Clean and simple.  All you need to enjoy the classic Nicaraguan beach stayOutside shower but there is a nice enclosed shower also.
Entire home/apt
2 Guests
1 Bedroom
1 Bed
Per Night
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About this listing

Welcome to my little slice of Nicaragua. I've been here 20 years and I hope you love it as much as I do. You will notice my staff is all Nicas and they don't speak much English. but the real beauty of Nicaragua is her people.


The Space
Accommodates: 2
Bathrooms: 0
Bed type: Real Bed
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Room type: Entire home/apt

Amenities

Prices
Extra people: No Charge
Weekly discount: 7%
Cancellation: Strict

Description

The Space

Single queen, shower, bathrooms and communal kitchen. Paradise on a budget.


Nobody can put you closer to the beach. The village is pristine, original. Your going to love it

We have four showers three bathrooms and a communal kitchen. There are almost an acre of cool places to hang out

Nicaraguan's are the major natural resource of this overlooked country. You'll find them warm and welcoming. The water is amazing and the weather very accommodating for almost any activity you could want to do

Taxis are a great deal and you don't have any down time waiting. Once your here everything is within walking distance

There are surf spots for beginners all the way to experienced surfers wanting a perfect barrel shot to hang on their wall

Guest Access

Wifi three chill places to hang out and mountain for firewood for beach bonfires or cook over wood in any one of three barbecues. There are three bathrooms and a large shared kitchen.

Interaction with Guests

There is always someone here to help with directions, rent a surfboard, or a motorcycle.

The Neighborhood

Nicaraguan's are the major natural resource of this overlooked country. You'll find them warm and welcoming. The water is amazing and the weather very accommodating for almost any activity you could want to do
How to act:

Remember this is a very small community and you are a part of it. Please be civil and neighborly. The people who got here before you can help tune you in. Other guests can tell you the places they like to eat, drink and get supplies. Ask other guests what shelf in the frig you can use as well as where is best to store other food items. My staff would love to help you also, so practice a few key words first using the translator on your device and give it a go.

Where to eat:

Standing on the beach. looking at the ocean, if you turn right you will come to a small hill we call the LOMA. At the bottom of the Loma is Mana Lynn’s and the Gigante Spanish Language School. Dona Lynn cooks Nica style meals over a wood fire. Everything is good. Consult the white board for options. Ask the price before you order, sometimes there is confusion over the price. They are a good source for close, cold beer. Bring your own bottle to trade so you can get a cheaper price.

If you turn left right at the front fence and follow it across the river you will come to the Bar Cascada. This short cut keeps you from having to walk thru Dona Lynn’s. Cascade sells ice cold beer to go and tacos, burritos and chicken dinners. All very good. Remember that we reuse the beer bottles in Nicaragua so to avoid paying a deposit take a bottle from the bucket in the largest chill zone. Look around you will see it.

Buena Vista is at the top of the Loma and offers a commanding view of the sunset and beach to the north. The food is good.

Now, if you were to turn left on the beach, right next door you can get a drink from 4 to 8 and have a great third floor view. Continue south on the beach and you will come to Mirador Margarita’s. This is a beachfront restaurant that doesn’t serve margaritas but the fish is some of the best in town. The reason for this is the fish processing plant is owned by the same family. It is just next-door on the inland side. You can buy fresh fish here also.

Now leaving the beach and walking down the road to the right and the center of town
you will come to Blue Sol. They have Wifi, TV and an upstairs dining room. Some guests love the food and others say it’s just passable. Service is inconsistent.
Across the street Kitty Corner is an un-named restaurant. Dotina Cachita cooks wonderful meals but bring a good book. It takes awhile.

Next-door is the Eskimo Ice Cream store!

Across the street is Mar y Mar. Another place offering typical Nica style foods. They were really popular till they installed the JukeBox. Sometimes the noise is just a bit much.

About another block down the road is Michelle’s. This is the “fancy” place in town. Weekends are full of people from Managua. They have proper drinks and an extensive menu . I’ve eaten there twice.

Party Wave has smoothies and lunch specials on the right side of the street.

The next restaurant down the road is “Juntos” pronounced who n tos. Canadian run bar and restaurant, that is probably the most popular in town. They have oven fired pizza on Fridays and they really work hard on quality and service.

Then you have The Hostel which is called Camino Gigante. The restaurant is there and they have food. Most everyone goes for the drinking. Tons of people. Wednesday is open mike night with local talent. In this little town, it is a big deal.

Next door to the Hostel is Giant’s Foot surf tours. They are only open to the public on Monday for Burger Night. Go early and and the rush.

Many places rent surfboards, I recommend Doug at Salty’s Surfboard Rentals. Go all the way into town on the only road till you have to turn left. There he is.

Getting Around

Standing on the beach. looking at the ocean, if you turn right you will come to a small hill we call the LOMA. At the bottom of the Loma is Mana Lynn’s and the Gigante Spanish Language School. Dona Lynn cooks Nica style meals over a wood fire. Everything is good. Consult the white board for options. Ask the price before you order, sometimes there is confusion over the price. They are a good source for close, cold beer. Bring your own bottle to trade so you can get a cheaper price.

If you turn left right at the front fence and follow it across the river you will come to the Bar Cascada. This short cut keeps you from having to walk thru Dona Lynn’s. Cascade sells ice cold beer to go and tacos, burritos and chicken dinners. All very good. Remember that we reuse the beer bottles in Nicaragua so to avoid paying a deposit take a bottle from the bucket in the largest chill zone. Look around you will see it.

Buena Vista is at the top of the Loma and offers a commanding view of the sunset and beach to the north. The food is good.

Now, if you were to turn left on the beach, right next door you can get a drink from 4 to 8 and have a great third floor view. Continue south on the beach and you will come to Mirador Margarita’s. This is a beachfront restaurant that doesn’t serve margaritas but the fish is some of the best in town. The reason for this is the fish processing plant is owned by the same family. It is just next-door on the inland side. You can buy fresh fish here also.

Now leaving the beach and walking down the road to the right and the center of town
you will come to Blue Sol. They have Wifi, TV and an upstairs dining room. Some guests love the food and others say it’s just passable. Service is inconsistent.
Across the street Kitty Corner is an un-named restaurant. Dotina Cachita cooks wonderful meals but bring a good book. It takes awhile.

Next-door is the Eskimo Ice Cream store!

Across the street is Mar y Mar. Another place offering typical Nica style foods. They were really popular till they installed the JukeBox. Sometimes the noise is just a bit much.

About another block down the road is Michelle’s. This is the “fancy” place in town. Weekends are full of people from Managua. They have proper drinks and an extensive menu . I’ve eaten there twice.

Party Wave has smoothies and lunch specials on the right side of the street.

The next restaurant down the road is “Juntos” pronounced who n tos. Canadian run bar and restaurant, that is probably the most popular in town. They have oven fired pizza on Fridays and they really work hard on quality and service.

Then you have The Hostel which is called Camino Gigante. The restaurant is there and they have food. Most everyone goes for the drinking. Tons of people. Wednesday is open mike night with local talent. In this little town, it is a big deal.

Next door to the Hostel is Giant’s Foot surf tours. They are only open to the public on Monday for Burger Night. Go early and and the rush.

Many places rent surfboards, I recommend Doug at Salty’s Surfboard Rentals. Go all the way into town on the only road till you have to turn left. There he is.

How to act:

Remember this is a very small community and you are a part of it. Please be civil and neighborly. The people who got here before you can help tune you in. Other guests can tell you the places they like to eat, drink and get supplies. Ask other guests what shelf in the frig you can use as well as where is best to store other food items. My staff would love to help you also, so practice a few key words first using the translator on your device and give it a go. Once your here everything is in walking distance. We do offer Suzuki AX 100's for rent.

Other Things to Note

How to find it on your own:
There is a Bus that leaves the Rivas Mercado at 1:30 PM and arrives in front of my places to stay at 3:30.
You can also catch a cab from Rivas for about 500 cordobas. Be sure to have your driver turn right on the only street in town. I am 300 meter down the road right on the beach behind green gates. Keep your eyes open for a sign because sometimes the gates are open .


House Rules
No smoking
May not be safe or suitable for infants (Under 2 years)

The golden rule. We have surfboards for (URL HIDDEN)'s for example. She won it in a scholastic contest. When she is in school we rent her board so she has some spending money. We also rent motor bikes. Please let us know about any problems or needs as soon as possible. We are ready and willing to make your day.


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2 nights minimum stay

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