Map & Directions

Palermo Hotel & Resort 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 ecological-friendly resort 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.


30 minutes from Rivas
2 hours from Managua International Airport (MGA)
3 hours from Liberia International Airport (LIR)
20 minutes from the Costa Rica border
Minutes to San Juan del Sur’s discos, fishing, surfing, shopping, rental cars and restaurants


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. If you arrive at the Texaco gasoline station in the town of San Juan del Sur or pass the Palí grocery store or your left, you’ve missed the entrance and have driven too far.
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 lobby of the clubhouse.


Private or shared, air-conditioned van service from Managua International Airport
Car rentals booked through hotel reservations for pick up in San Juan del Sur, Managua or Peñas Blancas at the Costa Rican boarder crossing
Large, air-conditioned tour bus from Liberia to the Costa Rican border at Peñas Blancas or to downtown Rivas, where the hotel will meet you


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