Finca El Zapote - Estate House
Finca | 5 bedrooms | sleeps 14
Come and enjoy the peace and tranquility of paradise by lodging in our Estate House at Finca El Zapote, which can house up to 14 people. Wake up among the eruptions and vistas of Fire Volcano and bird songs at sunrise. Later, enjoy your morning walking amongst the gardens, exploring the 25 acres of Botanical Gardens. As you return, your complimentary typical Guatemalan breakfast should be ready. To entertain yourself you can also swim in the natural spring water pool, or go out fishing for tilapia in one of the four lagoons that accompany the gardens, go rowing or kayaking as well.
If weather permits, your group can have lunch served by the pool, so you can immerse yourself in nature even as you dine. For dinner you will be served our famous Finca dinner; bean soup with rice and avocado! At night, you can cruise the gardens once more, admiring the stars, and if you're lucky; gaze upon the rivers of lava flowing from Fire Volcano!
|Size||Sleeps up to 14, 5 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest Amenities||15 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Guatemala City (La Aurora International, GUA) 75 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||No pets allowed, No smoking at this property|
Features and Facilities
|Luxuries||Log fire, DVD player, Staffed property|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Cooker, Microwave, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms and 5 En suites|
|Furniture||Single beds (12), Double beds (2), Dining seats for 14, Lounge seats for 12|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace, Private garden, Shared garden, BBQ, Private fishing lake or river|
The Western Guatemala/Pacific Coast region
Situated on the slopes of the Volcán de Fuego in the pacific coast province of Escuintla, in Guatemala, Finca El Zapote enjoys a mildly warm weather year round. Nearby to Finca El Zapote is Antigua Guatemala (45min drive), La Reunion (world class golf course 30min drive), monterrico beach (1hr30min drive), Lake Atitlan (2hr30min drive).
Finca El Zapote in itself is a destination, being called Paradise on Earth by people who have visited. It's sure worth your visit when travelling through Central America!
The property is located right in the middle of 25 acres of lush tropical Botanical Gardens of Finca El Zapote. Exploring the gardens you'll find a beautiful spring which feeds the natural swimming pool and the four lakes; as well as an abundance of flora and fauna that make this place so spectacular, especially when the active Volcán de Fuego decides to put on a show! The farm has a long history of planting Quinine trees, as well as being a Private Nature Reserve. Activities: walking in the gardens, birdwatching, swimming, fishing, and outdoor dining.
The weather at El Zapote is pleasantly warm, and you can expect rain and showers in the afternoons from may to october. The rest of the year promises clear skies throughout the day and little rain.
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