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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been in this place twice and I really liked the view to the Ocean, they have a restaurant upstairs and a Bar downstairs I went straight to the bar I liked the pool, the prices are reasonable. Internet was not good. Hope to visit this place again!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I arrived at Mag Rock after a long journey and was looking forward to a few weeks of surfing and yoga in what looked to be an amazing location. I wasn't disappointed by this - the view is incredible and in terms of proximity to the waves (beginners bay) it couldn't be better. However there are a number of things...

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Ft Lauderdale, FL
Reviewed 1 week ago

First let me preface this review by saying this is somewhat age dependent. If you are a young single looking for a surf vacation with buds, this place is great. If you are a couple looking for a romantic getaway, perhaps look somewhere else. I stayed in one of the apartments overlooking the ocean. The view is definitely top notch....

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Hotel is building new rooms, and there is too much noise, the masons are working from 8am to 4pm and it is impossible to feel relaxed in our room after the surf session of the morning. We complained with the receptionist of the Hotel but apparently they didn't even care, we came here for a vacation trip, I cannot...

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Reviewed February 9, 2017

I came here for a wonderful Wellness Playground Acro yoga retreat and I couldn't be more impressed. View of the Ocean from all sides. This was the most magical location to ever take a yoga retreat. There were plenty of activities to do, or just rest on the beach or by the pool. The food was spectacular at every meal,...

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North Conway, New Hampshire
Reviewed December 12, 2016 via mobile

Place sits on a cliff, overlooking MagRock, Beginner's Bay, Popoyo Beach and whatever else you can see....great place for breakfast, lunch, a sunset cocktail or dinner....themed menus and even a circus occasionally....the yoga room on the third floor and rooms for rent on the north facing cliff... .surfboard rentals and motorbikes.....I even saw a fishing excursion go out. Great place...

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rowland d, host at Magnific Rock, responded to this review

We are really happy to hear this Wandering D! All the very best for you, and hope to see you down here again again ;)

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Reviewed December 1, 2016

First, the place was beautiful and the food was incredible (they must have upped the menu because there were bad reviews about the food.... which turned out to be ALL false....) Second, the people made the experience!!! From the moment I walked in, Keri and Aaron made me feel at home. I was planning on only staying for 2 nights...

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rowland d, Host at Magnific Rock, responded to this review

Thanks for the review Angela. Was a pleasure having you here, we can't wait for you to come back. Fishing part 2

Reviewed November 23, 2016

We stayed in the apartment overlooking the water and just had the best time. Amy and her staff were super helpful, pleasant and accommodating. The food was delicious and we loved the surf and yoga. Will be recommending this place to everyone and trying to come back ASAP. Thank you Magnific Rock for such an amazing holiday!

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rowland d, Host at Magnific Rock, responded to this review

Thanks for the review Lauren, it was great having you guys here. We will be awaiting your return :D

Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Reviewed November 16, 2016

Overall it was a great stay. The service was wonderful and the sunset views were unreal. Dorm rooms were your standard hostel, hot and quite a few bugs and the prices were quite high. MagRock is fairly secluded so the high prices make sense. Would recommend and hope to return.

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rowland d, Owner at Magnific Rock, responded to this review

We are really happy to hear you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to seeing you back soon!

Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

Great food, good drinks but after dark they turn the lights on and it becomes an international insect convention! Every restaurant table has lights above and us swarmed by a million insects. It's unbearable. Insects in your drinks, in your food, landing all over you. Never seen or experienced anything like it. Total disaster and extemely unpleasant.

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rowland d, Owner at Magnific Rock, responded to this review

Really glad to hear you enjoyed the food and drinks! We know the exact night you are referring to - there really were an abnormal number of bugs about! We don't usually have a problem with insects because of the constant offshore winds. We hope to see you back soon to enjoy a true Magnific Rock dining experience!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Popoyo, Nicaragua – a global tourist destination and home to Magnific Rock. Located along the beautiful Emerald Coast, our hotel offers guests an exclusive, inspirational and remarkable experience providing the modern traveler with a variety of accommodation options, a restaurant and bar, 270-degree views of the Pacific Ocean, yoga, surf outdoor activities and more! Come and see one of the most spectacular rock and land formations in all of Nicaragua; relax, unwind and discover an enchanting getaway like no other. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Magnific Rock

Address: End of the road to Playa Popoyo, Popoyo, Nicaragua
Location: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > Popoyo
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Magnific Rock Nicaragua/Popoyo
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“Don't miss out on the open air Cabanas”
shelbym293, Feb 9, 2017 | Read review
“Try to reserve the cabanas on the water or the private suites that are also on the water and a little more tucked away.”
raltamar, Nov 1, 2016 | Read review
“best views and wifi in penthouse, AC in the rooms further away but no wifi. Newly build rooms are awesome with balcony and rocking chairs.”
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pippa7602, Apr 19, 2016 | Read review
“Rent an apartment if you can!”
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77ljb, Dec 31, 2015 | Read review
“dorms, cabins and self contained apartments....”
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