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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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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...

Seattle, Washington
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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Bethel Park
Reviewed 6 August 2015

At the end of June, my husband and I traveled to Aqua for our honeymoon. We were immediately awed by the beauty of Aqua. Our treehouse, Kinkajou, was amazing with a kitchen/living area downstairs and a bedroom/bathroom/balcony upstairs. Do be aware that the air conditioning is only upstairs. While it was hot, there was a nice ocean breeze. We think...

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Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 4 August 2015

We went here for our honeymoon. It is a lovely property with excellent staff. They are very accommodating and friendly. Be prepared to walk up and down a ton of steps if going to the beach or the restaurant.

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 3 August 2015 via mobile

My wife and I visited Aqua for 7 days in late July to August and could not have been happier about the choice we made. The accommodations are gorgeous: beautiful "adult tree houses" that somehow manage to keep the bugs out despite being surrounded by trees in the middle of the jungle. The local people and staff are extremely friendly...

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Richmond, Texas
Reviewed 29 July 2015

Excellent Experience, from the Service to the Food. The amenities were plenty.The Personnel very helpful and attentive.The Massage and Yoga were outstanding. Liked that they use locals for all positions

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Golden, Colorado
Reviewed 28 July 2015

We loved Aqua Wellness and learned we're not the type of people that like to be fawned over, but it was a great experience. However, we received some conflicting information about what appropriate tipping procedure was and received less than satisfactory room cleaning and restaurant service. We became slightly uncomfortable at this since it's kind of hard to stay comfortable...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
  • 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
Region: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > Playa Redonda
Price Range: ₹ 14,256 - ₹ 28,988 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Aqua Wellness Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 50
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“Choose a room with a kitchen, you will need it! Restaurant is really BAD”
 of 5 bubbles ancahe, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“get close to the water if possible and if wifi is important, don't stay in the upper deck of conziuelo room”
 of 5 bubbles janined842, 26 Dec 2016 | Read review
“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.”
 of 5 bubbles Y6267PWsamk, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“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.”
 of 5 bubbles nabglow, 29 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Stay on the top of the hill so you can walk the stairs and stay in shape! Don't complain.”
 of 5 bubbles 237peytonl, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
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