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Santa Monica, California
Reviewed 26 August 2015

I am always a little wary of "All Inclusive" packages; but from the moment I set foot on the property, my wariness evaporated. From beginning to end, the staff at Mark and Dave's made me feel like everything was taken care of. Kim's yoga classes were fantastic (and very reasonable) and Zac's cooking was incredible. The outstanding food and service...

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Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

Went there two years ago and am planning another trip back right now. Was going to try another part of Central America like El Salvador but can't seem to get Mark & Daves off my mind. The whole experience including surf, food, accommodations, and the staff is a 10 out of 10!

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Minnesota
Reviewed 4 July 2015

My 12 year old son and I recently stayed at M+Ds for 7 nights. It was our first father son trip. We live in minnesota but I grew up surfing in california and had the itch to do it again and try to get my son hooked. So after some research on great waves in june and surf hotels on...

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Mahwah, New Jersey
Reviewed 10 April 2015

We had an amazing week at Mark and Dave's. As a non surfer it was a great relaxing experience while enjoying the beautiful views and surf action. Mark and Dave's is located on a beautiful beach with 2 pools only steps from the beach. The hosts Kimmy, Zak, Nick (Nacho) and Carlos were amazing!!! The beautiful sunsets captured on film...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 6 April 2015

A great place tucked away in Tola, Nicaragua with a beautiful beach, relaxed staff and great weather. The resort itself is small and personal with 5 double bedrooms in the main house and a small beach side house (which is where I stayed with my boyfriend and was beautiful!!). The place was really chilled out and had a great open...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 3 April 2015

Mark and Dave's is in a great location on the coast of Nicaragua about two hours south from Managua International Airport. The open air setting with beachfront views of the surf and tireless hosts Kimmy, Zak, and Nacho give it a relaxed charm despite it's impeccably high quality. With yoga classes, massages, surf boards and bikes for hire you cannot...

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Annapolis, Maryland
Reviewed 25 March 2015

I decided that I wanted to travel solo outside of the states and try to surf. Mark and Dave's seemed like the perfect place to go and after spending a week there I can tell you that it was. The property is located on a beautiful beach with waves breaking within walking distance. The beach and the rooms were clean...

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Wilmington, North Carolina
Reviewed 11 March 2015

Just wrapped up an amazing week at Mark and Dave's. They make it so easy, just show up at the airport and they will take it from there. They arrange everything! Kimi, Zack, Nick (Nacho) and Carlos take such good care of you that you will not want to leave. I had great meals, massages, I took my first yoga...

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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 1 March 2015

Just finished an amazing week at Mark and Dave's Place with several friends! The occasion was a 50th birthday party and last minute small wedding, plus surfing and fun...... This is a small 'boutique-ish' place, and because we had a group of nine we were the only ones there! Lots of fun!! The place met or exceeded our expectations across...

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Midlothian, Texas
Reviewed 3 February 2015

My 1st time to Mark & Dave's in Nicaragua … but not my last! The resort and the hospitality are off the chart! Zach & Kim are the managers … they and the staff went far above the call of duty to provide a relaxing and memorable experience. Most people come to this location because of the excellent surfing right...

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Address: Riviera, Las Penitas, Nicaragua
Region: Nicaragua > Leon Department > Las Penitas
Number of rooms: 19
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“All Rooms Are Great. If you can grab the casita; do it!”
 of 5 bubbles davidnT9626RS, 26 Aug 2015 | Read review
“The Casita is amazing! Beautiful and secluded - stay there if you can.”
 of 5 bubbles robynd941, 6 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Be sure to take buy the photo package if your surfing before you go because its cheaper to buy it before hand.”
 of 5 bubbles 279royr, 24 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Was told by my friends that the Hacienda was great! Lots of privacy, as it is detached from the main lodge.”
 of 5 bubbles Stanleyaz, 1 Mar 2015 | Read review
“If the casita is available it's pretty amazing. Although all the rooms are very nice, you can't go wrong.”
 of 5 bubbles boj847, 27 Jan 2015 | Read review
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