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'''Solentiname Islands''' is in [[Nicaragua]] on the Southeastern corner of Lago Nicaragua.
'''Solentiname Islands''' is in [[Nicaragua]] on the Southeastern corner of Lake Nicaragua.

Revision as of 23:39, 28 March 2013

Solentiname Islands is in Nicaragua on the Southeastern corner of Lake Nicaragua.


Other destinations


The Solentiname Archipelago is situated in the south of Lake Nicaragua near San Carlos in the Rio San Juan Region. The islands are really remote - don't expect things like grocery stores etc. On the Isla Mancarrón is a little Pulperia with the most necessary stuff. There are 36 Islands but just a handful are inhabited. The biggest Islands are Manacrrón and San Fernando.


Get in

The only way onto the islands is by boat. Private boats can be chartered for around $100 per day. Otherwise collective boats leave from a pier in San Carlos near the current construction along the seawall. The schedule is San Carlos to Solentiname Tuesday and Friday 1pm for C$80 and returning the same days at 4:30am for the same price. You might be lucky and find someone from the island running around in San Carlos and giving you a ride to the islands.

Get around


There is still some intact nature on the islands even though the people do farm the land. There are petroglyphs on the islands.


Isla Mancarrón:

  • Hotel Mancarrón: 35 US $
  • Hospedaje El Buen Amigo Cabins for 5 to 6 US$

Isla San Fernando:

  • Hotel Alberge - Celentiname (506) 3774229 (505) 8931977
  • Cabañas Paraiso (505) 2526262 (506) 3548065
  • Hospedaje Mira Estrella (506) 3548065 (505) 8947331


Visit the Museums on the main Islands.



Stay safe

There are no worries about safety on these small islands.

Get out

Tuesday and Friday at 4:30 am.

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