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Reviewed 20 April 2014

We absolutely loved out stay here. Idyllic location and one of the loveliest spots on the island. We loved how secluded and out of the way it was. Yoga and mediation on the beach in the morning was just perfect. We loved the funky, unique...More

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Reviewed 10 April 2014

I can't say enough wonderful things about Derek's place. It definitely rates amongst our favorite vacations ever. That said, it may not be for everyone. I'll write some warnings below, but before we get into all that, let's talk about the good stuff. 1) Breathtakingly...More

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Reviewed 7 April 2014

I will preface this review by saying this was my husband's favorite place that we stayed out of a total of 4 while in Nicaragua. The setting is picture perfect and the bungalows are artistically constructed with lots of island craft touches. There are many...More

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Reviewed 5 April 2014

Arrival at the island Having not found accommodation at the Little Corn Beach and Bungalows, we ended up staying at Derek's for 6 days. From where the boat arrives, it is a 20-30 min walk through the forest. We were met at the dock by...More

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Reviewed 5 April 2014 via mobile

Let me preface this by saying that my girlfriend made a mistake in our booking dates so we showed up one day late and were charged for the day we weren't there- that's fine, or bad... Take our $85 Now that being said... We walk...More

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Response from DerekofDereksPlace, Owner at Derek's PlaceResponded 16 May 2017

Yes, it could have happened as you reported. There are only five rooms so the bookings are very important, the nights cannot be had back (not like selling sodas and the unsold can be sold next day) but if people know they cannot make it...More

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Response from Allison T | Reviewed this property |
There is a communal bucket shower, which is a big barrel and you have a bucket to scoop the water out and over you. Our kids thought it was really neat. You do get towels in your cabana. We stayed in the Bottle House... More
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"I think all the huts are amazing"
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"Definitely research the amenties provided in each Cabana. They vary dramatically."
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