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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.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
Shuttle bus service
Laundry service
Infinity pool
Outdoor pool
Breakfast available
Poolside bar
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Air conditioning
Private balcony
Room service
Flatscreen TV
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Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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jondw2015 wrote a review Feb 2020
London, Canada36 contributions8 helpful votes
I took my family for lunch and to enjoy the pool - we had a great time. Excellent and welcoming service , the food was some of the best in San Juan - a great spot to enjoy the afternoon. The grounds are well maintained , but a bit of an uphill walk to get there.
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Traveled
SMSMarie wrote a review Feb 2020
London, Canada6 contributions4 helpful votes
We visited this restaurant a week ago! The food was absolutely amazing! I would highly recommend this place for any visitors to San Juan. We went around 3 o’clock in the afternoon enjoyed the pool had appetizers and then our dinner. And then of course the amazing sunset! Two hoots for the amazing chef for his fantastic preparation and presentation ... I think his name was Eddie!
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Traveled
Jeremy H wrote a review Feb 2020
San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua15 contributions3 helpful votes
This restaurant used to be good, with the new staff, service is very poor. Not sure if it was just a bad night for them. But obviously not very attentive to customer needs. In past years the staff, wore Pelican Eyes attire. Suspect now it’s been outsourced. No uniforms.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Traveled
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Melii-arce wrote a review Jan 2020
2 contributions1 helpful vote
Music and crowd were excellent, very inviting, but the bar service was poor. Bar tenders charged wrong + overpriced, and when my friends and I tried to give feedback to the supervisor/manager in a positive tone, he was pretty much a jerk about it. Didn’t like his attitude at all, and that must definitely be the reason for the poor customer service overall. What a pity! I do not recommend celebrating NYE if they keep same staff at the bar.
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Traveled
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Matty H wrote a review Oct 2019
1 contribution1 helpful vote
This place is terrible. We stayed for 6 nights and there was no: Restaurant, pool staff, bars, or wellness area open. The internet constantly goes out. The power goes out which I get but they don't use the back up generator. There isn't even a reception area. Don't bother trying to use the phone in the room because no one answers it.the pool area was packed with old mattresses and furniture. You couldn't even sit in the area.I was looking to invest in one of these condominiums but I'm so glad I stayed here and saved my money.
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Date of stay: October 2019Trip type: Traveled
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MBaudoin wrote a review Sep 2019
Montreal, Canada7 contributions8 helpful votes
Went there 2 years ago to try the famous Pelican Eye.....Badly welcome by Spanish (from Spain accent) guy that judged me by my appearance and the one of my brother in law....but when he saw my Visa....then the smile came back. For me it was too late. He was out and in my black book. Not impressed at all. American Breakfast was horrible.....My brother in law, a pure Nica, took Huevos a la Rancheros....and at least the local breakfast was pretty good.....Personal was local and gentil people though....No arrogance like the guy at the desk..... Won't go gain. Don't spend your money there. Too expensive for the welcome you get...Room ? OK to sleep.
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Date of stay: October 2018
jrwshngtn wrote a review Jul 2019
Ocala, Florida127 contributions53 helpful votes
We stayed at Casa Cooper, ad adjoining rental house. Fantastic, spacious, elegant, clean, beautiful views. Friendly people in San Juan del Sur, very welcoming. Beach areas have very rustic road access, but well worth it.
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Date of stay: July 2019Trip type: Traveled
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Kels wrote a review May 2019
New York City, New York11 contributions1 helpful vote
Located about an hour and a half from Managua, this hotel is a gem. My family and I had such a great time here. The butterfly garden was a plus. The view from our villa was unbelievable. Everything is walking distance, or you can rent a car to drive down to the beach.
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Date of stay: July 2018Trip type: Traveled
dennysinnott wrote a review Apr 2019
Vancouver Island, Canada127 contributions65 helpful votes
We popped up here for sunset and drinks and were not disappointed. The view was amazing and the beer and mojitos refreshing. The service was very good and prices good, especially for the location. Highly recommend!
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Date of stay: April 2019Trip type: Traveled
kha1831 wrote a review Mar 2019
United States60 contributions7 helpful votes
I loved the room, service, the whole place specially food. I stayed there for few days and everybody was extremely friendly, when I asked for anything they made it available immediately.. The view is majestic.
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Date of stay: September 2018
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Frequently Asked Questions about Pelican Eyes Resort & Spa
Which popular attractions are close to Pelican Eyes Resort & Spa?
Nearby attractions include Latin American Spanish School (0.1 miles), The Art Warehouse (0.2 miles), and Rentanica (0.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Pelican Eyes Resort & Spa?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Pelican Eyes Resort & Spa?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Pelican Eyes Resort & Spa?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Pelican Eyes Resort & Spa?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Pelican Eyes Resort & Spa?
Conveniently located restaurants include Dale Pues, Nacho San Juan Del Sur, and The Beach House Nicaragua.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Pelican Eyes Resort & Spa?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Pelican Eyes Resort & Spa have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Pelican Eyes Resort & Spa offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Pelican Eyes Resort & Spa located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.1 miles away from the center of San Juan del Sur.
Does Pelican Eyes Resort & Spa have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.