Plan Your Trip to Nicaragua

Practice yoga, surf and sight-see.

By the MORE Passions Editors
The lush (and wildlife-rich) beachfront resort Morgan's Rock.
Photograph: Photo by Brown Cannon III

How to get there
Fly Copa, Taca, and Continental fly into Managua from the U.S.
Plan your yoga retreat
Contact Adrienne Ward at BigWorldSmallPlanet (bigworldsmallplanet.com); 323-401-8970 (U.S. cell); adrienne@bigworldsmallplanet.com
Where to stay

In San Juan del Sur:

  • Morgan’s Rock Hacienda and Ecolodge.com; morgansrock.com; 011-505-8670-7676 (from U.S.)
  • Pelican Eyes Hotel and Resort: pelicaneyesresort.com; 805-284-9447

For surfing rental equipment and lessons:

  • Nicaragua Surf Report; nicaraguasurfreport.com.

In Managua

  • Hotel Contempo; contempohb.com; 011-505-2279-9226 (from U.S.)

In Granada

  • Jicaro Island Ecolodge on the isleta off the shores of Granada; jicarolodge.com; 011-505-2552-6353 (from U.S.)
  • Hotel Dario; hoteldario.com; 888-790-5624

In Matagalpa

  • Selva Negra Mountain Resort; selvanegra.com/en; 011-505-2772-3883 (from U.S.); for reservations, email reservaciones@selvanegracom or contact owner Mausi Kuhl directly (mausi@selvanegra.com.ni). Selva Negra is a working farm and the owners, Mausi and Eddie Kuhl, run a school for the children of the farmworkers who live on the property. Donations to the school are greatly appreciated. Contact Mausi for information on how to give.

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