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Hotel Brio

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400 m East of the Pacific Playa Gigante, Rivas, Playa Gigante Nicaragua See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Reviewed 11 August 2018

Because of "La situacion" I worried about going to Nicaragua by myself for the first time. But, I am SO happy that I followed through and found beautiful, friendly and safe Gigante and Brio. Anticlimactically, Nicaragua is not "on fire" as the international media made...More

1  Thank mjgriffy
Response from Natalie G, Owner at Hotel BrioResponded 4 weeks ago

Michael Thank you for your kind words, positivity, wonderful conversations and review! We loved having you stay and getting to know you! Some Nicaraguan cities have indeed experienced many sad events through this time, however the beaches, as you say, remain safe, tranquil and as...More

Reviewed 30 May 2018

We really enjoyed our stay at Brio Hotel! It is such a wonderful hotel - we would go back there anytime! Nathalie and Adam are wonderful hosts - btw: their story is so inspiring - and the crew is super helpful! The food is great,...More

Thank andrea_zzzzz
Response from Natalie G, Owner at Hotel BrioResponded 1 June 2018

Hi Andrea, It was wonderful spending time with you while you were on holiday here at Brio! Right now the rains have started, raining for a few minutes a day, and everything has turned green! It's so tropical and lush. It would be great for...More

Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

Owners Nat & Adam have a gem in Chef Henry! The food is delicious, beautifully presented and consistent. No visit is complete without trying the best burger in the area the Brio Burger! For breakfast I loved the Pan con Tomate on homemade toast. Ask...More

Thank ChefRonTravels
Response from Natalie G, Owner at Hotel BrioResponded 27 April 2018

Thanks Ron! Henry is a gem, that's for sure, we love he's part of our team! And even a mention for Adams oil too, (It's also rather good on the pesto pasta) we shan't tell him though, it may go to his head! Thanks for...More

Reviewed 20 April 2018

We LOVED Hotel Brio, the atmosphere and staff were amazing and friendly. We ended up having drinks with them and going to a beach bar party. Although our first room did have ants in the bathroom due to the season, they were generous enough to...More

Thank TealyJeane
Response from Natalie G, Owner at Hotel BrioResponded 27 April 2018

Thank you for your glowing review! We enjoyed chatting while you were here, pleased you loved the Kombucha from our friends at Live Nutritionals too! Sorry about the ants, sometimes the jungle wants its land back, but we mostly get on super well with our...More

Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Let me first be completely open about this. I have no interest in Hotel Brio other than my son and daughter in law, Ads y Nats, took Brio over in the summer of 2017 (whilst they were getting married actually!) they have obviously injected huge...More

1  Thank TonyPKL
Response from Natalie G, Owner at Hotel BrioResponded 27 April 2018

Thank you for your ongoing support, ideas, advice and love! Looking forward to your next visit! Team Brio

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Hotel Brio is located in Playa Gigante on the "Emerald Coast" of southern Pacific Nicaragua. Our 3-acre hotel has spectacular views of the the Pacific Ocean from our restaurant/bar and 15-meter lap swimming pool. At ...More Brio, you can take advantage of all of the beach amenities and bustle of Playa Gigante village while maintaining your privacy. We offer comfortable rooms - all with ceiling fans, private baths and great wifi coverage. The deluxe accommodations include hot water, A/C and a breezy second floor shared patio. We are a short 10-minute walk to Playa Gigante, a 15-minute walk to the gorgeous deserted beach of Playa Amarillo, and just a 45-minute walk from the world-class surf spot, Playa Colorado. We can arrange airport transfers, Spanish and surfing classes, fishing/surfing/sailing charters, yoga, massages and bonfires! Our restaurant offers the freshest produce, including herbs and greens grown in our organic vegetable garden. Bienvenidos! Less
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Gold level
GreenLeaders Gold level
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Gold level
GreenLeaders Gold level
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
Price range
USD 29 - USD 36 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Hotel Brio Nicaragua/Playa Gigante
Nicaragua > Rivas Department > Playa Gigante
Traveller (26)
Pool & Beach (8)
Dining (7)
Room & Suite (1)
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"Room choice is: With A/C and hot water, or without A/C and hot water. All rooms have fans regardless."
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"Some rooms (#6) have metal roofs that with the wind can move the branches and make a horrible noise. Bring..."
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"Pretty sure you'll love all the rooms!"
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"All the rooms are far away enough from the main are so you don't need to worry about noise etc"
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