Hostels & Places to Stay

  • Paradiso Hospedaje – This tranquillo hostel has dorm rooms for $10, clean rooms for $20-35, waterfront bar, kayays and meals.
  • La Orquidea- Beautiful Southwestern meets Colonial style hostel on the water, huge garden, dock, rental house and private rooms.
  • Puchas Inn Hospedaje- This is a stripped down Nica style hostel with a few rooms that sleep 2-3 for around $20, open kitchen, water access and one private cabana.
  • The Laguna Beach Club – Opened in 2014 and one of the newer resorts on the laguna.
  • Casa de Sol – Breathtaking private waterfront home.  Fully appointed and features 5 bedrooms with a/c, infinity pool, fully equipped kitchen, WiFi and Satellite TV.
  • Monkey Hut – Popular backpackers hostel with dorms from $10, open kitchen, kayaks, floating dock and private cabana.
  • Apoyo Resort – Formerly known as Norome and comprised of 60 villas and 8 apartments
  • La Abuela – Expansive property with private cabanas starting at $55, some with AC, refrigerators, TV, a beautiful waterfront restaurant, kayaks etc.
  • Spanish School/Proyecto Ecologico – Right across from the public beach and restaraunts, dorms for $8 and rooms starting at $16. Meals and kitchen access.
  • San Simian – A little ways down the road but worth the trip this hostel has five private cabanas and a gorgeous property with water access..
  • Estancia De Adriano – This guesthouse has a house for rent that sleeps up to six and two other private rooms. It is an expansive property and good for groups.
  • The Peace Project – Across the street from the public beach.  Possibly the cheapest lodging accommodations in the area.  Dorm from $8 and private rooms from $14 per night.
  • Selva Azul – Located next to the Monkey Hut, Selva Azul has a variety of rooms (some with A/C).  Rooms from $40 – $120 per night.  If you are looking for loud techno-music and partying, this is your place.
  • Casa Aromansse – Six private rooms perfect for small groups or couples. Casa Aromansse also offers restaurant service with French-Nicaraguan fusion cuisine, yoga classes and massages.
  • Pajaro Azul: private bedrooms and apartments, open areas for camping or spending the day. Bedrooms from $30 to $80 per night.