2 Unique Private Beach Guest House with kitchens with 50% prepaid deposit via wire transfer.
Linda Guest House:
Beach Casita in Santa Cruz - US $75 - 3 night minimum for 2 guests
Bella Beach House in Santa Cruz -US $140 per night - 3 night minimum for 5 guests.
All rentals are in the UNESCO Biosphere Reserve on Ometepe Island in Lake Cocibolca in Nicaragua with 2 hike-able volcanoes with waterfalls, mineral springs, kayaking in the River Istiam wildlife refuge, prehistoric petroglyphs & zoomorphic statues, organic coffee cooperative, indigenous fishing and farming, history and money museums and so much more!
There is a lot to do and see on Ometepe Island and we offer lots of pre-travel information and assistance with tours, activities and transportation too.
Linda Guest House = 2 Beach Guest House Options:
Beach Casita for 2 guests is a unique small house with a bedroom with a double bed, lounge, kitchen and bathroom with warm water showers,
The Beach Casita = US$75 per night / 3 night minimum
Bella Beach House for up to 5 guests with 2 main floor bedrooms (one with a double bed and one with a single bed) also on the main floor is a lounge with a single bed and Cable TV, kitchen and separate toilet and warm water shower, upstairs is a single bed, 4 way vista and balcony.
The Main Beach House = US$140 per night for 5 guests / 3 night minimum
Both houses have lots of arched screened windows and doors, natural varnished wood, ceiling fans, reading lights and the kitchens can be stocked with the basics for cooking with advance notice. Laundry services available.
The beach houses are surrounded by lush tropical organic gardens and a volcanic rock wall for privacy with just a step to the longest stretch of sandy beach with lots of activities nearby including the petroglyphs, mineral springs, kayak trip, etc.
We invite guests to sample from the organic gardens, offer complementary filtered spring water and with a 4 night stay - homemade desserts.
We have a new clay tiled roof rancho with hammocks, rocking chairs and tables for relaxing meals and siestas outside and we offer beach chairs.
Santa Cruz is reached on paved roads by several public buses daily and there are several small shops and various restaurants along with WiFi cafes - also there are private taxis, bike, motorcycle, fishing boat and horseback rentals nearby.
There is a lot to do nearby and we can help orientate you on transportation, activities and tours.
Near Balgue is the Finca Magdalena organic coffee cooperative, prehistoric petroglyphs and start of the hike to the lookout and lagoon near the top of Volcano Maderas, also the river and natural pools.
Enjoy the island pace of life and take a tour with Tony to learn more about Nica farming, fishing, sports, cultural events and history - hike, bike, boat, horseback ride thru the natural wonders of this magical island.
Contact Linda to arrange your advance rental - limited banking on the island and only in the main town of Moyogalpa - Linda & Tony only accept Cordobas or US dollars in smaller denominations (no torn/taped or marked bills).
Reservations require a 50% prepaid deposit via wire transfer.
Ometepe Island has many rural farming communities with only 2 main towns = Moyogalpa and Altagracia. There are 3 port towns including the 2 larger main towns and San Jose del Sur.
Most tourists travel to San Jorge port on the mainland near Rivas to take a ferry or smaller passenger boat to Ometepe Island - the crossing takes 1 hour.
There are lots of shared taxi vans waiting at all the ports and several public buses which travel to Santa Cruz.
Do not make your Ometepe taxi reservations or tours at the port in San Jorge.
Once you make your reservation we send you lots of helpful information for traveling in Nicaragua and to Ometepe Island with ferry/boat schedules, banks, pricing, transportation, activities and tours info, etc...
** 50% deposit is required via wire transfer and should be completed immediately upon booking the guest house to confirm the reservation. The host will be emailing you the details to complete the wire transfer which confirms the reservation for your private guest house. **
Check in: Flexible with advance notice
Check out: Flexible with advance notice
Cancellation policy is 1 month prior to arrival.
There is limited banking on Ometepe Island and only in the main port town of Moyogalpa.
We Only Accept Cordobas or US dollars with small denominations preferred.
Cash payment is expected upon arrival.
We ask guests to support our 'Green Campaign' with reduce, reuse & recycling - turning off all lights and fans when not in the rooms, unplugging all electrical devices when not in use, hanging wet bath towels to dry, etc...
There is no garbage pickup on the rural side of the island - please do not plan to leave the guest houses with lots of empty glass/plastic bottles.
We have organic refuse recycling and ask guests to use the containers.
We empty garbage containers daily or as needed. Please let us know if you need anything.
No smoking or animals in any guest houses. Non-paying visitors by pre-arrangement via management. We invite guests to sample from our gardens and ask them to respect the guest houses/gardens and local communities.
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