Solentiname Hotels

- Hotel Cabañas Paraiso -

Hotels

Located lakefront on the shores of San Fernando Island, this family run hotel is one of Solentiname’s best options. With only 8 rooms and a small cabina, the hotel is quite quaint making guests feel right at home. All hearty home cooked meals are freshly prepared by the staff and served in the communal dining area.

The island is quite remote – no roads or cars, so guests should plan accordingly. Make sure to bring a flashlight, bug spray, hiking boots, and reading material. The tranquility of the island is one of its greatest appeals and the views of the distant volcanoes areimpressive. The hotel’s hospitable staff can arrange a number of excursions for those who wish to explore the island.

 

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Address: Isla San Fernando

- Hotel Esquina del Lago -

Hotels

La Esquina del Lago Jungle River Lodge is situated on 20 acres in the Los Guazutos National Park where the Rio Frio and the Rio San Juan meet Lake Nicaragua. The hotel offers a wide range of activities for those who wish to explore more of the surrounding areas, including world-class fishing, trips to Solentiname Archipelago, El Castillo, and Indio-Mais.

The lodge is located only a short distance from the town of San Carlos and is accessible only by boat. The area surrounding the lodge is extremely diverse with over 61 species of birds in addition to cayman, monkeys, turtles, otters, and iguanas to name a few. Guests can experience the sunsets overlooking Lake Nicaragua and Solentiname Archipelago or climb up to the second floor observatory where six volcanoes can be observed.

The lodge offers comfortable rooms each with private bath and 24 hour electricity. Guests have access to internet and telephone services and the lodge provides a free boat shuttle to San Carlos. Meals are all homemade and the menu is a mixture of French, Italian, and local cuisine.

 

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Address: Wildlife Reserve of Los Guazutos, San Carlos Rio San Juan, Nicaragua

- Hotel Victoria -

Hotels

Located in El Castillo and just up the river from the Indio Maiz Biological Reserve, the Hotel Victoria in an excellent place from which to explore the Rio San Juan. Both floors of the hotel have a spacious terrace that offers spectacular views. In addition, there is a small stream located close to the hotel where (with some luck) you can observe caimans.

The rooms at Hotel Victoria, while small, are clean and come equipped with a private bath and hot water. The service is friendly and the hotel restaurant offers a relaxing riverside restaurant and bar. Be sure to try the house specialty – garlic shrimp!

 

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Address: Iglesia Católica, 200 metros al suroeste, El Castillo