This is an example of our preferred hotel, though availability is not guaranteed. If a given hotel is not available for your tour date, we will reserve you a room at a hotel of similar appeal and quality in the same area.
Aqua Wellness Resort
Nestled on a private white sand beach along Nicaragua\'s Pacific coast, almost hidden amongst the treetops, lives Aqua Wellness Resort, a resort like no other. Private, secluded villas, constructed of sustainable hardwoods and furnished by local artisans are your home while you enjoy Nicaragua at it\'s purest.
Laze your days away admiring Playa la Redonda, the private white sand beach or perhaps spoil yourself with professional spa and wellness offerings. For the active types regain your spirit with yoga in one of the most beautiful settings you can imagine or cast your line into some of the most productive fishing waters anywhere.
Wander down to the pristine white beach and welcoming Pacific Ocean. Hang out on the beachside lounge deck, or tan in private and cool off in your own plunge pool. Dine on your deck, or sip champagne in the beachside Barracuda Bar as the sun goes down. Lie in your bed and gaze at the view, or shower beneath the stars. Do whatever you want.
Sleep soundly and greet each new day with the natural sounds of the ocean waves and Pacific breezes. Dine on locally sourced seafood temptations and truly experience what life is supposed to be like. No, you\'re not dreaming - a place like this does exist - Welcome to Aqua Wellness Resort.
Aqua?s facilities include a full services spa with two treatment rooms (a single and double treatment room), one of Nicaragua?s finest organic restaurants for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and room service, a beachside bar, hearth oven bakery, oceanside yoga platform, and the centerpiece of the resort, a beautiful white sandy beach with chairs, loungers, and water sports equipment for your enjoyment.
?Bromelia? restaurant at Aqua is focused on healthy local cuisine with contemporary style and flair. Fresh fish, seafood and fruits are emphasized. Chef Ben is a master of organic cuisine, and also runs a farm off the grid on the volcanic island of Ometepe. The resort is proud to make all their own breads and to source all the pure ingredients from local farms, the fertile, high mineral volcanic island of Ometepe and increasingly from crops on the property.
A variety of dishes is offered, and the chef will happily try to accommodate any personal requests or dietary restrictions that you may have. A variety of special dining options are available, including secluded beach picnics or romantic candle lit private dinners at your villa. The chef will even cook up your catch of the day! Nutritional consultation and raw food classes are also offered on site for any guests looking to further their pursuit of this cornerstone of wellness.
Barracuda Bar ? located right at the water, with stunning sunset views and a relaxed nica vibe is the perfect spot to hang out and have a drink after an active day, and is also happy to serve you on the beach.
The guest rooms at Aqua are part of elevated treetop villa houses. Handbuilt villas blend modern chic with local materials. The creature comforts you would expect to cocoon you in the forest are here, framed by locally sourced hardwoods, thatched gazebos and traditional artwork. Each villa is just footsteps from the beach, yet designed with privacy in mind. Nestled amidst an indigenous forest, enter a sanctuary haven of rest and relaxation, where you can feel at one with the environment. A fusion of indoor and outdoor space where time becomes your own.
The hotel guest rooms at Aqua are individually keyed access ensuite rooms inside of one to three bedroom luxury villas.
Each villa is individually handcrafted by a team of Nicaraguan craftsmen from local hardwoods, hewn stone and glass. Built from certified woods and local materials, the guest rooms blend the best of Nicaraguan materials and fine building techniques with contemporary design.
Bedrooms have an ensuite bathroom with teak or slate rain showers, on-demand hot water, and the option of fan cooling or air conditioning. There are two main room types. Penthouse rooms are two room luxury suites with a King master ensuite bedroom and a separate living room / private dining space. Penthouse rooms have a full kitchen and fridge. The Treehouse rooms are single Queen ensuite bedrooms with whimsical finishes ? some feature outdoor balinese showers.
All rooms include:
- Air Conditioning
- Ceiling Fan
- Hot Water
- Serta? Perfect sleeper mattresses
- Coffee Maker
- Wine Chiller / Mini Bar
- In-room Safe
- Reading Desk and Lamp
- Hanging Closet
- Slate or Teak Showers
Some rooms also have:
- Access to Private Plunge Pools
- Wraparound Sun Decks
- Outdoor Balinese Showers
Nicaragua is a fitting environment for Aqua Wellness Resort because of the purity of the air, ocean, and land, and the abundance of our ecosystem. Aqua?s ?Pure Wellness in Nature? programs make use of classes and treatments incorporating local natural products, materials and techniques. The spa includes a couples and single treatment room, both with showers. A variety of relaxing and stimulating massage, scrubs and treatments are offered that make use of pure ingredients from the land and sea all around.
Aqua?s ocean view yoga deck is a perfect spot to practice, whether you are a beginner or advanced. On site yoga instruction is available with group classes included as part of your experience at Aqua Wellness Resort. Aqua?s secluded 1,100 sq. ft. palm thatched covered open-air hardwood floored platform has a capacity for up to 55 yoga practitioners. Whether stretching, flowing, or meditating, enjoy and absorb the energy from this spectacular ocean and beach view...a yogi?s dream!
Activities from Aqua Wellness Resort
Aqua Wellness Resort offers a complete suite of day trips both on land and by sea. Whether you are interested in getting out onto the water to fish, explore beaches, fishing towns to the north or San Juan Del Sur to the south we offer a number of options. Guests are invited to explore the unparalleled bio-diversity of colorful flora and fauna that makes up the intricate webs of ecosystems and people in places like: Masaya Volcano, Mombacho volcano reserve, the Granada isletas and Ometepe island, a UNESCO world bio-diverstiy site.
On land or on water there are many activities for you right here at Aqua, including hiking, snorkeling, sea kayaking, horseback riding and of course world class surfing. Further afield, day trips for volcano and island tours, tours of coffee plantationas, tobacco rolling, trips to Granada and private islands in lake Nicaragua can be organized.
The local community and surf town of Gigante has a surprisingly active nightlife and a number of charming restaurants only a 15 minute walk away.
Aqua Wellness Resort also offers tours to the Spanish colonial city of Granada, canopy tours in San Juan del Sur and turtle and dolphin/whale watching out on the water and in La Flor national pacific reserve. Aqua offers local tours locally that include: hiking up the ?Pie de Gigante? seacliff to stunning views, mangrove bird watching and traditional fishing instruction.