Consistently acclaimed among the most sustainable hotels in Panajachel, Porta Hotel del Lago Porta del Lago is committed to protecting the environment while promoting sustainable tourism along the shores of Lake Atitlán.
How do we do it? By utilizing the latest technology, our hotel has minimized the amount of energy and water it consumes on a daily basis. We train and encourage our staff to reduce their impact on the environment. From waste management to limiting greenhouse-gas emissions, Porta del Lago continues to seek new ways to operate as eco-friendly as possible.
Staff and management recognize the importance of giving back to the local economy. We engage and train residents from nearby communities, ensuring that the entire region also benefits from the success of Porta del Lago. Also, we consistently participate with our neighbors to improve our destination every day. Understanding as well as respect for indigenous cultures and customs are promoted at every opportunity as well.
Learn more about how Porta del Lago continues to help foster sustainable tourism in the region by reading our code of conduct and stance on issues impacting the local community.
For further information and details on our recognized and priced program, please refer to our policies on sustainability, sustainable tourism and responsible tourism.
Along with our sustainable practices, we have launched in all the Porta hotels the program "APorta… le importas tú”. Designed to enrich each party associated with our hotel, this program strives to improve the workplace, the community, personal development and the environment The response has been very positive and encourages us to continue. So we’re eagerly moving forward with our activities to support the community. We are pleased to share with you, our quarterly newsletters:
Thanks to all of these efforts, we have been certified by Rainforest Alliance for hotels.