This past week I went on a yoga/surfing retreat in Nicaragua organized by Columbia Business School’s Healthy Living Club. After the weeks upon weeks of recruiting for summer internships, the grey NYC winter skies, and the anticipation of upcoming exams — it was the perfect R&R.
I had expected a sophisticated, highly commercialized tourist industry. What I found was private guest houses tucked away amongst the vegetation and along unadulterated beaches. The people, the food, and the weather were the stuff to write home about — the roads and the transportation, not so much, but it was all part of the adventure.
Where to Stay: Maderas Village, steps from the beach, the experience at Maderas Village will want to cancel your ticket home. Gorgeous eco-friendly bunglows, family-style dinners with excellent local cuisine, and surfing & yoga all on premise. It’s reason enough to go to Nicaragua