Luxury Hotel Review: Aqua Wellness Resort, Emerald Coast Nicaragua

Luxury Hotel Review: Aqua Wellness Resort, Emerald Coast Nicaragua @aquanicaragua

BZFLAG Medina Central America, Luxury Hotel Review, Travel Blog 21 Comments

This natural and secluded haven sits on a private cove just North of Costa Rica on the Emerald Coast, surround by lush, tropical greenery, built using sustainable materials and techniques by local people offering much work for the community. Being able to blend in to the forest that envelops the resort creates the perfect atmosphere for guests in search of meditation, yoga and massage therapy in an idyllic setting.

Aqua Wellness Resort Nicaragua 6

After 6 hours travelling I made it to this oceanside paradise just in time for the afternoon Yin Yoga class and immediately felt so inspired about our future yoga and massage resort! The friendly staff helped me with my heavy backpack and guided me to my magical home for the next few days and I instantly felt the stress of travelling disappear, thank you so much Aqua Nicaragua Wellness Resort for welcoming me here!

Aqua Wellness Resort Nicaragua

You can check details and latest rates on , or or visit their directly.

Don’t just take our word for it though, check out their reviews on

SM Monkey - Section Dividers 1600 px

 

ACCOMMODATION

The whole resort is made up of tree-house-like structures and my Tree House Suite was like a dream forest cottage. Furnished in a very sustainable yet elegant style, I absolutely loved swimming alone in my private plunge pool and lazing in the hammock while visualizing my future resort just like this one. I even had a whole fully fitted kitchen, although I didn’t use it and made the most of the delicious food in the restaurant instead.

Resort Cottage in Aqua Wellness Resort Nicaragua

Other options of accommodation are a Tree House Studio (minus kitchen),  Tree Houses with two or three bedrooms for larger groups.

Kitchen in Aqua Wellness Resort Nicaragua

Resort Cottage in Aqua Wellness Resort Nicaragua

Aqua Wellness Resort Nicaragua

Resort Cottage in Aqua Wellness Resort Nicaragua

My Tree House Luxury Suite Featured:

– 550 square feet

– king bed

– writing desk

– ensuite bathroom with teak shower

– lounge area

– fully equipped kitchen

– outdoor deck space with rocking chairs

– private plunge pool

– A/C

– wifi

– room cell phone

SM Monkey - Section Dividers 1600 px

AREA GUIDE

From lazing on the gorgeous white-sand beach to world-class surfing this area provides so many options of activity. On your doorstop you will find amazing hikes, fishing and kayaking, and once you’re tired of watersports make a day-trip to the colonial city of Granada to take in the sights and sounds of its colourful streets. Costa Rica’s much cheaper neighbor has so much to offer and Aqua Resort is the ideal spot to base yourself to make the most of it all.

Aqua Wellness Resort Nicaragua

Although remote and peaceful, Nicaragua’s international airport is only a two-hour drive away (or 20 minutes for visitors arriving by helicopter…!)

SM Monkey - Section Dividers 1600 px

TIPS

Make use of the awesome yoga platform with open sides overlooking the ocean for the dream serene yoga experience, I was practicing both morning and afternoon! Aqua offers all guests free use of eco-friendly mats, straps, blankets and wooden blocks to be used in individual practice or in group class. And don’t worry if this is your first time trying yoga, all abilities are welcome.

Try out Aqua Spa’s signature treatment the “Organic Cacao Body Polish,” this scrub uses organic yoghurt, honey and Nicaraguan, to leave your skin hydrated and silky-smooth.

Aqua supports a local pre-school with very limited facilities and materials by being a member of Pack for a Purpose. When packing your suitcase save a little room for anything you may like to donate like pens, pencils, notebooks etc.

SM Monkey - Section Dividers 1600 px

AMENITES

Set on the secluded beach of Redonda Bay, this place really is a must-visit! So far it’s my favorite beach in all the places I’ve ever been (we’ve visited many islands and beaches including the Maldives) but this place is beyond awesome, my suggestion is go now before it becomes really famous which I think will probably happen in the next few years!

Aqua Wellness Resort Nicaragua 2

The resort has some really special features as well as this white sand beach including a Spa with a single and double treatment room, yoga platform overlooking the sea, water sports equipment, beachside bar, hearth oven bakery and finally an impressive organic restaurant open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

SM Monkey - Section Dividers 1600 px

FOOD

I can’t imagine a better way to enjoy breakfast than gazing out over the pristine ocean following a morning yoga session; I wish I could start every day like this! Aqua’s Beachfront Restaurant is open-air and its dishes are entirely organic and hormone-free, sourced from local farmers and fishermen. They also offer a creative menu of freshly-squeezed smoothies and juices from tropical fruits and nuts (try the Funky Monkey), and coffee lovers will be treated to locally grown organic Nicaraguan coffee beans.

Aqua Wellness Resort Nicaragua

The extensive menu has something for all guests with international dishes among their Nicaraguan specialties; I loved the Churrasco which is a Nicaguaran barbeque. Also don’t miss pizza night on Thursdays! Guests with dietary requirements will also be specially catered for on request.

A really great experience here is the complimentary chocolate-making class as Nicaragua is known for its high quality cacao beans. Private classes can also be arranged for guests looking to learn more about healthy cooking, traditional Nicaraguan dishes and even raw-food cuisine.

SM Monkey - Section Dividers 1600 px

PEOPLE

What’s the secret of successful AND happy people? They meditate, visualize and take action! That’s exactly what the owners here at Aqua Wellness Resort have done in creating this unique, peaceful oasis allowing guests to come and learn about nature, yoga and meditation and sustainability. It’s clear that all of the staff here feel strongly about the importance of caring for their environment while welcoming guests to enjoy it and everything it has to offer, thank you for a truly amazing stay!

Aqua Wellness Resort Nicaragua

SM Monkey - Section Dividers 1600 px

Note: This is a sponsored hotel stay with Aqua Wellness Resort, Nicaragua and all opinions and text are all mine! Thank you to everyone we met who helped to make this such a special experience.

Monkey DividersAre you on Pinterest? Pin these!

 

Facebook Comments

comments

Comments 21

  1. Love the simply yet looks so fresh food offering. everything in this resort is so calm and that what an accommodation should be.

  2. Omg! You’ve been in paradise! You are so lucky to be sponsored a trip in such beautiful place. I can only imagine how serene and relaxing the resort is!

  3. WOAHH!!!! the place looks so serene and perfect. The interior is the second thing I like here. It’s so rustic yet classy at the same time.

  4. Such a lovely place. Looking at it is relaxing already. This is indeed a perfect place to bond with your family and friends,

  5. Oh, this is the life! It must have been so relaxing. I’m so intrigued to see the whole of the private plunge pool. It looks like it’s for one but I wonder how big it is.

  6. That’s what I call a dream holiday destination ! The beach looks breath taking , like these travel magazine images . The acommodation as well , top deal ! Nicaragua , hm , I never expected it to be that stunning.

  7. Grabeee this is so beautiful! I never had a chance to stay on a tree house and this is not your typical tree house. It’s luxurious. With a lovely view!

  8. Just from the two photos above, I already fell in love with the resort. I would love to have a getaway there too someday with my family. I’d love the outdoor pool and the fact that it’s a treehouse. Looks really quiet and relaxing there so I can just imagine how fun it was for you to be able to stay there.

    Great review!

  9. Wow. I had to share thi son y FB page. This is a place I could see myself spending a week in. Oh my. The tree house is amazing. I love the outdoors. Thanks for sharing

  10. This seems a stunning place. However, if I find myself in Nicaragua, I don’t think I’ll be staying here. I won’t be forced to go out and see the actual beauty of Nicaragua outside of a high-end resort. Thanks for the information, though. By the way, we also have something similar to this in El Nido resorts.

  11. What a stunning place. It looks cool and airy. Perfect for communing with nature without sacrifing the amenities.

  12. The Aqua Wellness Resort sounds brilliant, somewhere you could experience the culture and unwind at the same time.

  13. This place looks gorgeous and somewhere I would love to be. Amazing views and fantastic interior for a getaway!

  14. Gorgeous photos, BZFLAG! I sure could use a week there! Seems like boutique wellness resort are becoming very popular. Yoga by the ocean sounds perfect. Did you feel fully rejuvenated?

Leave a Reply

COPYRIGHT DISCLAIMER:Many of the articles on BZFLAG Travel Group are guest posts by a number of Approved Contributors and are hosted by BZFLAG Travel Group. Approved Contributors control their own work and post freely to our site. This includes all text and images that they use within their own work. All contributors are instructed to follow internationally recognised copyright and intellectual property guidelines. BZFLAG Travel Group takes its own responsibilities very seriously, so if you feel that any part of this work is abusive in any way, please send us an email so that we can investigate - [email protected]


DISCLOSURE: Please note that some of the links above are affiliate links. So when you make a purchase we sometimes make a small commission, at no extra cost to you. The cost to you remains the same, sometimes even cheaper if we have negotiated a special deal for our readers.We use all of the companies we have listed here and that’s why they are in this list, but of course we need to keep BZFLAG Travel Group running as well as it can, which is exactly what you’re helping with if you do decide to buy or book something through an affiliate link! If you have any more questions about the companies we use or any other companies you’re looking at, just email us and we’ll be happy to help.Please see our full disclaimer page for more information.