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Travel & Map

Villa Carmen is part of Palermo Hotel & Resort and is located in the town of San Juan del Sur on the pacific coast of southern Nicaragua. Our address is: Carreterra San Juan del Sur, km 139, San Juan del Sur, Rivas, Nicaragua.

This peaceful and private eco-friendly Villa overlooks the Pacific Ocean and green pastures of the Palermo farm. Choose between major international airports in Managua, Nicaragua (MGA) or Liberia, Costa Rica (LIR). Arrive by plane, boat or car. The roads are good and San Juan del Sur is a few minutes away.


35 minutes from Rivas
2.5 hours from Managua International Airport (MGA)
3.5 hours from Liberia International Airport (LIR)
30 minutes from the Costa Rica border
4 Minutes to San Juan del Surís Restaurant’s, shopping, rental cars, fishing, and surfing.


From the Pan American Highway heading south, turn right (west) at the obelisk marking the entrance to the San Juan del Sur Highway at La Virgen. Travel 12 miles (20 kilometers) and watch on the right for two large concrete signs flanking the entrance to the Palermo Hotel & Resort, There is also a very tall and large billboard advertizing Villas De Palermo on the right side of the road at this turn off. If you arrive at the Texaco gasoline station in the town of San Juan del Sur or pass the PalÌ grocery store or your left, youíve missed the entrance and have driven too far.
Turn around and go back the way you came and look for the Tall Billboard , now on your left. This paved road on your left is about 1.5 kms from town.
Drive up the paved road following signs to Palermo Hotel and Resort. Turn left at the first intersection and follow the road to the main gate. Continue to the security gate. Introduce your party to the security staff, enter Palermo Hotel and Resort, turn right and park to walk down to the Reception area and lobby of the clubhouse.

How to get there from the Airports

Private or shared, air-conditioned shuttle service from Managua International Airport. One company we recommend is
Car rentals, direct from Managua International Airport or
Large, air-conditioned tour bus from Liberia international Airport to the Costa Rican border at PeÒas Blancas or to downtown Rivas, where you can take a bus or a taxi, or rent a car.


There is ample, secure parking throughout Palermo Hotel and Resort.