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“In contact with the nature”

Rancho Los Alpes Ecolodge
Ranked #21 of 46 things to do in Leon
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Owner description: Hotel Rancho Los Alpes, the perfect place to know Nicaragua emphasizing in community development and sustainable tourism. Strategically located between the city of Leon and the beaches of Las Penitas and Poneloya, offers the opportunity to rest, relax, take a walk around a beautiful colonial city or just enjoy the direct contact with nature in a comfortable and safe environment. Los Alpes distinguishes for offering fun activities that will break the routine: walks around trails in the tropical forest, planting trees, horseback riding, canopy, learn the tortilla elaboration, milking cows, cooking national dishes, karaoke and more. Our hotel also offers aquatic tours. Rancho Los Alpes is an ideal place to visit alone or with company. You can meditate or read while enjoying the magnificent view of the Maribios Volcanic Range, have fun with your friends around a bonfire, or hang out in the grill room with bar service. SERVICE TRIPS for mission trips, Los Alpes organizes your stay, food, transportation and the work of volunteering in the community. In addition, there is free time for recreation and getting to know the culture of Nicaragua.
Reviewed August 14, 2012

Rancho Alpes is an ideal destination for rural tourism, ecotourism and recreational facilities are well equipped and has a staff trained by Alma, who is the managing owner, a young woman of great experience in the tourism industry, to reach the ranch will have a personalized and quality services.

1  Thank Rosa M
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Reviewed August 14, 2012

Certainly if you are really looking for a comfortable place to stay, feeling at home and nearby the country side and the exuberant beaches of the Pacific Ocean you then stay at Rancho Los Alpes. Excellent attention, delicious food and warming a friendly attention.

1  Thank Mario B
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Reviewed July 2, 2012

I would suggest anyone wanting to experience the real Nicaragua to go and visit Los Alpes. The scenery is breathtaking and the lodging excellent. This is a real eco lodge/ranch. There you will find the people very friendly and helpful. The food served is typical Nicaraguan food and is delicious.

Riding the horses around the ranch is a very fun experience. Also the zip line/canopy is so much fun! I have been several times with friends and family and want to keep going back. If you like fun and adventure you will make this place a must when you visit Nicarauga.

9  Thank Alvin J
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Reviewed June 13, 2012

The person whoever wrote that Los Alpes is filled with dirt and drunks in not telling the truth and in reality must have never stayed at Los Alpes. Los Alpes is so much fun with horse back riding, great food, zip lining over the lagoon and so much more. Alma, is the owner and not staff! I have stayed several times at Los Alpes and always have had a great time. If someone really wants to experience real life Nicaragua, they should go to Los Alpes. They will find the owner very elegant and professional. You will be able to see all the surrounding country and see the life of the locals. The beach is close by with some excellent views and food. I highly suggest a visit to Los Alpes.

8  Thank Dean J
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Reviewed April 6, 2012

Our stay at Rancho Los Chaos was my worst experience ever. We booked a double room and we got a dorm room. We slept with a lot of drunk people puking all over the whole place. The only person we could talk to was Alma from the cleaning staff. She was so unfriendly and the whole time, like everybody from the staff. If you want to c drunk and dirty people [--] in the Woods than go to rancho los alpes. We booked a Hotel we got a notel! Francis and Diego

4  Thank DiegoRamosMadrid
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TwigaHome, Public Relations Manager at Rancho Los Alpes Ecolodge, responded to this reviewResponded May 22, 2012

This review was not written by any of our guests, but it is obviously an attempt of one of our competitors to discredit us, or some personal attack on the owner.

The person who wrote this review just registered for posting this review. We have never placed any client who booked a double room into a dorm room, nor do we have any drunk crowds as clients "puking all over the place". Alma is not one of the cleaning staff, but she is the owner and manager of the Ecolodge. She always puts a lot of effort into relating with the guests and most of them explicitly point out how friendly she is, just as the other staff, which are all from the local community and have been trained by Alma. Rancho Los Alpes on Facebook has almost 1400 friends.

This review is just an insult which is not based on the travel experience of any of our clients.

We have contacted TripAdvisor requesting them to remove this fake review.

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