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At least on the day we went, it was extremely windy. The view from the overlook, though, is stunning. There is also a small marketplace, but we didn't do any shopping there. It is definitely worth it if you are in the area.
Definitely a must see if you are already close by. The lake sits in the top of an extinct volcano and especially during a sunny day the views are spectacular. If the watch point itself is too crowded you can go down and take a...More
Drive through the small town of Catarina and you will arrive at a tacky tourist market selling-or failing to sell every sort of tourist junk. This high point above the town is a large car park which leads on to the 'Mirador'. Indeed there is...More
located high above the appoyo lagoon with a sweeping view of the lagoon and of the lake nicaragua out in the distance, there is several places to eat as well as lots of little craft stores and people selling art works. The drive up is...More
If you come here with a trip you get dropped off in the middle of the market, but just a short stroll down a street you come to one of the most beautiful views in the world, over the lakes of Nicaragua and some volcanos....More
We were staying at a property right at Laguna Apoyo. We hired a driver to come here at the host's recommendation. The view of the Laguna from our property was already so gorgeous, but to view it here, above, was breathtaking. Everyone has already posted...More
Clearly, outside of actual volcanoes, this has to be one of the best views we had of the countryside of Nicaragua. It was just beautiful. This is certainly worth 15 minutes of your time for several memorable photos!
A special treat for our mission team...More
A visit to Nicaragua must include a trip to El Mirador de Catarina. It is always breezy and often windy with cool are that is a break from the normal warm temperatures of Nicaragua. Lots of restaurants, souvenir vendors and a great view of the...More