Luxury Ecolodge in the Granada Isletas on Lake Nicaragua

Jicaro Island Ecolodge is Nicaragua's top nature eco resort, located on a private island in the Granada Isletas of Lake Nicaragua. One of Nicaragua's best hotels, the ecolodge is located just a short boat ride from the colonial town of Granada with spectacular views of the Mombacho Volcano across the lake. Nine private luxury casitas provide the perfect setting for romantic escapes, honeymoons, tours and activities as well as wellness and yoga retreats. Immerse yourself in a magical island experience filled with peace and tranquility.


At Jicaro you stay in your own little house or 'casita'. Each casita has lake views and is only a short walk from the exclusive pool, restaurant, and wellness center.

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We offer a wide variety of tours in the surrounding areas with ample opportunities for bird and wildlife spotting, allowing you to be as active as you wish.

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Culinary Experience

Locally sourced, globaly inspired.


Jicaro was built from certified wood and local materials. We believe in buying local and employing local and run programs to help local schools and communities.

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Take yoga classes with exceptional views or treat yourself to a massage with our resident masseuse.

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Where We Are

Jicaro Ecolodge, Granada Islettas, Nicaragua

Jicaro Video Tour

Watch a video tour of the island.


Jicaro is the perfect hideaway for romantic escapes, honeymoons and weddings.

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The Jicaro Story

Karen Emanuel, a British entrepreneur, came to Nicaragua on vacation in 2006 and left owning an island. This is her story.

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Welcome to Nicaragua, the land of lakes and volcanoes – one of the safest places in Latin America, untouched and beautiful.

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Our Guests Love Us

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