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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 16 January 2017

My friend and I (two women in our early thirties) stayed at Los Cardones for a week. I could not recommend this special place more highly -- I opened my eyes every morning to see a palm thatched roof through a mosquito net and heard the ocean waves. The resort is beautiful, and extremely well run. We spent our days...

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Thank you very much for your review. We are very glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay.

Taos, New Mexico
Reviewed 12 December 2016

The breakfast was great.with fresh baked goods. Off the grid but nice cold beverages. Well run. Everyone made you feel welcome, A beginner surfer, and everyone helped me out and encouraged me. Nice shaddy grounds, the place to be during the day for a view and a breeze.

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Fleet, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Had two wonderful nights here and would definitely have stayed here for longer had we been able too. Wonderful location, so beautiful and peaceful and great views across the beach. The whole place has been so carefully thought about with sympathetic buildings for the lodge. We were lucky enough to get one of the lodges on stilts that looked over...

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Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 10 June 2016

My friend and I took a trip to Nica last summer and fell in love with this place! We planned to stay 3 days only, but ended up staying two extra days because none of us wanted to leave. Great food, nice people, very relaxing place ! Must visit if ever in Nicaragua!

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Reviewed 18 May 2016

We love Los Cardones! Our entire family stayed for a week at Christmas, so we had 3 cabanas. (5 adults, a teenager and a child) All were comfortable and so relaxing. The beach is uncrowded and clean. The food was amazing. My daughter and I took the tortilla-making class and had massages at the tree-top spa. Heaven! The staff was...

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Concord, New Hampshire
Reviewed 13 April 2016

The welcoming here was awesome...little paintings and rock art. The food was FANTASTIC. The ranchos are right on the beach with a table with chairs with backing (not just a picnic table but actual seats) and SUPER CLEAN!. The front of the rancho had an adirondack chair overlooking the ocean...it was so so lovely...sitting right on the beach in the...

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Reviewed 8 April 2016

The most incredible spot from the breakfast coffee to the beach, to the waves, to the hammocks, to the staff (morning, noon and night - every single one), to the big iguanas, to the BIG MONSTER IGUANA- back to the waves to the sunsets, laughs at the bar and wizard who lives in the kitchen! Special thanks to Laure and...

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Hanover NH
Reviewed 1 March 2016

My kids (14, 12 and 9) and I stayed here for 3 nights last week. We had a great time! The weather was perfect, the accommodations were eco and clean, the food was delicious. Pros: + food was delicious - especially the specials - chicken curry, whole fish. My kids also loved the pizzas (thin and crispy) and chicken fingers...

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Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 8 July 2015

Los Cardones Surf Lodge is simply a paradise. We stayed in the lodge 5 days in July. Empty waves were perfect when not too windy. There were only few people staying in the lodge, so most of time I had the beach all to myself. The lodge itself is beautiful, simple, perfectly clean and well maintained. The staff is wonderful...

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Reviewed 8 June 2015

Los Cardones was the highlight of the trip to Nicaragua I had with my boyfriend. The place itself- we spent most of our time hammock swinging between surfing or laying on the beach and eating. We met some great people there, staff and travellers; there is a real sense of community. It isn't uncommon to be having breakfast with your...

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  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Los Cardones Surf Lodge is a Beach Resort on the most pristine surf spots of Nicaragua. Surf, get back and snap a cold beer, eat delicious meals, wake up and do it all over again... Empty waves roll in all year. The beaches are exposed to both SW and NW swells, making the surf very consistent. An epic left point break, a right reef break, excellent beach breaks await our guests, just one hour from the airport of Managua. Surf, laugh, meet people… allow your soul to play and fall in love with Nicaragua. Engage meaningfully with our local community... Volunteer with us at the local school. Become one with nature… Save endangered sea turtles. Find fulfillment in simplicity. Nurture your body with healthy food and activity… massages, yoga, surf lessons, horseback rides, bicycles, beach volley ball, ping pong, slackline, delicious, homemade, wholesome meals, mangroves and luxuriant forest, fresh air, warm ocean. This Nicaragua Surf Resort is an acclaimed Eco Resort verified by Rainforest Alliance with the highest compliance to sustainable tourism in Nicaragua. Our values: Friends and Family, Protecting our Planet, Sustainable Community Development, Healthy Living, Learning through Sharing. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Los Cardones EcoLodge

Address: | Km 49 Carretera Montelimar, 15 Km Oeste, Pochomil, Nicaragua (Formerly Los Cardones Surf Lodge)
Region: Nicaragua > Managua Department > Pochomil
Price Range: $91 - $149 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Los Cardones Surf Hotel Los Cardones
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“cabina on stilts catches the breeze”
 of 5 bubbles maryandjay, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Go for a lodge overlooking the sea and one with an en suite. Some lodges share toilet facilities. Take a torch.”
 of 5 bubbles 625kirstenl, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“open to the ocean, nice clean bungalows”
 of 5 bubbles MarinaB16L, 9 Jun 2016 | Read review
“we only ate lunch here, and it was awesome. get a rancho on the water”
 of 5 bubbles teamfunannie, 12 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Bungalows are beach front and have bathrooms.”
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