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1km al Sur de Salinas, Popoyo, Tola, Nicaragua
+505 8750 1613
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good17%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“surf guide” (9 reviews)
“surf package” (5 reviews)
“air con” (4 reviews)
Opens in 16 min
Bar, Vegetarian Friendly
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1km al Sur de Salinas, Popoyo, Tola, Nicaragua
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Reviewed 11 August 2018

NicaWaves continues to deliver excellent choices of food with a smile. I recommend the local seafood dishes which are caught fresh daily.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Tom P
Reviewed 28 January 2018

My surf buddy and I went here and did the "surf package." My rating is based on that experience (the accommodation itself was more 4 stars). Pros: -we got upgraded to a poolside room at no charge -few issues with power going out, though we...More

Date of visit: December 2017
2  Thank awijet
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Really nice hotel! Nice Rooms and beautiful pool! But was quite disappointed with the food. Tried to get some vegetarian but the waitress did not understand. It ends with a regular vegetable salad, the same as every time... my boyfriend ordered for lunch cheesequesedillas and...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Moa C
Reviewed 7 January 2018

We stayed here for four nights at the end of our two-week Nicaraguan trip. The rooms were very nice. We had initially booked the third floor of the Casa Verde, which was nice enough but nothing special. If you are looking for a place to...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Leo D
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Tried this place out last night and the food was delicious. The service was quick and very attentive. There was a big screen at the bar with a friendly crowd but my lady and I sat outside at the pool area. It was beautiful with...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Ethan_Will1
Reviewed 27 November 2017

We were really looking forward to a few days in Popoyo, we directly contacted Nicawaves enquiring about 3 nights accommodation, we booked a 4 bed dorm as this was the cheapest option at $30USD a night. When we arrived the restaurant and pool area had...More

Date of visit: November 2017
1  Thank Lauren B
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

We were guests there for 1 week. We always had breakfast there and it was really good. But the dinner wasn't what we expected. My boyfriend ordered chicken fingers, it was more like a portion of french fries with 3 pices of chicken. I can't...More

Date of visit: August 2017
Thank bewertig
Reviewed 2 August 2017

I came to Nicawaves on a recommendation from another surfer friend. I could not have been more happy with my decision. I traveled solo and did the surf package, which I highly recommend as you will truly be treated like VIP! I chose a private...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank LizD10011
Reviewed 17 July 2017

I lived in Managua for the past 3 years and nearly every weekend we had the chance, we would escape the city and stay at Nicawaves. The beautiful pool area with the hammock patio make it an amazing place to relax after a great surf...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank SamanthaV987
Reviewed 5 July 2017

The restaurant at Nicawaves serves up very good food at reasonable prices. We recently stayed there and at many of our meals there. It was all tasty and consistently good. The ladies in the front of the house were friendly, attentive and know more english...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Carl M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 8:15 PM
6:30 AM - 8:15 PM
6:30 AM - 8:15 PM
6:30 AM - 8:15 PM
6:30 AM - 8:15 PM
6:30 AM - 8:15 PM
6:30 AM - 8:15 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1km al Sur de Salinas, Popoyo, Tola, Nicaragua
  • Location: Central America  >  Nicaragua  >  Rivas Department  >  Tola  >  Popoyo
  • Phone Number: +505 8750 1613
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We offer breakfast, lunch, and dinner from 6am to 8.30pm. Nicaraguan and American options as well as pizza night Wednesdays and Sundays. Hand crafted cocktails and large beer and wine selection. Bar seating, indoor tables, and outdoor tables by the pool. Come by and see us!
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