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Recent Nicaragua reviews

  • Perfect Vacation

    "My husband and I and a couple of relatives stayed at this beautiful home for 4 nights. It is only about 1 1/2 to 2 blocks walk to the beach (which was very un crowded). It was really nice to be able to cool down in the pool. Jenelle and her husband (Dan) were very helpful and super friendly, and so was Luis, the young man who was taking care of the plants and cleaned the pool (from leaves) as necessary among other things. Los Cardones (a restaurant, a place to do yoga, rent surf boards and take surf classes, or to have a massage) was very convinient and staff was friendly, in particular Eddie, Olga, Maricela, Maria, Martha, Ana and Lucia. We Took advantage of the massage and of a few delicious meals. I recommend Casa Olas and would definitely come back. Thank you for a memorable vacation."
    Guest: Josefina J. Date of Stay: February 2016 Review Submitted: February 11, 2016
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  • Overall - a good vacation!

    "Overall, we loved our time in SJDS. The house is in a good location, just a short ride outside of town (we had rented a 4 wheel drive pickup - which I'd recommend). It was a good size for our family of 5, and we really enjoyed the pool and relaxing in the hammocks. The house is also near very nice beaches and local zip line attractions. There were a few things we were surprised by, but they weren't really the fault of the house. For example, we were without power in the house almost every night. It wasn't related to the house, but it would have been nice to know that this happens. Not only is it quite hot at night, but the air conditioners in the bedrooms also help to mask the dogs barking, roosters crowing, or horns honking. I don't know if power outages occur that regularly, but they did the week we were there (one for about 11 hours). A suggestion we'd give would be to provide a cell phone and internet service for an additional fee. A cell phone is provided upon arrival, but it worked sporadically (and ultimately not at all) and I ended up using my own in order to get a hold of the property manager. Internet is also provided, but it requires a trip into town in order to provide a router number, purchase airtime, etc. We tried on a couple of different occasions, but were never successful in getting wifi. Again, not the end of the world (it was actually nice to be disconnected) - just a suggestion that we'd have been willing to pay more to have this set up. Also, there is a care taker on site which can throw you off a bit at first, but we really appreciated having him there. He was very nice, very helpful, and we appreciated his service. Overall, we really enjoyed staying here. It was a very private location, a nice house, and and it provided our family with a vacation we are sure to not forget. We would definitely consider staying here again if we visit SJDS in the future."
    Guest: MRC Date of Stay: March 2016 Review Submitted: April 10, 2016
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  • Really enjoyed our stay!

    "We loved feeling like we were in the middle of all this rural life-the pigs sauntering by early morning, the chickens (maybe not the roosters), the cows and their caballeros on the beach and in the water. The caretakers, their children and dogs were so sweet. Karla made us a delicious meal one night and came back the next night to teach us how to make her delicious tostones. The house is basic but very functional and comfortable and has a lovely view and setting. It was nice to have bikes to ride and the bus stop is close though I wouldn't have minded having a car for a day or two for more exploring. Actually I could have used another day or two just to sit on the back porch and enjoy the view and the sound of urraka birds and the wind in the trees."
    Guest: Kathryn V. Date of Stay: March 2016 Review Submitted: March 22, 2016
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  • Can't get any better

    "The location is great, the rooms are great, the pictures don't do the spaciousness justice. It is bright and very open. A horse back ride on Kieth's ranch should be mandatory-the horses are gentle and sure-footed. Our hosts are gracious and helpful, they treat you like old friends. The staff are great and friendly. The two k. Beach is across the road. The only thingwrongwiththis is my poor Spanish. We are halfway through our two week stay and definitely thinking seriously about returning next year-all eight of us"
    Guest: Norm V. Date of Stay: January 2016 Review Submitted: January 27, 2016
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