This is a beautiful home with beautiful views. The furnishings are nice and well represented in the photographs. The pool area is beautiful. And the beach is right at the end of the property. The weather was perfect - hot and sunny every day.
I highly recommend hiring Sarah to cook. Her cooking is outstanding! And well worth the cost. Speaking a little Spanish was mandatory.
The home was very clean (except the kitchen needed a deep clean.)
Be aware, however, this is a very remote area. There are no restaurants or other activities nearby. Nothing to do but walk the beach. It was not easy booking activities and booked activities did not always occur as scheduled. Of course, it was vacation, so best to stay in relaxed mode.
As others have said, electricity costs are more than double what we expected even though we only used A/C some nights - it was needed as it was hot! Twice during our stay, the electricity went out for hours - causing ruin to all the food in the fridge. And it is not easy getting to a decent sized grocery store - we took a trip to the Managua supermarket which cost us $150 for the transportation!
If you want a remote, lazy vacation, this is a good choice.
Owner's Response: Yes, in Nicaragua, the electricity is expensive. However, that cost is offset effectively by the prices of nearly everything else. Also, our beach house is very well ventilated and has fans everywhere, with a normal use of the air conditioning at nights you can expect to consume of $15-$20/day , however if you decide to run a/c’s 24 hours, it will be much higher. That’s why in Nicaraguan houses are built and designed with open floor plansand lots of windows to enjoy the beautiful tropical climate this country has to offer 365 days a year.
Also several Restaurants are located only 5 minutes away, 3 of them are Hospitality Schools and offer great prices and a variety of international cuisine. Hotel Montelimar Beach Resort & Casino is also located only 8 minutes away where you can go for lunch, dinner, to see the show, spend the day in the facilities where they offer tennis, zoo, disco, casino, etc for a daily fee. If you like fishing, learn to surf, horseback riding, etc you can find all of this in the local town of Pochomil and Masachapa only 5 minutes away. Golf is also available at Gran Pacifica Resort only 25 minutes away for daily fee. As you can see, there is plenty to do if you wish, but our home itself offers you all the luxury you deserve in an empty beach with amazing views and infinity pool to relax, enjoy the sea and the waves that crash over you’re your head at the local attraction called the curtains only a few feet away from our house and watch the incredible sunsets everyday while you are being pampered by our staff.
Also taxis and tour companies are located in the local towns. You can call them at your convenience and they will come on short notice. Likewise, with the local tour companies. You usually only need 1 day advance notice to make all necessary arrangements for your transfer needs to the airport or to go on a country tour. Our staff will call them for you. You can also rent an ATV and have a real blast for $250 per week (cash is needed). Convenience is easy if you just ask. We are located 2 miles from the center of town, and by normal standards, this cannot be considered remote. However, everyone thinks differently about distance. It is about 30 minutes to walk leisurely into town along the beach.
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