Morgan’s Rock Hacienda & Ecolodge Nicaragua
Morgan’s Rock Hacienda & Ecolodge
Playa Ocotal, San Juan del Sur.
Date of Creation
October 12th, 2004
Hotel General Manager
Built with minimal impact on the surrounding environment and respect for local indigenous communities. All structures were built in harmony with the existing slopes and trees with minimal earth movement and cutting of trees. The lodge interior features unique designs using sustainably sourced hardwoods from the property itself.
MORGAN’S ROCK HACIENDA & ECOLODGE
History & Story
The 1,100 hectare reforestation project and 9000 hectare private protected reserve owned by a French family (Ponçon family) and with their vision of educate to conserve and promote sustainable travel pratices by allowing guests to have memorable experiences immersed in nature while minimizing the human footprint, a great way to leave a permanent mark and give back to Earth.
Bathroom renovation in 2018.
Date added extensions
4,300 sq. ft. yoga platform (2016)
3 Two Bedroom Villas with Private Pool (2017)
Main Strengths, Special Touch
• Mile-long private beach
• 4,000 acre expanse of Nicaraguan jungle with a private protected reserve
• The 21 units were built with sustainable and certified wood products and furniture.
• Almost 80% of the operation is sustainable
• We have planted over a million of trees part of our reforestation project
Morgan’s Rock is located at Playa Ocotal, 12 km northwest from the entrance to San Juan del Sur. Morgan’s Rock is about 3 hours (by car) of Managua, Nicaragua´s capital and one and a half hour drive from Liberia airport in Costa Rica (without taking into consideration the time spent doing immigrations and customs and the border).
Key sites/activities in the area
In the surrounding 4,000 acres of protected undeveloped forest land including a private reserve, families can bond, play, and discover endlessly. The abundant wildlife here at Morgan’s Rock draws visitors to return again and again. Our unique setting offers guests the opportunity to feel immersed in the nature around them. Both children and adults are delighted to discover exotic animals such as monkeys, sea turtles, colorful birds, anteaters, sloths, iguanas, dolphins, and more. Conveniently close to San Juan del Sur, a fisherman’s town with a variety of restaurants, surf beaches and a zip lining experience.
Morgan´s Rock private beach is frequented year-round by two species of endangered turtles. Of the seven species of marine turtles in the world today, five are endangered.
Wake up with the howler monkey alarm in the morning.
We are the ideal destination for those families that are looking to spend time together, no minimum age. During holidays we have special activities such as scavenger hunt, soccer games, learning activities.
• Number of suites: 15
3 Ocean View Bungalows with Plunge pool (95 sq mts)
10 Ocean View Bungalows (95 sq mts)
2 Forest View Bungalows with Plunge Pool (95 sq mts)
• Number of Luxury rooms: 3
3 Two Bedroom Villas with Private Pool
• Number of rooms, (keys) in all: 18 keys
Restaurants & Bars
LA BASTIDE RESTAURANT: Diners at our comfortable outdoor La Bastide restaurant can enjoy a variety of special Nicaraguan dishes as well as an array of international flavors. The restaurant is located on a shady platform overlooking the pool, surrounded by forest, and beyond it the private beach and cove. You are invited to sit back with a glass of wine, perhaps some freshly caught seafood, and of course the complimentary stunning sunsets which are a nightly treat.
COMMODORE BAR: enjoy a variety of special Nicaraguan cocktails, Beers and Rum among other international spirits. The Commodore Bar is located next to La Bastide Restaurant on a shady platform overlooking the pool, surrounded by forest, and beyond it the private beach and cove.
BEACH BAR: features modern and airy nautical décor with light woods. Guests enjoy the Pacific Ocean sunset from waterfront seating, while ordering drinks from a rustic beach bar.
We have a la carte meals as well as half board, full board and all inclusive.
90 kms or hiking trails on the private reserve
Outdoor Swimming pool
4,300 sq. ft. yoga platform
Corporate & Celebration Events
Whether planning a formal get-together, a wedding ceremony, charity events, seated dinners, or a yoga retreat, our staff will relieve the stress of planning so you’re able to enjoy yourself. We can accomodate up to 100 people.
• 4,300 sq. ft platform
• Customizable food and beverage menus
• Audio/visual equipment
• Complimentary Wi-Fi
Extra Notable Features
• Coffee Tasting Experiences
• Private Beach
• Private Reserve frequented year-round by two species of endangered turtles
• On & Off Site Experiences
Hotel and restaurant Awards
Number of employees