$315 / night
Total guests, Nights

Casa Yalula - A Colonial Jewel of Granada – Home 4096440 House

  • 4 bedrooms
  • 10 sleeps
  • 3 nights min stay

Casa Yalula - A Colonial Jewel of Granada – Home 4096440

  • House
  • 4 bedrooms
  • sleeps 10
  • 3 nights min stay

Key Info

  • Child Friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed

Description from owner


Granada- the Jewel of Nicaragua nominated to become a UNESCO World Heritage Site. What better way to experience the history and architecture of this incredibly diverse city than by staying in the colonial home of Casa Yalula?. Casa Yalula was built in 1900 and exemplifies the beauty of the Moorish influenced Spanish architecture of this time, while embracing all of these classic features, Casa Yalula has been completely updated for your modern day needs making it nothing short of a luxurious accommodation right in the center of it all. Daily cleaning, wifi, cable tv, wireless internet, washer and dryer you will want for nothing during your stay. The home is a perfect space for a romantic getaway, family vacation or group of friends looking to enjoy one space to for those conversations that go late into the night. Lofty ceilings, soft natural light, hand carved wood pillars, beams and stair cases, bright colors, local art and the owners attention to detail make Casa Yalula the perfect location for your stay here in Historic Granada- with incomparable access to all the historical sites, restaurants and nightlife you are here to experience!

Each room of Casa Yalula opens to the courtyard space- a highlight of Spanish architecture of this time. This allows for fresh air to fill the home and for conversation to flow effortlessly. This makes the traditional courtyard space the heart of the home so what better space is there for the 25m private pool. This incredible private outdoor area is the perfect location to catch some rays and enjoy a cold drink as you laze away an afternoon in the tropics. There is no more perfect place to escape the heat of the afternoon and focus on relaxing the often forgotten aspect of a vacation. Enjoy a morning, afternoon or day of reading here - Casa Yalula has a library of books for your reading pleasure while at the home.

From the street you enter the home into the grand main salon, cooled by large ceiling fans, this airy space with incredible ceilings with the original wood paneled ceiling is decorated with hand painted tiles and beautiful locally crafted furniture, a 32” TV with DVD player and a large DVD collection are located in this room and once you see the comfy extra wide couches it’s likely a night in will be on the itinerary.

Located right off the courtyard/pool area is the kitchen space a mixture of modern appliances, custom furniture and traditional setting within the home. Natural light fills the space during the daytime hours and you need not go far from the pool for a snack or perhaps a refill on a cold drink. High quality stainless steal appliances, beautiful wood accents and a curated collection of art make this an ideal place to try your hand at creating a meal with Nicaragua’s bounty of fresh ingredients, all the kitchen tools you require are here for your use. The custom, hand hewn table will seat your entire group comfortably with more than enough space for eight guests making for a memorable space to enjoy a homemade meal.

The bedroom locations are spread throughout the home to allow for maximum privacy for large groups. Climb up the stunning floating staircase hand crafted with local woods to the second level of the home, here you will find the marvelous master bedroom. This incredibly romantic space has a comfortable queen bed, full bath, air conditioning and a fabulous wood deck where you can view the cupolas of the Main Cathedral and on a clear day, Volcano Mombacho. Enjoy a solar heated shower in your private en suite The room also has it's own 25” flat screen TV. The second upper level bedroom features two twin beds, a full bath and air conditioning as well as a Juliette balcony.

On the main/lower level of Casa Yalula there are two en suite bedrooms, each with full baths, A/C and comfortable queen sized beds, soft new linens make for a comfortable nights sleep. The front bedroom has a lovely private patio space with Adirondack chairs to enjoy not to be outdone the back bedroom features access to beautiful private courtyard.

An English and Spanish speaking “meet and greet” is included in the cost of rental and are experts on Granada. The team at GPS can help you arrange a variety of activities in the area including zip line, horse back riding, boat cruises, coffee tours, professional onsite massages, and Spanish lessons.

Please don’t hesitate to ask us for tips about Granada and surrounding area. We are happy to provide you with our list of favorites activities or restaurants.

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • No pets allowed

Bed & bathroom

  • Bedroom 1: Queen Bed
    Bedroom 2: Queen Bed
    Bedroom 3: Queen Bed
    Bedroom 4: 2 Twin beds
    Beds in other rooms: Sofa beds
  • 4 Full baths, 1 Half bath


  • Air conditioning
  • Internet access
  • Dishwasher
  • Satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Stereo system
  • Linen provided

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  • Not suitable for wheelchair users


Check in time: 14:00, Check out time: 12:00
If you have any questions about check-in or check-out times, please contact the owner/manager.
This rental can only be paid for online through FlipKey using your credit/debit card or PayPal (never by bank or wire transfer).
Please contact the owner


Change of plans? No problem. You could receive a partial or full refund, depending on when you cancel.

Booking confirmed

100% refund within 24 hours after booking (provided the stay is at least 60 days away).

24 hours after booking

50% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 8 weeks before check-in.

8 weeks before

25% refund of the amount paid (minus the booking fee*) if cancelled at least 4 weeks before check-in.

4 weeks before

No refund if cancelled less than 4 weeks before check-in.

Check-in date

* The booking fee is stated in the cancellation policy information on the payment page. This fee helps us run our secure platform and enables us to provide 24/7 customer support

House rules

Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check-in is after 2PM
Three night minimum
We have included 10% for electricity consumption (stay for 3 or 7 nights), if you go over this amount will have to pay the difference.


About the owner

Janice G.
Calendar last updated:
17 May 2022
Years listed:
Based in:
United States
Overall rating:

Languages spoken: English, Spanish





Very Good
13 reviews

Very Good


Reviewed 28 Jul 2019

The house has a big pool and is nice to entertain, but we had problems with the fridge. We were told a technician would come and fix it it didnt happen,we were promised a cooler we never got it. Techn… More

“We loved Casa Yalula!”

Reviewed 30 Jul 2017

Our stay at Casa Yalula was great! The house is beautiful, well maintained, and located at a walking distance from La Calzada. The staff was very friendly and helpful and the cleaning assistant always… More

Response from the owner We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay in Casa Yalula. It was a pleasure to assist you. We hope to see you soon!

“Oasis in the City”

Reviewed 19 Feb 2017

This house has everything going for it. If you want to splurge this is it. The only lap sized pool in Grenada. Perfect party set up with clean spacious rooms surrounding the pool. Great views. Close t… More

Response from the owner Thanks so much for your review of Casa Yalula. We are so happy you enjoyed the house. Our goal at GPS is to make sure each client has a memorable stay and we are happy to know we did our job. We look forward to having you with us again!

“Gorgeous house and great location”

Reviewed 8 Aug 2016

I had the chance to stay at Casa Yalula this past July and it to say it was gorgeous seems an understatement. The home was stylish, comfortable and perfectly located to explore Granada on foot. The … More

Response from the owner It is really nice to here that you enjoyed your stay in Casa Yalula. We hope to see you in a future! Regards, Elizabeth Reservation Manager


Reviewed 21 Sep 2015

We have been to Nicaragua before but we usually stay in the beautiful San Juan area. Due to bringing our grand daughter for the first time, we wanted to expose her to some of the historical aspects of… More

Response from the owner Thank you for your review. One thing that you failed to mention in the review was that the door was not locked when your husband ran out for a few minutes. This is a very poor country and people will take advantage where they can and ,unfortunately, an unlocked door is an invitation to steal. I am sorry for your loss and I did contact the police several times for a report to send to you. I also spoke to you personally as did my manager more than once. I am sorry you feel we did not respond to you to your satisfaction.

“Lovely respite”

Reviewed 24 Mar 2015

I found this place after I called the owners of two other places I had wanted to rent but were already booked - both recommended Casa Yalula. It's perfectly located 1.5 blocks from the main squa… More

Response from the owner Thank you for your review of Casa Yalula. I am very happy you enjoyed the house and that your vacation was a memorable one. We look forward to seeing you in the future!

“Beautiful Stay”

Reviewed 19 Feb 2015

Casa Yalula is beautiful and spacious home in the center of Granada. It is very well managed. Our whole family, which included small children, enjoyed very much our 4 day stay. My daughter rented this… More

Response from the owner Thank you so much for your review. I am so happy you enjoyed the house and that your vacation was a pleasant one. GPS strives to make each and every guests comfortable and content.

“Beautiful house with pool, great location”

Reviewed 1 Dec 2013

The courtyard is the crown jewel of the house. This refreshing and inviting swimming pool must be one of the longest pools in this town. The other side of the courtyard is a beautiful kitchen/bar wi… More

“What a Joy”

Reviewed 21 Feb 2013

Our stay in Granada was very brief, our arrival (and meeting with rental company (GPS Nicaragua) was quick, we raced in to drop our luggage and were off to see the sites. Upon our arrival we were imme… More

“Wedding family group who just loved it!”

Reviewed 10 Jun 2011

Had a great time in Granada and Casa Yalua was a big part of it! My two small granddaughters taking swimming lessons loved the pool. Friends staying in other houses would walk in and go WOW, What a Po… More

Response from the owner I am so happy you enjoyed Casa Yalula. The pool is the greatest feature of the house and it is the only one like it in Granada. Yes, the street noise does tend to be a bit high in the city and I am glad it did not bother your granddaughters. We hope to see you again in Granada and we are very proud you liked the house and the staff at GPS.

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Send Janice (the owner) an email through the contact form on this page. Alternatively, if there’s a phone number on this page, you can call them.

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Occasionally, you will pay a damage deposit up front as part of the total rental cost. In this case, the owner has 10 days after you check out to report any damage. If they don’t, we’ll return your deposit. If their claim is successful, we’ll deduct the agreed cost and return the remainder.

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How do I make changes to my booking?

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If Janice (the owner) agrees, they’ll send you a revised quote outlining the changes. You can review and accept/decline this from the Manage your booking page. You’ll have 48 hours to take action before the revised quote expires.

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