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Reviewed 28 April 2015 via mobile

Surf ranch kicks ace. If you want to wake up next to a skatepark you should definitely go there! The bar is a 2 step away and has some tasty beers fer yea. It's real hot so skate from 3 or 4 till dark for max shredage.

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

Dear Guest Thank you for staying with us, it was great to meet you and your girlfriend, and have you join our skate camp, I am glad you got to meet and skate with pro skaters, Chico Brenes and Kenny Anderson, it was an amazing time and we hope to see you back again soon. Until next time, keep shredding!...

San Diego, California
Reviewed 27 April 2015

The Surf Ranch was as good as it looks! Everyone there was super nice and accommodating. All the other guests were friendly, outgoing, and mellow. I seriously met people that will be friends for life! The skatepark every evening was amazing. The food is cheap and really good. They took us to different beaches and to town any time we...

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

Dear Guest Thank you for staying at the Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort. It was great to meet you and get to skateboard with you during the skate camp. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed the food and also your deluxe condo. We hope to see you again soon. Thank you. Lucas Boychuk Director of Operations

Reviewed 25 April 2015 via mobile

Stayed 6 weeks in Nicaragua and surf ranch was nothing short of spectacular! Perfectly located just outside of the city. A nice mid point from all the popular beaches. Well priced and the food was amazing! The staff were extremely welcoming and very helpful too! 5 stars, would go back in a heartbeat!

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

Dear Guest Thank you for the 5 star review! It was great to meet you and hang out with you over the course of the 6 weeks while you were here, all of the staff misses you, but we know you will be returning shortly, looking forward to it! Regards, Lucas Boychuk Director of Operations

Reviewed 24 April 2015 via mobile

Traveled in Nicagaura for almost a month, ended our stay in San Juan, and stayed a few nights at the Surf Ranch. The surf ranch is about 10 mins out of San Juan, which is nice because it gets you away from the hustle and bustle. The resort is amazing and beautiful. They have a nice pool with a swim...

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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 and I am glad you enjoyed your stay. We will say hi to buddy for you, no problem! Thanks again and we really hope to meet you again. All the best, Lucas Boychuk Director of Operations

Kelowna, Canada
Reviewed 24 April 2015

I had been traveling all over Nicaragua with girlfriends for 3 weeks and this was one of the best spots! To start with the staff were extremely welcoming Edwin was there to help us with any of our questions. Our room was absolutely perfect! We stayed in a villa, the beds were extremely comfortable, and the walk through shower was...

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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 all 4 of you. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed the rooms, pool, activities and staff. We hope to see you back again soon. Lucas Boychuk Director of Operations

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 24 April 2015

I spent a week here with some friends during my recent trip to Nicaragua. Could not have picked a better place to stay. We booked our stay through the clymb which included breakfast and drinks (some not all drinks were free). Being my first time in Nicaragua there were areas where I felt a bit unsafe but it feels 100%...

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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 a pleasure to hear that you had a great time. We look forward to seeing you back again soon. Until next time, Lucas Boychuk Director of Operations

Reviewed 24 April 2015

This place was definitely our fave place we stayed in while staying in San Juan Del Sur. It's super unique, with a climbing wall, skate ramp and a beautiful pool and bar. We stayed in a Villa which was super cool, had a little rooftop patio and a nice big walk in shower. They provide free shuttles into town which...

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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 a pleasure to have you here and I am glad you enjoyed everything we had to offer. It looks like we will see you again soon. All the best, Lucas Boychuk Director of Operations

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 9 April 2015

The resort was significantly different than advertised. It was at least 30-40 minutes away from any decent wave. The fact that they label themselves a surf ranch is very misleading. The resort offers a shuttle service, but the shuttle is actually just a ride into San Juan del Sur, where you have to take another shuttle to the surf spots....

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

Isaac We have reason to believe this is a fake review as we have not had a guest under your name stay with us, and everything in the review is incorrect information, I have reported this to Trip Advisor. Let me highlight the points: 1. You mentioned we were 30 - 40 minutes away from any decent surf, we are...

Reviewed 7 April 2015 via mobile

I recently traveled to Nicaragua for the first time and stayed with the friendly people at the Surf Ranch in San Juan Del Sur. The staff was great and very helpful throughout our entire stay. A friend and I rented one of their Villas and it was worth the extra money! Very comfortable and I loved the walk in shower....

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

Dear Guest It was great to meet the both of you, and we hope to have you back again soon, we will have a Hawaiian burger and Bahama mama waiting for you! It's on the house next time. See you soon. Lucas Boychuk Director of Operations

Reviewed 7 April 2015 via mobile

My brother and I came to San Juan Del sur on the busiest weekend of the year and there were no places left in hostels or hotels. Getting desperate we headed to surf ranch to see if they had anything. While they were completely booked the manager was able to help us and got us a room at his friends...

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

Sean I am glad to hear our management accompanied you and got you a place to stay at the Surf Ranch, it was great to meet you and we hope you can come back soon. Thank you. Lucas Boychuk Director of Operations

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Free Internet
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  • 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: ₹ 3,529 - ₹ 9,804 (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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“I think AC is standard in all rooms, but if not, definitely worth springing for.”
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“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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