We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
other travelers have booked this property

Villa Pavela, unique open-air concept by the beach

Welcome to Villa Pavela
3.5 of 5 bubbles
3 reviews
Welcome to Villa Pavela
Welcome to Villa Pavela
Welcome to Villa Pavela
Welcome to Villa Pavela
Exterior shower
El Mono
North view from terrace
View from top of stairs towards Remanso Bay
Terrace - living room with view of the Bay
Terrace - living room - looking towards the kitchen
After sunset
Fresh, home baked bread
Screened corridor with view towards terrace
Screened corridor
2-piece bathroom off the screened corridor
Second bedroom - sleeps 5
Second bedroom - sleeps 5
Shower and change area in second bedroom
Master bedroom with king size bed
3-piece master bathrom
Master bedroom patio with mountain views
View towards garden and mountains
Our cacti collection
Our cacti collection
Our own papayas
Remanso Bay
Remanso Bay - the beach
Our beach at sunset
This property is not available for these dates.
Don't give up! Inquire about other rentals just like this one that are available -
Show all rentals available
Villa -
2 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 7
San Juan del Sur, Rivas Department
Please do not judge us on our last review, which succeeded in destroying our business on this site for years.
Accurate reviews of our property and our reputation can be found online by simply looking up the property name. Many thanks :)

Only a two minute easy walk to the beach and a 10 minute drive to San Juan del Sur, Villa Pavela offers a private, relaxing setting for the perfect tropical beach vacation.
Our house design inspiration came from the traditional Nicaraguan open-air living concept. To this we added a contemporary architectural vocabulary and a few modern comforts, such as hot water and optional AC. For your comfort and security the Villa is permanently staffed. Our staff live on the property in separate quarters. For a fee, Eliza our housekeeper, offers laundry, shopping and cooking services. House cleaning is included and...
Read more
About the Owner, Elzbieta F
Languages spoken: English, Italian, French, Spanish
Response Rate: 80 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 10 days ago
Listed since : Jan 2013
Overall rating: 3.5 / 5.0
Based on 3 reviews and 1 property
Contact Owner See more properties
Listing #FKN2377602 by: FlipKey
Reviews from our community
 of 5 bubbles
3.5 of 5 bubbles Average - based on 3 reviews
Write a Review

Reviews from our community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Any
English first
Panama City, Panama
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2013 for a stay in August 2013
person found this review helpful

We had a great stay at Villa Pavela from August 10-13. Communication with the owner was efficient. The caretaker family were kind. The first time we went to use the shower in the middle guest room, the hot water handle literally blew off the wall. The owner says we should have checked items before use to make sure they work. So, how are we to check faulty plumbing without turning on? Owner accuses us of...

Management response:

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Villa Pavela. We are happy you had a great experience. The 17, 5 star reviews we have accumulated over...


Report response as inappropriate
Esteli, Nicaragua
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 1, 2013 for a stay in July 2013

We spent a great vacation here. I liked the terrace with rocking chairs and hammock. My wife loved the pretty and well organized kitchen. We wanted to stay a few days more! It should be very difficult to maintain such a beautiful place in the secluded area of Nicaragua. Thank you. Some points to be improved: 1. The western side of the house gets very hot in the afternoon because it is exposed to the...

Management response:

Thank you for taking the time to submit your review. Maintaining a high standard of accommodations and services while keeping competitive rental rates has always been our number one goal....


Report response as inappropriate
A FlipKey verified reviewer
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 22, 2013 for a stay in February 2013

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Blender
  • Books
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cots:(1)
  • Dining Seats (10)
  • Double Beds:(2)
  • En Suite Rooms (1)
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Hairdryer
  • Highchair
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (4)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Ocean Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Patio
  • Private Yard
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Single Beds:(1)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Stove
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Water Views
  • Wi-Fi
  • Pets Allowed:
  • Smoking Allowed:
  • Kid Friendly:
Show Rates

Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Dates Min stay Per night Per week Per month
Default 2 nights
Dec 23, 2016 -
Jan 8, 2017
Christmas and New Years
7 nights
Hide Rates
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: Augusto C. Sandino (MGA): 100.0 mi
Ferry: San Jorge - ferry to Ometepe: 29.8 mi
We are a 2 hour drive from Managua airport. There are at least 6 car rentals at the airport. There are also several shuttle bus services.<BR><BR>You can also fly into Liberia, Costa Rica. It's roughly a 1 hour taxi drive ($60-80) to the border. You can pick up a rental car on the Nicaraguan side or we can send our trusted taxi driver for you (US$40). Villa Pavela is a 1 hour drive from the border.<BR>Crossing the border may take from 1/2hour to an hour. You cannot bring a rental car from Costa Rica into Nicaragua.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby, Nearest Beach: 0.2 mi.
About this property
How do I know if the property is available?
First, check the Availability tab on this page to see if your dates are available. If they are, contact the owner via the TripAdvisor Rental Inbox to confirm availability.
How can I contact the owner?
Initially, you may contact the owner via the TripAdvisor Rental Inbox. This inbox is created after you send your first message or booking request to the owner. After you've made your first payment, you'll be able to see the owner's contact information.
How will the owner contact me?
This owner will contact you via the TripAdvisor Rental Inbox.
What if I don't hear back from the owner?
You can send another message via the TripAdvisor Rental Inbox to ask if the property is still available.
How do I pay?
For this property, please use a credit card to pay via the TripAdvisor Rental Inbox. Once the owner approves your stay, he or she will send you a quote, which will include payment instructions.
Is my payment insured in any way?
Yes. Payments made via the TripAdvisor inbox are covered by our Payment Protection.
Do you own a vacation rental? List it here.
Extra income
Earn money by renting out your home. With no up-front fees and no contract, you keep more for yourself.
Easy to manage
Confirm bookings in one click and track everything from inquiry to check-out – even while you're on the go.
Trusted by travelers
With millions of reviews and protected online payments, TripAdvisor helps travelers book your home with confidence.
Set up your free listing
Enter dates for more accurate prices
2 guests
Book Now
16 travelers
viewed this property in the past week
this property has payment protection
Never pay for your vacation rental by wire transfer.
Learn more about paying safely.