Rio Indio Lodge

Rio San Juan

The lodge is owned by a mix of Nicaraguan’s and Costa Rican’s - all of whom are passionate about preserving the natural beauty of the region. You come here to experience the nature and beauty of the pristine rainforest and of course to relax. The lodge places great emphasis on a personal and friendly service as well as quality food using local produce. All the staff and guides are Rama Indians and they are extremely welcoming as well as knowledgeable about the area.

Why we recommend it:

  • A unique Nicaraguan experience in a remote lodge.
  • Simple spacious rooms
  • Good size swimming pool
  • Getting here is half the adventure
  • Superb guides and activities




Making the journey by boat down the Rio San Juan to the lodge, you get a true sense of the wonderful isolation of the setting. It is a six hour trip and as you get closer to the mouth of the river and the Caribbean sea, there is uninterrupted and dense tropical rainforest as far as the eye can see.

The main building houses an outstanding restaurant where you can eat inside or on the open decks. Covered wooden walkways on stilts link this to the 27 rooms, all of which are set on the edges of the lagoon with a water view. The rooms are extremely spacious with high ceilings, king beds and screened decks with rocking chairs. All have fans and most have air-con.

If you wish to relax there is a beautiful and large pool which overlooks the lagoon. The Rio San Juan is fantastic for sports fishing with Tarpon and Tilapia all found in large numbers here.

Rio Indio Lodge LOCATION

Talk travel with our expert team





Come to our Henley office by the river which is perfect for a private presentation on your holiday.

Get in touch to organize a meeting with us by phone +44 (0) 1491 410492 or email:

We look forward to meeting you!

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