About this listing
Welcome to WildNica Surf Retreat - 15 mins. south of San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua. Situated in a tranquil setting, backing onto a 450 acre Nature Reserve, we're within easy reach to the southern Pacific Coast beaches.
Welcome to WildNica Surf Retreat - 15 mins. south of San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua. Situated in a tranquil setting, backing onto a 450 acre Nature Reserve, we're within easy reach to the southern Pacific Coast beaches. The 2 bedroom, 400 sq ft Guest House has a huge wrap-around patio, with 'outdoor kitchen', and sitting room. Indoor/outdoor showers, outdoor laundry, outdoor communal kitchen. Your on-site Host lives in a nearby cabin to assist you providing coordination between the property & San Juan del Sur, shuttles you to the local beaches, guided walks into the nature reserve - a tropical forest teeming with life, including 3 species of monkey, countless species of butterflies and birds (including toucans). Nearby horseback riding tours can be booked. All services are off-the-grid. Prices set for the budget traveler: US$45 per night Weekly rate $250. Monthly rate $700.
There is a 2nd cottage (12 x 12) that rents out for $10 a day or $50 for the week. Cottage is connected to an 'outdoor kitchen'. We look forward to hearing from surfers on a tight budget seeking to be within striking distance of the 2 best spots south of town.
4 acres of complete privacy. When looking to get away from the busy North American and/or San Juan del Sur lifestyle this is the place for reading in an hammock, bike rides on rural roads/along vast stretches of beach, yoga on the deck, mediation in the woods, helping in the garden, or surfing everyday at our home beach of Playa Yankee. 4 bikes with surf board racks for carbon-free excursions to the playa. Meals prepared by your Host, local dining, or cooking your own recipes. The solar oven is ideal for slow-cooking.
WildNica Surf Retreat is waiting for your next adventure. For more information & pictures please visit wildnica
Access to 2 of the top surf beaches in the country: Playa Yankee and Hermosa. Looks out onto a 450 Nature Reserve, trail leads from top of property into the rainforest. Nearby river where howler monkeys live in melon trees, turtles sunny on logs, swimming holes. Amenities shared include communal outdoor kitchen. Beach truck can be driven by guests to Playa Yankee and to main gate to catch bus into town.
Interaction with Guests
Host is on-site in their own quarters. They are here to maintain the property and to socialize as time allows. The Host will guide you to the beach and on walks. Its advisable to go on excursions on the buddy system.
This is a rural setting, however there are 2 neighbors also on 4 acre properties. A farmer has right to move his cattle 1 x day on a right of way at the top of the property. We buy fresh citrus form local farmers. The village of Escampequita has a medical clinic, elementary school, chapel, a nice restaurant (Rancho Terra), 2 very small grocery outlets, baseball diamond and rodeo grounds. People are very friendly.
Local bus comes by the front gate 3 x a day. Taxi costs approx. $25 to SJDS.
Other Things to Note
This is a semi-remote location - takes time to adjust to a very slow pace. Sunrise at 5:30am - sunset at 6:30.
No Rules - just be respectful.
One dog is okay to bring.
No loud partying.