|Minimum Stay||2 - 6 nights|
The property is situated directly on the Pacific coast with a beautiful white sand beach called Playa Coco spanning nearly one mile directly in front of your Villa. Playa Coco is one of the most spectacular beaches in Nicaragua.
This property is exactly what you need to unwind on a secluded beach! Your spacious 2000+ square foot luxury Villa offers unparalleled proximity to a world class beach - and it is an END UNIT with the most natural light within this small development. Only local materials were used to produce this magnificent place, which gives it a unique feel that sets it apart from many other vacation homes in Nicaragua. The furniture is made from local wood and custom made. The unit comes fully furnished with all the amenities you could want, including a flat panel LCD TV, Satellite TV, superior sound system, wireless internet connections, fully stocked kitchen and more!
The rooftop deck, master bedroom deck and living room patio are all facing the beach so you can enjoy the sun setting on the Pacific Ocean while you reflect on the natural beauty of Playa Coco. Local trees provide natural shade during the day and privacy. You will find that with the onsite pool and the ocean literally steps away from the front door, you won’t want to leave this tranquilo life!
If you choose to venture outside of your Villa, the most popular tourist destination in Nicaragua is just 25 minutes to the north - San Juan del Sur. In SJdS, you will find many shops, great restaurants, and a mix of locals and tourists enjoying the town. Closer to your Villa is The Wildlife Reserve La Flor where you can see Olive Ridley turtles. If you come at the right time, you can witness thousands of turtles laying eggs, or better yet - newly hatched turtles crawling back to the ocean! You will also find that some turtles use Playa Coco as their local grounds.
Your vacation Villa is brand new, so come and be one of the first ones to stay here and enjoy Playa Coco. The finishing touches were just completed mid-year 2009!
Keywords: beachfront, beach, villa, condo, coco, playa coco, casita,
My wife Karen and I were recently married and we live in San Francisco, California. We have always wanted to own a home in a foreign country and now our dream has come true!
Dave Shiba purchased this condo in 2008
We love to travel and fell in love with Nicaragua while traveling down there in 2006. Playa Coco is one of the most spectacular beaches in Central America and we really enjoy that it's both close enough to town (San Juan del Sur) yet far enough such that it provides for a virtually private beach our home overlooks.
Our home is just minutes away from La Flor Reserve where the Olive-Ridley turtles come by the thousands to lay their eggs. Our home is beach front and you can walk to the ocean in literally seconds. You will also witness some of the most fantastic sunsets over the ocean on a daily basis. This is truly paradise!
Staying in this beachfront property on Playa Coco was certainly a treat and definitely the highlight of our family's trip to Nicaragua! We absolutely loved it! The house is clean, spacious, and very comfortable for a family of six. The complex has a pool that is very well kept and the grounds are beautifully maintained as well. The beach is secluded and peaceful, featuring amazing waves that are perfect for playing around in, surfing, and boogie boarding. The beach is adorned with a variety of beautiful sea shells that are fun to look for and the sunsets are absolutely breath taking! This rental is great for a couple's retreat or for the whole family!
I live in Nicaragua and have stayed at the Playa Coco condos several times, this was my first time staying in this particular condo. I re-visit this beach often because it is one of the few beaches in Nicaragua that is relatively safe for kids and for people who just want to play in the waves - not for surfers. It is also a very quiet beach - often you will find that you are the only person on the beach. And, it is exceptionally beautiful, especially the sunsets.
The complex itself - buildings and grounds - are well built and maintained, and most are furnished with Simplemente Madera furniture and finishings, which is a high quality Nicaraguan brand that is beautiful and that withstands wear and tear. The security at this complex is also very good, I always feel secure staying there, and the staff very friendly but inconspicuous. As for this particular condo, it is also very well maintained. My only suggestion would be to make sure the owner confirms that the guards have your name so that you can enter immediately, without having to take 10 minutes to look up your reservation on your phone. It would also be useful to have a guide to use the TV - there were 4 remotes I had to figure out each time I went to use it, which was only late at night, and I asked a guard inside once to help me out but that was not ideal. Also, these condos are in groups of 3, and one of the condos in the same grouping as this one was under construction, so I would check first with the owner that this is finished, as the workers start at 6am each day. And although it is an 'end' townhouse, that in terms within the grouping of 3 it is not a center unit, it is not one of the end units on the complex as a whole.
All of this being said, I will visit Play Coco again and would recommend this particular unit!
Playa Coco is an amazingly beautiful community, with a shaded tree garden that leads out to the most gorgeous stretch of beach. We were there during the low-season and were the only ones at the property, and there was no one of the beach besides us. The Beachfront Villa was a modern and clean and very comfortable accommodation. The kitchen was fully equipped which made it easy for us to have breakfast and sometimes lunches at the villa. I wish I followed the owner's advice and hired a cook for evening meals as it was a bit of a journey to get into San Juan Del Sur just for dinner (about 17km). My husband and my two kids loved our one week stay at Beachfront Villa and I would love to return sometime soon.
Dave's beachfront property was the perfect spot for our family vacation. The condo is well equipped, comfortable, and clean. We loved the extensive beach out front and couldn't have picked a better spot to relax. The location is a bit remote so bring groceries and plan transportation (rent/hire). We hired a cook a couple of times as well which was a nice treat! Highly recommend this condo at Playa el Coco, but also suggest saving time to explore other parts of the beautiful country!
We loved the condo and the seclusion of the beach. The property manager was extremely helpful as was the security staff. One night, security built us a bonfire in the beach! We spent hours sitting on the beach enjoying the fire and the awesome view of the stars and the sound of the waves. The restaurant on the beach is convenient but a little overpriced. We enjoyed going into San Juan del Sur to eat. We also had an amazing experience going spearfishing and sunset cruise with San Juan del Sur Surf and Sport! We highly recommend staying at this property and vacationing in Nicaragus!
My family had a great time at the property. The house was clean, comfortable and well equiped. The beach is absolutely stunning, one of the finest spots in Nicaragua. We will be returning for sure.
|Refundable damage deposit||$200|
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.