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Playa Coco Tropical Beach Front Retreat

Bedrooms 4
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Casa Panama is your own vacation paradise right on the beach! Situated in an eco-friendly development where trees and grounds are left in their natural state, Casa Panama sits on a large, 1/3 acre parcel which affords lots of privacy.

This spacious home (not a condo) offers four large bedrooms, two full baths, a fully equipped kitchen, dining area, and large living room with views of the Pacific. Glass doors open to the wide, covered deck which is located only 80 feet from high tide. Here you can enjoy cocktails or dinner while watching the sunset on beautiful Playa Coco beach. You will also have your own private “Rancho” – 10 feet from the beach – in which to entertain, relax in your hammock, read, or watch the spectacular sunsets. Also from the “Rancho” you can see the mountains of Costa Rica’s Santa Elena peninsula.

Playa Coco is a secluded, pristine beach - considered one of the best in Nicaragua. The ocean is safe for children and families to swim, due to the gentle, gradual slope of the sand. Guests at Casa Panama also have access to the swimming pool at Puesta Del Sol restaurant, located 250 feet down the beach.

The quaint fishing village of San Juan Del Sur is a 25 minute drive to the north. Here local merchants offer fresh fruits and vegetables in the market place. You will also find small grocery stores, bakeries, gift shops, and a variety of good restaurants. Or buy your own fresh seafood – caught that day – at the fish markets located near the harbor.

The La Flor sea turtle preserve is 5 miles south of Playa Coco. Here, where the Green Ridley turtles are protected, large numbers come ashore between August and December to dig nests and lay their eggs. At times they even come ashore right in front of Casa Panama! From September through January the baby turtles are released back to the ocean from Playa Coco beach.

For the ultimate ocean front experience, we can put you in contact with an expert masseuse to soothe your stress away right there in your own Casa Panama “Rancho”. Feel the breeze and listen to the sound of the surf as you sink into peaceful relaxation.

Come stay at Casa Panama and make your tropical dream a reality!

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Property Manager
Property Manager
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english, minimal Spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
July 21, 2017


Playa El Coco House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM / Check-out: Noon
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Rural ...
  • Away From It All
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Hot water
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Hot water
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • limited accessibility
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • hiking
  • sailing
  • swimming


3.3/5 -
(3 traveler reviews)

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Playa Coco Tropical Beach Front Retreat
average rating of 3.3333333 based on 3 reviews

Bítter sweet

  • 1 of 5

The owner informed US that check in time was at 12h00 pm......Oh surprise when we arrived about 1230 pm......the previous guests were still in the House which had not Been cleaned of course...

Finally Things got better.... The House is big but needs maintenance... A bit rusty, bathrooms on the old side... Needs New terrasse furniture.

The kitchen is well equiped and the House is right on the beach! The staff is Very kind!

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm an absentee owner living in the USA, so my guests are my eyes regarding the home conditions. Your input is important to me. I rely on the management company there, to have the home ready at all times for guests. They are correct, I did inform them that the home would be available at 12:00 PM, so it was a surprise to me also, that the home wasn't ready when they arrived. To my knowledge, my home wasn't booked on the night before there arrival date. I have since contacted the manager, and he acknowledged that they had an unexpected last minute guest arrive the night before. These quests were slow in vacating, so the house was being cleaned when my quests arrived. Apparently they only had to wait half hour for access. Regarding the furnishings and home condition. This home is located directly on the beach, so do to the salt air, everything has a short life. Agree, all the furniture isn't new, but functional. I go there once a year to upgrade, and do preventive maintenance. NOT ALL, but a lot of guests come to party and do trash the homes they rent. Please respect the homes you rent, and leave it in good order for the next family to enjoy. Again, I rely on the management to keep it maintained. Unfortunately, Nicaraguan's aren't big on preventative maintenance, nor the standards some folks expect. Last year, I installed all new aluminum windows. new solar hot water system, new dining chairs for the deck dining table. Sincerely, Walt, Owner
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Quiet Beach house on beautiful white sandy beach

  • 4 of 5

Myself and 8 others stayed here for 4 days over the Semana Santa weekend. We were 4 couples and 1 single, which the house accommodated with space to spare. We were in San Juan which was much too crazy for us and escaped to this gem of a beach house for the weekend. It was exactly what we needed.

It felt very private and secluded, but there was a restaurant 2 or 3 doors down on the beach and a little "mini super" a 5 minute walk to the main road. The mini super had a lot of things like ice, spices, bread, eggs, toiletries and even some fresh produce. The restaurant had decent food and some yummy blended drinks which we partook in most afternoons. A word of warning though - the service is VERY slow and you need to flag down a server if you'd like to place an order. It also closes pretty early - don't expect to arrive at 8pm for dinner (show up by 6 to be safe).

The beach never got very busy at all, especially out in front of the house (the busiest would be maybe 2 groups of people north of the restaurant). The busiest area on the beach was in front of the restaurant (which is also a small hotel). A few of us were surfing and we were usually the only ones out. It certainly wasn't the best surfing beach in the area (inconsistent and the big ones would often close out). There are world class options nearby, but without a vehicle to take us anywhere it worked for us.

The house itself was very spacious and open, with high ceilings and hanging ceiling fans. Each of the 4 bedrooms were very large with a HUGE armoire to unpack into. Part of the reason for the lack of a fifth star is that only 1 bedroom had A/C. Luckily we were the ones to get it, but our friends said that it was very hot at night. The other bedrooms do have ceiling fans above the beds though.

Being a beach house, it got pretty sandy, but there is a nice outdoor shower in the backyard on your way back from the beach to rinse off the salt and sand.

We cooked most of our own meals and the kitchen was very well stocked. The fridge and freezer were also a good size. I'd recommend getting as many groceries as you can in a larger city, because there is not a whole lot at the mini super. I would also recommend renting a vehicle. It was a pain to organize rides there and back, and would have been nice to be able to drive to town if needed or to another nearby beach.

Overall I would definitely recommend this place. It is just a great relaxing getaway.

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Apr 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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un endroit idyllique!

  • 5 of 5

la maison est une merveille!! superbement agréable avec une terrasse gigantesque, de grandes chambres lumineuses avec vues sur la mer, un vaste espace central de réception avec cuisine ouverte. et un accès direct en quelques secondes sur une plage quasi déserte.... la mer est supra agréable, bien fraîche, des vagues magnifiques: du pur régal!

  • Submitted: Apr 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: Abritel, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lydia, Thank you for the pleasant review, and choosing Casa Panama for your vacation time. I'm happy you enjoyed your stay at Playa Coco, and hope to have you as a return quest in the future. Sincerely, Walt Lander
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Nearest Airport
120 Miles
Managua International
Nearest Barpub
45 Metres
Puesto del Sol
Nearest Restaurant
45 Metres
Puesto Del Sol
Nearest Beach
15 Metres
Playa Coco
Car: recommended

ATV's / quads and scooters, are available to rent in San Juan. You can also experience Zip lining through the forest near San Juan.


Rates & Availability

Playa El Coco House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Dec 23 2017 - Jan 3 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Property Damage Protection $59

The month of July rate is excluded from "standard pricing"

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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