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Private island with four beach cabanas, infinity swimming pool and fine dining restaurant

With its white sand beaches, crystal clear waters, and stunning sunsets, Calala Island is a true private paradise. The island lies in the Pearl Cays of the Caribbean Sea, just off the coast of Nicaragua; the area is known locally as the NiCaribbean.

With just five private suites available on the 9.5 acre island and over 25 staff members on hand, a stay on Calala is the ultimate barefoot luxury experience.

All buildings on the island are constructed in traditional Caribbean style with palm-thatched roofs, hand-crafted dark wood furniture, and lighting and soft furnishings created by local artisans. The resort aims to be environmentally-friendly with solar power, and recycling, wastewater and composting programs in place. In addition, all huts are slightly raised on stilts so as not to disturb the critically-endangered hawksbill sea turtles nesting on the island.

There is a wealth of activities on the island to keep everyone entertained; guests can take a relaxing dip in the infinity-edge pool and enjoy cocktails at the swim-up bar, try paddle boarding and kayaking, or take a fishing trip with a local fisherman. Children can enjoy pizza making sessions, pirate treasure hunts, and other garden games.

Just a 5 minute paddle away is Little Calala Island, a tiny islet with a sole umbrella, perfect for a romantic picnic. Visitors can explore the shipwreck on its shoreline or snorkel the surrounding reefs.

For true relaxation, the island boasts a spa in a secluded location, nestled amongst the mangroves, which offers over a dozen different pampering treatments.

With all meals included and evening menus changing daily, guests can enjoy gastronomic feasts featuring seafood caught earlier the same day, fresh produce from the island’s organic gardens, along with seasonal specialities. All meals are cooked up by the island’s Michelin-trained chef, though guests can choose between a romantic meal on their private veranda, a poolside burger, or a fine dining experience in the island’s private restaurant. Weekly events include an extravagant beach barbecue and an eight-course fine dining tasting evening.

Each of the five beachfront suites boasts a private veranda perfect for peaceful breakfasts, and a secluded palapa (thatched shelter) with a double hammock and seating where guests can relax on their own private stretch of beach. The suites feature luxurious king-size canopy beds, en-suite bathrooms with semi-al fresco rain showers, and comfortable sitting areas.

For those looking for a luxury break filled with gourmet cuisine, exciting activities, and true relaxation, all in complete privacy, Calala Island is the perfect choice.

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  • Swimming Pool Swimming Pool
  • Spa Spa
  • Fine Dining Restaurant and Bar Fine Dining Restaurant and Bar


2 x Master Suite (35 sqm) – King-size canopy bed, en-suite bathroom with semi-al fresco rain shower, sitting area, veranda with outdoor seating, and private beach palapa with double hammock & seating

3 x Junior Suite (47 sqm) – King-size canopy bed, en-suite bathroom with semi-al fresco rain shower, sitting area, veranda with outdoor seating, and private beach palapa with double hammock & seating


22 Aug 2023 - 13 Dec 2023 USD 14,000 per night
14 Dec 2023 - 8 Jan 2024 USD 21,000 per night
14 Dec 2023 - 8 Jan 2024 USD 21,000 per night
9 Jan 2024 - 12 Feb 2024 USD 22,500 per night
13 Feb 2024 - 17 Feb 2024 USD 33,500 per night
18 Feb 2024 - 23 Mar 2024 USD 22,500 per night
24 Mar 2024 - 7 Apr 2024 USD 33,500 per night
8 Apr 2024 - 6 Jun 2024 USD 22,500 per night
7 Jun 2024 - 21 Aug 2024 USD 20,000 per night
22 Aug 2024 - 29 Aug 2024 USD 22,500 per night
30 Aug 2024 - 3 Sep 2024 USD 33,500 per night
4 Sep 2024 - 25 Nov 2024 USD 22,500 per night
26 Nov 2024 - 1 Dec 2024 USD 33,500 per night
2 Dec 2024 - 13 Dec 2024 USD 22,500 per night
14 Dec 2024 - 8 Jan 2025 USD 33,500 per night

Price per night for exclusive use for up to 10 adults and 4 children.

Indoor Features

  • Fine dining restaurant & bar
  • Massage cabana
  • Hand-crafted furniture
  • Semi al-fresco rain showers
  • Safe
  • Solar power
  • Ceiling fans
  • Wi-Fi

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Outdoor Features

  • Beachfront location
  • Freshwater swimming pool
  • Swim-up bar
  • Private verandas
  • Private beach palapas
  • Outdoor dining
  • Sun loungers & umbrellas
  • Double hammocks
  • Mosquito nets
  • Organic gardens
  • Kayaks, paddleboards & dinghies

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  • Return transport from Managua Airport (internal flight + boat ride)
  • All meals, snacks & soft drinks
  • Alcoholic beverages (excluding Champagne & premium spirits)
  • 25+ staff members
  • Concierge service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Michelin-trained chef
  • Weekly beach barbecue
  • Weekly eight-course fine dining tasting menu
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Daily turn-down service
  • Wake-up calls
  • Daily towel changes
  • Linen changes every two days
  • Bathrobes & luxury bath amenities
  • Use of island boats & skipper
  • Laundry service
  • Fishing, snorkelling, non-motorised watersports & more
  • Turtle & bird watching
  • Children’s activities – pirate treasure hunts, pizza making, garden games etc
  • Massage & beauty treatments

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Extra Services

  • Helicopter transfers
  • Champagne & premium spirits
  • Motorised watersports
  • Scuba diving


Calala Island is a 9.5 acre private island located in the Pearl Cays, a region of the Caribbean Sea, just off the coast of Nicaragua. Locally, the region is known as the NiCaribbean.

The island is paradise for nature and wildlife lovers; sea turtles, dolphins, manatees, otters, rays, and lobsters all call the surrounding waters home, whilst birdlife on the island is abundant and diverse.

Visitors can enjoy snorkelling, diving, kayaking, paddle-boarding, dolphin watching, hiking, and fishing (pole-and-line, deep sea, and even spear fishing).

Just a short boat ride away are the Corn Islands (Big and Little Corn), two remote and rugged isles to explore. On Big Corn Island, visitors can hike to the peak of Mount Pleasant where the island’s natural lookout offers spectacular views of the surroundings.

Calala Island is reached via air from Managua to Bluefields in Nicaragua, followed by a 90 minute boat ride out to the island.

Distances (approx.):
Little Calala Island – 5 minutes’ kayak
Bluefields – 90 minute boat ride
Managua Airport – 50 minute internal flight + 90 minute boat ride
Corn Islands – 52 km

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Disclaimer: the location on the map may be approximate due to privacy reasons.

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