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Pelican Eyes Resort and Spa

4.0 of 5 Resort   |   De la Parroquia 1 1/2 cuadras al este, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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Ranked #12 of 20 hotels in San Juan del Sur
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2007
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    4 of 5 stars
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    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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2007

In general our 3 day stay was very enjoyable. The layout of the resort is excellent as well as the archtecture of the villas. The fact that the cats were jumping on our laps several times during dinner and breakfast is unbearable. And the way the lady manager then was carrying the cats on her arms and loving them didn't... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2007

Great place to stay!! I just came back from Nicaragua, and spent the last three days at Pelican Eyes,and it was wonderful! We had the two story two bedroom casa and it was beautiful,with a great view of the town and ocean. The food was great and the staff wonderful. I could go on and on about the layout and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2007

We have stayed at Piedras y Olas twice over the last year for several days each time. It is wonderfully conceived and executed as a low key, relatively small, definitely Central American resort with an emphasis on both visitor comfort and local community well-being. In our experience the hotel's setting is gorgeous, rooms are spectacular in design, house-keeping has been... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2007

We stayed for three nights in December 06. It was a fantastic hotel with brilliant facilites. We hired a small villa which I would highly recommend. The restaurant was excellent and a great breakfast was included. It was a short walk down a steep driveway into San Juan del Sur but worth it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2006

Spent five nights at Pelican Eyes leading up to Christmas...overall an excellent resort, with a few caveats. As the other reviews mention, this resort is built into the side of a hill, overlooking the town of SJDS and the bay - awesome views, very quiet and peaceful....original casitas and villas were built first and they continue to build up the... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2006

First of all, I want to point out that it's much easier to write a positive review on Tripadvisor. If you access my other pages, you will see that I have written many positive reviews for other hotels, including the Casa San Francisco in Granada. Unfortunately I cannot write a positive one about Hotel Pelican Eyes, as there are some... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2006

Beatiful hotel without an inch of grounds that is not planned with building or landscaping. Service and security to the point of being militant. There were workers everywhere. We loved the place. The food was great. It was very private and beautiful. Two great pool areas with nice views of San Juan Del Sur. Downsides: There is a lot of... More

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Address: De la Parroquia 1 1/2 cuadras al este, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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Location: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > San Juan del Sur
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Pelican Eyes Resort and Spa 4*
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Pelican Eyes Hotel San Juan Del Sur
Hotel Pelican Eyes
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Pelican Eyes Resort And Spa Nicaragua/San Juan Del Sur

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#3 Spa Hotel in San Juan del Sur #6 Romantic Hotel in San Juan del Sur #9 On the Beach Hotel in San Juan del Sur
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Pelican Eyes Resort & Spa offers a stunning hillside location and panoramic views of San Juan del Sur and the ocean beyond. Our infinity pools, spacious accommodations, romantically lush gardens, wonderful restaurants, open air bars, and one-of-a-kind San Juan Del Sur coastline sailing adventure are a unique experience.A visit to our Tranquila Day Spa is an experience of sheer indulgence. We offer a menu of massage and body treatments to ensure that you truly relax on your romantic Nicaraguan getaway. Experience more of Nicaragua with day trips to Granada or the artisan markets in Masaya. Here at the resort, open air yoga classes, water aerobics, and active local excursions (arranged by our concierge) help keep you fit while visiting paradise. Even our brick stairs—winding up the hillside — contribute to the cause!Our San Juan del Sur hotel’s mission is to provide a unique and memorable Nicaragua vacation experience in every aspect of your stay. Our friendly staff endeavors to fulfill every possible need or special request (and to predict those wishes perhaps not yet even realized!)No request is too big or too small. Let us know what we can do to enhance your stay in paradise. ... more   less 
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