Beachfront hotel in the style of a traditional Caribbean plantation house, with an intriguing history and a distinct seaside vibe.
Across the road from the beach, set at one end of San Juan del Sur's sweeping bay, Hotel Victoriano captures the essence of a traditional Caribbean plantation house. The hotel has an intriguing history (once even playing host to Mark Twain) and a distinct seaside vibe.
Cosy, well-equipped guestrooms lead out onto balconies with ocean views, while teak furniture and hibiscus print curtains add to the tropical ambience.
At the front of the hotel is a small pool and terrace where breakfast is served; opposite is a row of restaurants serving some of the best seafood dishes you’re likely to taste in Nicaragua.
What our clients say
"All.... the people are wonderful..and all are so keen to promote their country, which is in it's infancy of tourism. I told them that I would happily be an ambassador for their country!"PM, Cambridge
El Castillo - wonderful setting on river - arriving by boat (even though it broke down and we had to Be rescued by public boat for last part of journey. Loved the accommodation and jungle walk.NJ, Pinner
Most memorable aspect: “Many. I liked the arrangement which was a good mix of independent trip and organised travel, I was able to make more out of it than in a group travel because I was able to ask the questions of my own interest about the country and felt it was a trip tailored to my interests but making most of the time I had available.”AV, Brockwell
Most memorable experiences: “Nicaragua as a whole including Ometepe island and Granada. Bocas del Toro”MT, Birmingham
Highlights: “Sunset at Totoco - closely followed by composting toilet (also Totoco) - actually possible to enjoy both at the same time.”CN, Ruislip
Local cultures were well recognised and customs observed, especially on Ometepe where the local population were trying to maintain a traditional lifestyle while moving into the21st century.AK, Wantage
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