booking site. compares prices for 1 hostel in Santa Cruz La Laguna, Guatemala.

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Your Packing List for Santa Cruz La Laguna

Your Packing List for Santa Cruz La Laguna

Pack smart, not hard

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Santa Cruz La Laguna and Guatemala.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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Santa Cruz La Laguna Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Santa Cruz La Laguna, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
1 Total number of hostels
$10 Average dorm price
1 Party hostels in Santa Cruz La Laguna
La Iguana Perdida is the best rated
8.3 Average rating of all hostels

Other Nearby Cities

Tzununa (4 Km / 3 mi.)
Sololá (4 Km / 3 mi.)
Lake Atitlan (6 Km / 3 mi.)
Panajachel (7 Km / 5 mi.)
San Pedro La Laguna (9 Km / 5 mi.)
San Juan La Laguna (9 Km / 6 mi.)
Monterrico (13 Km / 8 mi.)

Travel Tips for Santa Cruz La Laguna - from the Community

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