STILL SALTY ESCAPE IS A YOGA & SURF RETREAT CENTER ON A MISSION TO CULTIVATE CONNECTION THROUGH NATURE, MOVEMENT, AND SERVICE IN NICARAGUA.
Kayla and her wife, Alix, met and fell in love in Nicaragua in 2019, which is why we like to say that Still Salty Escape was founded with love, in love.
Every single guest who steps into the center says the same thing: “The photos don’t do it justice.” Which makes you think we might need better photos, right? The thing is, we’ve had top photographers from around the world visit us and capture the property beautifully. So it’s not the photos’ fault!
The truth is, there’s an *energy* here that can’t translate through a screen. It’s a feeling more than an aesthetic (although the style is modern, chic, warm, and very Pinterestable). That thing guests feel when they’re at Still Salty Escape is the love from which it was born.
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STILL SALTY ESCAPE
A Love Story
Kayla and her wife, Alix, met in Nicaragua in 2019 when they both decided to go on a surf trip in a country they’d never been to before.
Because they booked it at the last minute and were battling holiday crowds, the only place to stay was a hostel with a shared dorm—which they both begrudgingly accepted.
They checked in on the same day, about an hour apart from one another.
And guess what?
They were roommates.
Just 10 days later, Kayla asked Alix if she wanted to buy land with her up in northern Nicaragua.
She’d found the most stunning property in the world. And she would know—she’d been looking for land for 10 years, to no avail.
Alix promptly said no, because—let’s face it—that’s moving a little too fast, even for a wlw relationship. But if there’s one thing you should know about Kayla, it’s that she doesn’t quite take no for an answer. So, she convinced Alix to come to the north to check it out.
The land spoke for itself, and 2 weeks later they were signing on the dotted line before they had so much as kissed—let alone admitted their feelings for one another.
While their friends and family thought they were both a little crazy for buying land in Nicaragua with someone they’d known for exactly 21 days, they knew it was the right choice, even though it didn’t make any sense.
The truth was, they were already in love, and it only took a few more days to confess as much. Three years later, Alix and Kayla celebrated their wedding on that very piece of land.
The rest, as they say, is history.