A Picturesque Retreat Center Located on the Shores of Lake Atitlan, Guatemala




"The experience more than exceeded my expectations. The personal attention from the instructors was outstanding and way beyond exemplary. The spa healers were absolutely wonderful. The food and ambiance delicious. I truly felt I had discovered Shangri-la!" (from the 1933 novel, Lost Horizon!)."

--Margie, University Administrative Coordinator, Toronto, Canada


Great Yoga Retreats

Featured in Taschen's
Great Yoga Retreats


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A Perfect Place for a Yoga Retreat, Yoga Teacher Training or a Personal Retreat in Central America

Villa Sumaya, featured in Taschen's Great Yoga Retreats, is an eco oriented, full service, retreat center, and hotel,  serendipitously  situated on the picturesque shores of Lake Atitlan (at 1,500 ms/4,500 ft ASL). With an uninterrupted vista punctuated only by a skyline of three perfect volcanoes, Villa Sumaya is the ultimate high for romantics and adventurers in search of rest, reflection and ageless natural beauty. Our unpretentious, thatch roofed complexes, have luxurious rooms, private baths and patios.  Our property boasts spacious gardens, café/bar, gift shop, hot tub, sauna, and outdoor pergolas that are all set beautifully in the natural surroundings. We specialize in group packages that can accommodate up to 33 guests comfortably and also cater to individuals who want to create their own personal retreat.  There are lots of great options! We are located in Santa Cruz la Laguna on Lake Atitlan, in Guatemala, a 15 minute boat ride from Panajachel.

Voted #2 in Central America and #25 in the World in 2012 for Relaxation/Spa Hotels by Trip Advisor

August 19-26 – Arianne Traverso & Michelle Berlin

Yoga Retreat &  Shamanic Journey into the Spirit!

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August 18 - 24  with Robin Duryea

Enjoy a week of yoga, purification, rebirth and rejuvenation.

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Accommodations

Our retreat center offers seventeen luxurious rooms to cater to your different needs. From our treetop bungalows for the single traveler or couple who want privacy, with a view to a spacious room in the center of it all for the happy family.

Our intention everyday is to create and support an atmosphere that provides a space for our guests to seek and discover their deepest personal, and spiritual wishes. From the smallest details in the rooms, gardens and temples to the haunting beauty of Lake Atitlan’s Volcanic landscape one can simply let go and be held. Please come join us for a truly amazing retreat, vacation, spa service or event.

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Group Retreats & Yoga Studios

We have two world-class group facilities. Both the Blue Tiger and Tara Temples boast gorgeous thatched roofs, unique Asian motif, full panoramic lake/volcanic view, and hard wood floors. The Blue Tiger Temple is 1000 square feet while the Tara Temple space is 700 square feet. Both locations are ideal for group activities such as a yoga retreat, yoga teacher training, dance, active and sitting meditation, art groups, writing workshops, martial arts, shamanistic ceremonies, impromptu drama, kirtan-chanting, think tanks, family reunions, Spanish immersion and weddings.  If you’re a teacher, instructor, trainer, shaman, mentor or guru looking for an inspiring facility to rent, consider bringing your students to Villa Sumaya retreat center for a breathtaking getaway they’ll never forget.

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