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The Rio Indio Lodge

The Rio Indio Lodge embraces a perfect balance between comfort and adventure. Just minutes away from the Costa Rican and southern Nicaraguan border, this lost paradise is located next to the Indio-Maíz Biological Reserve. This vast area is filled with history, virgin jungles, wildlife and some of the best fishing imaginable.The main lodge, gourmet restaurant, guest cottages, swimming pool and bar are all connected by covered elevated walkways set in the jungle. A total of 27 comfortable guest cottages blends perfectly with the natural wild surroundings, bringing you close to nature with all the amenities of a four star lodge.

White Headed Capuchin Monkey

Gallery of Lodge and Grounds
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Main Lodge
The main facility of The Río Indio Lodge was hand crafted by renowned Nicaraguan artisans. The beautiful main building with its 40-foot central ceiling and Spanish tile floors is the centerpiece of the lodge. The interior features an indoor tropical garden and fresh water aquariums. The front of the lodge has a wraparound covered porch that provides sweeping views of Captain Morgan’s Lagoon. The reception area, gourmet restaurant, lobby, conference room and one of two on-site bars are located here in the main structure.


Guest Cottages
You will enjoy the spacious and private 2-bed suites, crafted of the finest hardwoods. Each is appointed with comfortable queen beds, tiled bathrooms with hot water showers and a large screened-in porch. All of the guest cottages are positioned to optimize your privacy and enjoyment of the natural surroundings.

Gourmet Restaurant
The restaurant will be a special part of your experience during your stay. All of your meals will be prepared from the freshest ingredients by gourmet chefs. Their skill and passion for cooking is evident in everything they serve. Fresh snapper, Langostinos, Chicken Cordon Bleu and amazing Ceviche (made from a secret recipe) are just some of the many tasty dishes that are created. Complimentary coffee, tea, juices and fresh fruits are always available for guests. Special need diets can be accommodated by informing the staff at check-in. All reservations at Río Indio include free meal service and rum bar.

Infinity Pool & Bar "La Draga"
Infinity Pool The outdoor infinity pool and patio affords relaxing views of Captain Morgan’s Lagoon and the old tower dredge of the 1849 Gold Rush. The Infinity Pool consists of 3,500 sq. feet, including a swim up bar, and is surrounded by plenty of pool deck for lounging. The area is landscaped with bermuda grass, lush gardens and wildlife feeding stations. This is also a great bird watching area with wonderful views of the lagoon. Bar “ La Draga” Located adjacent to the pool, “La Draga” is open daily from 2-12pm. After a long day of fishing, hiking or birding, stop in and have the bartender fix your favorite cocktail. There is also a pool table, board games, over-sized sofas, a large-screen high-definition TV with satellite service and DVDs available for your viewing pleasure.
The marina at The Rio Indio Lodge has three 25 ft. center consoles for offshore fishing. The most common fish that are caught are Tarpon, Snook and Red Snapper, all within sight of the shore. Spinning and casting rods are availble for those who have a preference and are spooled with 65 lb. Power Pro braided line. There are also 10 john boats equipped with 40 hp outboards for fishing the rivers and jungle lakes. The fresh water fishing offers Snook and Tarpon, but is also rich with exotic species of fish like the Gaupote (Rainbow Bass), Machaca and Mohara bream. The marina supplies all the rods, reels, tackle, nets and ice to make for a successful day of fishing on the Caribbean coast of Nicaragua.


Gulf Caribbean LLC,  J. Vincent Phillips, Owner/Manager

Contact:  601-954-2287 or

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