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The Surf Sanctuary

Meters East Of Playa Santana 600, Rivas, Nicaragua
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02/07/2017 03/07/2017
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    2 adults
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      0 children
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        Overview
        • Excellent72%
        • Very good11%
        • Average2%
        • Poor13%
        • Terrible2%
        4 days ago
        “Incredible Place!”
        16 Apr 2017
        “Amazing surf trip”
        Free Wifi
        Free Parking
        Air Conditioning
        Beachfront
        Pool
        Restaurant
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        Bar/Lounge
        Kitchenette
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        Reviewed 24 October 2015

        Uncertain, but very good week of surf in low season (october) over there. All nice people, and professionnal. Good and varied food, clean rooms, and funny surf guide, Donald. Will go again, for sure !

        Thank Mikael L
        Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

        Hospitality was beyond exceptional and the experience was one of my favorite. Family run, great cultural experience, and the surf was amazing! will for sure be going back! Most people say you get what you pay for but this experience was different we definetly got...More

        Thank Travlee8
        Reviewed 23 April 2015

        We have been here 6 times. We love it. Tony and Nancy are awesome, the food is great and the pool is awesome. You have to remember your traveling to a third world country, if you are looking for a world class resort go to...More

        Thank maysdingo
        Reviewed 30 March 2015

        Nancy and her husband were so hospitable and accommodating our entire trip! Great conversation, food, and environment. Me and my fellow travelers couldn't have asked for a more amazing stay than at the Surf Sanctuary.

        Thank Joseph A
        Reviewed 25 February 2015

        Wow, I wish I would have read Brenncc's review before my trip! Thank you for such a detailed review, all of which I could not have agreed with more after our trip here in February 2015. Your point about the owners is spot-on. Nice enough...More

        7  Thank Julie B
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        Amenities
        • Top amenities
        • Pool
        • Restaurant
        • Bar/Lounge
        • Beachfront
        • Free Parking
        • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
        • Hotel Amenities
        • Free Parking
        • Room amenities
        • Air Conditioning
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        • Pool
        • Restaurant
        • Bar/Lounge
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        • US$77 - US$79 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
        • Room types
        • Suites ,
        • Kitchenette
        • Number of rooms
        • 4
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        • Rivas Department >
        • Rivas
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        • The Surf Sanctuary Nicaragua/Rivas
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        "Casitias are Amaizing."
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        "casitas are set up killer with 4 beds. they've got hot water and a/c. they also have houses available."
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        "Stay somewhere else. Seriously"
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        "The hotel has Wifi but it is an on again off again kind of relationship but who cares go be adventurous!!"
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