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Dallas, TX
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed 4 nights in San Simian and had a great time. There isn't much that I can say that others haven't said. So I will focus on a few things that will help someone new 1) If you are coming directly from MGA, arrange a pickup through Daniel. You don't want to drive to the resort on the very...

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New Haven, Connecticut
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Daniel, the owner, was an incredible host during what could have been a potential Thanksgiving nightmare of Hurricane Otto and 7.2 magnitude earthquake. Many of the tourists left in fear of these disasters, but my friends and I largely had the place to ourselves. He even drove us from Granada to San Simian himself, which was a great gesture to...

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Managua, Nicaragua
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On our first visit to Nicaragua, my wife and I met some resident friends at Laguna Apoyo. It had become a favorite in-country destination for them, and we gladly joined them at San Simian for a few days just after the commencement of the dry season. We were very pleased with all aspects of our stay, from the warm welcome...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed two nights, what a treat! It's at the very end of a long bumpy road, but totally worth it. Stayed in a private cabana, complete with my own private patio and outdoor bathroom (LOVE), beautiful netting over the beds and a ceiling fan. Lake itself was so warm and lovely (November), nice to have free access to kayaks and...

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Rivas, Nicaragua
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed over the weekend and despite the weekend day visitors we found it very quiet and relaxing. Near the end of the road it is far enough away from the big resorts and day traffic too. The place was impeccably clean and the cute cabins very comfortable. The food and service were excellent also. We are foodies and never...

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Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

I could have stayed here forever! The cabins were clean and tastefully decorated, the beds were comfortable, and the outdoor shower with hot water was an amazing experience. Daniel, the owner, is so helpful with planning and arranging activities in the area, as well as suggestions for all of Nicaragua. The staff was friendly and helpful, and the food was...

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Peace Dale, Rhode Island
Reviewed 21 October 2016

If you haven't been to Laguna de Apoyo you owe yourself a visit and there is no better place to stay than San Simian. The lodge consists of a series of cabanas arranged along beautifully landscaped paths descending (steeply) to the laguna. The rooms are comfortable and nicely decorated. Several feature patio-like bathrooms, with partial ceilings to cover the toilet...

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Interlachen, Florida
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We have stayed three times at San Simian Eco Lodge and love the place. Cabana rent includes an excellent breakfast and they also make very good suppers. The lake is a wonder of nature, with deep clear water a perfect temperature for swimming..

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Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

San Simian is a magical retreat located in Laguna De Apoyo, where the water is crystal clear and has an average temp of 75 to 78, (lake). Daniel the owner quickly responded to all of our email questions and helped arrange last minute transportation to and from San Simian. The resort is beautifully nestled on a small hill with several...

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Canton of Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

I needed some days off working in Nicaragua and did spend again 4 days at San Simian. The perfect place to wind down, relax and just chilling. Internet is good, food is good, cabins are good, drinks are good ... Thanks for a wonderful stay, I'll come again!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
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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: RM250 - RM313 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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Also Known As:
San Simian Eco Hotel Granada
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