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Family Friendly Beachfront Vacation Home

Sleeps9
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Half Baths1
Space 3,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 7 nights

Overview

About the property

4 bed, 3 bath, Open Air Beachfront Home with Pool

***AS SEEN ON HGTV's HOUSE HUNTERS INTERNATIONAL and OVERSEAS AND UNDERPRICED***

This 2 story home features one master bedroom with bath, a second bedroom with private bath and two other bedrooms that share a bath. All second story bedrooms lead out onto a large open air living area with a a cushy couch and chairs. Just steps away the balcony over looks the pool and the Ocean. The kitchen is open to the living dining area and makes for a great social eating and drinking environment. The kitchen and dining area also lead out to a shady covered area filled with hammocks and rocking chairs. The idea here is to relax and enjoy your time in Nicaragua.


Property Manager
Suyen Vargas
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
April 26, 2017

About Suyen Vargas

We are a family from Cincinnati, Ohio and fell in love with Nicaragua in 2007. We have two small boys and wanted to make Nicaragua a permanent part of their lives growing up. We love Nicaragua for the natural beauty, the cultural immersion and—most of all—the wonderful people.

Suyen Vargas purchased this house in 2013

Why Suyen Vargas chose Nicaragua

We chose this house most of all for its great location. It's right on the Pacific Ocean next to the low-tide surf break. It's a 15 min (or less) walk to all of the restaurants and hotels in Las Penitas, yet only a 15 min drive to the historic colonial city of Leon, with its universities, museums, and churches, including UNESCO world heritage sites.

Las Penitas is a quaint fishing village where you can watch local families catch their dinner—and yours. On the weekend, you will see local holidaymakers from the city of Leon. During the week, you will have the beach to yourself (but restaurants remain open).

What makes this house unique

The most unique aspects of this house are the open layout, the views and the pool.

The house features two balconies and two patios, with plenty of hammocks and rocking chairs made locally. Have dinner prepared by our lovely caretaker, Mary, in the outdoor dining room. Later, enjoy a book in the upstairs breezeway featuring the same 'mimbre' furniture used by the new upscale resort Mukul which has been featured in the Wall Street Journal.

Every bedroom in the house has a view of the Pacific Ocean, and even the kitchen has a great ocean view. Listen to the waves crash as you fall asleep (you don't even need the air conditioning).

The oceanfront swimming pool is one of our kids' favorite spots. It features steps into the pool and goes to a depth of about five feet.

Finally, relax in the oceanfront, shaded rancho with locally made hammocks and hammock chairs. Watch the incredible Las Penitas sunsets every night while you have a local beer or locally made rum.

The house features a full-time, on-site caretaker who handle cleaning, and cooking services can be arranged for an additional fee. The caretaker and her family live in a separate residence on the property.

Amenities

Las Peñitas House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • non smoking only
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Garage
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 2 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 1 queen
    Master - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
  • The Master and bedrooms 2 and 3 are upstairs while bedroom 4 is downstairs. All bedrooms have A/C and large windows with views of the ocean. All beds are new and firm.
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • kayaking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes:
This house is about relaxing and learning about Nicaragua. We can help plan any excursions you would like to take, our caretakers will be happy to cook for you and clean so that you can just relax. There are restaurants within walking distance and the city of Leon has anything you might need only 15 minutes away. Come and enjoy this wonderful beach house on the beautiful and unique beaches of Las Penitas Leon.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(25 traveler reviews)

Family Friendly Beachfront Vacation Home
average rating of 5.0 based on 25 reviews
5

Great place!

  • 5 of 5

We stayed the night with a large group of people and loved it! Beautiful beach and very homey atmosphere.

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Amazing vacation spot

  • 5 of 5

We had the best experience at this place. The views are amazing and hard to find this kinda of view anywhere else. The staff was amazing and very gracious. We loved the open feeling and the sounds of the ocean. The hammocks made it so relaxing. We have told many people about Casa Natalia and will be back again for sure. And the picture opportunity at sunset makes for great family beach pictures.

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hickory Hills IL
5

Perfect Beach

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect getaway. The house was spacious and spotless. The weather was awesome and the house had what felt like a private beach. Mary was fab to have help us out during our stay.

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hickory Hills IL
5

Peaceful beachfront for the family

  • 5 of 5

I stayed here with my family who is from the area. They said this was a perfect rental for the family to enjoy for a week and they were right. Mary and her family who live onsite and work with guests were amazing. This location is a great escape that is close enough to the action to keep one satisfied. Thank you Casa Natalia!

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Leon, Nicaragua
5

Beautiful, Spacious Beach Front House

  • 5 of 5

I shared this house with several friends and it was delightful in every way. The house was spacious and well-decorated with A/C in the bedrooms, the outdoor living area was inviting (the hammocks were everywhere you needed one), and the pool was perfect. Easily accessible by bus/taxi/car from Leon, the property is mere steps from the beautiful beach. I would love to stay at here again!

  • Submitted: Jan 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cincinnati, Ohio USA
5

Casa Deliciosa

  • 5 of 5

We spent three lovely days walking our "private beach" in the off season, enjoying Mary's cooking and hospitality. It was a long anniversary weekend for my husband and I. We picked up groceries and fresh fruit from the farm stand in Leon and arrived at sunset. We planned to eat at one of the local hotels, but Mary's quick prepared a fantastic feast. We enjoyed every meal at the house in comfort. Loved her traditional food from seafood soup and lobster to pollo and snapper filets. Don't miss out on gallo pinto, nicaraguan bacon and fresca (fresh fruit juice with sucra). Walking the beach was enjoyable at all tides. The second floor porch and hammocks afforded naps and reading. Next time we'll plan for a hike at Cerro Negro.

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
90 Kilometres
Managua
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Ola Azul
Nearest Restaurant
200 Metres
Ola Azul
Car: recommended

Las Penitas is a beautiful and laid back Nicaraguan Fishing village. Tourism is growing in the area so there are a number of restaurants and tour operators, but the feeling is still very authentic Nicaragua! You can buy fresh fish right out of the boat and have our wonderful caretaker family cook it up for you Nicaraguan style. You will also have plenty of opportunity to practice your spanish, take a boat ride through the protected mangroves or paddle out in the water and catch some waves with the local guys. The days will also pass quickly in a hammock or in the pool, but the colonial city of Leon is only 15 minutes away and there you will find an incredible amount of history, architecture, great food and Music. Las Penitas offers the best of all worlds!

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Rates & Availability

Las Peñitas House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
High season
Nov 1 2017 - Dec 17 2017
2 night minimum stay
$275
$1,925
 
 
Christmas, New Years
Dec 18 2017 - Jan 2 2018
7 night minimum stay
$2,660
 
 
High season
Jan 3 2018 - Mar 23 2018
2 night minimum stay
$275
$1,925
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$175
$1,225
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300

50% non refundable deposit to make reservation. Full payment due upon arrival. $300 damage deposit required and will be returned at departure. Payment via credit card.

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