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Tercera Casa del Estero Sur | Gigante, Playa Gigante 00000, Nicaragua
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  • Location
    4.5 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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Houston, Texas
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's been two weeks since I left GFS and I'm ready to go back. This was easily one of the best trips I've taken. I was somewhat nervous to travel as a solo female to Nicaragua, but the staff allayed my fears immediately. In the interest of keeping this short, some highlights - location/accommodations: clean, safe, A/C in the rooms,... More

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Castro Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

I spent a week at Giant Surf with a friend of mine, both of us total surfing novices, but we had great instructors, all who taught us different things, and we eventually got up which was so rewarding! Could not have done it without their great instruction. The location is also good for experienced surfers as the instructors will take... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Spent two weeks with these guys and had loads of fun. Crew is very fun loving and knows how to have fun and made me feel very welcome. Food is great and the rooms are cleaned every day. Only complaint I can say about this place is that Bryce gave away a spoiler to Games of Thrones. (Haha, you knew... More

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

Best camp you'll find in Nicaragua! Went down there solo and had a blast. Great staff, really made me feel like part of the crew. Good food, beautiful location and most importantly great surf. Highly recommend flying down and spending some time with these dudes and getting in some barrels. Wont find a better deal!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

We stumbled upon Giant's Foot looking for a good place to learn to surf. Depending on the time of year, Playa Gigante can be great for beginners like us or experienced surfers looking for a challenge. Ask Bryce if its a good time for your skill level. We spent 4-5 hours in the ocean every day and could have done... More

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Stanford, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2014

I stayed here solo as a beginner surfer and did the beginner package. The surf guides are great people and fun to hang out with, but this area is not very good for beginners, especially during the time of year that I went. They have a limited selection of boards and for most beginners it would be a longboard, but... More

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2013

This was seriously one of the best trips I've ever had. I came down for a week over Thanksgiving and had a blast thanks to Bryce and the entire crew at GFS. They really are like a family there and they welcomed us with open arms. Within a day we felt like we were integrated into the local community. Those... More

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Danville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

I came down for a week long surf trip and Giant's Foot far exceeded my expectations. Bryce, the owner, was phenomenal- he played the perfect role of guide, host, and friend- introducing us to everyone in town, taking us to locals-only parties, chatting at night, playing board games...it was like reliving the first week of college. The surfing was great.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013 via mobile

I had a great time at Giants Foot Surf this past summer!!! Everything was taken care of. We were woken up right on time every morning (I say on time because yes they did ask every day what we preferred to do). This was my second trip to GFS, and I was surprised yet again at how easy everything was.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013 via mobile

I had a great time at giants foot! The guys were awesome and really made me feel at home. I traveled solo but had so much fun hanging with the crew. They were very knowledgable about surfing and really helped me improve my skillz. The food was tasty and the hammocks are super comfortable for relaxing with a cold beer... More

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Address: Tercera Casa del Estero Sur | Gigante, Playa Gigante 00000, Nicaragua
Location: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > Playa Gigante
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Giant`s Foot Surf Hotel Playa Gigante
Giant's Foot Surf Nicaragua/Playa Gigante

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Giant's Foot Surf is a cozy surf lodge nestled on the beach in Playa Gigante. We have 3 guest rooms with private bathrooms, a living room with lots of books, movies galore, and a 42" flatscreen TV, and an outdoor dining area. Our sandy backyard is strewn with hammocks to relax in after your surf sessions. Our boat, Vale, waits in the bay to take you to the nearby breaks. ... more   less 
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