Colonial Granada - Ventana a las Olas - Masaya Experience
Central America
Countries Visted: Nicaragua
8 days / Trip Code: ADV104
$1695.00 (double / per person)



Trip Overview:
Along with the luxury accommodations, Ventana a las Olas provides a private cook and three specially prepared, healthy meals per day, super snacks, soft drinks, Toña beer and Flor de Caña rum. Each meal is prepared in a second kitchen allowing your group to relax without being disturbed by meal preparation. Plus your package includes unlimited trips to the beach, daily yoga, surf lessons and more. Your stay with Ventana a las Olas includes access to additional facilities common to the Rancho Santana development including a beachside restaurant and bar, gym, tennis courts, pools, garden areas and five private beaches.

This Adventure Includes:
As specified in the itinerary:
* Lodging & Taxes, transportation within Nicaragua
* Meals [B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner] as noted
* Guide services as outlined, airport transfers. and ground operator support
within Nicaragua

You Pick The Activities That Are Right For You

At Ventana a las Olas, you can do it all or nothing at all. If learning to surf or surfing all day like a pro is not enough activity for you, we have plenty of other options available. We typically plan all local activities the night before over a drink or dinner.


We provide a wide range of local activities including daily yoga, surf lessons, “good works” visits to the local schools, libraries and medical clinics, beach or jungle bird watching walks, fishing with the locals, playing tennis, working out in the Rancho Santana gym or relaxing by the pool with a guitar.

This Adventure Does Not Include:
* International airfare and taxes
* Some meals as noted
* Gratuities

Service Level:
Four Star Level (The Four Star service level features deluxe suite, 4 star accomodations. Some meals may be provided. Programs feature private guides and customized personal adventures.)

Physical Demand Rating:
1 (Very Easy)

Departure Info:
Departs anytime. Longer or shorter versions are available. We can customize this experience with any Nicaragua combination and Costa Rica via air or land transfer.

Additional Trip Notes:
The Villa:
Your beautiful, upscale villa sits among the trees on a ridge overlooking jungles, rolling hills, beaches and spectacular sunsets. Built by local craftsmen, every room features stone floors, high arches and ceilings, fans, AC, mahogany furniture, artwork by local artisans and endless views. The spacious family common areas include central living and dining space, kitchen, swimming and soaking pools. Each of the six bedrooms has a queen sized bed, private bathroom and covered lanais or verandas.

All Inclusive Everything:
Your stay at Ventana a las Olas includes access to additional facilities common to the Rancho Santana development including a beachside restaurant and bar, gym, tennis courts, pools, garden areas and five private beaches. Along with the luxury accommodations, Ventana a las Olas provides a private cook and three specially prepared, healthy meals per day, super snacks, soft drinks, Toña beer and Flor de Caña rum. Each meal is prepared in a second kitchen allowing your group to relax without being disturbed by meal preparation. Escape to Ventana a las Olas and experience Nicaragua’s best while relaxing with good friends and family.

Adventure Type:
Adventure Honeymoon, Eco Adventure, Family Explorer, Luxury Exclusives, Villa Adventures

Budget: $1501 ~ $2000

Days: 8

Day 1:
Granada Colonial Culture and Nature Experience
Upon arrival, your group will exit through customs and we’ll whisk you away to Granada. Granada is the most famous destination inside Nicaragua, with visitors coming from around the world to enjoy its timeless beauty and quiet charm. Granada is a great jumping off point for various activities. Granada is one of Latin America's most beautiful Spanish colonial cities in Central America. No visit to Granada is complete without a tour of the city’s beautiful historic center and what better way than in a traditional horse-drawn carriage. On this privately guided walking/carriage tour you will explore the San Francisco Church and neighboring San Francisco Convent built in 1529. The Convent is now a museum and home to an impressive collection of pre-Columbian art. We’ll visit the beautiful Merced Church where you will have the opportunity to climb to the top of the bell tower and take in spectacular views of the city, Lake Nicaragua, and Volcán Mombacho. We’ll also stop at La Polvora Fortress, learn the history of the old fortress and walk through its beautiful courtyard. We’ll finish your tour in the oldest part of the city where you will visit the Xalteva Church and the old city walls. Throughout the excursion your guide will provide you with an informative and unique perspective of this beloved colonial city. Overnight Hotel Plaza Colon (D)

Day 2:
Mombacho Volcano Cloud Forest Experience
Nearby Mombacho Volcano sits in a beautiful cloud forest and is home to a wide variety of vegetation and wildlife. We’ll drive to the top (1150 meters) of the volcano in a 4x4 vehicle and after a quick trip to the scientific station, explore this impressive volcano on a guided walk. The well-kept Crater Trail (1.5 km) leads you around the crater through dense cloud forest. We’ll pass by several fumaroles and enjoy spectacular views overlooking Granada, Las Isletas, Laguna de Apoyo and the Masaya Volcano. Be sure to keep an eye out for the howler and white face monkeys as well as the Mombacho salamanders. Plus you can enjoy views of the Mombacho Volcano and Cocibolca Valley from a bird´s eye view on Mombacho’s canopy tour. Zip through the treetops as you go from platform to platform ranging in height from 10 to 100 feet above the canopy floor. Overnight Hotel Plaza Colon Granada (B,D)

Day 3:
Las Isletas Lake Experience Near Granada
A morning motor boat or kayak trip through the Isletas of Granada is a wonderful way to explore Lake Cocibolca, the great lake of Nicaragua. We’ll depart from your hotel and head towards Cabaña Amarilla harbor where you will board a private motor boat or kayak and explore Las Isletas of Granada. Las Isletas sits at the foot of Mombacho Volcano and consists of 365 small volcanic islands which were formed when Mombacho erupted about 20,000 years ago. Afternoon transfer to your Private Villa. Ventana a las Olas in Rancho Santana Overnight (B,L,D)

DAY 3-7:
Ventana a Las Olas Villa Experience
We arrive to your private villa in the early evening, just in time to have dinner. We may visit a small local restaurant in a local nearby village for a home cooked meal, nicaraguan style. Spend the next four days enjoying the beach, relaxing, learning to surf. The villa sits among the trees on a ridge overlooking Rancho Santana’s 2,700 hundred acres of jungles, rolling hills, beaches and spectacular sunsets. Built by local craftsmen, every room features stone floors, high arches and ceilings, fans, AC, mahogany furniture, artwork by local artisans and endless views. The spacious family common areas include central living and dining space, kitchen, swimming and soaking pools. Each of the six bedrooms has a queen sized bed, private bathroom and covered lanais. Horseback riding is available for sunset beach walks. (D)

Day 8:
Transfer to Managua airport or optional programs
Today, we enjoy breakfast before departing for your international flight. You can also arrange optional programs and extend your stay (B)


Pre-Trip Travel Information:
One Of The Last Undiscovered, Once In A Lifetime Experiences:
Just a short flight from Miami, Houston or LAX, Nicaragua is one of the last great, undiscovered travel destinations. Despite rave reviews from Forbes Magazine, the Los Angeles Times, the New York Times and one of the lowest crime rates in Central and South America, Nicaragua’s somewhat checkered past has actually helped preserve its untouched and pristine charms. The revolution may be ancient history, but the beauty and peace of Nicaragua is still a secret to most folks. In many ways, Nicaragua is much like Costa Rica was when I first visited her 20 years ago. Nicaragua’s friendly and warm people offer a unique combination of old world colonial culture, vast and varied nature reserves and long stretches of pristine, untouched beaches.


Cancellation Policy:
CANCELLATION POLICY:

For More information, please review our Term & Conditions link
60 or more days: $150
30-60 days: $300 Advance payment cost unless deposit is higher
29–8 days: 40% of trip cost
7–0 days No refund

Client Note:
Some cruises and operators may require an additional deposit and have different cancellation policies. We will advise this at time of reservation. We strongly recommend travel insurance.


Required Deposit Per Person:
$500.00

Deposit Note:


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