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"This was our first visit to Nicaragua but we had an awesome time at Hacienda Iguana. The quick access to Playa Colorado and the view of Los Perros were great! They've put together a great little guide booklet with hiking info, surfing rental info, and restaurant info . We had a little trouble with some of the hiking near the ajoining Rancho Santana regions as a security guard turned us around. We went back later. We loved our time here and the surf was the best I've ever seen. The property was as described and we'd recommend staying here."
Guest: Ben H.Date of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: June 15, 2015
"My boyfriend and I stayed in the Casa La Selva house for 7 days, just the 2 of us and it was beyond AMAZING! I'd definitely recommend the property if you have 2 or 4 people or a big group and split yourselves between the house and casita. It was a perfect size! Because there were only 2 of us, we couldn't do the food plan, so our Nicaragua 365 driver stopped at the large grocery store on the way from the airport. It was very convenient and we got tons of food and were able to make our own breakfasts and dinners. The pool and the property itself are awesome, very crisp and clean, and I can't boast enough about the LOCATION! The house is just steps away from the beach and my boyfriend is a big surfer, so he was in Heaven (being less than a 5 min walk from Playa Colorados and Panga Drops). The beach is one of the prettiest I've ever seen and so pristine! There's not much shade, so bring a hat :)! The ocean water temperature was absolutely perfect and the STARS at night- oh my goodness! My only issue the entire week was the lack of restaurants/things to do in close proximity. I'm an adventurer and have a hard time relaxing for 7 days straight, so I found myself a little stir crazy at times. We hung out at the beach club almost every evening to watch the sunset and drink the KILLER pina coladas. Best I've ever had! Pili's kitchen also has amazing food! One day we hiked along the beach over to Playa Gigante for lunch, another day we drove over to Rancho Santana for a nice Valentines dinner, and one day we went zip-lining in San Juan Del Sur. I HIGHLY recommend visiting San Juan Del Sur for a day for some liveliness and going on the short 15 min drive to Rancho Santana. Think Santa Barbara in Nicaragua. It's a beyond BEAUTIFUL beach and setting. Make your way to the beach club for a meal! The menu is overpriced for Nicaragua, but very nice, delicious food and a little more upscale. We didn't rent a car, but I'd recommend it if you're more of an adventurer (like us). Lots of cool things to do and see within driving distance of Casa La Selva. I have so many great things to say about David and the team. They were super professional and always very on top of things... if internet went out, we needed something random, really anything they were always right there! They were very friendly, always stopped by to say hello and had exceptional customer service. Thanks to the team there for making everything so relaxing and enjoyable. We will definitely be back!"
Guest: Emily H.Date of Stay: February 2015Review Submitted: February 27, 2015
"I planned a trip here for my birthday with my partner and 6 other gay men. I was looking for a low key beach vacation where we could relax and do nothing much other than that. I discovered Nicaragua 365 and sent an email through the website for a house that would accommodate all of us. The first house I chose was not available for our dates but very quickly David and James responded with this house which was equally nice. From that point on David and James took care of everything. We also decided to take advantage of the package that included two meals a day.
We arrived at Managua Airport late on Saturday morning. The airport is very small which is great because you can get through security quickly. I have to be honest that we were a bit nervous about how we would be received. We are 8 gay men and we weren't sure how we'd be treated, we were pleasantly surprised how we were welcomed. We walked outside and were greeted by the driver who took us to the house. The drive was about 2.5 hours but it was fine because none of us had been to Nicaragua and it was nice to see the country. We arrived at the house and Cecilia was there already cooking. We unpacked and had a cocktail and started relaxing right away. James stopped by and made sure we had everything we needed.
The next day David came by to introduce himself and schedule activities for us. Fortunately he was there because one in our group was stung by a sting ray and David drove him to the clinic right away (all turned out fine). On Wednesday we took a day trip to Granada and went zip lining. David came along with us and made sure we saw the highlights of Granada. We went on a nice boat ride, stopped at an island for drinks and then went to an excellent dinner.
I can tell you this was one of the best vacations I have been on. The house was perfect, the staff was incredible and the location was exactly what I was looking for. It was clean, safe, beautiful and relaxing.
Thank you to David, James, Cecilia, Juanita, and everyone else who made my birthday vacation one to remember."
Guest: Randall K.Date of Stay: January 2015Review Submitted: February 27, 2015
"Great place, the staff made it really easy for booking, check in/out. Beautiful views from the balcony, the beach was quiet, great waves for surfing. Great place to stay for spending time with family/friends. Would definitely recommend anyone to stay."
Guest: jackieDate of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: August 21, 2015