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Isla Las Mercedes / Mercy Island

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Overview
3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
7 guests
1 night minimum
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Isla Las Mercedes/Mercy Island is located 20 minutes away from the beautiful colonial city of Granada, on lake Cocibolca, one amazing tourist place; and is close to great views, art and culture and the city center. You will love Las Mercedes because of the outdoors space, the natural surroundings and the sounds of birds.The relaxing solitude and quietness of nature; the peaceful ambient and the greens of the fruit trees and plants encountered along the pathway all around the island are unique and soothing. Mercy Island is a one acre islet with two separate self sufficient houses with beautiful wood blinds in all windows, a 10 x 20 5 ft deep pool with filtered water; a 20-seat bar built under a huge mango tree for entertaining; three colored gazebos where up to 15 hammocks can be hanged ...Isla Las Mercedes/Mercy Island is located 20 minutes away from the beautiful colonial city of Granada, on lake Cocibolca, one amazing tourist place; and is close to great views, art and culture and the city center. You will love Las Mercedes because of the outdoors space, the natural surroundings and the sounds of birds.The relaxing solitude and quietness of nature; the peaceful ambient and the greens of the fruit trees and plants encountered along the pathway all around the island are unique and soothing. Mercy Island is a one acre islet with two separate self sufficient houses with beautiful wood blinds in all windows, a 10 x 20 5 ft deep pool with filtered water; a 20-seat bar built under a huge mango tree for entertaining; three colored gazebos where up to 15 hammocks can be hanged and two white pergolas with swings for relaxation. Fully lighted by electricity provided by the national utility company, the island nevertheless has standing-by an emergency generator in case of black outs. Water from the bottom of the lake, extracted with a submersible electric pump and filtered, supplies the houses for cleaning and washing as well as for the swimming pool and irrigation of the premises. Purified drinking water is obtained in the city and brought to the island as needed. The main house -where the hosts reside- is not available for rent. The Guest house -a 3 bedrooms 2 bath- is a Rental unit completely furnished and designed for family use; it has 1 suite with 3 individual twin beds, 2 bedrooms with a Full bed each for two people and one shared bathroom with hot water, shower, lavatory and toilet. The second bathroom with lavatory, toilet and shower -no hot water- is in the corridor separating the two houses; and is accessible without entering either house. The suite and the two bedrooms have A/Cs, closets, night tables with lamps and ceiling fans. In the corridor separating the two houses there is a fully equipped Pantry with a sink, a small gas stove, a small fridge and microwave; and a 5 gallon purified drinking water container is also found in the pantry. Next to the corridor is the guests' living & dining area. Guests can use the walk path around the island, relax on the hammocks under the kiosks as well as use the swings under the pergolas. Guests can enjoy the pool, after showering before entering it. A barbecue grill next to the pool is available for outdoor cooking. A row boat is available to guests for exploring the surroundings. More
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About the Owner
ALFREDO A
Languages spoken:English, Spanish
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2017
Interaction with guests
Guests have their own space but host is available when needed. Two contacts are available on call: the maintenance engineer in case the need arises to fix any electrical or water break down and the boat captain, who is immediately accessible to provide transportation on the lake and runs the cleaning crew. A fully stocked First Aid kit and a Fire Extinguisher are provided for emergencies.
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Reviewed 26 May 2017

Nice area, close to tourist atractions, good fishing and rowing, relaxing and enjoying nature. The hosts are very friendly.

Date of stay: May 2017
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Cooker
Grill
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Water Views
Towels Provided
Air Conditioning
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Ceiling Fans
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Stereo System
TV
Microwave
Boat Available
Balcony
Mountain Views
City Getaway
Linens Provided
Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Secure Parking
Kettle
Terrace
Toaster
Patio
Deck
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About the neighbourhood
Mercy Island is one of lake Cocibolca's 365 islets. Privately owned the island can be used for families' event celebrations and reunions. Please contact the owner.
Getting around
By hiring a boat guests can go sightseeing around the lake, visit Zapatera Island (one hour by boat) for fishing. Cost: $50 round trip; or travel to Granada (20 minutes by boat and car) - the most visited colonial city in the country - for tourism, banking, eating at restaurants and shopping for groceries and souvenirs. Cost of taxi -round trip- from embarcadero Los Cruz to the city: $15.
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