Mukul Resort: Playa Manzanillo This new resort opens on the far southern reaches of Nicaragua's Pacific Coast on Friday. Set within Guacalito de la Isla, a private beach community of pristine sands and lush rainforest, it offers 12 ocean-view villas with tropical gardens and al fresco monsoon showers, and 23 treehouse-style huts elevated above Manzanillo beach with sliding glass doors for taking in the rolling waves below. A spa that blends Balinese, Thai and Indian principles and an 18-hole golf course seal the upmarket deal. Mukul Resort, Tola, Las Salinas (00 505 2563 7160; mukulresort.com). Doubles start at US$635 (£397), half board.