Located in the center of Jinotepe, Carazo on the Pacific rim, Casa Mateo Missions House, offers rooms which include TV, private bathroom, balcony. It is a block away from the center of town. Casa Mateo offers a safe, friendly, and relaxing environment.
The climate in Jinotepe is very attractive since it is located at about 2600 feet above sea level which is much higher than Managua, Granada, Masaya and most major cities. Casa Mateo is an hour from Managua, 45 minutes from Granada, 45 minutes from the beach, 2 hours from San Juan del Sur, and approximately 2 1/2 hours from Costa Rica. Some of the most beautiful areas in Nicaragua are close by: Laguna de Apoyo, Catarina and El Mirador (the Overlook), Volcano Mombacho, and Masaya for example.
It is perfect for short-term missions groups, missionaries, students, retirees, expats,and volunteers.
Our bilingual receptionists and managers can help you go where you want to go. We can help you with transportation and tours.
Our restaurant serves both American and Nicaraguan food.
We have a U.S. phone line and WiFi in the lobby.
Studio Apartments are $450 per month for one guest and $600 per month for two guests, based on a minimum of three months per stay with a minimum of 50% paid up front.
Jinoepe is itself a delightful town. It is also close to tourist spots which one can reach in an hour or less. One can travel by bus or car or can rent a 15-passenger van. For larger groups, Coasters and 60-passenger buses are also available. Some of the lovely tourist areas that are nearby are: Granada, Mombacho, Catarina, Masaya, Rivas, La Boquita, Managua. Further afield are: the island of Ometepe which is a weekend experience, San Juan del Sur, Leon, Matagalpa.
For church-goers, there is a lovely Catholic church in the center of town and churches of different denominations scattered throughout the area. There is a busy open-air market where you can buy locally-grown fruits and vegetables. Inside the market, freshly-caught fish is available.
The beaches are easily accessible and have restaurants on the beach.
There is a nearby waterfall, La Maquina, and other waterfalls accessible. Volcanos Masaya and Mombacho are the nearest. Mombacho is great for hiking, eco-tourism and zip lines. Volcรกn Masaya is worth visiting and is currently smoldering and smoking. Also, the marketplaces in Masaya are fun to visit. In Catarina, at the Overlook, you can enjoy the beauty of a volcanic lake, restaurants, shopping for souvenirs, music, and locally-made 'cajetas', candy made with coconut and condensed milk.