nourish your body

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100% PLANT-based Healthy global cuisine cooked with love 

Apoyo Lodge strives to source seasonal organic (when possible) plant-based whole foods found locally in Nicaragua and to promote mindful eating. We wholeheartedly believe on the say "You are what you eat" and for that reason we serve fresh, healthy, authentic, nourishing and real dishes to our guests.

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Meals at the lodge are a combination of raw and cooked dishes made with exclusively with plant-based whole foods which come from the Earth. We want to live in harmony with Mother Nature and respect all earthlings, therefore all meals are free of meat, fish, dairy and eggs. As we also want to do what's best for the human body and mind, refined sugars, nasty oils and preservatives are also banned from our kitchen. 

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Strong emphasis is placed on incorporating whole foods into all dishes such as local dark leafy greens, herbs, veggies, tropical fruits, fermented foods, sprouts, nuts, grains and seeds. Our menu has been mindfully created including simple, yet delicious dishes from global cuisine adapted to Nicaraguan produce, keeping in mind basic principles of nutrition and food combination - you will be getting more than enough of the nutritional value you need to thrive and feel your best.

We are also very happy to cater for most food allergies and intolerances, we will try our best to accommodate all your dietary needs (always respecting an animal product free environment). 

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Our Main Kitchen is open from 8am to 8pm, serving three meals per day to guests and non-guests alike. Each meal is a set menu including 2-3 courses, a natural non-alcoholic drink, water and herbal tea for $15 USD per person. We have a seasonal weekly menu that changes daily, so you will be enjoying a different meal every day of the week, cooked from scratch in our open kitchen, daily. 

Meal times are roughly as follows:

  • Breakfast between 8am - 10am

  • Lunch between 12.30pm - 2.00pm (served at the Healthy Bar)

  • Dinner between 6.30pm - 8.00pm


sample menU

Here are some examples of what might be on the menu during your stay:


  • Nica Breakfast: Gallo pinto, tortillas, almond cream cheese, grilled plantains and roasted tomatoes.

  • Orange juice, Coffee, tea


  • Moussaka with greek salad

  • Avocado and Chocolate Ganache


  • Red Lentil Soup

  • Maki Sushi Roll with Tamarind Sauce and Vegetable Tempura

  • Vegan Lemon Curd with Caramel Sauce



  • Oat and banana pancakes with squash compote and fresh fruits

  • Fruits to share, Coffee, tea, juice


  • “Mezze Platter”: Babaganoush, Sorghum Tabbouleh, Roasted red peppers, beet hummus, falafel with tahini sauce and homemade dehydrated crackers

  • Squash Brownie


  • Garden Soup

  • Marinated Tofu and Vegetable Stir Fry with Glass Noodles

  • Raw Papaya Cake


We are very happy to welcome non-guest to join us for any of our meals, but we do require advance reservations to accommodate non-guest.

Please call us on +505 84930400 or email to make your booking. 

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healthy bar

Our Healthy Bar is open from 10am to 5pm, giving guests and non-guests the opportunity to enjoy healthy snacks, light meals, decadent sweets and cakes, nourishing smoothies, fresh juices, coconut water and Nicaraguan coffee. 

For our current Healthy Bar menu click here.