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Dale Dagger Surf Lodge

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30 meters South of Gaviota Restaurant, Playa Gigante, Nicaragua
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Honolulu, Hawaii
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2011

Where do I start? The surf was consistent and amazing..the staff was professional, friendly and accomodating..facilities were clean and functional..Kevin (aka Tom Brady) our surf guide was spot on, scoring Playgrounds by ourselves was definitely a highlight, and he rips!...Kassidy and Ben were the best hosts anyone could ask for, very fun-loving and laid back, made us feel like family..even... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2011

My wife, seven year old son and I stayed at the Dale Dagger surf camp at the end of a three and half week Nicaraguan adventure. The lodge is located on the quiet and beautiful beach cove of Playa Gigante. The plan was for me to surf for a few days while they enjoyed the quiet beach community. We were... More

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Cardiff-by-the-Sea, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2011

Our group of 9 friends, from 50 something has beens to teenage chargers, fell into a dreamland of surf, comraderie, laughter and adventure at Dale Dagger's Surf Lodge. So much more than a surf trip, it was where we created our stories (perhaps fables) that we share every time we get together. From being met at the airport to the... More

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2011

Wow!! What a great trip! I have traveled to many places around the world and this is one place I will be going back. The accomodations, level of service, cleanliness, hospitality, organization, and of course the surf is second to none. Kassidy, Ben, Walter, and the entire crew are awesome!! If you want to have a great time you have... More

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Santa Barbara, California
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2011

I reviewed many surf vacation packages in Nicaragua before deciding on Dale Dagger's Surf Lodge. It completely surpasses all the others! Included in the price are soooo many wonderful perks - 2 boat rides everyday to world class surf breaks, awesome food (3-4 meals a day), clean rooms with comfortable beds, wonderful and sweet cooks, maids, security guard, boat captain,... More

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Wakefield, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2011

I have been to many surf camps and never had this level of treatment. From the food, the surf guides, the boat captains, the camp itself and especially the hospitality of Ben and Kassidy (your hosts). This is a first rate operation that knew how to take care of a bunch of old guys from up North. You won't go... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2011

Ben And Kassidy do everything possible to get you to the right break at the right time while making sure you are well fed. Everything is very low key and relaxed. There are 2 boats and they are always available. I have been to camps where you need to sign up the night before and you can get blocked for... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2011

If you are interested in busy, touristy deluxe vacations then this is not for you. If you want natural beauty, friendly service, good food and a sense of the people and culture AND great surf then this is a great choice for you. The vacation is focused on finding waves that fit your skill set. In between all that you... More

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Encinitas, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2011

Surfers know why Nica is special. The question is where to stay in order to maximize the fun factor. Dale Dagger Surf Lodge is the real deal in terms of getting you to the waves, ensuring you're well fed between sessions, and providing endless beers, laughs and good vibes. Dagger's four decade love affair with Nicaragua has been well chronicled... More

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Arlington, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2011

Beautiful location, comfy accommodations, friendly people, unbelievably good food, warm Pacific waters, boats to the best surf – it really doesn’t get any better than this. The surf lodge has all the conveniences, but none of the hassle of home. Hide tide is 30 yards from the lodge, and sunsets are spectacular. Kassidy and Ben, you guys are the BEST!... More

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Address: 30 meters South of Gaviota Restaurant, Playa Gigante, Nicaragua
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Location: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > Playa Gigante
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Dale Dagger Surf Lodge Nicaragua/Playa Gigante

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