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Reviewed 25 December 2015 via mobile

We had a couple of days here. Thought it was a nice place. Food was good and reasonably priced. Did a bit of birding, didn't kayak as had no water shoes and beach a bit stoney. They were available tho. The owner Danniel was quite helpful. Really liked the outdoor bathroom.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
Reviewed 24 December 2015 via mobile

Our host Daniel and his staff made this a really great stay. The lake water is about 75F degrees which is lovely for swimming and other on the water activities like kayaking. There is not a town very close by but the hotel provides what you need - great food, drinks, transport, kayaks etc. Come here to relax and enjoy...

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 15 December 2015

This place is magic. We stayed in the Papaya Hut for 5 nights and we were so good taken care of, the staff and the owner are incredible friendly and service minded. There are hammocks everywhere where you can relax, the water in the lagoon is clear fresh and safe (best swim in Nicaragua) and the environment is beautiful, green...

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Montclair, New Jersey
Reviewed 5 December 2015

San Simian is a lovely retreat. If you enjoy peace and quiet with simple accommodations and great food this place is for you. The Laguna is just beautiful and the water is very warm perfect for floating around in the inner tubes that the lodge provides. At night it is just wonderful to hear wind and the rustling of the...

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Reviewed 30 November 2015 via mobile

The Laguna apoyo is amazingly beautiful with the lush forest that surrounds it and the blue warm water to admire and enjoy. If you have a car or not, the Laguna is a good spot to travel to masaya, Granada and the white villages (where they make pottery) around. We especially liked Catarina where the view over the Laguna and...

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Trinidad, Colorado
Reviewed 26 November 2015

Property is gorgeous and well kept up Lake and moonrise were great! Owner and workers put out great attention to detail in taking care so guests get a great experience! Lake is great to get into except a little rocky It would be a great place 4 couples! Owner knows area well and got me an excellent birding guide!

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Reviewed 26 November 2015

This was our third visit to San Simian in about 18 months. We find it to be such a welcoming and comfortable place that we recommend it to everybody we meet who may be considering a trip to Nicaragua. Daniel continues to improve the property and his staff continue to be be very friendly and helpful. This time we stayed...

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Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 25 November 2015

lovely experience!! in the middle of a natural park, surrounded by trees and nature. Bungalows were amazing, mosquito net, lovely outdoor bathroom, spacious room, private terrace, fan in the room. We slept very well and the children loved it. Food was good and many natural juices to choose from. The views are lovely and Catarina very close by. We enjoyed...

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Prince George, Canada
Reviewed 5 November 2015

This lodge is not a five star hotel....it does not have a parking valet, a fantasy pool, a chic restaurant ,hair dressers and beauty boutiques and over priced souvenirs etc. What it does have is an excellent staff, a friendly and knowledgeable owner, a reasonably priced restaurant ,very comfortable beds and above all, a location many five hotels would love...

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Reviewed 24 September 2015

Just spent two nights staying at San Simian and loved every minute of it. Property is gorgeous and you can just feel the attention to detail there by placement of comfortable hammocks, chairs, lanterns by the walkways and even awesome looking lamps in the huts themselves. Owner Daniel was super friendly and we had many conversations with him and he...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
San Simian is a charming Eco Lodge in the Laguna de Apoyo Dry Forest Preserve. Nestled along the water's edge, this secluded resort has private unique lodging tucked into the slope of the crater and steps from the swimming dock, hammocks and bar where guests pass the time. Guests can stay in a unique palm-roofed cottage with open air shower, private garden or terrace, eat at our full service restaurant and relax at our outdoor bar. As San Simian is equipped with a Catamaran, several Kayaks, and other water toys, activity revolves at the lake front and in the clear warm water itself, however, bird and monkey watching in the surrounding forest are also popular, and we are also located at the entrance to a great hike path that leads up the hill to the Pueblas Blancas artisan villages and the stunning Mirador at Catarina. Please Call Ahead if you would like us to arrange a massage, pedicure, Spanish lesson, guided hike, Granada or Masaya tour. ... more   less 

Additional Information about San Simian Eco Lodge

Address: 1000 metres past Apoyo Resort & SPA, La Laguna de Apoyo, Masaya, Nicaragua
Region: Nicaragua > Masaya Department > Masaya > La Laguna de Apoyo
Price Range: $73 - $92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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Also Known As:
San Simian Eco Hotel Granada
San Simian Eco Lodge Nicaragua/La Laguna De Apoyo
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