Selvista Guesthouses

Balgue, Nicaragua From the Balgüe River Bridge 350 meters East Entrance of Finca Bona Fide
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From the Balgüe River Bridge 350 meters East Entrance of Finca Bona Fide
Balgue, Nicaragua

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Selvista Guesthouses is a barefoot luxury collection of jungle guesthouses on the slopes of the Maderas Volcano on Ometepe island, 31 km from the port town of Moyogalpa. Guests can enjoy the on-site honesty bar. Free private parking is available for the the 4x4s that can easily reach the property. Free WiFi throughout the property is available.

Rustic room feature private outdoor showers. All rooms include indoor, private bathrooms with modern flush toilets. Luxury rooms have hot water and private balconies.

The property features a greens garden and a shared kitchen, fully equipped for guests who wish to cook. Breakfast is served each day and includes fresh fruits, freshly toasted Nicaragua coffee, and natural juice. Food delivery service is often available from restaurants located in the nearby town. Cooked breakfast is available to order upon request.

Guests can enjoy various activities near the property, including volcano hikes, coffee tours, taxi transport, and rental of bicycles, scooters, motorcycles, and ATVs. Selvista Guesthouses offers free farm tours to all guests. The entire property is a lush tropical forest, abundant with plant and animal life.

Located within an permaculture farm, guests can walk 15 minutes down into the town of Balgüe, or 10 minutes up to the entrance of the Maderas volcano trails. Altagracia is 12 km from Selvista Guesthouses, while the Ometepe Airport is 28 km from the property.

  • Bar
  • Parking
  • Free WiFi
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Luxury Suite with Volcano View Selvista Guesthouses Luxury Suite with Volcano View Selvista Guesthouses
Luxury Suite with Volcano View Selvista Guesthouses Luxury Suite with Volcano View Selvista Guesthouses
4 70 m2 1

This suite features a balcony with volcano view, s…

  • Lake view
  • Garden view
  • Mountain view
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
Rustic Suite with Forest View Selvista Guesthouses Rustic Suite with Forest View Selvista Guesthouses
Rustic Suite with Forest View Selvista Guesthouses Rustic Suite with Forest View Selvista Guesthouses
2 35 m2 1

This suite features a porch with forest view, outd…

  • Garden view
  • Terrace
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Rustic Studio with Volcano View Selvista Guesthouses Rustic Studio with Volcano View Selvista Guesthouses
Rustic Studio with Volcano View Selvista Guesthouses Rustic Studio with Volcano View Selvista Guesthouses
2 70 m2 1

This studio features a porch with volcano view, ha…

  • Lake view
  • Garden view
  • Mountain view
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
Deluxe Queen Suite Selvista Guesthouses Deluxe Queen Suite Selvista Guesthouses
Deluxe Queen Suite Selvista Guesthouses Deluxe Queen Suite Selvista Guesthouses
2 40 m2 1
  • Garden view
  • Balcony
  • Terrace
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Object reviews
Selvista Guesthouses
Rating: 9.0/10 - Excellent!
8.6 / 10 Value for money
8.9 / 10 Facilities
8.8 / 10 Location
9.3 / 10 Staff
9.2 / 10 Cleanliness
8.9 / 10 Comfort
10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Tout!! C’était tout simplement parfait!! Gros coup de cœur! L’hôte est vraiment super gentil!! Je le recommande a tous le monde. " - Maudebrunelle

10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Superbe cabanes au beau milieu de la nature." - Camille

7.10 / 10 - Very good!

"Salle de bain quasiment à l’extérieur avec beaucoup de charme, jungle très sympa autour du bungalow avec quelques animaux sauvages, personnel disponible par whatsapp, départ de la randonnée vers le ..." - Audrey

7.10 / 10 - Very good!

"Le personnel très gentil (notre guide était génial !) et le concept d’être dans la jungle" - Amandine

7.00 / 10 - Good!

"très bel emplacement et jolie cabane" - Anne

10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Jungle living at its best :) Selvista is so beautiful and the staff are great. Everyone was so helpful and made sure our stay was the best. We hiked Maderas with Junior and he was an amazing guide! " - Danielle

10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Secluded location. Beautiful view. Delicious breakfast." - Agnes

10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"The location was just perfect. The staff was also very friendly and helpfull." - Marilou

10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"The guesthouse was quite the find on Ometepe. Megan - the host - welcomed us and and we slotted into the pace of life there immediately. The rooms were incredible. Amazing views. Luxurious and felt ..." - Wayne

10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Great space, immersed in the jungle but with all the comforts you need. They have two of the best restaurants on Ometepe offer food deliveries here which was amazing. Had a nice community feel at ..." - Manmi213

10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Super schöne Unterkunft inmitten eines bund bewachsenen Grundstückes. Die Lebensmittel vor Ort werden alle ökologisch selbst angebaut und die Häuser sind ebenfalls zum größten Teil aus natürlichen ..." - Anita

10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Lage, Aussicht, Frühstück! Unser Aufenthalt war einfach klasse!!" - Vanessa

10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Schöne Ausstattung, liebes Personal und gutes Frühstück. Haben um eine Nacht verlängert und kommen gerne wieder!" - Emma

9.60 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Ein super schönes Hotel mit einer einmaligen Umgebung. Wer die Natur liebt und diese näher kennenlernen möchte ist hier genau richtig. Ich konnte Makibären von meinem Zimmer aus sehen sowie die Affen ..." - L_travel_the_world

9.60 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Eine tolle Unterkunft mitten im Wald. Es ist schön ruhig & wenn man etwas hört, sind es die Tiere um einen herum :) Das Frühstück ist sehr lecker und es gibt jeden Morgen etwas anderes. Das ..." - Kim

10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Dit was echt uitstekend. Wauw wat een heerlijk verblijf en zo mooi hoe er met de natuur word omgegaan." - Marleen

10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Geweldig ontbijt! Megan ontving ons vriendelijk. Transfers en het huren van scooters prima geregeld en goede tips voor activiteiten. Je krijgt waar je voor betaald. Het uitzicht, priceless!" - Karlijn1987

10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Nog nooit in de jungle geslapen maar dit was geweldig! " - Stephanie

10.00 / 10 - Fantastic!

"Alles. Locatie is geweldig, amazing uitzicht op de vulkaan, huisje is super mooi en personeel doet alles voor je. " - Danielle

8.30 / 10 - Excellent!

"Een hutje midden in de jungle, ontzettend tof. Hier en daar wat spinnen, kikkers muggen, maar dat mag de pret niet drukken. Er is een klamboe waarmee je je veilig voelt. Iedere ochtend wordt er yoga ..." - Lisanne

9.60 / 10 - Fantastic!

"El trato del personal es excelente. " - Sara

9.60 / 10 - Fantastic!

"la ubicación es perfecta para descansar y sentirse dentro de la naturaleza. El desayuno es de frutas. Muchísima información y una gran biblioteca." - Almirante

9.20 / 10 - Excellent!

"Un’esperienza veramente particolare nella giungla. Questa guesthouse propone dei bei bungalow completamente immersi nella natura. La location è abbastanza isolata, ma i proprietari forniscono tutte le..." - Veruska

Important information


WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.


Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.

Children and beds

All children are welcome.
Up to two children under 1 year stay free of charge when using existing beds.
One child under 3 years is charged 15.00 % of the room stay per night in a child's cot/crib.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
The maximum number of total guests in a room is 4.
The maximum number of children's cots/cribs in a room is 1.

Important information

Please inform Selvista Guesthouses in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.
Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.
Payment before arrival via bank transfer is required. The property will contact you after you book to provide instructions.
In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.
Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.
Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service operating hours.
Please note that if you bring your own vehicle, a 4x4 vehicle is required to reach the parking area.

Please note that the property accepts Cash and PayPal as payment methods.

Please note that the full payment will be invoiced to the guest prior to check-in.

Please note the property offers full use of the kitchen, garden greens, and seasonal fruits on the property, but has no on-site restaurant.

Please note that the property is managed by a team of local employees during the day, but no staff or managers stay on site overnight.

Spanish, English Check in: from 13:00 to 18:00
Check-in and check-out times Check out: from 08:00 to 11:00
Food & Drink
  • Grocery deliveries
  • Room service
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Kid meals
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Bar
  • BBQ facilities
  • Snack bar
Pool and wellness
  • Massage
  • Private parking
  • Free parking
  • Parking
  • Pets allowed
  • On-site parking
  • WiFi available in all areas
  • Family rooms
  • Designated smoking area
  • Bridal suite
  • Non-smoking rooms
Reception services
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • Luggage storage
  • Invoices
  • Concierge service
  • Tour desk
Safety features
  • Access to health care professionals
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • First aid kit available
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
Cleanliness & disinfecting
  • Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning service
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
Physical distancing
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Mobile app for room service
  • Cashless payment available
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Canoeing
  • Hiking
  • Horse riding
  • Tour or class about local culture
  • Bike tours
  • Walking tours
  • Fishing
  • Cycling
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car hire
Food & drink safety
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
Common areas
  • Library
  • Garden
  • Games room
  • Terrace
  • Shared kitchen
Cleaning services
  • Laundry
  • Daily housekeeping
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Safety deposit box
Entertainment and family services
  • Books, DVDs, music for children
  • Board games/puzzles
  • Internet services
  • WiFi
  • Free WiFi