The 100-year old Hacienda San Lucas has managed to transcend age and time by presenting guests with a chic, restored retreat overlooking the Maya ruins of Copan. The 8 bedrooms are each equipped with delightful beds, linen, and private bath, while espousing local design techniques and handcrafted art in the decor. The chef and kitchen help are exceptionally well-trained, with flavorful native dishes prepared alongside international staples. Enjoy fresh ingredients, high standards of service, and a fine candle-lit ambiance when dining. Visit the Copan ruins or take a 5 minute ride into the center of town to understand the community and its history. Otherwise, simply lounge in a hammock and sink into paradise.
Nestled in the hills above the tranquil Copán Valley, Hacienda San Lucas is a 100-year old family-owned retreat uniquely situated directly above the world-renowned Maya ruins of Copán.Enjoy a peaceful overnight stay, or visit us for a day, in our hand-built,Flavia Cueva, 3rd generation owner Hacienda San Lucas, Copan Ruinas, Honduras solar-powered adobe hacienda, recently restored by Flavia Cueva (right), the owner, manager, and spiritual force behind San Lucas.Nature and Culture Come Together.Activities abound in our tranquil valley. Without leaving the grounds, you can hike our nature trails, visit the mysterious Los Sapos (The Toads) archaeological site, or go birdwatching.Further afield, the Copan region offers abundant adventure for the curious traveler. For example, you may explore an indigenous Maya Chorti community La Pintada, and immerse yourself in the customs of this timeless culture.
Spending the night in a candlelit San Lucas room is a truly enchanting, unforgettable experience.
Whether you're a first time visitor or one of our many returning guests, the tranquility of San Lucas at night will wash over you like a lazy dream.
We are pleased to offer eight distinctive rooms with private bath, hot water, solar lighting, and ceiling fans.
The Spirit of Los Sapos
Hacienda San LucasMaybe it's our beds, hand-crafted from local cedar; or our firm, comfortable mattresses.
Or perhaps it's just the soothing lullaby of undisturbed nature - far from the bustle, lights, and noise of modernity.
Some swear it's the mysterious spirit of Los Sapos, our onsite Maya ruin (and host to mysterious fertility rituals), that nurtures such blissful slumber.
But, whatever the source, year after year our guests assure us that a night at San Lucas was their best night's sleep in years.
Come and enjoy our authentic country cuisine prepared before your eyes in our rustic, open kitchen.
Join our Maya Chortí staff rolling tortillas or wrapping tamales.
Our five-course candlelight dinners are accompanied by unique South American wines. And our hearty country breakfasts are the stuff of legend in the Copan valley.
Our full-service restaurant and bar is open seven days a week. Please contact us directly for group reservations.
If you're planning on dining in downtown Copan Ruinas, don't miss our friend Tanya's restaurant. Follow this link to learn more about Twisted Tanya's.
Relax in a natural wonderland...
There's always something fun, exciting, or relaxing to do at San Lucas:
Horseback riding tours, to and from the town of Copan, along the river, or up into the hills to tour villages or the San Rafael organic coffee finca.
Hike our nature trails to spectacular views of the Copan Valley, the ruins, and the town of Copan.
Tour a Coffee FInca. Learn how the fabulous coffee of the Copan region is cultivated by visiting the Welchez Coffee Finca.
Time for the Spa . Enjoy a soothing soak in the hot springs at the Lunar Jaguar Spa.
Just relax. Lie in a hammock and read a book, paint the stunning nature and views, play with our dogs, or simply meditate.
Visit the on-site ruin Los Sapos, the mysterious Mayan ceremonial site whose true purpose still confounds archeologists.
For nature lovers, enjoy our fantastic birdwatching, and the exotic butterflies, in our exuberant, lush tropical forest.
The Copan region is a birdwatcher's paradise,
Currently we do not have any sample itineraries of custom tours to this destination.
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