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Iguana Surf Rentals

Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, spanish

Hacienda Colorado - on the Break

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms4
Half Baths1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 5 nights

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Overview

Rivas House Rental Photos and Description

House, 4 Bedrooms, 4.5 Baths, (Sleeps 8)

Hacienda Colorado is located on Playa Colorado - directly in front of the surf break, Colorados- sometimes referred to as the Nicaraguan Pipeline. You can sit in the gorgeous beachfront pool or under one of the covered patios- either upstairs or downstairs - and watch extreme surfing from morning until night. Or take a walk along the 1 1/2 mile white sand beach which has 2 additional surf breaks: Panga Drops and Los Perros Point. There are also a couple of beaches in the area where the waves break more gently for beginner or intermediate surfers. There is plenty of territory for boogie boarders and swimmers. Boat trips are easily accessible for trips along the Nicaraguan coast to other popular breaks. We are also only about 40 yards from the beachfront community pool, bar and restaurant (open for all 3 meals).

The house itself has 4 comfortable bedrooms; a master suite with a king and twin bed, 2 ocean view guest suites, each with a queen and twin bed in them and a 4th bedroom with 2 twin beds. Each bedroom has it's own ensuite bathroom. The house is ideal for 1-2 famlies, 3 couples or 8 surfers. There is an interior courtyard and garden where you can relax and enjoy the fountain - the perfect place for relaxing with a book in the afternoon. The whole house has a/c including the downstairs living area. The kitchen is world class and fully equipped. Daily housekeeping, pool cleaning and a night guard are all provided at the house.

Hacienda Iguana is the ideal community for those who want to surf, golf, explore or just kick back and relax on a breathtaking beach. It is a very secure community with 2 sets of gates to enter, guards posted around the community as well as full time guards at the beach club nearby. Hacienda Colorado also has it's own night guard specifically for the house. The security staff in place insures that you will feel very secure and comfortable to roam around the community and beach as you please. That being said the whole area is very safe and you will find that the local community is extremely humble, friendly and helpful.

Hacienda Colorado is located directly on the world class wave, Colorados. Colorados is a fast, barreling beach break with many peaks and A frames. It is a challenging break and best for intermediate to expert surfers. Panga Drops is just a 15 minute walk up the beach and breaks on a horse-shoe shaped rock reef. This wave generally has a mellow take off and a more vertical and playful inside section. This break can be good for long boarders or short boarders. Panga Drops amplifies swells and is usually bigger but more forgiving than Colorados. At the very north end of the beach there is a point break, Los Perros Point, that needs a good swell with the right direction to break, but with the perfect combination it can provide very fun rights.

For those that don't surf there are plenty of other great adventures, activities and day trips you can enjoy. We can arrange surf trips by boat of fishing trips leaving from Iguana if you can swim or paddle out to the boat or out of Gigante if you prefer to load the boat from shore. There are some great hikes in the area to get out and enjoy the amazing views, clean air, nature and wildlife viewing. Hacienda Iguana has it's own challenging 9 hole golf course. A round of golf (18 holes) with golf cart and clubs is only $45/person. On Wednesdays there is an organized afternoon golf scramble for guests and residents. Other available activities in the area include massage, yoga, surf trips by boat or taxi, surf lessons, fishing, horseback riding, snorkeling, kayaking, SUPing, hiking, bike rental, moped rentals, moto rentals, catamaran tours, transportation and/or day trips to get a taste of culture in the surrounding cities or to go visit volcanoes, crater lakes and other natural attractions throughout southern Nicaragua.

Our rental management company, Iguana Surf Rentals, is located in Hacienda Iguana and we are around and available for anything you might need and any to help with any questions or concerns you might have. We provide an info guide in the condo, with information on activities, hikes, day trip ideas, maps, a restaurant guide, local restaurant menus etc.

Within the community of Hacienda Iguana there are currently five restaurants. The restaurant at the beach club serves healthy and delicious plates for breakfast, lunch and dinner and has a great beach bar with happy hour specials. Don Eloy’s bar and restaurant serves sandwiches, wings, bar food and pizza, has a full bar and is open for lunch and dinner. This is also a great place to watch sports games. Scoops and Spokes is an artisan ice cream, coffee and panini shop that also offers bike rentals and tours. Vana tacos is a new taco shop open right behind the Iguana Surf Rentals Office and is open for lunch and dinner with veggie, chicken and carne asada tacos and burritos. Casa Madera is a new restaurant with local Nicaraguan cuisine, open for lunch and dinner, and located in the wood house just east of the golf condos. Don Eloys, Scoops and Spokes and Vana Tacos are all located in Iguana’s growing commercial center where you will also find NSR Surf Shop, Stop and Go Surf Market (groceries), Satori Spa and our office, Iguana Surf Rentals and Real Estate. There is also now a free community shuttle (6 person golf cart) that circles the interior roads of Hacienda Iguana during the day offering free rides to guests. This is a great way to access surf breaks, the beach club, restaurant and bar, the Golf Pro Shop and/or Iguana's Commercial Center.

Coco’s Beach Boutique is now open and is a boutique store offering women’s clothing, jewelry, hats, bags and more along with a small bar with specialty beer, wine and cocktails and occasional food options. This boutique is located in Casa Anana, the small white house just east of the golf condos. They have also partnered with Papaya Wellness who offers surf lessons, surf guiding, private yoga, pilates and personal training sessions, raw chocolate workshops and motorcycle tours.

Just outside of Iguana’s gates (3km away) there is the new Rivera Market Place with an Avis Car Rental Company, BAC Bank Branch and ATM, Rivera Market/Grocery Store and Board Port Surf Shop, surfboard storage and sales. There are a multitude of other great restaurants within a 15-20 minute drive from Hacienda Iguana.

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Iguana Surf Rentals (Property Manager)
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english, spanish

About Iguana Surf Rentals

We retired to Nicaragua in 2007. We enjoy relaxing on the beach, swimming, boogie boarding, and watching the surf. We have a lot of company when we're here and our house is set up for entertaining. We also enjoy walking the beach, hiking, adventures on the rocks, and golfing on a mostly empty but beautiful course - no worry about tee times here.

Iguana Surf Rentals purchased this house in 2009

Why Iguana Surf Rentals chose Nicaragua

We like the remote location at Iguana. The beach is pristine and there is nothing touristic about this experience.

What makes this house unique

Most importantly, we are on the break. Because it is a beach break (sometimes known as the Nicaraguan Pipeline) we can watch extreme surfing while sitting our our patio. It is also a popular spot for cocktail hour at sunset.

Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(11 traveler reviews)
Hacienda Colorado - on the Break
average rating of 5.0 based on 11 reviews
Managua
5

Hacienda Colorado-Great Experience

  • 5 of 5

It was my first time at Hacienda iguana. The house (Hacienda Colorado) was very comfortable, clean and fully equipped. Seth and Lindsey (Iguana surf rental proprietary) were very attentive and helpful to all our request.

Well recommended!!!!!

A lovely place..

  • Submitted: Mar 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
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5

Perfect house

  • 5 of 5

Hacienda Colorado is the perfect house. Everything is specious, clean, and has the best location on the stretch of beach. Uliana was very helpful getting us set up and Seth made sure we had everything we needed when we arrived. The pictures looked nice but we were all shocked when we arrived and actually walked through the house. The cooks and cleaners were great. Everything about this property was amazing. Cant wait to go back.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
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5

Amazing spot right in front of the main surf break!

  • 5 of 5

I rented this house along with 2 other couples and one 3 year old. It was absolutely amazing. If you have surfers with you, we did, the main break Colorados is literally in front of the house. If you weren't a surfer, this house would still make a lovely romantic getaway. The upstairs has a separate entrance and is HUGE, so just decide who gets that ahead of time if you are traveling with companions. The rental agency Iguana Surf Rentals was fabulous to work with. Nicaragua is a truly lovely country, worth visiting. We used Mateo Blevins for arranging our chef, transportation, and any and all needs we had during our stay, he was great!

  • Submitted: Oct 18, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Family surf trip

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I took a surf trip to this destination and was amazing. The house is very nice and user friendly. Recomended for sure.

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
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Corpus Christi
5

Lucho

  • 5 of 5

Very good deal

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
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Manhattan Beach, Ca
5

Nica trip 2013

  • 5 of 5

We had the best time, the house was amazing, surf was fun, the people were great especially the staff. Can't speak highly enough about the food, the location...great trip when can I sign up for next year.

  • Submitted: Dec 12, 2013
  • Stayed: Nov 2013
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Map

Nearest Airport
2 Miles
Emerald Coast International (ECI)
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Hacienda Iguana Beach Club, Bar and Restaurant
Nearest Golf
1 Miles
Hacienda Iguana Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Hacienda Iguana Beach Club, Bar and Restaurant
Nearest Beach
Playa Iguana (Playa Colorado)

Hacienda Iguana is most well known to surfers as it is the community that boasts the world famous surf break, Colorados, as well as 2 other breaks, Panga Drops and Los Perros Point but is truly a wonderful vacation spot for anyone. Hacienda Iguana's 3 kilometer beach is absolutely gorgeous and there is a 9 hole golf course within the community. Activities available in the area include; massage, yoga, surf trips by boat or taxi, surf lessons, fishing, horseback riding, snorkeling, kayaking, SUPing, hiking, bike rental, moped rentals, moto rentals, catamaran tours, transportation and/or day trips to get a taste of culture in the surrounding cities or to go visit volcanoes, crater lakes and other natural attractions throughout southern Nicaragua.

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Rates & Availability

Rivas House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
High Season
Apr 16 2016 - Sep 30 2016
5 night minimum stay
$540
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
 
October
Oct 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
$490
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest
 
Christmas & New Years
Dec 24 2016 - Jan 2 2017
5 night minimum stay
$700
 
 
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
$540
 
Notes: Rates are based on 6 guests; add $50 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

*Please make your payment by e-check for free. If you choose to pay by credit card we ask that you cover the 3-4% credit card transaction fee which can be paid in cash upon arrival.

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations made more than sixty (60) days prior to the beginning of the rental period will be fully refunded less a $200 administration fee. Cancellations made thirty (30) to sixty (60) days prior to the beginning of the rental period forfeit 20% of the Deposit plus a $200 administrative fee. Cancellations thirty (30) days or less from the beginning of the rental period forfeit all of the deposit. For any cancellation, if Iguana Surf Rentals is able to rent the property for the same dates and fee then the deposit will be fully refunded less a $200 administrative fee.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Rivas House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 -
    Bathroom 4 -
    Bathroom 5 -
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • jetted tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Attractions:
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • shelling
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming

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