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Colorado Surf Condo in Front of Playa Colorado at Iguana

44 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights

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Minimum Stay
2 - 5 nights


Rivas Condo Rental Photos and Description

Condo, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 4-6)

LOCATION! LOCATION! LOCATION! Colorado Surf Condo is located directly in front of a World Class surf break 'Playa Colorado', arguably the best beach break in Nicaragua. This condo is located in the gated community of Hacienda Iguana Golf & Beach Resort. The Resort is located in the spectacular Tola coast of SW Nicaragua known as the 'Pacific Riviera'. Another well known surf break 'Panga Drops' is only a 10 minute walk up the beach, inside the gated community. The Resort's 9 hole golf course is challenging for any level of player is set in a beautiful lush green valley.

THIS GROUND FLOOR LUXURY CONDO V#3, at the brand new Villas Rio Dulce Bldg, is located directly in front of Playa Colorado and a spectacular putting - chipping green to practice your golf game is right off the patio between the surf break and the patio. The Resort's Private Beach Club with infinity swimming pool is a one minute walk from the patio. This is the best location to be at, close to where the action is.

ENJOY THE UP-GRADED DELUXE FURNITURE package from Simplemente Madera (Nicaraguas best), all made from hard wood and crafted in Nicaragua. The Condo has granite in the kitchen and bathrooms, floors are Italian marble and the bathrooms are beautifully tiled. Also there is A/C in each room, WiFi Internet, Cable/Satellite flat screen 44 inch TV and a back-up Generator.

HACIENDA IGUANA'S incredibly beautiful white sand beach is over 1.5 mile long with crystal clear water and incredible sunsets. This Resort offers a very unique environment that you won't find anywhere else in Central America or possibly the world. Surfing and golfing aren't the only attractions. Two rivers boarder both the North and South side of the Resort and you can see abundant wild life, including tropical birds, Iguanas, Sea Turtles laying their eggs on the beach and Howler monkey's. It's trully a exotic setting.

SURF, GOLF AND FISHING ARE EPIC, and the wind is offshore over 330 days per year! Or just relax by the pool and enjoy a good book or take some pictures of surfers, the incredible unspoiled beaches and breathtaking sunsets. Resort has Don Eloy Restaurant/Bar or you can walk down the beach to a near by fishing village for fresh caught fish or lobster for lunch.

OTHER SERVICES AVAILABLE: Our property managers live within Hacienda Iguana and can help you with anything you may need; surfboard rentals, arranging activities, meal plan, chef, food catering, getting fresh fish/seafood and giving suggestions on places to eat or hikes in the area.

ACTIVITIES AVAILABLE IN THE AREA INCLUDE: surfing, golfing, boating, deep see fishing, horseback riding, wildlife viewing, kayaking, zip lines, massage, yoga, maniquire, acupuncture, surf lessons, Spanish lessons, biking, hiking and sightseeing tours. How about enjoying a massage right in your condo after your surf session for only $35.00 from a Lic. Masseuse/Physical Therapist.

TRANSPORTATION: If you don't feel like renting a car, we can arrange transportation with our English speaking driver. Rates from Managua with a stop for groceries start from $120.00 each way for two add $10 for each additional person.


* ugrated deluxe furniture package

* cell phone for local and International calls

* BBQ grill

* set of golf clubs

* yoga mats

* beach chairs

* large beach towels

* purified water

* surf board rack inside the condo to keep your boards safe

when you're not surfing

* long-term surf board storage is available for our returning

guests at our storage garage

COLORADO SURF CONDO OFFERS MORE FREE AMENITIES THAN ANY OTHER UNIT AT THE RESORT; you'll enjoy lots of local art and a decorators (woman's) touch. Our condo is not your typical sparsely furnished surf condo rental. It is our home away from home, and we want you to also enjoy it as much as we do. With unobstructed views and being located on the ground floor and only few steps away from the line up this is the best choice for your next vacation.

STAYING AT THIS CONDO YOU WILL AVOID: Traveling by boat, sketchy 4 wheel drive on bad roads, following someone elses schedule, getting up very early and walking over 2 miles down to Colorado and no entrance is allowed to the Resort's Private Beach Club and Restaurant and also no stairs or elevators to deal with.

STAYING AT COLORADO SURF CONDO ALLOWS YOU TO: Be at the best spot where the action is and to surf on your own schedule. You can be the 1st surfer out if you like and then take a break between sessions for lunch or a siesta and you will have the sunset session all to yourself when others leave before it gets dark. You will also get to enjoy the Private Beach Club with infinity pool, showers, bathrooms, BBQ, vollayball court .

VIEW OUR NEW VIDEO OF OUR UNIT by going to our personal website for Colorado Surf Condo by clicking below to our web page.

We invite you to come and surf, relax and enjoy our slice of paradise in this exotic setting. Our condo is the perfect place for surfers, nature lovers and people simply looking to decompress from the daily grind.

We look forward having you as our guests!

Maggie & Ted Pixley


More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible

Maggie Pixley - owner
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, czech, polish
Response time:
Within 2 days
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Calendar last updated:
October 17, 2016
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About Maggie Pixley - owner

When my husband and I were looking for our future winter retirement home to get out of the cold Michigan weather, we decided on Nicaragua. I fell in love with the beautiful pristine Iguana Beach the moment I put my foot in the sand. I knew this was the place for us, we both are world travelers since I've been in the Travel Business for over 38 years and we have traveled to many beautiful places in the world. Seeing this unbelievable natural beauty was amazing, Iguana beach is stunningly beautiful. It is a perfect mixture of remoteness and luxury. We fell in love instantly with it's raw beauty and it's beautiful friendly people. We are looking forward to when my husband retires and we get to spend winters in this beautiful paradise. In the meantime it's yours to enjoy.

Maggie Pixley - owner purchased this condo in 2008

Why Maggie Pixley - owner chose Nicaragua

We decided on Nicaragua because of it's tropical climate, white sandy beaches, World Class surf, golf, fishing and 330 days of offshore wind. It was a very easy decision for us to invest in Hacienda Iguana Golf & Beach Club, our condo being located directly in front of a World Class surf break was the best choice. We're sure our guests will enjoy unobstructed views from our ground floor condo and it's great location, just a few steps away from the line up and where the action is at Hacienda Iguana.

What makes this condo unique

This ground floor condo offers easy access to the green lawn and putting green and of course the Playa Colorado Surf Break is only steps away from the patio. We enjoy the sound of waves crashing, birds singing, howler monkeys howling and spectacular sunsets. It is an incredibly peaceful, quite and very relaxing place! The Resort is in private gated community that offers many choices of activities for all.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Maggie

I just wanted to thank you again for everything. We had a great time, good waves and good vibes. Pilis bar/food is a great addition to Iguana. Great way to spend time when not in the water. It was great to finally meet you in person.

Trying to set up going back to Nica in the summer.

Will keep you posted.

Mar 2014
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Colorado Surf Condo in Front of Playa Colorado at Iguana
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Rio Dulce Surf Condo @ Hacienda Iguana (Playa Colorados)

  • 5 of 5

My week long stay at the Rio Dulce Surf Condo was amazing! The condo is literally a 30 second walk to Playa Colorados and you could see the beach right from the front porch. From Colorados it is about a 5 minute walk to the other surf break Panga Drops. Maggie was awesome...replies very quickly and is extremely helpful and kind! For the trip, Maggie helped provide the transportation there and back through one of her drivers, making everything really seamless. Also, the driver could stop at a grocery store in Rivas on the way to Hacienda Iguana, just make sure you let him know during the drive again. Everyone at Hacienda Iguana is very friendly and the community is very safe as well. Pill's restaraunt was the go-to place for my boyfriend and I considering the food is excellent and is right on the beach of Playa Colorados (30 second walk from the condo). All the other places at Hacienda Iguana are more towards the entrance so it is a longer walk, it took us about 15-20 minutes to walk to the market place where NSR and Don Eloys is. The room was amazing and provided us with everything we needed including kitchen appliances, so we were able to cook for ourselves as well. Overall, my boyfriend and I had an amazing time and will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: May 30, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Colorado Surf Condo @Iguana

  • 5 of 5

Overall my stay at the Colorado Surf Condo was great. I pretty much have no complaints. The room I stayed in was very nice and only a 30 second walk to Colorado's main peak. I will be back for sure!

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
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Trip with the girlfriend

  • 5 of 5

The condo is great. The location is even greater. Stayed here with my girlfriend. Perfect place for couples whether they surf or not. Proximity to waves means more time spent with significant others (rather than driving all over). You must try the fish tacos at Pili's. The best I've ever had 🐟. We will definitely be back!

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
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10 day stay

  • 5 of 5

Great service from a couple of great people. We had everything we needed and more while we stayed there in September. Definitely will return after that stay!

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
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Hunters stay at Maggie's Condo

  • 5 of 5

Top Notch, Detailed finishes in the condo, closest to the beach and restaurant. The surfing was great and a beautiful golf course. The Playa Colorados compound is double security gated community, very safe. All the people that work there are kind and trust worthy. The Restaurant has good freshly prepared food and smoothies. One of the more appealing aspects of the area, is the travel time from the eastern U.S. About 5 hours of flight and 2 and a half on the ground. We left that morning and were surfing that afternoon. Thank you, Maggie. We had a great time !

  • Submitted: Sep 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Trip

  • 5 of 5

I randomly stumbled on Maggie via VRBO after a friend suggested getting a condo at "Colorado's" to keep my trip simple. You see, I avoid scrambling around chasing waves and prefer to walk to the surf at my convenience. This was a seamless trip and it did not require the rental car entrapment! Yea, the surf gets busy out front but once it reaches 2XOH it self regulates nicely. I travel with my wife and she enjoyed the clean beach and felt very safe. Maggie provided a referral for a driver who picked us up at MGA in a well maintained Land Cruiser, equiped with racks and he has straps and expertly loads boards and drives safely! Above all, the driver speaks perfect english! Additionally, I provided the driver with a shopping list, and for a nominal fee, I had 2 banana boxes and an ice chest full of groceries that out lasted our 2 week stay! Our condo was CLEAN and well maintained. The house keeper was trustworthy and we were very careless with cash and valuables, including electronic devices. Linens and beds were great...this ain't the Hilton. Excellent value and service. Thank You Maggie!

FYI: Persons with mobility issues could make this happen. Rember, this is not the States so steps and dirt walk paths may be obstacles that can be overcome.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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Nearest Airport
160 Miles
Managua 2.5 hours
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
1 minute away
Nearest Ferry
30 Miles
San Jorge to Ometepe
Nearest Motorway
17 Miles
Pan American Highway
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
Pili's at Beach Club is minute away from the condo
Nearest Beach
60 Metres
Directly in front of the condo = Playa Colorado
Car: not necessary

Our English speaking guide can make your trip even more enjoyable, you may hire him at extra charge for surfing/fishing trips, day trips, personal shopping to cooking.


Rates & Availability

Rivas Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Rainy Season for 1-2 guests
Oct 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
Low Season for 1-2 guests
Nov 1 2016 - Dec 17 2016
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
Holiday Season for 1-2 guests
Dec 18 2016 - Jan 2 2017
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
Low Season for 1-2 guests
Jan 3 2017 - Mar 31 2017
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
Holiday Season for 1-2 guests
Apr 9 2017 - Apr 16 2017
5 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $15 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $30

In High Surf Season my rate for 1 and 4 guests is same.

$150.00/nt 1-2 guests; $180.00/nt 3-4 guests

LOW SEASON: November - December 20 & Jan 03 - March 31
$170.00/nt 1-2 guests; $200.00/nt 3-4

HIGH SEASON: April01 - September 30
$200 per night for 1-4 guests

HOLIDAY SEASON: Christmas/New Year's/Easter:
$270.00/nt 1-2; $300.00/nt 3-4

* 1 FREE nt with 10 nts stay is only offered from September - December 19 and January 03 - April 30.
* Holidays 5 nts min.
* Children under 1 FREE
* 2.9% Additional fee if paying with credit card. Paying with e-check if FREE.

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Rivas Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
  • Catering available
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1306 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Resort
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Filtered Water
  • Garage ...
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Parking for RV/Boat/Trailer
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Water Cooler
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • We provide soap and shampoo.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1) 2 Twin or Single Beds (2) (1) Living room sofa converts to a comfortable queen bed. We also have additional queen air mattress.
  • Books
  • Books for Adults
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • VCR
  • Video Library ...
  • Barbecue
  • Beach Chairs
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Gated Community
  • Golf
  • Golf Clubs
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Large Cooler
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Patio
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Walkway to Water
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Housekeeper
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • health/beauty spa
  • pond
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Long term surf board storage available for our returning guests at our storage garage. Backup electricity - 250 kw diesel generator. Private Beach club has Infinity pool, bathroom, showers, BBQ grill & Volleyball court.

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