Rancho Cecilia is located 7 kilometers
north of San Juan del Sur in Southern
We are located off the Chocolata Road
which is the Coast Highway of Nicaragua.
And we are one kilometer inland from
Playa Maderas and Playa Marsella.
If you are renting a vehicle we will send you detailed driving
directions along with your reservation confirmation.
A 4X4 vehicle is a must for enjoying Nicaragua. Even the
paved roads can be in poor condition and all roads off the
main highway are dirt or mud depending on the season.
Also driving in the dark is NOT recommended. Ox carts don't
have driving lights and neither do some of the cars! Please
make sure you time your arrival before sunset around 1800,
so you can be sure of finding us.
The International airport is located in Managua, which is approximately a three
hour drive, although only about 125 kilometers from San Juan del Sur.
You will drive out of Managua on the Pan American Highway which goes
through numerous small towns on your way to San Juan del Sur.
Click here for a
This Google Earth link, is for the
entrance for Rancho Cecilia,
note the current Google photo is
old and does not show our
Check out Armadillo for great
Don't want the hassle of renting a
There are 3 shuttles services that run
from San Juan del Sur to the airport
in Managua daily.
E-mail us and we can set up
transportation from the airport in
Managua to San Juan del Sur and
Looking to rent a car