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Rancho Tranquilo

100 yards from Los Zorros School, Nicaragua
Rancho Tranquilo
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

First a comment on the LP entry for this place; Tina sadly passed away. We don't knew her personally but there were people here who were here before and they told us about her. The good news is, the place is now run by Mami and Isabel, two lovely local ladies that have ressurected the place and put love in... More 

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tranquilo has a prime location, right on the beach, with a lovely beachfront bar. The huts were well constructed, and the early morning mangrove boat tour and horse riding along the beach were great activities. Food is vegetarian but you can get chicken and fish elsewhere. Nearby Esperanza was a lot more popular, with a young surfing crowd, but if... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an amazing time here! The cabins are simple but nice. The shared bathrooms are kept clean. mami's vegetarian cuisine is delicious and varied. The bar/common area is a spot that where you will lose hours just relaxing in the hammocks. My wife and I loved rancho tranquilo

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Benalmádena, Andalucia, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Was planning to stay for 2 nights but the place was so tranquilo that I stayed for a week. It had the right buzz, very friendly staff, nice vegetarian food and bar almost on the beach. Price/quality is right and Tina was extremely helpful with everything... I'll be back!!

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Santiago, Chile
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We went to Rancho Tranquilo on the week of semana santa (March 30 2015) to ask if they had space for 7 people including 1 kid for a couple of nights. This is a particularly busy week for tourism-based establishments in Nicaragua and we were aware of that. We go to Nicaragua every year to take our friends (4 sisters... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

It took us a few hours to get there from Leon and it was Hot in those chicken buses!!! However, once we arrived we were happy to have come all the way there. That place isnot lying, it IS tranquillo! We planted our tent under the lemon tree and it was perfect. This place can accommodate a couple of tents... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

This is a place that you either love or don't love. We absolutely loved it. The relaxed atmosphere, the great veggie food made by chef Mami, the beautiful, wide beach and amazing sunsets, the cool bar where we made new friends and had inspiring and fun talks with other guests and of course Tina and her "P.A." Richard...unforgettable. Furthermore, the... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

This is definitely the place to go for a fun, but relaxed time in Jiquilillo. I was traveling solo, but everyone eats family style here round the big tables, and the beach bar provides a great atmosphere too, so you're never left on your own. The owner, Tina, is very welcoming, and the Nicaraguan staff, Mami and Isabel are amazing... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Stayed 3 nights at Rancho Tranquilo. First night in a private cabin with 4 bunkbeds. Matrasses were not that great. Second 2 nights we moved into a private cabin with a queensize bed. This room was nice with good matras, mosquito net. Bathroom Facilities are clean and shared. I took a look at the dorm: it is spacious but some... More 

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Huissen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Good bed, perfect sunset and a quiet beach. We would recommend this place to everybody. Yes you will get a sparkle treatment, yes you will get hugs, yes you will drink and the owner will drink with you. Yes the food is good, thanks to the best chef of Nicaragua, Mammi you are the best. Isabel is the right hand... More 

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