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Laguna de Apoyo

Carretera Masaya Km 38, La Laguna de Apoyo, Masaya, Nicaragua
+505 5847 0711
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US$85.00*
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Day-Trip to Laguna de Apoyo
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US$64.00*
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Relaxing Day at Apoyo Lagoon
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US$44.00*
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3-hour hike in Apoyeque Volcano
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“crater lake” (44 reviews)
“day trip” (65 reviews)
“la abuela” (14 reviews)
LOCATION
Carretera Masaya Km 38, La Laguna de Apoyo, Masaya, Nicaragua
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+505 5847 0711
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"crater lake"
in 44 reviews
"day trip"
in 65 reviews
"la abuela"
in 14 reviews
"san simian"
in 12 reviews
"paddle boarding"
in 8 reviews
"small fee"
in 8 reviews
"beautiful view"
in 11 reviews
"inner tubes"
in 16 reviews
"clean water"
in 14 reviews
"worth the trip"
in 10 reviews
"perfect temperature"
in 10 reviews
"clear water"
in 13 reviews
"public beach"
in 9 reviews
"lounge chairs"
in 7 reviews
"howler monkeys"
in 8 reviews
"swim"
in 142 reviews
"hostel"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Sunken volcano surrounded by lush forest. It was a cheap taxi ride to and from Masaya. Pretty water and nice way to cool off from sight seeing There are public access points which is what we did. Fun to be with locals. Many resorts take...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful place to get some sun & enjoy the view. One can swim,eat,drink, and kayak(charge included w/consumption)& lets not forget the beautiful view

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We drove from Granada to Apoyo taking in local culture of a pilgrimage with straw wagons, quite delightful. From Katerina which overlooks the lake giving a string cool breeze which is welcome after 38deg heat! We took little roads and stove through the national park...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There are no motorized vehicles allowed on the lake which help keeps both the water and noise pollution to a minimum. There are several beach clubs on the laguna which have kayaks and paddle boards to explore with. I would recommend going early as it...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went for lunch and a quick swim!! Not the easiest to find, but worth it once you get there. Fantastic views!!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The laguna is clean, warm for swimming and has an almost constant cooling breeze. We have stayed at the San Simian Eco Resort several times and have used it as a base to enjoy the laguna, take bird walks and day trip to the nearby...More

2  Thank HScottP
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The lake is gorgeous, clear, clean, perfectly temperate, calm, and free of dangerous animals. I think the experience here depends on how you do it. We were staying at San Simian (5*), so for us, the lake experience was as perfect as the lodging. Come...More

2  Thank mikeclarken
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My group spent an afternoon here (we didn’t say overnight) and I have to say that it was one of my favorite places that we visited. The views are stunning! There a lot of tables, swings, and hammocks to relax in if you don’t like...More

1  Thank baileylegleiter
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Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

We visited apoyo lagoon for 3 days. We stayed at Hotel SelvAzul. We absolutely loved it. The hotel itself is definitely not a 5 star resort, but we weren’t looking for that. And it still felt like paradise to us! The staff were so friendly...More

1  Thank Hollie B
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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Water is warm, views are great, accommodations are reasonably priced and numerous. There are many accommodations on the same street that vary only in what's included. Some include kayaks and water sports others do not. Paradiso in my opinion has better food and a better...More

Thank BGarde
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Side W
23 January 2017|
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Response from forestbynum | Reviewed this property |
There are several resorts on the laguna and a few in walking distance. I stayed at Casa Marimba. The ones on the lakefront property will be much more expensive . I would look at all options and amenities before making a... More
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JOE M
30 August 2016|
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Response from Dave N | Reviewed this property |
The main thing in Estelli is of course the fabulous cigars. I just got back inside from enjoying one each with a bud, we brought our limits back. Lol. It's nice enough area too, and we didn't have a lot of time there, but... More
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21 August 2015|
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Response from PilikaiHawaii | Reviewed this property |
Get a cheap hotel and then search for a local house for rent with the local people. If you're planning to retire here I imagine that at least you speak Spanish fluently right ? So just walk around the small shops and sure... More
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