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    Buena Onda Beach Resort

    Playa Santana, Popoyo, Tola, Nicaragua
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    04/06/2017 05/06/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
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        0 children
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          US$77
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          Overview
          • Excellent83%
          • Very good12%
          • Average1%
          • Poor1%
          • Terrible1%
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          “playa santana” (34 reviews)
          “half pipe” (11 reviews)
          “surf package” (15 reviews)
          Wifi
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          Air Conditioning
          Beachfront
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          1 - 5 of 315 reviews

          Reviewed 1 week ago

          Great communication with the owner Philip before the trip. He always replied to any questions se had. The two managers Aurélie and Gilles are very Nice and very helpful. Good staff and good food. A great place to stay with friends or family!

          Thank damiencolsy
          Reviewed 5 weeks ago

          Our group of 12 came to Buena Onda at the recommendation of our group organizer, who'd spent time in the area previously on a service trip. We selected the "ultimate surf package," despite our lack of experience, but found it to be a fantastic choice!...More

          Thank jpl1204
          Reviewed 17 April 2017

          Buena Onda was the best trip I have taken in the last five years, by far! The resort was gorgeous, the staff was so kind and welcoming (and all spoke English, if that matters to you), and the food was absolutely incredible. I went with...More

          Thank aroshong
          Reviewed 16 April 2017

          We spent 4 nights here. The staff was amazing and really made us feel it home. They offered special items in the restaurant for our children and were very free with information about surfing locations and times. They were also extremely friendly when seeing them...More

          1  Thank HighlandMichael
          Reviewed 16 April 2017

          I organized a trip for myself and 11 fellow medical students to Buena Onda this spring to relax after our board exams. We chose the "ultimate surf package" and are glad we did! Some of us stayed in the Villas and some stayed in the...More

          Thank tmiklovi
          Morgan's Rock Hacienda and Ecolodge
          492 reviews
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          About
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          Amenities
          • Top amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Restaurant
          • Pool
          • Beachfront
          • Bar/Lounge
          • Hotel Amenities
          • Free Parking
          • Airport Transportation
          • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
          • Shuttle Bus Service
          • Room amenities
          • Air Conditioning
          • Refrigerator in room
          • Microwave
          • Things to do
          • Restaurant
          • Pool
          • Bar/Lounge
          Details
          • Price range
          • US$87 - US$89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Kitchenette ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
          • Family Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 15
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          • Location
          • Nicaragua >
          • Rivas Department >
          • Tola
          • Also Known As
          • Buena Onda Beach Hotel Tola
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          Questions & AnswersAsk a question
          jmeleelangdon
          Is there anything such as restaurants, villages within walking distance? I surf, wife doesn't, what is close that she and I can do together? Is there available surf lessons?
          10 April 2016|
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          Response from Arnjensurfers10 | Reviewed this property |
          So sorry it took me so long to answer I just saw i this question. There is a couple of small restaurants (ma and po) but food is alright! There's also the Mag Rock about 30 mins walk or $10 motortaxi ride round trip. Mag... More
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          jab2067
          Is there transportation (taxi, limo, van, etc.) from Granada to Buena Onda Beach resort. Is there any transportation from Buena Onda Beach resort to MGA, Augusto C. Sandino International Airport? We want to avoid renting a car.
          20 March 2016|
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          Response from Donald R M | Reviewed this property |
          Yes Buena Onda will arrange for a driver. It takes a good two hours. I have arranged my own transport and in fact used an English speaking driver (Nicaraguan married to an American) who has driven for Buena Onda. He charged... More
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          ChrisStalker
          what would it cost for a couple to eat on a budget there? We're planning on coming in April, and are hopeing to find a place close to a long breaking right hand break, intermediate level. Is there shuttle busses that can drop you off at other breaks in the area? Thanks, Chris
          11 February 2015|
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          Response from Donald R M | Reviewed this property |
          Buena Onda has specials on their daily menu but a ten minute walk away right on the beach is Villa Jiquelite which has excellent food at best prices in the entire area. Top bargain is their all dressed hamburger at $5 with... More
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