D’ Santos Boutique Hotel, Carazo

Wake up and smell the coffee – and listen to the birds. D’Santos Boutique Hotel is part of a working coffee plantation, set in a certified private wild reserve.

The freshest-tasting coffee you’re ever likely to find? Quite possibly. D’Santos is a tiny boutique hotel with just seven guest rooms and suites, set in the middle of an established coffee plantation. So the hand-picked coffee is superb – especially as it’s accompanied by the morning chorus from any number of exotic birds.

As well as being on a plantation, this hotel is set in the Concepcion de Maria’s Certified Private Wild Reserve, giving you the chance to turn your luxury, tailor-made holiday to Nicaragua into a wildlife-watching adventure. On your doorstep you’ll find a vast array of different plant species, ranging from rare trees to ornamental flora, grasses and lianas. You’ll encounter a host of local mammals, numerous species of birds, amphibians like brightly coloured frogs, reptiles and fascinating insects.

D’Santos Boutique Hotel, at a glance

  • Boutique hotel set in the heart of Concepcion de Maria’s Certified Private Wild Reserve
  • Choice of just seven exclusive suites and double or single rooms
  • All decorated in the traditional colonial style
  • Antique and period furnishings restored by local craftsmen
  • En suite bathrooms which combine modern facilities with old world charm
  • Suites feature king-size beds plus sofa beds (double suite has two beds)
  • Internet and cable TV
  • Fine food – including local specialities – served in a flower-bedecked, terrace-style restaurant

For leisure and pleasure

  • Perfect base for visiting the wondrous Concepcion de Maria’s Certified Private Wild Reserve
  • Explore the working coffee plantation with guided discovery tours
  • Picturesque walks along the coffee trails
  • Early morning and evening bird watching trips
  • Horse riding expeditions, including horses suitable for children
  • Cycling into the surrounding countryside
  • Play room with table games
  • Easy access to two of the region’s most interesting cities with their markets, restaurants, bars and sightseeing opportunities
  • Ayesha provided superb advice - she is to be commended! We had the most excellent adventure - everything went smoothly, first time in any of our India trips!

    JK, India, 2014


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