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A Hidden Romantic Getaway at Mukul Beach, Golf & Spa

For couples looking for a last-minute getaway this Valentine’s Day weekend or an intimate escape beyond the special day, Nicaragua’s first luxury resort Mukul Beach, Golf & Spa delivers the ultimate romantic experience.

Located on four miles of pristine coastline along Nicaragua’s Emerald Coast, Mukul is the perfect destination for lovebirds seeking an exotic paradise escape that is only a few hours away by air. Visitors can stay in one of 37 spacious Villas and Bohios with private plunge pools and butlers, or even in the resort owner’s private beach house, Casona Don Carlos, a 20,000-square-foot oceanfront compound with its own large exclusive swimming pool. Lovers may indulge in couples treatments at Spa Mukul, the resort’s signature spa with six private spa-treatment sanctuaries; play golf on its 18-hole Guacalito Golf Course – designed by David McLay Kidd and the country’s first professional course that abuts the ocean; relax in the resort’s beach club featuring a swimming pool; or hike along the 12 kilometers of nature trails surrounding the property.   

Visitors also have the option of choosing between two romance-influenced packages that offer both adventure and enchantment.  “From Surfboard to Ashboard,” suitable for the adventure-seeking couple, allows travelers to explore the ins-and-outs of Nicaragua’s natural riches. Highlights of the four-night journey include a private helicopter ride to nearby volcano Cerro Negro and ash-boarding from the summit down the sides of the volcano at superb speeds. The terrestrial experience is followed by a dip in the sea with surf lessons for two at the resort’s world-class surf spots. The package also offers a chance to relax with a couples massage at one of the six spa-treatment sanctuaries at Spa Mukul, where the entire sanctuary will be reserved for just the couple.

The more leisure-minded package is “Soulmate Journey,” developed for relaxation and to help lovebirds strengthen their spiritual connection. The four-night stay includes a couples energy reading with Spa Mukul’s wellness specialist to explore further synergy with one another, plus a couples massage. It also offers a three-course dinner with wine pairing on the beach. Couples have the option of learning to surf together or enjoy a private lesson for two at the resort’s Guacalito Golf Course. The resort also features a rum tasting room and offers activities such as yoga, tennis and deep-sea fishing as well as bespoke excursions.

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About Mukul Beach, Golf & Spa

Mukul Beach, Golf & Spa, the first luxury beach resort in Nicaragua, is set in Guacalito de la Isla, a 1,670-acre, $250-million low-density, private beach community on Nicaragua’s Emerald Coast. The resort was developed by Pellas Development Group, a Luxury Resort and Community Investment, Development and Operating Company founded by Nicaraguan entrepreneur/philanthropist Don Carlos Pellas. Mukul features 37 spacious, beautifully appointed accommodations including 12 one- and two-bedroom Beach Villas and 23 cliff-side Bohios, each with an ocean view, pool and butler. Additional resort amenities include Spa Mukul, with six private spa-treatment sanctuaries; Mukul Beach Club featuring lounge and dining areas, a walk-in cigar humidor, a Flor de Caña tasting room, a swimming pool and the Kul Kids Club; and the 18-hole Guacalito Golf Course designed by renowned golf-course architect David McLay Kidd. Guests enjoy customized activities and experiences that introduce them to the country’s sights, culture and people. When the Pellas family is not in residence, guests may book suites within Casona Don Carlos, the Pellas’ 20,000 sq. ft. six-bedroom beach compound at Mukul. Rates at Mukul start at $500 per double per night, including breakfast for two at La Terraza restaurant. Mukul is a member of Virtuoso, the Signature Travel Network and Small Luxury Hotels of the World. 

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