About Us

Tiosh Abaj is located on the shores of the beautiful Lake Atitlan, in the town of Santiago Atitlán, Sololá, 140 kms. (90 miles) from Guatemala City.

Tiosh Abaj, is a Tzutujil Mayan word meaning "sacred stone". This sacred stone marker takes the form of a jaguar and is located in our stunning gardens, looking out over the Lake.

Opposite to the Jaguar stone stands the majestic San Pedro Volcano and the beautiful Lake Atitlán which opens up into a panoramic view. Tiosh Abaj is truly a unique and magical place!

Within our hotel, guests from all over the world enjoy private access to the shores of Lake Atitlan. Guests can take in the exquisite landscaped gardens, lie in a hammock, enjoy an organic coffee on the pool deck or experience our delicious menu of fresh international and national offerings.

In Santiago Atitlan, visitors have the opportunity to experience the local ancient Tzutujil culture which continues to thrive in the village. Visit the markets filled with vibrant weavings, carvings and other beautiful Mayan artesian offerings.

From Tiosh Abaj you can easily walk to the public pier, markets and the main street, where craft vendors, banks, ATM, tuk tuks and other tourist attractions are located.

Santiago Atitlan is a true village experience ..... with its incredible cultural and artistic diversity! Our goal is to provide our guests with a friendly and welcoming atmosphere.


Tiosh Abaj

Tiosh Abaj Significa en el idioma Maya Tzutujil "Piedra Sagrada"

Esta Piedra en forma de un "JAGUAR" y este lugar en donde se encuentra, por miles de años ha sido para el pueblo Maya Tzutujil un lugar sagrado porque aquí se celebraban sus ceremonias.

Hasta la fecha esta área se preserva con mucho respeto.