Aqua Wellness Resort, Nicaragua: Yoga at the Beach, Monkeys in the Trees

It’s 5:45am when the howling starts. Well, it’s not howling exactly, I realize as I gradually awake. I’m hearing what sounds more like a gentle rhythmic yelping: “Owr, owr, owr.” At Aqua Wellness Resort on the Pacific coast of Nicaragua, where my husband Alan and I recently spent a few days, you feel like a guest of nature. With stylish wood cottages built into the trees above a white sand beach, you don’t sacrifice comfort for these natural surroundings. You may find, though, that your morning wake-up call comes, not from the front desk or your smartphone, but from the

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