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Sonati

| NE corner of Cathedral, 3 blocks Northward and 1/2 block, Leon 505, Nicaragua
+505 2315 4696
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True Nicaragua experience with locals.... Loooooved it

I walked in this morning into the Sonati Leom. I am traveling alone and wanted to book the famous... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2018
TheRealPanamaTrs
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Panama City, Panama
Really unreliable operator

I honestly cannot recommend this tour operator to anyone, they are just really unreliable. I booked... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2018
Jan S
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Join the best outdoor guides in Leon to explore our beautiful surroundings. We offer a wide range of activities that suit all needs, from the most rigorous to the more laid-back travelers: Volcano boarding, Climb volcanoes, Swim in volcanic lagoons, Float in the mangrove, Kayak Isla Juan Venada, Turle watching (seasonal), Discover the birds around Leon, Enjoy a relaxed city tour and learn about the crazy history of Leon. We are a 100% nonprofit organization that provides free environmental education to children. All profits from tours go to support environmental programs. We also run tours from our office in Esteli. Experience the cloud forest, swim in waterfall pools, farmstays and more!!
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  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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| NE corner of Cathedral, 3 blocks Northward and 1/2 block, Leon 505, Nicaragua
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+505 2315 4696
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Reviewed 18 May 2018

I walked in this morning into the Sonati Leom. I am traveling alone and wanted to book the famous volcano boarding. It was an easy and fast process and they offer to pick me up at my hotel at 2 pm. Enrique and Francisco showed...More

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Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

I honestly cannot recommend this tour operator to anyone, they are just really unreliable. I booked the with them the Flor de cañas tour for 10am the next morning and they were supposed to pick me up at the hostel 10 minutes earlier. When calling...More

Thank Jan S
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Reviewed 18 April 2018

We had one of the most action packed and well organized couple days provided by the wonderful team at Sonati. We arrived at MGA on a Wednesday evening and Sonati organized transport who picked us up direct with driver holding a sign with our names....More

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Reviewed 29 May 2017

Family loved it here. Kids are 6 n 8 and the pool was fine for them to play in for hours, they cleaned it while we were there also. The rooms are good. It has a kitchen with fridge and freezer space which was brilliant...More

1  Thank littlebluedunebuggy
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Reviewed 10 March 2017

I stayed at Sonati in León & Estelí and did a few different tours with them including El Hoyo volcano overnight, Kayaking and Somoto canyon. The staff is super helpful and friendly + their profits go to environmental education for children. so only love for...More

1  Thank Dominique V
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Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Did the full day hike up Telica (9am to 9pm) and it was amazing! First off, this was a tough trek. We walked about 13 miles in total and much of that was uphill in the heat of the day. Having said that, it was...More

1  Thank Starling-Joneses
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Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

I don't like leaving a poor review for a company that uses its profits for an environmental program for Nicaragua but I was very disappointed in them. I started messaging them back in April 2016 about volcano boarding with my two kids because I absolutely...More

Thank Tracey P
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Reviewed 2 April 2016

the deal is great, 28 usd with tour, volcano boarding, a free cold drink at bottom and a ride to and from, a nice tour guide, and a tannk top!!! very worth it...but here is my but: Walking into Sonati, you get the feel of...More

2  Thank teamfunannie
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Reviewed 11 March 2016

For $17US we had a fabulous day. We took two chicken buses to Las Penitas beach and walked up the shore. We learned about the different kinds of mangroves, saw some baby turtles, had intellectual conversations with the tour guides, ate wonderful food and laughed...More

2  Thank Jenny G
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Reviewed 26 February 2016

This was our first trip to Leon. Sonati looks like an Not for Profit Organization, so we decided to save some money and take advice with their tours. We choose Cerro Negro, Old Leon (mistake...), and the Laguna. The tourist guides did their best, but...More

Thank Andres H
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Sonati, Manager at Sonati, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2016

Hi Andres, Thank you for your comments. We are always trying to grow and improve as an organization and we appreciate you taking the time to let us know how we may do so. Our tour guides are volunteers who come from all over the...More

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Alexis E
24 October 2015|
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Response from Sonati | Property representative |
Hi Alexis, cool, that you want to go with us on a tour! We would be happy to go with you to Telica overnight ($35), Somoto ($25 4hour tour, $30 6hour tour), Miraflor ($20), El Tisey ($23), Cerro Negro ($30) or others. Visit... More
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