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All 42 San Juan del Sur B&Bs / inns

Playa Hermosa Beach Hotel

Camino Ostional 6.6KM al Sur de SJDS, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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West Kelowna, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Unreal beach and surf. Lots of tables and hammocks set up to lounge in the shade. Our room was pretty good. We had a private room upstairs with balcony and ocean view. Decently clean but wide open ceilings so easily can hear all your neighbors in the rooms next door. Restaurant food was okay but the kitchen and bar both... More

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Trondheim, Norway
18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

- Good value for a secluded beach. Its the only place to stay in Hermosa. Dont expect a resort, your not paying for that here. - Beautiful secluded beach - Big area with loads of nice hangout places, hammocks etc. - Great surfing for begginers. Only a couple of people out in the waves early morning and late evening before... More

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Antigua, Guatemala
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This Hotel was really disappointing, after reading great reviews and a ridiculous price for Nicaragua ($20 shared dorm room price) my friends and i slept terribly. Upon arrival the sheets were stained with some animal carcasses hanging in the mosquito nets, which in hindsight should have been a tip off. One of my friends got a terrible case of bed... More

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Clovis, California
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

We loved the idea of staying in the mountains near the beach. That part was very accurately protrayed and lovely. The cabins are extremely rustic and there are zero frills in the room. You will have a king sized bed with mosquito netting- which is very very imporant there. Cold water in the shower- to be expected. I could see... More

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Los Angeles, California
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

We did not stay here but came three days for the waves. Great staff, good amount of shade options, which are too far between in Nicaragua. Surprisingly excellent food and cheap. Lobster tails, garlic shrimp, chicken wings. All really good. And a good bar to boot.

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Puerto Viejo de Talamanca, Costa Rica
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013 via mobile

This place is amazing! Its one of the most beautiful beaches i have ever visited and the waves are consistent and hallow, just perfect for surfers of any level. This hotel is the only one at the beach, playa hermosa, which means that you have the waves all to yourself before and after the shuttles arrive from san Juan del... More

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Houston, Texas
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
25 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

The hotel sits on the most beautiful beach I have ever seen on the Pacific. The water was clear down to about 8 feet and had an emerald tint to it. It's in the middle of a national park and there's nothing but deserted beach and trees around so there's not much to do here but that's the point. I... More

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Portland, Oregon
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013

Stayed with my family of 4 in one of the ocean-view suites. Truly amazing beach and awesome to be able to check the surf right from your hotel room. The beds are comfortable and bathrooms decent for such a rustic out of the way place. The kids were psyched to walk out the door and hit the beach. At first,... More

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Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

Great place to stay for a few days to learn surfing or just to get away. This is the only hotel on the beach and is a popular location for day trips/surf lessons; there will be lots of surfers during the day but the beach really quiets down after 4pm. Perfect if coming with a group of friends as it... More

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Howth, Ireland
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
21 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

We stayed there four nights before crossing the border to Guanacaste in Costa Rica. Playa Hermosa is a few klms out of SJDS but that is a good thing as you are away from tourist traps and rows of bars and restaurants. It is a private beach from what I could gather with access restricted to hotel guests and those... More

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Also Known As:
Playa Hermosa Beach Hotel Nicaragua/San Juan Del Sur
Address: Camino Ostional 6.6KM al Sur de SJDS, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
Location: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > San Juan del Sur
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #20 of 42 B&Bs / Inns in San Juan del Sur
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
This hotel is part of the Playa Hermosa Surf Camp. 3km of gorgeous private beach is your front yard. 4 rooms with 5 beds each and 4 x doubles upstairs. Surf, horseback ride on the beach, or just relax on the beach where Survivor Nicaragua was filmed... ... more   less 

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