Below, you’ll find recent media coverage of Rancho Santana.
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“Nicaragua is one of the safer places to travel
in Central America according to the 2017 Global Peace Index.”
“Fronted by the Pacific Ocean with an unspoiled dry forest landscape, upscale resorts like Rancho Santana have emerged to deliver world-class accommodation with authentic Nicaraguan hospitality.”
“I have told friends who like to travel—and especially those who like to eat well and ride horses in beautiful places—that Rancho Santana is a destination they would love.”
“…For couples seeking sun farther south, there’s the soon-to-be-open Inn at Rancho Santana, a seventeen-room hacienda-style property on the southwest Pacific coast of Nicaragua, where the vibe is old-world beach club meets surfer chic.”
“…Rancho Santana, a residential and resort community with dozens of privately owned and rentable houses, villas, casitas and condos on 2,700 acres, is opening an intimate inn next month. It will make a particularly picturesque corner of the country’s Pacific coast accessible to couples or others who want to stay in high-luxury, local-feeling surroundings, without renting one of the larger accommodations…“
“Rancho Santana offers both charm and grit with tons of on-site activities. Surf lessons and expeditions are easily arranged, and the food and drinks here were the best I had in Nicaragua (try the ceviche and fish tacos washed down with the resort’s signature jalapeño-infused tequila cocktail).”
“Nicaragua continues its hotel growth with the opening next month of Inn at Rancho Santana, a two-hour drive from the capital city of Managua, on the southwest Pacific coast. The 17-room main building will house an art gallery and a café, and the entire ranch property—all 2,700 acres—is available for guests to hike, mountain bike and horseback ride, or surf and kayak along the five beaches on-site…“
“Nicaragua: If the country is the next Costa Rica, then the Inn at Rancho Santana ($$) is its next great family getaway. The 2,700 acres along the Pacific coast offer plenty to keep the gang busy, like mountain biking, horseback riding, and surfing.”
“Through its artistic details, innovative food and drink options, commitment to nature and high level of service, the Inn at Rancho Santana achieves the delicate balance of chilled-out luxury.”
“With the colonial-luxe clubhouse (wood-lined rattan chairs, silk pillows, a scarlet billiard table), sand dollar-shaped pool, oceanfront spa and La Finca y el Mar restaurant, the Inn strengthens the social core of the ranch near Playa Santana, one of five nearly deserted beaches…“
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“Five retreats around the world that prove just how luxe a trip with the kids can be…”
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“The place that best encapsulates Nicaragua’s balance between 5-star luxury and rustic charm, though, is Rancho Santana.”
“While Cuba is getting more than its fair share of let’s-go-there-now attention, Nicaragua’s newly opened The Inn at Rancho Santana is reason enough to give the Central America getaway (accessible via direct flights from Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Houston and Atlanta) a serious look…“
“If you want to recharge in the sun and sand, choose one of these shorelines – each is honeymoon-worthy in its own way.”
“…A romantic, elegant celebration with a distinctly Latin American vibe.”
“…Surf-friendly Rancho Santana, a sprawling gated coastal community, sports five beaches, various surf breaks, a working ranch, a taco stand, a restaurant, multiple pools, a beach-cabana spa, a recently launched intimate hotel and more.”
“What’s particularly intriguing is that the roads throughout Rancho Santana are left unpaved. They have the equipment; they just prefer to leave the land undisturbed…“
“The quiet 2,700 acre resort hamlet of Rancho Santana on Nicaragua’s southwestern shores will get some slick boutique digs in 2015. Centered around the sweeping Las Cinco Playas, the resort area formerly only offered casitas, villas and privately-owned homes, but the 17-room Inn at Rancho Santana will offer a more accessible way to visit this protected coastal area…“
“The moment you drop your youngest kid at the dorm, the school calendar no longer rules your life. You never have to fight the high-season crowds of summer and spring break again. Suddenly, fall is wide open, and we know just where to make the most of it…“
“The property encompasses five different beaches, and is just minutes from 10 different breaks, ranging from the easy, rolling shore break at Playa Los Perros (where the property also runs an onsite surf shop) to barreling, more formidable swells of Playa Santana and Popoyo…“
“The next day, we headed to the fabled Rancho Santana, a world-class resort set on thousands of acres overlooking the Pacific. Arriving through the multi-mile manicured driveway, we knew we were in for a five star experience…“
Five Star Tourism
“Luxury tourism is taking hold on the Pacific side, and The Aeropuerto Costa Esmeralda, scheduled to open this winter, will put the Emerald Coast within easy reach…“
“A Pacific coastline with all of California’s beauty but none of its crowds: Welcome to Nicaragua…“
“Simple yet chic. Elegant yet casual. Tropical with a splash of topnotch style. This destination wedding is all this and more…“
“The Inn at Rancho Santana, two hours outside Managua, rests along two miles of glistening shoreline. The hotel, which opened in March 2015, resembles an old hacienda—the spacious rooms open onto a charming central courtyard…“