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Buena Onda Beach Resort

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Overview
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“playa santana”(38 reviews)
“the managers”(13 reviews)
“surf package”(15 reviews)
AMENITIES
Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
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All reviewsplaya santanathe managerssurf packagedeluxe roomsdinner specialsnice poolsurf guidea great place to staymy girlfriendlaid backgood vibesthe location is perfectthe food is greatmagnific rockmake you feel at homegreat spotfish tacos
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Reviewed April 3, 2018

I couldn't have been happier with my stay at Buena Onda. The rooms were clean and comfortable and the resort had a quiet easy-going atmosphere. Our guide Patrick and the staff are what really made the vacation unbelievable. I went never having surfed before and...More

Thank dukeandrews
Reviewed April 1, 2018

Very great, small resort. The staff were amazing and always helpful, from food to touring. The beach is right there, with good waves for beginners not far away. Lots of great activities available from the resort - horseback riding, boat trips, etc. The rooms have...More

Thank Kirsten A
Reviewed April 1, 2018

Spend 5 days at Buena Onda with my group. We had an interesting mix of two 15YO surf crazy boys, one15YO non surfing girl, and two old guys looking for easy waves and a good time. Buena Onda met all of our needs and beyond....More

Thank Scott L
Reviewed March 22, 2018

The single issue that we had with our 2 rooms was that they were too hot. We knew that there was no air conditioning but the fans alone were not enough to mitigate the heat. Other than that it was all positive - helpful and...More

Thank Joe C
Reviewed February 15, 2018

My brother and I stayed a week in late Jan 2018. What an incredible journey! The all-inclusive package was beyond our expectations. Accommodations were ideal, food great, staff very attentive, and we just felt like we were completely at home but in an amazing beach...More

Thank DBerman111
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Description
Our seaside hideaway is just a stones throw from one of Nicaragua's finest beaches, Playa Santana - where our nearest neighbors are grazing cows and howling monkeys. We have superb, consistently breaking, ...More barreling surf right out front. Sunshine, tropical warmth, warm water and off-shore breezes 300+ days a year, comfortable (and affordable!) Accommodation, and most of all, BUENA ONDA (good vibrations) morning, noon and night. Your Swiss hosts, Philip and Sarah, will make sure that you spend your well-deserved holiday hassle free, in style and that you are well looked after during your stay. Come and explore - we'd love to share our little piece of paradise with you. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Restaurant
Pool
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Dry Cleaning
Golf Course
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Room Service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
15
Price range
US$109 - US$176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Buena Onda Beach Hotel Tola
,
Buena Onda Beach Resort Nicaragua/Tola
Location
Nicaragua > Rivas Department > Tola
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Suites, Kitchenette, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
15
Price range
US$109 - US$176 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Buena Onda Beach Hotel Tola
,
Buena Onda Beach Resort Nicaragua/Tola
Location
Nicaragua > Rivas Department > Tola
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Traveller (273)
Pool & Beach (41)
Room & Suite (33)
Dining (15)
Family and Play Areas (3)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (1)
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jmeleelangdon
April 10, 2016|
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Response from Arnjensurfers10 | Reviewed this property |
So sorry it took me so long to answer I just saw i this question. There is a couple of small restaurants (ma and po) but food is alright! There's also the Mag Rock about 30 mins walk or $10 motortaxi ride round trip. Mag... More
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jab2067
March 20, 2016|
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Response from Donald R M | Reviewed this property |
Yes Buena Onda will arrange for a driver. It takes a good two hours. I have arranged my own transport and in fact used an English speaking driver (Nicaraguan married to an American) who has driven for Buena Onda. He charged... More
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ChrisStalker
February 10, 2015|
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Response from Donald R M | Reviewed this property |
Buena Onda has specials on their daily menu but a ten minute walk away right on the beach is Villa Jiquelite which has excellent food at best prices in the entire area. Top bargain is their all dressed hamburger at $5 with... More
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Room Tips
"We stayed in one of the villas. Perfect for families or a 4-6 person group."
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"Opt for one of the on-site villas."
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"Depending on the season, try and grab a room with a crossbreeze from the offshore winds"
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"Deluxe rooms are a good size, we had one large double and one single bed"
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