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Incredible location on northern beaches of SJDS- luxury home with ocean views

Bedrooms 2
Half Baths1
Space 1,800 sq. ft.
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights


About the property

Luxurious 2 bedroom, 2.5 bath home sleeping 5 guests, ocean view/pool access

Casa Tres Peces- The House of Three Fish

Set in the progressive, boutique community of Balcones de Majagual, Casa Tres Peces is open air design and living at it’s finest. Located 12km from the lovely town of San Juan del Sur, Casa Tres Peces was designed by the renowned architect Matthew Faulkner (Morgan’s Rock Eco-Lodge) and represents some of the most luxurious, progressively ecologically friendly accommodations in San juan del Sur. This private villa is perched on a ridge overlooking the Pacific Ocean, allowing for both stunning water and jungle views . Enjoy daily visits from the communities local troop of friendly howler monkeys, and in the winter months watch humpback whale breaching from the front deck as they are arriving in the warm waters of the Nicaraguan Pacific to nurse their young.. Being nestled in one of Central America’s largest private wildlife corridors, sightings of sloths, parakeets, iguanas, margays and hummingbirds are common occurrences for guests at Casa Tres Peces

A spacious two bedroom, 2.5 bathroom the home has been designed using green building concepts, native fallen hardwoods and natural stone. Casa Tres Peces boasts 16' vaulted ceilings with large overhangs, providing shade from sun and rain showers.

2 master bedrooms with ensuites, cool, modern polished concrete floors, and a state of the art screen system that allows for fresh air to flow through the home constantly make this home cool and comfortable even in the heat of the day. Both large bedrooms contain beautiful stone, en-suite bathrooms, large storage spaces, and views of either the ocean and jungle. Both rooms are well appointed with fine linens, pillows and comfortable king size beds. No fighting for the master suite in this home- though you may have a debate over who gets The Manta Room or The Puffer Fish room. Each bedroom is dedicated to one of the beautiful creatures of the ocean

The homes ideal position on a ridge allows the cool breezes to flow through the house both day and night. Boundaries between indoors and outdoors blend when sliding walls open to a large patio with ocean and jungle views. Newly upgraded furniture and cushions allow you to lounge in complete comfort. Attention to detail such as large Japanese style sliding doors, unique wood work (all obtained from hurricane felled trees and sustainable timber) stone accents, and decor give the home a serene and peaceful feel, perfect for relaxation, honeymoons, or a place to rest after a long day of surfing. Casa Tres Peces provides you with the essential modern conveniences such Wi-fi available in the home and on the grounds, flat screen tv, dvd, video library and comfortable furniture from Simplemente Maderas. Boundaries between indoors and outdoors blend when sliding walls in the living room open to a large patio with ocean and jungle views. Washer and dryer are available to guests staying longer than one week at an additional rate.

Enjoy a swim in a shared infinity edge pool overlooking the pacific and jungle terrain, just a short walk from your door step.

With pacific ocean views set above the jungle canopy this is a favourite spot for our local monkey troop to relax- take a swim while you watch the monkeys watch you! With 300+ days of offshore winds SJDS is a surfers paradise and Casa Tres Peces offers a perfect retreat at the end of a day in the ocean

This home enjoys the benefits of secure private parking and 24 hour security in a locked, gated community. Cleaning and pool service is included.

A four wheel drive high clearance vehicle is required for accessing not only Casa Tres Peces but the majority of the beaches north and south of San Juan del Sur. We are located 12km from town on country dirt roads, and as the Balcones community is perched on a hill from the main road a 4 x 4 vehicle will make your stay much more enjoyable!

More Details

Property Manager
Laura Johnson
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 19, 2017

Guestbook comments from the manager

This was such a fun and unique experience for our family! We loved the indoor/outdoor feel and waking up to the howler monkeys. Laura and Nicole were super helpful and everythiing went very smoothly overall.
Jun 2016
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Municipal de Rivas Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1800 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Outdoor shower - outdoor shower
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Private ensuite
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Private ensuite
    Hall bathroom - toilet , Powder room with toilet and sink
  • Hot water in all bathrooms
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • King Master Suite - 1 king , ensuite with double vanity and hot water
    King Master Suite 2 - 1 king , ensuite with hot water and double vanity
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Staff
  • churches
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming

Learn more about this vacation rental at the manager's website:


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

Incredible location on northern beaches of SJDS- luxury home with ocean views
average rating of 5.0 based on 13 reviews

One of my favorite vacations to date!

  • 5 of 5

This house was incredible! Tucked away in the jungle, it was a true getaway from real life. It was a wild ride getting up to the house, but that just added to the fun experience of it all. The home had a really cool modern vibe, the rainforest views were stunning and the beaches were quiet and gorgeous! Monkeys swinging by the house, and although we were in the jungle, we hardly had any problems with bugs. We had a little one year old with us, and she had her first experience at the beach (stuck the sand right in her mouth of course!). We had a large family group and rented two of the homes, which were just a few steps away, so we felt like we were all staying in one house. It was a great option for our big group. I will always remember the stay in this house as one of the most unique and best vacations I've had!

  • Submitted: Dec 2, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charlotte, NC, USA

Amazing home in an amazing location

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here with my family for a week, and loved every moment of it! The house is very, very nice, and is decorated well. It has all of the amenities you could ask for. Short walk to the beach, where you can go surfing, paddle boarding, and other activities. Most of the beaches close by aren't busy, which makes it nice to relax without having to fight crowds.

I'd recommend this place to anyone, I'm already looking to go back!

  • Submitted: Dec 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful Nicaragua Experience

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful home! First of all, the home itself is very, very nice. The concrete floors, sliding doors, exposed copper piping, beautiful colorful art and pillows, it was all SO stylish and well thought out. In the bathrooms were lovely robes for everyone, and linens and other details were extra-comfortable and nice. The private road to the beach in the Balcones is FANTASTIC, the beach is one of the most beautiful we saw in Nicaragua. It's a lovely little cove with rocks and tons of shells to hunt through. You can walk south at low tide and easily reach Maderas, grab lunch at the taco spot or the wood burning pizza spot. Right on the cove of Majagual was one of our favorite little restaurants of the trip, a tiny open air "hut" run by a mother and daughter with some great salsas and cabbage salad thing. Yum. This property is probably one the very best in the Balcones for monkey fun, the troop comes through every morning and most late afternoons, our boys (ages 4 & 6) were just in awe of all the fun they could have watching the monkeys goof around. Check-in and all of those pesky details are REALLY easy through the Balcones properties, highly recommend, made everything comfortable and smooth. Cheers!

  • Submitted: Apr 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Unforgettable vacation

  • 5 of 5

This spring my amazing husband planned a surprise trip for me and my two girls to Nicaragua at Casa Tres Peces after I went through a tough 6 months of surgery and breast cancer treatments. It was an incredible vacation. The house was luxurious and had everything that we needed and the views were spectacular! We loved drinking wine on the swinging bed and watching the sun set over the ocean and the lush forests. Or if we were lazy, swinging in the hammock on the back deck with the howler monkeys playing over head and letting out their indescribable howls (weirdest sound ever, you have to go just to hear that!). During the day there is so much to do. Whether its visiting the picturesque town of San Juan del Sur and shopping in the outdoor market or little shops and restaurants, or whether its visiting the many, many beaches that are close by, there is something for everyone. Some days we lazed on our own private beach and swam in the warm waters, other days we went to watch the surfers attack the huge surf or we went to a beach that had smaller waves and tried boogie boarding ourselves. We also went horseback riding at Rancho Chilamate and had a spectacular sunset ride on the beach! All of it was in beautiful settings with lots of wildlife and friendly locals. I can’t thank Laura and Joel enough as they were integral to making this happen for us. They were always available and helped my husband plan every step of the way. It would not have gone so seamlessly without them! They helped create a very special memory for me and my family during a very difficult time in my life and I will always treasure it and be forever grateful to them!

  • Submitted: Sep 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Provo, UT

Unforgettable Stay

  • 5 of 5

This was perhaps one of the nicest places you'll ever be able to stay. For starters, the location couldn't be more perfect. It's minutes away from SJDS and several beaches, good for snorkeling, fishing, surfing, swimming etc., but still far enough away from it all so that you feel like you're in a private jungle getaway. The house itself has a very homey feel, filled with beautiful art pieces and the nicest furniture. The kitchen is fully equipped with everything you need to make a nice meal. The back deck and outdoor shower make for easy storage and cleaning of sandy beach gear. Security is top notch and maintenance is quick and responsive. No complaints with Casa Tres Peces whatsoever. I would go back in a heartbeat.

  • Submitted: May 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Provo, Utah

The Perfect Luxurious Escape

  • 5 of 5

Staying at Casa Tres Peces was an incredible experience. The house is set on the top of hill overlooking the ocean which offers incredible views and breathtaking sunsets. Our group really enjoyed using the kitchen. We were able to pick up some local ingredients in town and make ourselves some traditional Nicaraguan food. There was a light breeze that allowed for comfortable temperatures throughout the day and night. The screens on the house allowed for the air to get in but they keep the bugs out. The beds were very comfortable and the futon bed was even comfortable. I highly recommend staying at Casa Tres Peces to anyone looking for a luxurious get away.

  • Submitted: May 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
140 Kilometres
Augusto Sandino Airport Managua
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Morgans Rock Resort
Nearest Ferry
30 Kilometres
San Jorge Ferry to Ometepe
Nearest Motorway
24 Kilometres
Pan American Highway
Nearest Restaurant
1 Kilometres
Playa Maderas Restaurants
Nearest Beach
900 Metres
Playa Majagual
Car: necessary

A 4 x 4 vehicle is a requirement for staying at Casa Tres Peces- we will happily assist with booking at discounted rates


Rates & Availability

Municipal de Rivas Villa Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Green Season
Apr 18 2017 - Sep 15 2017
3 night minimum stay
Wet Season
Sep 16 2017 - Nov 2 2017
3 night minimum stay
Tropical Summer
Nov 3 2017 - Dec 21 2017
3 night minimum stay
Holiday Season
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 6 2018
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $99
Refundable damage deposit $500

Manager's Cancellation Policy

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