Sololá
in Departamento de Sololá, Guatemala

How to get there and get around
Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
14.772 and -91.183 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 14° 46' 19" and W -91° 10' 59"
Currency and Currency Code:
Quetzal - GTQ
Spoken languages:
Spanish
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 11:02 PM (Sunday)
Timezone: America/Guatemala
UTC/GMT offset: -6 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:53 am and 6:05 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-12.116 and 96.895 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Bantam Village
References
This place on Wikipedia
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Current travel safety evaluation for Guatemala in Central America

Safety Score: 2,7 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning we advice caution when travelling to Guatemala.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Guatemala. Last Update: 2019-09-15 07:22:11

Delve into Sololá

Sololá in Departamento de Sololá with it's 45,373 habitants is a town located in Guatemala about 46 mi (or 74 km) west of Guatemala City, the country's capital town.

Time in Sololá is now 11:02 PM (Sunday). The local timezone is named America / Guatemala with an UTC offset of -6 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Sololá. The closest airport in Guatemala is Santa Cruz del Quiche Airport in a distance of 17 mi (or 27 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: San Jose Chacaya, Concepcion, Santa Cruz La Laguna, Panajachel and San Andres Semetabaj. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info. Let's start with some photos from the area.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 19°C / 66 °F

Morning Temperature 9°C / 49 °F
Evening Temperature 13°C / 55 °F
Night Temperature 9°C / 48 °F
Chance of rainfall 1%
Air Humidity 57%
Air Pressure 1013.4 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from West
Cloud Conditions Broken clouds, covering 60% of sky
General Conditions Light rain

Monday, 16th of September 2019

17°C (62 °F)
9°C (49 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, scattered clouds.

Tuesday, 17th of September 2019

16°C (61 °F)
11°C (52 °F)
Heavy intensity rain, calm, overcast clouds.

Wednesday, 18th of September 2019

20°C (69 °F)
9°C (48 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, broken clouds.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Hotel Casa Palopo

Address
5,1 mi
KILOMETRO 6 8 SANTA CATARINA PALOPO
07011 SOLOLA
Guatemala

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin: 16:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hotel Villa Santa Catarina

Address
4,7 mi
Santa Catarina Palopo Atitlan
07010 Panajachel
Guatemala

Time Information

Checkout: 13:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Porta Hotel del Lago

Address
2,9 mi
2nd Ave 6 17 zona 2
00000 Panajachel
Guatemala

Time Information

Checkout: 13:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Mikaso Hotel

Address
7,8 mi
4 Callejon A I-87 Zona 2, Chuacante
07018 San Pedro La Laguna
Guatemala

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hotel Los Cofrades

Address
0,4 mi
6a. Avenida 5-45 Zona 1
07001 Solola
Guatemala

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Casa Colonial PanaSurf

Address
2,6 mi
Calle Monte Rey
Panajachel
Guatemala

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Regis Hotel & Spa

Address
2,7 mi
3a avenida 3-47 zona 2
Panajachel
Guatemala

Time Information

Checkout: 13:00 - Checkin: 15:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hotel Playa Linda

Address
3,0 mi
7a. Calle 0-70 zona 2
07010 Panajachel
Guatemala

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Hotel y Cafe La Casa del Mundo

Address
3,4 mi
El Jaibalito
60111 Santa Cruz La Laguna
Guatemala

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 13:00
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Atitlan

Address
2,1 mi
Finca San Buenaventura, 6 Calle 6-38 Zona 9 Local 6
Panajachel
Guatemala

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Reception
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

Solola's Market - Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

Published: October 03, 2012
Length: 24:17 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Davidsbeenhere

http://davidsbeenhere.com/ DBH Unplugged heads from Guatemala City to Lake Atitlan, a three hour drive west into the Guatemalan highlands. Before reaching the Lake, David and crew stop in the...


Guatemala Solola Habitat Project

Published: August 31, 2012
Length: 52:23 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ted Rhodes

A Canadian Habitat for Humanity team builds homes near Solola in the Guatemala highlands at Lake Atitlan.


Solola, Guatemala - Friday market

Published: January 13, 2015
Length: 41:16 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Habla Vous


Lago Atitlan, Guatemala - Going down from Solola to Panajachel

Published: January 13, 2015
Length: 41:13 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Habla Vous


Bomberos Voluntarios Solola

Published: June 30, 2013
Length: 00:12 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: MogoAlv

Festejo de su 37 aniversario.


Solola, Guatemala - Making tortillas

Published: January 13, 2015
Length: 41:08 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Habla Vous


primer Tiempo Juventud Copalera

Published: August 12, 2013
Length: 07:22 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Jose Carlos Ortiz Martinez

Segundo Partido de Juventud Copalera contra su similar de Solola. Patrocinadores: Alcalde Rafael Morales Ixtahuacan Ixtapan Multiservicios Jenny Sintetica los dos Socios Hotel y Restaurant...


Eagle's Nest -Guatemala Orphanage- United Youth Corps Project

Published: August 13, 2014
Length: 04:23 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: UnitedChurchofGodaia

Our United Youth Corps team made this video with the kids at the Eagle's Nest in Guatemala. To sponsor this projects or others: http://goodworks.ucg.org/ Much need supplies were donated by...


El Agua es Vida, Cuidemosla. Sololá Documental

Published: January 23, 2011
Length: 38:57 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: iindigo Guatemala

Este es un documental, vídeo que muestra el proceso de distribución del agua en la comunidad.


Caballo de Troya 1 (Jerusalen) de J J Benitez

Published: August 03, 2013
Length: 27:52 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: Bryan Anleu

Reseña No.1 Libro: Caballo de Troya 1 (Jerusalen) Titulo en Ingles: Trojan Horse: Jerusalen 1 Autor: Juan Jose Benitez. Genero: Ciencia Ficción.


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Chichicastenango

Chichicastenango, also known as Santo Tomás Chichicastenango, is a town in the El Quiché department of Guatemala, known for its traditional K'iche' Maya culture. The Spanish conquistadors gave the town its name from the Nahuatl name used by their soldiers from Tlaxcala: Tzitzicaztenanco, or City of Nettles. Its original name was Chaviar. Chichicastenango serves as the municipal seat for the surrounding municipality of the same name.

Located at 14.9333, -91.1167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 12 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Municipalities of the Quiché Department, Populated places in Guatemala, Chichicastenango

Sololá

Sololá is a city in Guatemala. It is the capital of the department of Sololá and the administrative seat of Sololá municipality. It resides around lake atitlan. The name is a hispanicized form of its pre-Columbian name, one spelling variant of which is T'zolojy'a. The urban center has about 14,000 people, but the municipality also includes four village communities—Los Encuentros, El Tablón, San Jorge la Laguna, and Argueta—as well as 59 smaller rural communities.

Located at 14.7667, -91.1833 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Municipalities of the Sololá Department, Populated places in Guatemala

Lago de Atitlán

Lake Atitlán (Lago de Atitlán) is a large endorheic lake (one that does not flow to the sea) in the Guatemalan Highlands. Atitlan is recognized to be the deepest lake in Central America with maximum depth about 340 meters. The lake is shaped by deep escarpments which surround it and by three volcanoes on its southern flank. Lake Atitlan is further characterized by towns and villages of the Maya people. Lake Atitlán is about 50 kilometres west-northwest of Antigua.

Located at 14.7, -91.2 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Lakes of Guatemala, Volcanic calderas, Crater lakes, Endorheic lakes, VEI-7 volcanoes, Pleistocene volcanoes

Patzún

Patzún is a municipality in the Chimaltenango department of Guatemala.

Located at 14.6833, -91.0167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 13 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Municipalities of the Chimaltenango Department, Populated places in Guatemala

Concepción, Sololá

Concepción is a municipality in the Sololá department of Guatemala.

Located at 14.7833, -91.15 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Municipalities of the Sololá Department, Populated places in Guatemala

San Andrés Semetabaj

San Andrés Semetabaj is a municipality in the Sololá department of Guatemala.

Located at 14.745, -91.135 (Lat. / Lng.), about 4 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Municipalities of the Sololá Department, Populated places in Guatemala

Nahualá

Nahualá (with a final glottal stop) is a municipality in the Sololá department of Guatemala. The town is sometimes known as Santa Catarina Nahualá, in honor of the town’s patron saint, Saint Catherine of Alexandria, but the official name is just "Nahualá". Nahualá or Nawala' is also the K'iche' (Quiché) language name for the Nahualate River, which is called Niwala' the local Nahualá dialect.

Located at 14.85, -91.3167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Municipalities of the Sololá Department, Populated places in Guatemala

San Antonio Palopó

San Antonio Palopó is a municipality in the Sololá department of Guatemala. The village is on the eastern shore of Lake Atitlán. The lowest elevation is 1,562 metres at the shoreline. The people of the region are Cakchiquel Maya with a distinctive style of clothing. The patron saint of the village is St. Anthony of Padua. The annual festival takes place on 12 June.

Located at 14.7, -91.1167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Municipalities of the Sololá Department, Populated places in Guatemala

San José Chacayá

San José Chacayá is a municipality in the Sololá department of Guatemala.

Located at 14.7667, -91.2167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Municipalities of the Sololá Department, Populated places in Guatemala

San Pablo La Laguna

San Pablo La Laguna is a municipality in the Sololá department of Guatemala. It consists of the village that bears the name San Pablo La Laguna which is situated on the shore of Lake Atitlan between the villages of San Juan La Laguna and San Marcos La Laguna.

Located at 14.7167, -91.2667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Municipalities of the Sololá Department, Populated places in Guatemala

San Lucas Tolimán

San Lucas Tolimán is a municipality in the Sololá department of Guatemala. The town of 17,000 people sits on the southeastern shore of Lago de Atitlán, described by Aldous Huxley as one of the most beautiful lakes in the world. The population is 90-95% Highland Maya. There is a population of about the same size living in the surrounding villages. At 1,700 metres altitude the town offers "eternal spring" with annual temperatures ranging from 50-80 degrees F.

Located at 14.6333, -91.1333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Municipalities of the Sololá Department, Populated places in Guatemala

San Marcos La Laguna

San Marcos La Laguna is a village on the western shore of Lago Atitlán in the Sololá Department of Guatemala. The village is northwest of three volcanos Volcán San Pedro, Volcán Tolimán, and Volcán Atitlán. The village has an outdoor amphitheater and a few hostels. San Marcos connects to other lakeside communities by boat and a narrow road. The nearest city is Panajachel at the northern side of Lago Atitlán].

Located at 14.7167, -91.2667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 7 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Municipalities of the Sololá Department, Populated places in Guatemala

Santa Clara La Laguna

Santa Clara La Laguna is a municipality in the Sololá department of Guatemala. Location: Lat: 14°42'49" N Lon: 91°18'16" W UTM: Zone 15. Lat. 1628750 N Lon. 682600 E

Located at 14.7167, -91.3 (Lat. / Lng.), about 9 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Municipalities of the Sololá Department, Populated places in Guatemala

San Pedro La Laguna

San Pedro La Laguna a town in Guatemala which has been called the "naughty village" or the "marijuana capital" of Lake Atitlán. The reason San Pedro La Laguna is considered the "naughty village" is because it has a very active night life with lots of parties, while most of the other villages around the lake are more about nature and meditating.

Located at 14.694, -91.272 (Lat. / Lng.), about 8 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Municipalities of the Sololá Department, Populated places in Guatemala

Santa Catarina Palopó

Santa Catarina Palopó is a municipality in the Sololá department of Guatemala. The municipality is located on the shores of Lake Atitlán, approximately 3 miles South-Southeast of Panajachel, a popular tourist destination. To the East-Southeast is San Antonio Palopó. The three aforementioned towns are connected by one paved road, which runs directly through Santa Catarina Palopó.

Located at 14.7167, -91.1333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 5 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Municipalities of the Sololá Department, Populated places in Guatemala

Santa Lucía Utatlán

Santa Lucía Utatlán is a municipality in the Sololá department of Guatemala.

Located at 14.7667, -91.2667 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Municipalities of the Sololá Department, Populated places in Guatemala

Santa Cruz La Laguna

Santa Cruz La Laguna is a municipality in the Sololá department of Guatemala. It is located on the northern shore of Lake Atitlán and has a population of approximately 6000 people.

Located at 14.7445, -91.207 (Lat. / Lng.), about 2 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Municipalities of the Sololá Department, Populated places in Guatemala

Santa María Visitación

Santa María Visitación is a municipality in the Sololá department of Guatemala.

Located at 14.7167, -91.3167 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Municipalities of the Sololá Department, Populated places in Guatemala

Nahualate River

The Río Nahualate is a river in southwest Guatemala. Its sources are located in the Sierra Madre range, in the vicinity of Santa Catarina Ixtahuacán and Nahualá. From there it flows southwards through the coastal lowlands of Suchitepéquez and Escuintla to the Pacific Ocean. The Nahualate river basin covers a territory of 1,941 km.

Located at 14.8813, -91.2875 (Lat. / Lng.), about 10 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Guatemala

Madre Vieja River

The Río Madre Vieja is a river in southwest Guatemala. Its sources are located in the Sierra Madre range, on the border of the departments El Quiché, Sololá, and Chimaltenango. It flows southwards through the coastal lowlands of Suchitepéquez and Escuintla to the Pacific Ocean. The Madre Vieja river basin covers a territory of 1,007 km.

Located at 14.8043, -91.0954 (Lat. / Lng.), about 6 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Rivers of Guatemala

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29 Nov
2019

Journey Into Sacred Expression Women's Writing & Yoga Forest Retreat, Lake Atitlan, Guatemala
Starting at: 09:00 am (09:00).
More Information: eventful.com.

27 Dec
2019

Breathe, Meditate, Flow Yoga Retreat In Guatemala
Starting at: 01:00 am (01:00).
More Information: eventful.com.

30 Jan
2020

Embodiment Ecstatic Dance Festival ~ Lago Atitlán Guatemala
Starting at: 04:00 am (04:00).
More Information: eventful.com.

01 Mar
2020

AWAKEN YOUR CREATIVE SPIRIT ~ Transformational Wellness Retreat ~ Lake Atitlán, Guatemala
Starting at: 08:00 am (08:00).
More Information: eventful.com.

04 Mar
2020

El Reto Del Quetzal
Starting at: 06:00 pm (18:00).
More Information: eventful.com.


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Sololá, Солола