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Wotton-under-Edge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our first experience of Nicaragua. Booking was easy and they even laid on a taxi for a late evening collection from Managua airport. First morning we awoke to stunning views of the lake. the setting is fabulous and the individual 'Cabana's' delightful with their unique outdoor showers and bathrooms. Aside from the onsite, water based, activities there are some fascinating...

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Tehran Province, Iran
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed at San Simin lodge for two nights. The service was impeccable. Food was fresh and ingredients were bought from the local market. We enjoyed our beautiful bungalow with a nice outdoors shower and comfy and cozy interior. The owner, Daniel was very personable and gave us great information on things to do around the area and would organize...

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Oakland, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been here for 2/2 visits to Nicaragua and will be there for 3/3 trip. Everything is great here. Drinks, Food, Swimming, Sleeping, Service, etc. There is now a swimming dock located a short swim from the shore and it has greatly increased the fun and joy of the mineral spring warmed waters.

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Warwick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights at San Simian. Everything about it was brilliant! The cabin was picturesque as well as clean & tidy, the outdoor shower was lovely. The food was good, the staff were very friendly & helpful & the atmosphere was perfect for relaxing & enjoying the views.

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Waterbury, Connecticut
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just returned from our trip to Nicaragua and stayed at the San Simian Eco Lodge and had a truly wonderful stay. Daniel was a wonderful host, our lodging was comfortable (we had the one with the the outside shower which was amazing), and the food was excellent and very reasonably priced. Our son enjoyed the hammocks, crater lake, monkeys...

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Oakland, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hola Daniel, Bayardo, Pedro, Luis - thanks for an amazing 4 days of relaxation and arranging all our activities from start to finish. We enjoyed good food, great drinks, warm hospitality, bobbing in the inner tubes, swimming to the dock, Masaya, Granada , Mombacho , uno and card games! My ritual of the Baileys on the rocks nightcap was such...

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Quebec
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nothing to do after dinner..4 Days with same towels.. staff does not seem happy.. bugs in hut.. the catamaran was broken.. no activities on site.. no music.. the site was beautiful but the huts need à refresh..

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Daniel K, Owner at San Simian Eco Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks for taking time to write a review and you love our site. I am a bit surprised about your comments as by check out my Assistant Manager ask you if you have any suggestion or complains about your stay. And you mentioned only that one time on dinner starter and main course came together. Sorry for that that should...

Leon, Nicaragua
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The price here is for anyone who wants to spend a little money and have a great experience. The proprietor actually went on a birdwatching hike with me and Pablo from Estacion Biologica, and Jeffrey McCrary who is a professor at the National University and also works with Pablo. It shows that he is really interested in doing what is...

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 17 December 2016

We have been to San Simian twice now and will keep coming back... Daniel and his staff are amazing. They help us organize travel to and from and make it so easy. The location can not be beat, this place is an oasis in the jungle... on the edge of a volcanic lake... the cabanas are clean and comfortable and...

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Arnhem, The Netherlands
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Myself and my girlfriend stayed here for 4 nights in the previous summer. The peacefulness and homely feel were greatly appreciated. If you're stuck in a busy work schedule and need a place for some downtime, I highly suggest San Simian Eco Lodge. The hospitality was great. The food at the restraunt is fresh and locally sourced which adds to...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
San Simian is a charming Eco Lodge in the Laguna de Apoyo Dry Forest Preserve. Nestled along the water's edge, this secluded resort has private unique lodging tucked into the slope of the crater and steps from the swimming dock, hammocks and bar where guests pass the time. Guests can stay in a unique palm-roofed cottage with open air shower, private garden or terrace, eat at our full service restaurant and relax at our outdoor bar. As San Simian is equipped with a Catamaran, several Kayaks, and other water toys, activity revolves at the lake front and in the clear warm water itself, however, bird and monkey watching in the surrounding forest are also popular, and we are also located at the entrance to a great hike path that leads up the hill to the Pueblas Blancas artisan villages and the stunning Mirador at Catarina. Please Call Ahead if you would like us to arrange a massage, pedicure, Spanish lesson, guided hike, Granada or Masaya tour. ... more   less 

Additional Information about San Simian Eco Lodge

Address: 1000 metres past Apoyo Resort & SPA, La Laguna de Apoyo, Masaya, Nicaragua
Region: Nicaragua > Masaya Department > Masaya > La Laguna de Apoyo
Price Range: RM249 - RM311 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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San Simian Eco Hotel Granada
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