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Pelican Eyes Resort and Spa

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De la Parroquia 1 1/2 cuadras al este, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The place to stay in SJDS. We were up the mountain so too far to walk around resort. They delivered baggage to room. Huge room with modern amenities. Nice view of Pacific Ocean. Tough resort to walk unless close to front desk. Luckily, our Niece had a car which eased our transportation concerns. When we used the hotel truck, the... More 

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Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Instead of a room we were given a house. A house you could only get to by SUV. It was far larger then we wanted. There were 141 steps up to the pool. Many too many down to reception. We booked for 2 nights but only stayed 1.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in Pelican Eyes for almost a week for our Honeymoon and it was perfect. First they upgraded us to one of the villas they have on the end overlooking the Valley, with a private swimming pool and a lot of space. Breakfasts were truly heaven, the view from the infinity pool was just breathtaking and the staff was... More 

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New York City, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While the hotel is set on a hill with a beautiful view over the bay and the swimming pools are really nice, it is overall overpriced and the staff is unprofessional. Another issue is the fact that housekeeping doesn't clean the accommodations properly, which becomes a real problem given the invasion of giant ants (there were lots of dead ants... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at the, "Casa Tocote" on the top of the hill (1 week). Great exercise making the trip up to the room. The main pool provides an excellent resting spot as you reminisce over what you think you might have done the night before at one of the wild bars in downtown. The restaurant though breakfast was comped was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first time visiting Nicaragua and we loved it. The hotel had spectacular views and was close to the town. The staff was friendly. There were a lot of stairs but we made it up and down. Great exercise tho. The spa services were great and cheap. Family friendly. We stayed in the Brazil villa. Too many bugs for my... More 

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Berkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As far as I noticed, every room (which are actually like small houses) had a breathtaking view of the bay. Stayed up the hill at Casa Brazil and loved having a cozy, yet spacious little house for ourselves. Bathroom was huge. At first had some trouble having our rental car up the hill, but after a couple of times, we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thank you to the Pelican Eyes team for an amazing wedding. We couldn't have asked for anything more. We thought that planing a wedding in Nicaragua from the United States would be a challenge. However, Joel and his team did an amazing job of putting everything together and allowing us to just have fun with our friends and family. They... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first time in Nicaragua..we visited Granada, Ometepe Island and choose to end our stay here in San Juan del sur at the Pelican eyes resort. We were pleasantly surprised ...breathtaking views, great food, excellent accommodations. Many others reported too many stairs however we did not find the stairs an issue. If we were to return, we would... More 

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Columbus, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

You may think it's far from the town and beach, but it's only about four blocks. Don't let the guidebooks fool you, suggesting that you're staying way up in the hills. Magnificent rooms; ask for #101 if available: close to the pool and restaurant, beautiful view of the harbor. Be careful, do not ask for one of their king-size deluxe... More 

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