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Buena Vista Surf Club

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 23 August 2016

My stay with Buena vista surf club started as a few days and quickly transformed into a much longer stay for many reasons. As other reviews state, the vibe is excellent and chill. There are locations nearby if you want to get into a party atmosphere, but this is the place to stay if you're looking for a positive, relaxing...

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BuenaVistaSurfClub, Owner at Buena Vista Surf Club, responded to this review

Hola, Thank you for your really nice and detailed review. We're glad to hear that you enjoyed all aspects of our place. Hasta luego, The BVSC team

Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

This place has it all - amazing setting, superb staff, delicious food. The people responsible for running the Buena Vista Surf Club during our stay (Marc, Anna, Matt and Ash) were genuine, fun, interesting people and attentive hosts. Each morning, there was an opportunity to join Ash or Anna for a yoga class on the beautiful deck overlooking the Pacific...

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virginia
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

The Buena Vista Surf Club is a wonderful place to just chill. My 16-year-old son and I only had two nights here, but we enjoyed every minute. The treehouse cabins are clean and have wonderful views. The common deck area is a great place to read and relax. My son had his first surfing lesson from Mark and had a...

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Washington, USA
Reviewed 31 July 2016

We spent 2 days at the Buena Vista Surf Club and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. We opted for the option of eating breakfast and dinner there, and the food was FABULOUS both evenings. We enjoyed meeting the other guests, as well as the natural beauty of the local environment and the hotel itself, which was constructed almost entirely of gorgeous, tropical...

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Wollongong, Australia
Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

We had 3 nights with the crew there early on in our trip and frankly nothing else came close! It was an Eco-lodge in the true sense of the word! Beautiful layout with stunning yoga deck, only a few minutes walk to the first of many beaches, elaborate spreads for breakfast & dinner and the best, most accommodating staff. I...

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Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

We had a great time spending time at BVSC. The campus is on the hill overlooking Playa Maderas with a big deck offering great views. The communal breakfast and dinner were fun and created a nice vibe. The two host duos Matt, Ash, and Marc, Anna tried to give the guests a pleasant experience. When I let Marc know we...

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Reviewed 18 May 2016

To this day I cannot stop thinking about how lovely my stay was. We were greeted with 4 beautiful smiles and shown so much hospitality. My best friend planned the retreat recruiting 3 others to join her on this experience. Four others from Indiana did the same. 8 (almost) random strangers, and 2 lovely couples all under the same roof...

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BuenaVistaSurfClub, Owner at Buena Vista Surf Club, responded to this review

Hola, Thank you for your nice review! It was great having you and the rest of the group here! Lots of fun and great memories. Hopefully we can welcome you and the rest of the group back in the near future. A big hug from all of us here at BVSC!

Reviewed 18 May 2016

We stayed at Buena Vista Surf Club for my Husband's 40th birthday and it was WONDERFUL! The staff was amazing, the views spectacular and the food was out of this world! We really felt like we were staying with friends and each night had a great dinner with our hosts. The morning yoga was the best way to start the...

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BuenaVistaSurfClub, Owner at Buena Vista Surf Club, responded to this review

It was great having you here and thanks for the nice review! Great to hear that you enjoyed our set up. We always do our best to make sure everybody feels at home and leave like friends. Hopefully we can welcome you back another time! BVSC Team

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Reviewed 14 April 2016 via mobile

We went on a yoga retreat through trip tribe but probably could have just gone by ourselves for half the price because they offer yoga every day here anyways. The one thing we weren't aware of is the HILLS we had to WALK down to the beach and back up. That was exhausting! The staff here is PHENOMENAL, so accommodating,...

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Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

3 friends and I just returned from a trip to Nicaragua. We all agreed that the highlight of our trip was BVSC. The rooms were neat and tidy, food was great, and the staff (Ash, Matt, Cat and Connor) were amazing. I took yoga everyday and a surfing lesson. All were fabulous. The food was plentiful and delicious. The best...

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  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Buena Vista Surf Club is an intimate design eco-lodge at Playa Maderas, San Juan Del Sur. A unique place for both surfers and non-surfers! Surf or learn how to surf or just enjoy the amazing beaches. Enjoy great home cooked, family style dinners with new friends, do yoga or relax at the 'infinity' sundeck and watch the wildlife from your ‘treehouse’! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Buena Vista Surf Club

Address: Playa Maderas | San Juan Del Sur, Playa Maderas, San Juan del Sur 0000, Nicaragua
Region: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > San Juan del Sur > Playa Maderas
Price Range: $125 - $181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Buena Vista Surf Club Hotel Playa Maderas
Buena Vista Surf Hotel
Hotel Buena Vista Surf
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“We were room 4, amazing ocean view”
 of 5 bubbles matthewcT3286QV, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All the cabanas have different locations and quirks. Mine had a bathroom with a tree growing through it which I loved.”
 of 5 bubbles 654katej, 6 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the cabins further away from the main building.”
 of 5 bubbles AGGude, 26 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Room 1 seems a bit close to lobby area, but it probably has best ocean views. We loved our room 2, and would definitely recommend that one.”
 of 5 bubbles Q9884YTmikec, 23 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Amazing view, great food, amazing community. All the rooms are like tree-houses, so just pick one and you're all set!”
 of 5 bubbles J6417IWandrewb, 5 Oct 2015 | Read review
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