Hacienda Iguana Real Estate

Hacienda Iguana Real Estate

Hacienda Iguana Real Estate offers affordable, stunningly beautiful beachfront properties for sale in Central America. Located in the southwestern part of Nicaragua. Also Hacienda Iguana Real Estate is a premier development that offers a wide range of investment opportunities from luxurious villas.

Hacienda Iguana Nicaragua is a high-end gated community on 345 acres along the Emerald Coast of Nicaragua. It offers a challenging 9-hole golf course, world-renowned surf, luxury beachfront accommodations and the most scenic locations in Nicaragua. Moreover, Hacienda Iguana is one of the leading and most innovative golf and beach clubs in Nicaragua.

Hacienda Iguana Real Estate is located about 30 minutes northwest of Rivas in a fully secure. Gate-guarded community, just steps from some of the best breaks in Nicaragua including Colorados and Panga Drops. Enjoy the mile and a half long, pristine beach known as Playa Colorado. In additon, two rivers border both the north, south side of the development. Where you can see abundant wildlife including tropical birds, iguanas, sea turtles and howler monkeys.

Hacienda Iguana also offers a range of amenities that make it an ideal place to invest in real estate. The development is gated and secure,. Also there are also several restaurants, bars, a grocery store, and a medical clinic on-site.

Why invest in Hacienda Iguana Real Estate?

Hacienda Iguana Real Estate provides many residential or commercial options for those seeking second homes or investing in emerging markets. Located on about 345 acres with over 200 lots sold, 80 condos and over 30 homes built. Villa, estate home, townhouse or condominium; you will find something that suits your needs whether it be beachfront, golf or river. If you are considering investing in Nicaragua Vacation Rentals, then Hacienda Iguana Nicaragua Real Estate is an excellent option for you.

Most of what you will want to do can be found inside the gates of Hacienda Iguana Nicaragua. There is a challenging 9-hole golf course, that has the ability to be a thrilling and complex 18-hole course (with future plans of more improvement and development), yoga classes in a beachfront palapa, delicious food and lively bars, bootcamps organized in various locations within Iguana, horseback rides that leave from your door – and of course amazing surf!

Hacienda Iguana Bars and Restaurants

La Conquistadora, La Joya.

Hacienda Iguana Real Estate has many eateries located in the La Joya commercial area, neighboring our Emerald Real Estate office in Hacienda Iguana is La Conquistadora, with their tasty fusion of Mexican and Salvadoran flavors.

Casa Ananas, Hacienda Iguana.

Casa Ananas is a favorite among full-time residents and tourists, with homemade pastas and authentic Italian cuisine including a brick-oven pizza, gluten free options and soul poured into fresh and weekly updated menu offerings.

Pili’s Kitchen

Pili’s Kitchen located at the Beach Club at Playa Colorado is a must for beachfront views while enjoying organic salads and fresh beach fare like wasabi fish burgers and poke bowls. Be sure to make it to the Hacienda Iguana Real Estate Beach Club for sunset and enjoy Pili’s Kitchen’s happy hour on drinks and bar food like nachos, bruschetta and quesadillas.


For quick bites and pick-me-ups like coffee, espressos, smoothies and fresh juices, Scoops Spokes is the go-to place with delicious and creative offerings in their baked goods case varying each day.

Iguana Brewery

Iguana Brewery has a fun vibe both indoor and outdoor with delicious food options and locally brewed beers.

Downtown Iguana

Downtown Iguana is Nicaraguan owned and has awesome options for surf or turf. Burgers, steaks, seafood and more!

Hacienda Iguana Beach Club

For the ultimate welcome and introduction early on in your arrival to Hacienda Iguana Real Estate, Emerald’s number one recommendation is a walk down the beach at sunset to Pili’s Kitchen and Beach Club for sunset. Each day, the community pours out— locals, long term residents and visitors to enjoy the scene. Enjoy the views or join a volleyball game, grab a few drinks in the bar area and hang out with other guests and residents along with a wall to take in the ocean air and sunset view while watching the surf. You will enjoy mingling with everyone and making fast friends and feel the warmth of the community and its people.

Hacienda Iguana Shops and Commercial

The commercial center just inside the second gate features a growing list of businesses and restaurants:

  • The NSR surf shop is where you can rent boards or pick up other surf items or bikes.
  • For spa services, check out Pure Massage newly located at LA JOYA, located just next door to our Emerald Investment Nicaragua Real Estate office.
  • If you are looking for a fitness center check out the newly opened The Farm which also features a sauna and ice facility.
  • Rios Market and Stop & Go Surf Supermarket are local markets that are well stocked with all the basics you will need.
  • Nica Heartbeat/Iguana Pharmacy first response center and pharmacy ensures access to a local doctor and any basic medical and medicine needs.

Local and organic food is available for delivery through Yasmil Transportation and Primaevo; or just catch the veggie truck when it comes by the commercial center. We are also happy to arrange a chef and catered meals at your villa, but if you prefer to dine out and want to leave the property we can easily arrange transportation to several great restaurants that we recommend, all of which feature local food and wonderful atmospheres within a half-hour drive.

For an off-campus excursion, Magnific Rock in Popoyo is our most recommended spectacular sunset spot. Perched perfectly above Beginners Bay in Popoyo, jutting out on submarine rock, is the multi-level restaurant and bar. Owned by our very own Jackson Rowland of Emerald Investment Nicaragua, be sure to go visit him and enjoy breathtaking 360 views of Nicaragua. If you need transportation to get around inside Hacienda Iguana, we can also arrange for a golf cart or bike rentals.

Hacienda Iguana Surf

If you’re a surfer looking for the ultimate destination to catch some waves, look no further than Hacienda Iguana Nicaragua. This beautiful region, located on the southwestern coast of Nicaragua, offers some of the best surfing in Central America, with consistent waves, warm water, and stunning natural beauty.

Hacienda Iguana Nicaragua Real Estate has an incredibly beautiful white sand beach that is over one-mile long with crystal clear water and incredible sunsets. Aside from great golf, you can enjoy one of Nicaragua’s most breathtaking beaches that is recognized internationally as one of the top surfing destinations in the country.

We happen to have two of the best surf breaks in Nicaragua, Colorado and Panga Drops. Unlike Costa Rica or El Salvador, this small area of Nicaragua has year round deep water swells and 300+ days a year of all 24 hour offshore winds blowing in from Lake Nicaragua. No matter what kind of board you ride, there are at least 8-10 breaks in the area just for you. Hacienda Iguana Nicaragua Real Estate offers a very unique surf environment that you won’t find anywhere else in Central America.

There are a lot of reasons why Hacienda Iguana Nicaragua is a surfer’s paradise. For starters, the area boasts some of the most consistent waves in the region, with plenty of breaks to choose from. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced surfer, you will find plenty of opportunities to catch some waves in Hacienda Iguana.

In addition, the water in Hacienda Iguana is warm year-round, making it a comfortable and inviting place to surf. The region also boasts stunning natural beauty, with crystal-clear waters, white sand beaches, and lush tropical vegetation.

Best Surf Breaks in Hacienda Iguana Nicaragua

There are several great surf breaks to explore in Hacienda Iguana Nicaragua. Some of the most popular include:

Playa Colorado Surf

Located right in front of Hacienda Iguana, Colorado is a world-renowned surf break that offers consistent waves year-round. This beach break is best for experienced surfers, as the waves can get quite large.

Panga Drops Surf

Another popular surf break in Hacienda Iguana, Panga Drops offers a variety of waves to choose from, including rights and lefts. This break is ideal for intermediate surfers.

Surfing Amenities in Hacienda Iguana Nicaragua

Hacienda Iguana Nicaragua offers a range of amenities to make your surfing experience as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. There are several surf shops and rental companies in the area, so you can easily rent or purchase all the gear you need to catch some waves. There are also several surf schools in the area, offering lessons for beginners or those who want to improve their skills.

In addition, there are plenty of places to relax and refuel after a long day of surfing. There are several restaurants and bars in Hacienda Iguana, serving up delicious local cuisine and refreshing drinks. And of course, there are the beautiful beaches themselves, where you can relax and soak up the sun between surf sessions.

Hacienda Iguana Real Estate and Golf

Hacienda Iguana Golf & Beach Resort is the pioneer in Nicaragua’s golf push. Offering a whole new and unique golfing experience all set within one of the most scenic locations on Nicaragua’s Riviera. The high-end condominium and residential development took the bold first step in constructing a challenging, well-manicured and pleasantly landscaped 9-hole course shaped to the natural contours of the coast, with the capability of being a challenging 18 hole course.

The course, which opened in 2004, is one of Nicaragua’s best-kept sporting secrets, despite being affordable and fun. Designed by Niels Oldenburg, the course features some tricky holes. Such as a tough uphill green on hole 1, a large tree in the fairway that swats down your drive on hole 2, and a water trap on hole 9 that is home to many wildlife species.

Did you know Hacienda Iguana Nicaragua has an airport?

The Costa Esmeralda International airport is only a few kilometers from the entrance of Hacienda Iguana Nicaragua Real Estate, making the beach and development one of the most sought after in all of Nicaragua.


The local airport, Emerald Coast International Airport (Airport code – ECI), started flights in November 2015 and is literally only a 1-2 minute drive from Hacienda Iguana’s entrance and 10 minute drive from the properties in Hacienda Iguana Nicaragua. Direct flights to ECI are from San Jose or Liberia, Costa Rica on Sansa Air (www.flysansa.com). You can also fly into Managua airport (Airport code- MGA) and drive 2.5 hours to Hacienda Iguana or fly to Liberia, Costa Rica and drive 2.5-4 hours (depending on how busy the border is) to Hacienda Iguana. Currently due to the Nicaragua Entry Requierments 2022 the airport is closed, however we hope to see the flights return very soon.

The Benefits of Owning Hacienda Iguana Real Estate

If you’re looking to invest in real estate in Hacienda Iguana, there are several options to consider. The development offers a range of properties, from beachfront villas to cozy condos, to suit any budget.

Options for all Budgets

The luxurious beachfront condos and villas at Hacienda Iguana Real Estate are some of the most sought-after properties in the area. These properties offer stunning ocean views, each with a private pool, and all the amenities you could ask for. They’re perfect for those who want a little bit of luxury in their lives, and are willing to invest in it.

For those who are looking for something a little more affordable, there are also plenty of lands, condos and EcoCasitas available. These properties are perfect for couples or small families, and offer all the amenities you need to enjoy your time in Hacienda Iguana. They’re also a great investment opportunity, as they’re priced more affordably than the beachfront properties but still offer the potential for a solid return on investment.

Safety and Security

Owning property in Hacienda Iguana offers a range of benefits, both for those who are looking to live there full-time and those who are looking for a vacation home. For starters, the area is incredibly safe and secure, with 24-hour security and a gated entrance. This makes it an ideal place to raise a family or simply enjoy a peaceful retirement.

Near Tourist Destinations

In addition, Hacienda Iguana is conveniently located near some of the most popular tourist destinations in Nicaragua. You can easily explore nearby towns and cities, or take a day trip to some of the area’s many natural wonders. And of course, there are the beaches – some of the most beautiful in the world – which are just steps away from your front door.

Great Investment Opportunity

Finally, owning property in Hacienda Iguana Real Estate is also a great investment opportunity. The area is growing rapidly, with new businesses and developments popping up all the time. This means that property values are likely to continue to rise, making it a smart investment for those who are looking to build wealth over time.

There is plenty more to see and do including nature viewing, jungle and ocean view hikes, massage, yoga, boat trips, fishing, horseback riding, surf lessons, moto rentals and more! The area has epic, largely untapped fishing with dorado, wahoo, tuna and snapper and the whole line up of Pacific sport fishing game fish.

Contact us

Hacienda Iguana Real Estate is the perfect investment opportunity for those who are looking for a beautiful, safe, and convenient place to call home. Whether you are looking for a luxurious villa or a cozy condo, there are plenty of options to choose from. And with the area’s growing popularity, there’s no doubt that property values will continue to rise in the years to come. So, if you like the idea of owning, enjoying, and profiting from one of the most beautiful spots in the world, then Hacienda Iguana is the perfect place for you. Dedicated to providing a place that fits every lifestyle and interest. Emerald Investment would love to hear from you and help guide you in your search for a dream property in Hacienda Iguana Real Estate Nicaragua!

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