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12 Tips for Living in Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

By JimDeLago

An expat in Guatemala talks about why expats move to Lake Atitlan - from the eternal springtime weather to the low cost of living to the laid-back lifestyle. He also covers topics such as residency in Guatemala, proximity to quality healthcare, nightlife and schools in the Lake Atitlan area.

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Why Expats Move to Lake Atitlan

There are several reasons people relocate to the Lake Atitlan area:

  1. Low cost of living. Nearly everything is substantially less than what one would pay in the 1st World. That is the necessities: food, housing, transport. If you want 1st World conveniences you will pay a premium... internet, television, foods from home.
  2. The location. Situated at 5000 feet (1524 m) above sea level, this is not the hot tropical jungle one usually associates with living in Central America. We call it the land of eternal springtime. Bring a sweater. And bring a camera...this is one of the most beautiful places on Earth.
  3. Lifestyle. You can be retired and as lazy or active as you want (lots of volunteer opportunities). If you have a New Age orientation, the lake area is a vortex for seekers and practitioners of every sort.
  4. Cost of Living in Guatemala

    As mentioned, it is low for the basics. If you can be happy on a Mayan diet, rice, beans, tortillas, a bit of chicken or pork, eggs, it will cost almost nothing (because the indigenous are a very poor people). If you have to have Campbell's soup or quality tuna fish, you will pay a premium over the prices back home. If you are not an electricity hog, your daily electric bill will be low. Water is not a typical bill as it depends on your source. Internet is pricey and if poor quality. Rents can be found for very cheap. Best to look at Facebook pages for the villages around the lake for a true sense. You can find rustic to luxury. The real estate agents will get good properties but at a high cost (but still lower than 1st World).

    Meeting Expats in Lake Atitlan

    Meeting Expats in Lake Atitlan

    Not much in the way of "clubs" but in a short time you will begin meeting the expats. We tend to stand out from the indigenous Mayan population. We meet in pubs, restaurants, on the public transport (boats), and at markets. We stay connected through Facebook. There are MANY NGOs doing all types of good work around the lake. A little research will turn up something in your area of interest.

    Schools in Lake Atitlan Area

    Don't know much about the schools. No kids. But I know there is a good basic grades school in Panajachel, LIFE School, where many expat kids attend (they take the boat to school). There is a Montessori style school in San Marcos La Laguna, Escuela Caracol. And there church-based schools in nearly every village (Catholic and Evangelical). They all cost money. There is not any real public education available in Guatemala.

    Grocery Shopping in Lake Atitlan

    Grocery Shopping in Lake Atitlan

    Most of the staples are purchased in each villages fresh market. The Mayans are farmers and it is a joy to have access to fresh picked veggies and fruits. Panajachel has the widest selection from "stores". There is a Dispensa Familiar (Walmart owned) which is a decent all-things a basic grocery store would have. Chalo's and Sandra's both carry imported goods so you can always get that back home fix (bring money).

    Public Transportation in Lake Atitlan

    Public Transportation in Lake Atitlan

    Getting around in Guatemala is like this (unless you have your own vehicle or want to payfor private transport). You take a famous chicken bus to get to the lake. Very dependable but not always the safest or more comfortable. Recommend private shuttle. In the villages you walk or you take a tuk-tuk for 5Q anywhere in town. They tend to run from dawn to late evening. To get from one village to another, you take a lancha (boat). Learn the fares and carry exact change. Gringos are easy marks for misquoted fares. In the end, they are a bargain at almost any price. They are dependable and mostly safe. They run from dawn to dusk.

    It's Always Springtime in Lake Atitlan

    The land of eternal springtime. Two seasons: rainy and dry. Rainy starts in April and ends in October. The rains tend to come late afternoon/early evening. The rest of the year is all sunshine. Temps range from a low of 50F (10C) to a rare high of 80F (26C).

    Nightlife in the Lake Atitlan Area

    This varies by village. Panajachel and San Pedro La Laguna have the most commercial nightlife. Other villages (smaller) have known. I preferred those places where there was none. I don't like the noise. Plus intoxicated gringos attract a criminal element.

    Healthcare in Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

    Healthcare can be a challenge. There are some well trained doctors in the larger villages but their range of care is limited. There is a good private hospital in Santiago (Hospitalito Atitlan) but depending on what kinds of volunteer doctors are there during your emergency they may not be able to help. The public hospital in Solola I call the pre-morgue. It is a grim place I wouldn’t send an enemy. Best care is Guatemala City. A three hour, $100US, ambulance ride away or an expensive helicopter airlift.

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    Recreational Activities in Lake Atitlan

    This is rustic living. There is incredible hiking around the lake and up the sides of volcanoes. Swimming in the beautiful lake. Walking to do your shopping. There are no golf courses or tennis clubs.

    Visa and Residency

    You are allowed to stay in country 90 days before you have to exit country and renew. El Salvador, Honduras, and Nicaragua don't count. So most folks go to Mexico. It is also possible to pay someone to take your passport to the border and get you stamped out and back in. There are people who have lived here for many years doing exactly this. Residency is complex (like almost every country) but if you can qualify as a permanent resident (pensionista) you can obtain citizenship and passport in five years.

    Crime in Lake Atitlan

    Petty theft (pickpockets and house burglary) is sadly too common. Sexual assault does also happen. Common sense and care can avoid both.

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SELECT answers.answerid, answers.userid, allreports.citynetworkid, allreports.statenetworkid, allreports.city, allreports.topicid, allreports.state, allreports.networkname, allreports.tiptitle, sitecategories.categoryslug, sitecategories.headingnav, allreports.enddate
FROM expertusers, expertnetworks, answers, allreports, sitecategories
WHERE expertusers.enddate <{ts '2020-07-07 11:18:23'}
and expertnetworks.userid = answers.userid
and answers.topicid = 12
and answers.userid = 84681
and answers.reviewed = 'y'
and expertusers.userid = answers.userid
and allreports.answerid = answers.answerid
and allreports.tipcategoryid = sitecategories.tipcategoryid
and sitecategories.siteid = 3 
getexpatusername (Datasource=forum, Time=0ms, Records=1) in /home/www/html/eetr/tiprentalproperty.cfm @ 11:18:23.023
SELECT username
FROM users
WHERE userid = 84681 
getauthorfirst (Datasource=tipripper, Time=6ms, Records=0) in /home/www/html/eetr/tiprentalproperty.cfm @ 11:18:23.023
SELECT DISTINCT answerstext.answer, answers.userid
FROM answerstext, answers 
WHERE answers.topicid = 12
and answers.userid = 84681
and answerstext.qid = 95
and answers.reviewed = 'y'
and answerstext.answerid = answers.answerid
 
getauthorlast (Datasource=tipripper, Time=7ms, Records=0) in /home/www/html/eetr/tiprentalproperty.cfm @ 11:18:23.023
SELECT DISTINCT answerstext.answer, answers.userid
FROM answerstext, answers 
WHERE answers.topicid = 12
and answers.userid = 84681
and answerstext.qid = 96
and answers.reviewed = 'y'
and answerstext.answerid = answers.answerid
 
getmarker (Datasource=tipripper, Time=0ms, Records=0) in /home/www/html/eetr/tiprentalproperty.cfm @ 11:18:23.023
	SELECT *
	FROM markers
	WHERE answerid = '79480'
	and lat <> ''
	and lng <> ''
getnatadtopull (Datasource=expert, Time=0ms, Records=1) in /home/www/html/nativerotationtop_tester13.cfm @ 11:18:23.023
SELECT *
FROM natadoptions 
WHERE 'hiheader' = tag
getreportnetworks (Datasource=expert, Time=0ms, Records=1) in /home/www/html/nativerotationtop_tester13.cfm @ 11:18:23.023
	Select *
	From Networks
	Where networkid = 49 
getnatadtype (Datasource=expert, Time=0ms, Records=1) in /home/www/html/nativerotationtop_tester13.cfm @ 11:18:23.023
SELECT *
FROM natadoptions 
WHERE natadtypeid = 1 
getnatadbottom (Datasource=expert, Time=0ms, Records=1) in /home/www/html/nativerotationtop_tester13.cfm @ 11:18:23.023
SELECT resourceid, headerparagraph as adcode, headerparagraphweight, natads.natadid
FROM natads, natadPlacement
WHERE headerparagraphtype = 1
and natadPlacement.networkID = 49
and natadPlacement.natadid = natads.natadid
and headerparagraphend > "2020-07-06"
and headerparagraphstart < "2020-07-07"
and headerparagraphstatus = 'live'

and headerparagraphweight = 'high'
getnatadtopull (Datasource=expert, Time=0ms, Records=1) in /home/www/html/nativerotationtop_tester13.cfm @ 11:18:23.023
SELECT *
FROM natadoptions 
WHERE 'moveheader' = tag
getreportnetworks (Datasource=expert, Time=1ms, Records=1) in /home/www/html/nativerotationtop_tester13.cfm @ 11:18:23.023
	Select *
	From Networks
	Where networkid = 49 
getnatadtype (Datasource=expert, Time=0ms, Records=1) in /home/www/html/nativerotationtop_tester13.cfm @ 11:18:23.023
SELECT *
FROM natadoptions 
WHERE natadtypeid = 6 
getnatadbottom (Datasource=expert, Time=0ms, Records=1) in /home/www/html/nativerotationtop_tester13.cfm @ 11:18:23.023
SELECT resourceid, headerparagraph as adcode, headerparagraphweight, natads.natadid
FROM natads, natadPlacement
WHERE headerparagraphtype = 6
and natadPlacement.networkID = 49
and natadPlacement.natadid = natads.natadid
and headerparagraphend > "2020-07-06"
and headerparagraphstart < "2020-07-07"
and headerparagraphstatus = 'live'

and headerparagraphweight = 'high'
gettaxgeneral2 (Datasource=expert, Time=3ms, Records=0) in /home/www/html/navcontentboxcitytipmobile.cfm @ 11:18:23.023
	Select title, hitopic, hidescript, author, articles.articleID, hiimg, summary, authorurl, hpimg
	From articles, articleCategories, articlecityplace
	Where hitopic <> ''
	and hidescript <> ''
    and type = '3'
   and articlecityplace.citynetworkid = 4865
	and articlecityplace.articleid = articles.articleID
     and articleCategories.articleID = articles.articleID
    and articles.topic <> 'Weekly Quizzes'
   	and articles.topic <> 'Weekly Quizzes: Answers'
    and general <> 'bb'
    and hpimg <> 'none'
    and keycity = 0
    and cityintro = 'n'
    and summary <> ''
    
    and (articles.author = 'Betsy Burlingame' or articles.author = 'Joshua Wood')
    and publishdate < "2020-07-07" 
    ORDER by articles.articleID desc  
getguidesummary (Datasource=expert, Time=0ms, Records=0) in /home/www/html/navcontentboxcitytipmobile.cfm @ 11:18:23.023
	Select summary, hpimg 
	From articles, articlecityplace
	Where  articlecityplace.citynetworkid = 4865
	and articlecityplace.articleid = articles.articleID
    and articles.cityintro = 'y'
 
gethealthsummary (Datasource=expert, Time=5ms, Records=1) in /home/www/html/navcontentboxcitytipmobile.cfm @ 11:18:23.023
	Select summary, hpimg
	From articles, articlePlacement, articleCategories
	Where articlePlacement.networkID = 49 
	AND articlePlacement.articleID = articles.articleID
   	and articleCategories.articleID = articles.articleID
   	and articleCategories.section = 9
   	and articles.sectionintro = 'y'
    ORDER by articles.articleID desc
gethealthcare (Datasource=tipripper, Time=8ms, Records=1) in /home/www/html/navcontentboxcitytipmobile.cfm @ 11:18:23.023
SELECT *
FROM allreports, Networks 
WHERE rid = 100
and Networks.networkid = 49
and allreports.networkid = 49
 and allreports.citynetworkid2 =  4865
and allreports.topicid = 7
and hide <> 'y'
order by allreports.answerid DESC
getthisslugs (Datasource=tipripper, Time=0ms, Records=1) in /home/www/html/navcontentboxcitytipmobile.cfm @ 11:18:23.023
SELECT topics.slug, topics.slugcity, topics.slugstate,topics.slugcitynostate, topics.slugcountry, topics.slugentry, topics.topicqid, topics.topicqidanswer, topics.promolinktext, topics.articletitle
FROM topics
WHERE topicid = 11 
getanswerstext (Datasource=tipripper, Time=4ms, Records=5) in /home/www/html/navcontentboxcitytipmobile.cfm @ 11:18:23.023
SELECT DISTINCT answerstext.aid, questions.question, topicquestions.required, questions.qid, questions.type, answers.answerid, answers.reviewed, answers.rid, answers.dbid, answerstext.answer, answerstext.qid, answerstext.answerid, answers.img, answers.hiimg, answers.hpimg, answers.fbimg, answers.photocaption, answers.photocredit, answers.summary, topicquestions.outputtext, answerstext.uniqueheader, answerstext.uniqueheaderprop, answerstext.answerstextphoto, answerstext.photoplacement
FROM answerstext, answers, topicquestions, questions 
WHERE answers.answerid = 79643
AND (100 = answers.rid or 99 = answers.rid)
and topicquestions.qid <> 391
and topicquestions.qid <> 62
AND topicquestions.topicid = answers.topicid
and answerstext.answer <> ''
AND topicquestions.qid = questions.qid
AND topicquestions.qid = answerstext.qid
AND 79643 = answerstext.answerid 
ORDER BY topicquestions.order ASC
getbrief (Datasource=tipripper, Time=0ms, Records=1) in /home/www/html/navcontentboxcitytipmobile.cfm @ 11:18:23.023
	SELECT summary
	FROM answers
	WHERE answers.answerid = '79643'
getheading (Datasource=tipripper, Time=3ms, Records=1) in /home/www/html/navcontentboxcitytipmobile.cfm @ 11:18:23.023
	SELECT DISTINCT answerstext.answer, answerstext.answerid, answerstext.qid
	FROM answerstext
	WHERE answerstext.answerid = '79643'
	and qid = 391
getphoto (Datasource=tipripper, Time=0ms, Records=1) in /home/www/html/navcontentboxcitytipmobile.cfm @ 11:18:23.023
	SELECT DISTINCT hpimg as photo
	FROM answers
	WHERE answerid = 79643 
getlocationtag1 (Datasource=tipripper, Time=0ms, Records=1) in /home/www/html/navcontentboxcitytipmobile.cfm @ 11:18:23.023
SELECT shortname, networkname, networkid
FROM Networks
WHERE networkid = '49'
gethealthcare (Datasource=tipripper, Time=9ms, Records=0) in /home/www/html/navcontentboxcitytipmobile.cfm @ 11:18:23.023
SELECT *
FROM allreports, Networks 
WHERE rid = 100
and Networks.networkid = 49
and allreports.networkid = 49
 and allreports.citynetworkid2 =  4865
and allreports.topicid = 11
and hide <> 'y'
 and allreports.answerid <> '79480'
order by allreports.answerid DESC
gettaxgeneral (Datasource=expert, Time=6ms, Records=4) in /home/www/html/rspnet_ctygd_readnext.cfm @ 11:18:23.023
	Select title, hitopic, hidescript, author, articles.articleID, hiimg, summary, authorurl, hpimg
	From articles, articlePlacement
	Where hitopic <> ''
	and articlePlacement.networkID = 49 
	AND articlePlacement.articleID = articles.articleID
	and hidescript <> ''
    and type = '3'
    and articles.topic <> 'Weekly Quizzes'
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    and hpimg <> 'none'
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   and cityintro = 'n'
    and summary <> ''
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    ORDER by articles.articleID asc   
    
getbrief (Datasource=tipripper, Time=0ms, Records=0) in /home/www/html/navcontentboxcitypc.cfm @ 11:18:23.023
	SELECT summary
	FROM answers
	WHERE answers.answerid = ''
getheading (Datasource=tipripper, Time=4ms, Records=0) in /home/www/html/navcontentboxcitypc.cfm @ 11:18:23.023
	SELECT DISTINCT answerstext.answer, answerstext.answerid, answerstext.qid
	FROM answerstext
	WHERE answerstext.answerid = ''
	and qid = 391
getphoto (Datasource=tipripper, Time=1ms, Records=1) in /home/www/html/navcontentboxcitypc.cfm @ 11:18:23.023
	SELECT DISTINCT hiimg as photo
	FROM answers
	WHERE answerid = 79480 
gethealthsummary (Datasource=expert, Time=0ms, Records=1, Cached Query) in /home/www/html/navcontentboxcitypc.cfm @ 11:18:23.023
	Select summary, hpimg
	From articles, articlePlacement, articleCategories
	Where articlePlacement.networkID = 49 
	AND articlePlacement.articleID = articles.articleID
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gethealthcare (Datasource=tipripper, Time=12ms, Records=1) in /home/www/html/navcontentboxcitypc.cfm @ 11:18:23.023
SELECT *
FROM allreports, Networks 
WHERE rid = 100
and Networks.networkid = 49
and allreports.networkid = 49
 and allreports.citynetworkid2 =  4865
and allreports.topicid = 7
and hide <> 'y'
order by allreports.answerid DESC
getslugs (Datasource=tipripper, Time=0ms, Records=1) in /home/www/html/navcontentboxcitypc.cfm @ 11:18:23.023
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FROM topics
WHERE topicid = 7 
getanswerstext (Datasource=tipripper, Time=5ms, Records=5) in /home/www/html/navcontentboxcitypc.cfm @ 11:18:23.023
SELECT DISTINCT answerstext.aid, questions.question, topicquestions.required, questions.qid, questions.type, answers.answerid, answers.reviewed, answers.rid, answers.dbid, answerstext.answer, answerstext.qid, answerstext.answerid, answers.img, answers.hiimg, answers.hpimg, answers.fbimg, answers.photocaption, answers.photocredit, answers.summary, topicquestions.outputtext, answerstext.uniqueheader, answerstext.uniqueheaderprop, answerstext.answerstextphoto, answerstext.photoplacement
FROM answerstext, answers, topicquestions, questions 
WHERE answers.answerid = 79643
AND (100 = answers.rid or 99 = answers.rid)
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getbrief (Datasource=tipripper, Time=1ms, Records=1) in /home/www/html/navcontentboxcitypc.cfm @ 11:18:23.023
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	FROM answers
	WHERE answers.answerid = '79643'
getheading (Datasource=tipripper, Time=4ms, Records=1) in /home/www/html/navcontentboxcitypc.cfm @ 11:18:23.023
	SELECT DISTINCT answerstext.answer, answerstext.answerid, answerstext.qid
	FROM answerstext
	WHERE answerstext.answerid = '79643'
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getphoto (Datasource=tipripper, Time=0ms, Records=1) in /home/www/html/navcontentboxcitypc.cfm @ 11:18:23.023
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	FROM answers
	WHERE answerid = 79643 
getlocationtag1 (Datasource=tipripper, Time=1ms, Records=1) in /home/www/html/navcontentboxcitypc.cfm @ 11:18:23.023
SELECT shortname, networkname, networkid
FROM Networks
WHERE networkid = '49'
gethealthcare (Datasource=tipripper, Time=11ms, Records=1) in /home/www/html/navcontentboxcitypc.cfm @ 11:18:23.023
SELECT *
FROM allreports, Networks 
WHERE rid = 100
and Networks.networkid = 49
and allreports.networkid = 49
 and allreports.citynetworkid2 =  4865
and allreports.topicid = 11
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getslugs (Datasource=tipripper, Time=0ms, Records=1) in /home/www/html/navcontentboxcitypc.cfm @ 11:18:23.023
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FROM topics
WHERE topicid = 11 
getanswerstext (Datasource=tipripper, Time=5ms, Records=12) in /home/www/html/navcontentboxcitypc.cfm @ 11:18:23.023
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FROM answerstext, answers, topicquestions, questions 
WHERE answers.answerid = 79480
AND (100 = answers.rid or 99 = answers.rid)
and topicquestions.qid <> 391
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AND topicquestions.topicid = answers.topicid
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AND topicquestions.qid = answerstext.qid
AND 79480 = answerstext.answerid 
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getbrief (Datasource=tipripper, Time=0ms, Records=1) in /home/www/html/navcontentboxcitypc.cfm @ 11:18:23.023
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	FROM answers
	WHERE answers.answerid = '79480'
getheading (Datasource=tipripper, Time=4ms, Records=1) in /home/www/html/navcontentboxcitypc.cfm @ 11:18:23.023
	SELECT DISTINCT answerstext.answer, answerstext.answerid, answerstext.qid
	FROM answerstext
	WHERE answerstext.answerid = '79480'
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getphoto (Datasource=tipripper, Time=0ms, Records=1) in /home/www/html/navcontentboxcitypc.cfm @ 11:18:23.023
	SELECT DISTINCT hiimg as photo
	FROM answers
	WHERE answerid = 79480 
getlocationtag1 (Datasource=tipripper, Time=0ms, Records=1) in /home/www/html/navcontentboxcitypc.cfm @ 11:18:23.023
SELECT shortname, networkname, networkid
FROM Networks
WHERE networkid = '49'
checkdreamfeature (Datasource=expert, Time=6ms, Records=1) in /home/www/html/navcontentboxcitypc.cfm @ 11:18:23.023
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getsummary (Datasource=reports, Time=1ms, Records=1) in /home/www/html/navcontentboxcitypc.cfm @ 11:18:23.023
		Select summary, hiimg, hpimg
		FROM answers
      where answerid = 43988 


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