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Gigante Bay

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Burlington, Canada
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Came here to chill out after the week in San Juan Del Sur. Great location on the boach. The staff was new so the service was not great, but they were trying really hard. im sure they are much better now. The boat tour they run is amazing. I think it was 20 bucks all you can drink rum, cliff...

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Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

We wanted a quiet place for the weekend before samana santa and found gigante bay online. It advertised a kitchen, pool and a rad place to relax. There was no kitchen access, not even a fridge to keep your own water cold. The only food option was eating at their overpriced restaurant. When we asked if there was a kitchen...

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2Thank Brian C
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Very nice beach, that is hidden and not easy to get to. close to the aqua resort. Has a nice little fishermen village with good sea food. you can stroll after and find yourself in a secluded beautiful beach

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Thank Yair L
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately we didn't time our trip well and ended up here at the beginning of semana santa festival. We arrived on Saturday and stayed until Monday. On the first few days we saw the beautiful bay quickly fill with local families and garbage. Watching polystyrene cups and plastic water bottles get washed out to sea. But by Sunday afternoon most...

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1Thank Clare H
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Two people had recommended this place so I had to see it. I stayed 3 nights and I loved the area and the staff. The food was also good. It's basically the only hostel on that beach and there usually isn't too many people there. The only thing I didn't like was the water that comes out of the sinks...

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Thank Abby N
Reviewed 9 March 2017

If you go to Coast of Nicaragua be sure to check out El Gigante. Beutiful beach!!! Very laid back atmosphere. Took private tour there from SJDS. Was expensive but worth it. Accommodations are slim from what I saw. I did just a day trip there so can not advise.

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Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

The Hostel is very simple. Many of the employees are volunteers helping to make the hostel more beautiful and serving the guests. They were friendly but sticked rather with eavh other. When I was there it was very windy so there was sand everywhere also in the toilets. But in the morning after cleaning it was gone again. On my...

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1Thank Jaqueline K
Granby, Quebec, Canada
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

If you're looking for almost a private beach, then you're at the right place! This place is amazing and worth the detour 😍 the prices and great, the food is Yummy, the staff is very kind and works hard to make you satisfied 👌🏻 I really appreciated this quiet time (wich is a perfect spot to write a book btw)enjoy!...

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Reviewed 16 February 2017

We stayed here for three nights. There are some great positives, like its location right on the beach and the surprisingly good food. However, the dorms really do need some attention. It smelled terrible, the showers barely had any water coming out of them, the toilets felt dirty and there were frogs in the dorms. So we pretty much left...

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1Thank Andyjbass
Reviewed 8 February 2017

This hostel is full of energy! yes, it can be noisy but this is a part of their charm. It is always something happening here - free morning yoga, delicious breakfast or an afternoon cool drink, sunset booze cruse. We enjoyed the place a lot!

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  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Stay, eat, play- The Gigante Bay family consists of a variety of beachside lodging options, great food and funky fun vibe at our restaurant/bar, and plenty of outdoor activities to choose from. Situated in the small and tranquil fishing village, Playa Gigante, we offer a home away from home with everything at you need at your fingertips. At Gigante Bay we're friends before anything, either you'd like to be social staying at our hostel, joining our sail trips, or enjoy the calm of our private rooms, feel free to contact us. All our lodging alternatives and activity operations are located on the Southside of the beach of Playa Gigante, Nicaragua Gigante Bay Accommodation Options: Camino del Gigante Hostel- rooms, dorms, hammocks and camping. Colorline Lodge- Double and single rooms. Casa Amarilla- Apartment & Suites Gigante Bay Activities & Amenities Beachside Restaurant and Bar Massage service Free morning yoga Sail boat cruises Rappelling Horseback riding tours Surf lessons and board rentals Fishing trips Hiking ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gigante Bay

Address: South Side of the Beach, Playa Gigante 48500, Nicaragua
Region: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > Playa Gigante
Price Range: $44 - $48 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 25
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Gigante Bay Nicaragua/Playa Gigante
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“Dorm rooms are clean and airy with a personal fan”
donna3232, 4 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Get a dorm bed in the back - there's more light in the morning.”
juliesD5784XE, 27 Mar 2016 | Read review
“I couldn't pick up wifi in the room but bar/restaurent etc.. was good”
666ibii, 8 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Their are a large diversity of accommodations to suit type any travel groups. You need to check them out , for what will fit for your needs ! Air conditioning for elders if needed. My disclosure, I know many people in Gigante fishing village as i live in Rivas and spend a lot of time at the beach there. when in gigante i go fishing with Captain Rob on many occasions He is a great Guide and will catch you fish.”
HHODGES, 23 Dec 2014 | Read review
“You can choose from dorms, a simple room without air, to an air-conditioned room in one of the oldest refurbished buildings in town, or to a two bedroom fully equipped home.”
colleene639, 21 Dec 2014 | Read review
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