Wildlife in Atitlan

Lake Atitlan is considered one of the most beautiful lakes in the world. It is surrounded by a variety of fauna and flora. The vegetation of the region consists of mixed and coniferous forests. You can find around 798 species of plants that make this place a paradise.


Among the animals that inhabit the forests are reptiles, amphibians, birds and mammals. Among the birds is the national bird of Guatemala: Quetzal. There are also toucans, bugles, among others. Also, many species of migratory birds use Lake Atitlan as a site for overwintering.

Would you like to see wildlife in Atitlan during your next visit to Hotel Atitlan?