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Al Surf de La Escuela 100m, Puerto Sandino Nicaragua
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Daily temperature and symptom checks for staff
Updated 20/06/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 20/06/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#1 of 5 Speciality lodging in Puerto Sandino
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Oceanfront Premium property with all the comforts of home. 7 bedroom 7 Bath, extremely maintained, clean, safe, and full staff onsite. Oceanfront rooms with AC and private bath cleaned daily, fresh banana bread, coffee available all day with 3 square family style meals for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinners. We cater to singles, couples, families and large groups of friends, with a max capacity of 17 guests. If you want to enjoy the beach life, adventures, learn to surf or take advantage of our advance surfing packages we have the resources to multi task all our guests needs for their tropical vacation.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free breakfast
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Free airport transportation
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Al Surf de La Escuela 100m, Puerto Sandino Nicaragua
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Ken wrote a review 7 Jan
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La Barra to the Rescue We planned a Christmas surf vacation for our family in Nicaragua in early August of 2021. In November the surf camp that we had booked with, canceled our reservations. As we already had nonrefundable airline tickets booked, we were in a difficult situation. We were recommended to look at Casa La Barra surf resort in Miramar. When we spoke to the owner Dave Hall on the phone, we knew right away that we had found a better alternative! He guided us through the entire trip. He was always available by both email and phone. He made sure to give us specific directions for covid testing and coordinated our entire trip with his staff. We were picked up late on Christmas Eve at the airport in Managua by La Barra’s driver Miguel. When we arrived at the resort at almost 12:30 am on Christmas morning, we were surprised to find the entire staff awake, and greeted us with a tour of the property and a full meal. La Barra keeps a full staff for guests including a cooks, boat driver, security, housekeeping and surf coach. The resort is all inclusive with the price. All meals, surf, and transportation are included in the price. The only thing you pay for is drinks at a very reasonable rate. I can tell you that you will not find anything at the same price point in El Salvador or Costa Rica. The staff was amazing! Mahalla and Eva are fabulous cooks. Her chocolate banana bread practically jumped off the plate the moment she put it out. There was an abundance of great food at all times. They made us a special New Years Eve Dinner with lobster and shrimp. Everyone treated us like family. The resort is beautiful and impeccably maintained by the staff. Really, the pictures do not do it justice. It is located directly on the beach with plenty of room to lounge and view the beautiful beach and waves. There is a pool right on the deck that is a great place to cool off after a morning of surf. There is a safe beach break located just a couple steps to the left of the resort. Luis was our surf coach, bartender and guide. He helped us pick out the appropriate surf boards from the immense selection that La Barra has in inventory. (I would guess around 100) He took us to a surf location (by boat or van) of our choice every morning and gave us feedback on our performance. Luis was always able to find perfect waves for us. He had every meal with us and shared his experiences of growing up in Nicaragua. As we do not speak fluent Spanish we could not have navigated the trip without him! We had a wonderful eight days at the resort. We began to feel like Casa La Barra was our home! We were very sorry to leave to come home on New Years Day. We definitely plan on returning! Without hesitation, we give La Barra our highest recommendation! We feel very lucky to have been part of the La Barra family. dave@astadventures.com
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Date of stay: December 2021
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Responded 1 week ago
Hi Ken and Kim, It was great having you and your family during Christmas. We hope you come back with friends for some more surf coaching and fun.
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Jules wrote a review Dec 2021
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It was a perfect week at Casa La Barra! The staff is perfect - making fresh meals every day, having drinks always ready, and accommodating and flexible to any request. There is something for everybody from adventurous activities like ash boarding and surfing to relaxation activities like yoga. I could’ve stayed at the house all day everyday and I can’t wait to go back to do it!
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Date of stay: December 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Response from David Hall, Owner at Casa La Barra Surf Resort
Responded 4 weeks ago
Thank you Julia for choosing Casa La Barra Surf Resort.
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T Ver wrote a review Dec 2021
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Casa La Barra did not disappoint in every aspect! We had gone for a birthday and all of us were beginner surfers. The staff did such a good job of taking care of us and felt like familia by the end of the trip. The rooms are clean and well taken care of and the house and views are incredible. One of the best experiences!
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Date of stay: December 2021
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Room Tip: Poolside rooms are perfect!
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Joy wrote a review Dec 2021
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Such an incredible experience. Staff was more than accommodating, they met every expectation and more. The food was a definite highlight, everything was so authentic and freshly made everyday. Left this country feeling cleansed and wanting more. From the excursions, surf lessons, night swims and day to day adventures, I can't wait to go back in 2022! Greatly appreciate all efforts in making our experience life changing. I would highly recommend Casa La Barra Surf Resort!
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Date of stay: December 2021
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Room Tip: get the rooms by the pool!
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Response from David Hall, Owner at Casa La Barra Surf Resort
Responded 4 weeks ago
Come back again soon!
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Tom P wrote a review Oct 2021
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This is the place I really learned to surf. When we came here, both of us had surfed a bit before, but catching an open wave is totally different from standing up in a little white water on a foam board. Twice a day for a week with our instructor Alex taught me to love surfing. He's an amazing professor of the sport, because he loves it so much. He is totally committed to surfing, and he takes it seriously and expects that from his students, too. It was such a positive experience I can't wait to go back. We went surfing after late nights out, after a hot day spent hiking and volcano-boarding--by the way, Nicaragua is a one of a kind place filled with good people, and the people at Casa la Barra are the best. Warmth, kindness, friendship, great food--it is the best way to live. I had so much fun. Honestly one of the best experiences of my life.
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Date of stay: October 2021
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Room Tip: Pool suite was nice but they all look good.
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Thank you for sharing your experience.
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NicaraguaLeon DepartmentPuerto Sandino
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Frequently Asked Questions about Casa La Barra Surf Resort
What are some of the property amenities at Casa La Barra Surf Resort?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
What food & drink options are available at Casa La Barra Surf Resort?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Casa La Barra Surf Resort?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Casa La Barra Surf Resort?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Does Casa La Barra Surf Resort have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Casa La Barra Surf Resort offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Does Casa La Barra Surf Resort have airport transportation?
Yes, Casa La Barra Surf Resort offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.