Apoyo, Masaya

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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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  • Closest place to paradise. The lagoon was amazing, surroundings unbelievable, the people around the area very friendly. We really got in touch with the nature doing kayak, swimming, having breakfast.....  more »
  • This is a beautiful lagoon nestled in the crater of an old volcano. The water is a beautiful blue colour and the lagoon has some of the cleanest water in Central America. It’s a perfect place to go...  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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