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Orquidea del Sur

km 12 Ostinol Road, Playa Yankee | San Juan Del Sur, Playa Yankee, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family of 4 (with two teens) spent 2 nights al Orquidea, and it was perfect. Joanne and Robert were fantastic hosts and the staff is just wonderful. I won't go into a detail review of the accommodations, since others have summarized it very well, but I will say the pictures just don't do it justice. The location, grounds, rooms... More 

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Epping, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have no other words to describe this place. Joanne, Robert and all staff made us feel very welcomed, feel like visiting your old friends. The rooms are large, comfortable and nicely decorated with mixed modern architecture and local Nicaraguan style. The food was fantastic with the genuine home-cooked feeling. In the morning you have a privilege to stroll on... More 

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New Jersey
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57 reviews 57 reviews
12 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014 via mobile

After a long hiatus from writing reviews, this place inspired me! If you are looking for some seclusion and luxury in Central America, this is an excellent location. Joanne, Robert and their staff, created a luxurious option just South of San Juan del Sur (SJDS). The house has the feel of being in the treetops. Tropical birds surround you, and... More 

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Huntington Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

We happened upon this hotel searching for waves and was so impressed, we ended up staying two nights instead of one. The hosts were amazing, their staff accommodating and the place is immaculate. We just wish the surf was better, but that wasn't any fault of the hosts. We heard that when the surf is bigger, the point break in... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Orquidea is an exceptional place for many reasons. The rooms are exceptional. The view of the Pacific is outstanding. The care given to guests is exceptional. The biggest reason Orquidea is such a fine place is because of the hands on care and guidance the owners give in eveything they do. It shows in many wanys. The staff are careing... More 

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Katy, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

My husband I stayed 7 days here - What a great place to escape to! Robert and Joanne really do have a bit of paradise here. The place is immaculately clean, the grounds are beautiful and relaxing. The surrounding area is just as beautiful, the town is a great place to spend the afternoon. Thanks to Sarah, Julio, Alex, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We spent 3 nights at this fantastic romantic getaway and enjoyed every minute. The grounds are gorgeous and the view from the pools is spectacular. The host Robert was very kind and arranged everything for us. We enjoyed spending the day at playa yankee as well as surfing at playa hermosa. The food was top notch - had three lobster... More 

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Killcare, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We spent 3 nights at Orquidea del sur with our 4 children along with fiends of ours and their child. The accommodation is excellent, a very high standard, very comfortable, clean and relaxing. The staff are absolutely lovely, very professional and attentive. The owners, Robet and Joanne, are super nice, helpful and friendly. The food is great and the grounds... More 

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Windsor, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My wife and I stayed at Orquidea del Sur for 7 nights in the middle of May. First off, let me say a huge thank you to Robert, Joanne, Sarah, Ali and the entire staff for making this stay one of most memorable that we have had anywhere. Their dedication to making each and everyone's vacation relaxing, easy and enjoyable... More 

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San Francisco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014 via mobile

My partner and I really enjoyed our stay. The owners and staff are really nice, professional, and hospitable. The owners make sure you have a nice time, they visit your table during breakfast and dinner and have small talk with you and accommodate whatever you need. The views from this place are breathtaking. They have a chef on site, and... More 

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Address: km 12 Ostinol Road, Playa Yankee | San Juan Del Sur, Playa Yankee, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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Location: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > San Juan del Sur > Playa Yankee
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Number of rooms: 5
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Also Known As:
Orquidea Del Sur Hotel Playa Yankee
Orquidea Del Sur Nicaragua/Playa Yankee

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