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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed for eight nights in beginning/mid-November, which is the end of the rainy season. Therefore, my comments about some things may not pertain during different seasons--for example, pool temperature, lack of crowds, noise, etc.--so please call the resort if you have questions about specific points important to you because I understand the weather causes large variations. Any negative-seeming comments... More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I've visited Aqua a few times, and each time the experience is better than the last. The entire set up of the resort is top notch, with each structure being neatly nestled into the landscape to create a feel that really features the natural beauty of the place; from the water, none of the buildings really stand out. The staff... More 

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Kittery, Maine
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We came to Aqua for a Thanksgiving getaway seeking some relaxation and solitude, as well as to take part in some intense morning group workouts and yoga by the sea. Aqua exceeded our expectations in all of these areas. The treehouses are an absolute dream - the kind you see in Conde Nast. The food was creative but familiar, with... More 

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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had read the other reviews cautioning about all the stairs so we were prepared. The climbs were not that bad when you had the amazing views at the end. We had a 2 room tree house with the bedroom in one area, a private plunge pool in between, then a full kitchen and dining area. All with views and... More 

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Everything about Aqua is absolutely amazing! It's paradise. The resort is designed so well (as long as you don't mind a little walking, which we didn't) and is incorporated so well into the natural setting. The views from everywhere are breathtaking, whether you're on the beach, in your room, doing yoga, or at the restaurants. The service is impeccable. The... More 

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South Lake Tahoe, California, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed in November in Urraca on the beach and absolutely loved it. The view of the white sand beach was amazing. Location perfect for getting to the restaurant and to watch the gorgeous sunset every night. Used the SUPs daily and got a great work out. Cooled off in the plunge pool at our room. Food was excellent, service great... More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

First of all, thanks a lot and three cheers for Nora, the manager, and Clara and Miguel who are the best people with the finest human qualities there. They are the people who make this place perfect We were a family of four, traveling with other two families: we rented the Roble, Lorito and Mono Congo tree houses All of... More 

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

thank you so much for your review, Globaltravellerjha! We are so happy to hear you had such a wonderful time at our resort and that everything was to your liking. Please come back soon. We would love to see you here again. More 

Portsmouth
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Aqua is a special kind of place. We loved the tree houses where we stayed, which are very comfortably appointed, and sit hidden amongst the forest canopy yet have beautiful views to the ocean on the private beach cove. Go to sleep and wake up to the sound of the ocean....relax. The restaurant is great for breakfast lunch and dinner... More 

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

Dear Jack K, Thank you so much for sharing your experience at Aqua! We happen to agree with you and are so delighted to hear that you love it here as much as we do. Hopefully, we will see you both again soon ~ More 

Brooklyn, New York
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This review pains me to write as I was so excited to visit this hotel. Long story short the rooms were dark and poorly maintained, the customer service was non existent and the food was terrible. The beach is absolutely stunning but for the price of the hotel you would expect some form of hospitality from the staff. There is... More 

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

Dear JHadventures31, Thank you for reaching out to us and writing a review. Since your stay with us eleven months ago, we have implemented a new menu, hired a new chef and made many other changes to the resort. We do hope you will come and stay with us again to experience these changes yourself. More 

Petaluma, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After much research on the web, we booked 6 nights here. We stayed in Venado Tree House, which is a studio literally 5 steps from the private beach. We actually ended up leaving a little earlier than planned (5 nights) in order to spend time in Omatepe, and we departed Aqua with mixed feelings: PROS: - private beach is great... More 

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Dear Tonitone, Thank you for taking your time to talk about your experience at the resort. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed so many things that our little slice of heaven has to offer. As mentioned on our website, Beach Front Studios are 340 square feet with an en-suite bath, cantilevered over the beach. For a value option,... More 

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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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  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • 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: £168 - £341 (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.”
 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.”
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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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