Morgans Rock Hotel

Morgans Rock Hotel
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Address
Playa Ocotal
SAN JUAN DEL SUR
Nicaragua
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Reviewed by Kimberly Lisagor

In 1998, when the Ponçon family purchased the 2,500-acre Nicaraguan farm where Morgan's Rock now stands, the land was occupied by squatters who were cutting down old-growth trees, stealing eggs from nesting sea turtles, and generally living in a way that threatened the sustainability of the rainforest.

Now many of those individuals are on the lodge's payroll, working to protect the very wildlife they used to exploit. The turtles are thriving, more than a million hardwood and

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Price Points
$451-650
Room Types
Villa
Recreation & Amenities
Beach Activities,Canoeing,Cultural Activities,Gourmet Dining,Horseback Riding,Kayaking,SCUBA Diving,Sailing,Saltwater Fishing,Sightseeing,Snorkeling,Wildlife/Nature Programs
Eco-cred
Eco-star
Closest Airport
Morgans Rock Hacienda and Ecolodge is more than just a hotel or luxury resort. It is a unique and natural haven for the true traveler who is looking for a touch of luxury while enjoying the adventure and excitement of an exotic and tropical destination. But most importantly,it is a project of nature conservation, community development and reforestation offering Agro and Ecotourism at its best. Enjoy the solitary companionship of one of Nicaraguas most beautiful beaches while slipping back into your spacious private bungalow overlooking Pacific sunsets and tropical wildlife. Remind yourself how to play with time while working with nature.

Expert Review of Morgans Rock Hotel

Beach Review of Morgans Rock Hotel

By Away Travel Expert : Liza Prado
Beach Expert Favorite
Beach Expert Rating 5.0 out of 5
Recommended for:
Scuba Diving,Snorkeling,Surfing
Beach Expert Tips & Helpful Hints
  • Bungalows 13, 14, and 15 are a steep climb up a staircasefrom the restaurant and beach; if you prefer accommodations that are easier to access, ask for bungalows 3, 4, or 5.
Located on 4,400 acres of private rainforest, Morgan's Rock Hacienda & Ecolodge offers guests a high-end eco- and agro-tourism experience. Fifteen bungalows sit high above a white sand beach, each built from tropical woods that have been responsibly logged or grown on a tree farm. All bungalows are open air but screened in, allowing guests to feel as if they are truly outdoors (some even have live trees growing in the middle of them). Along the same lines, each bungalow has an outdoor shower as

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