We have a private reserve in Sabalos Lodge, our reserve is
registered with the authorities of Nicaragua. Also we are
member of the Chain of Privates Reserves in Nicaragua. This
organization work with the conservancy in Nicaragua and work
with International and National Non Profit Organization, with
the Government and communities.
you can see in Rio San Juan
It's easy to spot wildlife in the woods around
Sabalos. Sometimes the howler monkey's get so close that they
actually wake you up in the morning, leaving you with a very
unique and exotic sensation. Here is what you are likely to
There’s lots of howler monkeys and Whiteface-monkeys
around Sabalos. We take you on trips so that you can get close
to these fantastic animals. Try to scream at a pack of howler
monkeys and you will discover that they will answer you back
in their own very special manner.
Reptiles and Amphibians
As the river San Juan is so rich on fish this also attracts
predators like the Caiman (see picture above). We arrange
both day and night trips where we go "photo hunting"
for this majestic animal.
You can also see poison arrow frogs of all kinds of colours
and shape. See species such as the Dentrobates pumilio, the
Phyllobates lugubris or the Dentrobates auratus in the nearby
rainforest just 20 meters away from the cabins!
and other insects
A lot different species of birds live around the lodge, and
you will see many migratory birds from North America.
The biodiversity of Sabalos and its surroundings also attracts
beautiful butterflies of all the colours of the rainbow. And
if your in to big beetles and hairy spiders you can just go
with our guide into the rainforest and he will find it for
Please do not introduce any wild animal to our environment,
and we do not support to take away any animal from our environment.