Private Island Resort just minutes from the Colonial Town of Granada on Lake Nicaragua

Jicaro Island Lodge is Nicaragua's best luxury nature resort, located on a private island in the Granada Isletas of Lake Nicaragua. A member of the exclusive National Geographic Unique Lodges of the World, our five star hotel is located just a short boat ride from the colonial town of Granada with spectacular views of the Mombacho Volcano across the lake. Nine 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 resort experience filled with peace and tranquility.


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

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Here you’ll find the perfect balance between relaxation and exploration. Discover the region’s natural wonders and rich culture on private guided tours from Jicaro.

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Café tables in Granada

National Geographic Unique Lodges

Jicaro Lodge are proud members of National Geographic Unique Lodges of The World

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Culinary Experience

Locally sourced, globally inspired.


Our luxury lodge 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 luxury massage with our resident masseuse.

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Where We Are

Jicaro Lodge, Granada Islettas, Nicaragua

Jicaro Video Tour

Something special on Lake Nicaragua.


Our exclusive island resort 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, a land of lakes, volcanoes and untouched beauty – and one of the safest destinations in Latin America.

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Our Guests Love Us

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