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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 March 2016

I spent a few days with ChicaBrava last week and everything was just amazing. It truly was one of the best experiences of my life. We stayed on the satellite property up in the hills, the house was stunning filled with bougainvillea, a refreshing pool, air con, and a view like no other right down into the bay. At night...

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Switzerland
Reviewed 1 March 2016

Dear chicas!! One of my best experiences ever. The chicas are great..no, they are the best!! and it feels like family now!! If you really want to learn how to surf I must go to chicabrava in Nicaragua. They give everything that your goal of the week will be achieved and that you'll have a gorgeous and unforgettable time there....

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Pemberton, Canada
Reviewed 1 March 2016

I finally took the leap and signed up for this surf camp after reading the reviews on this website and the Chica Brava website. Everything far surpassed my expectations - from pick up to sadly dropping off at the airport in Managua. They say people make a place - and all the staff at Chica Brava were absolutely exceptional. Yes...

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Thank Justin H
Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

I've been visiting the chica brava girls for 1 week last February. Such a great team... Everything was perfect from the very nice welcoming to the surf sessions and all the other activities (yoga, in town dinner, boat cruise, etc) surrounding the camp. The girls (coaches, manager,etc) are wonderful, professionals and very attentive to your needs. They really want you...

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Thank GenQuebec13
Quebec, Canada
Reviewed 19 February 2016

We had such a great time with Chicabrava. Everything was perfect!! We loved all the staff! The location and the food were amazing! And we had so much fun learning how tho surf!! Everyone met their goals;) We can't wait to come back again!!!

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Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

I was a little worried arriving when I found out I was going to be the only one at the camp that week, however that feeling did not last long and it turned out to be a very good thing! Annaleigh, the pack leader, organized everything with a lot of detail and care, from extra curricular activities to surfing lessons,...

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San Francisco, California, United States
Reviewed 25 January 2016

If you want to learn to surf or improve your current surfing go to ChicaBrava!! I went with some surf knowledge already but these ladies helped me break some bad habits and pick up some really great ones that will result in more fun in the water for years to come. The woman who instruct are AMAZING at what they...

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Thank helynn76
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 15 January 2016

I went for 3 weeks this winter, and I am going back for another 5 weeks this summer. My focus is taking my time and learning to surf so that I can keep surfing into my 6th decade and beyond. The instructors and overall organization of lessons are tailored to the group and individual levels and abilities. They offer great...

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Thank Gina K
Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 25 December 2015

The team at ChicaBrava is amazing- from the minute you arrive, to the minute you depart, you have a team of exceptional women focused on making every minute of your time count. By staying at Cloud Farm, the team took care of everything- all we had to do was have fun. The time surrounding surfing is great- but nothing compares...

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Thank Karlyanna K
Reviewed 30 November 2015

A great adventure that provides the skills to continue surfing in the future! The staff is the best, the accommodations and food were terrific. San Juan del Sur is a great town with wonderful people. The surfing instructors were fantastic. Each had their own story and experiences to share. There were 13 participants from all over the US and Canada....

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Amenities

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  • Breakfast included
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
CHICABRAVA is the first and best all-girls surf camp in Nicaragua. We are an elite camp for adventurous women who appreciate comfort as well as challenge. We have two locations - the Cloud Farm and the Surf House - that allow you to join no matter what your desired budget. The Cloud Farm is a private retreat within a gorgeous and secluded 500-acre private reserve and farm overlooking the town of San Juan del Sur and its picturesque bay. The Farm has hundreds of acres of indigenous forest, fruit orchards and organic gardens. Most of our food is organically grown right here! This is the perfect choice for guests who want to "get-away-from-it-all" at our gorgeous open-air surf retreat and enjoy the beauty and serenity of nature! Price is $1600/person for the ALL-INCLUSIVE week. $100 discount for traveling with a friend. The Surf House is right on the beach in San Juan del Sur. It's a great option for those who would like to be closer to all of the action and local flavor in town, and save a bit of money while doing so! The Surf House has loads of space in the hip open-air lounge area. Relax in the hammocks, on the couches, or hang out in the beachfront store at the front of the Surf House! Our three rooms are cozy and private with cold A/C and two shared baths. Price is $990/person for the week. $100 discount for traveling with a friend. ... more   less 

Additional Information about CHICABRAVA Surf Camp

Address: Cloud Farm and Surf House locations, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
Region: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > San Juan del Sur
Number of rooms: 12
Also Known As:
Chicabrava Surf Camp Hotel San Juan Del Sur
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“Rooms assigned, bring earplugs to the Surf House.”
agnesmoon, 5 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Bring earplugs and white noise app because the town itself can be noisy at night (motorcycles, music).”
RuthS705, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“If you stay at the Surf House downtown, bring ear plugs- it gets loud. Other than that, it was perfect!”
alysez2016, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Cloudfarm is the luxury, all inclusive camp, and the Surfhouse is more do-it-yourself, kick it downtown location.”
paperairplanes, 6 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms at camp are similar. Can pay extra for private but not really necessary.”
371gaylat, 18 May 2016 | Read review
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