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
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
1/10/2017 2/10/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
      {listitems}
    {sold_out_text}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    Rancho Cecilia Nicaragua

    Las Marias, Playa Maderas, San Juan del Sur 84092, Nicaragua
    Save
    Lowest prices for your stay
    1/10/2017 2/10/2017
    No availability for your dates from these sites
    Traveller (104)
    Dining (5)
    Room & Suite (5)
    Costa Dulce
    162 reviews
    #4 of 27 hotels in San Juan del Sur
     
    Buena Vista Surf Club
    323 reviews
    #2 of 3 hotels in Playa Maderas
     
    Empalme a Las Playas
    166 reviews
    #2 of 4 hotels in Playa Marsella
     
    Hotel Casablanca
    76 reviews
    #24 of 27 hotels in San Juan del Sur
     
    Overview
    • Excellent80%
    • Very good15%
    • Average4%
    • Poor0%
    • Terrible1%
    Travellers talk about
    “solar power” (7 reviews)
    “short drive” (5 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Beachfront
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Airport Transportation
    Suites
    Kitchenette
    Concierge
    Pets Allowed
    Shuttle Bus Service
    All hotel details
    {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null}
    Costa Dulce
    162 reviews
    #4 of 27 hotels in San Juan del Sur
     
    Buena Vista Surf Club
    323 reviews
    #2 of 3 hotels in Playa Maderas
     
    Empalme a Las Playas
    166 reviews
    #2 of 4 hotels in Playa Marsella
     
    Hotel Casablanca
    76 reviews
    #24 of 27 hotels in San Juan del Sur
     
    Rooms
    1 Oct2 Oct
    |
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    Show Available Rooms
    Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 0 partner sites to see rooms from .
    We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Playa Maderas hotels with availability
    Standard Room

    Getting you more information on this room

    Free Cancellation
    Select
    {"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","VISA_SPONSORSHIP_WEB","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_DW_INLINE_PASSWORD","ATTRACTIONS_REMOVE_PAYMENT_ADDRESS_FIELDS","HR_IB_EXCLUDE_TAXES_AND_FEES","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","STORED_CARDS","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_DW_PROMPT_KNOWN_EMAIL","IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","META_AIR","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "a40b9b48757d4e91b0df3a5c57ae901f", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":1234301,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":1,"month":10,"year":2017},"checkout":{"day":2,"month":10,"year":2017},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":-1,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":false,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":null,"impressionKey":"a40b9b48757d4e91b0df3a5c57ae901f","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":0,"lowestMetaPrice":0,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":0,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":true,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":{"hasFullTravelerInfo":false,"hasReducedBillingInfo":false,"hasFullBillingInfo":false},"highestMetaPrice":-1,"lowestMetaPrice":-1,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":-1,"hotelName":"Rancho Cecilia Nicaragua","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6ImE0MGI5YjQ4NzU3ZDRlOTFiMGRmM2E1YzU3YWU5MDFmIiwiQUlLIjoiMmQ1MDZiNmQ5NTdiNGUxMWEzMDAzNDc5MmU2NWJiZjMifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": false, "metaAvailability": false, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": -1, "checkIn": "01/10/2017", "checkOut": "02/10/2017", "lowestPrice": null, "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": false, "contentIdMappings": {}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": true, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_hr_inline_room_grid_hsx", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_hsx","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_hsx","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__sub_header"},"template":"ibex_room_grid_hsx__widget","moduleList":["handlers","tracking"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","moduleList":["handler"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_hsx","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__amenities","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__reservation_col"},"template":"ibex_room_grid_row_hsx__widget","moduleList":[]},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
    Write a Review
    Turn Your Opinions into Points!
    Turn your opinions into JPMiles
    Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
    *You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
    JPMiles / Payback Arrow
    50
    JPMiles / Payback Arrow
    Reviews (144)
    There are newer reviews for Rancho Cecilia Nicaragua
    See the most recent reviews
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    Language

    71 - 75 of 139 reviews

    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....More

    Thank Bonnie G
    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,...More

    Thank Carlos N
    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...More

    Thank Chelsea V
    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...More

    Thank Cara R
    Reviewed 4 April 2013

    I did not stay at Liz's B&B, but I took a few surf sessions with her. She's a great teacher!! Their service was amazing... I was staying with a friend a bit up the road from the beach and they provided pick up in a...More

    Thank above10000ft
    Costa Dulce
    162 reviews
    #4 of 27 hotels in San Juan del Sur
     
    Buena Vista Surf Club
    323 reviews
    #2 of 3 hotels in Playa Maderas
     
    Empalme a Las Playas
    166 reviews
    #2 of 4 hotels in Playa Marsella
     
    Hotel Casablanca
    76 reviews
    #24 of 27 hotels in San Juan del Sur
     
    About
    Awards & Recognition
    GreenLeadersPlatinum level
    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Beachfront
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Shuttle Bus Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Concierge
    • Room amenities
    • Refrigerator in room
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 28 - US$ 40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Kitchenette ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Suites ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 4
    • Reservation Options
    • TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com and Priceline so you can book your Rancho Cecilia Nicaragua reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
    • Location
    • Nicaragua >
    • Rivas Department >
    • San Juan del Sur >
    • Playa Maderas
    Add Photo Photos
    Traveller (104)
    Dining (5)
    Room & Suite (5)
    Pool & Beach (3)
    Hotel & Grounds (108)
    Nearby
    Hotel Casablanca
    76 reviews
    5.18 km away
     
    Costa Dulce
    162 reviews
    16.59 km away
     
    Empalme a Las Playas
    166 reviews
    .28 km away
     
    Buena Vista Surf Club
    323 reviews
    .70 km away
     
    Nearby Restaurants
    The Jungle Dream
    10 reviews
    .69 km away
    Dale Pues
    191 reviews
    5.15 km away
    Studio Cafe Bar & Grill
    5 reviews
    1.19 km away
    The Beach House Nicaragua
    117 reviews
    5.15 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Mirador del Cristo de la Misericordia
    437 reviews
    3.85 km away
    San Juan del Sur Beach
    759 reviews
    5.20 km away
    Spanish Ya
    90 reviews
    5.01 km away
    Plaza del arte, san juan del sur
    29 reviews
    5.06 km away
    Ask a question
    Questions & Answers
    Nick S
    1 September 2016|
    Answer
    Response from YokoMeshi | Reviewed this property |
    No A/C with the room I stayed in, but the breeze and the fan is enough to keep you comfortable. Be sure to conserve your energy/power consumption throughout the day so you can use the fan at night!
    0
    Votes
    Lori M
    5 August 2015|
    Answer
    Response from Siokk | Reviewed this property |
    Hi! Yes there is wifi and it worked great. We had one time where it wasn't working and it just needed a reboot. Easy, quick fix.
    0
    Votes
    Room Tips
    "i was in the little blue house - the casa cecilia"
    Read review
    "We stayed in the casita and it was nice to have a separate bedroom for a long stay but the cabanas are great..."
    Read review
    "quiet getaway from busy and loud San Juan del Sur"
    Read review
    "We stayed in the cabin closest to the house, the first one up the road. 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