100 Small Romantic
Hotels & Places

Come discover 100 of the most romantic small hotels and places in the world.


Lake Nicaragua and Las Isletas

Las Isletas is a collection of hundreds of scenic islets formed by the volcanic eruptions of Mombacho Volcano. The islets are part of vast Lake Nicaragua, the tenth largest lake in the world. Granada, Nicaragua’s most beautiful city, was founded by conquistadores in 1524 and is located on Lake Nicaragua.

Hotel Estrada

Granada, Nicaragua

Historic and charming inn located in Granada, a brightly-colored beautiful colonial city. Sits on Lake Nicaragua, one hour’s drive from Managua.

T: +505 55207393. 6 rooms. US$ 50-

Hotel Colón

Granada, Nicaragua

out of an elegant antique colonial house, Hotel Plaza Colón has a great central parque location opposite the Cathedral. Ask for a room with balcony overlooking the parque.

T: +505 552 8489. rooms. US$ 90- Granada, Nicaragua

Jicaro Island Lodge

Granada Islands, Lake Nicaragua

Upscale nature resort located on its own tiny island on Lake Nicaragua. Views of Mombacho Volcano across the lake.

T: +505 2558-7702. 9 casitas. US$380- including meals.

San Juan Del Sur

Pacific Coast town located 2 hours from Managua.

Morgan's Rock Hacienda and Ecolodge

San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua

Modeled after the first eco-lodge—Costa Rica’s Lapa Rios—it’s an adventure just getting to your bungalow—including climbing up a dirt path and traversing a suspension bridge. Once there you’ll enjoy Pacific Coast sunsets, indoor & outdoor showers, and complete privacy from your neighbors.

T: +506 296-9442. 15 bungalows. US$ 199-

Little Corn Island

This bite-sized island is peopled by English-speaking Creoles and located in the Caribbean Sea, 43 miles off Nicaragua’s shoreline. The many coral reefs make it an attractive destination for scuba divers and snorkelers. Fly from Managua to Big Corn Island then arrive at Little Corn Island via open boat panga.

Yemaya Island Hideaway & Spa

Little Corn Island, Nicaragua

Private eco-chic cabanas, morning yoga, pristine beach, good food and a service-minded staff.

T: +1 (303) 800-1943, 16 cabanas. US$ 300-