Lakes

Guatemala has some great lakes, some are used for sailing, waterskiing, windsurfing, kayaking, rowing and other water sports. The bigger lakes are:

  • Lago de Atitlán (The nicest lake in the country and we like to say, in the world)
  • Petén Itzá  (near Tikal, hosts Flores Island)
  • Lago de Amatitlán (near Guatemala City)
  • Lago de Izabal (the biggest of the country)
  • Lago de Güija (between Guatemala and El Salvador)

Some smaller lakes are:

  • Laguna Perdida
  • Laguna Yaxhá
  • Laguna San Juan Akul
  • Laguna Petexbatún
  • Laguna Ayarza
  • Laguna de Ixpaco
  • Laguna de Atescatempa
  • Laguna Lachuá

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