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View from the Finca

Enjoy amazing views of the Volcano Conception and Lake Cocibolca from your private & spacious cabin. Hike up the Volcano Madaras, or just put your feet up and relax in a hammock,the choice is yours! Centrally located in Ometepe Island, within the village of Santa Cruz, a quick 5 - 15 minutes walk from twelve restaurants and bars, and only10 mins walk from the beach. Finca del Sol is situated in the national park on the foot of Volcano Madaras, on the paved road & bus route

Egrets

Our small nature lodge B&B is the perfect place to wake up to the sounds of the birds chirping in the morning, butterflies dancing in the flowers, and going to sleep with a million stars all around! If you are looking for something eco friendly, and a little different than the usual hotel experience, we encourage you to opt for the adventure, break the mold and dive into all that Ometepe Island and Finca del Sol has for you!

Volcano Madaras

Centrally located on the foot of Madaras, we are pleased to offer local guides that can take you for an adventure.The nature in Ometpe is very special, and we are located a few minutes from the trail leading up to Volcano Madaras for those who are interested in climbing to the summit, or for people who would like a half day hike to see the monkey or the tropical dry forest!! Check out our cabins & make Finca del Sol your jumping point to enjoy all that Ometepe has in store for you!

Beautiful Flowers

Enjoy the beauty that surrounds you, the charm and the hospitality of this amazing place, the people & all it has to offer. Check out our cabins today and explore the tropical dry forest habitat with over 20% of our property having 3rd generation forest growth and walking trails nearby! Centrally located in the village of Santa Cruz, a quick 10 min walk to the best sandy beach in Ometepe Island & steps to the trail for climbing Volcano Madaras, on the hillside for breathtaking views!  Nature at it's finest!.

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Cabin El Sol

Cabana El Sol is a charming 340 square foot cabin that features a double bed, hot water, small outdoor porch with hammocks and lounge chairs overlooking Volcano Conception.

Bamboo Lodge

The Bamboo Lodge is our finest option, a 620 square foot cabin featuring a queen, bunk bed, hot water and a large private porch with hammocks andlounge chairs overlooking Volcano Conception.

Cabin La Luna

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Our mid-range option, a 340 square foot cabin featuring a double & twin bed, hot water, and a small outdoor porch with hammocks and lounge chairs overlooking Volcano Conception.

Relaxing at the Finca

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Just sit back and relax outside you private, spacious cabin. Take in magnificent views, wildlife and breathe it all in.

Our rescue puppy!

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Zero the Hero! A starving rescue dog, we took in and taught to "ride" the motorbike with Cristiano. She is a beautiful labrador cross, and has recently found a new home in the US with our veterinarian friends.

Cormoran

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Beautiful bird seen on the kyack tour on the River Istiam. This river separates the 2 volcano's and is home to many migratory birds.

Welcome to Finca del Sol in Ometepe Island, Nicaragua!

We are pleased to offer Private, Spacious, Eco friendly Cabins in Peaceful surroundings on a small organic farm. Situated on the hillside, boasting spectacular Views of Lake Cocibolca and Volcano Conception!

A refuge created in harmony within a pristine environment on the foot of Volcano Madaras in Santa Cruz. Perfect for the Adventure Traveler & people just looking to Relax and get away from it all!

For Videos of our place kindly see:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xpZYoat7ppE

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WHAT MAKES OUR PLACE SPECIAL?

 

  • Very private & quiet, the cabins are located far enough from each other to give you a feeling of seclusion. So you can write, think, read, just be....
  • Immersed in Nature, with many old growth trees, birds, monkeys, lizards, etc
  • Farm animals the kids can pet - goats, chickens, sheep
  • Opportuntity to learn more about living sustainably
  • Views, some of the best on the island!
  • Garden space on each cabin
  • Location - on the trail for Volcano Madaras, close to the beach, village of Santa Cruz, bike, motorbike rental - We can organize tours, massages, nutritional consults right here
  • Service in English, Spanish & Italian.

WHY FINCA DEL SOL?

 

  • Private, spacious Cabins in a pristine environment
  • B&B or Accommodation Only
  • Free Wifi in our common area
  • Vegetarian Breakfast
  • Lunch boxes or Sandwiches
  • Light Lunch Menu 12 - 2 pm M & Tu / Th & F
  • Cold beer, smoothies, juice or coffee available
  • Tours of either volcano, hiking trails, horseback riding
  • Massage Therapy in your cabin
  • Holistic Nutritional Services

 

OUR LOCATION IN OMETEPE

Accommodation is centrally located in Ometepe Island, within the village of Santa Cruz, a quick 5 - 15 minutes walk from eight restaurants and bars, and only10 mins walk from the beach. The nature in Ometepe is very special, and we are located a few minutes from the trail leading up to Volcano Madaras for those who are interested in climbing to the summit, or for people who would like a half day hike to see the monkey or the tropical dry forest!. 

WHY STAY AT OUR PLACE IN SANTA CRUZ?

  • Our small nature lodge, Finca del Sol is located in the tropical dry forest on Volcano Madaras, in the heart of Ometepe where many migratory birds call home.
  • Santa Cruz is located at the crossroads where the bus can take you in either direction towards Merida or Balgue in the Volcano Madaras region of Ometepe.
  • Santa Cruz is a few minutes walk from the beach, Volcano Madaras climbs, horse and bike rentals.
  • Santa Cruz is a jumping spot for volcano Madaras, climbing to the lagoon, waterfall or lookout point, where the views of Volcano Conception are some of the most spectacular to be seen.
  • Santa Cruz is a small, traditional village where the people are friendly & still connected to growing their own food.
  • Santa Cruz is a rural community in Ometepe, where life moves at a slower pace compared to the western world and other parts of Nicaragua

OUR COMITMENT TO SUSTAINABILITY

  • All of our power is produced via solar energy
  • We have dug 190 foot well as a back up water system
  • Composting the kitchen and bathroom waste, using it on a variety of plants
  • Using a water filter for the islands natural spring water instead of selling bottled water
  • Supporting local business including local guides and working with the local massage school, helping the local population participate in tourism
  • Hiring local employees and giving them a skill and an opportunity to learn
  • Buying local produce like eggs, milk, cheese, honey, coffee, etc
  • Making our own breads, jams, yogurts and granola & supporting the idea we can be more sustainable
  • Growing our own fruit like pineapples, mangos, star fruit, mandarins, bananas, papayas, in addition to a small organic vegetable garden
  • Raising sheep, for meat and goats for milk
  • Using a wood burning oven to make bread, minimizing reliance on fossil fuels
  • Natural buildings using adobe and leaf roofing

When traveling around Nicaragua, we recommend at least 3 days in Ometepe, to enjoy it, and more if you want to mix activities & relaxing.

 

 

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