We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
28/01/2018 29/01/2018
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Chica Brava Surf Retreat

    | 1 1/2 block north of El Timon Street facing the sea, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
    Lowest prices for your stay
    28/01/2018 29/01/2018
    Are these your travel dates?
    TripAdvisor uses this information to find you the lowest prices for your stay.
    Our online travel partners don't provide prices for this accommodation, but we can search other options in San Juan del SurSee available hotels in San Juan del Sur
    Traveller (143)
    Pool & Beach (28)
    Room & Suite (13)
    • Excellent92%
    • Very good5%
    • Average1%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “cloud farm” (119 reviews)
    “house staff” (29 reviews)
    “learn how” (27 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Free Airport Transportation
    Shuttle Bus Service
    Free Parking
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"}},"scriptFlags":null}
    Write a ReviewReviews (335)
    There are newer reviews for Chica Brava Surf Retreat
    See the most recent reviews
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year

    21 - 25 of 333 reviews

    Reviewed 16 January 2017

    i had no expectations going into this trip. . .but even if i had, they would have been completely blown away. if you are contemplating going to CHICABRAVA, stop thinking about it and just book the trip, because i promise you won't regret it. the...More

    Thank gumile
    Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

    I was backpacking with a seriously tight budget when I met some girls from Chica Brava. They told me how awesome it was and so I went back to the Chica Brava house to check it out and the awesome and efficient Anna showed me...More

    Thank Sarah M
    Reviewed 20 December 2016

    My week at Chicabrava was absolutely amazing!! I had surfed a few times but wasn't really any good. By the end of the week I was catching waves that were over my head! The instructors are wonderful! Everyone is so supportive and helpful! The camaraderie...More

    Thank enipper19
    Reviewed 19 December 2016

    I had zero surf experience, but love the ocean and was intrigued with the idea of an all women surf camp. I was not disappointed. Having never surfed before, I wasn't really sure what to expect. I thought the camp did a great job grouping...More

    Thank jenniferbertron
    Reviewed 18 December 2016

    Missing the ocean and comeraderie of cool surf campers, coaches and staff. I had only surfed four times before and the last experience was nuts. But I was determined to get back out there, and I couldn't have been in a better environment to do...More

    Thank hh h
    Awards & Recognition
    Certificate of Excellence
    • Top amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Concierge
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
    • Location
    • Nicaragua >
    • Rivas Department >
    • San Juan del Sur
    • Also Known As
    • Chicabrava Surf Camp Hotel San Juan Del Sur
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (143)
    Pool & Beach (28)
    Room & Suite (13)
    Dining (4)
    Hotel & Grounds (103)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (2)
    Nearby HotelsSee all 28 hotels in San Juan del Sur
    Hotel & Resort Palermo
    335 reviews
    1.22 km away
    Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort
    315 reviews
    2.54 km away
    Pelican Eyes Resort & Spa
    758 reviews
    2.96 km away
    Hotel La Dolce Vita
    67 reviews
    3.08 km away
    Nearby Restaurants
    Dale Pues
    229 reviews
    3.12 km away
    Cafe Mediterraneo
    194 reviews
    3.13 km away
    Buffet el meson
    6 reviews
    2.15 km away
    San Juan Del Sur Cerveceria
    232 reviews
    3.11 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    San Juan del Sur Beach
    807 reviews
    3.33 km away
    Spanish Ya
    93 reviews
    2.85 km away
    Latin American Spanish School
    78 reviews
    3.19 km away
    Plaza del arte, san juan del sur
    30 reviews
    3.20 km away
    Questions & Answers
    Get quick answers from Chica Brava Surf Retreat staff and past guests.
    Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
    Posting guidelines
    Room Tips
    "Cloud Farm is quieter, more beautiful, and has an amazing view + pool"
    Read review
    "Rooms assigned, bring earplugs to the Surf House."
    Read review
    "Bring earplugs and white noise app because the town itself can be noisy at night (motorcycles, music)."
    Read review
    "If you stay at the Surf House downtown, bring ear plugs- it gets loud. Other than that, it was perfect!"
    Read review
    Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
    Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing