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Colonial style beachfront mansion on Nicaragua's best surfing beach.

Bedrooms 5
Half Baths1
Space 8,000 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 - 6 nights


About the property

5ba/5br beachfront home on Panga Drops surf break. 50ft surf view infinity pool.


Look us up on NICARAGUA365 (Nicaragua365 Fort Walker) for VR Tour (Matterport), drone video, local area photos/ activity ideas and literally tens of thousands of local surf photos organized by date & break spanning back to 2010.

50ft infinity swimming pool perfectly positioned to watch world class surf action at the Panga Drops surf break directly out front. Ample upwind openings, deep terraces on southern elevations and the biggest balcony along the beachfront give for incredible spaces to live, lounge and luxuriate.

***The Accommodation***

The master suite is downstairs, there are three further bedrooms upstairs and a fifth bedroom in stand alone casita . Cost for the main house is $650/nt for up to 8 guests, the studio (maximum occupancy two) rents separately for an additional fee of $100/nt. Total of 5 bedrooms (sleeps 10) with main house and studio combined. The master bedroom has a king size bed. The remaining four bedrooms each have a pair of XL twins or a king bed as per guest's requirement. Full width bi-fold doors give incredible ocean and surf break views from the living/ dining area and kitchen. Southern elevations have deep to shade keep the sun out of the house and create fresh covered terraces to relax by the pool and enjoy the views. Top quality, hand made furniture throughout.

More Details

Property Manager
James Hearn
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
October 17, 2017


Rivas Department House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Included in Price
  • Lunch - Included in Price
  • Dinner - Included in Price
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 8000 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 10
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Dining Area
  • 4 Bathrooms
  • 1 Half Bath
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Private to second suite.
    Bathroom 3 - toilet , shower , Shared between junior suites #3 and #4.
    Bathroom 4 - toilet , For kitchen, downstairs communal areas.
    Bathroom 5 - toilet , shower , Private to casita studio.
  • 5 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , Master suite is downstairs. Direct swimming pool access!
    Bedroom 2 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , Beds can be used together as a king OR apart as two twins.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , Beds can be used together as a king or apart as two twins.
    Bedroom 4 - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , Beds can be used together as a king or apart as two twins.
    Casita Studio (bedroom 5) - 1 king , 2 twin/ single , Fully self contained unit with 1x king or 2x twins.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Golf ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
Great for families, multi family groups or groups of surfers! Get in touch and we look forward to being of assistance in planning your perfect Nicaraguan adventure!


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Colonial style beachfront mansion on Nicaragua's best surfing beach.
average rating of 4.928571 based on 14 reviews

This place is awesome!

  • 5 of 5

Amazing house. Amazing staff and help. Amazing surf! Couldn't ask for anything better.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Huntington Beach, California

Fisher Family

  • 5 of 5

Five stars in every possible category. Our stay here exceeded every expectation we had by far. The house, and grounds are absolutely beautiful, thanks to an amazing friendly staff, who by the end of our short stay, were more like part of the family, and we will miss. To top things off we scored incredible surf. (our main reason for this location). The only downside of this stay was having to leave. This is our first trip to Nicaragua, so we transferred to another house in San Juan Del Sur for another experience. This is where I am writing this from. The house is nice, as well as the staff, but the whole family agrees next time we will stay the entire time at fort walker. Ian, Kerenia, Jolman, Edjuardo thank you for making this a wonderful experience for the entire family. We will truly miss you guys.

  • Submitted: Aug 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Francisco

Fort Walker Is Awesome!

  • 5 of 5

This place is AMAZING! The surf out front is pumping with a solid reef break that hold's TOH+ and a beach break down the beach thats the easiest barrel to surf. Vaulted ceilings and ice cold AC that is VERY comfortable. I will be back...

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great home and location

  • 5 of 5

Ft. Walker is the definitely a great beach front property, and the pictures do not do it justice. Last time, we stayed at another house nearby which was really good and I also recommended, but Ft. Walker is by far better. Great open floor plan, much more comfortable furniture, relaxing hammocks, and excellent pool. Plus it is situated in front of a killer a-frame surf break.

There are many things that make Ft. Walker special, but for us, the service is what sets it apart. Iain, David, Karenia (sp), and all the staff are incredible! Needing a ride to a surf break-check. Needing fresh fish and shrimp caught that day-check. Needing your clothes cleaned-check. Daily housekeeping--check. All requests at the last minute-check.

I look forward to a return visit, hopefully soon!

  • Submitted: May 16, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Family Fun!

  • 5 of 5

This beach front property is a boasts everything one could desire for a relaxing floor plan and spacious rooms made it great for our teenagers and their friends...180 degree ocean views, great staff and we were well fed by an amazing chef....the hammocks were a crowd favourite.

Iain, David and all the staff at Fort Walker were fantastic additions....each made our stay pleasurable. David was instrumental in our numerous booking requests prior to arrival while Iain went above the call of duty during our stay with his prompt responses and attention to detail....always available with our many requests. He even located lobster last minute for our final night dinner.

You will not regret booking this property and all the amenities it offers.

  • Submitted: Apr 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Incredible home in the BEST location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed at Fort Walker for our annual multi-family spring break trip and we were blown away. We have stayed all over Central America and we all agreed that this was one of best houses and locations (maybe the best!). David and Ian of Nicaragua356 took care of every need and last minute request (more ice, beers, a shuttle to take us to other nearby surfing beaches, etc.). All we had to do was send Ian a text and he would respond almost immediately to help with our question/request. We ordered a golf cart (a must for fun traveling around the Hacienda Iguana grounds) that was conveniently delivered to the house as requested. Same with our rental car. The chef cooked us amazing fresh authentic delicious meals each day and the housekeepers cleaned up and took care of everything, including our laundry whenever needed. Pool was cleaned every morning and fresh towels were waiting for us on the pool lounges. All we had to do was relax and enjoy the environment. The house itself is gorgeous and so comfortable - the pictures do not do it justice. We were a group of 11 people and not once did we feel crowded. We felt like we were in our own private paradise. The pool was just amazing and the view is unbeatable. We could be in the pool watching the guys surf then run out for a swim in the ocean just steps away. We spent many days at the house and little spots around Hacienda Iguana, but also ventured out to Magnific Rock Popoyo beach (amazing must see rock formation on the beach and great surfing), Rancho Santana beach club/restaurant for some outside meals (fish tacos yum!!), Guacalito de la Isla (awesome beach club and gorgeous beach), Mukul Resort is stunning luxury if you are into that and we also visited the incredible city of Granada and the Isletas, which I highly recommend if you have time. We strongly recommend this house. We had a group including a 5 year old, teen/young adults and adult couples. Half of the group were surfers and they loved it. We can't wait to return!

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
80 Miles
Managua (MGA)
Nearest Beach
Playa Iguana
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.