7 Best All-Inclusive Resorts In Nicaragua - Updated 2024

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Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, Nicaragua offers a picture-perfect setting of tropical bliss. With a captivating landscape that boasts terrific beaches, rugged volcanic terrain, and shimmering lakes such as the immense Lake Managua, outdoor adventures are popular in Nicaragua. Top surfing action can be found along the Pacific coast, while the crystalline Caribbean waters of the Corn Islands are outstanding for snorkeling escapades. To enjoy an easy-going stay, a great option is an all-inclusive resort. If you’re ready to dive into all that this Central American country has to offer, then scroll down to see the best all-inclusive resorts in Nicaragua.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and all-inclusive packages and activities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 26, 2024.

1. Barceló Montelimar All Inclusive (from USD 215)

Situated on the Pacific coast, Barceló Montelimar All Inclusive is a dazzling retreat. Air-conditioned rooms have a balcony, affording views of the lush gardens or the breezy ocean. The house drinks in the room’s minibars are complimentary. Meals and drinks are included in your stay and this hotel features a tasty buffet restaurant that serves an eclectic selection to tempt you. Refresh on a hot day with a freshly prepared tropical beverage at any of the seven well-stocked bars.

Top-notch activities are included, from exhilarating water recreation to heart-pumping aerobics sessions. Parking is included at this resort that’s just 1,050 feet (320 meters) away from the white-sand shore of Montelimar Beach.

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Barcelo Montelimar

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: NN-283, Montelimar, Montelimar, Nicaragua, 1262
108.47 km (67.4 mi) from El Ojo de agua

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court Fitness centre

2. Calala Island (from USD 2350)

A heavenly island off the coast of Nicaragua, Calala Island is an oasis soaked in feel-good vibes. The rooms reflect a tropical motif with understated refinement. Food and drink, including alcoholic beverages, are covered in this casual getaway. Dine poolside in a casual atmosphere or enjoy formal tasting menus from the expert chef during evening dining. Sip as many mimosas as you like after a day of fun fishing and exciting snorkeling.

The hotel’s all-inclusive package handles your Managua transfer so no worries about getting to and from the island!

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Calala Island

Wifi Available

Address: Calala Island
253.7 km (157.7 mi) from El Ojo de agua

Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Terrace Airport shuttle

3. Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort, San Juan del Sur (from USD 69)

Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort is just a quick drive from bustling San Juan Del Sur on Nicaragua’s southwest coast. However, its peaceful setting makes it seem a world away. With affordable rates, this resort is a big lure for tourists. Surrounded by green forests, this all-inclusive boutique hotel has a relaxed ambiance. The uniquely shaped pool with a swim-up bar is the go-to spot to unwind.

Besides an air-conditioned room, guests can expect limitless frothy beer, classic rum, refreshing soft drinks, hand-crafted cocktails, and three mouthwatering and satisfying meals a day from a preset menu. The Cordon Bleu and juicy fajitas are a standout, so make sure you give them a try.

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Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort

Wheelchair accessible

Address: Empalme de el Valle, 991.5 al Este, San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua, El Coyol, San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua, 47008
42.4 km (26.4 mi) from El Ojo de agua

4. Villas de Palermo Hotel and Resort, San Juan del Sur

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

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Posted by Villas de Palermo Hotel and Resort on Thursday, June 10, 2021

A lovely hillside lodging with Pacific Ocean views, Villas de Palermo Hotel and Resort in San Juan del Sur features the standard all-inclusive food and drink during your stay. Three hearty meals are included every day and there are even tasty appetizers to kick off the stellar menu. From pasta to fish, guests can feast on gourmet foods with many items prepared with local produce. A great open bar is supplied with sudsy beer, potent spirits, and cool soft drinks. Make a point to taste this country’s acclaimed Flor de Caña rum while you unwind poolside.

Villas de Palermo Hotel and Resort

Address: Carretera San Juan del Sur, km 139, San Juan del Sur 48600, Nicaragua

Star Rating: 4 stars

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5. Two Brothers Surf Resort, Popoyo

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

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Posted by Two Brothers Surf Resort, Nicaragua on Sunday, June 2, 2019

Two Brothers Surf Resort offers an all-inclusive private setting. Located on a hilltop, this lodging’s breezy deluxe villas make you feel at home. A stay here includes three scrumptious meals a day along with satisfying snacks and refreshing drinks. For adventurous guests, take advantage of limitless guided surf and fishing escapades. There’s a sparkling pool overlooking the beautiful Pacific Ocean and a sandy beach just steps away. Convenient transfer to and from the airport is also included at Two Brothers Surf Resort’s package.

Two Brothers Surf Resort

Address: FVMF+7C4, Popoyo, Nicaragua

Star Rating: 4.8 stars

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6. Mango Rosa Nicaragua Resort, San Juan del Sur

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Posted by Mango Rosa Nicaragua on Friday, October 16, 2020

Tucked away in the lush landscape, Mango Rosa Nicaragua Resort is a family-friendly getaway dedicated to everyone, ensuring your traveling party has a good time. This resort’s inclusive package comes with handy shuttle transport to and from the airport. The accommodations are stellar, offering a variety of lodgings from cozy bungalows to spacious vacation homes that accommodate 7 to 10 guests. Guests receive the standard three meals a day and thirst-quenching drinks. Selected vacation packages include thrilling activities such as zip-lining and surfing.

Mango Rosa Nicaragua Resort

Address: 1KM Before Playa Marsella Marsella Valley, San Juan Del Sur, Playa Marsella, San Juan del Sur 505 Nicaragua

Star Rating: 4.7 stars

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7. Malibu Popoyo Surf Eco-Resort

Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Dreamy Nica Nights ? Poolside apres-surf and evening cocktails are calling for you... #malibupopoyo . . . ...

Posted by Malibu Popoyo Boutique Resort on Saturday, February 29, 2020

If you’re a surfing fanatic, then Malibu Popoyo Surf Eco-Resort is the place for you. This boutique resort is ideal for seasoned pros as well as newbies. The accommodation offers guided surfing expeditions where you can pick your wave challenge: from beach breaks to hollow reef breaks. This resort also includes a daily yoga session that takes place among the property’s deep-green gardens. The included meals, served three times a day, are centered on healthy organic cuisine made with the freshest local ingredients only. Flavorful juices, smoothies, and other beverages are included.

Malibu Popoyo Surf Eco-Resort

Address: Playa Santana Limon 2, Popoyo, Nicaragua

Star Rating: 4.7 stars

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Nicaragua's nifty all-inclusive resorts

Whether you’re intent on sipping banana daiquiris on lovely Montelimar Beach or plan on surfing the epic waves at Popoyo, Nicaragua has sensational all-inclusive resort accommodations to make you feel like royalty. Choose one of these amazing resorts and you can eat, drink, and more on your vacation.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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Catherine has written professionally for over 10 years, and a sizable amount has been travel writing. Her desire to see the world was sparked at a very young age. Growing up, there were many family...Read more

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