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Brisas del Mar Nicaragua

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Road 58, Jiquilillo 26200 Nicaragua
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#2 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Jiquilillo
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Brisas del Mar is located on the North Pacific Coast in the authentic fishing village of Jiquilillo. You can enjoy sun, sand and surf just steps away from your air conditioned room. Guests can enjoy activities from surfing and deep sea fishing to paddle boarding and releasing sea turtles. Brisas is the ideal paradise where you can relax with your friends and family and enjoy life.

Brisas is a great spring board to attractions nearby. For the adventurous type you can "volcano board" down the active volcano Cerro Negro. You can also hike up the nearby dormant volcano Cosiguina. This volcano has breathtaking views of the caldera lake and the Pacific Ocean.

Volunteer groups are also welcome at Brisas. We support many local infrastructure projects such as the El Limonel dump community and sustainable housing in Jiquilillo.

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Road 58, Jiquilillo 26200 Nicaragua
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Miranda M wrote a review May 2017
Georgian Bay, Canada113 contributions144 helpful votes
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We just spent 8 days taking in the sun, surf & sand at Brisas and I wish we could have stayed longer. The hotel is in a remote area of northwest Nicaragua, away from the manic crowds in Managua and San Juan del Sur, but still close enough to Chinandega and Leon that you can get there easily by cab. The pristine beach is the main attraction--miles and miles of it, almost completely devoid of human activity. The dark volcanic sand is soft underfoot, with few rocks to interfere with long walks and swimming. It's an up and coming surf area, with rentals and instruction available through the hotel. There are boogie boards you can use, as well. Bring a ball glove... the local kids love playing catch in the backyard at Brisas. Rooms are comfortable and cozy. Picture yourself staying at a friend's clean beachside cottage. You can lounge around in the adirondack (Muskoka) chairs, rockers or hammocks at your leisure. The covered outdoor dining area and bar are a great place to play cards, read a book or chat with friends, too. The food is DELICIOUS (and we say that together as a chef and a picky eater), with healthy home cooked portions at each meal. An outdoor shower lets you get cleaned up from the beach before heading back to your room. This isn't a Mexican 5-star, which we really appreciated since there are enough of those out there already! It's very well done in an area of Nicaragua that's up and coming, but still very much third world in a lot of ways (eg.: they're still washing your laundry by hand on washboards!). It's an experience that can help you grow and shape your perspective of the world, if you let it. Because Brisas is partnered with Monty's Beach Lodge next door, you can enjoy the amenities there, as well (including the pool and the upper level oceanfront hammocks). You can also join the groups at Monty's and Brisas for voluntourism opportunities like helping with new home builds or cooking meals for a displaced population of residents who now live in the Chinandega dump. Or, you can go on activities like volcano boarding, horse back riding, village walks and nights out with the locals, surfing & yoga, etc, all organized through Brisas. The staff in both places are fantastic and really committed to making sure you have a good experience. Some are Spanish-speaking only, but there's always English-speaking staff on hand. These people work incredibly hard, morning til night, and appreciate your gratuities at the end of your trip. If you're looking for an escape in an authentic, rural Central American place where you can really immerse yourself in that life while still enjoying creature comforts like a clean room, flushing toilet, and great meals, this is where you want to be. The fact that it just happens to be situated on one of the best strips of beach we've ever seen after traveling much of CA and the Caribbean is icing on the cake. We'll be back!
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Date of stay: May 2017
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Response from Megan E, Owner at Brisas del Mar Nicaragua
Responded May 19, 2017
Huge thanks Miranda. We are so pleased that you and the chef have fallen in love with Nicaragua. We are pumped that you both will continue to become part of the community in Nica. Enjoy paraíso.
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Jbyelle wrote a review Mar. 2017
Tulsa, Oklahoma29 contributions3 helpful votes
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Brisis in Jililliqio Nicaragua is a refreshing experience. You'll feel like one of the family the moment you arrive. Cari and her staff make your stay a true pleasure from the comfortable air conditioned rooms to the concierge services offered to arrange adventure excursions or in room spa treatments. Hammocks and rocking chairs welcome hours of R&R under thatched roofed cabanas beachside in the resorts common areas only a few paces away from the friendly bartenders serving $2 beers & cocktails. Bring the family, adventure/service group or arrive solo and enjoy the local comfort & hospitality of the Nicaraguan owners who are proud to share with you the best of the Nicaragua pacific coastline.
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Date of stay: February 2017Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Chris D wrote a review Feb. 2017
Toronto, Canada1 contribution
Spent 5 days at Brisas and loved every minute of it. The location is absolute paradise with the most perfect sunsets. You need to drive for about 20 minutes on a dirt road to get there and I loved that there was no wifi! A great place to unplug from it all. The breeze and sound of the ocean is intoxicating. The hammocks were comfortable, the coffee strong, and the cocktails cold! The owner, Cari, and her staff of Chrystobal, Kevin and Sandra, were so incredibly accommodating. Nothing was ever any trouble. Added bonus: each room has A/C - I think Brisas is the only property that does in Jiquilillo.
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Date of stay: February 2017
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Kathy P wrote a review Feb. 2017
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This was my first trip to Nicaragua and it did not disappoint. I traveled with a group and we spent 5 days at Brisas. Cari, the manager, ensures that everything is idyllic for your stay, whatever your version of idyllic happens to be! She and the rest of her team embrace you like family --- and the family that you really love to spend time with :-) We had a number of food "nuances" in the group and Sandra managed to find delicious ways to meet everyone's needs. Crystobal (I hope I spelled that right) never lost his smile or traveled at a speed that was less than an Olympic speed-walking speed to ensure you were truly looked after at all times of the day. And Kevin - how can anyone not love the guy that hand-delivers a cold, fruity, tropical beverage as you finish up an ocean swim and don't want to leave the beach for fear of missing the beautiful sunset. And, they do all this while also being an incredible piece of the service and vision for enhancing the lives of the people who live there! I hope to see you soon :-) xoxo PS - while 445 am wake up seems early, do not miss the sunrise kayak excursion!!
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Date of stay: February 2017
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Tahnya M wrote a review Feb. 2017
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This was my first trip to Nicaragua and Jiquillo and I can't wait to go back and take my kids! My friends and I had so many amazing experiences! Horseback riding on the beach, climbing a volcano, kayaking, volunteering, learning to surf, salsa dancing and releasing newly hatched sea turtles! We spent hours wandering the miles of beautiful beach, meeting villagers who welcomed us and showed us how they make their living fishing, baking or making crafts and jewelry. And the sunsets....incredible! The staff at Brisa del Mar was gracious and accommodating to any requests we made. They met dietary restrictions in our group while still providing ethnic cuisine with some 'Canadian' favourites. When we asked for snacks and beverages in the afternoon they were provided for us. I loved the simplicity of Brisas and the relaxed atmosphere it gave our group. Nica time moves differently! We had the comfort of air conditioning in our rooms and access to wifi if we wanted it. Maria Elena, Kevin, Carlos, Oscar, Gerry and many more treated us like family and made our trip an amazing experience! We accomplished so much and yet never felt rushed to do anything. I can't wait to return and unplug to the simple pleasures Brisas del Mar and Nicaragua offer! There are many more adventures awaiting in this lovely fishing village of Jiquillo! Thank you Brisas staff! See you soon!
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Date of stay: November 2016Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Response from Megan E, Manager at Brisas del Mar Nicaragua
Responded Feb. 8, 2017
Wow!! Thanks for this great review. We had a great time hosting you and your friends. It was our pleasure to spend time with all of you, especially during turtle releases and happy hour excursions. We can't wait until you return! Hasta Pronto!!
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Frequently Asked Questions about Brisas del Mar Nicaragua
What are some of the property amenities at Brisas del Mar Nicaragua?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a lounge, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Brisas del Mar Nicaragua?
Guests can enjoy a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Brisas del Mar Nicaragua?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
Does Brisas del Mar Nicaragua have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Brisas del Mar Nicaragua offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Brisas del Mar Nicaragua located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.03 km away from the centre of Jiquilillo.
Are pets allowed at Brisas del Mar Nicaragua?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.