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CHICABRAVA Surf Camp

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Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the Surf Camp in a private room, Remanzo, just 2 blocks from the bay of San Juan del Sur. I came alone and had picked the camp based on online reviews, the dates, and their cloud farm location (which became unavailable 3 wks before my trip). The staff in the house was excellent. I felt very safe,...

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Halfmoon Bay, Canada
Reviewed 5 April 2017

I registered for a week at Chicabrava – Surf House with a friend at the recommendation of an acquaintance who is a repeat client and had nothing but good things to say about her experiences. Their website and correspondence via email well prepared us for the week that was to follow. As a novice surfer with limited experience (one three...

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Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

I visited CHICABRAVA 'at Cloud Farm in Nicaragua from3/4-3/11. The experience exceeded my expectations on every level! First of all, I can't say enough about the staff! The instructors and surf staff were excellent and knew their stuff. But knowing the skills and instructing are 2 separate things and they were great at it! Very supportive and stoked when someone...

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Chicabrava was a great intro to surfing for beginners. They teach you what you need to know in a way that's helpful, empowering, and makes you want to surf more! We stayed at the cloud farm- it's a ways away from town which limits your independence but the peacefulness, the view of San Juan del Sur and most importantly the...

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Reviewed 21 March 2017

I loved my experience at the Cloud Farm with ChicaBrava. The food was delicious, the views were amazing, and more than anything, the women who taught me how to surf were so much fun and so patient! I had only surfed a few times before and they helped me learn how to paddle out, pop up, and catch a wave...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Stayed at the Cloud Farm for a week of surf camp. EVERYTHING was EXCELLENT accommodations, food and especially the staff. I did learn to surf but the experience would have been just as awesome if I hadn't. Best experience/adventure I've ever had!

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Arlington, Massachusetts
Reviewed 13 March 2017

Spend a week at CHICABRAVA, and you will come back a changed woman. I stayed at the surf house, which is perfectly located directly across the street from the beach and right in the heart of San Juan del Sur. The house is great -- comfortable and walkable to everything you might need or want. Of course it's the staff...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 23 February 2017

This was my second visit to CHICABRAVA (last in 2014). I had such an amazing experience the first time, I couldn't imagine anything better--and CHICABRAVA exceeded my expectations again! I stayed at the Surf House, right in the village of San Juan del Sur. It is the perfect location for walking through town, shopping, or getting a local beer or...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Every woman should go to a surf camp at least once and I can't think of a better camp than Chicabrava! The chicas at the camp are amazing, they really help you with your surf in and out of the water and they are amazing hosts! I felt right at home with a bunch of strangers and I came back...

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Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Can't expresss how much this trip had in impact on my life. I stayed at the surf house and the purpose of my trip was to get better at surfing - if you want to SURF, this is the trip for you. When I found out that Nicaragua has over 340 days of surf and that it was more affordable...

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Amenities

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  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
CHICABRAVA is the first and best all-girls surf camp in Nicaragua. We are an elite camp for adventurous women who appreciate comfort as well as challenge. We have two locations - the Cloud Farm and the Surf House - that allow you to join no matter what your desired budget. The Cloud Farm is a private retreat within a gorgeous and secluded 500-acre private reserve and farm overlooking the town of San Juan del Sur and its picturesque bay. The Farm has hundreds of acres of indigenous forest, fruit orchards and organic gardens. Most of our food is organically grown right here! This is the perfect choice for guests who want to "get-away-from-it-all" at our gorgeous open-air surf retreat and enjoy the beauty and serenity of nature! Price is $1600/person for the ALL-INCLUSIVE week. $100 discount for traveling with a friend. The Surf House is right on the beach in San Juan del Sur. It's a great option for those who would like to be closer to all of the action and local flavor in town, and save a bit of money while doing so! The Surf House has loads of space in the hip open-air lounge area. Relax in the hammocks, on the couches, or hang out in the beachfront store at the front of the Surf House! Our three rooms are cozy and private with cold A/C and two shared baths. Price is $990/person for the week. $100 discount for traveling with a friend. ... more   less 

Additional Information about CHICABRAVA Surf Camp

Address: Cloud Farm and Surf House locations, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
Region: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > San Juan del Sur
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Chicabrava Surf Camp Hotel San Juan Del Sur
CHICABRAVA Surf Camp Nicaragua/San Juan Del Sur
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“Rooms assigned, bring earplugs to the Surf House.”
ANNENIKO, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Bring earplugs and white noise app because the town itself can be noisy at night (motorcycles, music).”
RuthS705, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“If you stay at the Surf House downtown, bring ear plugs- it gets loud. Other than that, it was perfect!”
alysez2016, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Cloudfarm is the luxury, all inclusive camp, and the Surfhouse is more do-it-yourself, kick it downtown location.”
paperairplanes, 6 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms at camp are similar. Can pay extra for private but not really necessary.”
371gaylat, 18 May 2016 | Read review
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