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Rancho Cecilia Nicaragua

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Santa Cruz, California
Reviewed 7 September 2013

Huge thanks to Liz and Scott for being amazing hosts and helping to make my first trip to Nicaragua so spectacular. Rancho Cecilia is the perfect get away after spending the day at the beach. Surrounded by the jungle, you can immerse yourself with the sounds of nature while floating in a hammock and taking in the beautiful serenity. The...

Thank lisarupp79
West New York, New Jersey
Reviewed 28 August 2013

First of all thank Mario that the stay all the more special. The great outdoors in San Juan del Sur, a private kitchen and a view of horror. We could see very many birds during our meals on the terrace. An outstanding and highly personalized care. Very near this beach wood for Surf lovers is great. Definitely recommend a place...

Thank Kimberly S
Reviewed 22 August 2013

My wife and I had an incredible stay for a week. We toured two different beaches and learned how to surf. We ate great food and stayed in our own casita with small kitchen and had great morning coffee and hammock time daily. The afternoon rain finally came and cooled things down and it was an incredible week. I will...

Thank Gamrath
Northampton, Massachusetts
Reviewed 10 July 2013

We had a great stay at Rancho Cecilia. Very peaceful, relaxing atmosphere. Our room was very comfortable and clean and had all the amenities we needed. We enjoyed laying out in the hammocks on the porch. Liz and Scott were great hosts -- they took us to the beach and cooked us delicious meals! Wish we could have stayed for...

Thank LKL129
Godfrey, Illinois
Reviewed 8 June 2013

Rancho Ceclia is such a perfect getaway. Scott and Liz do everything and anything to make sure your stay fulfills all your needs. They cook, they shuttle you to the beach, they offer surf lessons, and will even take you to yoga classes and to town for dinner and sight seeing. Liz even arranged a shuttle and other accommodations at...

Thank Nikki G
Nosara, Costa Rica
Reviewed 30 May 2013

I had a great stay in the hotel. Enjoyed my coffee in the hammocks and a great view of the sunset . the town is beautiful and has lots of friendly people. as well i enjoyed the beach and the surf. Defenatly will will be back again love the little town.

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Dayton, Ohio
Reviewed 17 May 2013

We enjoyed coffee in the hammocks on the ranch before heading out everyday to some very fun waves along the Pacific coast of Nicaragua. Scott and Liz and their dogs are half sea creatures so if you love the water, they are the perfect hosts. The area around San Juan del Sur is beautful hills and jungle, and Rancho Cecelia...

Thank Bonnie G
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 16 May 2013

Scott and Liz are an amazing couple who will do what it takes to make your surfing trip enjoyable, such as trips, pickup/dropoffs, surfing gear rentals, lessons, etc...they are very knowledgeable and with lots of great experience...as instructors you will enjoy them greatly! Great conversations, dinners, etc...it is going to be an amazing trip! Rancho Cecilia is a beautiful location...

Thank Carlos N
Fort Collins, Colorado
Reviewed 15 May 2013

My boyfriend and I stayed at Rancho Cecilia in late April to early May with another couple. We rented out both houses and found them to be perfect for what we were looking for. The ranch is just a short drive from an awesome beach for surfing (Playa Madera). The houses were clean and comfortable with all of the necessary...

Thank Chelsea V
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 10 April 2013

Amazing surf instruction! Liz has a beautiful B&B as well. I didn't stay there but saw it. Very clean, beautiful grounds, very quiet. Her and her husband are great hosts. They know Nic very well, they can provide great suggestions on things to do and how to make the most of your vacation. If you're heading to Nicaragua and interested...

Thank Cara R

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  • Beachfront
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Bienvenidos a Rancho Cecilia, with everything for your Playa Maderas, tropical beach or surf vacation in San Juan del Sur. Wake to the sounds of the howler monkeys in the trees. Enjoy your morning coffee with the woodland birds. Then, head on down to the beach for a day of surfing, warm water and world class waves! Come and spend some time with us on your vacation and enjoy our slice of paradise! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rancho Cecilia Nicaragua

Address: Las Marias, Playa Maderas, San Juan del Sur 84092, Nicaragua
Region: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > San Juan del Sur > Playa Maderas
Price Range: RM151 - RM284 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“We stayed in the casita and it was nice to have a separate bedroom for a long stay but the cabanas are great too.”
 of 5 bubbles lucyj144, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“quiet getaway from busy and loud San Juan del Sur”
 of 5 bubbles camirandjuliane, 19 Apr 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the cabin closest to the house, the first one up the road. it was perfect!”
 of 5 bubbles AndiSharma, 23 Apr 2015 | Read review
“We checked out all 3, they were all great.”
 of 5 bubbles thcolorado, 13 Mar 2015 | Read review
“We had the family cabin that slept 4, fan worked well for sleeping, the ranch is solar powered so lighting is minimal but sufficient.”
 of 5 bubbles Brenda300, 9 Feb 2015 | Read review
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