"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

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At Villa Sumaya

  • Yoga & other body movement classes
  • Massage & other body treatments are available on-site
  • Mayan Protection Ceremony
  • Cacao Ceremonies
  • Hot Tub and Sauna
  • Swim in the refreshing lake and sunbathe on our dock
  • Eat in our lovely café and bar that offers breakfast, lunch, dinner, drinks and snacks.
  • Try our juice bar, offering raw cacao drinks, kombucha and organic teas and healthly snacks
  • Shop at our unique gift shop, Spirit Dog, which offers our guests gifts and souvenirs that are the best in quality artistry and support fair-trade
  • Spanish Lessons
  • Rest and commune with the elements in our palapas
  • Karma yoga projects
  • Cooking lesson and trip to local indigenous market
  • Storytelling and Writing Workshops

On and around the Lake

  • Swimming
  • Kayaking
  • Diving
  • Zip Lining
  • Water Skiing
  • Hikes from Villa Sumaya
  • Boat Rides Around the Lake
  • Horse Back Riding
  • Bird Watching
  • Climb a Volcano
  • Shopping Trip to Panajachel

Guided Tours 

  • Santiago
  • San Juan
  • San Catarina
  • Hot Springs
  • San Antonio
  • Chi Chi Castenango Market
  • Climb San Pedro or El Pico de Cielo
  • Meditative Hike
  • Kayak paddle and Hike
  • Adventure Tour with Zip Lining

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