Aventuras en Educación, SA is a Guatemalan-licensed Enterprise born of the U.S. corporation Adventures in Education, Inc. The two businesses began a productive collaboration in 2000 providing recreational vacations and memorable learning experiences through non-traditional packages tailored to individual and small group interests. Aventuras is operated by Richard J. Morgan Jr., a retired U.S. Army officer with residence at Lake Atitlan Guatemala. Mr. Morgan holds graduate degrees in Education and Latin American studies from U.S. universities. He is the resident English language expert on the Lake and its Mayan culture. He is the author of several books to include a trilogy about Atitlan which focuses various aspects of its character.
We are located at world-class Lake Atitlan in the Central Highlands of Guatemala. Atitlan has been judged by such notables
as Aldous Huxley (Brave New World) as among the most
beautiful lakes in the world. With a population that is 90%
indigenous and traditional in manner, this is truly the "Land of the
Living Maya." It lies at 4,800 ft. above sea level, providing for
comfortable air and water temperatures year-round. Total surface area
is 81 square miles, with depths up to 1,100 feet. The
is surrounded by 3 volcanoes ranging to 11,600
feet in elevation.
(towns) lie on the
and are inhabited by two distinct Mayan peoples who proudly maintain their
Posada y Centro Cultural is our activity center at Lake Atitlan and offers lodging, study facilities, and a fitness center. It also
serves as an information center and springboard to a full range of leisure
and cultural experiences around the Lake and beyond. See our page Posada
Los Encuentros for a description of our accommodations. We offer 1st World quality extended-stay lodging at economic prices, more than 60% below our daily rates.
Our study programs
stress a flexible, dynamic approach to learning. Our methodology
promotes learning through direct contact with the subject matter and the
environment. Our teaching resources are specialists who act as
learning facilitators and mentors. Programs range from standard
study tours to customized packages that fit individual and special interest
group needs. You can tailor any of our packages to your group's interests and we will price it for you. Prices vary somewhat depending on the number of participants and the customization involved. Contact us for pricing.