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Centro de Visitantes Reserva natural Laguna de Apoyo

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Address: Antigua estacion de ferrocarril de San Juan de Oriente (parada de buses de SJO, 1c al N, 1c al E), Nicaragua
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+505 2558 0456

The largest and cleanest volcanic lake in the country.

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Reserva natural laguna de apoyo

it is a nice reserve. If you visit it, you will find a lot of exciting species that live in it. One of them is the salamandra that is the most exoctic species you can find in... read more

Reviewed 16 February 2013
juan z
Granada, Nicaragua

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Granada, Nicaragua
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Reviewed 16 February 2013

it is a nice reserve. If you visit it, you will find a lot of exciting species that live in it. One of them is the salamandra that is the most exoctic species you can find in nicaragua. You can also see the beautiful crater that adorns this reserve. It is appropiate to have a walk, because you can breathe... More 

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Granada, Granada, Nicaragua
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Reviewed 7 September 2012

i wanted to get away from all the crowded religious celebrations in august and didn´t have to think too much to find a perfect option.. excelent for relax,read a book,swimming or just have a beer and wait for the sunset..

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Deal, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 16 December 2011

This is a most beautiful and atmospheric location in Nicaragua. I wish I had made time to stay longer. I stayed 3 nights at the Estacion Biologica which is linked with the Spanish School. I was able to help out with some of the research projects going on at the station and also hired guides to take me on some... More 

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Horsens, Denmark
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Reviewed 3 December 2011

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... More 

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Reviewed 28 April 2011

We hooked up with a tour guide in Granada that recommended the laguna de apoyo, best recommendation ever. For $35 our group of 6 was driven to The Monkey Hut, a small hostel/resort on the lake. There is a public beach (free) but it was CROWDED. The Monkey Hut charged $6 per person, offered reasonably priced food and beverages and... More 

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Near Stanford U.
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Reviewed 5 August 2010

Laguna de Apoyo was by far a nice surprise in our travels in Nicaragua! The lake was not easy to find but once you do you be glad you did. we had a great dinner at La Abuela ecoldoge. They rent cabins on the lake, they have a pier where you can jump into the lake (warm termal waters)....the lodge... More 

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Portland Oregon
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Reviewed 9 July 2007

Laguna de Apoyo is a lake in a dormant volcano. It reminds me of our own Crater Lake in southern Oregon. The great difference is you can swim and sail in it. The water is pristine and the wind clean and steady. Listen for the "holler monkeys". Don't miss the view from the rim of the volcano from the lovely... More 

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