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Cooperativa Pilas-El Hoyo

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(505) 8495 5672

(505) 8744 8124



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The Community-based Rural Tourism cooperative 'Pilas-El Hoyo' was founded in 2005 and has 10 members in charge of the maintenance of 'Los Maribios' Interpretation Center, the Ecolodge El Pilar and a central office in the city of León.

The ecolodge is built with volcanic stones and located 4 miles from the Cerro Negro Volcano. It is a quiet place fully connected with the environment. It has 4 rooms equipped with mosquito nets, night stand, private or shared bathroom. Rooms can be singles, matrimonials or shared dorms.

Their tours specialty is hiking in the volcanic range 'Los Maribios'. These tours are managed from 'Los Maribios' Interpretation Center, located in Las Pilas-El Hoyo Nature Reserve.


Centro de Interpretación de Los Maribios Pilas-El Hoyo,
Reserva Natural Pilas-El Hoyo.


  • El Hoyo Tour

    This tour will take 13 miles (round-trip) to the crater of El Hoyo Volcano. The pick up will be at the tourist's hotel to later drive in direction to 'Los Maribios'Interpretation Center at the Pilas-El hoyo Nature Reserve.

    From the Interpretation Center, the hike and ascent to the volcano will...

  • Cerro Negro Tour

    Pick up will be at the hotel of the client to later go in a truck to the Visitors Center and proceed with the check in. After the check in, you will travel 1 km toward the volcano foothills. The climbing to the volcano can take 25 minutes. During the ascent, panoramic views to other volcanoes and...

  • Tour to the Pilas-El Hoyo Caves

    The tour begins at the hotel selected as the 'pick up' place to later go to the visitors center at the Pilas-El Hoyo Nature Reserve. From here, the 4 mile walk begins with many slopes between the foothills of the Pilas Volcano. The journey will continue until reaching a glen, where 3 different caves...

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