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Bedrooms 9
Half Baths4
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 nights
Popular Features
  • Internet
  • Washing Machine
  • Parking
  • Outdoor Grill
  • children welcome


About the property

10 beach view cabins, rented together or individually which can (Sleeps 1-30)

Are you looking for a special place to vacation with family and friends or host a Retreat? Costa Dulce Beach Resort and Retreat Centre is an ideal venue for your group vacation.

Retreat to Nature, the jungle, and the beach at Costa Dulce Hotel and Retreat Centre. Natural living meets rustic luxury. True relaxation and tranquility. Costa Dulce Hotel and Retreat centre has grown organically, integrating itself with the surrounding natural environment. We are committed to a grass roots approach to tourism and a more sustainable future through improving the social, economic and environmental well being of the surrounding communities.

Located on Playa Escameca Grande Costa Dulce is truly immersed in nature. Ideal for all travellers looking to enjoy good company in a relaxed, safe, and healthy environment. Come and connect with nature, and the community that is Costa Dulce.

Enjoy ocean views while relaxing in a hammock or sofa from your front porch. Open air design in all of our unique rooms keeps you cool while connecting you with nature.

The Dulce Cocina keeps you healthy and happy with delicious family style meals.

The Casa Ola lounge provides a big common area to meet fellow travellers and is a great place to have a cold beverage and watch the sun go down over the surf.

Some of Costa Dulce's most popular attractions include daily yoga classes on our beach view platform, surfing, learning to surf, high quality massages, fishing, waterfalls, horseback rides, paddle boarding, hiking, boating, on site sea turtle nursery, all provided in a welcoming atmosphere by our friendly community and staff.

Keywords: House, beach, surf, yoga, relax, nature, private, eco-lodge, fun

More Details

Costa Dulce
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 6, 2017

About Costa Dulce

Patricia and I met and fell in love here in San Juan del Sur. I am originally from British Columbia, Canada, but have been a full time resident of Nicaragua for the passed 11 years. Patricia was born in Costa Rica and moved to Nica when she was young. My passion is surfing, fishing and other outdoor activities. Patricia is studying oriental mecidine and massage in Managua, and we hope to eventually put her skills to good use hosting wellness and yoga retreats. We are always excited to host new visitors.


Costa Dulce purchased this villa in 2005

Why Costa Dulce chose Nicaragua

Because it is the most beautiful place I have ever been! I have traveled North and South America, Europe, Asia, and the Carribean and this seriously is the spot.

What makes this villa unique

Apart from the private beach and surf break, we also have an incredible local staff, who work hard to ensure your stay is unforgetable.


Municipal de San Juan del Sur Villa Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • villa
Accommodation Type:
  • Hotel
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 8000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 26
  • smoking allowed ...
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Resort ...
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 30 people
  • 7 Bathrooms
  • 4 Half Baths
  • Sacjuanjoche - toilet , shower , In the Sacjuanjoche cabin
    Big Bungalow - toilet , shower
    El Pelicano - toilet , shower , In Bungalow
    El Congo - toilet , shower , In Bungalow
    Shared bathhouse - toilet , shower , Our spacious bath house includes large shower, stone sink,
    El Nido - toilet , shower
    Yoga studio shared bathroom - toilet , outdoor shower , Includes 2 inclosed outdoor showers and toilet.
    Teachers Bungalow - toilet , shower
    Kitchen Bathroom - toilet
    La Olita - toilet
    El Cangrejito - toilet
  • 9 Bedrooms, Sleeps 26
  • El Cangrejito - 1 double , 2 twin/ single , Downstairs bedroom
    El Nido - 1 queen , New Beach bungalow, private bath.
    El Sacuanjoche - 1 queen , 1 bunk bed , Cabin with a Beach front balcony and private bathroom.
    La Ranita - 1 queen , 1 double , Ocean view bungalow, patio with hammock.
    La Olita - 1 double , Private beach view balcony, and half bathroom.
    The BIG Bungalow - 1 queen , 3 twin/ single , Private bathroom, spacious, day bed, beach view balcony.
    El Congo - 1 double , 2 twin/ single , Great for couples and small families, private bath/porch.
    El Pelicano - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single , private bath/porch, typically a queen, can add 1-2 singles
    Teachers Bungalow - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Game Room
  • Games ...
  • Music Library ...
  • Stereo
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Gazebo ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
24 Hour Security Daily Maid and Laundry Service Included. Large yoga studio and massage table on site.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(26 traveler reviews)

average rating of 5.0 based on 26 reviews

Beach Paradise way better than I could have ever imagined.

  • 5 of 5

Best hotel I've ever stayed in. The location is amazing, the staff are great, and the rooms are just what you need for a beach vacation. The food was way beyond expectations, both delicious and healthy. Surfing, turtles hatching, massages, horseback riding it was everything I wanted in a vacation. Thank you everybody at Costa Dulce!

  • Submitted: Feb 25, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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great place to unwind and enjoy the idyllic surroundings

  • 5 of 5

I have stayed at costa dulce for a couple days and Im impressed with the secluded and idyllic location. Im currently staying in the "Big Bungalow" which is located right ontop of the hill, overviewing beautiful Playa Escameca. The Bungalow is rather spaceous with a big fan in the middle of the room, a double bed and 3 extra beds. Waking up to a sunrise view, the oceans whooshing and the birds singing is a daily pleasure here and I absolutely love it!

The beach feels like a private beach due to its "C" shape and the hills cupping it at each side. You can surf, lay by the water and relax with absolutely nobody disturbing you! If you are into yoga you will absolutely be in awe of the yoga shala overviewing the beach- there is no better feeling that practicing in a space that is open and surrounded to nature like this is.

The kitchen staff will prepare three homecooked meals daily for you, using local and fresh ingridients. Heylin, the night staff guy, is such a sweatheart, he will help you with anything you need.

Due to its secluded location make sure to get here before sunset. the trail that gets you here is not lightened and you might have a hard time getting here.

Overall I will say this place is an amazing place to unwind and relax!

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Denver, CO


  • 5 of 5

We brought a group on mission trip here after working hard in northern Nica. We wanted something away from the crazy and different from normal tourist visits. We found it here! Our group did surfing, horseback riding, spearfishing, and a trip into San Juan del Sur. We had Theresa cook for us. It was really an awesome experience and the owners were very welcoming and helpful to us! Take them seriously on the directions and difficulty driving in, especially if you possibly may arrive at night. I failed to review the directions and just went off GPS. We wasted an hour in paradise. We hope to return for mission trips in the future!

  • Submitted: Sep 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful people that is all I can say!

  • 5 of 5

Well I just don't know what to say other than thank you to all the wonderful people at Escameca Ecolodge. We were blown away by the amazing peacefulness and the priceless view. Being able to hear those crashing waves on the beach breaking the tranquil silence of the serene location was something wonderful. But the most spectacular part of the stay was the people who run and take care of the place. From Gonzalo, Grace and Donald to the owner Tyson and even the German girl and her husband who lived nearby. They all really came to my aid when my wife became deathly ill from a place we ate at in Panama City a few days earlier. We wished we could have stayed the whole time at this place but my wife's condition deteriorated so badly that we had to be transported to the local clinic for her to receive treatment. The staff at the Ecolodge helped me carry my wife to the car and the German family contributed their expertise in these situations and recommended I get my wife to a hospital quickly. I mean all of the people including Tyson the owner just dropped what they were doing to hang with me the whole day and help me with getting everything I needed for my wife. It was just fabulous and I just want to say that you all are wonderful human beings. If you want to stay somewhere that is truly breathtaking and you know that the people will be right there for you I suggest you stay here.

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Just B-E-A-U-T-I-F-U-L!

  • 5 of 5

Awesome place !

We actually drove there ourselves, you have to look for a sign that says "Costa Dulce" in a curve at the top of a hill, couple minutes after the town Escamequita and passed the Yanqui beach entrance... (i would have loved to know this before.. !) Don't forget to make your grocery and rhum shopping in San Juan before getting there (Pali is a good place but the market in San Juan is packed with local stuff and there is a fish market by the sea) because there is just nothing there !

This place is in a remote area with a private lot and beach but just 30 minutes from san juan del sur! It is perfectly design to have a comfortable and relaxing stay with all you need! The kitchen is just awesome, fully equipped and a perfect place to hang out, especially with the hammock-hunged porch !

I would recommend it to anybody !

If you can't find any waves in costa dulce, you can walk 10-15 minutes to playa yanqui which is almost as empty ! You'll be surfing with lots of winged buddies fishing around you! Just awesome memories !

  • Submitted: Feb 23, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Brooklyn, NY, USA

A beautiful escape

  • 5 of 5

I came here for a yoga retreat in January and stayed for a whole week. This place was amazingly beautiful and I could write an entire essay about that alone but I have to mention the staff who do their best to create a friendly atmosphere and ensure that you have the best possible time. The food, the excursions and everything right down to our travel to and from the airport in Managua, were meticulously planned to where I didn't have to think about anything but getting up in the morning and seeing what was in store.

Gonzalo and Ivan were happy to drive us around to the local beaches and into town on various occasions throughout the week, as well as take us horseback riding, fishing and to see the sea turtles on nearby Playa La Flor. Kit will teach you how to surf and take you to the various surf breaks around the area. The beach on Playa Escameca is secluded and gorgeous. You can hike to the opposite end to see the Rio Escameca and swim in the lagoon there. On a clear day (which is basically every day here) you can see the mountains in Costa Rica on the horizon to the south.

The cabanas were incredibly comfortable and so well designed. Mine had two double beds (one on a loft) and a murphy bed (which we didn't use). Every cabana has a hammock outside as well. The construction of the cabanas is thoughtful and with minimal impact on the environment in mind and everything seems to fit right into the hillside. Every building has a thatched roof and is open to the air, with screens to keep out the bugs (and there’s not that many of them). You will wake up to the sound of the waves every morning and gentle breezes (sometimes it does get pretty windy). There is a huge yoga pavillion above one of the kitchens so the place is perfect to host a retreat but also to just spend a lovely week with friends.

Thanks to Tyson, Vera, Gonzalo and everyone else for the trip of a lifetime! I’ll definitely be coming back soon!

  • Submitted: Feb 17, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Municipal de San Juan del Sur Villa Rental Rates

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2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $25 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 17.0%

The rate advertised is per person based on double occupancy and includes 3 meals/day and none alcoholic beverages. We also offer triple and quadruple occupancy. Please contact us or see our website for more information.

We require a 50% deposit in order to confirm your reservation. Sould you cancel your reservation we will refund up to 80% of your deposit if we can find other guests for the same stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Nearest Airport
165 Kilometres
MGA Managua
Nearest Barpub
Playa Escameca
Nearest Ferry
40 Kilometres
San Jorge, to Ometepe Island
Nearest Restaurant
On site
Nearest Beach
25 Metres
Playa Escameca
Car: recommended

Yoga Studio, Beach Walks, Beach Bonfires, Sea Turtle Refuge, Water falls, Horseback rides, paddle boarding, Sea turtle nursery, Whale Watching from Deck, Boating, Siestas in Hammocks!


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