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Casa Brown

House in Playa Santana, Nicaragua

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Living SpaceKitchen and DiningMaster BedroomMaster BathroomBedroom #2Bunk RoomBedroom #3SuitePool and Patio AreaSunset over Playa Rosada

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About this property

Casa Brown is located beachfront at beautiful Playa Rosada, within the gated community of Rancho Santana on Nicaragua’s Emerald Coast. Whether you are on a family vacation or a surf getaway with friends, this luxury home with modern rustic touches is a perfect fit! The home has 5 bedrooms and 5-and-a-half bathrooms, and features air conditioning throughout, a swimming pool and two outdoor patios overlooking the Pacific Ocean, a fully equipped kitchen, BBQ grill, wireless internet, and satellite TV. Housekeeping and gardening staff are on-hand to help make your stay comfortable and carefree. An in-home catering service is also available as an additional add-on to your luxury vacation. 

The master bedroom contains a king bed, two other bedrooms contain a queen bed each, and there is a bunk room with two twin bunks (great for kids!). The 5th bedroom is a mother-in-law suite which includes a queen bed, en-suite bathroom, kitchenette and its own private balcony. The house comfortably sleeps up to 12 adults.

Casa Brown is located about a 2.5-hour drive from the Augusto C. Sandino International Airport in Managua, which most guests use for their travel to Nicaragua. Many of the major vehicle rental agencies have locations at the Managua airport (we recommend you make a reservation in advance).

The Costa Esmeralda Airport, located 15 minutes from the Rancho Santana development, opened in late 2015.  Direct flights are available from Liberia, Costa Rica on Sansa Airlines.  If traveling light, guests may want to consider experiencing the beautiful views and convenience of flying into the Costa Esmeralda Airport.  These are small commuter planes with limited cargo storage.  Those traveling with full size suitcases and surfboards should check with the airlines before booking ticket to ensure there is ample baggage space on the flight. 

While we provide airport transportation, it is necessary to have a rental vehicle while staying within the Rancho Santana community. This development is a sprawling, 2,700 acre property, full of rolling hills and home to 5 beautiful beaches.  These beaches are known for breathtaking coastal views and world class surf breaks.

A vehicle will also allow you to access the Playa Colorado, Panga Drops and Los Perros surf breaks. There is a back road within Rancho Santana that leads to a surf parking area (and great taco restaurant!).  You can park there and surf Los Perros out front or walk to Panga Drops and Playa Colorado.

Additional amenities within the community include 3 restaurants, a café, a pool side bar,  3 community pools, clubhouse area (equipped with a bocce court and horseshoe pit), horse stables, hiking trails, tennis courts, a spectacular yoga platform looking over beautiful Playa Santana, the Ford Fine Art Gallery, a spa, small grocery market, and more! 

A vehicle is also necessary to access the development’s restaurant and other points of interest in the area. Rental vehicles can be obtained at the Managua Airport or at nearby rental agencies. We can provide a guide to meet you at the airport in his own vehicle to show you the way to Rancho Santana. We can also help set up a vehicle rental with a nearby agency (which will deliver the vehicle to your rental property) if you would prefer to be picked up at the airport instead of driving yourself.

Easter and Christmas week (December 24-January 2) rates are $850/night 


  • Pool
  • Luxury
  • Board Rentals Nearby
  • Beginner Surf Lessons
  • Kid Friendly
  • Outdoor Shower
  • A/C
  • Wireless Internet
  • Television


  • Golfing
  • Hiking


Period Cost
Per Night $665
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This property is located near Playa Colorado. Playa Colorado is a river mouth beach break that serves up some of the best waves in Nicaragua. Any hint of south swell gets funneled into A-Frame peaks groomed to perfection by the constant offshore wind. The wave is a mix of barrels, peaks, sections, and ramps that revolve around the mood of the ocean and tides. Colorados can dish out incredible barrels when the elements come together. Its power will surprise you at times, it is one of the most consistent spots in Central America as well. Be prepared to break a board or two during your visit, but also be prepared to get some of the best rides of your life over one of the best sandbars imaginable!

This property is also located near Panga Drops. A horseshoe shaped rock / beach break that produces some of the regions best waves. This wave can hold more size than nearby Playa Colorado, up to 3x overhead. Big drops and long walls can be expected. Intermediate to advanced.

This property is also located near Los Perros. A fickle, seldom surfed right point break. The wave is fun to surf sometimes but don't count on anything.

This property is also located near Playa Santana. A beach break that works best around a high tide. Three main peaks, the first peak is similar to a reverse Sebastian Inlet, the second and third peaks are A-frame barreling beach breaks with lots of good lefts and rights.

This property is also located near Popoyo. The most well known break in the area. Rights and lefts break over rock bottom. A-frame that breaks on high tide (fat and workable) and low low tide(fast and hollow). Rarely unoccupied so look for the surfers in the water and you're there! The rights are more barreling, while the lefts are longer. There is a huge outer reef break too, experts only!

Surf Type

  • Point break
  • Beach break
  • Reef break
  • Short board
  • Warm water

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Living Space

Kitchen and Dining

Master Bedroom

Master Bathroom

Bedroom #2

Bunk Room

Bedroom #3


Pool and Patio Area

Sunset over Playa Rosada

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