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Reviewed 12 August 2016

Our stay at Orquidea was beyond perfection. Located in a pristine stretch of natural beauty, perched on the hillside just above the great expanse of the pacific coast sits Orquidea del Sur. A more beautiful sunset cannot be found - every sunset was worthy of a standing ovation . The staff treated us like VIP royalty - we felt pampered... More 

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Orquideadelsur, General Manager at Orquidea del Sur, responded to this review

On behalf of the entire staff at Orquidea del Sur, we thank you for your kind review and for choosing to stay with us. We are very glad that you and your family had a memorable experience and we look forward to having you back with us whenever you return to Nicaragua! More 

Kelowna, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 28 June 2016

I am embarrassed that it has taken me over a year to write this review...so my apologies to our amazing hosts for their incredible hospitality. Hopefully the fact that after 14 months the fact I am taking the time to rate this establishment, those reading this post will know the lasting impression of our experience at Orquidea. The property is... More 

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Boone, North Carolina
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Reviewed 25 May 2016

This paradise deserves its number 1 status! It's exceptional in every way! We rented out the entire property for my husband's 40th birthday and could not be more pleased! Joanne and her entire staff greeted us upon arrival and immediately made us feel welcome and at home, from start to finish every staff member was fantastic! I cannot praise them... More 

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Virginia
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Reviewed 4 April 2016

My family of 4 (children ages 8 and 11) just returned back to Virginia after an amazing stay at the Orchidea del Sur over our children's Easter Break. It just so happens that we missed the crowds of Holy Week in the area, and were the only guests apart from one day at the Orchidea when there was another couple... More 

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Reviewed 17 March 2016 via mobile

I am so happy we were one of the fortunate families that found Orquidea! This is a beautiful and intimate hotel. The staff is incredible. They treat you like a member of the family. I only wish we had arranged to stay longer! Each staff member was so sweet to our kids, spoiling them actually! The food is delicious and... More 

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Managua, Nicaragua
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Reviewed 19 February 2016

Great Hotel with a very unique setting surrounded by beautiful gardens, very nice pool overlooking the Ocean. The owners are very hands on, accessible and do a great job in leading their team. I am in the industry and I appreciate very well when management leads by example. The staff is very friendly and service oriented. The rooms are very... More 

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Zebulon, North Carolina
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Reviewed 31 January 2016

The property at the Orquidea is absolutely stunning. To get that level of accommodation in the rural and pristine area is amazing. My group came in from all over the U.S..... Many of them were world travelers and all thought it was one of the most unique properties they have ever stayed....

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Reviewed 27 December 2015

Our family of 5 stayed here over Christmas, and there could not have been one thing that would have made it a better stay. The place is well-staffed by incredibly responsive and customer-service oriented employees. They bend over backwards for you in a very genuine way, and there is always someone nearby if you need anything. We feel like we... More 

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Reviewed 22 December 2015

I was lucky to spend two nights at Orquidea del Sur. It is remote, but unexpectedly and unbelievable beautiful. I have never felt so pampered. The food was good, the views spectacular, the pool warm, the service impeccable, and the location just perfect. If you decide to go there, spend a little time talking with the owner. She will tell... More 

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Reviewed 30 June 2015

We visited Orquidea at the end of March 2015. It surpassed our expectations. Robert and his family were lovely. The staff was friendly, attentive. It was a vacation that we will always remember, and we will be so happy to return. Most mornings, a pair of howler monkeys entertained us during while we drank the fabulous coffee that waited us... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hola and welcome to Orquidea del Sur, your private villa south of San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua. Overlooking the renowned surf break at Playa Yankee, Orquidea del Sur commands a 180 degree view of the Pacific Ocean that is every bit as breathtaking as you would hope. We promise. With over 8000 square feet of living space, spectacular gardens, and two award winning swimming pools, the villa has everything you expect from a luxury vacation rental. The manicured gardens are filled with flowers, visited by all sorts of tropical birds including parakeets and toucans, and even monkeys stop by. Prepare your meals under cathedral ceilings in the fully appointed gourmet kitchen and enjoy them in one of several dining areas throughout the property. One of our favourite spots is on the patio overlooking the pool at sunset. After the sun goes down, you can retire to the house for a game of pool or simply relax with one of the books from the library. Each of the three bedrooms has a spectacular ocean view and large ensuite bathroom. With its own living area and balcony, you may never want to leave the 1000 square foot master bedroom or its large soaker bathtub. Should you require extra space, there are also 4 apartments available at a small additional cost. Sorry, the apartments can only be rented in conjunction with the main house and are not available for separate rental. Whatever you decide to do with your time here, you'll be doing it in a truly one of a kind setting. Orquidea del Sur has been a labour of love for us and we look forward to sharing it with you, our guests. Enjoy. Robert and Joanne - Owners ... more   less 

Additional Information about Orquidea del Sur

Address: km 12 Ostinol Road, Playa Yankee | San Juan Del Sur, Playa Yankee, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
Region: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > San Juan del Sur > Playa Yankee
Price Range: ₹ 13,846 - ₹ 13,983 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“The wifi was best in the rooms attached to the main house, we were happy not to have it in our room - to be able to unplug and unwind.”
 of 5 bubbles Wendyzh, 12 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Amazing views!”
 of 5 bubbles MargaretVA, 4 Apr 2016 | Read review
“5 rooms can't go wrong”
 of 5 bubbles DEVOZONE, 30 Jan 2016 | Read review
“There is not a bad room. And hammocks abound in the generously appointed and multi-leveled patio area.”
 of 5 bubbles KMB287, 22 Dec 2015 | Read review
“If you want complete privacy with no-one walking past your patio doors, then ask for the room on the end”
 of 5 bubbles lt8182, 18 May 2015 | Read review
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