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Pelican Eyes Resort and Spa

1595 Post Rd. E.
De la Parroquia, 1.5 cuadras al este
San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
TEL: 310-776-9364

The whitewashed façades, red tejas­-tiled roofs, and tropical gardens of the Pelican Eyes Resort & Spa have become something of a landmark in this tiny Nicaraguan fishing village. What began as a local sailing charter business has evolved into 69 spacious units (houses, smaller townhouses, and studios) with hardwood accents and terracotta floor tiles—all perched on a hill overlooking San Juan del Sur Rivas’s horseshoe bay. Admire the yachts below while floating in one of three infinity pools; indulge in an invigorating coffee-and-cocoa wrap at the spa; or sample a Creole-style dish of fresh-caught red snapper with fried plantains at La Canoa restaurant. Then take advantage of the hotel’s prime location—it’s the only full-service resort in town.


Room to Book:

Privacy seekers opt for the secluded Casa Ruso, a two-bedroom white-adobe villa with its own plunge pool, a full-service kitchen, and uninterrupted sea views.


Insider Tip:

Guests are offered reduced rates on the hotel’s instructor-led Vinyasa yoga sessions, held on a wooden deck overlooking the town.



Open / Closes
  • All-Inclusive
  • Accessible by Public Transportation
  • Adjoining Rooms
  • Business Center
  • Concierge
  • Destination Spa
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Family Friendly
  • Gym/Fitness Center
  • Green/Eco-Friendly
  • Gay Friendly
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Laundry Service
  • Maid Service
  • Meal Plan
  • Parking Available
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Turndown
  • WiFi
  • Water Sports

Number of Bars: 2

Year Opened: 1999

Number of Suites:

Number of Pools: 3


Number of Rooms: 69


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