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Buena Onda Beach Resort

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

This place is like a piece of paradise. I stayed here for 8 nights and was really sad to leave. I stayed in a dorm as well as a private room & both were good. The staff were extremely welcoming & always stopped to ask me how my day. They were laid back & made me feel at home for...

Thank Amy B
Bidart, France
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great communication with the owner Philip before the trip. He always replied to any questions se had. The two managers Aurélie and Gilles are very Nice and very helpful. Good staff and good food. A great place to stay with friends or family!

Thank damiencolsy
Richmond, Virginia
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Our group of 12 came to Buena Onda at the recommendation of our group organizer, who'd spent time in the area previously on a service trip. We selected the "ultimate surf package," despite our lack of experience, but found it to be a fantastic choice! Everyone we traveled with was able to make great strides under the instruction of Pat...

Thank jpl1204
Hershey, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Buena Onda was the best trip I have taken in the last five years, by far! The resort was gorgeous, the staff was so kind and welcoming (and all spoke English, if that matters to you), and the food was absolutely incredible. I went with a group of friends under the "ultimate surf package", which is the all-inclusive version the...

Thank aroshong
Winter Park
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We spent 4 nights here. The staff was amazing and really made us feel it home. They offered special items in the restaurant for our children and were very free with information about surfing locations and times. They were also extremely friendly when seeing them off the resort. Great place! Great Staff! We will return. Full Service!

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Blacksburg, Virginia
Reviewed 15 April 2017

I organized a trip for myself and 11 fellow medical students to Buena Onda this spring to relax after our board exams. We chose the "ultimate surf package" and are glad we did! Some of us stayed in the Villas and some stayed in the deluxe apartments. On a side note, I had spent time in the area a few...

Thank tmiklovi
Reviewed 3 April 2017

My husband and I stayed at Onda for 2 weeks for a month-long stay in Nicaragua. It was excellent :) Philip and his wife are very accommodating--particularly when the power was out for almost 2 days straight. (This is nothing against Onda, the power routinely goes out in Nicaragua.) The staff is incredibly friendly, and in particular we really appreciated...

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Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

You want to know: "is this the place for me?" Right? It was 110% right for me. If you're after what I was after, booking this place is a no-brainer. I'm a 35 year old Brit that loves to surf year-round, but who drives a desk 48 stressful weeks a year. My reason for coming to Nicaragua (with a friend)...

1Thank jbeansurfer
Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 21 March 2017

The Buena Onda Beach Resort is the perfect place to chill and relax. It´s directly on the beach, has big pool and a very nice area. The food is fantastic. Dorms and Bathrooms are very clean and the beds are really comfy. Also the staff is very friendly and helpful. Don´t wait and go there!

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Reviewed 16 March 2017

Nothing I love more than staying in an air-conditioned hut-type room that's right on the beach. The location is perfect and worth the 3 hour drive from the airport. Gill and Auriella took care of EVERYTHING we needed. Handling meals, surfing lessons, massages (that we got every single day), getting us rides, and helping us figure out where to go...

Thank Amy S

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  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Microwave
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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, 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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Buena Onda Beach Resort

Address: Playa Santana, Popoyo, Tola, Nicaragua
Region: Nicaragua > Rivas Department > Tola
Price Range: $117 - $120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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Buena Onda Beach Hotel Tola
Buena Onda Beach Resort Nicaragua/Tola
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