Have you been wanting to explore a new country and combine it with a worry free mind body holiday?

Why not join us for an amazing adventure on a retreat located in a tropical nature reserve in the private and serene setting of Laguna de Apoyo’s best kept secret Apoyo Lodge!

Apoyo Lodge
Photo Courtesy Shamus Hewitt

We are hosting up to nine people for an intimate and personal all inclusive 6 night 7 day retreat.


Monday February 10th,  2014 – Sunday February 16th,  2014

 Monday March 24th , 2014  – Sunday March 30th,  2014

This is where we will practice our yoga!
Photo Courtesy Shamus Hewitt

Included in Mother Ship Wild and Wellness Retreat  Rates Are:

3 vegan meals per day with considerations for special diets.

6 nights accommodation

2 day trips (Masaya Volcano & Market and Granada and boating the Isletas)

Travel in a private air conditioned microbus with driver for day trips.

6 Interdisciplinary Yoga classes held morning & evening with meditation guided by Michelle Shipley E-RYT yoga alliance

Clean food discussion & class including recipes.

Airport transfers to and from Managua airport.

Michelle Shipley as host will accompany you on day trips and be on call to make your stay smooth and worry free!


Two Day Trips Included in Retreat Rate

Our First Day Trip:

Will take us to Masaya to explore and hike the Masaya Volcano in the morning and then into Masaya for lunch and to explore the amazing “mercado viejo” where the vendors are selling Nicaraguan art and crafts. Masaya Volcano is Nicaragua’s first and largest National Park, and one of 78 protected areas of Nicaragua.

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Masaya Volcano
Municipal Market (Mercado Municipal), Masaya, Nicaragua, Central America
Masaya Old Market
Photo Courtesy traveljournal.net

Our Second Day Trip:

Will take us into Granada to take a boat tour of the Isletas in Lake Nicaragua.  We will eat lunch along the lake at one of the authentic Nicaraguan restaurants and then head into explore Granada where there are many beautiful examples of architechture, the main square and stellar views from the top of the church towers.


Les Isletas, Nicaragua
Photo Courtesy Michelle Shipley
Granada, Nicaragua
Photo Courtesy Michelle Shipley

Apoyo Lodge promises a truly authentic experience where guests can immerse themselves in a unique, secluded and natural setting.  Some guests describe the lodge as “the perfect place to unplug from the outside world.”

The lodge sits on over an acre of property deep within the tropical nature reserve of Laguna de Apoyo, a twenty-minute drive from Granada Nicaragua.  Just footsteps away from the lodge are the pristine healing waters of Apoyo Lagoon.

Apoyo Lodge boasts 6 bedrooms and 6.5 bathrooms. There are two expansive suites equipped with queen beds and French doors that lead to a private balcony where you can relax and admire the views of the laguna. We can add a single bed to this suite to accommodate 3 sharing.

Amenities at the lodge include a spacious, fully equipped open-air kitchen, dining and living area with direct views of lush greenery and the lake.  Colorful swinging hammock chairs hang suspended from arches in the living area.

All rooms are equipped with ceiling and floor fans and have their own private modern American standardized washrooms.  All linens are provided. There is also a full-sized washing machine on site.

To make your stay more enjoyable Apoyo Lodge also offers the following at no extra charge:

▪    Wi-fi

▪   Long distance calls to Canada & the USA

▪    Maid service

▪    24-hour security



Single Occupancy Rate

 Lake View Suite $1360.00

Side Suite $1240.00


Double Occupancy Rate

 Lake View Suite $1180.00

 Side Suite $1120.00

Triple Occupancy Rate

Lake View Suites Only $1120.00


Rates Do Not include:

2 day trip lunches – we’ll dine out at a local restaurant

Alcoholic drinks – wine can be purchased at the lodge

Flights – approximate rate for above dates are $510.00 – 600.00

Tips for the driver for tour days and airport transfer.


 Natural Soap Making Workshop: We offer a natural organic soap making workshops. Guests need to be with us for three days minimum to allow the soap to set so you could fit it in to our retreat if there was interest. The teacher requires a minimum of 4 students and it’s $40/person. Each person walks away with 6 soaps.

Contact US for more information & to reserve!


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