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Buena Vista Surf Club

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Oelwein, Iowa
Reviewed 14 November 2010

We found the Buena Vista Surf Club on Trip Advisor and after looking at the pictures of the resort and careful reading of all the reviews decided that this was where my wife and I would spend our Nicaraguan holiday, and Thank You very much to those who took the time to write a review! When we travel we try...

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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 21 September 2010

After a crazy few months of wedding planning and execution, Buena Vista Surf Club was exactly what we needed. It was relaxing and beautiful; our stay was perfectly effortless. Although landing in Managua at 11pm can seem a bit daunting, we were met by our lovely cab driver who took us to BSVC - everything was arranged by Marc and...

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Los Angeles
Reviewed 20 September 2010

After reading the reviews on BVSC, how could not want to stay there? All the reviews were pretty much spot on - we had a great time staying there! Leading up to our stay, Marc and Marielle were very responsive to my e-mail inquiries. They also arranged for transportation from Managua to BVSC. You definitely need a 4x4 to make...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 31 August 2010

It is situated in a beautiful lush-with-folliage (during the rainy season) jungle area but with a clear view of the beach (playa maderas) below. It is only a 5 min walk from the surf beach. The owners are very accommodating and inviting. You feel as if you're staying with friends, not a hotel. Marielle, one of the owners is an...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 25 August 2010

I went on the advice of friends and they were totally right. The location has sweeping views of the ocean, and the tree houses offer welcome privacy. Marc & Marielle, the owner-operators, are great fun and Marielle is an oustanding chef. It is close enough to San Juan del Sur to be accessible but far enough to have some peace...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 21 August 2010

Location : perfect for surfing (6 min walking to Playa Maderas surf spot). Quite close to San Juan del Sur (half an hour by shutlle) for those who want to enjoy that touristy area during the day. Hotel infrastructure: comfortable wooden cabins in the middle of the jungle, with a nice view on the surf spot to check out the...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 19 August 2010

Buena Vista Surf Club is a truly unique and beautiful place to stay. The deck/exceedingly comfortable common area, the private casitas that open up to an ocean view, the proximity to a great surf beach, and especially the owners, Marc and Marielle, make this an amazing getaway. Marielle cooks delicious breakfasts and dinners that are healthy and could be served...

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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 28 July 2010

What can I add to the heaps of praise for BVSC? I'll write what I find myself telling people now that I am back home about my stay: BVSC is a special place. It is tranquil and simple but not barebones or boring. The location was perfect - perched up a hillside in the forest a 10 minute walk to...

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Richmond, Canada
Reviewed 27 July 2010

M&M have created an unreal space to relax, surf and eat incredible food. If you surf, this is a place to not skip on your travels. If you are as lucky as me you will get to enjoy the view of a sloth chillin in the trees while sipping on a cold Tona. Cheers

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Reviewed 12 July 2010

My husband and I were looking for a 9-day vacation that included a little bit of adventure (mainly surfing) and a lot of relaxation. We decided on Nicaragua and then did a lot of internet research about towns and hotels that would be good surfing destinations. After reading the amazing reviews for the Buena Vista Surf Club and visiting their...

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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: $128 - $184 (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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