A luxury eco-resort located on its own private islet in Lake Nicaragua, Jicaro Lodge is a 20-minute boat ride from the colonial town of Granada. This private island getaway has spectacular views of the Mombacho Volcano and other Isletas in Lake Granada. This secluded island getaway, is ideal for honeymooners or an out of the ordinary romantic vacation. The island boast 9 private two story casitas of 60 square meters each with plenty of space to relax, enjoy the lake views and get away from it all. A stay at Jicaro allows for a perfect combination of relaxing in your room, revitalizing at the wellness center, and actively exploring the flora and fauna that this tropical paradise has to offer.
All nine casitas on the island have lake views and are within a short walk from the pool and restaurant area. All cabins have been built with Rainforest Alliance FSC certified cedar hardwood and feature a second story bedrooms with a king size bed as well as a downstairs living area with access to a private balcony featuring lounge furniture and a hammock. The downstairs sitting area can be converted into a sleeping area for an additional person.Suites feature: • two story casitas with a king size bed, • private hammock, • downstairs living area with access to a private balcony, • safety box, • mosquito net, • ceiling fan • Large doors and windows for cross ventilation • Eco-friendly amenities. • 3 daily multi course a la carte meals, non alcoholic beverages and round trip lake transfer from Granada´s Asese Port to Jicaro Island (at check in and check out)
Being located on an island, we realize that the culinary experience is probably one of the most important parts of the lodging experience at Jicaro. The small intimate outdoor restaurant with an open kitchen offers fresh, local, organic, healthy dishes with a focus on fish, chicken, vegetables and fruits. Nicaraguan specialties are upgraded by our chefs to meet the expectations of well-traveled gourmet guests. Breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as non-alcoholic drinks are included in the room rate and a full service bar is available for alcoholic beverages.
• Sunrise or Sunset Isletas Kayaking: Paddle out in our kayaks and explore the wonderful ecosystem that surrounds our Eco lodge. Experienced guide will help you learn about the natural history of the islands, their importance and the theory of how they were formed according to scientific and ancient knowledge.• Artisanal fishing: During your stay at Jicaro you will notice fishermen in their wooden boats using fishing lines or nets to catch fish. Have you ever imagined yourself in such boat fishing in this mystical way? If your answer is yes, we invite you to be part of this unique experience where you’ll learn diverse techniques used in the artisanal fishing.• Full day or half-day tours to explore the nearby attractions such as the Mombacho Volcano Cloud Forest, and Granada City Tour• Plantations, Tropical Rainforest & Hot Springs :Our signature tour is a visit to the hot springs located just a short boat ride across the lake at the foot of the Mombacho Volcano. This tour takes you through water channels to hidden hot springs and includes a hike through the Mombacho Cloud Forest with the possibility to see the areas abundant wildlife such as howler monkeys, sloths, iguanas and a large variety of birds.• Romantic Escapes: Jicaro is a secluded island getaway, ideal for an out of the ordinary romantic vacation. Begin a day with yoga, lead into time on your private hammock, move towards sunset kayaking, and conclude with a candlelight dinner on a floating deck on the lake. Explore the magic of this very special place.• Yoga and Wellness: The serenity and tranquility of being on the island is unparalleled in Nicaragua and the Yoga platform is set up with incredible lake and volcano views. The radial structure cantilevers over the water offering a perfect setting for your yoga retreat. Tucked in behind the deck is a Cenote reflection pool, a series of hand tooled concentric stone walls circling down to a water mirror whose level constantly changes with the rise of fall of Lake Nicaragua. Spa services are available at the lodge. The focus is on massage therapy using local organic products.
All rates are per room, per night.
Children pay adult rate.
Rate Includes: 3 daily multi course a la carte meals. Non-alcoholic beverages. /
Welcome mini-bar with local rum an beer.
RT transfer from Granada´s Asese Port to Jicaro Island.
Use of Kayak and paddle boards, free yoga class from Monday thru Saturday.