Ecolodge Blue Morpho the new destination in southern Nicaragua

The moment we start our search, we always end up somewhere.
Sometimes we stay longer, other times we just stay for a short time.
So give yourself the time you need.
It doesn't get boring here.


Hello, how are you?

You already found us on the web.

That´s great!

Now just missing to know us personally. 

It is really easy.

We will introduce ourselves first and then explain how you can visit us,
what activities we can offer you and much more information.

You like the idea?

About us:

was a housekeeper in Costa Rica of a wealthy family,
owner of 
Hotel Ilan Ilan and touroperator Mitur S.A., 
where she learnt to cook at the age of 20.
After that Hotel Ilan Ilan, Tortuguero, Costa Rica responsible for the
Hotel & Restaurant for more than 10 years.
Cooking since 2009 at the Blue Morpho Ecolodge

Studies in Nicaragua:
- Certification from INATEC: Cooking & Gastronomy Processes
- Holiday Inn School Select, Managua: Chambermaid and Eticeta & Protocol

Work expirience:
10 years General Manager Hotel Ilan Ilan, Tortuguero, Costa Rica
2021 & 2022: Rotwandhaus in Germany: Chambermaid & Kitchenassistent

Michael started cooking by himself at the age of 23
and with the teaching of his mother
kitchen assistant, waiter and bartender since 2009 at the Blue Morpho Ecolodge

Studies in Germany:
"Tourism- & Eventmanagement" at European Business College

Studies in Nicaragua:
Certification from INATEC & INTUR:
- cooking courses (vegetables / fish / pasta) 
- Tourist Guide
- Holiday Inn School Select, Managua:
Ethics & Protocol

Work expirience:
2003: PADI-Dive-Instructor, Hurghada, Egypt 
2004 & 2005: Receptionist in Punta Leona and guide in Tortuguero, Costa Rica
2020: Alpengasthof & Naturhotel "Die Eng", Austria: Commis de Cuisine & Rang
2021: Rotwandhaus, Germany: Commis de Cuisine
2022: Rotwandhaus, Germany: Chef's assistent
2023: Gasthaus Zwirgi, Switzerland: Commis de Rang


Jordan, our son, is now our new team member. Helps us everywhere, cooking,
serving the dishes, cleaning rooms, maintenance and reservations.
He will pick you up or bring you to the border if you need any transfer.

Studies in Nicaragua:
1-year training in the Technological Center for Hospitality and Tourism, Managua
degree: "
Technician in Pastry and Bakery"

Studies in Spain:
1-year training in "Grupo Fomento", Zaragoza
degree: "Technician in Kitchen and Gastronomy"

Work expirience:
3 years in Hotel Barcelo, Managua, Nicaragua
Chef's assistent & Breakfastcook

Fanny, our good ghost and friend of the family.
If we need more help for special events we call her
and she is allways available to soport us.

Studies in Nicaragua:
Certification from INATEC:
Teacher: Pastry and Bakery

So.... let´s CONTINUE

Guest Comments

I will stay here again and again. Resting up at this lovely place between trip segments made my journey so comfortable and peaceful. Any time I cross the border into, or from, Costa Rica, this will be ...

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