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Buena Vista Surf Club

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Airport Transportation
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Rooftop Terrace
Buena Vista Surf Club is an intimate design eco-lodge at Playa Maderas, San Juan Del Sur. A unique place for both surfers and non-surfers! Surf or learn how to surf or just enjoy the amazing beaches. Enjoy great home cooked, family style dinners with new friends, do yoga or relax at the...
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Playa Maderas | Maderas, Playa Maderas, San Juan del Sur 0000, Nicaragua
40.4 miles to Tamarindo Airport
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Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

This place was amazing and surpassed all our expectations! We had originally found this gem on Instagram somehow and when we were planning our vacation to Central America we decided to make it part of our trip. This was our first time to Nicaragua and...More

Thank swong24
Response from BuenaVistaSurfClub, Manager at Buena Vista Surf ClubResponded June 4, 2018

Jeff and Samantha! THANK YOU both for this wonderful review. We equally have the best things to say about you both. If there was a guest review we would give you both 5 stars :) We really appreciate you both taking the time to write...More

Reviewed May 18, 2018

What can we say? We LOVED this place! We stayed in Cabana #5, and BVSC was the highlight of our trip. We rolled in and instantly felt right at home and settled in by the honour system bar. It's a very relaxed atmosphere and I...More

Thank Courtney_and_Garrett
Response from BuenaVistaSurfClub, Manager at Buena Vista Surf ClubResponded May 20, 2018

Courtney + Garrett! Good to hear from you both, and thank you both so much for this detailed review! So good to hear that even as a arachnophobe you felt home here :) and you are absolutely right, it usually takes a night to get...More

Reviewed April 24, 2018

My husband and I recently spent 3 nights at Buena Visa Surf Club. It was exactly what we needed. The cabanas were beautiful, views were amazing, morning yoga was perfect, and the food was delicious. We are vegan and the wonderful hosts prepared great vegan...More

Thank The Winter B
Response from BuenaVistaSurfClub, Manager at Buena Vista Surf ClubResponded April 25, 2018

Thank you very much for your kind review! We are very pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and that you had such a great farewell from our furry neighbors (monkeys) :) Warm regards from all of us at BVSC

Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

I spent 10 days here and couldnt be happier with my time there. The deck, main lodge, tree houses and bathrooms are all beautiful. The location is serene. Every meal was perfect, eating as a crew with the other guests. The staff were genuine in...More

Thank Jonathan R
Response from BuenaVistaSurfClub, Manager at Buena Vista Surf ClubResponded March 16, 2018

Hola Jonathan! Thank you for your very kind review. It is indeed the nicest compliment to us when our guests feel home here and when they love this place as much as we do. We do hope to welcome you back here! Warmest wishes from...More

Reviewed January 24, 2018

My wife and I stayed here in Jan. Playa Maderas is one of the nicest beaches in the world I have seen (even compared to the Oregon coast). With a gentle break that is good for intermediate to learning surfers. Really enjoyed the communal meals...More

Thank Keith K
Response from BuenaVistaSurfClub, Manager at Buena Vista Surf ClubResponded January 25, 2018

Hola Keith & Rocio! Thank you so much for taking the time to write us a review. Much appreciated. We loved having you and your wife here and are so glad you both enjoyed it! Johnny mentioned how much you were into organic and healthy...More

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Travelers' Choice2018 Winner
GreenLeaders Platinum level
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Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Beachfront
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Free Parking
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
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Bar/Lounge
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Price range
$116 - $142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
$116 - $142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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MeridianPrime
June 27, 2017|
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Response from BVSCNicaragua | Property representative |
Hola, Lunch at the beach is between 5-10USD pp. Beers at the beach approx. 2USD, etc. Hope that helps.
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Jennifer J
December 27, 2016|
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Response from BVSCNicaragua | Property representative |
Hola, Unfortunately we can't accept kids under 16 at the hotel. We would be able to offer you our separate rental house (Oleada) next door. That would be self catered, but we can of course still help you with... More
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saraballantyne
November 2, 2016|
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Response from BuenaVistaSurfClub | Property representative |
Hola, Please email us at info@buenavistasurfclub for availability and rates. Hasta luego, Marc & Marielle
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Room Tips
"Cabana #5 looks straight into the jungle and howlers are right outside in the morning. Amazing."
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"Get a cabina"
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"We stayed in Room 6 and it looked like it was the nicest room of the hotel. Awesome view off the front deck."
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"We were room 4, amazing ocean view"
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