Hotels in Nicaragua

Hotels in Nicaragua offer the affordable luxury that you are looking for from a tropical destination. You can stay in high-end spa hotels, beachside bed and breakfasts, rainforest eco-hotels or rent a villa if you are planning on an extended stay. Renting a beach house or villa can be a very economical alternative to Nicaragua hotels for a family or large group.

Pelican Eyes Resort and Spa on the bluffs above San Juan Del Sur is one of the best hotels in Nicaragua. With an infinity pool with a view of the Pacific, so you can watch the boats go by. Guests can catch a yoga class on the deck or wander the tropical gardens before hitting the beach for the day.

Nicaragua hotels are often the best resource when it comes to arranging tours or daily adventures. Ask your hotel to recommend a guide for rainforest tours and volcano hikes or charter a boat to take you to the best surf breaks--many of which cannot be reached by car.

The property has low-rent oceanfront rooms for strapped travelers. Walk the 20 paces to the end of the pier, over the dazzling blue-green shallows and into the rustic, colonnaded one-room restaurant.

The property's 20 cabanas overlook an infinity pool.

The hotel was originally built in the 16th century, and in 1995 sensitively restored. The 21 rooms, on two stories, are built around a large courtyard open to the sky. The floors of the rooms are gold-and–terra-cotta tile with a patina of age.

Most guests heading to this thatched-roof resort near La Flor National Park pack hiking boots and swimsuits, anticipating the area’s tropical forests and Pacific Coast beaches. But some also bring books to donate to the school that Morgan’s Rock helps support.