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Aqua Wellness Resort

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1 Redonda Bay, Playa Redonda, Nicaragua
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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We checked into our "ocean view" room. Which to be fair had an awesome view of the ocean. But it was 200 steep steps down to it! There was a beautiful plunge room right outside our room... awesome I thought. (See photo, it's literally at our door)Till I found out it wasn't ours to use but the neighbouring room! Great....

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

Dear RachandRob, Thank you for noting the amazing views of the ocean offered at our resort. Unfortunately, during your stay, we had a pipe break and our maintenance staff worked tirelessly to get it fixed. During this time, our wait staff asked guests to move to the beach deck where the issue was not prevalent. Since this is a Spanish...

Central Ontario
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

We travelled with our 16 year-old daughter and stayed for four nights in the Quetzal Luxury Suite. It was a perfect location - 1/2 way down to the beach with a touch of a beach view (but called jungle view). We loved all that Aqua had to offer. The beach is lovely, the food excellent, the yoga invigorating, and the...

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Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Aqua wellness is located at an absolutely beautiful spot unfortunately my family and I were unable to enjoy the beauty due to the extremely poor customer service, inedible food, spotty wifi, and issues with our rooms. The first two days of our stay we tried to eat the food at the resort and we were very disappointed and also sick....

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

Dear travelingissweet, Thank you for taking time out of your day to let us know about your experience at Aqua. I am sorry that you believe that you got sick at our resort and felt it necessary to eat elsewhere. To our knowledge, no one has ever been sick from our food and every effort is taken to ensure we...

Kentucky
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for a week over the Christmas holidays and we had an absolute wonderful time. We surfed, hiked, kayaked and mostly we just relaxed and listened to the monkeys talk. They are far enough from everything that you are forced to unplug from your life but close enough that you can put on your shoes and hike over...

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

Thank you JohnP42301! Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience here at Aqua. We are more than thrilled that you enjoyed yourself here and I will be sure and pass along the kudos to everyone you mentioned. We hope to see you back soon!

Boston
Reviewed 1 January 2017

The positives: beautiful spot on the water, safe part of Nicaragua, staff are friendly and really try, not too expensive. The rooms are small, but nice and clean--luxury tree houses which are cool. Very close to nature, monkeys and raccoons. Definitely a hotel for in shape, active people, as there are about 300 steps from reception which is at the...

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Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

The property and the rooms are absolutely stunning. The service here is the exact opposite, TERRIBLE. We paid $444 for one night, which is 4-6x what other hotels are charging. If you're charging such an exorbitant premium, you had better deliver. The disappointment started the moment I booked the hotel. The website let me book for 3 nights. It wasn't...

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

Nicholas M, Thank you for taking the time to write your review, as negative as it was. Feedback like yours helps us to improve our customer service. We are happy you appreciate the beauty of Aqua and its surroundings. However, I am disappointed to know your experience was not completely positive. Our reservations team was very responsive to your requests...

Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Location is very secluded from main touristy areas which provides a very relaxing escape. The resort is set in a jungle on a private beach which is very calm and protected, great for swimming, kayaking, SUP etc. The view from the luxury suites is amazing. Daily yoga on the ocean view platform is a great inclusion for free. Wifi in...

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Lafayette
Reviewed 27 December 2016

I have traveled to eco-lodges in Belize, Mexico, and Costa Rica - and while the setting at Aqua Nicaragua rivaled some of the best - unfortunately the customer service was quite poor. The poor service began the minute my friend and I arrived as we decided to change trips that we pre-paid for with 3-4 days notice. The front desk...

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

Dear Janine D Our goal is to make everyone's stay a positive one and we thought when our Front Desk Manager tried to accommodate your needs by offering credit for your cancelled trips, giving you another room option and replacing the router under your tree house, you would have been delighted. We understand some travelers like to meet with the...

Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

I went to Aqua by myself for some R & R. The free, daily yoga classes were wonderful! The food was delicious and healthy. While some previous reviewers mentioned a sparse menu, I found that the focus on healthy, fresh food outweighed the fact that there was only one restaurant. I also did some food shopping, and cooked for myself...

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Had the pleasure of staying here for a week this month and all I can say is wow. I booked it based on the pictures and the offering of surfing lessons and was not disappointed. I landed in Managua where I had a shuttle from the resort come pick me up. Realize if you fly into Managua it is about...

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

Dear sjpotter77, We are so delighted to hear that you had such a wonderful time and will be sure to let Emir know you enjoyed the surf lessons. We hope to see you back riding the waves at our little slice of paradise very soon. Saludos!

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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
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • 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: ₹ 13,705 - ₹ 22,195 (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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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Villas require navigating stairs, The upper units D and E are private and seem a bit easier for shuttle and reception.”
  • View from deck and private plunge pool
  • Kitchen with beautiful hardwood craftsmanship
  • Gorgeous view from dack (villa Espavel) of the bay and
 of 5 bubbles joely729, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask about ocean views”
 of 5 bubbles bixatthebeach, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“had a room high up in the forest , very quiet and away from it all- hike to the beach though”
 of 5 bubbles AnjaD550, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Sapote LS was amazing!”
  • Mama and baby moneky just off our deck
  • sunset from Sapote LS
  • Sapote LS Kitchen Treehouse
  • Sapote LS Kitchen Treehouse
  • Sunset from the pool of Sapote LS
  • Sapote LS, so relaxing!
  • Sapote LS Treehouse
  • Sapote LS Bedroom Treehouse
 of 5 bubbles Drea46, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Beach Suite is down at the waters edge!”
  • Madera
  • Shower
 of 5 bubbles STLTHMC, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
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