Guatemala FAQs

How is the weather in Dec-Jan?

During New Years the days are typically sunny with very little rain.  The weather at Lake Atitlan is typically cool 55°-60° (sweater weather) in the early mornings and at night and 70°-80°  during the day.

How is the weather in June-Sept?

It is the beginning of the rainy season and typically it is sunny in the morning and early afternoon and rainy in the evenings and night. The Weather at Lake Atitlan is typically cool 55°-60° (sweater weather) in the early mornings and at night and 70°-90° during the day.

What should you bring?

Passport, toiletries, good hiking sandals, maybe tennis shoes, bathing suit, headlamp, and clothing (a layer or two for the cooler mornings and nights and lighter clothing for days, and yoga wear).

Will there be any free time?

During Teacher Training Sunday is our day off and during our retreats there will be plenty of time to hike and swim each day. You can also hike to the nearby pueblo Santa Cruz, take a boat to one of the villages on the lake, enjoy a hot tub, sauna, massage or relax and read.

How is the food?

Villa Sumaya offers delicious vegetarian meals. It is a combination of local fruits and vegetables mixed with international meals.

Is there massage and how much is it?

Yes, the center has a number of qualified practitioners. Please visit Villa Sumaya’s website for up to date rates.

Are there additional Taxes?

All of your taxes are included in the package price.

Can you cancel with more than 60 days notice prior to the retreat?

Yes, your deposit will be forfeited but the balance of your fees paid will be refunded to you.

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