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Coral Springs, Florida
Reviewed 13 August 2016

We spend 5 days at the Surf Ranch me and the wife it was an experience I will never forget all the worker are nice and assertive even the mascot a dog name Buddy feel better BUDDY we had a lot of fun eat swim and surf everyday had a ball but what was more memorable to me was the...

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lukeboychuk, Owner at Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for staying with us and it was great to meet the both of you. Thank you for the kind words, and we are glad you enjoyed your trip, and we look forward to seeing you back in the near future, either at this resort or our next resort which should be open in another year. Thank...

Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Surf ranch is one of the best places in "san juan del sur" to relax and have fun with friends, family or couples.. Perfect to have an awesome weekend. they got a very nice people working there, very kind and friendly..they got a nice pool and skate park and really good food and lot of things that you will love.....

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lukeboychuk, Owner at Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for staying with us at the Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort. It is great to hear that you enjoyed your time here, especially the pool, skate park, food and more. We look forward to your return in the near future. Thank you.

Kelowna, Canada
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Our visit to the Surf Ranch Hotel and Resort to be one of our most enjoyable experiences we have had in a long time. I would not consider ourselves young and adventuresome, however, we enjoyed watching others rock wall climbing, jumping into the air bag and we were even there for a skateboard competition. The energy was very infectious. We...

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lukeboychuk, Owner at Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest It is great to see that you enjoyed your stay with us at the Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort and we are always honored to have you stay with us anytime. We look forward to having your group back down for your 60th birthdays! Would be an honor! Thank you. Until next time,

Reviewed 14 July 2016

I recently spent some time at the beautiful relaxing spot with Food and drinks my boyfriend and some of his family members. The pool is spectacular and we spent a lot of time lounging around in the sun with cocktails. The staff from the resort were very friendly and helpful in every regard. There is a shuttle service that takes...

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lukeboychuk, Owner at Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for the great review, I am glad you enjoyed the Surf Ranch. Yes the pool and cocktails are my favorite part too! Glad to know that you enjoyed the shuttle service, staff, drinks and food. Thanks again, and we look forward to your return! All the best.

San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
Reviewed 13 July 2016

I had a wonderful stay at the Surf Ranch Resort! The staff were exceptionally friendly and always willing to help! The resort has a beautiful swimming pool area with a bar in the water! The drinks were flowing and TOO MANY good times were had! I would strongly recommend a stay here if you are into adventure sports and a...

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lukeboychuk, Owner at Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for staying with us at the Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort. It is great to hear you enjoyed many great experiences and good times. Thank you for the great feedback and we look forward to your return. Thank you.

Lake Tahoe (California), California
Reviewed 10 July 2016

My boyfriend and I had such a great stay the Surf Ranch. The staff was friendly and the accommodations were wonderful! We enjoyed the shuttle service that would take us to the beach or to town and loved hanging out by the pool in the afternoon. The grilled garlic fish was a great dinner choice and the drinks were delicious!...

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lukeboychuk, Owner at Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest It was great to meet you and your boyfriend. I am glad to hear you had a great time at the Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort, and that you enjoyed the shuttles, pool, food and drinks. We look forward to having you stay with us the next time you return. Thank you.

Lake Tahoe (California), California
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I just spent 11 days at the surf ranch in San Juan Del sur, Nicaragua. We had a really great time surfing, adventuring around, and hanging in town. We also really enjoyed hanging at the surf ranch surrounding out daily activities. The place was well staffed with friendly, helpful, and informative crew who were quick to help...

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lukeboychuk, Owner at Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for staying with us at the Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort. It was great to meet you guys and discuss the Surf Ranch vision over dinner. It is great to hear that you enjoyed the staff, pool, and that you got to make a lot of friends with other guests at the resort. Thank you for...

United States
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Note: My wife is Nicaraguan, and I have lived in Nicaragua. With that said: when staying at ANY hotel in Nicaragua (even the best ones) if you have anything of value you must carry it with you, or it must be locked in a safe when you leave the room because the maids or anyone who has access to the...

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lukeboychuk, General Manager at Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for booking with us, however it is unfortunate that you decided not to stay a night and experience the resort. I would also like to point out that this is the first time we have heard from you, as we have not received an email requesting a refund. I can see that you have written this...

Reviewed 16 June 2016

I booked the all-inclusive 5 night yoga package. Everyone was super friendly. Most of the staff spoke English-which worked out nicely for me as I don't speak Spanish, but there was a little language barrier with a couple of the bar-tenders. The included drinks were good-I asked for blended watermelon with rum and no sugar-it was a staple for me....

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lukeboychuk, Owner at Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for the great review, I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us. By the way, house cleaning is daily and free. I just called our manager to find out why they only cleaned your room once. This is very rare and I do apologize, for whatever the reason is. We are having a meeting with...

San Leandro, California
Reviewed 31 May 2016

The staff was very friendly and the pool and bar are nice BUT the resort is too far from the beach. The free shuttle into town is rather limited and sometimes does not show up and they don't answer the phone so you end up having to take a taxi. The all inclusive meals are not worth eating so it...

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lukeboychuk, Public Relations Manager at Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for staying with us, however it is unfortunate that you left us a 1 out of 5 review, as you told the reception and manager that you were having a great time and that there was no problems. Can you please let me know what led you to leaving a 1 out of 5, or was...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Surf Ranch in San Juan Del Sur, features Nicaragua's largest skateboard park, rock climbing wall, private gym, airbag jump, volleyball court, world class restaurant & bar, swimming pool & swim up bar, poolside cabanas, standard rooms, villas, and deluxe condos. The Surf Ranch offers many extreme sports and activities such as surfing, skateboarding, sailing, fishing, yoga, rock climbing and more. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort

Address: Empalme de El Valle, 991.5 m al Este, San Juan del Sur 47008, Nicaragua (Formerly Surf Ranch Action Sports Resort)
Region: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > San Juan del Sur
Price Range: RM258 - RM538 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 26
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“I think AC is standard in all rooms, but if not, definitely worth springing for.”
 of 5 bubbles DS31488, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We were put in one of the last available rooms for booking, which did not have air conditioning. There was enough air circulation to make it comfortable, however.”
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“the deluxe condo was the best!”
 of 5 bubbles magisan03, 19 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a safe.”
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“standard room was perfect for me”
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