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Punta Teonoste Surf & Turtle Resort

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2012

6 of my Friends and I spent a few days here over new years eve. The hotel itself is ok. The private beach is nice. The food is not the best. But the resort has armed guards for a reason. There is a small village just outside the hotel that is extremely poor and desperate. While traveling to the resort... More 

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PuntaTeonoste, Propietario at Punta Teonoste Surf & Turtle Resort, responded to this review

Dear traveler, It is always a great pleasure for us to welcome any guest and provide the best possible service at Hotel Punta Teonoste. Our hotel has a great location right in front a splendid beach, where all areas are completely open, with no fences or walls closing the access in all surrounding the property. This applies to the beach,... More 

Rio Linda, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2011

My husband and i enjoyed our stay here. It started out a little odd, we had set up a transfer to the hotel from airport and the Marlon was there to pick us up, but we had been expecting a different vehicle. But they had car trouble of sorts and the the Chef Janine's husband I believe Francious (not sure... More 

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PuntaTeonoste, Gerente at Punta Teonoste Surf & Turtle Resort, responded to this review

Dear Traveller, Thanks a lot for your comments. We apologize once again for the transportation inconvenience. We regularly offer transportation in our Toyota Prado 4x4 with A/C, but as you mentioned, we had an unexpected problem. We feel pleased you enjoyed our food. Our restaurant prices are higher than the average in Nicaragua, but we use only the best possible... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2011

What a strange place this hotel is! First of all let me tell about the very beautiful beach, all privat, and the very friendly staff members. The swimming pool is great and the food is very good. It was magical to see a turtle in the night on the beach with more than 70 eggs. As already other people told,... More 

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PuntaTeonoste, Propietario at Punta Teonoste Surf & Turtle Resort, responded to this review

Dear Traveller, Thank you very much for all your critics! People like you give us a hand to grow and improve our service and offer. We understand from your comment, that we do have the essentials to have a great place, but we need to work on important details too! Believe me, ever since we read your comment we have... More 

Boston, MA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2011

First, what's good about this place: it's set on a gorgeous, fine sand beach that is totally private. The waves are perfect for body surfing and boogie boarding. There doesn't seem to be an undertow to worry about. They have a turtle protection program, so we got to see baby Olive Ridleys being released into the ocean. The food is... More 

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PuntaTeonoste, Director General at Punta Teonoste Surf & Turtle Resort, responded to this review

[--] Dear Traveler, Thank you for taking your time to write a report about our resort. As you could check during your trip to Nicaragua, our country is still a destination off the beaten path. This means that we are still working hard to place our country on the touristic map. I must honestly admit that at Punta Teonoste, we... More 

Sutter Creek, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2011

We were SHOCKED by the cost of breakfast at this place! One very small bowl of granola with a few pieces of bread, 2 cups of coffee and one bloody mary cost $30 US!! We were the only patrons in this large restaurant and when we got the check we realized why. Plus the place is like a ghost town;... More 

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PuntaTeonoste, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Punta Teonoste Surf & Turtle Resort, responded to this review

Dr. Mrs. Carole, Thank you very much for your comments about the Hotel, we really appreciate it. Le Café De Paris Restaurant has been recognized internationally for the french cuisine and exquisite food, is our pleasure to offer to our client a piece of heaven in every bite. We hope to see you soon. Best regards, Punta Teonoste More 

Portland, OR
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2011

$100 a night for each person . . . the beach is gorgeous and the open air lobby is neat. Beyond that, it's not worth $40 each. Rooms might have been nice in the 1980s, but no updates since them. Bugs and hornets galore - not just because it's a tropical environment but because the rooms aren't used very frequently.... More 

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LA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2010

This hotel is a MUST for anyone who comes to Nicaragua. Set beautifully on a spectacular pink sand beach as private as you can get. Fantastic light, accommodation and service. I love it and i go there every time I am in Nicaragua, and I definitely recommend it. It is a HIDDEN TREASURE!!!

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Lima, Peru
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2010

Punta Teonoste is magical. Far away from Managua's messy and stressful urbanization, a resort to enjoy with friends or partner or both!!!. After a wonderful dinner with chef brought from heaven (she will make sure herself that you are pleased with the food, which is very refined), we had drinks watching full moon around the pool, slept hearing the waves... More 

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Apex, North Carolina, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2010

A truly unbelievable location for the price! For about $100/night we had a private 2 story hut on the beach! The other guests were on the other side of the resort which is big enough that you never had to cross paths. The lodging was a hut (i.e. shutters only, no AC, thatched roof, etc) including a bathroom that was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2009

We went in November 2008 to Punta Teonoste in Nicaragua! The road was terrible so the taxidriver we hired had to stop half way.. So we maked a phone call at the reception of the hotel and they where picking us up without any problem and didn't had to pay for it. When we entered the hotel it was so... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Punta Teonoste Surf & Turtle Resort is an exclusive boutique property located on the southwestern coast of Nicaragua known as the Pacific Riviera.Our spectacular beachfront setting is nestled amidst the quaint, authentic fishing village of El Astillero and Popoyo, Nicaragua’s premier surf break.It is a secluded destination where travelers can experience the beauty of the area, the sounds, the breezes, the wildlife, the local culture and people; all without distraction of the stimuli that has become familiar in daily life.Recognized as one of only four properties in Nicaragua verified by the Rainforest Alliance, our ecological concept resists conventional lodging without compromising comfort and modern convenience.Punta Teonoste remains committed to creating and maintaining an attractive and responsible environment while also preserving the natural beauty of future generations.The chic design merges contemporary elements while respecting and embracing the surrounding nature. The public areas and bungalows also featurelocal art and design influences with some surprising subtle touches of select works representing Nicaragua, Honduras, Panama, Guatemala, Brasil, and Ghana. The result of this synergy and style is a sophisticated destination offering exceptional comfort and relaxation along with a touch of adventure. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Punta Teonoste Surf & Turtle Resort

Address: Del puente de Salinas 6 km hacia el Astillero, Tola 505, Nicaragua (Formerly Punta Teonoste, Nature Lodge & Beach Spa)
Location: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > Tola
Price Range: $99 - $139 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Punta Teonoste Surf & Turtle Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 16
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Also Known As:
Punta Teonoste, Nature Lodge & Beach Hotel Tola
Punta Teonoste, Nature Lodge And Beach Spa
Punta Teonoste Surf & Turtle Resort Nicaragua/Tola
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