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Kings Beach, California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Place is well run, clean, spacious rooms. Nice pool! Nice beach front area but it is not surfable out front. Beginners Bay is reasonably close (20-30 min walk). I have to recommend renting from Mag Rock if you are surfing Beginner's Bay. The walk is a bit long with a board if that is your destination. Didn't eat any meals,...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 1 week ago

My brothers Michael, Luke and I went to Buena Onda for a surf trip and were not exactly sure what to expect at first. However this place is amazing and as good if not better than reviewed. I have never written a review prior to this but I thought Buena Onda deserved one. 1. Place is very clean 2. Management,...

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Gustavia, St. Barthelemy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went in buena onda with the bodyboard holiday crew and 8 others bodyboarders in Jan 17. The place is great, good location really close to the beach. Nice villa (2 bedrooms, kitchen and terrace with a hammock) super clean, really good food and friendly staff. Nice garden but lack of hammocks! Go for it!

Thank ManueGreaux
San Diego, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was one of the cleanest and best maintained we have stayed at in Central America. Looks like it was built last week because of how new and clean everything looks (originally opened in 2009). Loved the fact it had a pool and some of the rooms have AC (which is where we stayed). However, it lacks some major...

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Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ended up at Buena onda for 2 nights. we had a GREAT service from the Suisses and from Chris ( I believe) They were wonderful, super welcoming and all. We met the owner and was even able to have a testing menu, last minute. If you are there please ask for the testing menu with tostades, langustine and shrimps...

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Wilmore, Kentucky
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I rated our time at Buena Onda superb! Thanks so much for the warm hospitality of the staff. Very clean, restful rooms. Food was excellent, nice place to relax and enjoy beautiful beaches. Thanks for giving us wonderful memories at Buena Onda!

Thank larrycochran
Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

We had a great stay in Buena Onda! We were there for a week over christmas and it was a perfect place to spend our holiday. Beautiful location by the beach with perfect view of the sunset, relaxing hangout areas and helpful staff. They even helped us after we check out with advise for the rest of our trip. We...

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Verona, Italy
Reviewed 20 December 2016

I spent three nights at Buena Onda staying in the dorm: the room is spacious, clean, towels are provided with no extra and there is space for storing your stuff - no lockers; the shared bathroom is clean and kept as such; food at the restaurant is good, nice little pool to refresh in hotter days; atmosphere is great, ideal...

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Marke, Belgium
Reviewed 12 December 2016

Staying at Buena Onda is a nice experience! The hosts Aurélie and Gilles are very attentful managers, looking after the well being of their guests. Nice and well kept garden and pool.The room was very spacious and clean, at a very good price. Location of Buena Onda is walking distance to the beach, but with rocks. The choice of food...

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Sudbury Ontario, canada
Reviewed 9 December 2016

We stayed 3 nights in a deluxe suite, AC, TV, fridge, coffee maker and an en-suite bath. The room and bathroom were very spacious and comfortable. The grounds were very beautiful and well kept. The food was very good and there was a daily special offered each day for supper. The only downside was the location for surfing for a...

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  • Free Parking
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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Parking
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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: £71 - £99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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Buena Onda Beach Resort Nicaragua/Tola
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“The only thing we would have done different is get a room with AC. With four guys in the bunk room it got a bit too warm at night for really comfortable sleeping”
 of 5 bubbles hatch014, 24 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The $15 rooms are great if you are on a budget, but when the four bunks are occupied, it can get very warm at night. I recommend going for the 2 bed rooms instead, they cost a bit more, but the space and more air flow in the rooms outweigh the cost.”
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