Nicaragua's Wildlife and Nature Exploration | Trip Accommodations


Location Moderate  Superior
Managua Los Robles Elements Boutique Hotel
Days2 & 3/Option #1 El Jaguar Lodge El Jaguar Lodge
Days 2 & 3/Option #2 Luna del Rio Hotel Luna del Rio Hotel (best available)
Granada Real la Merced/standard Real la Merced/Suite w/Balcony
Carazo D'Santos Hotel D'Santos Hotel (best available)
Solentiname extension Cabañas Paraiso Cabañas Paraiso (best available)

Hotel Descriptions

Hotel Los Robles: 
The hotel is ideally located in a residential area, a few minutes away from Managua’s financial and commercial center. The owners of the hotel have tried to create a pleasant and relaxing atmosphere inside a distinctive colonial Nicaraguan home. Thanks to its small size, the hotel staff focuses their efforts on service and personalized attention to guests. All the furniture and antique items have been made with precious tropical woods, cotton bedspreads have been crocheted by hand, forged ironworks can be appreciated throughout the hotel and many other details have created a distinguished and unique atmosphere.

Each of their 14 rooms offer: Air conditioning, ceiling fan, bathroom with shower/bathtub, direct phone line, safety deposit box, hair dryer and small private patio. The services the hotel offers are: bar and room service 24 hours, laundry and dry cleaning, business center, internet free of charge & multilingual staff.

Elements Hotel Boutique:  The brand was created based on the inspired idea that welfare is actually living new experiences and connecting with something truly unique and individual. The hotel is formed from a vision focused on service and satisfaction, therefore every element is important to obtain the personality that symbolizes the brand and to create comfort. The hotel offers a total of 18 rooms and each of them features Air conditioning, Mini Bar, Flat screen TV, Radio / Alarm Clock with iPod dock, Electronic Safe, Hair Dryer, Coffee, Rain shower system, Magnifying mirror,
Bathrob & slippers; Laundry service / Dry cleaning service at an additional cost

Due to its privileged location in the heart of Managua and the singularity of its spaces, Elements Papiro multipurpose event room is a great option for business and social events with a capacity of 60 people. The hotel also has a small restaurant & bar call Oxygen. A variety of restaurants and bars are located within walking distance.

**Option #2/Days 2 & 3
El Castillo/Rio San Juan

Luna del Rio Eco-Lodge opened its doors on September 2013 and is located on the banks of Rio San Juan, at the historic village of El Castillo. This eco-lodge was built by Marga a Spanish lady that felt in love with the area when working with the Spanish cooperation agency back in 2005. Luna del Rio work was done  with the clear and solid objective of preserving the rainforest.  Important initiatives have been led with the intention to promote environmental and cultural sensitivity amongst the tourist that visit the property.  Five rooms equipped with private bathrooms, fans, air conditioning units and hot water. Some of them offer fantastic views of the river, while the other rooms will delight guests with views of the village and the Fortress.
Luna del Rio Eco-Lodge offers access to many different attractions in the area, including Indio Maiz Reserve, which is a must when visiting Rio San Juan.

**Option #1/Days 2 & 3
El Jaguar Private Reserve

El Jaguar is a private family run farm that produce high quality organic coffee, in perfect harmony with the community and the surrounding ecosystem. The giant oak and fern trees within the forest provide perfect shelter for a large diversity of plant and animal life. 70 acres of protected cloud forest and 35 acres of managed woods surround the farm. Within these woods can be found rare orchids and giant ferns trees dating back to Jurassic times. Although, the main goal is to produce high quality environmental friendly coffee, they have the farm open to visitors that are interested in the organic coffee production environment protection and bird watching! Two hundred and eighty four species have been identified on May 2010 by the Alliance for Wildlife Areas. Its experts make a frequent control of resident and migratory birds of the reserve, where some endemic species can also be found. According to the experience, a bird watcher can observe more than 50 species when touring the reserve in one day.

The accommodation offered is based on single or double cabins, each with private toilet, hot water shower. Meals are served at ‘’La Casa’’ and everything is fresh and homemade!

Extension to Option #2
Solentiname Islands

Cabañas Paradise Hotel is a small eco- resort on the island located in the San Fernando Solentiname.  Located southeast of the Great Lake of Nicaragua, itt has single, double and multiple rooms, a bar and restaurant. It also offers tours, water transport and fishing.
Founded in 2004 by the primitivist painter Maria Magdalena Pineda , artistically known as Elena Pineda , Cabañas Paradise has set the standard for excellence in tourism Solentiname to offer comprehensive services with the best quality in the archipelago.
Cabañas Paradise Hotel is an excellent place to enjoy and relax between the nature of Solentiname and the Rio San Juan . This corner of Nicaragua has become a haven for birdwatchers , fishermen and photographers love its landscapes, history and culture .

Hotel Real La Merced is a rebuild beautiful and representative mansions of Granada with neoclassical style. In the 80s the house was declared a world heritage by the ministry of culture, was used as the setting for a movie and later deteriorated, so it had to be completely rebuilt.
Nowadays the house is a hotel with 18 rooms that are fully equipped, with private pool, breakfast, and gym. Every room has: tv cable, internet + wifi, hot water bathrooms, air conditioning. The furniture in the social areas are all old , purchased from collectors and local families to recreate the original spirit of the house, in other cases such as lamps, ceiling and doors are replicas of the originals.
Guests of Hotel Real La Merced are a safe distance from the city center, close to the main attractions, two blocks away from Parque Central and three blocks from Calle La Calzada (downtown).The location will allow you to be in the historic center of Granada, in front of the famous and historic Iglesia La Merced and its bell tower (best view in town).

D'Santos Boutique Hotel
offers visitors a stunning refuge that will allow you to enjoy the serenity, comfort and several outdoor activities.  The hotel is located in the Certified Private Wildlife Reserve, Conception of Mary, in Dolores, Carazo. Through wildlife reforestation, safeguarding the habitat of endemic species, and aquifer protection ensuring water filtration supplies are just some of the many actions that make the hotel part of environmental conservation. It is considered a small lung that enriches the town.
The first generations of the family in the 1870´s began with the coffee growing, making them pioneers in the area and defenders of the environment since then.
The hotel offers just 7 rooms, so privacy is one of the main characteristics you can expect. But also, its location between two of the most important cities of Carazo allows you to learn more about culture and traditions.
The hotel has a colonial style decoration, which adds a warm atmosphere of peacefulness. All furniture is antique and have been restored by local workers. The 7 guestrooms have different unique decorations, including also a la carte breakfast, hot water, wireless internet, cable TV and security 24 hours a day.



2019 Departures

Option #1/any day
Option #2/Wed or Sat


Option #1
4 people/2 rooms
from $1575 p/p
2 people/1 room
from $2195 p/p

Option #2
4 people/2 rooms
from $1775 p/p
2 people/1 room
from $2595 p/p

Solentiname Extension
to Option #2
adds $300 pp

Travel Style
recommended custom itinerary