At an altitude of 1,500 meters (5000 feet), San Marcos La Laguna, Sololá, Guatemala, Central America, is a small, peaceful, Mayan village located on the shores of beautiful Lago de Atitlán (Lake Atitlán). “The Lake” is considered by many to be one of the most scenic and serene places in Central America. When famed English novelist Aldous Huxley, visited in the 1930s, he called Atitlán “the most beautiful lake in the world.”
Beautiful, indeed! The Mayan word “Atitlán” means "the place where the rainbow gets its colors!"
Surrounded by lush, dormant, volcanoes, San Marcos is the ideal place to study Spanish in a relaxed and tranquil atmosphere. With its friendly inhabitants, cobblestone streets and local market, San Marcos retains a unique traditional atmosphere, and at the same time, offers a variety of accommodation, restaurants, outdoors and holistic activities. The school is located inside Hostel San Marcos