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Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Lazy Turtle is one of my favorite places in Las Peñitas! Great food! I had tacos and a burger, everything was cooked to perfection and delicious! Good atmosphere too! I found myself chatting with the owner and some regulars until closing more than once! This...More

Thank Dan G
Reviewed 17 March 2018

This was my destination for my first trip to central America, and it was absolutely amazing. Val and Ryan were so incredibly friendly, and truly made the place feel like home. The food was fantastic, rooms were comfortable, and the people were great. I went...More

Thank robertfleming0428
Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

Had a Great time in Las Penitas ! My wife & I recently travelled to Las Penitas ,Nicaragua.we both love the beach life so we found a great place to stay at the Lazy Turtle hosted by Val,& Ryan . They were very helpful in...More

Thank vikinghunter
Reviewed 4 February 2018

We visited the bar/restaurant several times while staying in Las Penitas. We would love to have stayed here as well but their rooms were all booked up. This is a great place to hangout for visitors and ex-pats alike. Run by two Canadians, it is...More

Thank bluenoser52ca
Reviewed 31 January 2018

I went for my first time in Nicaragua, and my stay at The Lazy Turtle was absolutely magical. Feel like Home. Just the Name " Lazy Turtle" tells you everything. The best location at Las Penitas, with the view on the bay, where you can...More

Thank Loftdesignbymathieu
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Amenities
Top amenities
Restaurant
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Things to do
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
USD 33 - USD 35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 33 - USD 35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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"beach adjacent, best food, friends and family"
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"book in advance if you can because they fill up"
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"The rooms are all the same."
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"only 4 rooms...no difference from what I could see."
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