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Best hotels/hostels for lake swimming San Marcos/Santa Cruz

Eugene, Oregon
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Best hotels/hostels for lake swimming San Marcos/Santa Cruz

I haven't seen a lot posted about swimming in the lake, but I'd like to stay at a hotel/hostel that has easy access to the lake for swimming, as well as great views of the lake/volcanoes. I'd also love a place with a hot tub for nighttime soaks, but it's not essential. Access to a kayak for loan or rental would be wonderful too. I'm mainly looking at the San Marcos/Santa Cruz areas. Don't mind basic accommodations, but can afford a little more if necessary to find these features. Suggestions?

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1. Re: Best hotels/hostels for lake swimming San Marcos/Santa Cruz

Sounds like Casa del Mundo fits all your needs.

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2. Re: Best hotels/hostels for lake swimming San Marcos/Santa Cruz

In those towns, CDM is the only hotel I'm aware of with a hot tub. But it'll cost you (if I recall correctly). Across the lake, Posada de Santiago also has a hot tub and nice views of Volcan San Pedro.

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Hi Would recommend Arca de Noe in Santa Cruz La Laguna.

Large waterfront (100mts) away of the contamination of the municipal pier. No hot tub, but Kayak rentals near by. Also offers various tours from Bird Watching (the hotel has its own private little natural reserve where you can see lots of birds) to Mayan Ceremonial sites above Santa Cruz.

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4. Re: Best hotels/hostels for lake swimming San Marcos/Santa Cruz

Thank-you!

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