At 1592 Meters above sea level, Santiago is the biggest village of Lake Atitlan, with around 32,000 inhabitants, 98% of which are indigenous Tz'utuhil. Located across the post classic Mayan city of Chutinamit on the slopes of the San Pedro volcano. Santiago hosts a colorful procession during Easter week (Semana Santa) and the famous religious idol Maximon. On the main street you will find a lot of crafts, paintings, for example Juan Sisay Galery one of the town first painter and internationally renowned, wooden sculptures, bead work, and many other works of art. A place where you can still find a few interesting waterfront properties, either land or houses. Accessible by road and boat with very impressive views of the volcanoes Toliman, Atitlan and San Pedro.
Lake Atitlan, vacation rentals only kms away from Santiago ideal for resident doctor of hospitalito