6 Night Vegan Cooking Workshop

About us

Imagine… a week in paradise…waking up every morning to the sounds of birds and the serenity of one of the world’s most beautiful lakes….learning to cook a variety of gourmet vegan specialties…

Our week-long vegan cooking workshop is for you!

Plan your workshop around the dates that are convenient for you. We work with you to ensure we’re making the types of dishes that interest you the most.

Topics can include:

  • Soups
  • Salads
  • Stir-fries
  • Nut milks and vegan cheeses
  • Pastas and whole grains
  • Guatemalan dishes
  • Sauces and dips
  • International specialties
  • Baking
  • Living foods and dehydrating

We’ll explore local markets, visit picturesque villages, and see some of the spectacular sites of Guatemala.

Your workshop tuition includes room (six nights), all meals, instruction, health information, recipe booklet, tours, and private transportation from Guatemala City or Antigua. A great value at $1800 for a single participant, $2400 for two.

Want to stay longer? We’ll create a package that matches your timeframe.

About your instructor: Traci has been cooking since age 10. She switched to a plant-based diet in 2007, and learned to cook all over again. In 2017, she completed the Plant-Based Professional course at Rouxbe.com online culinary school.

If you are ready to disconnect from the stresses of a busy life, I highly recommend the Lake Villa Guatemala. It is one of the most peaceful places on the planet. Bill from Puerto Rico

Venue Highlights

All of our retreats are private, so your tours and other experiences are one-on-one.

Towns in Guatemala can be quite noisy, but our center is on the private and tranquil south shore of Lake Atitlán. Unlike other locations around the lake, here you won't find the firecrackers, barking dogs, roosters, and loud boats. We are an oasis of peace and quiet.

Amenities

  • Free Wifi
  • Towels
  • Free Parking
  • Coffee/Tea
  • House-Keeping

Menu Types

  • Vegan
  • Gluten Free
  • Nut Free

Menu/Cuisine

Our whole-food, plant-based meals are lovingly created for your tastes and food needs. We support a variety of special diets including gluten free, soy free, nut free, and raw. We also support intermittent fasting.

Accommodations

Our two spacious bedrooms each have private bathrooms, including toiletries and plush towels. The Lake View room features a private entrance, two queen beds, and high quality bedding. The Garden View room features a king bed and a double bed with high quality bedding and satellite TV.

Our common areas include two spacious living areas, large patios, gorgeous gardens, and a private beach area.

Directions

It's about a 3.5 hour drive from the Guatemala City airport to our center. We arrange transportation with local professional drivers who will pick you up in either Guatemala City or Antigua. The transportation cost is approximately $125 (depending on the driver and exchange rates).

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