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La Selva Negra Mountain Resort and Coffee Estate

Selva Negra is a sustainable organic coffee plantation located in the highlands of Nicaragua. All of the 26 rustic bungalows and chalets are designed to fit in with their environment and the restaurant has a wonderful picturesque lakefront setting.

The owners are extremely ecologically aware and almost everything is produced in house at Selva Negra including the electricity. The surrounding countryside is green year round and the temperature is always comfortably cool — a welcome respite from the heat of the Nicaraguan cities.

There are a variety of trails suitable for both walking and horse riding throughout the property so that you can explore the pristine cloudforest spotting birds and howler monkeys. The coffee tour is a real highlight of the stay here.


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    The following activities are designed to give you the most authentic experiences of the area where you're staying. We work with local guides, who use their knowledge and often a resident's eye to show you the main sights and more out-of-the-way attractions. Our specialists can also suggest outdoor pursuits and activities, such as cooking classes, that will introduce you to the traditions of the area's inhabitants.

    • Matagalpa Coffee Tour
      Coffee plantation at Selva Negra

      Matagalpa Coffee Tour

      Matagalpa Coffee Tour

      Learn about the production and processes involved in creating coffee, the most popular hot drink in the world. Visit Selva Negra, one of the finest coffee producers in Nicaragua, and learn about the plantation and the steps it has taken to support the local community.

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