The Ranch

Rancho Santana is a world-class resort and residential community located on Nicaragua’s pristine Emerald Coast. “The Ranch” boasts 2,700 acres of rolling hills, five unique beaches, a variety of dining options, and activities from adventure sports to a menu of wellness offerings.

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Special Offers

A Nicaraguan Love Story

  • Minimum of 3 nights at The Inn or Residences at The Inn
  • Welcome beverage
  • Daily breakfast at El Café
  • A 3-course Destination Dining experience
  • Choice of 2 experiences:
    • Private Surf lesson, once during stay
    • Unlimited signature cocktails from 4pm-6pm, daily
    • Sunset horseback riding on the beach, once during stay
    • A 50-minute couple’s massage at The Spa in El Bosque
    • Complimentary shuttle service from the hotel to our 5 beaches, throughout the day
    • Mountain Biking based upon availability.
  • Offer is subject to availability at time of booking. Blackout dates apply. This offer cannot be combined with other offers or discounts and does not apply to group bookings

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Our Accommodations

Whether you’re seeking the luxurious amenities of a boutique inn or the privacy of an ocean-view home, Rancho Santana provides unique accommodation options inspired by the rugged, natural beauty of Nicaragua’s stunning Pacific coast.

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Travel + Leisure

We are thrilled to announce that Rancho Santana is once again nominated for the Travel + Leisure’s 2022 World’s Best Awards. Help us spread the beauty of Nicaragua by voting for Rancho Santana.

To cast your vote, click the link in our bio
• Select “Central America”
• Select “Nicaragua” and then “Hotels”
• Select “Rancho Santana” and rate us!

By sharing your thoughts on your favorite travel experiences, you’ll be entered into our giveaway for a chance to win a dream trip for two worth $15,000, to be planned by a T+L A-List Advisor.
Additional prizes: 2 winners of $5,000 cash and 3 winners of $1,000 cash.

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While You're Here


Explore. Surf Nicaragua’s breaks, sandboard down Playa Duna, or saddle up one of our horses for adventure!

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Relax. Retreat into The Spa in El Bosque “the forest” for a calm, cool respite away from the sun and surf.

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Make memories. Spot monkeys and visit the sea turtle sanctuary, or gather around a bonfire with some s’mores!

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Eat Fresh. Delight in fresh fare, seafood, and daily specials at one of the property’s four delicious restaurants.

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The Ranch can help with travel arrangements - Book now!

Worried about finding flight connections?

Costa Rica recently opened its land borders,
making Liberia a great place to fly into. Whether you've found your flight connection via Liberia or Managua, our team can pick you up and drive you here.

On your way back, our team can assist with testing and arrangements to leave the country!

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