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San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just one night, that's all it took. And I was hooked. Our room had - and really it appeared as if all the rooms have - a incredible view. The private bay/cove was calm and warm, with paddle boards at the ready. Our room was exquisite, tastefully decorated, with modern conveniences, hand-crafted everything and more than enough room. Prior to...

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GuestRelations_Aqua, Guest Relations Manager at Aqua Wellness Resort, responded to this review

Dear jpstonehouse, Thank you so much for your amazing review. Our staff will be glad to hear about your experience with us. We can't wait for you to come back and get hooked again!

brooklyn NY
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just returned from a 6 night stay. The beach is fabulous and I liked the natural setting with the accommodations built into the hillside . Of course this means many stairs, but I prefer it to the manicured landscaping of most resorts. We took a yoga class each morning and this added a lot to our experience. There are...

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Paris, France
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We enjoyed every part of our stay: - Yoga: Chloé and Christian are very experienced teachers. They were always very attentive to our needs and always keen on giving tips to visit Aqua's surroundings and Nicaragua's must sees. Whether you're a complete beginner or at a more advanced level you will definitely enjoy their classes. - Rooms: The rooms are...

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Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My sister and I stayed here for 3 nights in January 2017 and loved every minute! The yoga classes are exceptional, the beach is gorgeous and the room was stunning. There was some construction underway that may have bothered us if we had spent time in the room during the day, but we were on the beach so it didn't...

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I really wanted to like this place but unfortunately left with a bad taste, I was poorly treated from the get go, had really bad food, and paid a lot of money for it. Pros: - Beautiful setting - Rooms in a forest environment with ocean view - Beautiful beach Cons: - Staff is clueless. Some are very nice but...

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Stephanie L, Guest Relations Manager at Aqua Wellness Resort, responded to this review

Dear Luchy1309, Thank you for taking the time to write a reply. Our spot in Nicaragua really is a magical place. The rain we had this year provided us with a gorgeous canopy for the monkeys and birds to wander in. There is no excuse for bad service and quality. We strive for a great experience and a high level...

tahoe
Reviewed 24 January 2017

The staff at this property works so hard I wish I could give it more stars. The yoga progam is top notch even! But Aqua is focused on expanding at the expense of maintaining what they have and it shows. Given their pricing you would expect everything to be perfect and it's not. In my room walls were dinghy, floors...

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Stephanie L, Guest Relations Manager at Aqua Wellness Resort, responded to this review

Dear tahoeskierTahoe, Thank you for noticing just how hard our staff works. I will be sure and pass on the kudos to our yoga instructors. I know they will be happy to hear that you were. Gigante is a great place to walk to if you feel like seeing the area. I am glad you were able to explore the...

Voorhees, New Jersey
Reviewed 24 January 2017

This was my husband and my first time traveling to Nicaragua. The country exceeded our expectations. After a busy trip, our 3 night stay at Aqua was the perfect ending. There is not a bad view from anywhere in the resort. Our suite was just a few short steps to the gorgeous white sand beach. The yoga class and massages...

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Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

We returned to Aqua last June for a week and spent our honeymoon there in May of 2013. This place is truly one of a kind and worth the value as long as you align your expectations ahead of time. You should know before you go that this is not an all inclusive style resort like those in Cancun or...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

I don't normally write bad reviews but this place really deserves it. It's no more a four star hotel than A hamburger chain is a four star restaurant. We had a luxury suite on the beach which had a lovely view and was acceptable but not for the prices charged. The staff have no idea what they're doing, not their...

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Stephanie L, Guest Relations Manager at Aqua Wellness Resort, responded to this review

Dear LetItBeReal, I am so sorry to hear you felt like your time spent at Aqua was an expensive disaster. Our locally hired staff does work very hard at making your stay wonderful and makes every effort to please. After being notified by our Front Desk, our General Manager made an immediate attempt to speak with you and because you...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

It was a great place to chill and relax after long time working. Every morning you will wake up with ocean sound and birds singing. They have lovely staff. The manager of the restaurant was a French Sympa girl called charlotte, I needed a cigarette and she gave me hers, very very polite and nice staff. Great food. Lots of...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Aqua is a luxurious eco- and wellness resort with a private white-sand beach on Nicaragua's picturesque Emerald Coast. Guest accommodations are set in beautifully crafted Tree Houses on a wooded hillside overlooking the ocean. All have decks; some have full kitchens and outdoor plunge pools. Guests enjoy yoga classes, spa treatments and hiking, and water activities including stand-up paddle boarding, snorkeling, kayaking, surfing and fishing. Our guides take guests for excursions to nearby colonial cities, parks and volcanoes. Aqua's open-air bar/lounge and restaurant, with its wood-burning pizza oven and menu of healthy international cuisine made with local ingredients, are directly adjacent to the beach. The lush forest that envelops Aqua is alive with spider and howler monkeys, and a wide variety of colorful tropical birds. Aqua is the perfect spot for a destination wedding, a honeymoon, an active family vacation -- or a serene getaway where you can enjoy nature and one of the most idyllic beaches in Nicaragua. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aqua Wellness Resort

Address: 1 Redonda Bay, Playa Redonda, Nicaragua
Region: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > Playa Redonda
Price Range: $287 - $468 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Aqua Wellness Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 50
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 of 5 bubbles 498sarinag, 26 Feb 2017 | Read review
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“had a room high up in the forest , very quiet and away from it all- hike to the beach though”
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“Sapote LS was amazing!”
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