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Woodstock, Georgia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

I went back to Giant's Foot for 2nd year in a row. 1rst year was top rate (see Best Surf Trip Ever from 2015 on Tripadvisor) and had expectations for another fantastic trip. I was not disappointed. I was picked up promptly at the airport and had a pleasant trip to Giant's Foot which took about 2 hours. Check in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

I was at Giant's Foot for ~7 days and had a great time throughout my time there. Great waves, people, food, and overall experience. Jared, Kevin, Paul, and Carter made sure I got on the right waves for my skill level and were quick to offer much needed pointers. I also went spearfishing with Conrad and Armando which was intense,... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

What can I say, friendly, flexible, clean, tidy, comfortable, relaxing and accommodating. Was picked up at the airport as expected by a taxi who does pickups for the camp all the time so is reliable and safe. It's 2 hour journey from Managua Airport, first part of the journey in main roads but the last bit as you get towards... More 

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Woodstock, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

I went to Giant's Foot Surf April 15th through April 25th 2015. The experience was everything that was advertised on the web site. The rooms were not large but clean as adverstised. The bed was a single and very confortable including the pillows. The water was not heated but warmed by the sun so didn't notice it wasn't heated. The... More 

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Fort Pierce, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Ana amazing place to really experience Nicaragua. Staff are some of the nice people I have had the pleasure to surf with and were extremely experienced and knew exactly what they were doing. Got to go to whatever break was the best that day, which they would always know. Amazing food homemade right in front of me. Recommend to anyone,... More 

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Longview, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

If you have ever wanted to run away to a remote beach to lay in a hammock or indulge your surfer girl fantasy this is your place. Went with a group of friends who gathered from around the world for New Years. Even in the off season this place was amazing. Great patio to gather or plenty of space to... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

This place is the perfect getaway. I went with a group of friends who were not all able to arrive on the same day (there were 11 of us total). The Giant's Foot staff carefully coordinated lodging in Managua until we were all present and able to travel to the Playa Gigante together. Bryce, the owner, coordinated a very comfortable,... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015 via mobile

Had an amazing stay at Giants Foot. Bruce was helpful and responsive from the initial booking process, through the to welcoming us in Playa Gigante. Surf instruction (we were beginners and had two sessions per day with Duff, the most patient, helpful and fun man alive) facilities, food (tons of it thanks to Mikaela, who even taught us how to... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

It's been two weeks since I left GFS and I'm ready to go back. This was easily one of the best trips I've taken. I was somewhat nervous to travel as a solo female to Nicaragua, but the staff allayed my fears immediately. In the interest of keeping this short, some highlights - location/accommodations: clean, safe, A/C in the rooms,... More 

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Castro Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

I spent a week at Giant Surf with a friend of mine, both of us total surfing novices, but we had great instructors, all who taught us different things, and we eventually got up which was so rewarding! Could not have done it without their great instruction. The location is also good for experienced surfers as the instructors will take... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Giant's Foot Surf is a cozy surf lodge nestled on the beach in Playa Gigante. We have 3 guest rooms with private bathrooms, a living room with lots of books, movies galore, and a flatscreen TV, and an outdoor dining area. Our sandy backyard is strewn with hammocks to relax in after your surf sessions. Our boat, Vale, waits in the bay to take you to the nearby breaks. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Giant's Foot Surf

Address: Tercera Casa del Estero Sur, Playa Gigante, Nicaragua
Location: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > Playa Gigante
Price Range: $400 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
Also Known As:
Giant`s Foot Surf Hotel Playa Gigante
Giant's Foot Surf Nicaragua/Playa Gigante
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