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Villa Pavela - Family Vacation Home by Beautiful Beach, Ocean/Jungle Views, Ac

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Last updated: 10/10/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

San Juan Del Sur house description

Only a two minute easy walk to the beach and a 7 minute drive to San Juan del Sur, Villa Pavela provides the perfect tropical setting for a relaxing beach vacation.

Perched on a ridge in Remanso Bay, Villa Pavela offers a beautiful panoramic view stretching across the Pacific Ocean and jungle covered hills. The surrounding valley is rich in all sorts of wildlife such as howler monkeys, iguanas, hummingbirds and flocks of parakeets which can be seen flying by the house daily. We landscaped our garden with a variety of tropical plants and fruit trees, including, banana, papaya, fig and lime. The lime leaves are a wonderfully aromatic spice.

Our Villa design inspiration came from the traditional Nicaraguan open air living concept and the way it allows one to closely engage with the surrounding environment. The house layout takes advantage of natural ventilation for cooling purposes however, ceiling fans are provided throughout the house and both bedrooms are equipped with air conditioning, just in case. We also drew inspiration from Colonial Spanish traditional heavy white masonry walls, ceramic roof tiles, exposed roof beams, caña ceilings and terra cotta floors. We used a more contemporary architectural vocabulary to express the natural beauty of fine cedar screens and polished concrete counters studded with hand picked beach pebbles. Yes, my kids and I actually picked each and every one...
The house structural design was based on North American seismic and high wind design principles, ensuring structural integrity and safety.

Daily cleaning, gardening and security are provided by our staff who live in separate quarters on the property. Our kitchen is fully equipped for your cooking needs but since you are on vacation you may want to request our cooking and shopping services. Eliza, our home caretaker and resident chef can even stock-up the fridge and have a traditional Nicaraguan supper waiting when you arrive.

The kitchen opens to the outdoor covered lanai, which will most likely become your holiday headquarters during your stay at Villa Pavela. It is a shaded oasis where you can relax in traditional Nicaraguan rocking chairs or hammocks while enjoying the sweeping views and sounds of the Pacific ocean and jungle covered mountains to the north.

The master bedroom has a king size bed and includes an en-suite bathroom and access to a private patio overlooking the cordilleras. The second bedroom has a double bed, a 3-person bunk bed and a private shower/change area. A separate powder room is accessible from the screened hallway. All bathrooms and the kitchen have on-demand hot water. There is an outdoor shower for a quick refreshing wash after a day spent at the beach...

We have provided many modern must-haves for our guests such as: Wi-Fi internet access throughout the house and grounds, flat screen TV, entertainment hub with a library of over 200 movies and a music media center. For guests who prefer old-school style entertainment, good old fashioned board games, puzzles and books are also available. Villa Pavela is equipped with a quiet battery powered back-up system allowing you to stay connected even during those frequent Nicaraguan power outages. But do take advantage of at least one blackout and be amazed by the amount of stars visible in the night sky. It's truly humbling...

We are always happy to offer tips and advice on how to get around in Nicaragua and on San Juan del Sur and all the wonderful activities and services it has to offer. The local zip line and numerous boat cruises are attractions not to be missed. If you are thinking of trying out surfing for the first time then you can sign up with one of the local schools for lessons offered right at our beach.

Come and enjoy the authentic Nicaraguan beach vacation, a unique experience offered only at Villa Pavela.

Keywords: Affordable Villa rental, families with kids, couples and suffers, close to beach and San Juan del Sur, beautiful ocean and mountain views, free WiFi, daily cleaning and security.





Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Meals

          • Catering Available
          • Breakfast - Booking Possible
          • Lunch - Booking Possible
          • Dinner - Booking Possible

          Onsite Services

          • Housekeeper Included
          • Private Chef
          • Staff

          Suitability

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Minimum 24 years of age if unaccompanied by an audult....moreless

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only:

            You are welcome to smoke on the terrace or patio. Smoking in bedrooms is not allowed....moreless

          • Pets Considered
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

          • Bedroom 2: 2 double, 1 baby crib, 1 bunk bed

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          • Other (See Description)

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          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            King size bed, night tables, lamps, bureau, wardrobe, AC...moreless

          • King size beds (1), Double Beds (2), Baby Cribs (1) We have a KidCo PeoPod for babies., Bunk Beds (1) Lower unit is a double size bed...moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 2 Half Bathrooms

          • Bathroom 2: shower

            Shower and change area accessible from second bedroom...moreless

          • Bathroom 2: toilet

            Powder room including toilet/sink accessible from corridor...moreless

          • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

            En-suite from master bedroom, includes sink, toilet & shower...moreless

          • We have on demand water heaters for that extra comfort of a warm shower....moreless

          Other Amenities

              • Hot water heaters allow for that added bit of warmth under the shower after a day of surfing. No air conditioning in second bedroom but our ceiling fans, window screens and moskito nets for all beds enhance the tropical setting of Villa Pavela. For an additional cost, Elisa will prepare your nicaraguan style breakfast,lunch and supper. Her specialty is home made bread and salsa jalapeno....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                Take one, leave one ...moreless

              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Games:

                classic board games and puzzles...moreless

              • Music Library
              • Satellite / Cable:

                Flat screen TV...moreless

              • Stereo
              • Television
              • Toys:

                Beach bucket and shovels for our littlest guests ...moreless

              • Video Library:

                On demand video library, over 100 movies...moreless

              Theme

              • Adventure
              • Away From It All
              • Budget
              • Family
              • Romantic
              • Spa
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Attractions

              • Churches
              • Health/Beauty Spa
              • Library
              • Museums
              • Restaurants

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Babysitter
              • Fitness Center
              • Groceries
              • Massage Therapist
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Beachcombing
              • Bird Watching
              • Boating
              • Eco Tourism
              • Gambling Casinos
              • Horseback Riding
              • Photography
              • Scenic Drives
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing
              • Wildlife Viewing

              Location Type

              • Mountain View:

                Panoramic vistas of jungle covered mountains can be enjoyed from the garden, terrace, screened corridor and from the master bedroom patio....moreless

              • Ocean View:

                Beautiful ocean view with unforgettable sunsets directly from the terrace. The beach is a 2 minute easy walk from Villa Pavela, perfect for hauling kids and surfboards....moreless

              Sports & Adventure Activities

              • Cycling
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Fishing
              • Hiking
              • Mountain Biking
              • Sailing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Sound/Bay Fishing
              • Surf Fishing
              • Surfing
              • Swimming

              Dining

              • Child's Highchair
              • Dining:

                The dining table and kitchen island both accommodate up to 6 guests. ...moreless

              • Dining Area
              • Seating for 6 people

              General

              • Air Conditioning:

                Air conditioning in master bedroom. AC in second bedroom coming soon!...moreless

              • Free Long Distance:

                Skype to Skype phone and free majic jack for calls to the US and Canada ...moreless

              • Hair Dryer
              • Internet
              • Iron & Board
              • Linens Provided:

                Rental fee includes change of bed linens and towels once every 4 days....moreless

              • Parking:

                Max 2 car parking provided ...moreless

              • Parking Off Street:

                4x4 not required to get to our property but convenient if planning trips. Property accessible by taxi from San Juan del Sur. Depending on negotiating skills cost ranges US$10-15 one way....moreless

              • Telephone
              • Towels Provided
              • Washing Machine:

                Laundry service is available on demand at US$2.00 per load, which includes washing, drying and folding....moreless

              • Wireless Internet:

                Free wireless hotspot...moreless

              Kitchen

              • Kitchen:

                Our kitchen is fully equipped for all of your cooking needs. If you just want to relax, Nicaraguan style cooking is available upon request at an additional modest cost....moreless

              • Microwave
              • Oven:

                Convection oven...moreless

              Outside

              • Deck / Patio:

                Enjoy a romantic breakfast in the privacy of the master bedroom patio....moreless

              • Lanai / Gazebo:

                Our ocean view terrace features traditional nicaraguan rocking chairs, a dining table set and hammocks...moreless

              Payment Type

              • Mastercard
              • Visa

              House Cleaning

                  • Housekeeper Included
                   

                  Reviews

                  Write a review 4.8
                  from 18 traveler reviews
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                  Rental basis: Per property
                  Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                  Spring Break
                  Feb 27 - Mar 8, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $180
                  Spring Break
                  Mar 13 - Mar 22, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $180
                  Semana Santa
                  Mar 27 - Apr 5, 2015
                  3 night min stay
                  $180
                  Christmas
                  Dec 20 - Dec 26, 2015
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,260
                  flat fee
                  New Years
                  Dec 27 - Jan 2, 2016
                  7 night min stay

                  $1,260
                  flat fee
                  My Standard Rate
                  2 night min stay
                  $115 $125
                  Fri, Sat
                  $690 $2,070
                  * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

                  Additional information about rental rates

                  Fees:

                  • Refundable Damage Deposit $200
                  • Taxes Included

                  Notes:

                  We require a 50% non-refundable downpayment to confirm a reservation. The remaining amount, complete with a $200 refundable damage deposit, are due 30 days prior to arrival. Payments are convenient through PayPal using major credit cards. Cash or payments by personal cheques are also accepted. We have a standard rental agreement.


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                  Last updated: 10/10/2014
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                  Location

                  140 Kilometres
                  Nearest Airport
                  Augusto C Sandino (MGA) in Managua
                  200 Metres
                  Nearest Barpub
                  Fish & Taco beach shack at Playa Remanso
                  40 Kilometres
                  Nearest Ferry
                  St. Jorge to Isla Ometepe
                  50 Kilometres
                  Nearest Golf
                  Iguana Resort Club near Tola Beach
                  20 Kilometres
                  Nearest Motorway
                  Pan American highway
                  2 Kilometres
                  Nearest Restaurant
                  O'Shea's in Congo Hills
                  200 Metres
                  Nearest Beach
                  Playa Remanso

                  Car: Not Necessary

                  Situated only 2 minutes on foot from the beach and surf, Villa Pavela offers a beautiful and convenient base for families, surfers and the quiet type simply seeking peaceful comfort in the spectacular views and sounds of nature. The beach provides endless challenges and fun for beginners to experienced surfers, sand castle architects and kite pilots. If playing guitar is your thing then you are welcome to use our instrument, however bring spare chords.

                   

                  Owner info

                  About the owner: My husband and I are architects who love to travel and discover new cultures, different attitudes and surprising ways of living. For us, Nicaragua is about warmth, being one with nature, taking the time to smell a flower, playing with the kids at the beach all day long and just hanging out in hammocks in the company of friends. In Nicaragua time slows down. We have three children and love spending all of our free time with them at Villa Pavela.

                  Why the Owner Chose San Juan Del Sur:
                  We chose this location for its beauty and tranquility. Playa Remanso is nestled in one of the most beautiful bays along the Pacific Coast of Nicaragua. San Juan del Sur is only a short drive by car. Conveniently close for picking up groceries yet comfortably far away to let you abandon yourself to the peace and quiet of Remanso Bay.

                  The Unique Benefits at this House:
                  While traveling in Nicaragua, we fell in love with the traditional outdoor living concept, which inspired the design of our Villa. Our property being perched on a ridge offers 270 degree vistas towards the Pacific and the surrounding mountains. From the moment we set foot on the lot we were sold on this breathtaking unique panoramic quality. The sweet smelling, cool breeze in our face sealed the deal. Ever since we've owned Villa Pavela, our favorite thing is to wake up before the kids and run off to our beach for an early morning swim. Returning to the fresh smell of coffee and breakfast, prepared by our housekeeper Eliza, is simply heaven. It would be our pleasure to offer you this magical experience.


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                  Speaks: english, french, spanish, polish

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                  • Villa Pavela.....welcome!

                    Villa Pavela.....welcome!

                  • View towards jungle covered mountains

                    View towards jungle covered mountains

                  • Only a 2 minute walk to beach, just before sunset, beautiful....every day

                    Only a 2 minute walk to beach, just before sunset, beautiful....every day

                  • Villa Pavela - main entry door

                    Villa Pavela - main entry door

                  • Villa Pavela, screened corridor leading to powder room and bedrooms

                    Villa Pavela, screened corridor leading to powder room and bedrooms

                  • Villa Pavela, rocking chairs....

                    Villa Pavela, rocking chairs....

                  • Villa Pavela, fully equipped kitchen, Nicaraguan style cooking on request.

                    Villa Pavela, fully equipped kitchen, Nicaraguan style cooking on request.

                  • Villa Pavela, master bedroom king bed, en-suite bath and curtained wardrobe

                    Villa Pavela, master bedroom king bed, en-suite bath and curtained wardrobe

                  • Villa Pavela - second bedroom, sleeps up to five.

                    Villa Pavela - second bedroom, sleeps up to five.

                  • Villa Pavela - two piece powder room with separate shower.

                    Villa Pavela - two piece powder room with separate shower.

                  • Villa Pavela, path through tropical garden

                    Villa Pavela, path through tropical garden

                  • Villa Pavela, growing cactii collection

                    Villa Pavela, growing cactii collection

                  • Sunset in Remanso Bay, as experienced from the terrace

                    Sunset in Remanso Bay, as experienced from the terrace

                  • View of Remanso Bay

                    View of Remanso Bay

                  • Villa Pavela, mountain view from terrace.

                    Villa Pavela, mountain view from terrace.

                  • Villa Pavela, mountain view

                    Villa Pavela, mountain view

                  • Villa Pavela, covered outdoor terrace with living, dancing and dining area.

                    Villa Pavela, covered outdoor terrace with living, dancing and dining area.

                  • Villa Pavela, ocean view from terrace, 2 minute easy walk to beautiful beach

                    Villa Pavela, ocean view from terrace, 2 minute easy walk to beautiful beach

                  • Villa Pavela, kitchen area accessed from terrace and screened corridor

                    Villa Pavela, kitchen area accessed from terrace and screened corridor

                  • Villa Pavela - second bedroom, sleeps up to five.

                    Villa Pavela - second bedroom, sleeps up to five.

                  • Villa Pavela - Second bedroom includes spacious shower with change area.

                    Villa Pavela - Second bedroom includes spacious shower with change area.

                  • Villa Pavela, view towards master bedroom patio doors

                    Villa Pavela, view towards master bedroom patio doors

                  • Villa Pavela, entrance stairs in tropical landscape

                    Villa Pavela, entrance stairs in tropical landscape

                  VRBO #168406

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                  Date last modified - Friday, October 10, 2014

                  $115 - $180 per night (USD)
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                  2 Bedroom / 1.5+ Bathroom
                  Sleeps 5

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