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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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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm pleased to see on returning to Nicaragua after a 12-year absence that this is still doing the business. It's brilliantly located overlooking the bay and has expanded up the hill with three infinity pools. It looks wonderful. But there are some buts. Food is good rather than excellent. Service is slow - a 40 minute wait for a main... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We couldn't have asked for a better Honeymoon destination! San Juan is absolutely beautiful and had everything we were looking for in a relaxing, yet fun and adventurous honeymoon. The staff is very friendly and helpful in arranging activities, etc. ATV tours, horseback tours through the jungle and private beach, sailing, zip lines, waterfalls, and great surf spots. The view... More 

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Thank Anthony C
Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our week in San Juan del Sur, with accommodations at Pelican Eyes, was fantastic. We loved our casa, the view of the bay from our veranda, the delicious food at the restaurant, early morning swims in the pool, and the peaceful atmosphere. We had relaxing, expert massages from Karla, Edith, and Ninoska at the Tranquila Day Spa. And we went... More 

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Ramsey, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family of four rented a two bedroom from the owner and it was a beautiful space. It is located close enough to the town to walk in and enjoy San Juan Del Sur. Highly recommend the sailboat excursion that the resort runs. The food was edible but not very interesting. Most of the staff do not speak English, since... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This place is pretty, and the view is nice, but there was a serious ant problem when we were there. They were red fire ants along with many more of different sizes and colors. I'm not exaggerating when i say they were all over the place. It was so stressful. The hotel folks would come spray a bunch of ant... More 

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McKinney, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The unit we staying in sits high on the hill offering panoramic views of San Juan del Sur below. Staff is friendly and accommodating. The 2 bedroom unit is well-equipped with full kitchen, several outdoor areas. Water dispenser nice to have. One of the 4 AC units kept going out and they would send someone to fix right away. One... More 

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Castle Pines, Colorado
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015

We had 3 rooms but were only able to use 2 because of the ant problem. The room we did not use had ants in the bed, crawling out of the sink and the toilet. The other two rooms had ants as well but it wasn't as bad (just the walls and floor). The food was mediocre and over priced.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

We traveled to Nicaragua in June 2015 with my girlfriend and stayed at this hotel for 3 nights in a row. It was just incredible. Rooms are huge, placed in a villa setting which adds privacy and a sense of "house" to each of them. The food at the restaurant is just great and prices, although slightly more expensive than... More 

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San Jose, Costa Rica
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2015

The place is cute, has great views, you rest well and do not need to know more about the world. I hope to return soon with my mate to this beautiful place. The hotel is on a hill, so you occupy beach shuttle.

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

San Juan del Sur was the second leg of our vacation in Nicaragua. For our first, we had a wonderful stay in Granada at a guest house, and that set the bar for everywhere else. We were here during Thanksgiving week. Our friends had made the hotel arrangements for our group. Before arriving, I had read the reviews on this... More 

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