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    Rancho Santana

    Comarca Limon #1, Carretera Las Salinas, Tola 48500, Nicaragua
    (310) 299-7550
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    “los perros” (33 reviews)
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    Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

    We just returned from Rancho Santana, and one of the most amazing family vacations we've ever experienced. We were there w/ our 4 grandchildren, ages 1 to 7, and their parents. Amazing beaches and pools, surfing and horseback riding, spa treatments and hiking in Nicaragua...More

    1  Thank Jim R
    Response from MichelleC_RS, Marketing at Rancho SantanaResponded 21 August 2017

    Hola Jim! We are so happy to know that your family had such a wonderful time on vacation with us. Its important to us that our guests are able to enjoy all of the unique activities and experiences that make Rancho Santana and Nicaragua such...More

    Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

    The entire 2700 acres on the Emerald Coast of Nicaragua are magical : This is the massive, but well organized and accessible Rancho Santana They have about a beautiful Hacienda-style Lodge for fantastic dining options, Five Star hotel rooms, and direct access to the famous...More

    Thank Slipless71
    Response from MichelleC_RS, Marketing at Rancho SantanaResponded 18 August 2017

    Hola! Thank you so much for the kind words. We agree that the Ranch is a magical place to stay. We work hard to complement our incredible natural surroundings with the best possible food, services and experiences. Our wide range of activities means everyone can...More

    Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

    Since the first time we came to Rancho Santana we haven't been able to stop going and this is our 5th trip. The recent addition of the salt water pool is great, the beaches are so majestic that we didn't want to go back home....More

    Thank Fbaldizon
    Response from MichelleC_RS, Marketing at Rancho SantanaResponded 18 August 2017

    Hola! Thank you so much for the kind review. We take pride in trying to offer the best services and experiences possible to our guests. We are proud to know that you enjoy the Ranch so much that you've returned several times and have been...More

    Reviewed 14 August 2017

    My family and I recently had the pleasure of spending two weeks at Rancho Santa. In a word--spectacular. We had the good fortune of staying at Villa Escondida. If you can swing it, I highly recommend staying at that property. The views are breath taking...More

    1  Thank brianaN5305BD
    Response from MichelleC_RS, Marketing at Rancho SantanaResponded 18 August 2017

    Hola Briana! We're so glad to hear you and your family enjoyed your time at the Ranch. We agree that the five beaches are each uniquely beautiful and one of the highlights of Rancho Santana and feel so lucky to be able to share the...More

    Reviewed 9 August 2017

    My husband and I traveled to Rancho Santana from Houston May 28-June 3, 2017. It was super easy on Southwest Airlines, with a direct flight into Liberia, Costa Rica, then we took a 12-seater plane through Sansa Airlines over to Costa Esmeralda. The hotel had...More

    1  Thank erbsmom
    Response from MichelleC_RS, Marketing at Rancho SantanaResponded 11 August 2017

    Hola! First of all, thank you for the kind words. It sounds like you were able to enjoy a lot of the activities that make the Ranch such a unique place; we're so glad to hear your stay was comfortable and enjoyable. We do our...More

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    • US$150 - US$500 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Nicaragua >
    • Rivas Department >
    • Tola
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    • Rancho Santana Hotel Popoyo
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    Jessica A
    18 August 2017|
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    Response from Eduardo A | Property representative |
    For proximity to the hub of the ranch which is The Inn, you can stay at a casita, a villa or one of our new residences.
    Jessica A
    10 August 2017|
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    Response from Eduardo A | Property representative |
    There are 5 beaches on the property with each one having unique characteristics. If with kids, Los Perros seems to be the ideal. You have La Taqueria close by, you can buy sand castle toys at the Surf Shop and you can take... More
    4 November 2016|
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    Response from Eduardo A |
    Hola, Yes, there is generally a large influx of children and families over the Christmas/NYE holiday. We have many great family activites and also a Kids Club where children can can do various cool activites while parents... More
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    "The new condos are amazing. 7e had perfect views over the new pool and ocean and it was a very short walk to..."
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    "The views at Villa Escondida are beyond compare"
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