Boat arriving at Montecristo, Rio San Juan

La Costeña’s planes now depart only 2
days per week,Thursday and Sunday due
to the new paved road. The cost of round trip Managua –
San Carlos is $116.00, La Costeña’s phone in San
Carlos is (505) 2583-037

For reservation Managua: 505-2263-2142
e-mail  Mr. Julio
The Ferry is not running now Now
use the bus that leave Granada
with the same schedule. or take
the bus in Managua mercado de

From the new Border Crossing at Las Tablillas. Now you
can drive all the way to Boca de Sabalos.
More info in
this link

From Los Chiles, Costa Rica, in public boats  departing form
the Custom/Immigration dock at Los Chiles,at 1:00 Pm and
at 3 PM, it cost $10.00 US plus 500 Colones for Alcaldia.

In our private boat direct from Los Chiles to
Montecristo, just stopping for Immigration at San
Carlos, Nicaragua. About $320.00 US one way for up to
10 person.

San Carlos to Los Chiles Monday to Saturday at 10:30 am,
1:30 pm, and 4:00 pm Sunday 11:00 am and 1:30 pm

From San Carlos it is possible to get to
MonteCristo and any other tourist destiny in
public transport boats, which leave the
harbor five times a day.

Water Taxi to Montecristo leaving San Carlos
at 6 1/2, 10 1/2 AM and 4 1/2 PM costs
C$120.00 Cordobas $6.00 US

Regular boats Leaving San Carlos at 8:00, 12:00
AM, 2 1/2, 3 1/2 PM cost C$90.00 Cordobas  $
4.00 U.S.

By Chicken Bus, San Carlos to Boca de Sabalos,
there are 4 buses making daily run. Ask for

If you don't want to use the public transport
you can hire a private boat. San Carlos to
Montecristo $220.00 up to 10 person in the

We offer boat rental with driver/guide for
private transportation and tours. $250.00 per
day plus fuel, up to 6 person in the boat
Montecristo Eco lodge is located 43 Km from
San Carlos, Rio San Juan, between the jungle
river port town of Sabalos and the historic
town of El Castillo. In front of the
Sombrero de Cuero Island.

Contact us In the Lodge* (505) 8649-9012

La Portuaria in San Carlos, Rio San Juan
Montecristo River Lodge, Rio San Juan, Nicaragua
3 ways to get  to Rio San Juan
BY LAND, 300 km FROM MANAGUA By private
vehicle or a Rental.
A 4 hour drive.

Minivan rental for up to 15 people Managua San Carlos-Managua $200.00
+fuel. call Israel Hdez. Berrios 83751888

For larger group up to 30 call Adan Gaitan 2267 0047 2270 1604 2270
1605 Fax 2278 5167 Cel.: 8882 1296
How to get to Montecristo River Lodge,
in Rio San Juan,Nicaragua
river boat, public  transportation
La Costeña airplane at San Carlos
Air Route:
La Costeña (505) 2263-2142
To cross the Costarican / Nicaraguan border
To come from Granada, there is a Bus that
leave Granada to San Carlos, the bus leave
from the port of Granada on Mondays and
Thursdays at 11:00 and 2:00 PM. it take about 7
hours ride. Arrives at San Carlos at about 9:00
Pm. and you should plan on sleeping in San
Carlos that night, and take the early boat to our
lodge next morning.
GuiaLocal en Nicaragua - Montecristo River Lodge, Frente Isla Sombrero de Cuero, San Carlos, Rio San Juan, Nicaragua
If you come in a group, you may hire a
private car or van to pick you up in
Granada or Managua and bring you to
Rio San Juan, Write us an email to
quote you transportation.