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Los Cardones EcoLodge

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Yarmouth, Maine
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My family spent 5 days at Los Cardones and had an absolutely great time. The beach is fantastic, but what really sets Los Cardones apart are the people. The owners, Laure and Izic, have one a great job of hiring the nicest group of Nicaraguan employees possible. A tortilla cooking lesson with Elena is a must-do. Food is healthy and...

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Managua Department, Nicaragua
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great Place. $10 bucks entrance fee per person. Been coming for many years. Service is always good and the food is great. Facilities very native. Hope electricity arrives soon. Road is improving annually. Great place for surfing and family outing.

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Managua, Nicaragua
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We live in Managua and we have been to Los Cardones several times just for the day. From the Carretera Sur area, it takes us only under an hour to get there and it's perfect for a lazy Sunday afternoon. They are also currently improving the dirt road on the way out there and we are so happy to see...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 15 January 2017

My friend and I (two women in our early thirties) stayed at Los Cardones for a week. I could not recommend this special place more highly -- I opened my eyes every morning to see a palm thatched roof through a mosquito net and heard the ocean waves. The resort is beautiful, and extremely well run. We spent our days...

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LosCardonesEcolodge, Owner at Los Cardones EcoLodge, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We are very glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay.

Taos, New Mexico
Reviewed 12 December 2016

The breakfast was great.with fresh baked goods. Off the grid but nice cold beverages. Well run. Everyone made you feel welcome, A beginner surfer, and everyone helped me out and encouraged me. Nice shaddy grounds, the place to be during the day for a view and a breeze.

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Fleet, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 August 2016

Had two wonderful nights here and would definitely have stayed here for longer had we been able too. Wonderful location, so beautiful and peaceful and great views across the beach. The whole place has been so carefully thought about with sympathetic buildings for the lodge. We were lucky enough to get one of the lodges on stilts that looked over...

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Jacksonville, Florida
Reviewed 9 June 2016

My friend and I took a trip to Nica last summer and fell in love with this place! We planned to stay 3 days only, but ended up staying two extra days because none of us wanted to leave. Great food, nice people, very relaxing place ! Must visit if ever in Nicaragua!

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Reviewed 17 May 2016

We love Los Cardones! Our entire family stayed for a week at Christmas, so we had 3 cabanas. (5 adults, a teenager and a child) All were comfortable and so relaxing. The beach is uncrowded and clean. The food was amazing. My daughter and I took the tortilla-making class and had massages at the tree-top spa. Heaven! The staff was...

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Concord, New Hampshire
Reviewed 12 April 2016

The welcoming here was awesome...little paintings and rock art. The food was FANTASTIC. The ranchos are right on the beach with a table with chairs with backing (not just a picnic table but actual seats) and SUPER CLEAN!. The front of the rancho had an adirondack chair overlooking the ocean...it was so so lovely...sitting right on the beach in the...

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Reviewed 7 April 2016

The most incredible spot from the breakfast coffee to the beach, to the waves, to the hammocks, to the staff (morning, noon and night - every single one), to the big iguanas, to the BIG MONSTER IGUANA- back to the waves to the sunsets, laughs at the bar and wizard who lives in the kitchen! Special thanks to Laure and...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Los Cardones EcoLodge is a Beach Eco Resort on the most pristine surf spots of Nicaragua. We work for sea turtle conservation with our nursery, habitat preservation and beach cleanups. Empty waves roll in all year. The beaches are exposed to both SW and NW swells, making the surf very consistent. An epic left point break, a right reef break, excellent beach breaks await our guests, just one hour from the airport of Managua. Meet people… allow your soul to play and fall in love with Nicaragua. Engage meaningfully with our local community... Volunteer with us at the local school. Become one with nature… Save endangered sea turtles. Find fulfillment in simplicity. Nurture your body with healthy food and activity… massages, yoga, surf lessons, horseback rides, fat tire bicycles, beach volley ball, ping pong, slackline, delicious, homemade, wholesome meals, mangroves and luxuriant forest, fresh air, warm ocean. This Nicaragua Surf Resort is an acclaimed Eco Resort verified by Rainforest Alliance with the highest compliance to sustainable tourism in Nicaragua. Our values: Friends and Family, Protecting our Planet, Sustainable Community Development, Healthy Living, Learning through Sharing. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Los Cardones EcoLodge

Address: | Km 49 Carretera Montelimar, 15 Km Oeste, Pochomil, Nicaragua (Formerly Los Cardones Surf Lodge)
Region: Nicaragua > Managua Department > Pochomil
Price Range: $95 - $156 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Los Cardones Surf Hotel Los Cardones
Los Cardones EcoLodge Nicaragua/Pochomil
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“Beachfront Bungalows have good airflow and are much cooler. Defintely go with a bungalow.”
tommS2925JW, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“cabina on stilts catches the breeze”
maryandjay, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Go for a lodge overlooking the sea and one with an en suite. Some lodges share toilet facilities. Take a torch.”
625kirstenl, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“open to the ocean, nice clean bungalows”
MarinaB16L, 9 Jun 2016 | Read review
“we only ate lunch here, and it was awesome. get a rancho on the water”
teamfunannie, 12 Apr 2016 | Read review
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