Punta Teonoste: El Astillero
This fun surf hotel isn't shy on added extras. A night in one of its 16 beach bungalows grants guests free use of surf boards, a scenic horse ride, mountain bike hire, a spa treatment and a guided tour of a turtle hatchery. The open-fronted rooms forgo air conditioning in favour of cool sea breezes. Each has a thatched roof, muslin-draped beds and hammocks for lazing away long afternoons. The beach bar is perfect for watching the sunset.
Punta Teonoste, El Astillero, Tola, (00 505 2563 9001; puntateonoste.com). Doubles from US$174 (£109), B&B.