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    Buena Onda Beach Resort

    Playa Santana, Popoyo, Tola, Nicaragua
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    4/2/2018 5/2/2018
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    • Average2%
    • Poor1%
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    1 - 5 of 306 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday

    This little gem was the perfect place to stay on the beach in Nicaragua. I stayed at 3 places in Popoyo on Playa Sanatana area and this was by far the best! Lovely pool area, nice and quiet and a beautiful Palapa restaurant with wonderful...More

    Thank CaptainMike77
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Buena Onda was a great spot for me and my girlfriend. Came here 9 years ago and A LOT has changed. They did a great job building the place up from a small hotel on the beach to the amazing beach resort/hotel it is now....More

    Thank footsieDylanHB
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I recommend you check this place out and see if it meets your needs based on what's on the website - or you can give them a call - they are friendly! We liked the place and had a nice stay. I particularly liked our...More

    Thank JosephMcGhee
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Our stay at Buena Onda Beach Resort was ok. The room was nice and clean, the resort is beautiful with the pool and other amenities. However, we did not get much service. We could not find anyone to answer our questions most of the time....More

    Thank ValerieGP2015
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Good hotel, restaurant offers good food at decent prices but choice is extremely limited. Good wi-fi, great pool and friendly service. The resort has a wonderful overall decor, plenty of outside seating, hammocks etc. We found it to be good value for money given a...More

    Thank WanderingParomita
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    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Pool
    • Beachfront
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Free Parking
    • Airport Transportation
    • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Restaurant
    • Pool
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    • Price range
    • US$ 102 - US$ 203 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 15
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    • Rivas Department >
    • Tola
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    10 April 2016|
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    Response from Arnjensurfers10 | Reviewed this property |
    So sorry it took me so long to answer I just saw i this question. There is a couple of small restaurants (ma and po) but food is alright! There's also the Mag Rock about 30 mins walk or $10 motortaxi ride round trip. Mag... More
    20 March 2016|
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    Response from Donald R M | Reviewed this property |
    Yes Buena Onda will arrange for a driver. It takes a good two hours. I have arranged my own transport and in fact used an English speaking driver (Nicaraguan married to an American) who has driven for Buena Onda. He charged... More
    11 February 2015|
    Response from Donald R M | Reviewed this property |
    Buena Onda has specials on their daily menu but a ten minute walk away right on the beach is Villa Jiquelite which has excellent food at best prices in the entire area. Top bargain is their all dressed hamburger at $5 with... More
    Room Tips
    "Depending on the season, try and grab a room with a crossbreeze from the offshore winds"
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    "Deluxe rooms are a good size, we had one large double and one single bed"
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    "we stayed in one of the house villas-- really awesome, clean and private! beds were comfy, too!"
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    "If you need AC, go for the Deluxe rooms. If not, the rooms with private bath are excellent"
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