Laguna de Apoyo, La Laguna de Apoyo

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Laguna de Apoyo spreads out over a diameter of 6.6 km (4.1 mi) inside the crater of an extinct volcano, which is claimed to house the cleanest lake water in Central America. Near the resort you'll find jumping platforms, kayak and board rentals, as well as spots to eat and drink. If you opt for a hike, you'll notice the surrounding nature is dense and packed with animal and plant life, such as anteaters, common boas, iguanas, and orchids. To visit Laguna de Apoyo and get the most from your holiday in Masaya, create itinerary details personal to you using our Masaya vacation builder.
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  • Spent the day our here to chill by the lake and it was well worth it. There is a floating pontoon that you can swim out to or if you're not a strong swimmer like me there is floating tubes to help you...  more »
  • I took my 9-year-old son here, and he was so excited to swim in an (inactive) volcano crater. It was very scenic and not too crowded. The water was a pleasant temperature, too.  more »
  • This is a beautiful lagoon. Make sure you see it from up above where you can really grasp the beauty of it.  more »