Selvista Guesthouses

Bed and breakfast in Santa Cruz to Balgüe

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Selvista Guesthouses is a barefoot luxury collection of jungle guesthouses on the slopes of the Maderas Volcano on Ometepe island, 31 km from the port town of Moyogalpa. Guests can enjoy the on-site honesty bar. Free private parking is available for the the 4x4s that can easily reach the property. Free WiFi throughout the property is available. Rustic room feature private outdoor showers. All rooms include indoor, private bathrooms with modern flush toilets. Luxury rooms have hot water and private balconies. The property features a greens garden and a shared kitchen, fully equipped for guests who wish to cook. Breakfast is served each day and includes fresh fruits, freshly toasted Nicaragua coffee, and natural juice. Food delivery service is often available from restaurants located in the nearby town. Cooked breakfast is available to order upon request. Guests can enjoy various activities near the property, including volcano hikes, coffee tours, taxi transport, and rental of bicycles, scooters, motorcycles, and ATVs. Selvista Guesthouses offers free farm tours to all guests. The entire property is a lush tropical forest, abundant with plant and animal life. Located within an permaculture farm, guests can walk 15 minutes down into the town of Balgüe, or 10 minutes up to the entrance of the Maderas volcano trails. Altagracia is 12 km from Selvista Guesthouses, while the Ometepe Airport is 28 km from the property.

Important information

Please inform Selvista Guesthouses in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.
Please note that if you bring your own vehicle, a 4x4 vehicle is required to reach the parking area.

Please note that the property accepts Cash and PayPal as payment methods.

Please note that the full payment will be invoiced to the guest prior to check-in.

Please note the property offers full use of the kitchen, garden greens, and seasonal fruits on the property, but has no on-site restaurant.

Please note that the property is managed by a team of local employees during the day, but no staff or managers stay on site overnight.

Features of Selvista Guesthouses


  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Airport shuttle
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Games room
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bridal suite
  • Free parking
  • Internet services
  • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
  • Library
  • Canoeing
  • Hiking
  • Bbq facilities
  • Cycling
  • Tour desk
  • Horse riding
  • Wifi
  • Designated smoking area
  • Snack bar
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shared kitchen
  • On-site parking
  • Wifi available in all areas
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Books, dvds, music for children
  • Kid meals
  • Secured parking
  • Accessible parking

Food and drink

  • Restaurant
  • Bar


  • Pets are allowed. Charges may apply.


  • Room service
  • Laundry
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Car hire
  • Luggage storage
  • Concierge service
  • Daily maid service


  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safety deposit box


  • Massage


  • Free WiFi available


  • Private parking