The Space*If this private room is booked, feel free to stay in our dormitory (usually stays empty), Nicaragua Farmstay Finca Joco Mico, located near the private room.
The casita (bungalow) is clean and basic. It has electricity, one double bed and one single bed, tile floors, a table, and chairs. Fresh air flows through the room. Outside is a covered ramada with hammocks overlooking the countryside and ocean. You have access to a secluded waterfall and the local community. You can relax or be active in our humble Nicaraguan village. Do as much or as little as you like!
NOTE! We do our best to respond immediately to your reservation request within the required 24 hours; however, we are not connected to the Internet everyday on the farm. We appreciate your patience and look forward to your visit!
Your stay includes morning coffee/tea and seasonal fruit in the morning.
Daily meal plan (full breakfast, lunch, and dinner): $12
We use fresh fruits, vegetables, and herbs from our farm when they're in season.
Breakfast: $3 traditional Nicaraguan breakfast
Lunch: $4 usually vegetarian
Dinner: $5 non-vegetarian includes either fresh fish, chicken, or beef.
Two single beds, fan, table, and hammock.
Ecological composting privy located near the room.
We now have a fast 4G cellular data connection which we can tether to guests from our cell phone via wifi. Cost is 30 cordobas per hour for 50MB of data transfer. If you plan to use the Internet regularly on the farm, we recommend that guests bring an unlocked smartphone and buy a local prepaid SIM card (about $2) with a prepaid data package.
Take a motorcycle tour with our local tour guide
Rent mountain bikes for a day and take a self-guided tour of the area
Take Yin or Yang Yoga classes
Practice your Spanish
Swim at nearby waterfalls
Learn to cook local Nica cuisine or make natural fruit drinks
Learn about sustainable farming
Visit our local beaches on the Pacific Ocean
Play Nicaraguan card games, try a hand-rolled cigar, and much more...
Note: Buses run to our farm 4 times and day and costs 14 cordobas. Mototaxis also run all day from Diriamba and costs about 150 cordobas. The farm is not difficult to reach and is conveniently located only 1 hour from Managua. When you book a reservation, you'll get detailed directions to the farm via public and private transport. Guest AccessYou will have access to the kitchen, waterfall, and fresh drinking water from our spring. Interaction with GuestsWe are usually home during your stay and enjoy conversation with guests. The NeighborhoodOur local community has about 13 families. They are charcoal producers, cattle ranchers, farmers, and local merchants. The women wash clothes down at the river and guests are welcome to join in to wash their clothes. Getting AroundThere are buses that run 4 times a day between the farm and Diriamba. The village is easily accessible on foot.
We are located between Managua and Granada off the Panamerican Highway. From the Managua airport, you can take a taxi to Diriamba for about $50-$60.
You will get detailed directions to the farm from Diriamba after you book. Other Things to NoteA headlamp, earplugs, and some snacks are good to bring along.
We do our best to accomodate all the needs of our guests, and please ask if you need anything. Thanks!