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Surf and Golf on the Beach

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Last updated: 04/15/2017
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Sleeps:2
  • Bedrooms:1
  • Bathrooms:1
  • Property type:Apartment
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:Yes
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

About the Property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, Kitchen, Private Patio, With Access To Owners Pool And Beach

We are located in hacienda iguana, one of Nicaragua premier gated golf resort developments. Our apartment is attached to the garage of our house. It is one of only a few houses actually on the beach. You can wake up, check the surf and then go get tubed.

Unlike Costa Rica or El Salvador, this small area of Nicaragua has year round deep water swell and 300+ days a year of all 24 hour offshore winds blowing in from lake Nicaragua. No matter what kind of board you ride, there are lefts, rights, and at least 8-10 breaks in the area just for you. Two of the best, Colorado and Panga drops are on the beach just outside your front door.

We know your vacation time is precious, patty and i live in the principal house on this beautiful white sand beach to help ensure that your stay with us is perfect. You can rent your own car or if you like, we can arrange for our trusted bilingual driver to pick you up at the airport, take you grocery shopping, sightseeing and deliver you to your home away from home.

Plus there is more than just great surf available. In addition to sunset beach walks and drinks, we can show you birds, monkeys and wildlife on jungle and river walks. An hour’s walk down the beach through Playa Amarilla and you’ll find yourself in the little fishing village of gigante enjoying fresh lobster and an ice cold beer. Full or half-day tours, horseback rides or boat trips to fish or explore more remote surf breaks are a bargain and easily arranged. The see shack cabana even has its own golf club membership, allowing you to play on our 10-hole course at reduced rates. Whatever you need, we will do our best to make it happen.

Or you can relax with a good book on your private patio or just fall asleep listening to the waves. The apartment has a/c, wireless internet, satellite TV and drinking water. The kitchen is modern and includes everything you need for meal preparation and all the amenities. If you do not feel like cooking, don elroy’s restaurant and bar is onsite.

Great surf, beach front accommodations, loads of activities in one of the most beautiful spots in the world -- all at a great price. Please contact us if we can answer any questions or help in any way.

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Member since: 2005

Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/15/2017

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Apartment
  • On floor 1
  • 300 sq. ft.

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy 2
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Not Suitable For Children
  • Pets Considered

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

Onsite Services

  • Housekeeper Included
  • Massage


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

  • Bedroom 1: 2 twin/ single


  • Two twin beds can convert to one king. A/C. Fan. Custom amoire.

Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


  • Full bath, large shower.

Other Amenities

  • We can arrange boat surf or fish trips, horseback riding, hiking recommendations, restaurant ideas...moreless



  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Sports & Activities


  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • Restaurants

Local Services & Businesses

  • Massage Therapist
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Beachcombing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Horseback Riding
  • Shelling
  • Walking

Location Type

  • Beachfront:

    apartment attached to a garage at a beachfront home...moreless

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Deepsea Fishing
  • Fishing
  • Golf
  • Golf Privileges Optional
  • Surf Fishing
  • Surfing
  • Swimming


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 2 people




  • Deck / Patio:

    private patio with table and chairs...moreless

  • Golf:

    play golf at Hacienda Iguana for mrmber's rate...moreless

Pool / Spa

House Cleaning

  • Housekeeper Included


Write a review 4.7
from 15 traveler reviews
Rental basis: Per property
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My Standard Rate
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Taxes Not included


one or 2 persons are $80/night. three night minimum.

Your deposit holds your reservation dates.

We’ll email you a confirmation when your payment is posted.

Cancellations/Refunds: Your deposit is 90% refundable, for cancellation, up till 60 days before your arrival. Cancellation within 60 days of your arrival will forfeit your deposit.

50% deposit, balance due 30 days before arrival. Check, cash or paypal

Owner's cancellation policy:

50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.

100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.

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Last updated: 04/15/2017
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110 Miles
Nearest Airport
0.25 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Don Eloy's
25 Miles
Nearest Ferry
San Jorge
0.25 Miles
Nearest Golf
Hacienda Iguana
2.5 Miles
Nearest Motorway
coastal Hwy, Nic62
0.25 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Don Eloy's
Rivas Department, Nicaragua
Nearest Beach
On the beach

Car: Recommended

2 World class surfbreaks. Gorgeous beach walking. Monkey walking. HotSprings. Ziplines. Colonial cities. Guides available for airport shuttles, grocery shopping, fishing and sight seeing.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: After a long search, Patty and I first came to Nicaragua in 2004, bought a condominium and watched as they built our new home. Our first night and nearly every night since has been a great adventure. We are San Diego raised, lived, and worked in Idaho from 1972-2000 and we are now proud to call Nicaragua home.

Why the Owner Chose Rivas Department, Nicaragua:
After 35 years in the hospitality business in the US, we searched for a beautiful, safe secure place to retire with lots of activities, friendly people, offshore winds and world-class surf. We found it in Nicaragua.

The Unique Benefits at this Apartment:
The Cabana is unique because it is the only small, low price, rental of it's kind on the beach at Iguana. You have your own patio and can share the owners pool. Plus, you get access to the beach!

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Speaks: english, spanish
Response time: Within a few hours
Response Rate: 100%
Calendar last updated: 04/15/2017

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  • Out the Front Door!

    Out the Front Door!

  • your private patio

    your private patio

  • Bedroom. Can be 1 king or 2 twins with AC

    Bedroom. Can be 1 king or 2 twins with AC

  • living room

    living room

  • hutch with appliances

    hutch with appliances

  • Your shared pool

    Your shared pool

  • sunset


  • people surf fishing Nica still

    people surf fishing Nica still

  • rainbow over the house

    rainbow over the house

  • Patty sport fishing

    Patty sport fishing

  • aerial view of our home

    aerial view of our home

  • Welcome!


  • front porch and palapa

    front porch and palapa

  • loaded kitchen

    loaded kitchen

  • flat screen tv

    flat screen tv

  • full bath

    full bath

  • entrance to beach

    entrance to beach

  • our pool!

    our pool!

  • Patty reeling one in

    Patty reeling one in

  • beach turtle

    beach turtle

  • local monkey

    local monkey

VRBO #476987

This listing was first published here in 2013.

Date last modified - Tuesday, April 18, 2017

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