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Surfing Turtle Lodge

Isla Los Brasiles, Poneloya, Nicaragua
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

In spite of the name... no many turtles and not many surf in this place!! Most of the guests do not surf but party :) However... still amazing! The staff was great! Specially the surf instructor, Willbert! I really learnt good surfing techniques with very! Very friendly and very kind! Arriving to the place is also a very cool experience,... More

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to Surfing Turtle Lodge this August and I totally fell in love with the place. If I could pick one place on this earth that would be my paradise, it would be Surfing Turtle Lodge. I stayed there for 10 days and my goal with the trip was to meet new people, relax and have fun. I got... More

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Chapleau, Canada
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

im not a man of many words, but Surfing Turtle earned my review. Things i want people to know about Surfing Turtle Lodge 1) There are turtles that lay eggs along the islands beach. These eggs are usually poached, however Surfing Turtle Lodge has found a solution to this problem and now releases baby turtles back into the ocean. Ask... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for 2 days and 1 night in the big dorm room (16ppl) a few days ago. I really enjoyed my time here and wished I could've stayed for 2 or 3 nights. Despite the things I didn't like I would return here to relax on the beach again with friends. Below I will list what I liked... More

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was Travelling around Central until i came to this place and got absolutley stuck! I dont regret any minute i spent there, this place is just plain amazing. The hostel owner and the staff are super friendly, welcoming and make you feel like home. The location is unreal, a ca. 11 km beach just for your own and the... More

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San Francisco, California
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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

My wife and I visited in July of 2014. We've been traveling through Central America for 5 months and have been in many hostels along the way. We reserved our room online, prior to arriving at the property. We opted for the semi-private room which we thought meant private room with a shared bathroom. Picture, instead, a very large room... More

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Kauai, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

This was one of our favorite places we stayed while in Nica. Everything from the boat ride over to the rickshaw that hauled our gear, the staff, the food and the drinks. Food here was delicious, the drinks were cheap and plentiful. Our group of 5 had a private cabana which was nice and clean. We stayed a total of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Spending the last week of our trip at the lodge was a perfect way to end! Upon arriving we fell easily into the relaxed atmosphere and felt very welcome! The food was great and the staff was even better! Definitely recommend it to all travellers! :)

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

One of the highlights of our trip around Central America!! It is just soo cool and relaxing, not real life out here! The little boat over, the donkey that carries your bag, it is an experience every step of the way!! The staff here are simply the best! It was one of my friends birthdays and he organised a birthday... More

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Granada, Nicaragua
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

Wow, I never knew about a place like STL. So happy my friend really wanted to go here, after she read about it. Nice and quite beach to relax. Never been so relaxed and happy before, wandering around on a beach all by myself.. Then, after all relaxation, fun starts! Accompanied by a campfire, drinks, guitars, the most amazing sky... More

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Address: Isla Los Brasiles, Poneloya, Nicaragua
Location: Nicaragua > Leon Department > Poneloya
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites
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Surfing Turtle Lodge is the only Island solar powered Eco-friendly hostel in Nicaragua’s Pacific Coast. Located only 20 minutes from the historic city of Leon, Nicaragua, and a 5 minute boat ride from the beach town of Poneloya on a beautiful deserted beach in Isla Los Brasiles. The Lodge strikes the perfect balance for everyone: Enjoy the island’s natural beauty while having comfortable, exceptional accommodations and services. ... more   less 
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