Paradiso Hostel (formerly called Crater’s Edge) offers awesome patio views, a bar right on the water, fixed meals, as well as private rooms and dorms. This hostel is generally new to the area but really has an impressive layout and for the price is one of your better options if you are looking to spend the night or day out in the Laguna. They have water access, kayaks, a dock and some water toys as well.
Note Prices are subject to change. Dorm beds in the big open air dorm cost $10 and private rooms range from $20-$35 depending on size and private bathroom – one room sleeps three people. There is also a suite for $42 with two double beds and an outside private bathroom. Room price includes use of kayaks, innertubes, floating dock and . Free wi-fi is available on the patio and there is a shared computer with Skype and Internet.
Breakfast is automatically added to every bill here so expect a $3 charge in addition to your room for an all-you-can-eat buffet style breakfast. A fixed plate lunch and dinner are optional at 12:30pm and 6:30pm for $4 and $6 respectively. Meals are generally traditional american style food that may be a welcomed change from the local rice and beans you’ve been surviving on. They do not have an open kitchen and do not accept outside food. They also have a shuttle service from Hostel Oasis in Granada that leaves for the Laguna at 10:00 am and 4:00 pm, for $3 round trip – sign up at the desk.