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Beautiful Beachfront Getaway with Great Surf

Bedrooms 4
Property type house
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights


Las Peñitas House Rental Photos and Description

4 bed 4 bath and a pool

Situated in the quaint beach town of Las Penitas, this remodeled beachfront home is perfect for a relaxing, tropical beach vacation. Las Penitas is known for its long stretch of beautiful sandy beach, its low-key vibe, and breathtaking sunsets. This is not a mainstream tourist destination, but a safe, tranquil, friendly beach community of a few expats and Nicaraguans alike. There are plenty of restaurants and activities such as horseback riding, fishing, surfing, and nature tours. However, a quick 15 minute car ride to Leon, brings more conveniences like a movie theater, supermarkets, banks and international restaurants as well as architectural attractions, a botanical garden, and a world heritage site.

The house has 4 bedrooms, 1 second-story bedroom with a king size bed, 2 bedrooms with queen size beds, and the fourth bedroom comes with 2 single beds and a bunk bed. All bedrooms have ceiling fans and A/C and in-suite bathrooms, except for the 4th bedroom (the bathroom is in the common area). There is plenty of common space; a patio around the pool with several hammocks, a 2nd story rancho perfect for checking out the surf or sunsets, and 2 additional sitting areas with sofas and comfortable seating. There is a fully equipped kitchen off the living area, perfect for entertaining. Housekeeping is included and cooking services can be arranged.

Contact us for more info, hope to see you in Nicaragua soon!

More Details
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible

Property Manager
Suyen Vargas
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
December 10, 2016
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Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(15 traveler reviews)

Beautiful Beachfront Getaway with Great Surf
average rating of 4.8 based on 15 reviews

Great town, great house, great caretakers

  • 5 of 5

We had an great time at this home as well as touring the nearby town of Leon and the volcano. The only downside was that we did not have wifi at the home as we were told the provider was having an issue with the satellite connection. If you need internet access, I highly recommend you bring a back up of some kind. We appreciate that the rental company did their best to accommodate us and we kept in mind that this is not the U.S., so things like internet, electricity, etc. are not as reliable here but that certainly did not spoil our good time! The caretakers, Pastora and her Husband did a great job making sure we had everything we needed. Pastora's cooking was amazing and we miss her very much!

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect beach house & what a great cook!

  • 5 of 5

We've just returned from our family adventure trip in Nicaragua, and one of the definite highlights was this amazing house on the beach. 4 bedrooms surround an open courtyard, kitchen and pool. Having a cook was the best idea of the trip! We were travelling with friends, and with all the hungry teenagers after hours in the surf, the tasty and filling meals Pastora cooked kept us all very happy. The beach is gorgeous, it's only 5 minutes to walk down the beach to a "surf school" where you can rent boards for $10 per day. The waves were ok for beginners depending on time of day. Long walks on the beach, beautiful sunsets... we miss Las Penitas and Pastora's cooking!

  • Submitted: Apr 6, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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British Columbia, Canada

Amazing place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

Just spent 4 nights at this amazing house right on the beach. It was clean, spacious, comfortable, and safe. Pastora cooked for us the entire time which was a highlight of our trip to Nicaragua. She and her husband kept very good care of us while we stayed there. We loved the little elevated gazebo that looked right over the water and the beach. It was a fabulous place that I highly receommend. There were 13 of us and we had plenty of room in the house to have our own space yet, many places to all hang out together. It was great!

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Mar 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Excelente lugar para vacacionar

  • 4 of 5

Casa Zorro Rojo es una experiencia muy buena, ya sea para vacacionar con amigos o familia. Es una casa que está equipada con todas las facilidades que se pueden necesitar en la playa y te permite tenes un tiempo ameno de relajación. La propiedad está frente a la playa con fácil acceso y la vista desde el Master Bedroom y desde el rancho es muy bella. Es una casa con mucho espacio y diferentes ambientes abiertos, lo que permite que haya una buena circulación de aire y sea fresco. La piscina es fenomenal para un chapuzón de agua fresca y dulce. La casa tiene agua reservada para cualquier inconveniente. Sin embargo, algunas veces el flujo es discontinuo. La cocina estamuy bien equipada. La casa esta muy linda y la recomiendo a todos.

  • Submitted: Feb 4, 2015
  • Stayed: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chinandega, Nicaragua

Nice, spacious, clean...and a good cook!

  • 5 of 5

If you rent this house, make sure you sign up for Pastora to cook! She took great care of us. All of the rooms were clean with lots of room. We took our leadership on an overnight retreat and there was plenty of meeting room space in the main living area of the house. Brooke, the rental manager, answered emails quickly and was really helpful. I highly recommend this house!

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 4 of 5

This property is clean, safe and fairly well maintained. It is in a good location for access to surfing at Playa de Roca and 3 or 4 good restaurants on this part of the coastline. The staff was very attentive and helpful. Our family loved Pastora and her cooking, (the best part of the trip for me). It is very hot in Nica and the pool was heaven everyday! There is air conditioning in the bedrooms downstairs that work well. The upstairs bedroom gets very hot and the air conditioner has a hard time cooling. The water pressure in the upstairs bedroom was iffy most days but could probably be fixed with a new faucet as it seemed to be very old. The owner and property manager, Brooke and Henningston were excellent at responding to emails and phone calls!! All and all, we had a good experience and felt this house met our expectations. I recommend this house if you are going to Las Penitas.

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2014
  • Stayed: Jul 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
150 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Car: not necessary

Las Penitas is a classic Nicaraguan fishing village that has been slowly developing as a tourism destination as well. The town is quiet, the beach is beautiful and the sunsets are breathtaking. There are a number of restaurants and bars within walking distance that offer local seafood and North American fare. There is also a few surf spots within walking distance from the house. Besides enjoying the pool, hammocks, surf and sunsets, there are several activities to check out. Horseback riding, a leisurely boat ride down the estuary nature reserve Isla Juan Venado, and deep sea fishing can all be arranged.

Just a stones throw way is Suyapa Restaurant and Hotel where you will find a delicious fried fish on the menu. Don't forget to order the best rum in Central America, Flor de Cana, and for a real treat, order the seafood soup (con crema) at the Barca de Oro down at the end of the estuary. Its delicious!


Rates & Availability

Las Peñitas House Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Christmas, New Years
Dec 19 2016 - Jan 8 2017
7 night minimum stay
Semana Santa
Apr 8 2017 - Apr 17 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300

50% non refundable deposit to make reservation. Full payment due at arrival. $300 damage deposit required and will be returned at departure. Payments to be made via Credit card or Paypal.

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Las Peñitas House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 2000 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Village ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , shower
  • 3 private baths and one shared bath.
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Includes balcony with great view of the ocean
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 4 - 2 twin/ single , 1 bunk bed
  • The master suite has its own private balcony over looking the ocean and all other bedrooms have sliding glass doors that open up onto the patio living area.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • shelling
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • kayaking
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming

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