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Rancho Santana

A luxurious haven on Nicaragua's Pacific Coast

Coastal luxury with an array of activities

Nestled along Nicaragua's renowned "Emerald" Coast, Rancho Santana features an expansive 2,700-acre private ranch and coastal community.

With exclusive access to five pristine beaches, including some of the region's premier surf breaks, the property offers a haven for wellness enthusiasts and outdoor adventurers alike.

Accommodations cater to every preference, ranging from the intimate 17-room boutique hotel to spacious two-bedroom garden casitas and luxurious three-bedroom beachfront condos, ensuring a perfect fit for every guest.

The story of Rancho Santana began with six friends from Baltimore, who, in 1997, encountered Sr. Granados, inviting them to explore his family's vast estate. From these humble beginnings, a vibrant community blossomed, driven by a shared vision of a harmonious coastal lifestyle. As the community flourished, so too did its amenities, tailored to residents' desires. From beachfront surf shops and tantalising taquerias to an equestrian centre, rejuvenating spa, and serene yoga and wellness centre. Rancho Santana epitomises coastal living at its finest.

Today, the Inn & Residences stand as a testament to the community's evolution, inviting visitors worldwide to share in its distinctive charm. With a commitment to sustainability ingrained in its ethos, Rancho Santana proudly serves over 80% on-site sourced cuisine, powered entirely by its solar farm, and is the largest local employer.

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When to go to Nicaragua

A month-by-month guide of when to go to Nicaragua

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January

This month offers sunny days and warm temperatures, making it perfect for exploring beaches like San Juan del Sur and Corn Islands.

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February

Similar to January, February boasts excellent weather for outdoor activities such as hiking in the lush rainforests or enjoying water sports on the Pacific coast.

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March

As the dry season continues, March is ideal for visiting colonial cities like Granada and León, with comfortable temperatures and clear skies.

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April

Easter celebrations in Nicaragua are vibrant and colorful, particularly in cities like Masaya and Managua, offering cultural experiences for visitors.

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May

May marks the start of the rainy season, but it's still possible to enjoy the country's natural beauty while avoiding crowds at popular tourist spots.

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June

Rainfall increases in June, so travelers can take advantage of lower prices and fewer tourists while exploring attractions like Ometepe Island and the Masaya Volcano.

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July

Despite occasional showers, July offers opportunities for eco-tourism adventures, including birdwatching in the cloud forests of the Mombacho Volcano Nature Reserve.

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August

The rainy season peaks in August, but visitors can still enjoy the country's diverse wildlife by exploring national parks like Indio-Maíz Biological Reserve.

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September

Rainfall begins to subside in September, making it a great time to visit Nicaragua's coffee plantations and learn about the country's rich agricultural heritage.

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October

Although showers are still common, October presents an excellent opportunity to experience traditional Nicaraguan festivals like the Palo de Mayo in Bluefields.

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November

As the dry season approaches, November offers pleasant weather for outdoor activities such as zip-lining in the canopy forests and volcano trekking.

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December

The holiday season brings festive atmosphere to Nicaragua, with lively street markets and celebrations in cities like Managua and Estelí.

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