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Western NY
Reviewed 3 September 2013

Individual units have private porches with tables and chairs and ocean/sunset views. The room looked like it had been carved out of rock - the bed frame, night stands, seating, all white and looking like something Fred Flintstone might have lived in. But the mattresses were comfortable, the nice size bathroom with a BIG shower and plenty of counter space...

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Pelican Eyes R, General Manager at Pelican Eyes Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear, Thank you for having taken the time to write this review. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed staying at our accommodations. We are always delighted to hear our guest had such a good time at our resort. We look forward to serving you again in the future. Best regards, Gabriel Holt General Manager

San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 29 August 2013

My shoestring budget traveling roots made me feel both reluctant and guilty about staying at the lavish Pelican Eyes with the questionable history, but the indulgence was oh so worth it. You just feel like pure gold gazing out over the city, beach, ocean, and sunset from your gorgeous, hillside, multilevel, colorful room. Wow, that's a mouthful...and certainly an eyeful!...

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Pelican Eyes R, General Manager at Pelican Eyes Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear, First of all I would like to say that I am very pleased hearing your Pelican Eyes experience was so rewarding. Thank you for having taken the time to write this review. We look forward to serving you again in the future. Best regards, Gabriel Holt General Manager

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Reviewed 28 August 2013

This was my first time to stay at Pelican Eyes and I stayed only for one night. I can say that the quality of my room was first rate and the service I received the same. My room initially had no air conditioning but within 5 minutes of getting into the room and calling, there were two repairmen there and...

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Pelican Eyes R, General Manager at Pelican Eyes Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear, Firstly I would like to thank you for your contribution; we appreciate you taking the time to write this review. I am pleased hearing that you had such an enjoyable time at Pelican Eyes. Your comments are appreciated, especially the ones about the staff. We look forward being you of service again in the future. Best regards, Gabriel Holt...

Miami
Reviewed 26 August 2013 via mobile

The hotel is at a top of a mountain, a few blocks from the beach. It has the best views in San Juan del Sur. The two Infiniti pools are amazing. The service is superb. Had a couples massage at the spa. Super relaxing!!!

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Pelican Eyes R, General Manager at Pelican Eyes Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear, First I would like to say that I am pleased hearing that you had such a wonderful time at our resort (and enjoyed the massage). Thank you for having taken the time to write this review. We look forward being you of service again in the future. Best regards, Gabriel Holt General Manager

Managua, Nicaragua
Reviewed 17 August 2013 via mobile

There's nothing else one could ask for. Amazing views. Neat and comfortable accommodations. Food is really good, I personally recommend the ceviche. Had a great time at the pools while enjoying the view! And I have to say the service was outstanding, the people were very nice. Definitely best place in town!

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Pelican Eyes R, General Manager at Pelican Eyes Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear, Thank you for your contribution and for having taken the time to write this review. I am glad to hear that you had such a pleasant stay at our resort. We really appreciate heartwarming comments like yours. We look forward being you of service again in the future. Best regards, Gabriel Holt General Manager

Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 15 August 2013 via mobile

The food prices are higher than what I find in the US. - such examples were stale bread and too much oil on potatoes for breakfast. Eleven dollar hamburger that was dry, small and lacked taste. They need to adjust their prices to the other restaurants in town and hire a new chef.

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Melissa C, Gerente at Pelican Eyes Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear customer, Thank you for taking your time review our Cascada Restaurant, here at Pelican Eyes. Your opinion and business is important to us and we appreciate your business. I am surprised your dinning experience was so unpleasant, our burger tends to be a hit with customers. We invite you back to give us a second chance so that you...

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 2 August 2013

The upper pool had a very good view and the "Casa Florida" was very nice & comfortable. The personnel is very friendly and helpful and they can take you anywhere within the city by car or out of San Juan del Sur. They also have a sailing trip on a 45ft Sail boat that they offer along with food, drinks,...

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Pelican Eyes R, General Manager at Pelican Eyes Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear, Thank you for having taken the time to write this review. I am gratified hearing that you had such a good time at our resort. Also I am happy that you enjoyed our sail boat trip, it’s a service that we are proud of. We look forward being you of service again in the future. Best regards, Gabriel Holt...

Oakland, California
Reviewed 27 July 2013

This is by far the best place to stay in Nicaragua and one of my preferred destinations in Central America. The vies and the bungalows are gorgeous. Though the paths are steep, there is always a car to take you where you need to go--into town, to the pool, or to your rental. The help is very friendly and go...

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Pelican Eyes R, General Manager at Pelican Eyes Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear, Thank you for your contribution, I appreciate you taking the time to write this review. I am happy to hear that you had such a wonderful experience at Pelican Eyes and that you enjoyed all our services. I am pleased to hear you are a regular at the spa; we look forward seeing you again to offer you the...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 27 July 2013

I just got back from Nicaragua and my 4th stay at Pelican Eyes. Again: a wonderful experience! The Nicaraguan people are so friendly and quick to smile-wonderful and hospitable. The food was wonderful and its margaritas continue to be the best! Their menu is always delicious and the food fresh and top notch. The weather was amazing and there were...

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Pelican Eyes R, General Manager at Pelican Eyes Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear, First of all I would like to say that I am pleased hearing you enjoy our resort so much for you to be coming back for a fourth time. I appreciate you having taken the time to write this review. We look forward seeing you again and providing you with the top notch service you deserve. Best regards, Gabriel...

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 26 July 2013

I just came from Nicaragua and the experience of staying at Pelican Eyes was the best. The views from the hotel are gorgeous, the houses are beautiful the personnel friendly and helpful. I also enjoyed the sailing trip that they offer. If you have the opportunity, don't miss it.

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Pelican Eyes R, General Manager at Pelican Eyes Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear, Thank you for having taken the time to write this review. I am happy to hear that you had such a wonderful time at our resort and that you enjoyed our sailing trip. Thank you for your contribution, we look forward being you of service again in the future. Best regards, Gabriel Holt General Manager

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La Cascada
La Cascada
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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: €176 - €299 (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 Green Hotel in San Juan del Sur
#6 On the Beach Hotel in San Juan del Sur
#6 Romantic Hotel in San Juan del Sur
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