San Juan de la Isla

ometepe island, nicaragua

From $125/night
  • 4 wheeler rental
  • bar / lounge
  • bedding
  • bike rental
  • canoe / kayak rental
  • coffee maker
  • conference facilities
  • front desk
  • hammock
  • laundry
  • mini bar
  • motorbike rental
  • patio / deck
  • restaurant
  • shuttle service
  • store/shop
  • towels
  • biking
  • boating
  • guided tours
  • hiking
  • horseback riding
  • kayaking
  • motorcyle / scooter driving
  • nature walks
  • off-road vehicle tours
  • swimming
  • water sports
  • wildlife observing
  • Breakfast included in the rate
  • On-site restaurant
  • Reservation and Cancellation Policy

    Terms & Conditions: Check in & Check out times, Reservation Policies, Cancellation policies, No Show & Dates changes, Holidays & special dates and Payment method.

    Reservation policies.

    • A credit card is required to guarantee your reservation.
      • Room rates are based for 1 or 2 persons.
      • Extra person has an additional cost. Children from 12 years old and up are counted as an adult. The cost is $20.00 per night. Children pay 50% off. (See the cost of children under 12 years)
      • Breakfast are included in room rates
      • All room rates do not include 15% VAT tax neither 2% tourism tax.
      • Once the credit card is received, guests will receive a confirmation booking containing the reservation´s details.
      • Rooms should be covered once guests guest make check in at the hotel.

    Reducing the number of guests once paid the reservation, it is up to the hotel to decide if they apply penalties or refunds.

     

    Cancellations policies, No show & Dates changes

    Cancellation 

    • Cancellation of booking made 7 days before date of arrival, applies the charge of 50% of the reservation.
    • Cancellation of reservation made 2 days before date of arrival, applies the penalty of 100% of the reservation
    • If the room is marked as non-cancelable, non-refundable or similar penalty of 100% applies regardless of the date you request cancellation.

    We apply this policy without exception. Securing a reservation with a credit card means that you accept the terms of our cancellation policy.

    No show

    • If you present a situation and have to make an early check out prior you departure date or if you just not present at the hotel knowns as no show, is considered as cancellation and there is no reimbursements.

    Date Changes 

    Any changes to the dates of your reservation must be received at least 7 days prior to your original arrival date and have to be sent via email. Changes are subject to availability.

     

    Children:

    Children under 12 Years

    • Children under 12 years old cost $10.00 per kid, per night with breakfast included.
    • Children rates do not include 15% VAT taxes neither 2% taxes.

    Others:

    Room Check In & Check Out Times

    • Check in is at 12.30 md – 2.00 pm
    • Check out is at 11am – 12.00 md
    • A current Passport or Government Issued Photo Identification Card is required at the moment of check-in.
    • We can arrange for early check-ins or late check-outs with prior notification. Without prior notification, we can only offer them subject to availability. 

    Holiday & Special dates.

    • A total cancellation of your reservation in the holiday season – Easter (Semana Santa), Christmas & New Year (December 15 to January 15), national holidays, and special events are required.
    • There are no reimbursements on holiday’s season & special dates.
    • Minimum 2 nights booking - accommodation

     

    Payment method:

    • We accept payment in cash: American dollars or Nicaraguan cordobas.
    • Also, credit card are accepted as a payment method. (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover cords, US dollars)
    • No checks are accepted. If you wish, you can pay the balance by bank transfer before your arrival to the following account:
      • Number 3573-07149
      • Account in USD
      • Bank BAC
      • Name: ISLA GRANDE S.A.

    Additional person: $10.00 per person plus taxes per night if the guest is less than 12 years and additional person older than 12 years old cost $20.00 plus taxes per night.

     What to bring: Please bring bug sprays, sunscreen, sandals and hiking boots if you like adventures – volcano tours.

How Do I Get There?

Nearest Airport: Augusto C. Sandino airport in Managua, Nicaragua -  one of the most modern airports in Central America.

Traveling in a vehicle is the easiest and fastest way to go to Ometepe. Drive, take a taxi, bus, or catch a ferry. For those who enjoy adventure there are wooden boats for rent.

Shuttle service is available.

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Comfort, privacy, great lake and volcano views, authentic Nicaraguan hacienda style, a long sandy beach and warm water all invite the visitor to make San Juan de la Isla the first choice for a beach front lodge on Ometepe Island. With more than 160 acres of lush green fields, forest, streams and fruit trees, the lodge grounds reflect the tranquility of Latin America’s second grandest lake. Void of pretension or kitsch so frequent in Central American island lodging, the San Juan de la Isla Lodge is an ideal base for visitors who wish to feel at one with the island nature and culture. Relaxing in a hammock and watching the gentle trade wind waves of the great Lake Nicaragua might be the great test sport of all, but there is much more.

Swimming to a nearby rock island in front of the lodge, walking or horseback riding on the long sandy beach, kayaking or mountain biking and volcano climbing and nature hiking to name just a few. Ometepe’s magnificent human history, dating to more than a millennium before the birth of Christ, its mysterious rock art, monumental indigenous sculptures and unique ceramics give visitors of San Juan de la Isla many options beyond adventure and nature. The culture of Ometepe is a step into the past with ox carts working in the fields and children riding to school mounted on bulls.

The call of the howler monkey often reverberates through this historic hacienda, as troops of monkeys take advantage of the properties numerous fruit trees. Numerous beautiful birds, resident and migrant also populate the grounds and visit the thousands of century old Spanish Cedar trees, while the lake waters that lap the lodge’s beach are home to more than 45 species of fresh water fish. The village of Altagracia with its historic statues and quaint village church are a short bike ride or walk from the lodge and San Juan de la Isla offers guided hikes and climbs of both volcanoes. San Juan de la Isla invites you to visit their little slice of heaven and experience the stunning vistas and rich culture of Ometepe Island.

San Juan de la Isla

Glamping Types

  • Cabins

Great For

  • couples
  • families
  • romantic
  • solo travelers
  • wedding

Setting

  • beach
  • farm
  • island
  • mountain

Total Accommodations

  • 8

Minimum Night Stay

  • 1

Rates Based On

  • double occupancy

Best time to visit

Open: Year-round

High season: January - April, June - August, November - December

Low season: May, September & October.

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Accommodations

  • Lake Front Cabins

    From $125/night
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  • Amenities
    • 4 wheeler rental
    • bar / lounge
    • bedding
    • bike rental
    • canoe / kayak rental
    • coffee maker
    • conference facilities
    • front desk
    • hammock
    • laundry
    • mini bar
    • motorbike rental
    • patio / deck
    • restaurant
    • shuttle service
    • store/shop
    • towels
  • Experiences
    • biking
    • boating
    • guided tours
    • hiking
    • horseback riding
    • kayaking
    • motorcyle / scooter driving
    • nature walks
    • off-road vehicle tours
    • swimming
    • water sports
    • wildlife observing
  • Dining Options
    • Breakfast included in the rate
    • On-site restaurant
  • Policies
    • Reservation and Cancellation Policy

      Terms & Conditions: Check in & Check out times, Reservation Policies, Cancellation policies, No Show & Dates changes, Holidays & special dates and Payment method.

      Reservation policies.

      • A credit card is required to guarantee your reservation.
        • Room rates are based for 1 or 2 persons.
        • Extra person has an additional cost. Children from 12 years old and up are counted as an adult. The cost is $20.00 per night. Children pay 50% off. (See the cost of children under 12 years)
        • Breakfast are included in room rates
        • All room rates do not include 15% VAT tax neither 2% tourism tax.
        • Once the credit card is received, guests will receive a confirmation booking containing the reservation´s details.
        • Rooms should be covered once guests guest make check in at the hotel.

      Reducing the number of guests once paid the reservation, it is up to the hotel to decide if they apply penalties or refunds.

       

      Cancellations policies, No show & Dates changes

      Cancellation 

      • Cancellation of booking made 7 days before date of arrival, applies the charge of 50% of the reservation.
      • Cancellation of reservation made 2 days before date of arrival, applies the penalty of 100% of the reservation
      • If the room is marked as non-cancelable, non-refundable or similar penalty of 100% applies regardless of the date you request cancellation.

      We apply this policy without exception. Securing a reservation with a credit card means that you accept the terms of our cancellation policy.

      No show

      • If you present a situation and have to make an early check out prior you departure date or if you just not present at the hotel knowns as no show, is considered as cancellation and there is no reimbursements.

      Date Changes 

      Any changes to the dates of your reservation must be received at least 7 days prior to your original arrival date and have to be sent via email. Changes are subject to availability.

       

      Children:

      Children under 12 Years

      • Children under 12 years old cost $10.00 per kid, per night with breakfast included.
      • Children rates do not include 15% VAT taxes neither 2% taxes.

      Others:

      Room Check In & Check Out Times

      • Check in is at 12.30 md – 2.00 pm
      • Check out is at 11am – 12.00 md
      • A current Passport or Government Issued Photo Identification Card is required at the moment of check-in.
      • We can arrange for early check-ins or late check-outs with prior notification. Without prior notification, we can only offer them subject to availability. 

      Holiday & Special dates.

      • A total cancellation of your reservation in the holiday season – Easter (Semana Santa), Christmas & New Year (December 15 to January 15), national holidays, and special events are required.
      • There are no reimbursements on holiday’s season & special dates.
      • Minimum 2 nights booking - accommodation

       

      Payment method:

      • We accept payment in cash: American dollars or Nicaraguan cordobas.
      • Also, credit card are accepted as a payment method. (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover cords, US dollars)
      • No checks are accepted. If you wish, you can pay the balance by bank transfer before your arrival to the following account:
        • Number 3573-07149
        • Account in USD
        • Bank BAC
        • Name: ISLA GRANDE S.A.

      Additional person: $10.00 per person plus taxes per night if the guest is less than 12 years and additional person older than 12 years old cost $20.00 plus taxes per night.

       What to bring: Please bring bug sprays, sunscreen, sandals and hiking boots if you like adventures – volcano tours.

  • Location

    How Do I Get There?

    Nearest Airport: Augusto C. Sandino airport in Managua, Nicaragua -  one of the most modern airports in Central America.

    Traveling in a vehicle is the easiest and fastest way to go to Ometepe. Drive, take a taxi, bus, or catch a ferry. For those who enjoy adventure there are wooden boats for rent.

    Shuttle service is available.

    View Google Maps

Inside Scoop

  • TOURS INSIDE OF LODGE SAN JUAN DE LA ISLA

    Horseback Riding: Cost per hour: $ 10.00 (Minimum 2 persons to do this activity)

    Night Tour: Duration: 3 hours - Cost of tour: $ 40.00 (price for 1 or 2 people).

    Country Tour: Cost of tour: $ 40.00 (price for 1 or 2 people).

  • Tour the Maderas Volcano

    Tour price: $ 90.00 (1 to 3 people)

    This includes: Bilingual guide, transportation hotel - starting point of scale hotel

    Box lunch: sandwich, granola, fruit, 3 liters of water per person

    Tickets to Maderas volcano.