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Pelican Eyes Resort & Spa

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Miami, Florida
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent place to stay when visiting San Juan del Sur. Beautiful property, Great views, excellent rooms. The service, food and location are Great. They had a special Thanksgiving dinner on Thanksgiving night. It was really nice. Great time. I would highly recommend this resort when visiting Nicaragua..

Thank bobbypinto
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3 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The first stop for my husband's and my honeymoon was in San Juan del Sur. After having spent months planning our wedding, we really wanted to relax and rejuvenate ourselves. Thank goodness we found Pelcian Eyes! Their resort overlooks the town and has beautiful views of the ocean. They also have a very attentive, friendly staff! My husband and I... More 

Thank Marisa W
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just returned from our time at the Pelican Eye Resort. I just want to mention that we had a wonderful experience. The staff was always ready to assist in anything from transportation, excursions, hair dresser and even where the locals like to eat. Elier the front desk manager always greeted us by names. Miguel and John at the restaurant knew... More 

Thank Silvia O
Monroe, Louisiana
2 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I booked the wonderful sunset cruise!! Great adventure. It started with pickup from our hotel. We were taken to the Pelican Eyes Resort to pay and we were given a drink as we waited. Then we were transported to the dock and rode a panga a short way to the sail boat. There we were given as... More 

Thank lauratugwell
London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stunning hotel set back from town . A choice of 3 infinity pools. Very attentive staff and plenty of towels and nice showers. We didn't stay here but I sent an email to the manager before we went to say I wanted to have lunch and a few drinks. They replied very quickly and said I would be most welcome... More 

Thank traveltipschris
Vancouver, Canada
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34 reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in one of their 3 bedroom units higher up the hill. Fantastic views. The unit feels a bit dated with the interior but fortunately it's been properly maintained and well cleaned. You feel like you're on holidays!Town is a short downhill walk away, return is a bit of a hike up or take their shuttle. Good breakfast by... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I booked the Pelican Eye Resort as our 'end of holiday' treat traveling through Nicaragua for 2 weeks....and what a treat it was. Such a unique hotel - you feel immersed in luxury without the pretentiousness of some hotels. The staff were professional and friendly, the swimming pool and the vista will be forever etched in your... More 

Thank kylieb75
Austin, Texas
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went to San Juan Del Sur for a weekend in late October. Right when we arrived they made us feel very welcome. Every single person we met there made sure we were taken care of. The food was great, the drinks were cold, and the spa was awesome. This resort has 3 pools and all of... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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127 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Of course, the resort has a great location, excellent view, good food and drinks. This is probably one of the best resorts that I have ever visited. The one thing that made this trip really special was the sail boat trip they offer. We were one of two couples on the boat. The trip is to a secluded spot about... More 

Thank WD80
Charlotte, North Carolina
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11 reviews
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

We walked from the beach up to the Pelican Eyes hotel, about 20 minutes and 65 steps UP! Amazing view, good food, clean, quiet, great wifi! The hotel gave us a free ride back down to the port. Worth the trek, even in the heat. We saw cruise staff at the restaurant, they must know this is the place to... More 

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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La Cascada
La Cascada
Cuisines: Caribbean, Latin, International
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pelican Eyes Resort & Spa

Address: De la Parroquia 1 1/2 cuadras al este, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
Region: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > San Juan del Sur
Price Range: ₹ 13,435 - ₹ 20,975 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Pelican Eyes Resort & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 50
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Also Known As:
Pelican Eyes Hotel San Juan Del Sur
Hotel Pelican Eyes
Resort Pelican Eyes
Pelican Eyes Resort & Spa Nicaragua/San Juan Del Sur
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#1 Spa Hotel in San Juan del Sur
#3 On the Beach Hotel in San Juan del Sur
#3 Green Hotel in San Juan del Sur
#6 Romantic Hotel in San Juan del Sur
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“Casitas are wonderful expecially if you are a family who may enjoy cooking and a big dining area”
 of 5 bubbles 381deborahs, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
“get a beach view from as high up as possible.”
 of 5 bubbles 654neilw, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Casa Russo only house with a personal pool. Casa Jocote is the size of a mansion with the best view but does not have a pool.”
 of 5 bubbles eddya2013, 29 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Best views are at the top of the property, which also means you will need to walk up the steps more”
 of 5 bubbles sofiadoven, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“This hotel is on a mountain, with limited parking and many steep difficult steps to most rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles MountainMonkeyKing, 23 Jun 2016 | Read review
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