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Stunning sunrise and sunset in your private valley
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Peaceful San Marcos Lake Atitlan quiet mayan town

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Peaceful San Marcos Lake Atitlan quiet mayan town

4 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
2 baths
4 guests
2 bedrooms
2 beds
2 baths
Great communication100% of recent guests gave this host a 5-star rating for communication.
Great location100% of recent guests gave this home’s location a 5-star rating.
Self check-inYou can easily check in with the doorman.

Lake and Volcano view! Entire private house with large, fenced property, no other houses to be seen! Like the entire valley is yours! Road access, no lugging luggage up a steep hill or along a dirt path! Pure water in all taps! No buying water!


Free parking on premises

Sleeping arrangements

Bedroom 1
1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
1 queen bed

House Rules

Not suitable for children and infants
No smoking
No pets
No parties or events
Check-in is anytime after 2PM
Check out by 11AM
Self check-in with building staff


11 Reviews

Hanna User Profile
February 2018
We were met right at the dock and walked up to the house. The manager spent the time walking us through and showing around and the simple procedures for running the house. Very informative of the area and was able to answer all of our questions. I would definitely return for a…
Yan User Profile
February 2017
Jim's house was a perfect place to spend a month in San Marcos. Just out of town, but so close the center was just a stroll away. The appartment is airy, clean, well equipped and comfortable -- no wonder, as he built it himself following canadian standards. We particularly enjoy…
Aileen User Profile
January 2017
My favourite thing about staying at Jim's was doing yoga on the balcony followed by cappuccino and breakfast that we could make for ourselves in Jim's well-equipped kitchen. We also appreciated the excellent water purification system. Thanks Jim!
Dougie User Profile
December 2017
What an awesome place, even better than the photos and a perfect location. We loved our stay here and would stay here again in an instant :-) I really appreciated the cappuccino maker and filtered water that we could drink right from the faucet. The backyard and firepit is awesom…
Pamela User Profile
September 2017
great house in the beautiful Atitlan lake, apart from San Marcos center and noise but super close and easy access. We felt always safe, the house was very well equipped.
Jim User Profile
Response from Jim:
I am so glad you enjoyed your stay, for I have enjoyed wintering there for many years! Thank you!
September 2017
Natashia User Profile
August 2017
We had a wonderful time in San Marcos. Jim's house is in a great location just a few blocks from the Main Street. Quiet location, gorgeous backyard, comfortable bed. Alain was great at meeting up with us for check in and out.
Maren User Profile
July 2017
Jim's place is in a good location close to town and has a beautiful view of the garden and lake from the back deck. Although we paid a cleaning fee, it was immediately apparent that the place had not been cleaned. The floors, walls, shower, and furniture were covered in dust, dir…
Jim User Profile
Response from Jim:
You had made the same complaints to the manager as you have to me directly but didn't mention how quickly we had responded to your complaints, nor did you mention that you wanted a refund of money. I assure you the house was cleaned before your arrival. The maids are local women who live in adobe homes with sometimes just a dirt floor. We have spent years working with many of them to try and train them how to clean a home to our standards. This is to say at the least, very difficult. Please make comments with this in mind. Remember where you are travelling to, not the Holiday Inn in a north american city. This is very rural, mayan community in the mountains surrounded by forest. Also, my description clearly states the rougher conditions and also the 2nd bedroom is in a separate building. I wish you all the best for your future travels.
July 2017

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Hamilton, CanadaJoined in February 2014
Jim User Profile
13 Reviews
Coffee, good food, organic veggies, guitar and flight ticket are 5 things I can't live without. Love travelling all around central and south america. Now enjoying South east asia as well. Love playing music, entertaining.
Languages: English
Response rate: 100%
Response time: within an hour
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