A Unique Venue for a Retreat, Training or Adventure Getaway in the Mayan Highlands
Villa Sumaya is an eco-conscious, family-run, full-service retreat center and hotel featured in Taschen’s Great Yoga Retreats. Set in the heart of the Mayan Highlands on the magnificent shores of Lake Atitlán, guests enjoy an uninterrupted vista of the lake and its three stunning volcanoes. A quick boat ride from Panajachel, Villa Sumaya is the ultimate getaway for spiritual retreatants, romantics and adventurers in search of reflection, rest, and ageless natural beauty.
Our vision at Villa Sumaya is to create and hold a personalized, nurturing space for your dream experience. To that end, we work with you to develop customized packages according to your desires and specifications. Whether you choose us for a hiking, kayaking or birding adventure, a yoga retreat or a romantic wedding venue, we are here to serve your wishes.
The thatch-roofed complexes of Villa Sumaya house warm, welcoming rooms with private bathrooms and patios. Our spacious gardens, exotic studio spaces, café/bar, boutique, hot tub, sauna and outdoor pergolas — all set amid pristine natural surroundings — are available to guests throughout their stay. Our Green Goddess Juice bar features raw-food treats and delicious homemade smoothies, while Café Sumaya Sol offers eclectic, international cuisine created with wholesome local ingredients. Guests may also participate in Spanish language classes and guided tours of markets and local pueblos to further deepen their cultural connection.
Our 19 distinctive accommodations are priced to suit your budget or your most luxurious dreams. We can accommodate up to 42 individuals.
Your full-service experience is further enhanced by our:
- Spirit Dog Boutique
- Harmony Spa
- On-site concierge
- Bilingual, personal and group-retreat coordinator