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Denver, CO
Reviewed 1 February 2010

I doubt one more glowing review is necessary for Buena Vista but... This place really is as good as everyone says. Marc & Marielle are wonderful hosts, and just fun people to hang out with. The cabinas / bungalows are charming, clean and nice. The home-cooked / family style meals were outstanding. Great Breakfasts and great Dinners. The scene is...

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Managua, Nicaragua
Reviewed 27 January 2010

This a a role model for other hotels in this area, environmentally efficient, only uses solar energy, therefore, there is no electricity service during the day, which is no problem because you have an infinity of things to do. The hotel is about a 5 minute walk from a great surf beach in Nicaragua, or you can take a walk...

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Boston
Reviewed 19 January 2010

My wife and I spent a week at BVSC at the end of 2009 and into 2010. Our friends had stayed there about a year and a half before and highly recommended it. This was like no vacation we had taken before and one of the best we've ever had. First and foremost, Marc, Marielle (and their dogs Hustle and...

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Washington, DC
Reviewed 16 January 2010

We chose this place for the San Juan del Sur leg of our honeymoon based on the reviews on this site... and it wasn't a good fit for us. I think there are a few factors in this: 1) we were coming from Totoco Eco Lodge in Ometepe, which we absolutely loved. So the bar was very high. 2) we're...

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BuenaVistaSurfClub, Owner at Buena Vista Surf Club, responded to this review

We always appreciate every review and we are very sorry that your stay wasn't what you expected from it. We take pride & pleasure in our work and always do our utmost to make sure everybody has a great time staying here. We would like to add something to this review, so future guests will not get the wrong impression:...

London
Reviewed 9 January 2010

We spent 3 weeks at Buena Vista for our honeymoon and it was amazing. I was a little anxious about spending 3 weeks in a treehouse for our honeymoon but it was the most incredible holiday. The cabanas are beautiful and have everything you need, the beds are huge and really comfortable, perfect for sleeping! We spent 3 weeks just...

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Cork,Ireland
Reviewed 1 January 2010

It is a stunning location, complimented by 2 very friendly and professional hosts who run the place to an exceptionally high standard. Starting with the very impressive sleeping quarters which make you feel like you're sleeping in the jungle but with the roar of the ocean below too, together with all the creature comforts. One of its charms is the...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 29 December 2009

We traveled to Nicaragua on December 20th and where excited to stay at the Buena Vista Surf Club in San Juan del Sur by playa Maderas. Marc and Marielle are the prefect hosts and provide their guests with an unforgettable experience. If you love to meet others while traveling and share stories and exchange tips and ideas, this place will...

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Manchester
Reviewed 15 December 2009

We spent a week at Buena Vista and found it very difficult to leave! It’s an amazing place with stunning views, great food, amazing surf, interesting people and a chilled atmosphere for relaxing after a long day of surfing. On our last evening there I found myself out at the back of the waves for the first time. I was...

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London
Reviewed 14 December 2009

Our 7 day stay at Buena Vista was absolutely excellent - Marc and Marielle were a pleasure to deal with before we even arrived. We had left it late booking our accomodation and so their tree houses were fully booked, but they offered a fantastic solution to stay at their Oleada Beach House, and still with the option to have...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 8 December 2009

Marc and Marielle were so welcoming and helpful and made this such a relaxing trip. The walk down to the beach is rather steep, but why leave? Lay on the deck, enjoy the view and have some rum... it was heaven!

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Buena Vista Surf Club is an intimate design eco-lodge at Playa Maderas, San Juan Del Sur. A unique place for both surfers and non-surfers! Surf or learn how to surf or just enjoy the amazing beaches. Enjoy great home cooked, family style dinners with new friends, do yoga or relax at the 'infinity' sundeck and watch the wildlife from your ‘treehouse’! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Buena Vista Surf Club

Address: Playa Maderas | San Juan Del Sur, Playa Maderas, San Juan del Sur 0000, Nicaragua
Region: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > San Juan del Sur > Playa Maderas
Price Range: $117 - $170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Buena Vista Surf Club Hotel Playa Maderas
Buena Vista Surf Hotel
Hotel Buena Vista Surf
Buena Vista Surf Club Nicaragua/Playa Maderas
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“We were room 4, amazing ocean view”
 of 5 bubbles matthewcT3286QV, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All the cabanas have different locations and quirks. Mine had a bathroom with a tree growing through it which I loved.”
 of 5 bubbles 654katej, 6 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the cabins further away from the main building.”
 of 5 bubbles AGGude, 26 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Room 1 seems a bit close to lobby area, but it probably has best ocean views. We loved our room 2, and would definitely recommend that one.”
 of 5 bubbles Q9884YTmikec, 23 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Amazing view, great food, amazing community. All the rooms are like tree-houses, so just pick one and you're all set!”
 of 5 bubbles J6417IWandrewb, 5 Oct 2015 | Read review
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