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Sonati

| NE corner of Cathedral, 3 blocks Northward and 1/2 block, Leon 505, Nicaragua
+505 2315 4696
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Brilliant hostel base, great value AND SMALL POOL! TOURS

Family loved it here. Kids are 6 n 8 and the pool was fine for them to play in for hours, they... read more

Reviewed May 29, 2017
littlebluedunebuggy
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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
<3 Sonati staff, hostel, tours &

I stayed at Sonati in León & Estelí and did a few different tours with them including El Hoyo... read more

Reviewed March 9, 2017
Dominique V
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Groningen, The Netherlands
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Join the best outdoor guides in Leon to explore our beautiful surroundings. We offer a wide range of activities that suit all needs, from the most rigorous to the more laid-back travelers: Volcano boarding, Climb volcanoes, Swim in volcanic lagoons, Float in the mangrove, Kayak Isla Juan Venada, Turle watching (seasonal), Discover the birds around Leon, Enjoy a relaxed city tour and learn about the crazy history of Leon. We are a 100% nonprofit organization that provides free environmental education to children. All profits from tours go to support environmental programs. We also run tours from our office in Esteli. Experience the cloud forest, swim in waterfall pools, farmstays and more!!
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| NE corner of Cathedral, 3 blocks Northward and 1/2 block, Leon 505, Nicaragua
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Reviewed May 29, 2017

Family loved it here. Kids are 6 n 8 and the pool was fine for them to play in for hours, they cleaned it while we were there also. The rooms are good. It has a kitchen with fridge and freezer space which was brilliant...More

Thank littlebluedunebuggy
Reviewed March 9, 2017

I stayed at Sonati in León & Estelí and did a few different tours with them including El Hoyo volcano overnight, Kayaking and Somoto canyon. The staff is super helpful and friendly + their profits go to environmental education for children. so only love for...More

Thank Dominique V
Reviewed August 8, 2016 via mobile

Did the full day hike up Telica (9am to 9pm) and it was amazing! First off, this was a tough trek. We walked about 13 miles in total and much of that was uphill in the heat of the day. Having said that, it was...More

Thank Starling-Joneses
Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

I don't like leaving a poor review for a company that uses its profits for an environmental program for Nicaragua but I was very disappointed in them. I started messaging them back in April 2016 about volcano boarding with my two kids because I absolutely...More

Thank Tracey P
Reviewed April 1, 2016

the deal is great, 28 usd with tour, volcano boarding, a free cold drink at bottom and a ride to and from, a nice tour guide, and a tannk top!!! very worth it...but here is my but: Walking into Sonati, you get the feel of...More

2  Thank teamfunannie
Reviewed March 11, 2016

For $17US we had a fabulous day. We took two chicken buses to Las Penitas beach and walked up the shore. We learned about the different kinds of mangroves, saw some baby turtles, had intellectual conversations with the tour guides, ate wonderful food and laughed...More

2  Thank Jenny G
Reviewed February 25, 2016

This was our first trip to Leon. Sonati looks like an Not for Profit Organization, so we decided to save some money and take advice with their tours. We choose Cerro Negro, Old Leon (mistake...), and the Laguna. The tourist guides did their best, but...More

Thank Andres H
Sonati, Manager at Sonati, responded to this reviewResponded March 10, 2016

Hi Andres, Thank you for your comments. We are always trying to grow and improve as an organization and we appreciate you taking the time to let us know how we may do so. Our tour guides are volunteers who come from all over the...More

Reviewed February 21, 2016

I did mail Sonati far in advance and they did reply promptly with details. Because I did not receive a confirmation I mailed them in December again. They mailed me back that they where waiting for more bookings. On there site they stated that you...More

1  Thank Jan T
Reviewed December 25, 2015

We are Canadians living in Nicaragua and when our two teenage grandsons decided to come visit us for a Christmas vacation, we went looking for an adventurous tour that would let them experience a volcano hike. With both Telica and Momotombo volcanoes acting up at...More

1  Thank Jody P
Sonati, Volunteer Tour Guide at Sonati, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2016

Thank you so much for your review and input! It´s always nice for us to hear back about what everyone thinks about our tours, as everyone is bound to have a different experience. Before going on any tours on their own, our volunteers are accompanied...More

Reviewed November 22, 2015

Such a fantastic tour group!! We went to Cerro Negro, ruins of Old Leon and went swimming in a laguna. The guides were so nice and friendly! They explained everything perfectly and didn't rush us when we went walking. I'd definitely go on other tours...More

Thank Robyn G
Sonati, Volunteer Tour Guide at Sonati, responded to this reviewResponded January 2, 2016

We are so glad you had an enjoyable trek, and we look forward to accompanying you on another trip in the future!

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Alexis E
October 24, 2015|
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Response from Sonati | Property representative |
Hi Alexis, cool, that you want to go with us on a tour! We would be happy to go with you to Telica overnight ($35), Somoto ($25 4hour tour, $30 6hour tour), Miraflor ($20), El Tisey ($23), Cerro Negro ($30) or others. Visit... More
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