Books About Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

Recommended Travel Guides

Lonely Planet Guatemala

The Lonely Planet on Guatemala is as extensive and informative as all their country based guides. It presents a huge selection of places to stay and eat across greater Guatemala. It’s perfect if you’re staying a while and have the time to read.

The second book, Guatemala: A Family Travel Guide, is a great resource if you’re traveling to Guatemala with your family. Written by Marina K. Villatoro, editor of Travel, her guide presents all the essentials and practicalities of traveling Guatemala with your childeren. She also presents some great itineraries and fun activities for you and your kids.

Recommended Novels

Secrets of The Talking Jaguar

A memoir of a 25 year old American who was adopted by a shaman and allowed to study the secrets of a Tzutujil Mayan village  of Lake Atitlan. A must read for anyone interested in ancient and contemporary Mayan ways of life.