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Casa La Selva - the Jungle House @ Colorados & Panga Drops Surf Breaks

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Infinity pool, Nica-sandstone deck, covered patios, warm water outside showers

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Last updated: 05/28/2014

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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Tola house description

Several Renting Options:
Sleeps 2 in luxury Casita....or 4 in Main Casa only....or 6 in Both

Casita la Selva - Deluxe Studio, sleeps 2 (1 bedroom, 1 bath): $1050/wk ($150/night)

Casa la Selva - Main House, sleeps 4 (2 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths): $1925/wk ($275/night)

Casa & Casita - Rented together, sleeps 6, (3 bedrooms, 3 1/2 baths): $2800/wk ($400/night)

Low Season (mid-Jan - mid-Feb; Oct): -10%
Christmas period: +25%
Easter & New Year periods: +50%

Note: We accept PayPal/CCs & checks for pre-payments.

Casa la Selva is FULLY LOADED with high quality accommodations at an incredible value, offering all modern conveniences and comfort in this remote area at a most reasonable price. Surrounded by a beautiful, lush jungle garden, we provide a large infinity pool, large covered lanais with ceiling fans, and a Standby Generator that can power the entire grounds. For your convenience, our English & Spanish speaking concierge and his team are here to meet your needs, including arranging any excursions, meal plans, food deliveries, and transportation.

For more details, read on.....

--- Luxury accommodations at the Beach...lush Jungle...epic Surf

--- 50 steps to the sand & beach with world class surfing at Colorados & Panga Drops!

Enjoy a week or an extended stay in this beautiful home on the Pacific Coast of Southern Nicaragua. Casa la Selva is ideal for surfers and beach-goers that want to be right at the beach, steps from the sand & incredible surf, but that also want to experience the natural beauty and lush, unique jungle flora & fauna that this area has to offer. Located in the secure, gated community of Hacienda Iguana, 50 steps away from the sand & surf, this beautiful private home has all the amenities of a resort-style vacation, without the crowds. And with some of the best quality surf in Nicaragua and Central America.

The Main House has 2 master ensuite bedrooms with an additional 1/2 bath off the great room. The Casita is a deluxe studio with all the modern conveniences and charm of the main house. Each house is FULLY loaded with amenities, equipped with granite / stainless kitchens, expansive showers with natural stone, artisan furniture, luxury bedding, wireless internet, SatelliteTV, iPhone/iPod/CD stereos, dishwashers, fully automatic standby generator and a beautiful multi-level infinity pool surrounded by lush jungle habitat. There are covered patios with beautiful custom nicaraguan hardwood furniture, a large covered lanai adjacent to the pool, and lanais with rocking chairs overlooking the jungle & garden areas as well.

Rented together, the property sleeps 6. Rented separately, the Main House sleeps 4, or the Casita sleeps 2. Each bedroom can be set-up with 1 King or 2 Xtra-Long Twin beds for use as a couple or a share (super comfy mattresses!).

GREAT SURF!
From Casa la Selva you are 50 steps to the sand of Playa Iguana and surf spots like Colorados and Panga Drops, offering some of the best surf in Central America. The house is designed for luxury and surfing, with secure outside surf closets, and is located approximately half-way between two world-class surf breaks, Colorados and Panga Drops, with several other peaks inbetween. Casa la Selva hosted the 2012 ISA Hawaiian Surf Team (including Sunny Garcia, Rochelle Ballard, & Mike Latronic) who won first place at the event held at our famous beach break, Colorados. See their testimonials below.

No matter what kind of board you ride, there are several different types and sizes of waves waiting for you at Casa la Selva. And we can arrange surf tours (by boat or auto) to some of the other surf spots nearby that Southern Nicaragua has to offer. We can also set up a surf photographer for your session (or for any activity).

Playa Iguana, including Colorados & Panga Drops surf breaks, is one of the country's finest surfing locations. Colorados is a hollow, tubing beach break with many peaks, while Panga Drops is a mellower A-framing rock reef & sand break. And there are several other peaks/breaks along our ½ mile stretch of beach.

GOLF AND MORE!
Located within Hacienda Iguana, the golf course is the only coastal golf course in Nicaragua. This 9 hole course is less than 1/2 mile from Casa la Selva and is virtually yours as you play with no crowds whatsoever and with its perfectly manicured year round conditions. The course really is a lot of fun, with a beautiful, tropical environment and some amazing views. Our renters also have full access to Iguana's Beach Club located near the Colorados surf break a couple hundred yards down the beach from Casa la Selva; it contains a swimming pool, relaxation area, restaurant & bar, BBQ, palapas, and volleyball court.

In the community of Hacienda Iguana there is Don Eloy's restaurant & bar that serves some basic foods, including sandwiches, salads, wings and pizza. And there are a handful of other local restaurants out the front gate in the nearby towns, including a beautiful restaurant on the ocean within Rancho Santana (reservations required).

MASSAGES AND YOGA
Massages and Yoga, by trained/experienced professionals, can be scheduled at the house for your convenience, also regular sessions are available across the street (at Mark & Dave's Place), and also on site at The Aqua Spa which is located near the local town of Gigante, a 20 minute drive/taxi away. Aqua is tastefully built into a local hillside with incredible private/couple massages, yoga classes/sessions, beautiful views, including a quiet beach cove, and a quaint restaurant and beach-side bar. A 'must visit.'

PERSONAL CHEF AVAILABLE
Fully prepared meal plans can be provided for 4 people or more. For $30-$35/person/day you will arrive to a kitchen stocked full of food and drink (including beer and rum) and food preparation/cooking is provided. Arranging this service will allow you to head straight from the airport to the house and beach without the hassle of shopping and spending time in a grocery store. Three delicious, healthy, and generous meals will be prepared daily by the staff allowing you to relax and enjoy your vacation completely. More details and a list of meals offered is available upon request. This is a great way to go.

Also consider fresh fish deliveries daily from Manuel...our team can arrange this for you.

TRANSPORTATION
Fly into Managua Intnl Airport (MGA), the capital city of Nicaragua. From there you can rent a car and drive 2 ½ hours south to Nicaragua's south-west Pacific coast (we're approximately 30 miles north of Costa Rica). It's relatively easy to find your way; we can provide directions (directions also available on our personal website...see link below). Or if you'd prefer airport transfers are available.

See our personal website for additional information and pictures (see 'Links to more information' below).

Note: Calendar only reflects when both houses are booked, so individual houses may be booked during days seen as open - pls inquire about availability.


Keywords: Casa la Selva, Casita la Selva, The Jungle House, The Jungle House Nicaragua, Nicaragua Surf Vacation, Luxury Beach House, Surfing Nicaragua, Playa Iguana, Hacienda Iguana, Colorados, Panga Drops, Jungle Surf

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Property Type

  • 1 story
  • House
  • 3000 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

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

      Onsite Services

      • Housekeeper Optional
      • Chauffeur
      • Concierge
      • Massage
      • Private Chef
      • Staff

      Suitability

      • Children Welcome:

        Must monitor children near pool...moreless

      • Non Smoking Only
      • Pets Not Allowed

      Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, Beds for 6

      Bathrooms: 3 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

      Other Amenities

          • Ocean view...50 steps to the sand & surf. Fully Loaded! Gas generator can power the entire property on occasions of electric failure. Beautiful jungle flora; large multi-level infinity pool; 3 Outdoor warm water Showers (1 private poolside); large covered patio with dining table for 6, Chaise lounges, Adirondack chairs, rocking chairs; 3 separate external surfboard/wet-wear closets (fits longboards too; securable); surfboard rentals at NSR surf shop 1 mile away; boogie boards; beach towels; large flat screen TVs/Apple TV/Wii; iPhone/iPod/CD Stereo; A/C & ceiling fans thru-out; dual-pane windows/sliders with screens and black-out linen blinds for privacy; open great room format w/ vaulted ceilings, large refrigerators, bottled water provided, dishwashers, gas ranges, microwave; bedrooms configurable with King or Xtra-Long Twin beds; brand new luxury mattresses; in-room safes, beautiful ensuite bathrooms have expansive showers & natural stone floors, dual shower heads & benches....moreless

          Entertainment

          • CD Player
          • Games:

            Several board games and cards available...moreless

          • Satellite / Cable:

            (2) Main House & Casita each have large flat screen TVs with satellite service...also Apple TV and Wii...moreless

          • Stereo:

            iphone/ipod stereos provided in main house and casita...moreless

          Theme

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

          Attractions

          • Health/Beauty Spa
          • Restaurants

          Local Services & Businesses

          • Babysitter
          • Groceries
          • Hospital
          • Massage Therapist
          • Medical Services

          Leisure Activities

          • Beachcombing
          • Boating
          • Horseback Riding
          • Shelling
          • Shopping
          • Sight Seeing
          • Walking
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Location Type

          • Beach View:

            50 paces to the sand/surf of Playa Iguana...moreless

          • Ocean View:

            50 paces to the sand/surf of Playa Iguana...moreless

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Fishing
          • Golf
          • Golf Privileges Optional
          • Hiking
          • Mountain Biking
          • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
          • Snorkeling
          • Snorkeling/Diving
          • Surf Fishing
          • Surfing
          • Swimming

          Dining

          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 6 people

          General

          • Air Conditioning:

            A/C provided throughout...moreless

          • Broadband Access:

            Main House and Casita each have broadband wireless internet service...moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            Our maid can assist with your laundry on-site...moreless

          • Internet:

            Wireless broadband internet available throughout, including separate transmitter for each house. ...moreless

          • Linens Provided
          • Living Room
          • Parking:

            Separate driveways for each unit/house with gravel parking spaces provided....moreless

          • Parking Off Street
          • Telephone:

            Free calls to/from USA & Canada via our telephone in the main house. ...moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            Bath, pool, and beach towels provided...moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            Our maid can assist with your laundry on-site...moreless

          • Wireless Internet:

            Includes separate transmitter for each house. ...moreless

          Kitchen

          • Catering Available:

            Optional - $30-$35/day per person ...moreless

          • Coffee Maker:

            In Main House and Casita...moreless

          • Cooking Utensils
          • Dishwasher:

            (2) Main House and Casita each have Dishwashers...moreless

          • Kitchen:

            (2) Main House and Casita each have full kitchens...moreless

          • Microwave:

            Main House has a microwave oven. ...moreless

          • Pantry Items:

            Salt, pepper, several spices, and misc. items...moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            (2) Main House and Casita each have large refrigerators...moreless

          • Toaster

          Outside

          • Bicycles:

            Can be rented at the NSR surf shop, 1 mile away. ...moreless

          • Deck / Patio:

            Large pool deck of beautiful hand cut nicaraguan sandstone...moreless

          • Golf:

            Groomed 9-hole golf course: Club & cart rentals, member rates, beautiful views...moreless

          • Lawn / Garden:

            Both houses are surrounded by our lush tropical garden and local jungle...moreless

          • Outdoor Grill:

            2 large outdoor brick BBQ grills, at Main House and Casita...moreless

          • Porch / Veranda:

            Large covered patios...ocean & jungle views...moreless

          • Ski & Snowboard:

            Just kidding....not here.... ;)...moreless

          • Water Sports Gear:

            Pool gear, floats, boogie boards, and beach chairs/towels provided. Surfboards rentable at NSR surf shop 1 mile away....moreless

          Pool / Spa

          • Communal Pool:

            The Hacienda Iguana Beach Club also has a community pool - located in front of the Colorados surf break, 3 minutes walk down the beach/road....moreless

          • Private Pool:

            Large, multi-level, infinity pool for the Main House; Casita tenants may use pool if main house is unoccupied...moreless

          House Cleaning

              • Housekeeper Optional
               

              Reviews

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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              My Standard Rate
              3 night min stay
              $400
              $2,800

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Taxes Not included

              Notes:

              Note: We accept PayPal/Credit Cards, and checks are great for pre-payments.

              Please include $30 additional for fees for use of PayPal or Credit Card services.

              Casita la Selva - Deluxe Studio, sleeps 2 (1 bedroom, 1 bath): $1050/wk ($150/night)

              Casa la Selva - Main House, sleeps 4 (2 bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths): $1925/wk ($275/night)

              Casa & Casita - Rented together, sleeps 6, (3 bedrooms, 3 1/2 baths): $2800/wk ($400/night)

              Low Season (mid-Jan - mid-Feb; October): -10%

              Christmas period: +25%

              Easter & New Year periods: +50%


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              Location

              100 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Managua International (MGA)
              500 Metres
              Nearest Golf
              Hacienda Iguana 9-hole golf course on site
              50 Metres
              Nearest Beach
              Playa Iguana (sand/surfing, Colorados/Panga Drops)

              Car: Not Necessary

              World class surfing - fifty steps to the beach with Colorados & Panga Drops surf breaks, shortboard or longboard, there are several different types & sizes of waves along our ½ mile stretch of beach. 9-hole fully groomed Golf Course (golf carts; equipment, membership rates); Shelling; Boogie Board, Body-Surf, Swim; Fishing Adventures; Fishing from shore; Diving; Horseback Riding; Hiking; Zip Line; Shopping; Yoga/Massage (In-Home or at Aqua Spa & Wellness Center in Gigante); Dining Out; In-home Chef; Action Photography; Mountain Bike Tours; Wildlife Tours; Nature Watching - Howler Monkeys, Jungle Birds; Beautiful Sunsets, amazing Star Gazing.

              Full access to Iguana Beach Club pool, bar & restaurant just down the street.

              Walk along our beautiful sand & rocky coastline. Take a hike south down our stunning shoreline to visit the local seaside town of Gigante, Shopping sprees to the local small city of San Juan Del Sur.

               

              Manager info

              Year Purchased: 2012

              About: We are two couples from the San Francisco Bay area who have been dear friends and long-time travel companions. We decided to purchase property in this beautiful area and build a vacation home together.

              Why Tola:
              Captivated by its wild beauty, charming people, and consistent high quality surf, we fell in love with the Pacific Tola Riviera on our first visit in 2008.

              The Unique Benefits at this House:
              Surf the Pacific Coastline of beautiful Nicaragua. Casa La Selva is 50 steps from the beach and world-class surf breaks, Colorados and Panga Drops. With year round swells, surfing is always an option. No matter what kind of board you ride, there are several different types and sizes of waves waiting for you, just steps away from Casa la Selva.


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              Photos

              • Infinity pool, Nica-sandstone deck, covered patios, warm water outside showers

                Infinity pool, Nica-sandstone deck, covered patios, warm water outside showers

              • Infinity pool just off the patio and within the jungle-scape of Casa la Selva

                Infinity pool just off the patio and within the jungle-scape of Casa la Selva

              • The Great Room: Vaulted ceiling, flat screen TV, iPhone/iPod stereo, AppleTV/Wii

                The Great Room: Vaulted ceiling, flat screen TV, iPhone/iPod stereo, AppleTV/Wii

              • Beautiful bathrooms: Large showers, dual shower heads, benches, natural stone

                Beautiful bathrooms: Large showers, dual shower heads, benches, natural stone

              • The Casita is well separated from the main house...with unique, jungle privacy

                The Casita is well separated from the main house...with unique, jungle privacy

              • Playa Iguana has some incredible surf, including Colorados, Panga Drops, & more

                Playa Iguana has some incredible surf, including Colorados, Panga Drops, & more

              • Panga Drops - shown here as viewed from our beach, is located 100 yards north

                Panga Drops - shown here as viewed from our beach, is located 100 yards north

              • You'll hear and even see monkeys within our jungle

                You'll hear and even see monkeys within our jungle

              • Lush jungle beauty all around....whether in the Main House or the Casita

                Lush jungle beauty all around....whether in the Main House or the Casita

              • Hawaiian 2012 ISA Surf Team: Sunny Garcia, Kaipo, Rochelle Balard, Mike Latronic

                Hawaiian 2012 ISA Surf Team: Sunny Garcia, Kaipo, Rochelle Balard, Mike Latronic

              • All bedrooms have vaulted ceilings, King or Xtra-Long Twin beds, custom mattress

                All bedrooms have vaulted ceilings, King or Xtra-Long Twin beds, custom mattress

              • FULLY loaded kitchen with custom wood cabinets, granite countertops, gas stoves

                FULLY loaded kitchen with custom wood cabinets, granite countertops, gas stoves

              • The Casita offers all the amenities of the main house...with privacy & charm

                The Casita offers all the amenities of the main house...with privacy & charm

              • Colorados - shown here as viewed from our beach, is located 200 yards south

                Colorados - shown here as viewed from our beach, is located 200 yards south

              • After a fun day of surfing & beach activities...the amazing sunsets top it off

                After a fun day of surfing & beach activities...the amazing sunsets top it off

              • Enjoy Nicaragua's only beachside golf course, immaculately groomed, great views

                Enjoy Nicaragua's only beachside golf course, immaculately groomed, great views

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              This listing was first published here in 2012.

              Date last modified - Wednesday, December 17, 2014

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              Sleeps 6

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              Speaks: english
              • Calendar last updated: 05/28/2014
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