Maya Traditions is dedicated to facilitating access to national and international markets for Maya backstrap weaver artisans and their families in the highlands of Guatemala. Following a Fair Trade model, we continually seek to support our artisans, their families, and their communities through social programs that work to build capacity, preserve local cultures, and motivate indigenous women to strengthen their entrepreneurial ecosystems.
Check out our tours, classes, and workshops!
Our store in Panajachel is open to the public Monday-Friday, 9am-1pm and then from 2-5pm.
An ex-pat hangout where the waitstaff and owners are super nice (looking at you, Bruce), the drinks awesome, and they serve a simple bar menu (burgers, fries, nachos).
From their website:
Our party hostel rooms and dorm beds provide a safe, secure environment in the center of the action. We offer three co-ed dorm rooms with clean, comfortable beds and shared showers and bathroom facilities.
Orthopedics and trauma.
Speaks English. Call for an appointment.
Located in the PanaMed building on the little street that runs between Ferreteria Nueva and Central Ferretera. The building is about a block up the street on the left.
Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) college-prep Middle School/High School, Grades 7 through 12, on the shores of the beautiful Lake Atitlan. Accredited by Ministerio de Educacion.
Contact: Luis Noriega
Professional Photography Services Include:
- Corporate Portraits
- Corporate Events
- Documentary Photography
- Real Estate
As an officially registered Guatemalan non-profit Asociación, the design of the Ayuda program is based on an extreme over-population of domestic animals, and caring citizens, businesses, schools, local and national government agencies, and other nonprofit organizations which share our philosophies and goals.
POPULATION CONTROL: Ayuda facilitates professional spay/neuter sterilization services for needy dogs and cats. As part of our standard treatments, we also provide for vaccinations against deadly local diseases such as Parvo and Distemper, along with internal and external parasite treatments.
Our weekly sterilization clinics are generally scheduled on Thursdays. Currently, we routinely facilitate clinics in 4 major villages and their aldeas. Impoverished locals and local rescuers are welcome to bring animals to any of our clinics.
Videolaparoscopic and General Surgeon.
Schedule: Monday to Friday 09:00 am / 13:00 pm and 14:00 pm /19:00pm
Saturday: 09:00 am/12:00pm
Location: PanaMed Clinica de Especialidades, Callejón Juzgado zona 2 Panajachel a un costado del TSE.
Our mission is to provide basic music instruction for children in Panajachel who may not otherwise have such an opportunity. We outreach to the community to recruit students and provide scholarships to study with qualified professional musicians.
Atitlan Music School is a charitable organization under section 501(c)(3) of the U.S. tax code.
We take care of all your wedding music
We work with local hotels that are suburb wedding venues, or we’ll come to your wedding location.
We collaborate with you to create the perfect playlist for your special day. Need a dance band? We know many Lake Atitlán musicians and can easily put together a band.
Have a special song in mind for your ceremony or first dance? If we don’t know it, we’ll learn it for you. We perform music in a variety of styles.
Entertain your guests with the skill and personality of live music–it’s more affordable than you may think!!