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Playa Maderas | San Juan Del Sur, Playa Maderas, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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Buena Vista Surf Club
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    5 of 5 stars
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    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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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I stayed here for 4 nights and had a wonderful time! The staff were amazing and interesting people who really make the experience, I'm sure all the staff are lovely but I particularly loved meeting Flora, Bart, Ciera and James. They cook the communal meals (which are delicious!) and Bart and James teach surf lessons. Although we... More

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Wainscott, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

BVSC was just great....beautiful accommodations, great food, great people, great guests. We loved the family style dinner. My son had a great relationship with james re surfing lessons. We loved everyone, James, Keira, Bart, Flora, and of course Mariel and mark, Just a great place, We';ll ne back

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Arizona
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We recently stayed at BVSC mainly for surfing and to find a good pot to relax away from the craziness of San Juan del Sur. This place hit everything on my list and is now on top of the list of best vacations. I have so much to say I'm just thankful to Flora and Bart, Cara and James, and... More

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New York City, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We had an amazing stay here. Owners Marielle and Mark, and Flora and Bart were all wonderful, accommodating and great company. The food was delicious, the view spectacular, the cabanas are very cool and eco-friendly. No wifi - but honestly, who wants to check work emails anyway?? You even get monkey wake up calls! Highly recommend...will be def be going... More

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Washington, DC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Such a fabulous experience we had at the BVSC. They may not call them tree houses but we do and we felt like we spent 3 nights in the coolest tree house ever. They are minimal but that's what makes them so wonderful. I was a little nervous about the no screens and possible flying bug problem but it was... More

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

My girlfriend and I stayed here for 4 nights in early June and had a phenomenal time. The property is beautiful and has incredible attention to detail... from the main lodge, to the cabanas, everything was amazing. Our host couple (the property utilizes host couples that work as volunteers) Bart and Flora were perfect hosts, always willing to help us... More

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Boston, Massachusetts
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

We just returned from a phenomenal vacation here and would return without a doubt. The property is beautiful, peaceful, and eco-friendly that highlights Mark and Marielle's dedication to the environment. The visit was beyond our expectations. The food was better than most expensive restaurants we have been to in Boston and our hosts went above and beyond to accommodate our... More

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BVSCNicaragua, Owner at Buena Vista Surf Club, responded to this review

Hola, Thank you for your cool review. You guys were great and it was a lot of fun having you here! Hopefully we can welcome you back soon. It might be difficult, but we'll do our utmost to have good replacements for Bart & Flora...(-: All the best, Marc & Marielle More

2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

We just returned from a (too short) three-night stay at the BVSC. We have traveled all over the world and this was one of our favorite experiences. Thanks so much to our amazing hosts Marielle, Marc, Flora, and Bart! The property is well designed and outfitted with just the right amount of taste and quality while not sacrificing the off-the-grid,... More

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Munich, Germany
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

We had high expectations coming here - maybe too high after reading all these fabulous reviews. We were greeted by the "volunteers" - a young couple from holland (where the owners are from) working there for free and giving surf and yoga lessons (at extra cost). The two dogs, that had ripped apart a monkey the week before (they were... More

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BVSCNicaragua, Owner at Buena Vista Surf Club, responded to this review

Hola, Thank you for your review and we always appreciate all feedback. You seemed to have read all our reviews, so I guess you could have known about the family style dinners, which get mentioned in a lot of them (there's even a few ones in German mentioning it..). We're not trying to hide anything or make our place look... More

Incline Village, Nevada
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

I booked 8 nights at BVSC recently based on reviews from this website. The pictures do not lie! In fact, the photos do not do justice to the beauty and scope of this place. I came with high expectations and left more than impressed! Like many have already said, Marc and Marielle are incredible, sociable hosts/owners and have done one... More

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Address: Playa Maderas | San Juan Del Sur, Playa Maderas, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
Location: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > San Juan del Sur > Playa Maderas
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Buena Vista Surf Club Hotel Playa Maderas
Buena Vista Surf Hotel
Hotel Buena Vista Surf
Buena Vista Surf Club Nicaragua/Playa Maderas, San Juan Del Sur

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