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Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort

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Empalme de El Valle, 991.5 m al Este, San Juan del Sur 47008, Nicaragua (Formerly Surf Ranch Action Sports Resort)
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Surf ranch is one of the best places in "san juan del sur" to relax and have fun with friends, family or couples.. Perfect to have an awesome weekend. they got a very nice people working there, very kind and friendly..they got a nice pool and skate park and really good food and lot of things that you will love..... More 

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Thank christinacedeno
lukeboychuk, Owner at Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for staying with us at the Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort. It is great to hear that you enjoyed your time here, especially the pool, skate park, food and more. We look forward to your return in the near future. Thank you. More 

Kelowna, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our visit to the Surf Ranch Hotel and Resort to be one of our most enjoyable experiences we have had in a long time. I would not consider ourselves young and adventuresome, however, we enjoyed watching others rock wall climbing, jumping into the air bag and we were even there for a skateboard competition. The energy was very infectious. We... More 

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Thank Holly B
lukeboychuk, Owner at Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest It is great to see that you enjoyed your stay with us at the Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort and we are always honored to have you stay with us anytime. We look forward to having your group back down for your 60th birthdays! Would be an honor! Thank you. Until next time, More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently spent some time at the beautiful relaxing spot with Food and drinks my boyfriend and some of his family members. The pool is spectacular and we spent a lot of time lounging around in the sun with cocktails. The staff from the resort were very friendly and helpful in every regard. There is a shuttle service that takes... More 

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lukeboychuk, Owner at Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for the great review, I am glad you enjoyed the Surf Ranch. Yes the pool and cocktails are my favorite part too! Glad to know that you enjoyed the shuttle service, staff, drinks and food. Thanks again, and we look forward to your return! All the best. More 

San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a wonderful stay at the Surf Ranch Resort! The staff were exceptionally friendly and always willing to help! The resort has a beautiful swimming pool area with a bar in the water! The drinks were flowing and TOO MANY good times were had! I would strongly recommend a stay here if you are into adventure sports and a... More 

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Thank beckykriedemann
lukeboychuk, Owner at Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for staying with us at the Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort. It is great to hear you enjoyed many great experiences and good times. Thank you for the great feedback and we look forward to your return. Thank you. More 

Managua, Nicaragua
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I recently spent three weeks at the Surf Ranch and enjoyed every minute. The staff were all really friendly and accommodating and even took the time to help out with a few impromptu Spanish lessons! The pool is the definite highlight and features a wrap-around bar, perfect for lazy afternoon Pina Coladas. Situated just 8 minutes from the centre of... More 

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Thank cameronduncanco
lukeboychuk, Owner at Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for staying with us at the Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort for 3 weeks. I am glad you enjoyed your stay, the staff, shuttles and the pina coladas! Thank you for letting us know that you had a great time and we look forward to your return. All the best. More 

Lake Tahoe (California), California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I had such a great stay the Surf Ranch. The staff was friendly and the accommodations were wonderful! We enjoyed the shuttle service that would take us to the beach or to town and loved hanging out by the pool in the afternoon. The grilled garlic fish was a great dinner choice and the drinks were delicious!... More 

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Thank mjalexander89
lukeboychuk, Owner at Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest It was great to meet you and your boyfriend. I am glad to hear you had a great time at the Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort, and that you enjoyed the shuttles, pool, food and drinks. We look forward to having you stay with us the next time you return. Thank you. More 

Lake Tahoe (California), California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriend and I just spent 11 days at the surf ranch in San Juan Del sur, Nicaragua. We had a really great time surfing, adventuring around, and hanging in town. We also really enjoyed hanging at the surf ranch surrounding out daily activities. The place was well staffed with friendly, helpful, and informative crew who were quick to help... More 

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Thank DanandMegan
lukeboychuk, Owner at Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for staying with us at the Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort. It was great to meet you guys and discuss the Surf Ranch vision over dinner. It is great to hear that you enjoyed the staff, pool, and that you got to make a lot of friends with other guests at the resort. Thank you for... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Note: My wife is Nicaraguan, and I have lived in Nicaragua. With that said: when staying at ANY hotel in Nicaragua (even the best ones) if you have anything of value you must carry it with you, or it must be locked in a safe when you leave the room because the maids or anyone who has access to the... More 

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Thank neil w
lukeboychuk, General Manager at Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for booking with us, however it is unfortunate that you decided not to stay a night and experience the resort. I would also like to point out that this is the first time we have heard from you, as we have not received an email requesting a refund. I can see that you have written this... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

I booked the all-inclusive 5 night yoga package. Everyone was super friendly. Most of the staff spoke English-which worked out nicely for me as I don't speak Spanish, but there was a little language barrier with a couple of the bar-tenders. The included drinks were good-I asked for blended watermelon with rum and no sugar-it was a staple for me.... More 

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lukeboychuk, Owner at Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for the great review, I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us. By the way, house cleaning is daily and free. I just called our manager to find out why they only cleaned your room once. This is very rare and I do apologize, for whatever the reason is. We are having a meeting with... More 

San Leandro, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

The staff was very friendly and the pool and bar are nice BUT the resort is too far from the beach. The free shuttle into town is rather limited and sometimes does not show up and they don't answer the phone so you end up having to take a taxi. The all inclusive meals are not worth eating so it... More 

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Thank Jan1260
lukeboychuk, Public Relations Manager at Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for staying with us, however it is unfortunate that you left us a 1 out of 5 review, as you told the reception and manager that you were having a great time and that there was no problems. Can you please let me know what led you to leaving a 1 out of 5, or was... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Surf Ranch in San Juan Del Sur, features Nicaragua's largest skateboard park, rock climbing wall, private gym, airbag jump, volleyball court, world class restaurant & bar, swimming pool & swim up bar, poolside cabanas, standard rooms, villas, and deluxe condos. The Surf Ranch offers many extreme sports and activities such as surfing, skateboarding, sailing, fishing, yoga, rock climbing and more. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort

Address: Empalme de El Valle, 991.5 m al Este, San Juan del Sur 47008, Nicaragua (Formerly Surf Ranch Action Sports Resort)
Location: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > San Juan del Sur
Price Range: $66 - $149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 26
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