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La Veranera - Playa El Coco

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, Playa El Coco, San Juan del Sur, 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My girlfriend and I made a stop here last week during our stop through Nicaragua. We had the entire place to ourselves and truly felt as if we owned the house for those few days. The home itself is stunning and the surrounding area is far away enough away from everything where you'll feel like you've truly escaped the hectic... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

House, Rooms, People, Service all great! The scenery and the beach are indescribable, the pictures really don`t lie. We found the place through tripadvisor and were planning on staying three nights and then travel on. The problem was that everything and everyone was so great, beautiful and nice we didn`t want to leave. So we simply had to stay there... More 

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Fishing-Nicaragua, Manager at La Veranera - Playa El Coco, responded to this review

Thanks so much for the great review guys! It was a pleasure having you with us and we're glad you enjoyed your stay. We hope to see you again! More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Lovely guesthouse on pristine, uncrowded Pacific beach 30 min. down a dirt road. Impressive surf. Remote and relaxing, but not for those who need lots of amenities - wireless was spotty and power went out for a couple of hours one night. Good, unpretentious food, honor bar with $2 beers. We loved it!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 via mobile

Very beautiful house, wonderful beach, great host and excellent breakfast We really enjoyed our stay in the house. Nick was very helpful and good company, thanks Nick! If you travel south to Costa Rica enjoy the lonely beach with so little tourists!!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We had a wonderful three day stay at La Veranera. Playa El Coco is beautiful and we had it mostly to ourselves. The beach was great for swimming, with big crashing waves. There are also nice little hikes near the beach and it's great for exploring. Food options are a bit limited, but the manager Nick flips a mean burger... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Beautiful, ranch style hacienda just steps from the beach with scenic views all around. There are a handful of guest rooms available so it feels very private, and there were times when I was the only person in sight on the amazing beach of Playa El Coco. The ‘tipico’ breakfast (included) and prepared by Gonzalo was fantastic, and I opted... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Nick, Ina and Jim made our stay incredibly lovely. They welcomed us as if we were old friends. Ina helped us coordinate massages and pedicures in San Juan Del Sur and even did yoga with us on the beach.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

My girlfriend and I stayed here for two nights and had a great, relaxing time. The beach is incredibly beautiful and private. The owners weren't present when we were there, but the caretaker, Gonzales, took good care of us. He prepared any meals we required, and if we preferred, we would eat at a decent restaurant next door. The Nacatamales... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

A friend had recommended we visit Playa el Coco, which we were going to do as a day trip from Playa Gigante, but when our stay in Gigante wasn't all we had hoped for, we quickly rerouted and found La Veranera. It was obviously fate - La Veranera had not one, but all rooms available, so we had the place... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

My wife and I had a perfect honeymoon at La Veranera. We wouldn't change a thing. Nick, the host, is a great cook and an all-around good dude - it was a pleasure hanging out with him, and he took care of anything we could've needed (meals, transportation, etc.) Only thing to know going in - our room (El Mar)... More 

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Fishing-Nicaragua, Manager at La Veranera - Playa El Coco, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the positive review! We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again sometime. As for the ants and geckos, we are very sorry you experienced this issue. Since your stay, the room has been ridded of ants and consequently there are no longer geckos either. Once again, we are... More 

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