Nestled luxuriously among the cliffs and tall palms on Nicaragua’s emerald coast is a beautiful secret just waiting to be discovered – Mukul Resort.  This gem offers 37 guest accommodations built with nature and Nicaragua’s natural surroundings in mind.  From artisanal furnishings to expansive glass windows that bring generous seascapes into view, every detail is lovingly considered.  Now just imagine doing yoga there!


Mukul Resort Nicaragua Yoga Retreat

Mukul Resort Aerial View | Photo: Marianna Jamadi


With a newly built yoga platform that is framed by rainforest on two sides and open to sea breezes on the others, the view of the ocean and the sense of soulfulness is outstanding.   Yoga teacher and retreat planner Jessie Potter says, ”I visited the resort back in May and it truly blew me away. Every room or “bohio” has its own private view and plunge pool. Walking the premises is beautiful, but when you’re looking for a lift there are golf carts to pick you up and drop you off at different parts of the property. The spa is truly the nicest and most private spa I’ve ever been to.”


The spa at Mukul Resort Nicaragua Yoga Retreat

Photo: Marianna Jamadi


Spa treatments at Mukul are private indulgences that make you feel like, “the only person on earth.”  Private spa experiences housed in individual “temples” offer a day of lush and luxurious treatments that not only melt away the stresses of your daily life, but invite you into a world of self-nourishment. And a 60 minute spa experience is an included option in Jessie’s The Beauty of Being Yoga Retreat planned for this November.

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Golf course at Mukul Resort Nicaragua

Golf at Mukul Resort | Photo: Marianna Hamadi


Of course this beautiful resort boasts a complete professionally planned 18 hole golf course that hosts the Flor de Cana Open, a LatinAmerican PGA golf tour named after the famous rum brand.  A bottle of Flor de Cana will welcome you during your stay at the Mukul Resort when booking the Beauty of Being Yoga and Wellness Mukul Retreat with Jessie Potter.


Yoga at Mukul Resort Nicaragua

Yoga at Mukul | Photo: Marianna Jamadi


Daily yoga and meditation will include themes specially chosen by Jessie and her mom Jody Potter, an avid yogi, and meditation guru.  The themes will provide opportunities for inward focus and self-reflection.

Yoga Teacher Jessie Potter

Jessie Potter


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With a focus on self, there is plenty of unstructured time during the day to explore the exceptional amenities at Mukul, play golf, indulge in spa experiences, or just spend time in deep thought looking out over the pristine ocean while enjoying the beauty of being.


Beach life at Mukul Resort Nicaragua

Photo: Marianna Jamadi


Nicaragua’s love for nature and the country’s unspoiled beauty are a perfect complement to a yoga retreat that will help you arrive at that space of love and requiescence.


Beach Yoga with Kinoyoga and BeachYogaGirl at Mukul Resort Nicaragua

Beach Yoga with Kinoyoga and BeachYogaGirl | Photo: Marianna Jamadi


If you go:

For more info and to check availability for Jessie’s Retreat check Mukul’s site.

The international airport closest to Mukul is in the capital city of Managua about a 120 minute scenic drive, or a 20 minute flight to local Costa Esmeralda Airport.  The local airport is a short and beautiful 15 minute drive to Mukul.

Mukul Resort offers transfers from both Managua’s airport and Costa Esmeralda Airport via luxury coach.

Guests may also choose to fly into Costa Rica’s San Jose International Airport or to Liberia Airport on the Pacific coast of this neighbouring country.  A flight to Costa Esmeralda is only 30 minutes away.

More on Liberia Airport and Costa Rica’s Playa Conchal in an upcoming article.