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Casa Horizon - Beachfront Surf & Yoga Luxury Hostel

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5 bedrooms
5 bathrooms
18 guests
3 nights minimum
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In the deep south of Nicaragua, just a stone's throw from Costa Rica, there's the kind of beach you can only hope to stumble upon while traveling - Playa Escameca. Long and wide, this beach has only a couple of houses and a handful of beach bungalows dotted here and there, so staying with us means you're surrounded by nothing but ocean and nature! For the travelers out there looking for something authentic, peaceful and off-the-beaten-path, we introduce you to Casa Horizon! Casa Horizon is a multi-leveled jungle house that has an eco-friendly design to minimize its footprint. If you were ever a Survivor fan than this beach may look familiar to you, as it was actually the setting for a camp in Survivor Nicaragua 2010. This rental consists of 5 bedrooms, and 5 washrooms, a kitchen, mas...In the deep south of Nicaragua, just a stone's throw from Costa Rica, there's the kind of beach you can only hope to stumble upon while traveling - Playa Escameca. Long and wide, this beach has only a couple of houses and a handful of beach bungalows dotted here and there, so staying with us means you're surrounded by nothing but ocean and nature! For the travelers out there looking for something authentic, peaceful and off-the-beaten-path, we introduce you to Casa Horizon! Casa Horizon is a multi-leveled jungle house that has an eco-friendly design to minimize its footprint. If you were ever a Survivor fan than this beach may look familiar to you, as it was actually the setting for a camp in Survivor Nicaragua 2010. This rental consists of 5 bedrooms, and 5 washrooms, a kitchen, massive living room, a dining room, a yoga studio (or hammock lounge), and large patios with beautiful hardwood floors, so you can soak in the incredible views of the beach and the EPIC horizon at sunset. We are part of a gated community called Costa Dulce Surfside Community, so we are also represented by a team of 8 night security watchman, as well as our own night security 7 nights/week. We are very remote, but also in an incredibly safe and peaceful environment. It's amazing how isolated you can feel staying at Casa Horizon, but San Juan del Sur - a funky, laid-back surf town - is only 25 minutes drive away. As well as our own surfbreak directly out front, you can walk to Playa Yankee in 20 minutes - a reknowned surfbreak in Nicaragua. We are one of only two properties located along the beach in our majestic bay, Playa Escameca. Prices vary through the year, with High season in October - May, and Green Season June - September, which has more rain, but ultimately any time of year is an awesome time to visit Nicaragua. The climate is extremely warm year around, and perfect for a beach destination. The waves are often even better in low season, but we are blessed with offshore winds, it is the perfect wind for consistent waves year around. As well, being so close to the ocean at Casa Horizon with the waves and wind gives a cozy breeze that helps keep you comfortable, so we do not need air con at Casa Horizon, and our walls are open and breathable, with screens instead of windows, to keep insects out. We have high quality fans, and luxurious beds, sheets, pillows, towels, sofas, furniture, countertops/bars, appliance, and also many individual spaces to work, if you have interest in staying for a while, or need to take time away to get some things done. Lay in a hammock, practice yoga, eat meals, hang out with friends, and even watch movies or events on the big screen!...Yet, you are right in the thick of a gorgeous nature reserve in front of a beautiful surfbreak, and sunset view. It's rustic luxury as we would call it. Comfortable mattresses, designer quality sheets, towels and pillows. Hot showers. Big washrooms. Great fans. Views of the sunset, like you would not believe! And only a 3 minute walk to one of the most gorgeous beaches in Nicaragua. We haven't even told you about the viewpoint that's about a 4 minute walk from the house, or the hikes to other beaches, or about the turtle nesting sanctuary down the steps from the house, and where baby turtles are often hatching and being released into the ocean, more than 10,000 babies per year in fact, under an organization called 'Vital Action'. The founder of Casa Horizon is also the founder of a travel company called Free & Easy Traveler, and 'Breathe in Life' Yoga Travel, so our team has a great deal of experience in customizing any kind of group trip, event, reunion, birthday, wedding, yoga retreat, surf adventure, bachelor party, fitness retreat, or adventure travel, that you have in mind. Casa Horizon was designed in mind to be the best expression of what we would want in a location, from so many of the favourites that we've experienced in the 20 plus countries that our companies operate. Nicaragua is truly a special country to travel, but Casa Horizon is a magnificent spot where you'll be thankful to end up! Whether you are a couple, a solo traveler, or with a group of friends/family altogether, the property and experience can be customized to your needs. If the dates are available to book, then it means one of our suites is available, and we are happy to reserve it for you. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Bathrooms
2 Full baths, 3 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Owner
Curtis S
Languages spoken:English
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:December 2016
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Reviewed January 30, 2019

My fiancé and I rented Casa Horizon with our closest friends to host a fantastic stag/stagette party (probably the most fantastic that has ever occurred). The owner Curt set up transportation to San Juan for Sunday Fun Day, a girls pool day and for a...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Alana R
Reviewed March 14, 2018

We stayed at Casa Horizon for 4 nights in early March. The place is extremely clean and new, the beds were comfortable, the view is spectacular, and Finn the dog is amazing! Rory the manager was very helpful with helping us arrange transfers, dinners ect....More

Date of stay: March 2018
Thank Mike W
Reviewed February 1, 2018

Had the pleasure of staying at the Casa in December with 10 other gentlemen for a week long bachelor party and was absolutely over-impressed with the accommodation and location at the Casa. The staff, Rory, John and Omar, took unreal care of our crew and...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank CLinssen
Reviewed December 14, 2017

This place is simply amazing. Outstanding views, a short walk from the beach and all the amenities you need. Rory, John and Omar went above and beyond to make sure our stay was awesome. It’s in a remote location so you won’t have to worry...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank michaelsugden
Reviewed December 13, 2017

We had the pleasure of spending a week at the Casa for a friends Bachelor party. I cannot give enough praise to this place - from the absolutely gorgeous location, private beach, & activities, to the wonderful people who work there. Rory, John, and Omar...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank Jwiltze
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Reviewed December 13, 2017

I came here with 10 guys for my bachelor party in early December for 6 nights. First and foremost I couldn't think of a better location; Escameca is secluded enough to have that whole gorgeous beach all to ourselves most of the time, and close...More

Date of stay: December 2017
Thank carterbuan
Reviewed November 18, 2017

Can't say enough of Case Horizon - all the amenities, amazing views, perfect surf able waves for both advanced and beginners. Staff were super friendly, great food options and everything accessible. I'll be back for sure after this experience! Heading back home to snow and...More

Date of stay: November 2017
Thank Benjamin C
Reviewed November 18, 2017

I had the pleasure of staying at Casa Horizon for 12-days, it was ABSOLUTE PARADISE! The staff were amazing, food was wonderful, the surfing was epic, and the Casa itself was very well maintained and comfortable. The rooms were built very well, and are very...More

Date of stay: November 2017
Thank Jay W
Reviewed May 8, 2017

What an incredible experience we had with John (who runs the joint) and his cousin Sarah who was visiting. Casa Horizon neighbors Costa Dulce and shares all amenities - beach access, availability of meals, drinks, and common areas. Johnny (I call him Johnny) is a...More

Date of stay: May 2017
3  Thank dannyl161
Reviewed March 31, 2017

Casa Horizon was so much fun! I was with a bunch of friends around New Years. Spending the days at the secluded beach, and evenings, well, also at the beach, made the trip. The water is so clean and perfect for surfing. Staff at Casa...More

Date of stay: January 2017
1  Thank CristaCSullivan
Casa_Horizon, VR Owner at Casa Horizon - Beachfront Surf & Yoga Luxury Hostel, responded to this reviewResponded April 2, 2017

Thanks so much for the review Crista!

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Balcony
Grill
Boat Available
Ceiling Fans
Suitable For Children Under 5
Deck
Freezer
Refrigerator
Housekeeping Included
Internet Access
Linens Provided
Ocean Views
Parking
Patio
Safe
Staffed Property
Cooker
Terrace
Towels Provided
Washer
Water Views
Waterfront
Wi-Fi
Fishing Nearby
Horse Riding Nearby
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Hiking Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
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About the neighbourhood
The photos will provide the best idea of the beauty in the area, and all of them are from our property or at the beautiful beach, Playa Escameca, which we are only 50 - 100 steps down from our terraced hotel and villa.
Getting around
Most of the lifestyle when you're staying at Casa Horizon lets the outside world slip away, and most days are spent in the close vicinity of the hotel, where there's an abundance of amazing experiences. Walking, surfing, paddle-boarding, horseback riding, catamaran & boat trips, or acro yoga, are how we normally get around. If you decide you want to visit other beaches, or San Juan del Sur for a night out, or shopping, we have a network of local drivers that can cater to your needs, as well as our own hotel transport that can assist with activities and trips to town (25 mins). If you choose to drive on your own, then we recommend that you get a 4x4 for some of the unpaved roads, but it's still possible to make it with a smaller car.
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