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Oceanfront Home - Northern Nicaragua, with the Volcanoes and the Surf!

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Last updated: 08/25/2015
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Internet:No
  • Pets considered:Ask Owner
  • Wheel chair accessible:Yes

Property description

Oceanfront living in small fishing/surfing/swimming village. Two bedroom home with detached two-room bathhouse. Well-equipped kitchen, and breezy outdoor living areas for dining and reading/visiting/entertaining. This home is in a Nicaraguan style, where only the sleeping, kitchen, and bathing areas are inside. View the ocean waves as you cook... and as you shower! Bedrooms are a good size, with quality bedding, mosquito nets, fans, shutters for privacy, and handy shelving for clothing etc. Good (English) library selection, comfy hammock-chairs to snooze in while escaping from the heat (and/or recovering from your mornings' surf-lesson or swim) in the open breezeway. High walls on three sides ensure privacy, while allowing total enjoyment of the amazing garden and ocean/beach view and access. Pick limes from your own tree to make a fresh salsa... or wander down the street or beach to rent a bike or have a beer or lobster dinner. Bus service to the city is about 50 cents US$, taxi is about $10.00, and groceries in Leon are astonishing inexpensive. This is a place to de-stress, relax, escape from the challenges and busy-ness of our modern-day lives! No televisions here.....!
We can arrange accommodation in Managua (if necessary - depending on your arrival time) and transportation to our house... a two hour taxi ride for about $80.00 US.

Please note: We have a private suite upstairs.. but we will NOT be there when you are... :)

Why VRBO

Property Type

  • House

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental

Meals

  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Staff

Suitability

  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

    21...moreless

  • Children Welcome
  • Smoking Allowed:

    outside only!...moreless

  • Wheelchair Accessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 2-4

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower

    view out shower is to the ocean...moreless

  • Bathroom 2: toilet

    sink and toilet...moreless

  • 2 bathrooms, each with toilet and sink.. one with shower.

Entertainment

Theme

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

Attractions

  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins

Local Services & Businesses

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

Leisure Activities

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

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    Beautiful location on gorgeous swim and surf beach with excellent sunsets. Quiet fishing village with several good restaurants nearby ...moreless

  • Oceanfront:

    Volcanic-sand beach out your gate-front - warm ocean swimming, surfing, and fishing, steps away...moreless

  • Village:

    Lovely small, friendly fishing/surfing village. Quiet and peaceful and relaxing... but with some good food and drinks, and great surf....moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cycling
  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Pier Fishing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sound/Bay Fishing
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Wind-Surfing

Dining

  • Dining:

    dining area is outside, with the ocean view...moreless

  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 6 people

General

  • Living Room:

    sitting/living area is outside - Nicaraguan style, with a lovely refreshing ocean breeze....moreless

  • Parking:

    on street or at neighbours'...moreless

  • Towels Provided:

    bath and hand towels included. No beach towels....moreless

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils:

    no microwave - but pretty much everything else you need!...moreless

  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items

Outside

  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden:

    so many beautiful flowers! ...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear:

    boogie boards...moreless

Pool / Spa

  • Communal Pool:

    several community pools - and the PACIFIC OCEAN! :)...moreless

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included
 

Reviews

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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
low season
May 1 - Oct 31, 2015
3 night min stay
$65
$450

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $64 Nightly

high (winter) season
Nov 1 - Dec 18, 2015
3 night min stay
$80
$550

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $79 Nightly

Christmas
Dec 19 - Jan 3, 2016
5 night min stay
$115
$800

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $114 Nightly

new year high season
Jan 4 - Apr 30, 2016
3 night min stay
$80
$550

Discounts: 7 nights or more: $79 Nightly

My Standard Rate
3 night min stay
$80

Additional information about rental rates

Fees:

  • Refundable Damage Deposit $100
  • cleaning fee $25
  • Taxes Not included

Notes:

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed.

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Last updated: 08/25/2015
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Location

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55 Miles
Nearest Airport
managua
300 Metres
Nearest Barpub
Hotelito Oasis
2 Miles
Nearest Motorway
to Leon and then to Managua
300 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Suyapa Beach Hotel

Car: Not Necessary

Explore Isla Juan Venado Nature Reserve, minutes from the house... enjoy excellent surfing and swimming in the warm Pacific waters out your front door. Las Penitas is a small fishing village where, most days, you don't have to share the beach with more than a couple of other people! Cook your own meals in the well-equipped kitchen, or venture out to one of the local restaurants for a delicious, inexpensive meal and sunset view.

There are 5 Volcanoes to hike in the surrounding area, and many organized tour operators to choose from, in the nearby city of Leon (a 25 minute bus ride from the beach). Take walking tours of the churches, museums, murals, and ruins, and enjoy the cobblestone streets. friendly people, and wide selection of excellent restaurants and cafes and clubs in Leon city. Purchase the crafts and artesania in Leon's central square, or shop for fresh fruits, vegetables, nuts, cheeses, etc in the covered market closeby. This area is a perfect blend of experiences.... enjoy the activity and sights of the city, and return to the quiet relaxation and beauty of the beach house!

 

Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: We live in British Columbia, Canada... enjoy spending time here in our beautiful spring, summer and fall seasons. We have the best of both worlds... spending at least part of our winters in Nicaragua.

Why the Owner Chose Las Penitas:
We bought the house in Las Penitas because we absolutely fell in love with the setting... gorgeous, quiet, empty sand beach with volcanic rock perches; perfect sunsets every night; friendly people; warm ocean swimming; inexpensive living, dining, fishing, surfing; proximity to the fascinating historical city of Leon. We love the friendliness of the Nicaraguan people, the predictably excellent (hot, sunny, dry) weather, and the opportunity to use the Spanish language. Our friends and family enjoy the house regularly as well, and it is a great place to gather and visit and relax.

The Unique Benefits at this House:
We bought this house from a Nicaraguan family that wanted to move to the city, and then, after renovating to a more acceptable-to-north-american/european standards, have each year brought more amenities and creature-comforts (like quality sheets and towels and lighting and kitchen supplies) from home to enhance our experience! We designed the house to allow fantastic views of the ocean, from the kitchen and living areas (and the shower!). Everyone who has stayed in this special place with us (friends and family) or without us (as renters) has loved the time here - and we have had many repeat guests! The family that comes every day (for an hour or so) to care for our house (and us and our guests) is friendly, thoughtful, and very helpful. They will make sure that you have everything you need.. including (for an additional cost) cooking delicious fresh meals for you and doing your personal laundry. They have become part of our family.


Contact us

Speaks: english, spanish, serbo-croatian

 

Photos

  • nightly entertainment

    nightly entertainment

  • beach view - low tide

    beach view - low tide

  • view from dining area

    view from dining area

  • kitchen

    kitchen

  • Sitting area and one bath-house entrance

    Sitting area and one bath-house entrance

  • living area... breezy and shaded.

    living area... breezy and shaded.

  • bedroom

    bedroom

  • looking at back bedroom door from garden

    looking at back bedroom door from garden

  • Abel, our caretaker, watering the garden out the back bedroom

    Abel, our caretaker, watering the garden out the back bedroom

  • fresh fish lunch...prepared and delivered by our caretakers...mmmmm

    fresh fish lunch...prepared and delivered by our caretakers...mmmmm

  • early morning fishing trip

    early morning fishing trip

  • front gate.

    front gate.

  • garden path to beach entrance

    garden path to beach entrance

  • view from the beach gate (sorry.... upstairs is our private area - not for rent)

    view from the beach gate (sorry.... upstairs is our private area - not for rent)

  • kitchen

    kitchen

  • work, work work! hahaha

    work, work work! hahaha

  • view from street gate entrance... two bedroom doors and sitting areas

    view from street gate entrance... two bedroom doors and sitting areas

  • bedroom

    bedroom

  • sitting area outside bedroom

    sitting area outside bedroom

  • Bedroom #2

    Bedroom #2

  • a flower on one of the 40 or so hibiscus plants in the garden pots

    a flower on one of the 40 or so hibiscus plants in the garden pots

  • busy beach :)

    busy beach :)

  • fun!

    fun!

  • Our wonderful caretakers... Abel and Socorro.

    Our wonderful caretakers... Abel and Socorro.

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Speaks: english, spanish, serbo-croatian
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Las Penitas #424113

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