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Laguna de Apoyo

Carretera Masaya Km 38, La Laguna de Apoyo, Masaya, Nicaragua
+505 5847 0711
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“crater lake” (42 reviews)
“day trip” (57 reviews)
“la abuela” (14 reviews)
Carretera Masaya Km 38, La Laguna de Apoyo, Masaya, Nicaragua
+505 5847 0711
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the Apoyo resort restaurant and had lunch. Included was the ability to use the bathrooms and changing rooms so that we were able to swim in the beautifully clear water and jump off of the diving platform. What a treat on a...More

Thank Timothy N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So I was excited to go here....until I got there. It took about 20 minutes to figure out my reservation and if I had been charged my final deposit. They allowed us to deposit our bags into our room but not stay in it for...More

Thank pictakertsm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A warm-water (31°c) volcanic crater lake. Shelves quite steeply from the edges but there are a few beaches of sorts. Pretty view, great for swimming but stay in shallows as only a few metres out it is quickly 30m, then 100m+ deep.

Thank AndyPlovesSwimming
Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

The Apoyo Lagoon outside of Masaya is well worth the trip from any city. If you're in Granada or Leon, it's a day trip. The Lagoon was formed by a volcano. It is beautiful and the park has an excellent viewpoint to it. There are...More

Thank Dolly L
Reviewed September 5, 2017

I got a great deal. I was thinking of staying but the resort I wanted to go to was full so decided to take a day trip. cost 15$ all included from Granada. Transport entry to a resort use of kayaks. The water is warm...More

Thank Dyrgas
Reviewed August 24, 2017

Laguna de apoyo, one of my favorite places... Apoyo lagoon was before a volcano, nowadays is a clear water crater lagoon. Its Flora and fauna, its views and its clear water make this place unforgettable... My family and I Loved the time spent here...

Thank Alexander G
Reviewed August 24, 2017 via mobile

We went for a half day and stayed at Paradiso, Great choice 😄! Food is good, view is great, lagoon is peaceful and beautiful, access to kayaks and donuts. What a nice chilled afternoon! Free coffee and last ride is 4pm i believe.

Thank WanderingAmbitions
Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

We viewed Apoyo from above at Catalina-gorgeous ! Then went to a beach club (LBC:Laguna Beach Club) to swim , kayak, picnic, paddle boat all day. Warm waters but there's a quick drop off so if not a strong swimmer wear a life jacket.

Thank Melissa L
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

This lake is just beautiful. Warm water to swim in and just a great way to spend a day as a day trip from Granada. We loved it.

Thank naturalrachel
Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

Stayed at a retreat on the lake to get away from the hustle and bustle of Grenada. Tranquil lake with really clear water and a constant 30 degree temperature! Lovely to relax in, although not much else to do there so just come to chill...More

Thank Chris B
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Side W
January 23, 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
August 30, 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
August 20, 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