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Family Friendly Beachfront Vacation Home

Bedrooms 4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


Half Baths
Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights

About the property

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


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 an hour
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Calendar last updated:
January 10, 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.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(21 traveler reviews)

Family Friendly Beachfront Vacation Home
average rating of 5.0 based on 21 reviews
Leon, Nicaragua

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

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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Paradise just outside of the city!!!!

  • 5 of 5

This is the perfect getaway for anyone looking to spend a few nights at the beach. The rooms are comfortable and the entire house it immaculate. Did I mention that the rooms are air-conditioned! This is all thanks for Mary the housekeeper who also happens to be a fabulous cook. The back porch overlooking the pool and ocean views is a perfect place for your morning coffee or nightcap. We will definitely be staying here again

  • Submitted: Jul 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Private Paradise

  • 5 of 5

What a perfect experience! Casa Natalia is so quaint and comfortable. The beach is beautiful and the pool offered a restful break out of the waves. Mary, the caretaker, has a heart of gold... But more importantly, she is the best cook in all of Leon. We highly recommend this house to anyone looking for a getaway... We can't wait to come back!

  • Submitted: Jun 21, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Toronto, Canada

Achieve total relaxation at this spacious, breezy oceanfront home with pool & wonderful staff!

  • 5 of 5

Located on a gorgeous 2 kilometer long stretch of tropical pacific beach you can have your desired mix of relaxation, adventure activities and cultural experiences. The house has a wealth of sleeping accommodations and, in addition, very comfortable common areas indoors and out. Local activities include surfing, sport fishing, turtle watching and estuary tour, watching games of the local baseball league, etc. The staff at Casa Natalia are very attentive and helpful and Mari's cooking is delicious. The beautiful and historic city of Leon is (only 20 minutes away) is where a wide variety of restaurants, cathedrals, dance clubs, mercados and shopping await. We loved our time at Casa Natalia and wish it could have been longer!!

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dayton, TN, US


  • 5 of 5

We spent the week here while working with the people of Las Penitas, Brisas Del Mar and Barconas building churches and doing VBS with the children. It was an amazing place to relax when we had a minute and the kids were up on the beach at 5am every morning. There is a great place the rent horses at the end of Las Penitas and if you walk to the right on the beach there is plenty to explore.

Mary was so sweet!

Wifi is sketchy but it is everywhere in Las Penitas. We love it here and love the people of of Nicaragua even more.

  • Submitted: May 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
90 Kilometres
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!


Rates & Availability

Las Peñitas House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Semana Santa
Apr 8 2017 - Apr 17 2017
7 night minimum stay
Christmas, New Years
Dec 18 2017 - Jan 2 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

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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Las Peñitas House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 3000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Garage
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet
  • 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.
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
  • 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
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.

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