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Recent San Juan Del Sur reviews
A little piece of Heaven on earth!
"What a wonderful, tranquil place to just relax and soak up the sun. You are surrounded by total beauty. The sounds of the birds, the howler monkey, the high tide crashing at the rocks stir all your senses. Be sure to bring your groceries as you truly are secluded. We found the one restauant to be really good. Do not go when your pressed for time because everything is prepared upon order , but well worth the wait.
The house is well equiped, beautifully furnished, just waiting for you to create great memories. Which we did! The grounds are meticulously manicured with beautiful plants, flowers, trees and so many butterflies. Staff is incredible. Willfredo took us into San Juan del Sur for a day. Much cheaper than renting a car to sit at the beach. Hated to leave , but look forward to returning again one day."
Guest: Vonda A.Date of Stay: July 2015Review Submitted: July 13, 2015
"Communication was great from beginning to end, helped us with a ride from the airport, house is as good or better then pictures. It's in the perfect spot, close to beach and downtown but out of the bustle at the same time. The people on site were great and helped whenever necessary. the residents in the sweet below are also awesome and helped us navigate town and then to top off everything one of the best viewpoints you can imagine. Your in good hands at Casa Mari!"
Guest: JordenDate of Stay: March 2015Review Submitted: May 1, 2015
"My husband and I spent a month at Villa Pavela . Half of that time was with another couple. The Villa was very comfortable with two bedrooms, both of which had air conditioning and two bathrooms. The kitchen was well equipped and the front veranda/dining area had comfortable seating as well as two hammocks where you could watch lovely sunsets in the evening .Remanso Beach was less than a two minute walk from the house:nice for beginning surfers or just cooling off between the rolling surf(not big waves at that time of year). San Juan del Sur was less than 10 minutes by car so you could go out to eat, shop at the mercado or the Pali grocery store or the fish market. A car is a must, as it did get hot during the day, so biking would be quite the excursion.Also a car would be useful for exploring other beaches and towns in a very friendly Nicaragua.
Wifi is available. There are brown outs (usually not for long)but the villa has a back up generator so that the wifi and fridge run.
Eliza is the caretaker and is very efficient-cleaning every day.Laundry service is also available through Eliza and is very reasonably priced. If you want to do your own bits and pieces, there is a long clothesline in the side hallway and with the wind blowing ,it isn't long before everything dries. Even if you cannot speak Spanish ,Eliza has a tablet so through translation program most things could be sorted out. She will also cook for you, if you arrange it with her(extra cost but very reasonable). The fish dinners were great.
The owners of the villa are most helpful and followup is very quick. We forgot my husband's e reader in Nicaragua and the owner graciously brought it back to Canada for us. Now that's hospitality!
All in all, everything is very comfortable-including the beds and very clean. My husband and I would not hesitate to recommend Villa Pavela for a long stay or short one-its like staying at a friend's place."
Guest: KTDate of Stay: January 2015Review Submitted: April 22, 2015
"Me and a friend stayed at Margaret's house for 10 days in March.
First of all, it's a really nice and clean house! Everything we needed was there, and then some more. The open kitchen is amazing and so is the outdoor living room. The rooms are big and the beds comfortable. With the fans and the AC it's not too warm at night. So, as far as the house is concerned, everything was perfect.
Then there's the location!!! The beach is close, really close... Like 20 seconds walk close... It's not a big beach at all. It's quite small and there's not much to do. Only 2 little restaurants/bars and a surf rental place. But, that is exactly what we were looking for so it was perfect for us. Not a lot a people during the week days (mostly other tourists coming from San Juan for the day to learn how to surf... They are usually gone by 5pm and then the beach gets really quiet for the night). We noticed that there was a lot more people during the weekends but maybe it was just a coincidence (and by a lot more people I mean 25 people max)! The water is perfect if you want to learn how to surf... The waves are not to big but not small either. We've met some really nice local kids who were more than happy to give us some tips!
And as for the owners and the housekeepers they were all REALLY nice and accommodating. We got to see Margaret pretty much everyday. She answered all of our questions and was really helpful. I made a mistake when I first made the reservation and she was really accommodating and nice about it. As for Francisco and Flor, they are really nice as well. They helped us make local calls and they were there every time we needed something.
The only downside is that the house is a bit far from the city (15 minutes cab ride, about $15 one way). But as I said earlier we were there to enjoy a quiet and warm beach, so we didn't really go to San Juan that often. If you want to visit the area and go out to San Juan often, I definitely suggest renting a car.
If you are worried about the weather you can stop right now. It was sunny and +35 everyday. A bit windy at times but it's a good thing because if not it would be almost too warm (if there's such a thing!).
Thanks for a great vacation!!!"
Guest: Simon M.Date of Stay: March 2015Review Submitted: April 7, 2015