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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
"We had an excellent time in San Juan and really enjoyed this wonderful home! The townhouse is close to town and is beautifully appointed. The kitchen is well equipped and we made most of our meals there. The pool area and grounds are maintained on a daily basis and are great for relaxing. It was also nice to have access to a Bluetooth speaker and DVD player for when we just wanted to hang out in the unit.
The rooftop patio was an excellent spot to watch the sunset in the bay. The two decks off the back of the unit have comfortable chairs and great views. Monica was very helpful! Thanks again!"
Guest: Matt F.Date of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: July 10, 2015
"After living and working here in Nicaragua for 17 yrs it is always nice to find new places that take your breathe away and remind you of the beauty and tranquility that Nicaragua has. This home got us excited from the first moment we placed our eyes on her. It was spacious, at one with nature with it's big screens for bedroom windows, and a great balance for indoor and outdoor options to rest and revive the soul. The beach was not to close, but once you got there, it was as good as any we have enjoyed in the past. Not many will be disappointed by choosing this piece of paradise."
Guest: Rest seekersDate of Stay: March 2015Review Submitted: April 4, 2015
"Everything about Villas Playa Maderas is AMAZING.
We travel every year taking a month getaway, and our rule is we will never go to the same place twice... BUT this will be the exception to the rule. We most definitely will be returning!
The view is stunning, it's a short 2 minute walk to the beach along a private path, the infinity pool at sunset is to die for but what makes Villas Playa Maderas stand above any other place is the staffo. Without the wonderful team it wouldn't have the same energy of a home away from home.
Right from the time of booking Richardo personally called to confirm dates and to see if we needed anything else arranged.
Roberto and Maryleth live just about villa #1&2 and will take the very best care of you-they are the sweetest people you will ever meet- they take huge pride in that they do. I highly recommend getting Maryleth to make your meals, she's an amazing cook!
The 24 hour security team at the villas are great. This is the safest we have ever felt travelling, and when travelling with children you can't put a price on that.
We highly recommend Villas Playa Maderas to anyone travelling to Nicarugua! It's a place that can not be missed!"
Guest: West CoastDate of Stay: January 2015Review Submitted: February 4, 2015
"My husband and I just came back from an 8 day stay at Tortuga Azul with another couple, and to say we had a wonderful time is an understatement! The house is absolutely stunning and the photos do it no justice at all. It is a straw bale construction, so the walls are all curved and organic looking, which is really different to what we are used to in the north but the result is amazing!
The pool and the outdoor area are perfect, so private and peaceful. You really feel like you are out on your own in the middle of nowhere! William the caretaker keeps everything very clean, and we saw only a couple of bugs (no cockroaches-yay!!). The other reviews have talked about how writing things down in english was really the best way to communicate with him and they were not wrong! We had a few minor water problems during our stay and he fixed them within a couple of minutes, he really is a great asset.
The location was great, far enough away from town for it to be nice and secluded, but also close enough that you can walk (during the day time only, and it takes about 30 minutes). Taxis can get a little expensive however, and I think we were overcharged quite a bit while we were there. We were getting charged $15 each way in/out of town, and once or twice we were even charged $20 each way! I have heard that this is unusually expensive, however if it is the norm I would recommend hiring the owners car with the driver Elie as that would probably be cheaper.
Lots of the reviews mention Elie, and he really is such a gem. A genuine person, and he seems to really enjoy his job. The other reviews however make it sound like he is quite readily available, however this was not the case when we were there. We needed to book him at least one day in advance as he was so busy, and he doesn't like to work past 5 as he has 2 young children, so keep that in mind! He will recommend other taxis however if you need them!
The only downside about the house is the noise of the dogs barking at night, but that is nothing some ear plugs can't fix! Also the internet is complicated and slow, but the owners are trying to rectify that!
In short-GO AND STAY HERE!! It was a truly wonderful stay and we can't wait to return as soon as we can!"
Guest: Christine W.Date of Stay: February 2015Review Submitted: February 27, 2015