Daytrips outside San Juan del Sur

Ometepe island

ometepe island nicaragua

Less than 2 hours away from Casa 72, the drive and ferry-boat ride are worth it when you see the twin-cones of volcanic Ometepe island, swim in the crystalline waters of Ojo de agua, and several other activities.

Masaya markets

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Get the handmade souvenir of your dreams, always at a bargain price.


granada nicaragua

60 miles away from Casa 72 is the colonial city of Granada. It offers up equal doses of charm and history. While you’re there, book a tour to Lake Nicaragua’s hundreds of isletas (tiny islands)!

Apoyo Lagoon

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Just two hours from Casa 72 is this magnificent lagoon. A perfect daytrip for tranquil swimming and picnicking

Masaya volcano

masaya volcano nicaragua

An active volcano only two hours away from Casa 72. Known by spanish conquistadors as the “entrance to hell.” You can take the night tour to the top and see the flaming lava underneath you.

Mombacho volcano

mombacho volcano nicaragua

The journey up the towering cone of Mombacho volcano home to four separate craters!, takes you on a picturesque ride through coffee fields and fairytale cloud forest.