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Alchemy on the Lake ... naturally magical

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Overview
4 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
9 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Overlooking beautiful Laguna de Apoyo .. a warm, crystal crater lake 15 minutes outside of the colonial city of Granada, Nicaragua. The house has ample space for a group or family of 8 people and is nestled in a tropical forest with regular visits from local monkeys, iguanas and a variety of birds. If you're looking for peace and tranquility and a getaway this is the place to be. There are a variety of restaurants and kayak rentals nearby. For a change of pace you can esily visit the nearby (15 minute drive) colonial city of Granada or surrounding volcanos....Overlooking beautiful Laguna de Apoyo .. a warm, crystal crater lake 15 minutes outside of the colonial city of Granada, Nicaragua. The house has ample space for a group or family of 8 people and is nestled in a tropical forest with regular visits from local monkeys, iguanas and a variety of birds. If you're looking for peace and tranquility and a getaway this is the place to be. There are a variety of restaurants and kayak rentals nearby. For a change of pace you can esily visit the nearby (15 minute drive) colonial city of Granada or surrounding volcanos.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
This property and home is a private home and only registered guests are permitted to stay ... no parties are allowed.
Bathrooms
1 Full bath, 1 Attached (ensuite), 1 Half bath
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About the Owner
Andy and Esther R
Languages spoken:English, Spanish
Response Rate:86%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:July 2015
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Reviewed 20 August 2019

My family of six had an awesome experience at the house on the Lake, I couldn’t have enough of it, I would even enjoy it early in the morning, the sound of calming waters hitting the rocks, the birds, the breathtaking view worthy of a...More

Date of stay: August 2019
Thank zeneydaw
EstherN709, VR Owner at Alchemy on the Lake ... naturally magical, responded to this reviewResponded 1 September 2019

Greatly appreciate your review and your positive feedback .. we're very hapy that your family enjoyed their stay and we'd love to have you back ANYTIME!!

Reviewed 6 February 2019

This little slice of heaven is your respite from the stresses of every day life. Truly quiet, except for the amazing birds that inhabit the surround area. This is a special place for relaxation, water activities, lying in a hammock and reading or just having...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank warmsideofthemountai
EstherN709, VR Owner at Alchemy on the Lake ... naturally magical, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2019

Thanks Kathy for your stay and your lovely review ... we hope you're back soon!!!!

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Reviewed 17 January 2019 via mobile

Wow, Alchemy on the Lake was such a wonderful place to stay. Laguna de Apoyo is a true gem, with perfect water for swimming, kayaking, and some of the most stunning sunrises you’ll ever see. There is also a hot springs in the lake just...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank PeacefulEarthWarrior
Reviewed 31 December 2018

I recently had an opportunity to stay with family at this beautiful home. It offers all the comfortable beds and a large kitchen with everything you need. You can relax with a book or glass of wine on the swing under the pergola or just...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank rosen573
Reviewed 16 January 2018

I stayed for 2 nights at Esther's place and wish I could have stayed for the rest of the month. Better planning next time! It is a beautiful house that is very clean and the grounds are well managed. Beautiful patio and pergola that over...More

Date of stay: January 2018
Thank Lianashaw
Esther N, VR Owner at Alchemy on the Lake ... naturally magical, responded to this reviewResponded 16 January 2018

Thanks Liana .. it was a pleasure to have you stay at Alchemy ... come back and stay longer next time!!!

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Balcony
Grill
Blender
Ceiling Fans
Suitable For Children Under 5
Deck
Refrigerator
Garage
Housekeeping Included
Internet Access
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Ocean Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Patio
Private Garden
Secure Parking
Stereo System
Cooker
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Water Views
Waterfront
Wi-Fi
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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About the neighbourhood
Alchemy on the Lake is located in the Laguna de Apoyo EcoReserve .. it is approximately 50 minute drive from the International Airport and 20 minute drive from the colonial city of Granada! We are located lakeside and between Masaya and Granada ..
Getting around
Although a car is not necessary for those staying longer periods of time you may want to rent a car for a portion of your stay. There are however several local buses per day which are not always reliable but inexpensive! As well one of the nearby resorts has a shuttle bus that transports people between Apoyo Lagoon (Laguna de Apoyo) and Granada at set times (approx. $3/person/one way) ... I'm happy to arrange transportation and tours for those who want to see the area including .. active Masaya Volcano, dormant Mombacho volcano .. cloud forest or Las Isletas for a kayak or boat tour.
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