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San Juan del Sur, Rivas, Nicaragua
Reviewed 22 February 2014

In the jungle 20 minutes from San Juan del Sur, a man- and car-eating dirt road drops you off at a cluster of buildings and private casitas with thatched roofs. Tropical hardwood furniture and accessories produced by the founders' sustainable furniture company (think massive glossy stumps and sleek wood accents, from key chains to cutting boards) set the stage, sweeping...

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Thank Mairi B
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 December 2013

The Maderas Village was such a great find and a beautiful place to stay. It is a haven of tranquility just set back from the beach and from the moment we arrived we were made to feel welcome. The staff were just great, the accomodation was comfortable and spacious, the hammocks and sunsets were fabulous, the cocktails and food were...

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Thank ImyFisher
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 26 December 2013

i don't want to downplay how beautiful and lush this place is, how fresh and amazing the food and drinks are, how they are so conveniently located near the beach and surf, and how it is just the perfect place for yoga....but what blew me away the most and made me feel like i had a home in the tree...

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Thank annrobillard88
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 14 December 2013

Stayed at Maderas Village for 6 days. The location, staff, food and drinks were all superb! Just a stones throw from the breaks of Playa Maderas, it's on a secluded hilltop with great sunset views from the top. Would definitely recommend for anyone looking to escape reality.

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Thank Shawn S
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 12 October 2013

My friends and I only visited for a few hours to eat lunch and take a tour of the grounds, but it was awesome. First, the food and drinks were great. I especially appreciated that the pina coladas weren't uber sweet. Also, I didn't have any fruit, but the dragonfruit in the granola breakfast bowl looked amazing. Second, the views...

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Thank mram28
Reviewed 4 September 2013

We had an amazing time in Maderas village this summer! It's not just an another hotel but your home and family away from home! the hotel is really nice, the staff is really friendly, the beach is perfect, the sunset are amazing...what more can I say? Thank you guys for making our few days with you so great! PS: an...

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Thank Hanzade1
New York City, New York
Reviewed 15 August 2013

Stayed for a week in March and was a great stay. Dave, Dickie, and the group made it feel like I was staying with friends the entire time. They have created a laid back atmosphere above the surf that allows guests to make their stay whatever they want it to be.

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NYC
Reviewed 6 June 2013

This was my 2nd visit. I still don't surf. I sort of do yoga. My expectations were clearly raised based on the 1st visit. I wasn't disappointed. I had forgotten how fresh the juice & fruit & vegetables are. How unspoiled the beach. And how the whole experience still seems a secret to a delighted bunch of coast wayfarers /...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 4 June 2013

I stayed at the village for almost 2 weeks (wish I stayed longer) in November 2012, as a birthday present to myself. I’m 28, and decided to go alone, which I have never done before, but figured I would be just fine there. Turns out I was right. I got a private room in the main house, and the room...

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Montreal
Reviewed 13 May 2013

I was at Maderas in February, and while this place isn't for everyone, it is great at what it claims to be and shouldn't be chastised for what it NEVER claims to be. If you want to relax, meet some awesome fellow vacationers (more so than "travelers"), network a bit, be close to the beautiful Playa Maderas beach (not a...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are located at Maderas Beach, about 20 minutes outside of San Juan del Sur. We offer a three daily meals, either a la carte or as part of a pre-fixe menu. We are like a boutique hotel, but less pretentious. We love people who want a place to surf, read, debate, and do yoga daily; who want to lose themselves in a place, and find themselves in the people. We offer tailored packages for short-term guests and very reasonably priced rates for people planning to stay longer than 3 weeks. We are not in Lonely Planet or other guidebooks; we like having to be found. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Maderas Village

Address: Maderas Beach, San Juan del Sur 230492, Nicaragua
Region: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > San Juan del Sur
Price Range: $60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
Also Known As:
The Maderas Village Hotel San Juan Del Sur
The Maderas Village Nicaragua/San Juan Del Sur
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