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    Buena Vista Surf Club

    Playa Maderas | San Juan Del Sur, Playa Maderas, San Juan del Sur 0000, Nicaragua
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    Traveller (246)
    Room & Suite (81)
    Pool & Beach (24)
    • Excellent91%
    • Very good5%
    • Average2%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Airport Transportation
    Rooftop Terrace
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    21 - 25 of 313 reviews

    Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

    We had 3 nights with the crew there early on in our trip and frankly nothing else came close! It was an Eco-lodge in the true sense of the word! Beautiful layout with stunning yoga deck, only a few minutes walk to the first of...More

    Thank renee_matey
    Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

    We had a great time spending time at BVSC. The campus is on the hill overlooking Playa Maderas with a big deck offering great views. The communal breakfast and dinner were fun and created a nice vibe. The two host duos Matt, Ash, and Marc,...More

    Thank George O
    Reviewed 18 May 2016

    To this day I cannot stop thinking about how lovely my stay was. We were greeted with 4 beautiful smiles and shown so much hospitality. My best friend planned the retreat recruiting 3 others to join her on this experience. Four others from Indiana did...More

    Thank Jackie M
    Response from BuenaVistaSurfClub, Owner at Buena Vista Surf ClubResponded 26 May 2016

    Hola, Thank you for your nice review! It was great having you and the rest of the group here! Lots of fun and great memories. Hopefully we can welcome you and the rest of the group back in the near future. A big hug from...More

    Reviewed 18 May 2016

    We stayed at Buena Vista Surf Club for my Husband's 40th birthday and it was WONDERFUL! The staff was amazing, the views spectacular and the food was out of this world! We really felt like we were staying with friends and each night had a...More

    Thank Ange C
    Response from BuenaVistaSurfClub, Owner at Buena Vista Surf ClubResponded 19 May 2016

    It was great having you here and thanks for the nice review! Great to hear that you enjoyed our set up. We always do our best to make sure everybody feels at home and leave like friends. Hopefully we can welcome you back another time!...More

    Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

    We went on a yoga retreat through trip tribe but probably could have just gone by ourselves for half the price because they offer yoga every day here anyways. The one thing we weren't aware of is the HILLS we had to WALK down to...More

    Thank Masha L
    Awards & Recognition
    Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
    GreenLeadersPlatinum level
    Certificate of Excellence
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Beachfront
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Airport Transportation
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Price range
    • US$ 90 - US$ 130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
    • Location
    • Nicaragua >
    • Rivas Department >
    • San Juan del Sur >
    • Playa Maderas
    • Also Known As
    • Buena Vista Surf Club Hotel Playa Maderas ,
    • Buena Vista Surf Hotel ,
    • Hotel Buena Vista Surf
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    Family and Play Areas (1)
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    27 June 2017|
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    Response from BVSCNicaragua | Property representative |
    Hola, Lunch at the beach is between 5-10USD pp. Beers at the beach approx. 2USD, etc. Hope that helps.
    Jennifer J
    27 December 2016|
    Response from BVSCNicaragua | Property representative |
    Hola, Unfortunately we can't accept kids under 16 at the hotel. We would be able to offer you our separate rental house (Oleada) next door. That would be self catered, but we can of course still help you with... More
    2 November 2016|
    Response from BuenaVistaSurfClub | Property representative |
    Hola, Please email us at info@buenavistasurfclub for availability and rates. Hasta luego, Marc & Marielle
    Room Tips
    "We stayed in Room 6 and it looked like it was the nicest room of the hotel. Awesome view off the front deck."
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    "We were room 4, amazing ocean view"
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    "All the cabanas have different locations and quirks. Mine had a bathroom with a tree growing through it which..."
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    "Ask for the cabins further away from the main building."
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