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. You can plan Masaya trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.
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  • Friend & I went to the Laguna Beach Resort for a day of swimming to escape the heat of Granada. $6 entry fee with the use of paddle boards, kayaks, inner tubes and two docks. There is not too much a b...  more »
  • We stopped at one of them any restaurants that offer lakeside seating and food. Can't remember the name but was part of the Mariposa Spanish School and Ecolodge experience (google it)  more »
  • The visit to the Lake is fast because, in addition to the Lake, there are several stalls with crafts. Unless you haven't bought anything yet, exists only in local banks to have a view of the Lake and wind.
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Masaya offers the perfect range of accommodations to cater to young, budget-conscious travelers, with a host of affordable places to stay spread throughout town. The neighborhood of La Estacion offers the best selection, as well as proximity to the best sightseeing in Masaya. If you want easier access to the nearby volcano, stay northeast of town, along Route 4.
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