What our guests are saying about us:
"A home away from home" - Maria J., USA
"My only warning... Be careful you may never want to leave this wonderful jungle sanctuary." - Christy H., Colorado
"...something I had never experienced before. 'Wow' is the only word that seems appropriate but not enough to explain what I had experienced. My experience at Kaivalya and San Marcos La Laguna changed my life spiritually and how I perceive the world." - John & his wife, Toronto, Canada
"Bliss. I think my favourite part (above and beyond the warm reception, cosy rooms and killer view) was the beautiful heartfelt quotes, pictures and personal memoirs scattered around the place....gorgeous. Also having the yoga and meditation on your doorstep was brilliant!"
- Ezzie G., Australia
With Kaivalya Yoga School & Ashram An Ashram is a traditional spiritual study and retreat center. It offers optimal conditions for going deeper into ourselves by providing a safe space for like-minded people as well as inspiring teachers & teachings. Unlike a monastery it does not require membership or affiliation with any particular group or organization. we aspire to provide more than a hotel or hostel - a peaceful place for both, spiritual practice and simple yet cozy accommodation.
The center is set in a lush jungly garden overlooking a wide panorama of Lago Atitlan and its three majestic volcanos. This huge crater lake is considered one of the most beautiful lakes in the world, situated in the picturesque Western Guatemalan highlands.
We are located at the edge of the quaint Mayan village of San Marcos La Laguna at an altitude of 1500m (4500 ft), which in the tropical climate of Guatemala affords us temperatures of about 24ºC (75ºF) year-round.
Accommodation Prices & Facilities
|Rates are per night||Nov-April||May-Oct|
|Shared twin room per person||
|Private room, shared bathroom||
We offer 14% weekly and 33% monthly discounts.
Reservations are recommended, but you can always drop by, of course. Please note that as we are an ashram and not a hostel, we have a minimum duration of booking. For shorter stays you are welcome to inquire one week before your planned arrival, there may be capacity.
Our facilities are shared and include 24h hot showers, a fully equipped kitchen with a little library, communal areas, free Wifi and free use of the yoga hall outside class hours. Check-out 11am, check-in 1 pm.
Our premises are free of alcohol, tobacco, drugs and meat/fish.
Please note that Kaivalya is located in a traditional Mayan village in the Third World which may cause noise and other occasional inconveniences.
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San Marcos La Laguna, Lago Atitlan, Guatemala
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