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    Buena Vista Surf Club

    Playa Maderas | San Juan Del Sur, Playa Maderas, San Juan del Sur 0000, Nicaragua
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    Traveller (246)
    Room & Suite (81)
    Pool & Beach (24)
    • Excellent91%
    • Very good5%
    • Average2%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible1%
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    “tree house” (28 reviews)
    “other guests” (42 reviews)
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Rooms
    Airport Transportation
    Rooftop Terrace
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    1 - 5 of 313 reviews

    Reviewed 9 September 2017

    I was skeptical about staying here at first due to the amenities that I'm used to back home, but I had a really wonderful time with my sister. We stayed for 4 nights in the last week of August and it was just what we...More

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    Response from BVSCNicaragua, Owner at Buena Vista Surf ClubResponded 11 September 2017

    Hola, Thank you for the nice and honest review! Great to hear you enjoyed your stay despite your initial doubts. Thanks for the heads-up and we fixed the netting. It was great meeting you and your sister and glad to hear you appreciated our presence....More

    Reviewed 10 July 2017

    We love visiting Buena Vista Surf Club! This is an amazing, peacful place with a rhythm and vibe all its own. The property consists of one main lodge and then several open air cabanas. The rooms have a great view of the ocean from your...More

    Thank Crystal W
    Response from BVSCNicaragua, Owner at Buena Vista Surf ClubResponded 11 July 2017

    Hola, Thanks for the nice review! It was great seeing you and Neil back and now as Mr & Mrs! Hopefully you enjoyed the rest of your trip up North as well and we'd love to see you back another time! A big hug from...More

    Reviewed 29 June 2017

    I had to really think about why not an excellent. Almost every aspect would qualify. The hosts welcoming and very accommodating, the rooms, although spartan were comfortable with netting provided. The daily menu change made the food fantastic, fresh vegetables and varied cuisine. Yoga every...More

    Thank Ricardo_Global_Ban
    Response from BVSCNicaragua, Owner at Buena Vista Surf ClubResponded 2 July 2017

    Hola, Great meeting you here and thanks for the nice review! Great to hear that you and your daughter Lis enjoyed your stay here! We also try to do our utmost to make sure everybody has a great time here and take pride in our...More

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    Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

    We stayed 3 nights at Buena vista surf club but will differently stay longer next time. Rooms and the whole atmosphere of the place was perfect. We loved the communal dining and always felt welcomed and extremely comfortable. This was differently a highlight of our...More

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    Response from BVSCNicaragua, Owner at Buena Vista Surf ClubResponded 18 June 2017

    Hola, Thanks for staying with us and great to hear you enjoyed your stay! It was great meeting you and hanging out with you! Hopefully we can welcome you back another time! A big hug from all of us here!

    Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

    Very relaxt and chill place to be! Their simplicity is their charm. The food is great so as the staff And owners. The ocean/jungle view and sound wakes you up in the morning. I Really loved it. You also have the apportunity to join the...More

    Thank DAGPP
    Response from BVSCNicaragua, Owner at Buena Vista Surf ClubResponded 17 May 2017

    Hola, Thanks for staying with us! Great to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Hopefully we can welcome you back another time. The BVSC crew

    Awards & Recognition
    Travellers' Choice2017 Winner
    GreenLeadersPlatinum level
    Certificate of Excellence
    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Beachfront
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Airport Transportation
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Price range
    • US$90 - US$130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Room types
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 6
    • Location
    • Nicaragua >
    • Rivas Department >
    • San Juan del Sur >
    • Playa Maderas
    • Also Known As
    • Buena Vista Surf Club Hotel Playa Maderas ,
    • Buena Vista Surf Hotel ,
    • Hotel Buena Vista Surf
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    Traveller (246)
    Room & Suite (81)
    Pool & Beach (24)
    Dining (19)
    Hotel & Grounds (125)
    Bathroom (3)
    Business Centre & Event Rooms (3)
    Family and Play Areas (1)
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    27 June 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.
    Jennifer J
    27 December 2016|
    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
    2 November 2016|
    Response from BuenaVistaSurfClub | Property representative |
    Hola, Please email us at info@buenavistasurfclub for availability and rates. Hasta luego, Marc & Marielle
    Room Tips
    "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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    "All the cabanas have different locations and quirks. Mine had a bathroom with a tree growing through it which..."
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    "Ask for the cabins further away from the main building."
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