EDEN ON THE CHOCOLATA
La Chocolata, Nacascolo
San Juan del Sur, Departameno de Rivas
How to get to Eden from Managua Airport?
Take a taxi to the bus station for long-distance bus routes at Mercado Roberto Huembes. A regular bus will take approximately 3-4 hours to reach San Juan del Sur. A taxi from Managua airport takes approximately 2.5 hours to get here. We can arrange a taxi to pick you up at the airport for 70 dollars. Let us know before you arrive in Nicaragua.
How to get to Eden from San Juan del Sur?
We provide a daily free shuttle service from Eden to San Juan del Sur. You can also take a taxi. A taxi (for 4 persons) from San Juan del Sur to Eden will cost $ 5,-. If you come by car you need to turn right just before you enter San Juan del Sur in the direction of the northern beaches Playa Maderas, Playa Marsella and Playa Majagual. This road is called ‘La Chocolata’. Follow this road for approximately 7 minutes and you will find yourself in the area called Nacascolo. We are located 100 meters passed the old water tank on your right-hand side, before the Tree Casa sign. We have private, secure and free parking. You don’t need a 4×4 to get to our property.
What transport can I take to go to Eden?
You can book your flight to arrive at Augusto C. Sandino International Airport (MGA) in Managua, Nicaragua. It is also possible to book your flight to Liberia in Costa Rica, but then you have to cross the border, which is normally not difficult. Both options are around a 2.5 hour drive away. We offer (free of charge) a taxi from Managua airport to us at 12.00 noon. If you arrive another day or time, we can set up a taxi for you for 70 US dollar one way. From Liberia it is 140 US dollar one way or you can take the local bus, which is much cheaper. Local buses are around 5-10 dollar and shuttles between 25-35 dollar. Shuttle companies are Iskra Travel, Caribe shuttle and Casa Oro.. If you want to book a taxi, let us know your flight details and we take it from there. It’s best to try to arrive between mid-morning and mid-afternoon and depart noon onwards. But you can also come and leave at other times. Taxi can be taken 24/7 or you can stay overnight near the airport.
In which currency can I pay in Nicaragua?
You can pay in Nicaraguan Cordobas or US Dollars. We accept cash, PayPal and credit card. PayPal and credit card have a 4% surcharge. The bigger restaurants will accept credit cards; the small local shops only accept cash.
How far is the beach from Eden?
The beach is around a 10 minute walk. San Juan del Sur Beach and town is around 30/40 minutes walking or you can take the free shuttle or taxi for 5 dollars and you will be there in 5/10 minutes.
How is the weather in San Juan del Sur?
It is always warm and sunny. The rainy season is from mid May until the end of October. We rather call it green season, it’s the most beautiful time of year and it mostly rains during the night. From November until April it is dry season with a lot of sun. In November and December the nature is still green from the rain season. After that the nature will be more dry.
Do I need to bring a yoga mat?
We will provide all the yoga mats, but if you prefer to have your own yoga mat, you can bring it of course.
What are the options for lunch?
Other than healthy smoothies and snacks we are not offering lunch. There are a few restaurants on walking distance or you can go with the shuttle to San Juan del Sur where you find a lot of lunch places with different cuisines. Prices are around $10 for a meal on the beach. You can also go to other beaches around and get lunch there.
Is the yoga for beginners or intermediate?
Everybody is welcome. The retreat is perfect for beginners and intermediate. We will offer different classes which are suitable for everybody.
Is there free WiFi?
Yes, we have free wifi in the main area and the swimming pool area.