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Alchemy on the Lake ... naturally magical

20 reviews
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Overview
4 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
9 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Overlooking beautiful Laguna de Apoyo .. a warm, crystal crater lake 15 minutes outside of the colonial city of Granada, Nicaragua. The house has ample space for a group or family of 8 people and is nestled in a tropical forest with regular visits from local monkeys, iguanas and a variety of birds. If you're looking for peace and tranquility and a getaway this is the place to be. There are a variety of restaurants and kayak rentals nearby. For a change of pace you can esily visit the nearby (15 minute drive) colonial city of Granada or surrounding volcanos....Overlooking beautiful Laguna de Apoyo .. a warm, crystal crater lake 15 minutes outside of the colonial city of Granada, Nicaragua. The house has ample space for a group or family of 8 people and is nestled in a tropical forest with regular visits from local monkeys, iguanas and a variety of birds. If you're looking for peace and tranquility and a getaway this is the place to be. There are a variety of restaurants and kayak rentals nearby. For a change of pace you can esily visit the nearby (15 minute drive) colonial city of Granada or surrounding volcanos.More
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Housekeeping Included
Outdoor Dining Area
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
Private Garden
Ceiling Fans
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Linens Provided
Secure Parking
Garage
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Water Views
Blender
Waterfront
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
Microwave
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Terrace
Patio
Deck
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Reviewed January 15, 2018

I stayed for 2 nights at Esther's place and wish I could have stayed for the rest of the month. Better planning next time! It is a beautiful house that is very clean and the grounds are well managed. Beautiful patio and pergola that over...More

Date of stay: January 2018
Thank Lianashaw
Esther N, VR Owner at Alchemy on the Lake ... naturally magical, responded to this reviewResponded January 16, 2018

Thanks Liana .. it was a pleasure to have you stay at Alchemy ... come back and stay longer next time!!!

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Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

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Date of stay: December 2017
Esther N, VR Owner at Alchemy on the Lake ... naturally magical, responded to this reviewResponded January 7, 2018

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Reviewed December 17, 2017

We are a family of 5 with 2 young children - a 2.5 year old and a 5 year old. This place was so amazing for us! The place was roomy and well furnished and open. The daily view we had out into the caldera...More

Date of stay: November 2017
Thank Jo08
Esther N, VR Owner at Alchemy on the Lake ... naturally magical, responded to this reviewResponded December 18, 2017

So happy that you and your family enjoyed your stay .. we have had an exceptionally heavy rainy season which has nourished the greenery but definitely has taken some of the beach! Hope you can make it back again someday. Thanks for your stay and...More

Reviewed November 24, 2017

Wonderful location on a warm crater lake fed by hot springs. Spacious well-kept home with lots of outdoor spaces in sun and in shade. The owner, Esther is terrific. She met us on the highway to lead us through little winding roads to this amazing...More

Date of stay: November 2017
Thank rimbey490
Esther N, VR Owner at Alchemy on the Lake ... naturally magical, responded to this reviewResponded November 25, 2017

Thanks so much for your visit to Alchemy . I'm so happy that you enjoyed your stay and it was great to meet you !!!!

Reviewed November 21, 2017

We stayed two nights in this very open plan and expansively laid out property. Only two of us, we had plenty of room to spread out. We very much enjoyed the peacefulness of the cool breeze coming off the lake in the evenings. We used...More

Date of stay: November 2017
Thank CaliforniaMuppet
Esther N, VR Owner at Alchemy on the Lake ... naturally magical, responded to this reviewResponded November 23, 2017

Thanks so much Barbara and Darrell for your stay at Alchemy .. was a real treat to meet you both :)

About the Owner
Esther N
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:83%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2015
Interaction with guests
I am available to ensure your safe arrival and provide you with all the information about the house, the caretakers (who live nearby and are here to assist you) and the surrounding area. I am happy to arrange or assist you with transportation and available tours with a local guide.
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About the neighbourhood
Alchemy on the Lake is located in the Laguna de Apoyo EcoReserve .. it is approximately 50 minute drive from the International Airport and 20 minute drive from the colonial city of Granada! We are located lakeside and between Masaya and Granada ..
Getting around
Although a car is not necessary for those staying longer periods of time you may want to rent a car for a portion of your stay. There are however several local buses per day which are not always reliable but inexpensive! As well one of the nearby resorts has a shuttle bus that transports people between Apoyo Lagoon (Laguna de Apoyo) and Granada at set times (approx. $3/person/one way) ... I'm happy to arrange transportation and tours for those who want to see the area including .. active Masaya Volcano, dormant Mombacho volcano .. cloud forest or Las Isletas for a kayak or boat tour.
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