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Surfers and Families Nicaraguan Dream House - Casa Sueño

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 7-9)

Casa Sueño is a surfer’s and family dream house built in 2010. This beautiful vacation home is located in an undeveloped and pristine part of the Nicaraguan coastline. Numerous surf breaks without crowds are ready to be enjoyed. Guests can surf in front of the house or walk down the beach to other uncrowded surf spots. Casa Sueño is in the new Finca Del Mar development which is located approximately 1 ½ hours west of Managua, Nicaragua. Casa Sueño, completed in June of 2010, is a spacious 2,400 square foot home with four bedrooms, two bathrooms, a beautiful kitchen, wifi and a separate laundry area. Casa Sueño is adjacent to the Los Cardones eco/surf lodge which offers many services and a wonderful restaurant.

The upstairs master bedroom has a king size bed with it's own bathroom and shower. Every day, you can check the surf by simply lifting your head off of the pillow. On the spacious upper deck just outside the master bedroom, enjoy your morning coffee or your cold afternoon beverages while connecting with your friends. Another spacious bedroom downstairs faces the ocean with a queen size bed and desk. The third bedroom has two twin beds and a full bed. The fourth bedroom has a bunk bed. Between the two downstairs bedrooms is a large bathroom with two sinks and a shower. Three bedrooms are spacious and have air conditioning and a ceiling fan. The fourth bedroom has a bunk bed and a ceiling fan.

The living room is roomy and comfortable. The kitchen is open and large with a sliding glass door leading to the deck. The large dinner table is just outside the kitchen and seats 10. The deck overlooks the Pacific Ocean and the daily sunsets. It is large with numerous Adirondack chairs and hammocks. There is an outdoor shower to rinse off after returning from the beach. There is also a laundry area with a washer and dryer. Wifi has also been added to the house.

The property manager is fluent in English and Spanish. In addition, guests may submit a grocery list and have their food and drinks in the house upon arrival. Guests of Casa Sueño may utilize the restaurant and services from Los Cardones which is a short 2 minute walk from the house. Services include the restaurant, surf board rental, surf lessons, massages ($15 for one hour), child care, various day trips, service opportunities and a variety of other activities (see link below to Los Cardones).

During your stay, Casa Sueño has a maid dedicated to the house from 9:00am-3:00pm.

Casa Sueño has 4 surfboards available for guests. Guests need to bring their own surf wax.

Gran Pacifica is a resort nearby. This resort has wifi and satellite TV in addition to a golf course on the ocean.

We hope you enjoy your stay and catch a lot of waves!

If interested in staying at Casa Sueño, please contact:

Janelle Hansen

Rental Manager

Keywords: Surfing, Beach, Pacific Ocean,

Finca Del Mar, Los Cardones, Rental, Nicaragua

More Details

Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 24, 2018

About The Owner

I believe that a family that surfs together will stay together. OK - if everyone cannot surf, a family that plays at the beach together will have a great time!!! My wife and I grew up in Florida and now live in Utah. You can take the family out of the ocean but you cannot take the ocean out of the family. We have found our dream spot. This is not a tourist trap and not a crowded spot. Just the way we like it.

The Owner purchased this house in 2010

Why The Owner chose San Diego

The reason I chose to build a house on this property is to be able to enjoy the beach from sun up to sun down.....and even at night. To be able to wake up in the morning and check the surf without even getting out of bed really appealed to me. I liked the idea of going out for a surf session without having to put surfboards in a car and very few people (if any) in the lineup. To watch the sun set every day from the big deck with my family and friends is such a great thing to do. On a clear night, you have never seen more stars in your life. It is absolutely amazing. This house in Finca Del Mar is about as close to the Managua International Airport as any beach in Nicaragua.

What makes this house unique

Some of the benefits that we enjoy about staying at Casa Sueno are as follows: If we do not want to rent a car, we can arrange for a driver to pick us up at the airport and take us directly to the house. We can have our groceries at the house waiting for us upon our arrival. We have a fully equipped kitchen so meals can be made right at home. There is a maid that will show up at 9:00 in the morning and stays until three. She will clean, make beds, do some light cooking for breakfast and lunch and prepare dinner. Three of the bedrooms have air conditioning and all have ceiling fans. The deck over looking the Pacific Ocean is spacious and comfortable creating a great place to hang out all day. The upper deck is another great place to hang out with an elevated view.


San Diego House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 9
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Master bath has private toilet with door. Roomy shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Large bathroom with Double sink and roomy shower
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 9
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Spacious Room with beautiful view of the Pacific Ocean
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Looks over the ocean and has working desk.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed , Bottom bunk can sleep 2 if necessary.
    Bedroom 4 - 1 bunk bed
  • King size beds (1) In master bedroom on top floor., Queen size Beds (1) In bedroom facing the ocean. Sliding glass door., Double Beds (1) In bedroom facing the front of the house. The double bed is the bottom part of a bunk bed that has a twin on top., Twin or Single Beds (2) In bedroom facing the front of the house. There are two twin beds and a double bed in this room., Bunk Beds (1) Twin bunk beds in additional room without air conditioning (fans and windows are in this room)
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
Solar and electric power


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Surfers and Families Nicaraguan Dream House - Casa Sueño
average rating of 5.0 based on 31 reviews

What's not to love about this house and location!!

  • 5 of 5

Our second visit to Casa Sueno was equal to the first visit 3 years back. Great weather, great beaches and great views make the week fly by. House is immaculate and comfortable, plus having Eveline come each day to create typico Nica food makes it even more relaxing. With a fabulous deck overlooking the ocean it is hard too get off it to explore the area. As we had remembered, beds were comfortable, beer was cold and food was great. If you venture out Los Cardones is a 2 minute walk down the beach and be sure and take advantage of their great massages for $20 a hour. Our group had many. Or venture(drive) 20 back down the road you came in to Burrito Bandito for a beer and fish tacos. They have a pool now which is really refreshing. We were even lucky enough to see a turtle lay her eggs right in front of the house. Thank you Los Cardones for working to save the eggs and hatching them(we saw that 3 years ago). Thanks again to Janelle who had everything ready for us, checked in to see if we needed more supplies and overall took great care of us, which added to the relaxation of our week there.

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Amazing house and the most beautiful beach!

  • 5 of 5

The house is great. Beautiful and clean and has an amazing view. Janelle took good care of us and we had a great time. Will definitely go back!

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Perfect Escape - Surf, Fish, Relax

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I had a blast at Casa Sueno, we just got back and are already planning the best time of year to return.

The house, property, setting, people, surf, fishing, really everything was beyond any expectations. It's 2 story 4 bedroom beach house backed up right on the beach. I'd usually have coffee and watch the breaks before heading out for a morning surf. The outdoor living space is as large as the indoor and really inviting all times of the day or night. One cool point we should have taken more advantage of was the cooking services. You can coordinate any meal preparation/cooking free of charge, so rather than eat out or cook yourself you can look at a general menu then buy or have Janelle (the property manager) buy groceries and meals cooked for you free of charge. Vanessa was our maid and also cooked for us. We chose a few local favorites off the menu, bought groceries on the way in and all the she made was amazing.

Janelle the property manager really goes above and beyond anything I'd seen before from coordinating rides to anything else we wanted. Her husband Dan owns Fish Nica (, charter fishing and is able to pick you up past the breaks or meet at the local put in for a day on the water that won't disappoint.

The house is very secluded and relaxing, I'd head back with a group of buddies for a surf/fish trip but could easily see going with extended family and kids for a family get a way. While the house is secluded you have 3 walk-able options just down the beach. 1. Los Cardones Eco Lodge - a cabana style retreat with meals prepared fresh daily, yoga, massages, bar, surfboard rentals. 2. Mind the Gap - a hostel popular with travelers on the Pan American Highway. 3. Grand Pacifica Resort, a more traditional resort with a pool, golf course etc.

The house has wifi (which can be removed if requested), and each bedroom as an individual AC unit. But you should be focused on the outdoor living Casa Sueno offers or you'd be missing out on the experience.

We had a blast and will be back, next trip will most likely be with a family group. We'll plan on surfing and fishing more but also hitting a volcano or two for some day trips.

  • Submitted: May 1, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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trip of a lifetime!

  • 5 of 5

we had a ball at casa sueno during a weeklong spring break there w/ 5 families. (two of us were fortunate to stay at casa sueno and the others stayed in nearby homes that are part of the ecolodge community.) we gathered nightly at casa sueno for group dinners & talent shows performed by the kids. all in all, it was a fun filled week that the kids & adults alike will remember always! we got used to the good, simple life: daily yoga, massages, beach walks, hammock naps and fun activities like surfing & horseback riding. there is no shortage of things to do, all in a gorgeous, pristine setting. we hope to get back someday soon!

  • Submitted: Mar 20, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Awesome house, awesome trip!

  • 5 of 5

Casa Sueno is the ideal house for any family or surf trip to Nicaragua. It's very spacious, accommodating and downright beautiful with it's location on the beach. It's a short drive to the local breaks and the house is absolutely awesome. Not to mention, Janelle is amazing and makes your trip as easy and fun for you as possible. The meals made by Evelyn are great as well, and she keeps the house in tip top shape every day. Definitely recommend for anyone looking to take a fun and convenient trip to Nicaragua!

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2015
  • Stayed: August 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kylie and Chandra Harrison

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from our stay at Casa Sueño. We had an amazing trip! This was an amazing vacation rental. It had everything we needed to enjoy our stay and the location was absolutely perfect! The house is spacious and fully stocked with everything you need for an amazing vacation. Janelle was extremely helpful and accommodating. She thought of everything and made us feel so welcome and comfortable. We could not have asked for a more amazing and helpful person as Janelle! We loved being in the beautiful ocean and walking distance to Los Cardones and the Grad Pacifica. Such a treat! I would highly recommend Casa Sueño for your next vacation spot. Perfect family vacation or get away! We can't wait to go back!

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
75 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.01 Miles
Los Cardones
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Gran Pacifica
Nearest Restaurant
0.01 Miles
Los Cardones
Nearest Beach
In front of the house
Car: recommended

Los Cardones Surf / Eco Lodge is next to Casa Sueno. Los Cardones has a restaurant, rents surf boards, offers many activities such as day trips, horseback riding, day care, volleyball, volunteer opportunities, etc. See link below for Los Cardones. In addition, Gran Pacifica is a short distance (15 minute walk on the beach) and offers golf and a restaurant. Gran Pacifica also has wifi and a satellite TV.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

The published rate is for up to 7 people. Each additional person above 7 people, please add $25 per person per night. Maximum of 9 people.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.