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The Maderas Village

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Maderas Beach, San Juan del Sur 230492, Nicaragua
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I an travelling in Nicaragua with my friend and we have stayed at very nice places in Granada and Laguna de Apoyo. Madeiras Village was a real disappointment instead. First of all the place is not on the beach and there is only one room, the penthouse, that has a real beach view.The pictures on the website are very misleading.... More 

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Alp, Spain
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I normally travel the world based on guide recommendations such as Lonely planet. I let myself tempted by more modern ways this time with Nicaragua and I have to say that after my experience at Maderas Village I felt that it was necessary to sign up in Trip Advisor. The marketing of this place in Instagram and other digital tool... More 

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Valemount
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff was amazing and took us on their adventures with us. They were always helpful in planning the next leg of our trip, transportation or and daily activities we wished to do. I even got free surf lessons from one. Morning yoga is a must after a late night of relaxing and socializing with all the other like minded... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

The place is very cool, on a hilltop that only off road vehicles can get to. Then you get a well built hut and hear monkeys all night. Which does not bother (makes you feel one with nature.) If you surf like me there is a great break down the hill at maderas beach. Cool locals, cheap beers. All in... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Maderas Village is for all those souls who enjoy moments of solitude as much as the ones in community where you get to connect with people sharing your same vision. This eco hotel screams LIFE and creativity more than any other hotel I’ve visited so far. It is a place where guests can forget about work, stress, or any issues... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

I stayed 10 days and had a great time. Nature trail that takes you right to the beach of Playa Maderas where you can walk to 3 different beaches. We went into town and chartered boats with Nica Surf exploring up and down the Coast including some spots that you will never forget. Incredible people, the best of times and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

I wrote a review about one year ago next month. My general sentiments haven't changed. Just go. I always overpack. Trust me when I say all you need is a pair of sneakers/sandals, a swimsuit and a shirt. It's exactly what you need and it's gotten even better over the last year. They have about double the staff now so... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

We had such a beautiful time at Maderas. The ocean, sun and breeze are all incredible. Communal meals, boat trips, hikes and morning yoga gave us the opportunity to leave the city behind and simply reconnect. Staff and guests are all very cool. Maderas Village is extremely special.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

My fiance and I recently got engaged in Maderas. For starters the staff was helpful, caring, accommodating, and familial. The environment was relaxing with the perfect blend of social life and privacy. The family dinners were a wonderful way to meet other travelers, chat about local attractions, and generally bask in the unique community they've built. They offer various trips... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I went to Maderas because my friend chose it. It seemed a little too "hippie" for me, but I thought it would be an interesting and relaxing experience. I ended up loving it. You can engage as much or as little as you would like with the people that work there and other guests. There is no pressure to socialize... More 

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