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Aqua Wellness Resort

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1 Redonda Bay, Playa Redonda, Nicaragua
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Orange, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in a house above the wellness center but used the beach, ate at the restaurant and had massages at the spa. The little cabanas that you can rent looked super cute. The beach was beautiful and the staff kept lots of nice lounge chairs and hammocks available for use. The food at the restaurant was good but a... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just finished our stay here for four nights to start our honeymoon in Nicaragua. I am not sure where the negative reviews came from on here. We had nothing but great experiences throughout our four nights and five days at Aqua. It was an absolutely wonderful way to start our honeymoon. The staff was so friendly and accommodating. We... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We live in Nicaragua and take an overnight once a month to somewhere else in the country. I don't think we need to look for another resort now! Aqua is absolutely stunning, an amazing feat of construction and architecture, not to mention a one-in-a-million location. This place had it all: wonderful rooms (we stayed in Nispera TH1), chilly plunge pool,... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent 4 nights here as out second stop of our honeymoon in June. Check in was simple, and our bags were brought our room. Our room, we stayed in the Kinkajou LS which we think is by far the best, had an amazing view of the ocean with a private plunge pool. It was so relaxing in our own... More 

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Aqua_Amanda, Guest Relations Manager at Aqua Wellness Resort, responded to this review

Dave B, Congratulations on your recent wedding and thank you for your review. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay at Aqua. You are right- the view from Kinkajou is fabulous and one of our favorites. I'm also glad our restaurant was able to cook your fresh catch, one of the perks of living on the ocean! I sincerely... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This last May my wife and I traveled to Nicaragua for our honeymoon. The first resort we stayed at was unbelievable and we had high hopes for Aqua as well. When we arrived it was around 3pm and 100 degrees outside. Our room was not ready and while the maids cleaned our room we were left outside to melt with... More 

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Aqua_Amanda, Guest Relations Manager at Aqua Wellness Resort, responded to this review

Dear Andrew C, Thank you for for staying with us at Aqua Wellness Resort. It is unfortunate that the stay did not live up to your expectations, and we apologize that service seemed lacking. I'm glad you were able to visit Ometepe, as it is spectacular, but I do wish your tour had been more enjoyable. We took your feedback... More 

New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This retreat in the trees looks and feels, at times, like a fairy tale. The staff are so attentive, the wildlife untouched, and the scenes - everyday is picture worthy. If you want to unplug, and get away - this is the place for you.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I had the opportunity to stay at this resort at the end of May 2016 as part of a retreat, and I have to say that this resort was absolutely wonderful! I found the rooms to be very clean and well appointed. The resort is designed to fit into the area around it, so it's a rustic, but in a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

What a beautiful resort !! Enjoyed one week here with its private beach and beautiful scenery. The lodge sits on a nature preserve with monkeys galore, which are so fun to watch early in the Morning. yoga every today overlooking the ocean is also a treat for those that care to get some exercise in ....it is hard to get... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful resort, the ocean, rooms and beach are all amazing. For me the biggest reason we came here was the food. The quality and variety of delicious options was impressive. I have a strict diet and they were able to make everything the way I needed it. If you want to come to Nicaragua for a trip and are concerned... More 

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Aqua_Amanda, Guest Relations Manager at Aqua Wellness Resort, responded to this review

Dear Nat S, Thank you so much for taking time to leave us a review and for your kind words. We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay in our wellness resort, and that you were able to relax in our private beach cove and enjoy your meals in our ocean-front restaurant. Our kitchen team works really hard to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

I'm not sure about the other reviews, but I have to say that everything was superb! The food was awesome and very fulfilling. The staff was so hospitable. The room (mine was off of the beach) was just an oasis. This is a perfect place to just unplug and truly take in the natural beauty of life. While there is... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Public Wifi
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  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Aqua is a luxurious eco- and wellness resort with a private white-sand beach on Nicaragua's picturesque Emerald Coast. Guest accommodations are set in beautifully crafted Tree Houses on a wooded hillside overlooking the ocean. All have decks; some have full kitchens and outdoor plunge pools. Guests enjoy yoga classes, spa treatments and hiking, and water activities including stand-up paddle boarding, snorkeling, kayaking, surfing and fishing. Our guides take guests for excursions to nearby colonial cities, parks and volcanoes. Aqua's open-air bar/lounge and restaurant, with its wood-burning pizza oven and menu of healthy international cuisine made with local ingredients, are directly adjacent to the beach. The lush forest that envelops Aqua is alive with spider and howler monkeys, and a wide variety of colorful tropical birds. Aqua is the perfect spot for a destination wedding, a honeymoon, an active family vacation -- or a serene getaway where you can enjoy nature and one of the most idyllic beaches in Nicaragua. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aqua Wellness Resort

Address: 1 Redonda Bay, Playa Redonda, Nicaragua
Location: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > Playa Redonda
Price Range: $171 - $353 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Aqua Wellness Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 50
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Aqua Wellness Hotel Playa Gigante
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