Nekupe Resort, Nicaragua

Get back to nature at Nekupe Resort, a beautiful and intimate property with only six luxurious villas and houses, located in the countryside near Nicaragua’s colonial hub of Granada, with breathtaking views of Mombacho volcano. This is more than just a hotel, it’s a hotel with a heart as the resort prides itself on it’s commitment to nature and the surrounding communities. With a flora and fauna sanctuary that includes more than 158 species of plants and 14,000 trees; and wildlife sustained by reservoirs developed by a team of local experts and ecologist, here you can explore the best of remote Nicaragua. The Resort is all about sustainable nature-based design, rich in Nicaraguan culture and our characteristic hospitality; besides nurturing exploration, adventure, wellness and peace. With experiences that include horseback riding, mountaintop yoga, tennis, skeet shooting, organic gardening and cooking classes, after a few days here you’ll be well acquainted with Nicaragua.


Nekupe is perfectly set in a 1,300-acre nature reserve in Nicaragua’s countryside, near the base of Mombacho Volcano in Nandaime. The resort is only a 30 minutes away from Granada and an hour and 30 minutes drive from Managua Airport – so you’ll be in the midst of pristine nature in no time.

Your room

The five unique villas at Nekupe have each been individually designed to provide an experience of full immersion in nature and Nicaragua’s surroundings; each one named after local trees and designed by Nicaraguan artisans. If you’re looking for a bit more space, Nekupe also offers a super luxurious house with four bedrooms – perfect for when you want to bring all your friends along too. Whether it’s a house or a villa, each room offers a luxurious base to relax and unwind after a day out horse riding or trekking, and with sweeping views over the volcano and jungle, there is no better place to settle in and switch off.

Why we like it

At Nekupe, a host of exhilarating outdoor experiences await. From from safari style adventures on ATV to dancing classes with locals from nearby communities; from farming to a world class clay shooting courses; there is something to suit all needs here. As soon as you arrive you’ll be met by your dedicated ranger who will guide you through all the possibilities depending on how active or relaxed you wish to be. To rejuvenate you can simply lie by the beautiful pool or indulge in a massage at the spa.