Sleeping

  • La Bastilla Ecolodge Gorgeous solar-powered cabañas with epic views over a coffee plantation.
  • La Posada Azul Blue-tinged boutique guesthouse with vaulted ceilings and whimsical artwork.
  • Casa Lucia Friendly, family-run B&B in residential Managua, with a super-knoweldgeable young host.
  • Mano a Mano Ecohostel Everything a seafront ecohostel should be, with breezy bamboo rooms and terrific staff.

Historic Hotels

  • Montebrisa Elegant art deco house with glimpses of Cerro Apante from its balconies.
  • Hotel Gran Francia Elegant historic hotel off Granada's main square, with wrought-iron detail and heavy wooden beams.
  • Casa Museo Judith Kain Set in the fascinating home of a local artist, even the rooms here are antiques!
  • Hotel El Convento Convent-turned-boutique hotel – a tranquil respite from the city's bustle.

Luxury Hotels

  • Morgan's Rock Ecolodge with its own idyllic tropical beach, 16 sq km of jungle and luxurious tree cabins.
  • Yemaya Our favorite high-end resort in Nicaragua’s little visited Caribbean, Yemaya is a gorgeous boutique creation.
  • Isleta El Espino A chance to disconnect from it all on a private island in Lake Nicaragua.
  • Totoco Ecolodge Part of an organic farm, this ecolodge perches high above a beach.