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'Classy Chill-out'

What makes this trip special?

Capital life

Capital life

Managua

No different to many capitals, Managua is a bustling, fast growing city. The history and culture is fascinating though, making it well worth a visit.

Nostalgia, Romance and Cultural Heritage

Nostalgia, Romance and Cultural Heritage

Granada

The beautiful city of Granada is a wonderful place to wander through the brightly painted streets, visit historical landmarks and take a ride on the city's taxis, horse drawn carriages.

Romantic, secluded Eco-Lodge

Romantic, secluded Eco-Lodge

Jicaro Island Ecolodge

In the archieplago of Las Isletas, Jicaro Lodge is a boutique eco-retreat with views across the water and the dramatic outline of Mombacho volcano. Perfect for those looking to get away from it all.

Life's a beach

Life's a beach

Pacific Beaches

Nicaragua is blessed with plenty of good weather, miles of palm-backed sandy shores and some great options for beach time. Choose from a variety of beautiful beaches and island retreats.

Itinerary map for Nicaragua 'Classy Chill-out' holiday

Itinerary

  • Day      Overnight
  • 1 Managua
  • 1 Morgan's Rock
  • 2 Jicaro Island
  • 3 Jicaro Island
  • 4 Jicaro Island
  • 5 SoLost
  • 6 SoLost
  • 7 SoLost
  • For the detail of each day click the ‘Day-by-day’ tab above.

Day-by-day itinerary for 'Classy Chill-out'

DAY 1

Managua

You are met on arrival at the airport and driven to your chosen hotel in the capital.

DAY 2
BLD

Jicaro Island

You are collected from your hotel and privately transferred to the colonial city of Granada, with a short side-trip to see Masaya Volcano, driving up to the very rim of its huge crater. After lunch and a walking tour of the city you are taken by boat out to Jicaro Island Ecolodge in Lake Nicaragua for 3 nights full board.

DAY 3
BLD

Free day to relax

DAY 4
BLD

Free day to relax

DAY 5
BLD

Pacific beach

After a leisurely start, you return by boat to Granada and are privately driven to your chosen Pacific beach setting: Solost (eco, surf/yoga), Morgan’s Rock, or Aqua Spa yoga and wellness retreat.

DAY 6
BLD

Free day to relax.

DAY 7
BLD

Free day to relax.

DAY 8
B

You are collected in the mid or late morning and driven to Managua (or other onwards destination).

Guide prices for 'Classy Chill-out'

options based on all year low season mid season high season peak season other season
with Solost (FB) 2 people sharing £1,720 £1,720 £1,995
with Morgan's Rock (FB) 2 people sharing £2,080 £2,100 £2,395
with Aqua Spa (B&B) 2 people sharing £1,975 £2,080 £2,395
Prices are per person and include:
  • all travel in Nicaragua
  • all accommodation
  • meals as indicated B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner
  • all excursions as described
Prices do not include:
  • international flights
  • travel insurance
  • airport and departure taxes
  • items of a personal nature such as drinks, tips, laundry, etc
  • any optional excursions you may buy locally

Customer reviews for 'Classy Chill-out'

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Seasonal information for 'Classy Chill-out'

Along this route in January

Day Location Max °C Monthly rainfall
1 Managua 32°C rainfall 6mm
1 Morgan's Rock 31°C rainfall 18mm
2 Jicaro Island 32°C rainfall 8mm
3 Jicaro Island 32°C rainfall 8mm
4 Jicaro Island 32°C rainfall 8mm
5 SoLost 32°C rainfall 8mm
6 SoLost 32°C rainfall 8mm
7 SoLost 32°C rainfall 8mm

Typical weather for January

rainchart

Max °C figures are the average daily maximum temperatures for the month. Rainfall is the average precipitation for the month.

Hotels for 'Classy Chill-out'

Day 1

Los Robles

Managua

A small hotel located in a quiet residential area in central Managua not far from the shops and nightlife.

Los Robles has a colonial style and beautiful antique pieces, and a fountain surrounded by a tropical garden that you can see from every room.

All  rooms are provided with air conditioning, cable TV, direct dialing telephone, private bathroom with hot water, and a small inside garden.

Los Robles
Hotel entrance
Days 2 - 4

Jicaro Island Eco Lodge

private islet in Lake Nicaragua

Set on a small private rocky islet within Lake Nicaragua a short boat ride from the colonial town of Granada with views across the water to Mombacho Volcano. This 9 room modern eco lodge with zen vibe is focused on romantic escapes, yoga, massage and wellness retreats.

Each, modern casita has two levels, with the large bedroom above and a living area and bathroom below. Solar heating, ceiling fans (no a/c), biodegradable soaps and detergents. Both floors have spacious decks to take in the view from your hammock. The restaurant’s menu focuses on healthy, locally sourced. A wooden deck at the lake's edge is used for yoga sessions. Private dinners can be arranged on a floating deck in the lake.  Kayaking and artisanal fishing trips are possible on the lake. Small chlorine-free pool.  Serene with picture postcard setting but very compact, no opportunity for solitude.  Guests stay on a full board basis inc one round trip lake transfer from Granada to Jicaro Island.

Jicaro Island Eco Lodge
chlorine-free pool
Days 5 - 7

SoLost Eco Boutique

Playa Jiquelite, La Costa Esmeralda

Active eco-coastal base for those who love the outdoor life, Yoga, Surf, Mangrove Stand up Paddle boarding. 8 stilt cabins of rustic wooden construction with thatched roof, screened windows, wall mountaed fans, hammock, mini fridge. Healthy organic food in simple relaxed bistro. Small pool.

Complimentary a.m. yoga and core exercise classes. Off shore winds almost year round create good surf breaks. Beach towels provided

Only accept children over 10 years old.

SoLost Eco Boutique