Nicaragua has miles of unspoiled coastline, just waiting to be explored. With the debut of the newly-recommended golfing and beach resort, Mukul we’ve put together our essential packing items for a weekend in Nicaragua. These items have been carefully selected because they are multifunctional, and the pops of color keep your wardrobe interesting and beach [...]
This month’s Hideaway Report explored the remote and beautiful Emerald Coast of Nicaragua. Golfing enthusiasts and beach-goers alike will enjoy this newly recommended resort discovery. MUKUL Where: Rivas, Nicaragua What: Lavish oceanside resort, part of a sprawling 1,670-acre remote beach community on Nicaragua’s Emerald Coast. Just three dozen accommodations in freestanding oceanfront Villas and hillside Bohios, all with private [...]
The November 2013 Hideaway Report features Andrew Harper’s recent trip to New Mexico. Also in this issue is a new beachfront resort find in Nicaragua; a review of the Shangri-La, Paris; and a return visit to a favorite hotel in California. View the issue.
The exquisite Jicaro Island Ecolodge is situated just 15 minutes by motorboat from the vibrant colonial city of Granada. Jicaro’s neighbors include a handful of residential islands and about a dozen tiny specks big enough only for a tree or two. The resort’s island is scarcely larger, but architect Matthew Falkiner managed to squeeze in nine [...]
Some of the finest rum in the world comes from Nicaragua, produced by the century-old Flor de Caña distillery. During the turbulent revolutionary years, fearing that the Sandinistas might confiscate its stocks of aged rum, Flor de Caña hid many of its barrels abroad. After the Sandinistas were voted out of office and property rights [...]
The June 2012 Hideaway Report focuses on my recent visits to Uruguay and Nicaragua. With the opening of several dramatic new hotels in and around the small, strikingly beautiful Atlantic beach town of José Ignacio, Uruguay has emerged as a discreetly glamorous destination. A simple, sand-in-your-shoes kind of place where everyone gets around on bicycles, [...]