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San Simian Eco Lodge

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 20 May 2016

San Simian Eco Lodge was our first destination after landing in Nicaragua, and we loved it! It is simple and perfect. Our family of four (two adults, two kids in grade school) stayed in a small cabin with a queen and a bunk bed. That was about all that fit in the cabin but we didn't need anything else because...

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Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

San Simian Economy Lodge is a rare find in Nicaragua. The property is small enough to offer a quiet and relaxed atmosphere and still have opportunities for great hikes and swimming, as well as quick trips to Masada or Granada. The food options are more than enough while taying for several days. Daniel, the owner, was attentive as well was...

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went away for the weekend, and loved our time here at San simian! The ecolodges with the outdoor bathrooms are a must! It's quiet and peaceful, and the service is quite good as well. The menu was nothing crazy, but the food was amazing! All prepared fresh, and you can tell! Really enjoyed our stay overall.

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Thank Brittany J
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 April 2016

The staff, food and accommodation at San Simian were fantastic. We emailed several times before our stay and always received very prompt responses. We stayed in the Sandia cabin which was closest to the laguna and would highly recommend it. The food was great and the staff very friendly and helpful.

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Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

TripAdvisor are wrong to call this a B&B - it's way more. Accommodation is in cabins of different configurations- read their website. Ours was nicely done. The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. The food is really good. (Lunch and dinner are not included in the cabana price) There are multiple vegetarian options. (About 8) The 'beech' has a jetty,...

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Thank Glider51
Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

We spent 2 nights at San Simian, staying in the Coco cabana. Everything was lovely. The cabanas are delightful and spaced apart, so you have privacy. Daniel, the owner, and Bayardo, his deputy, were both welcoming, friendly and did all they could to make our stay great. The food is really good, tasty and well-presented, and the European dishes actually...

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Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Reviewed 30 March 2016

Outstanding accommodations and service. Daniel, the gracious proprietor, personally greeted us and checked us in. The bungalows are beautifully decorated, and the grounds are lovingly landscaped and well tended. Hammocks, seating, and intimate outdoor spaces abound. The staff is truly courteous, and Daniel takes an interest in all facets of operation. Yummy menu and cold beer/wine. Though a bit out...

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Thank ArtistPleinAir
Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 28 March 2016

We started our honeymoon here and stayed for two nights. The manager, bayardo, was very friendly and attentive to our needs. The food was great, as was the view of the laguna from both the restaurant area and the bar. Swimming in the laguna was nice--water is clear and clean and calm. All the staff was incredibly helpful on things...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

A lovely owner managed property. All staff incredibly helpful on local points of interests and wider trips within the country. Laguna itself is so peaceful and relaxing. I much preferred to use this location as a base and do trips to the volcano, Granada, local villages etc rather than being based in Granada itself.

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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 2 March 2016

We spent a very pleasant three nights. Four days at San Simian after a not so great weather experience in the Corn Islands. The property is gorgeous with private well designed cabanas each with its own lovely outdoor shower. We had a wonderful view of. The lake and each morning a pot of hot coffee with hot leche was placed...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
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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: $72 - $97 (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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“Not the one nearest the kitchen as it gets noisy as soon as the staff are on site in the morning.”
macneilandjones, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
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