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Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 12 September 2015

an amazing hotel, barefoot luxury as the manager calls it. Wooden houses on top of trees over an amazing p[rivate beach. we travelled with our 2 daughters, 16 and 18 . we were lodged on a luxury beach suite w private pool plus a tree house suite for the girls. This meant a house that was our room with a...

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SharonatAqua, Public Relations Manager at Aqua Wellness Resort, responded to this review

Dear Clara from Portugal, How wonderful to hear that you and your family came a long way from Portugal to get to Nicaragua, and that your stay at Aqua made it all worth it! I agree that it's an amazing experience for a family to share its own Tree House and to watch the monkeys and racoons playing around so...

Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 12 September 2015

Beautiful place and incredible staff!!! My sister and I spent a week at Aqua and wished we could have stayed longer. Aqua is the perfect getaway. The tree houses are all built out of beautiful wood materials with private pools, some surrounded by trees and others with ocean views. Incredible sunsets, amazing wildlife, and the sound of the ocean daily!...

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SharonatAqua, Public Relations Manager at Aqua Wellness Resort, responded to this review

Dear Ayumi-Delphine, We are so happy to hear that you and your sister enjoyed your week at Aqua. It's always great to know that our staff makes certain that guests have a great time! Please share your vacation photos on our Facebook page! And come back soon! Best, Sharon

Reviewed 3 September 2015

I traveled here with 2 of my girlfriends for a few days away from it all. We booked the luxury beachfront treehouse. It was the most expensive one on the property and while it was definitely beachfront, I think we would've been okay with some of the other luxury treehouses because our view was blocked by the trees since we...

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SharonatAqua, Public Relations Manager at Aqua Wellness Resort, responded to this review

Dear Nibbler 77, Thanks for the thorough review about your recent stay at Aqua. It sounds like you loved just about everything -- the tree houses, the tranquility, the beach, the yoga, the spa, the food...We're so glad!! Please know that we are doing intensive training with our F&B staff to improve the speed of service during busy times, and...

Laguna Beach, California
Reviewed 29 August 2015

Amazing! Amazing! Amazing. Set in the midst of the selva forests of central Pacific Nicaragua, stair-stepping down a sleep canyon slope. Views of distant surf breaks, the private protected bay, with families of howler monkeys as morning and evening visitors. Star-filled skies, day-long breezes and an icy plunge pool to temper the summer heat. Had Villa Alacari - top of...

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SharonatAqua, Public Relations Manager at Aqua Wellness Resort, responded to this review

Dear Cooper Design, It means a lot to us at Aqua that you found your experience "Amazing, amazing, amazing!" It sounds as if you really got what Aqua is all about -- great ocean views, cozy Tree Houses with plunge pools, fun water sports, howler monkeys right outside your window and so much more. You are right -- the higher...

Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

We reserved three nights at one of the forest view tree houses (their most affordable option) and ended up staying five. The accommodation was excellent! We had no ocean view but howler monkey view ;-) and it was only 80 steps of stairs away from a beautiful private beach. The food in the restaurant was very good. The massage was...

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SharonatAqua, Public Relations Manager at Aqua Wellness Resort, responded to this review

Dear ChriguL, Thank you for the insightful review. We are delighted you enjoyed Aqua's tree houses, private beach, spa, food -- and monkeys! We are working hard to iron out glitches in our service and hope that the next time you come to Aqua, you find it's 5-star in all regards! Best, Sharon

Houston, Texas
Reviewed 22 August 2015

This place is super nice, luxurious and hard to find something this nice in Nicaragua. I got a great deal on this place and they upgraded us to an ocean view!! the management is super nice-- one of those places that treat you like a king as you walk into the reception. THEY HAVE HOT WATER!! you won't find that...

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Dear Caroline T, So glad you had a great time at Aqua and enjoyed the beach, the tree houses, the spa... Next time you come, please let us take you surfing by boat. You're right, Aqua is not on a surfing beach -- we are on one of the calmest and most beautiful coves on the otherwise rugged Emerald Coast....

Athens
Reviewed 21 August 2015 via mobile

Pros -A beautiful place - that defines the meaning of retreat. Fresh food and private beach. They arranged a fantastic tour to Masaya and Granada for me. Cons- they double taxed everything on my bill when checking out so watch out for that. For example food at the restaurant would be $14 plus tax and then they would add tax...

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SharonatAqua, Public Relations Manager at Aqua Wellness Resort, responded to this review

Dear LuluAthens, So glad you loved Aqua and found it provided a great retreat for you -- and that you enjoyed the tour we arranged to Masaya and Granada. So sorry to hear that there was a mistake in the billing. I'm glad they were able to fix everything quickly. Please let us know when you're coming back for another...

Arkansas
Reviewed 19 August 2015

This place was just advertised. Fantastic location secluded from troubles of everyday 8-5 life. We had the Xenia suite which was right on the beach and I highly recommend it. I had seen previous reviews about the food not being great. The food was fantastic. Service was great. I met Luigi who was the new restaurant manager and he was...

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Dear Shayan D, Arkansas So glad you had a great time at Aqua - and that you want to return soon! You enjoyed a Tree House right on the beach, so maybe next time you'll choose to be higher up on the hill for a sweeping ocean view. Wherever you stay, you'll enjoy going to sleep to the sound of...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 15 August 2015

Aqua Wellness Resort is among the most impressive properties in Central America. Words and photos fail to capture the beauty of this extraordinary place. There really isn't much I can add to what's already said in other reviews. Yes, the prices are a bit high for Nicaragua, and yes, the trek from the suites higher on the hill are significant...

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Hola Naguchi! 13 monkeys in a tree! That could be a record! I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay at Aqua. And think of what good shape you got in climbing all those stairs! Wasn't the view from the top worth the climb? Come back soon! Sharon B

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 11 August 2015

We stayed here for a relaxing girls trip for 5 nights. The rooms are goregous, clean, quiet. Our room had a private hot tub and view of the ocean. The staff is very helpful, friendly, and the good at the reastaraunt amazing!! Love the pizza and the Passion Fruit juice!! This is a place you go to when you want...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • 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
Region: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > Playa Redonda
Price Range: ₹ 14,256 - ₹ 28,104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Aqua Wellness Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 50
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“Get a space that features a plunge pool. You won't regret it. If you don't like walking, try to rent closer to the beach.”
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“If a lot of stairs are an issue check to see if they have rooms closer to the restaurant, those dont have as many stairs.”
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“Stay on the top of the hill so you can walk the stairs and stay in shape! Don't complain.”
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