Aqua Resort: Playa la Redonda
This luxury wellness resort is ideal for those who like to take things slowly. It has an open-air yoga deck with daily classes and a spa that seeks to soothe with cacao body scrubs and papaya polishes. After all that healing, head down to Redonda beach to lounge beneath shaded palms, fruit juice (or cocktail) in hand. From July to December, spot leatherback, hawksbill and green turtles coming in to nest. At other times, the surf breaks of Colorado and Manzanillo are a boat ride away.
Aqua Resort, Playa la Redonda, Tola (00 505 8849 6235; aquanicaragua.com). Doubles from US$152 (£95), room only.