10 Best Airbnb Rentals In Nicaragua - Updated 2024

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Nicaragua is a wonderful travel destination for every globe trotter. The country is known for tons of top-notch attractions enjoyed by people of all ages. If you visit Leon, you will want to stop by Cathedral-Basilica of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. It is an excellent showcase of baroque and neoclassical architecture. You can also stop and see the Island of Ometepe. Ometepe’s San Ramon Waterfall can take your breath away. To get to the waterfall, you will need to follow a trail. Expect a scenic walk among a dense jungle and a variety of wildlife. With all the attractions, you will need the perfect place to stay. Read on to learn about the best Airbnb rentals in Nicaragua.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on June 01, 2024.

1. Peaceful cabin with a kitchen, Rivas (from USD 40)

This cabin is in an agricultural setting and promises a tranquil stay throughout. Couples or solo travelers are more than welcome to stay at the cabin. In the morning, you can prepare a delicious breakfast in the private kitchen.

During the day, you may want to paddle up your kayak to enjoy the Istian River. It may be a nice idea to relax in the provided hammocks during the evening. The cabin also features a terrace and free parking on the premises.

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Rivas, Nicaragua
74.62 km (46.4 mi) from Mirador de Catarina
86 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable bed good wifi
if the wifi or power went out he provided updates to us which i really appreciated
with a fully equipped kitchen with both an oven and hob perfect for cooking breakfast lunch and dinner
federicos place was perfect for us the cabin was very stylish clean and comfortable
the casita is super private and clean
lovely hosts and a beautiful setting
lastly federico himself was one of the most helpful and friendly hosts we’ve ever had
federico and his wife were excellent hosts
very friendly helpful and lovely people
federico was a super host
definitely a great place to rent while in ometepe
this place is the best airbnb we’ve ever been to
a very stylish home in a beautiful location hosted by a very friendly host frederico
federico’s place is very comfortable and has everything you could need
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2. Villa Paraiso del Sur, Rivas (from USD 159)

There will never be a dull moment when you spend time with your loved ones at this enchanting villa. It boasts numerous modern amenities and stunning views of the jungle.

The best way to start the day is perhaps by dipping in the private swimming pool. The lounges by the pool are excellent spots to indulge in a local beer or wine accompanied by the sunset. To satisfy your appetite at any time, you can easily cook in the fully equipped kitchen.

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San Juan del Sur, Rivas, Nicaragua
81.32 km (50.6 mi) from Mirador de Catarina
129 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire villa 5 Beds 9 Guests 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 9

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
an excellent place with a stunning view and a really great outdoor area/pool
the pool area has a great view and it is super comfortable
an absolutely great place each room has its own ambiance and great views
the views are breathtaking the pool has the perfect size and the common areas are very airy
what a fantastic find the view is very nice the pool was great
the home is clean and well equipped
i’m so satisfied with my stay in villa paraíso this house is incredible very clean and organized
clean and spacious with an amazing ocean view and sunset just outside of town
the amenities were very clean and provided everything required to make the trip/stay absolutely fantastic
lovely home with very friendly hosts
the host’s are awesome and helpful
the caretaker was very helpful and is an amazing representation of the hosts
the caretakers are helpful lovely and kind
it was fantastic joel the care taker was also very helpful and courteous to us
stunning house in a spectacular location
very peaceful location and secluded this place is intoxicating
this place is awesome we absolutely loved the location
great place to stay with family and friends definitely booking again on my next trip to nicaragua
this place is a wonderful place well suited for nature lovers and to get away from all
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3. Casa Guacalito, Rivas (from USD 240)

Casa Guacalito is just a six-minute walk from the beach. During your stay, you are granted full access to the private outdoor pool. It is open all year round, so you can relax in the water whenever you like.

The property also comes with a kitchen equipped with quality appliances for your cooking needs. Moreover, there is a free washer and a dryer that you can use. This way, there is no need to pack a lot of clothes.

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Tola, Rivas Department, Nicaragua
62.33 km (38.8 mi) from Mirador de Catarina
78 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 6 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the rooms are comfortable and have air conditioning
it also has a ceiling fan
the pool and patio are great
the house is spacious and the wifi is not a problem here
the a/c’s work great and so does the fans
it was consistently clean and maintained and a gorgeous refuge from the day to day
the infinity pool was nice too after it was cleaned
responsive host answered all our questions/needs
all the staff at nicaragua365 were very helpful
they questioned us a lot and the guards weren’t friendly
the caretakers are very kind and there is ample space to enjoy the family
beautiful house and beautiful location
first the good: the location
amazing location and a great place to unwind and relax
this house is beautiful and in a great location
super easy walk down from the house
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4. Shankton Tower, Rivas (from USD 127)

Shankton Tower is adjacent to Gigante Beach and has a long list of amenities to ensure a comfortable stay. There is a wireless internet connection and television with Netflix to keep you entertained all day long. You will never run out of food because there is a kitchen at your disposal.

This rental also offers a variety of services at an additional charge. You may, for example, be interested in requesting an on-site Thai massage or joining a private yoga glass.

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Tola, RIVAS, Nicaragua
59.01 km (36.7 mi) from Mirador de Catarina
221 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 7 Beds 12 Guests 5 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 12

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
amazing view from the pool
the view is spectacular and the house is very comfortable
beautiful house fully equipped with a spectacular ocean view and a lovely infinity pool
the private pool the beautiful ocean view the breeze that you could feel throughout the house
the view by the pool takes the prize absolutely breath taking
everything was clean nice and neat
the place is kind of dusty and could use a deep clean
lovely clean house with a great ocean view
comfortable clean quiet and safe
house was very clean and fairly well-stocked as far as the kitchen goes
hosts were responsive and helpful
the host was super responsive to any concerns we had
the staff in the area were also very helpful and polite
nemer was super responsive and willing to help with any questions we had
* easy communication with host to address minor maintenance questions
beautiful beach walking distance from the house
beautiful home and the location is unreal
great location amazing view and short walking distance from an amazing beach
great location and beautiful house easy to get to and lovely view
overall a really good place to stay for the price
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5. Casa Fresca, Rio San Juan Department (from USD 120)

Casa Fresca offers an opportunity to reconnect with nature as you can see trees all around. After leaving the comfort of your queen-size bed, you may want to go straight to the private balcony to sip your favorite drink and enjoy the sun.

When the weather gets hot in the afternoon, the swimming pool is the best place to refresh your body. You will also love whipping up meals in the kitchen equipped with a blender and a gas stove, among other appliances.

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La Vista, Río San Juan Department, Nicaragua
54.82 km (34.1 mi) from Mirador de Catarina
101 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
loved sleeping with the open air and waking up to a pool with the most stunning view imaginable
the all-wooden construction feels nice and natural and the pool is just amazing
amazing half-open house on hill with outstanding view from pool
the open-air cabin design pool and location is even more beautiful than the pictures suggest
the view is breathtaking the pool is luxurious and the beach is a short ways away
the pool was crystal blue and so clean
jeff is a great host with awesome directions suggestions/advice
jeff was an amazing host
jeff was an awesome host very communicative
she is very friendly/ entertaining and my allergies only kicked in one morning
jeff was extremely helpful while planning our trip always responding promptly to our inquiries
the location is beautiful peaceful and very relaxing
in rivas we highly recommend the kitchen is perfectly equipted the beach close by
market is close enough to buy groceries and we enjoyed a couple of restaurants in the area
it was a good 30-40 minute walk and he led us the entire way
the shop in hacienda iguana is basic and doesn’t have much if any fresh produce
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6. Selvista: Mango House, Balgüe (from USD 109)

Do you want to experience how awesome it is to stay inside a treehouse? Selvista: Mango House can give you that. You will delight in beautiful views of the volcano and the lake throughout your stay. Enjoy a hot water shower in the morning before sipping a drink on the private balcony.

To stay connected with everyone back home, feel free to connect to the wireless internet. You can also go to the third floor to unwind. Here, you can enjoy playing cards and using yoga mats, among others.

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Balgüe, Departamento de Rivas, Nicaragua
77.21 km (48.0 mi) from Mirador de Catarina
139 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire cabin 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the breakfasts and coffee were hot fresh and awesome
the room itself if absolutely beautiful and we loved watching the sunset over the volcano from the balcony
breakfast was great and of course the coffee was wonderful
it's a lovely dwelling with all amenities in the room
communal kitchen was great with drinks and snacks to buy
there are lots of bugs but the place is kept clean
the three story cabin is clean beautiful and secluded
the space is beautifully constructed and was immaculately clean
they clean your room every day which is very nice and i've never had in an airbnb before
the mango house decorated with the most taste was very clean and functional
staff are very friendly
the staff is so friendly and helpful
the staff was all very kind and helpful
the host is incredibly helpful and friendly
megan and chris were amazing host
fantastic location and very secluded
the location is a little out of the way but not terribly
the houses are close to town and to several great places to hike
this place is absolutely incredible definitely stay here if you're staying on ometepe island
we traveled with our children and they loved this place even more than we did
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7. Casa Isabell, Masaya Department (from USD 95)

There are plenty of fun activities that you can do when you choose to stay at Casa Isabell. While basking in the sun on the terrace, you may be greeted by monkeys and porcupines. It is also nice to read a book while recharging in the hammock.

You can enjoy delicious food during your stay, which you can prepare in the fully equipped kitchen. Additionally, guests who arrive by car can take advantage of the free parking on the premises.

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Apoyo Lagoon, Masaya Department, Nicaragua
4.38 km (2.8 mi) from Mirador de Catarina
27 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 2 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
comfortable bed great little kitchen and incredible views
the employees that work on her property are so kind and helpful answering any questions
amazing staff wonderful place spotless
it was so kind of her and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay in her home
it is so pretty and peaceful and bella was a great and responsive host
bella was a great host both leading up to our trip and during our stay
this place is a little paradise oasis
thanks bella my family enjoyed your place and the access to the beach
we discovered casa bella at the last minute and couldn’t have been happier with the place and the location
it's a beautiful place for relaxing with family and pets
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8. Casa Única, Masaya Department (from USD 87)

Are you looking for accommodation that has its own garden? If so, consider staying at Casa Única! You can take a leisurely stroll in the garden after waking up and leaving the bunk bed or queen-size bed. You can also relax outdoors on the terrace to enjoy the peaceful atmosphere of the surroundings.

For entertainment, the property provides a wireless internet connection and a television. Apart from these amenities, this rental benefits from large windows that can bring in plenty of natural light.

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Laguna de Apoyo, Masaya, Nicaragua
1.65 km (1.1 mi) from Mirador de Catarina
29 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
Entire guesthouse 3 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the garden was beautiful full of flowers and fresh flowers left in the room was a nice touch
the casita was very clean comfortable and well equipped to cook for our family of 4
ben is the nicest host ever
ben is an amazing host who went out of his way to make sure we were comfortable
ben and his staff were very helpful and friendly
ben could not be a better host friendly funny knowledgeable
great communication with our host
such a beautiful location private and serene with lake front access
there are plenty of places to relax on the property and the lake is right there
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9. Hacienda del Mar, Chinandega (from USD 275)

Hacienda del Mar displays a combination of original rustic design and modern features. Entertainment conveniences such as wireless internet and Audessy speakers are available. You are welcome to pick fruit from the trees when in season. The spacious porch invites you to watch the pool waves. You can jump into the private outdoor pool to soothe your muscles after a day of activities. Apart from these, the property has a kitchen and children’s books and toys as well.

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Chinandega, Nicaragua
167.34 km (104.0 mi) from Mirador de Catarina
40 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 6 Beds 5 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 5

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the infinity pool is a wonderful spot from which to enjoy sunsets and the incredible night sky
we also particularly enjoyed grilling outside where there is another kitchen to use
an outdoor shower carved out of a huge tree trunk
appreciated the cleanliness and especially the a/c in the bedrooms for sleeping cute friendly dogs included:) highly recommend
the house is absolutely beautiful and impeccably clean
the house is beautifully decorated meticulously clean and comfortable
the beds are super comfortable with clean linens and comfy pillows
the kitchen is extremely well equipped; the beds incredibly comfortable and the space itself feels spacious
the pool was awesome the sunsets were incredible and the house was spotless
brooke was a great host
brook is an amazing host
everyone was so helpful and friendly
their staff were wonderful and welcomed us
the team and the host are very helpful
the house is wonderful and the location is into the wild and quiet
a perfect place to disconnect from it all
our stay was amazing such a beautiful and quiet get away
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10. Casa Los Cocos, Chinandega (from USD 40)

Casa Los Cocos guarantees a relaxing stay with its rocking chairs, hammocks, and other features. The large house comes with a large garden planted with fruit trees. Once settled in, you can enjoy amenities that include a living room and a kitchen with complete appliances such as a gas stove and an oven.

If you are not fond of exploring the neighborhood, you can stream your favorite movies on Netflix. Guests can also take advantage of a free washer in the unit.

Stayed at this property?
Chinandega, Nicaragua
134.66 km (83.7 mi) from Mirador de Catarina
17 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 4 Beds 7 Guests 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 7

Top guest reviews
rodolfo was a great communicator and his staff is kind
rodolfo is an excellent host and his house is a hidden gem
they are very helpful every time we come to visit
the property is quiet and beautiful and about 15 minutes from the center of town- great location
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Create beautiful memories in Nicaragua

Are you ready for an unforgettable vacation in Nicaragua? It is time to start making a thorough itinerary. While doing so, be sure to book any of the above Airbnb rentals for your stay. This way, you will have a great place to come back to after your adventure.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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