Apoyo, Masaya

#1 of 11 in Things to do in Masaya
Must see · Water Body · Nature / Park
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 find out how to plan a trip to Masaya, use our trip itinerary maker.
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  • Laguna de Apoyo is a must see when in Nicaragua. You have great views of the the Lagoon from Catarina or you can buy a day pass at one of the many resorts located down on the waters edge. Super...  more »
  • Apoyo lagoon is a beautiful place to visit, but nothing too special. The nice part of the lagoon are only accessible thru hotels/resorts, which means you need to pay the "day pass” for a swimming or.....  more »
  • We witnessed the Volcano Masaya lightning up at the horizon March 2020 it was beautiful can't wait to go up close and personal to view it tonight and Laguna de Apoyo is a beautiful place to stay
  • wonderful place to rest!!
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