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"My wife and 6 kids decided to do something completely off the grid for once. It was my daughters last Thanksgiving while still a college student so this was the year. We researched CR, Mexico and the Virgin Islands. Never really thought of Nica until our travel agent went there to investigate a resort. I thought that would be interesting...Nicaragua. Well I did my research and putting a surf beach, fairly close to Managua and a surf shop nearby we found Mar y Estrella. We all loved being off the internet, w/o cell service and socializing within ourselves, and of course surfing as a family. The beach was like Newport, Corona or Huntington Beach in So Cal must of looked like 100 years ago. Nobody there with perfect waves all day long. The caretakers and cook were wonderful and hard not to befriend immediately. Day trips fishing and volcano exploring at Mombacho and neighboring Granada were nice to break up the serenity of sitting on the beach or taking a siesta in the hammock. Louise was easy to work with and has given me countless tid bits of extra info and tips.
1. Driving anywhere will take you twice as long as you think.
2. "Some" spanish is not enough. Someone needs a minimal conversational spanish to get anything except for Granada
3. A four wheel drive is recommended, any rain and dirt roads become like wet rubber cement
4. You learn to share the road with ox drawn carts, loose chickens, goats and pigs
Sunsets were unbelievably beautiful, Dinner at Hotel El Casino in Caseres is worth the small drive (ask for Patrice, the owner) and Nica people are wonderfully friendly and we were treated very well"
Guest: Rich S.Date of Stay: November 2014Review Submitted: December 4, 2014
Hacienda iguana was a wonderful experience-luvly condo, on the beach, with a pool, what a view, luv!
"I would recommend anyone to stay here, it was wonderful!! The condo is lovely, the pool is great, the ocean is incredible, the property managers were helpful, was great! There is a beach bar about 20 minutes down the beach, serving great food, another pool and beach bar, we can't wait for our return! Thank you!!"
Guest: NADate of Stay: September 2015Review Submitted: September 30, 2015
"Our party really enjoyed staying in casa Kayak. The outdoor scenery is very tropical and inviting. We loved the hammocks around the house. We enjoyed the beach access. We truly enjoyed Flor cooking for us. She made us fish that was delicious! and also a typical dish from Nicaragua (Vigoron). She also made breakfast for our party. She was very nice and helpful. The only thing I did not like are the locks of the room. I believe the locks should lock like regular locks from the inside of the room, not from the inside and out. I felt very uneasy with the locks because anyone could lock you in. Other than that everything was amazing!"
Guest: Guiselle G.Date of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: August 20, 2015