Situated in the Guatemalan highlands, is without doubt the biggest tourist attraction of Sololá it`s singular natural beauty charms all its visitors, called "the most beautiful lake in the World", located 3 hours from the capital of Guatemala; surrounded by three majestic volcanoes Tolimán, Atitlan and San Pedro and twelve towns named like the twelve Apostles of Jesus, some of them offer accommodation less touristy that provides a real rest and touch with nature and beautiful landscapes. Atitlan sums up in himself the liveliest manifestation of the Mayan culture, which makes this region as a favorite for visitors. Its main town is Panajachel, which is considered as the base for several tourist activities its main attraction is the “Santander Street", where many handicrafts stalls, hotels and restaurants. Besides Panajachel is Santiago Atitlan, a town that can be visited any time of year and preserve their traditions, there’s Maximón who is considered by the locals as the saint of the town. San Antonio Palopó, Kaqchikel town that is known for its ceramics and textiles. And San Juan La Laguna that invites everyone to know their paintings and medicinal herbs.