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Old Jun 26, 18, 10:38 am
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mukul (Guacalito, Nicaragua) "close indefinitely "

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Due to the crisis in Nicaragua, the country has experienced a significant decline in international tourism. This has negatively and dramatically affected the hospitality industry throughout the country, and Mukul is no exception. For this reason, the resort will close indefinitely beginning Monday, June 25, 2018. Mukul continued to operate without issue throughout the demonstrations that occurred elsewhere in Nicaragua; however, it has become necessary to suspend operations due to the country’s loss in tourism and due to the lack of visits to the resort. We cherish each and every team member, and we are doing everything we can to look after our resort family during this difficult time.Guests with reservations will be personally contacted, refunded within the next 30 days for any deposits placed for their stay, and assisted in rebooking their trip at another Auberge Resorts Collection property.
or are they just dropping auberge? (mukul became auberge? oct 2017?)
wonder re the residences and rentals, any interviews with owner pellas?
i see private rentals, for example several on airbnb not updated recently

and doesnt say that here
nekupe.com
4BR house + 4 1BR villas

anyone paying close attention to situation there?
might have different charter transport options
even if airport closes, helicopter and or boat

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Old Jun 26, 18, 12:02 pm
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We were there in April, and left two days before the protests really kicked off.

Was just wondering yesterday about how the escalation would affect Mukul. I doubt they’re leaving Auberge - but I bet Pellas has just decided it’s easier to close down than carry the variable operating costs with no incoming revenue.

Just a hunch.

edit: and yes, one can fly private to Costa Esmeralda, an airport Pellas is heavily involved in.
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Old Jun 26, 18, 12:09 pm
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how was it? empty?

indeed operating costs much less at nekupe for example, speaking of >
only 18 nights available through oct, no longer shows book room in 4BR
current entry rate is 1050, but after nov 10 rates do not go below 1650

how did you get there? very close to costa rica / liberia (nekupe roughly half way to managua)

mukul : 36 condos, 28 townhomes, more than a dozen houses, although seems only one new premium beachfront house "casa madera" , plus the pellas casona

guess there could be some comparison to amanusa, with the residences there

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Old Jun 26, 18, 2:52 pm
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It was actually somewhat full, given a large wedding. We flew to MGA and had a driver for the return transfers.
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Old Jun 26, 18, 4:56 pm
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I love Nicaragua, have been 10+ times ,and it breaks my heart to see the instability. I am a fairly adventurous traveler and don't really concern myself with local unrest when I visit a country, however I have lots of friends who either live in, or own vacation homes in Nicaragua, and it sounds pretty bad. Even they are leaving for a while. Therefore, I'm not surprised. Nica will come back stronger than ever once this is all sorted out. It is an amazing country, full of amazing beauty, and amazing people.
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Old Jun 26, 18, 5:53 pm
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Most of these beach developments were appropriated (i.e. corruption) and thus are potential targets for violence.
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So very sad...we really enjoyed our trip there two winters ago.
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Old Jan 12, 19, 7:56 pm
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website suggests still renting residences
"for vacation rental options, click here"

mukulresort.com/residences-by-mukul
mukulresort.com/casa-madera
mukulresort.com/dmk-villa-rental
mukulresort.com/antal-villas
mukul.aubergeresorts.com/resort/accommodations/casona-don-carlos
mukul.aubergeresorts.com/resort/accommodations/suite-dona-vivian

mukulresort.com/resort/accommodations/rentals
mukulresort.com/verdemar-ocean-view-villas-rentals
mukulresort.com/las-terrazas-residences-by-mukul

nekupe had four 1BR + two 4BR, may only do buyout

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