Panajachel: Attractions and more...
Visitors to Panajachel can engage in a host of interesting activities such as swimming, sun bathing, horseback riding and mountain biking. The town also has a vibrant nightlife with many cafes and restaurants and live music.
Lake Atitlan is surrounded by many indigenous villages, each of which has its own unique language and attire. Many visitors flock to visit these villages and meet the friendly local population.
The church of San Francisco Assis is a fully restored sixteenth century church with a unique stepped façade and is a major tourist attraction. The Museo Lacustre Atitlan has many rare archaeological artefacts and is a delight for all history buffs.
The cultural centre of Los Encuentros is an excellent place to learn first-hand about the culture and traditions of the ancient Mayas. Tourists can also go shopping for beautiful Mayan handicrafts at the various quaint souvenir shops that are in the area.
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