Stay in a delightful ecolodge in Nicaragua on Isleta El Espino; a magical, private little island in Lake Nicaragua. You find Isleta El Espino just a short boat ride from the colonial town of Granada. In 2007, brother and sister Andrew and Kristin (originally from the United States) bought this unique island to set up a special eco and design hotel. They did a great job and you certainly love your stay with them!
Stay in an ecolodge
Stay in an ecolodge
The unique ecolodge has only a few rooms, which are very comfortable and tastefully decorated with locally made furniture, accessories and bed linen. There is an outdoor swimming pool, a bar and a restaurant on site.
For meals, healthy and locally produced ingredients are used, often grown on the island itself. The friendly owners also offer yoga classes at the yoga deck, various indulging treatments in the mini-spa and transport to and from the island. It the greatest place to relax and enjoy the beautiful natural surroundings.
What you can see on Isleta El Espino:
The following destinations are close to this travel package:
Discover the unique volcanic island of Isla de Ometepe
Isla de Ometepe or the also known as Ometepe island lies in the Lake of Nicaragua and was originally formed by two large volcanoes: La Concepcion and Madera. Ometepe also literally means two (ome) mountains (tepe). It's native history makes the island special and worthwhile to explore by foot, bike or motorbike. You arrive by ferry and stay in a simple, but comfortable hotel, a great place to start exploring the island!
Want to swim in a volcano crater lake in Nicaragua? This is your chance! About 10 km from the vibrant towns of Granada and Masaya, you find La Laguna de Apoyo. This magical crater lake is more than 200 meters deep and here you find the cleanest water in Nicaragua. Jump in the water and enjoy the amazing views from the lake.
León is a beautiful colonial city that has been playing an important role in the country's history for centuries. Here you find Central America's largest cathedral and Leon is the hometown of Ruben Dario, a world-famous poet who was born some 150 years ago and one of the great heroes of Nicaragua.
Visiting Granada when in Nicaragua is a must-do! Historically, Granada always has been one of Nicaragua's most important cities. Nowadays, this beautiful and colourful town is also the country's main tourist destination. However, you don't find tourist hordes here, you can still experience the true day-to-day routines of the Nicaraguans living in the city. There's a lot to see and do around town, so take your time and spend at least a few days here!