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The Rise Up Surf camp accommodations consist of 13 comfortable rooms, all with ensuite bathrooms beautifully decorated with local Nicaraguan art and come with air conditioning. We cater to a maximum of 25 guests at one time which ensures each guest truly gets specialised attention in and out of the water. We are located on one of Nicaragua's most beautiful beaches, only a stones throw away from fun surf. As we have our own boats and three 4x4 off road trucks we are able to access to numerous surf breaks close by. The camp consists of indoor and outdoor lounge areas, a fully stocked guest kitchen, ocean view yoga decks, hammocks and a wide array of surf boards. . Our all inclusive packages are designed to suit surfers of all levels with a focus on surf coaching for beginner to intermediate surfers. We also include massage and the greatest adventure activities such as a volcano hike, horse back riding, fishing, estuary boat trips and an unique experience of local culture and people.
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Breakfast included
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Breakfast Available
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Multilingual Staff
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Punta Aposentillo, Chinandega Nicaragua
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Augusto C Sandino Airport141 km
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I can't recommend Rise more highly. Honestly, 110% commitment from the hosts to providing a safe, comfortable, fun, memorable experience. Fresh homemade healthy meals three times a day plus amazing treats like homemade banana bread and desserts.. From the moment they picked me
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From the moment they pick you up at the airport till the morning you leave, the staff and ownership are committed to making sure your stay is perfect. The waves and coaches are amazing and the food is delicious. The accommodations are clean, comfortable and overlook a
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I highly recommend Rise up!! The property was magical, you could feel a sense of peace as you entered the grounds. The accommodations were comfortable and clean and the food was delightful. I have a lot of food allergies and they were very accommodating. The surf coaches were
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I highly recommend Rise Up surf for any adventure seeker! I didn't really know what I was getting myself into going but it was such a blast! The food was EXCELLENT! Fresh home cooked meals daily. The surfing was great for me as a beginner with great instruction from teachers.
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I booked a trip with Rise Up because I wanted to get better at surfing (I’m a beginner) and be able to do yoga everyday and just unwind. Rise Up exceeded my expectations way beyond anything I could imagine. The camp is so gorgeous and sits on a cliff overlooking the ocean.
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upstairs room in the north building
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We include local rum and local beer. Speciality drinks and wine are extra. Send us an email with any further questions.
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We didn’t pay extra for alcohol, but when we went there was a promotion going on, so I’m not sure what is standard. That being said, we didn’t know if alcohol was covered or not, so we stopped at a gas station on the way there and for under 10$(US) we got a handle of rum, some chips and mixers. The juice was more expensive than the booze. Aka, I wouldn’t worry about alcohol. If you want a definitive answer, email them, they’re great about answering questions.
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if they haven’t surfed before and they are only 11 and 13, I’d advise against it. Don’t get me wrong, it’s a great place for most people, surfing beginners included. It just depends on how mature your kids are and if they can handle not having WiFi, dealing with mosquitoes, being around a lot of alcohol, and going through some learning pains both mental and physical.
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Hello and thank you for writing. In answer to your questions: 1. We do not provide air dryers but feel free to bring your own 2.you need extra cash for shopping in Leon, extra drinks if you decide to go out and our market. Otherwise all is included 3. The most important things for the local charity are school supplies for primary school or sporting supplies. Hope this help and please feel free to reach out if you have any other questions. Have a great day and hope to see you soon, Phil
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Hey there. Colorado is at this private beach near San Juan del Sur. Be warned: it gets crowded. The Panga Drops break is at the north end of the beach. It's five hours from Rise up Surf. It's located on them opposite side of Mangua (airport). It's also 2 hours from the airport. San Juan del Sur, Rivas Department, Nicaragua That's where Colorado beach is located. Cheers.
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"I just took what they gave me and was thrilled"
"The rooms on the second level of the new building have a fantastic view."
"I like a private but they are huge for one person"
"Whatever room you end up in I'd say is fine, as hopefully you won't be spending much time indoors!"
"Try to get an upstairs room in the north building. Quiet. Incredible views."
NicaraguaChinandega DepartmentChinandega
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