We were blown away when we arrived at this beautiful and tranquile nature spot. The transport to the laguna isn't easy, unless you are willing to pay for a taxi. But this also makes it less crowded and comfortably quiet.
We had a bad experience though, when we were hiking up to the viewpoint of Katarina, where we were robbed by 3 men armed with machetes. Unfortunately the police didn't really care to help, eventhough the friendly hosts of our resort did everything they could to get them to come. We did report the incidence to the local park rangers though, who said they would be happy to escort future tourist on this hike.
We definitely recommend others to go to Laguna de Apoyo (where we felt safe), but make sure to bring one of the friendly rangers if you go hiking.
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