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Río Dulce V-13: Oceanview Penthouse

House • Entire Place • Rivas, Nicaragua

Located a stones throw from the waves at Playa Colorado is the NSR Bella Vista Condo. This is a plush TOP FLOOR 3b/2b.
  • 6 maximum guests
  • 3 bedrooms
  • 5 beds
  • 2 bathrooms

The Property

Located a stones throw from the waves at Playa Colorado is the NSR Bella Vista Condo. This is a plush TOP FLOOR 3 bedroom/2 bathroom unit in Hacienda Iguana with a direct view to the lineup from the over sized balcony. Golf, surf, swim and relax at this property.

This condo comes equipped with all the creature comforts, including A/C in each bedroom and the living area, cable TV, WiFi and an auto switch generator that powers everything during a power outage. There is also a safe for your valuables. The master bedroom contains a queen bed and each of the 2 guest bedrooms contains 2 single beds. Cleaning service is included and we also offer an optional meal plan!

Property Type: Condo
Bedrooms/Bathrooms: 3/2
Occupancy: Up to 6
Distance to Beach: 50 m

Rates:

Surf Season (March-September)

$170/night - up to 2 people
$15/night per additional guest (max 6 people)

Regular Season (October-February)

$150/night - up to 2 people
$15/night per additional guest (max 6 people)

Holidays (December 24 - January 2, Wednesday thru Sunday of Easter Week) - add $100/night to surf season rates.

Book a long stay and your 10th night is free!


About the Neighborhood

Activities:

This house is located within the Hacienda Iguana development, which is known for its world-class surf breaks. There are 4 surf breaks within walking distance- Playa Colorado, Panga Drops and Los Perros are in the neighborhood and Playa Amarillo is to the south of Playa Colorado (walkable at low tide). We also have a beautiful 9-hole golf course. The course is well designed, beautifully maintained and very affordable to guests.

We would be pleased to arrange airport transfers or a variety of other tours, activities and excursions for you before or during your stay:

  • Private and group yoga classes

  • Surf lessons and guided surf trips

  • Boat and fishing charters

  • Massage and spa treatments

  • Hot springs

  • Horseback riding

  • Local community tours

Food supplies:

The best place to stop for groceries is La Colonia or La Union supermarket in Granada or Maxi Pali in Rivas. Is best to stock up on your way from the airport to the house. We HIGHLY recommend stocking up on all or as many of the groceries you will need for your entire stay OR if you don’t want to deal with planning, shopping, and preparing meals ask us about booking the meal plan, our full service catering option.

Eating out:

There are several great food options within the Hacienda Iguana development. In the commercial zone of the development you will find Scoops and Spokes, which serves up some amazing homemade ice cream, good coffee, baked goods, paninis and fresh juices. Side Bar offers stir fry and good cocktails. Don Eloys, which is a sports bar/restaurant, opens daily from afternoon Happy Hour until right before midnight. Casa Maderas is located just past the golf condos and offers authentic Nicaraguan cuisine at a fair price. In the same area, Casa Ananas offers Italian cuisine and daily international special nights. Pili's Kitchen at the Beach Club, in front of the Playa Colorado break, offers a variety of fresh foods, juices, smoothies and full bar.

Other restaurants in the general area but in different spots (outside the Hacienda Iguana development) that are worth checking out are: Jasco’s sushi bar at the Riviera commercial plaza. La Scala brick oven pizza and Malibu Popoyo (located in Limon 2), Mag Rock (located in Popoyo), Juntos and Hostal San Gigante (located in Gigante), Yolanda’s and Rancho Santana in the Limon area (ask NSR staff to make you a dinner reservation- need 24 hours advance notice).

Shopping:

We have a well merchandised store (NSR Surf Shop) located inside the Hacienda Iguana development, which offers souvenirs, surf accessories, clothing, beach towels, flip flops, sunscreen, sunglasses, swimsuits, wet suit vests and tops, rash guards and more! We also rent scooters, dirt bikes, surfboards, boogie boards and SUPs out of this location as well.

Other businesses in the Hacienda Iguana community include Satori Spa, 2 small convenience stores with a variety of grocery items and an ATM is located on the property. Other activities in the development include yoga, horseback riding and in-home massage is also available.

The Riviera commercial plaza is located within a half mile of the Hacienda Iguana entrance. Businesses in this shopping center include Jasco’s sushi restaurant, BAC bank with ATM machine and a small grocery store (with the basics).

Getting Around:

This property is located a 2-2.5 hours drive from the Augusto C. Sandino International Airport in Managua. Most 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 5 minutes from Hacienda Iguana, 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.

If renting a vehicle, we feel its only necessary to have a 4wd if planning to travel to some of the beaches further south (in the San Juan del Sur area). If one prefers not to rent a vehicle, we can arrange airport transportation and daily sightseeing/surf trips. We have motorcycle and scooter rentals available and we can also arrange vehicle and boat transport to other surf breaks in the area. There is also the option of renting a vehicle from Alamo and National, which has an office next to the Hacienda Iguana.

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Sleeping Arrangements
  • Bedroom 1
    1 Queen
  • Bedroom 2
    2 Twins
  • Bedroom 3
    2 Twins
Nearest Break

Playa Colorado

Rivas, Nicaragua 0.2 miles from this house
Nearest Airport
Tamarindo Airport (TNO) 99 mins driving from this house

Amenities & Services

House Amenities
  • Essentials (Towels, linens, and toilet paper)
  • Air conditioning
  • WiFi
  • Pool
  • Outdoor shower
  • Coffee maker
  • Filtered water included
  • Fully equipped kitchen - private
  • TV
  • Closet/drawers
  • Private entrance
  • Parking
  • Hot water
  • Ceiling fans
Safety Amenities
  • Hospital/clinic (under 1 hour away)
  • 24 hour security
  • Safety deposit box
  • Lock on door with key
  • Exterior lighting
Surf Amenities
  • Boards to rent on-site (contact for more info)
  • Surf lessons offered by host for additional cost
  • Surf photography offered by host for additional cost
Additional Amenities and Services
  • Airport pickup available at additional cost
  • Babysitting available at additional cost
  • Cook available at additional cost
  • Cleaning services included
  • Yoga on-site at additional cost

Playa Colorado

Nearest break at 0.2 miles

Also known as Colorados. Playa Colorado is a powerful and barreling short A-frame river mouth/beach break. Colorados is considered one of the best and most consistent surf spots in Nicaragua, while there are a few peaks that stretch along the beach. Shortboards are best here. Consistency is year-round with the greatest conditions from February through September. Speed in paddling is key and it is advised to bring extra boards.

General Details

  • Skill Level
    Advanced
  • Consistency
    Year round
  • Wave Length
    Short
  • Wave Direction
    A-frame
  • Board Type
    Shortboard
  • Type of Break
    Beach, River mouth
  • Swell directions
    SW
  • Best wind directions
    NE
  • Crowd levels / week
    Few to Crowded
  • Crowd levels / weekend
    Few to Crowded
  • Seabed
    Sand
  • Best tides
    Rising, Mid, Falling, Low, High
  • Power
    Powerful, Barreling
  • Access By
    Private, Boat drop in, Hike in

Other surf breaks near this property

  • Distance
    0.7 miles
  • Skill Level
    intermediate, advanced
  • Distance
    1.2 miles
  • Skill Level
    intermediate
  • Distance
    3.7 miles
  • Skill Level
    intermediate, advanced
  • Distance
    4.9 miles
  • Skill Level
    beginner, intermediate, advanced
  • Distance
    5.3 miles
  • Skill Level
    advanced
Lance's Left
  • Distance
    12.2 miles
  • Skill Level
    beginner, intermediate, advanced
  • Distance
    12.3 miles
  • Skill Level
    beginner, intermediate
Río Dulce V-13: Oceanview Penthouse
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Hosted by Surf NSR

Surf NSR Joined in June, 2019

House Guidelines

  • Suitable for infants (2 and under)
  • Suitable for children (2 to 12)
  • Check in after
    15:00 hrs
  • Check out before
    11:00 hrs

Other Rules

  • No smoking on property
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Cancellation Policy

Strict
50% refund to guests if they cancel at least 30 full days prior to check-in day and time. If they cancel with less than 30 days in advance, there is no refund.