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Club Ven Aca

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Bar, South American, Central American
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Lake Atitlan, Jaibalito, Guatemala
050254227804
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09:00 - 17:00
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Tue - Sun 09:00 - 17:00
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Drinks were good. Nice pool. Good staff. I think it was a well done location and staff was pretty friendly.

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Thank Mike O
Panajachel, Guatemala
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We live in Panajachel on the lake and go to Club Ven Aca for lunch. A few years ago, this was a hotel and restaurant, but now the villas are private homes. Great view of the lake from the tables and bar. You can get wine, beer, liquados, or specialty coffees. We have eaten several times here, and the burger... More 

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Thank RetireEarlyLifestyle
Massachusetts
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Three of us hiked to Jaibolito from our nearby VRBO and enjoyed a beautiful view of the pool and lake while dining. The manager (owner?) was attentive and gracious. The food varied - fish tacos were great, but the burger and chicken were nothing special. Not many options in this area, so worth a try.

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Thank Noromebound
Ghent, Belgium
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

If you like paying separately for WIFI (10 Q), using the pool (50Q), using the hottub (forgot) this is the place for you. There are places a million times nicer (and cheaper) to hang out at on the lake than this decadent place

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Thank Otto C
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

Gets the job done for those seeking a day drink/lounge. However, the pool costs 50q to use and isn't all that appealing. Drinks are expensive compared to other places around the lake, but tasty. Staff are very friendly and helpful.

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Thank Lo M
Edmonton, Canada
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016

Really cool spot. Atmosphere was super laid back/go at your own pace. The owner and his staff were very friendly & professional. The owner speaks English & helped us translate as our Spanish is very minimal. The food was delightful, from the presentation to overall taste. After our 2 course lunch & cerveza's we lounged around the pool for an... More 

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Thank kkneeb
Panajachel, Guatemala
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016

Ven Aca has the best mojitos!!!! In general, their food and drinks are a little pricey for my taste, but it is nice to go once in awhile. The view from the pool is amazing, but the pool is always freezing and you have to pay an arm and a leg to use the jacuzzi. Food and drinks relish, great... More 

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Thank Hannah E
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

Definitely a place to be for a day to spend lying by the beautiful pool, with jacuzzi and a spectacular view of the lake. The restaurant is pricey, but definitely worth it (it is a restaurant with a pool - not a pool with a restaurant). The service was really great - although not much English - so come prepared... More 

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Thank Ecurls
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Step away from the hustle and bustle and chill here. Great management and staff all around. Nice views and and beautiful people are abundant. Excellent cocktails and food. A must do.

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Thank Andrew N
Auckland, New Zealand
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We were staying at La Iguana Perdida in Santa Cruz (which is also fantastic). We spent our last day at Lake Atitlan at Club Ven Aca (which is just one bay, 5min boat around, or 30min walk). Definitely worth a stop on your way to/from Pana/San Pedro/Marcos/Cruz. Decent prices. Yummy food. Delicious smoothies etc. A hot tub and an infinity... More 

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Thank Alana C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Cuisine
Bar, South American, Central American
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
09:00 - 17:00
Thursday
09:00 - 17:00
Friday
09:00 - 17:00
Saturday
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lake Atitlan, Jaibalito, Guatemala
  • Location: Central America  >  Guatemala  >  Western Highlands  >  Solola Department  >  Lake Atitlan  >  Jaibalito
  • Phone Number: 050254227804
Description
Nice restaurant with pool,jacuzzi and internacional food

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?