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Calala Island, Nicaragua - Caribbean Exclusive Private Island

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ROOMS & SUITES: 4 Bungalow Suites


Calala Island, named one of "The 10 Best Private islands in the World," is nestled in the undiscovered part of the Caribbean, off the coast of Nicaragua.


SPECIAL OFFERS

    “Free Nights” offer valid for bookings made before 1st November 2017. “4 nights for the price of 3” and “7 nights for the price of 5” on certain weeks.

Experience barefoot luxury in a pristine paradise with a team of 25 Calala-lalas (also known in some parts of the world as "staff") for a maximum of 8 guests. They ensure your every desire is met, seamlessly.

Each of the four bungalow suites were designed by leading architect Matthew Falkiner, and carefully created with you in mind. Located directly along the beach and with the finest handcrafted Nicaraguan furnishings, each suite perfectly marries you with your tropical surroundings. With only four suites on the entire 9.5 acre island, complete privacy comes as standard, as does waking up to the birds tweeting at sunrise and to the sunset that must be seen to be believed.

The Caribbean and fine dining is rarely a match to be seen, but at Calala Island they take their food seriously. Executive Chef, Tom Morrell, comes with a wealth of experience having worked for some of the top Michelin starred restaurants in the UK and Europe, he is constantly showcasing his "elaboration of simplicity" and pushing the boundaries of what the wonderfully fresh local produce has to offer. It is worth traveling here just for the food!

ACCOLADES & ARTICLES

'Best Honeymoon Hideaway' & Best New Hotel in The Americas’ - 2017 World Boutique Hotel Awards

Read Harper’s Bazaar article: The 10 Best Private Islands in the World–And Where to Find Them

Read Luxury Travel Magazine article: Calala Island – The Caribbean's New Frontier

TRIP TYPE

Adventure/Eco/Nature
Family Vacation
Romantic Getaway
Spa & Wellness

WOW FACTORS

• Masterchef Tom Morrell's incredible food is alone worth traveling for!
• Little Calala Island is yours to enjoy as you wish just a few hundred meters, or a 5-10 minute paddle across from Calala Island.
• The beautiful tropical architecture of the private bungalows.
• The staff are warm and wonderful.
• Amazing sunrises and sunsets.

ACCOMMODATIONS

Book A Suite - Sharing the Island with a maximum of 8 guests, the 4 beautifully appointed beachfront suites make the perfect setting for you to enjoy this little piece of paradise. Rates are on a luxury all-inclusive basis, to include all meals and snacks, beverages (excluding champagne and some fine wines), water sports, fishing, snorkeling and more.

3 Junior Suites All-Inclusive - Luxury, beachfront suite, with private verandah and personal, secluded beach terrace. Ultra All-Inclusive, to include all meals, snacks and beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic). Internal transfers included (from Managua International airport)

1 Master Suite All-Inclusive - Luxury, beachfront Master suite, with private verandah and personal, secluded beach terrace. Ultra All-Inclusive, to include all meals, snacks and beverages (alcoholic and non-alcoholic). Internal transfers included (from Managua International airport)

Book The Island - When sharing just isn’t an option! Don’t worry, you can book the entire Island just for you (and your lucky guests, of course!). Rates are on a luxury all-inclusive basis, to include all meals and snacks, beverages (excluding champagne and some fine wines), water sports, fishing, snorkeling and much more.

AMENITIES & SERVICES

Complimentary Wifi
Beach Towels & Chairs
Hammocks
Hair Dryer
Iron on request
Pool Bar
Restaurant & Bar
Room Service

LEISURE

Outdoor Infinity Swimming Pool
Sun Decks w/ Loungers
Sandy Beach Area
2 Kayaks
1 Stand-up paddle board
Pool volleyball
2 Boogie boards
Massage treatments (additional charge)

SPA

An outdoor spa treatment cabana is nestled in the mangrove. The massage menu includes: Swedish massage, Shiatsu, Indian head massage, Foot massage, Back and Neck Massage. 30 minute treatment = $65; 60 minutes = $110.

EXPLORE

Half-day excursions include: Snorkeling, Fishing, and Visit to a local community.

AIRPORT

Managua International Airport (MGA)

HIGH SEASON

November through April

GETTING THERE

The closest international airport is Managua. There are two options to get to the Island from there:

(Included in your rate). Internal flight from Managua to Bluefields on La Costena Airlines. From here you will take a traditional Nicaraguan panga boat ride through the lagoon and mangroves and out onto the sea straight to the dock at Calala Island. Calala takes care of all these internal travel arrangements with representatives to meet you in Managua and Bluefields. Approximate internal flight time is 50 minutes followed by a 90 minute boat ride.

(Additional cost) Helicopter from Managua International Airport (MGA) direct to Calala Island. Flight time is 85 minutes. Price is approximately USD $7,000 each way. If you are interested in this service, the resort can make arrangements for you.

CONTACT DETAILS

Website: http://calala-island.com/
Email: inquiries@calala-island.com
Mention booking code: LUXTRAV


 

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