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Little Corn Beach and Bungalow
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Sausalito, California
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31 reviews
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“Beyond my expectations”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2014

This place was one of my favorite beach vacations anywhere in the world….It is all about the details that the owners work so hard at achieving. This place was immaculate, I even saw the staff washing the shells used as decoration. The staff even combs the sand to perfection around the resort every day, I have never seen this anywhere!! Every detail is PEFECT and beautifully executed in a tasteful, creative and eco way…I don't want to go on and on because I will never be able to get back in, as the world will want to come. Yet, I need to compliment the friendliest staff, they were always smiling and trying to please, in fact when I wanted Coconut water, is was offered that someone would climb the tree to retrieve it for me, NOW THAT IS SERVICE and with A BIG SMILE…and THE FOOD was so FANTASTIC, one meal better than the next. I was there for 5 nights and only ate dinner off site one night just to venture out, it was the BEST on the island and there was a variety to choose from, all yummy. AND the BEST FISH TACOS on the island, as I ate them at 3 different places….AND this side of the island is the coolest, as the breeze really helps...

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noplansnoreserve, General Manager at Little Corn Beach and Bungalow, responded to this review, 4 June 2014
Probably the biggest challenge we face (this might go for every restaurant on the island) is serving consistently delicious food. Sometimes it seems that everything is stacked against that happening. No power, supply problems, staffing issues, on and on, etc. etc.. So when we get it right, we are very excited about it!
Thank you so much for giving our Turned Turtle Restaurant a try and for keep coming back. We are so glad you stayed and dined with us. Please hurry back to LCI!
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 May 2014

The rooms are spectacular, and the food and drinks are the best I've ever had. You can walk 10 minutes down the beach and find some of the best secluded beaches in the world. Amazing overall experience

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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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noplansnoreserve, General Manager at Little Corn Beach and Bungalow, responded to this review, 4 June 2014
We are glad you loved it! Our RADDeal (semi all inclusive, Room, Activities, Drinks, Dining deal) just got better too! Cabin discounts and more value added. Thank you for the nice review. LCBB
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2014

I stayed at Little Corn B&B during the busy Easter weekend, and was amazed at the service, location, atmosphere, restaurant, and design of the bungalows and outside areas. From the moment you arrive the staff makes you feel at home, greeting you at the panga, escorting you to the the bungalows, welcoming you with a delicious pina colada, and giving you a rundown of the island and your bungalow. Everyone quickly learns your name and is there to provide whatever you made need. I can not say enough good things about how friendly the staff were!
The bungalows and surrounding areas, as well as the restaurant, were designed with such detail and consideration. It provides the ultimate atmosphere for relaxing during the day and at night. I found the Turned Turtle to be one of my favorite places to mingle with other visitors at night, and the food is top notch. The bungalows themselves are pristine and you feel good knowing how eco friendly they are. It was wonderful to have crisp white linens that smelt fresh out of the laundry. I had a minor glitch with the heater for my shower water, and within 2 hours the staff had managed to have their electrician come and fix it. I was amazed at how quickly this was done!
I highly recommend snorkeling with Elvis. We saw 5 sharks, amazing coral, and many fish.
I hope to return! While Little Corn B&B might be one of the more expensive places on the island, it is an amazing value and well worth it, and the bunkhouse bungalows offer all the perks at a very budget friendly price.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled solo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2014

We spent a week at LCBB and had a truly wonderful experience. The bungalows were Eco friendly, extremely clean and comfortable. We have traveled all over the world and must say the staff at LCBB let us experience the best customer service ever. The staff was extremely friendly, always helpful and extremely hard working. I truly appreciate that all of the staff were Nicaraguan.
Scott and Kristine have been very thorough in making sure that LCBB is the best on the island. The food and drinks were all wonderful, especially the piña colada. We enjoyed the beach, our walks around the island and the many friendly dogs that seem so happy and people friendly. We made some great acquaintances from England, Canada, and Costa Rica, we will return!

Room Tip: All bungalows are great! We stayed in a crusoe which was wonderful for either 2 or 4 people
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  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2014

I can't say enough good things about our six night vacation at LCBB. From the moment we got off the panga, our expectations where exceeded at every turn. We stayed in the Master Suite Gulliver and it did not disappoint. In fact, we were surprisingly happy that the actual accommodations were even better than the pictures we saw. Everyday, our bungalow was spotless. And we were impressed at the care that the staff put into maintaining property, including raking the seaweed three times a day. We did the RADD package which gave us 2 meals a day, unlimited beer, unlimited rental of kayak, snorkels, etc and many other amenities. Highly recommended. The onsite Yoga studio was a special treat and added to our experience. The Turned Turtle Restaurant was top notch. Breakfast, lunch and the 4 course dinners were all very special...and sitting at the tables right on the beach made it every more so. The managers should be commended for doing everything to make their guests feel welcome: Billy and Maxine. And our waiter Max was the man. I could go on and on...as others have written. But suffice to say, I highly recommend LCBB.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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noplansnoreserve, General Manager at Little Corn Beach and Bungalow, responded to this review, 4 June 2014
"Best vacation ever" is high praise :) We try today, tomorrow and everyday to keep in mind that our guests come #1 and everything we do can make a difference. We share all of these kind comments with our staff and boy do they love the fact that their hard work helps make peoples vacations. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience! PS: Our RADDeal values have recently been enhanced.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2014

Located on the breezy side of the island, LCBB is "glamping" at its finest. The bungalows are comfortable and clean with fans to keep you cool and mosquito netting to keep the bugs away. The bed sheets were crisp, clean and high quality. We really enjoyed the tinkle that announced the arrival of our morning coffee service on the front porch. The RADD deal offered two great meals a day, free pop, wine & beer, free use of the water sport gear (kayak, paddle boards, snorkels & fins), discounts on rooms, extra meals, stronger alcohol and other activity. The Pina Coladas are the best ever topped with fresh toasted coconut! Try a Jeff's Mud Hole too! We enjoyed fabulous food including 4 course dinners that easily could be served in a high end restaurant back home.
Kristine & Scot have done an excellent job of schooling their staff in high quality customer service. Friendly staff, always smiling and eager to assist, get to know you by name and anticipate your every desire. Even away from work, when we met them in the village, we were greeted warmly and offered assistance. Big thanks to Maxine, Billy, Max, Tichelle, Jennifer, Angelica, Alex and Danny, Yaneese (sorry not sure how to spell her name!) and the cooks and behind the scenes staff too!
We enjoyed interacting with other guests, sharing stories of home and other travel adventures, and even playing a killer game of monopoly. There are plenty of other board games available too. Don’t worry if you forgot your book, there are several there to choose from.
Do as little or as much as you want on Little Corn Island. We hired Elvis off the beach to take us snorkeling out to the reef. We were thrilled to experience clear visibility and water as warm as in your bath tub with literally hundreds of schooling fish of all varieties, abundant coral, and several nurse sharks. Highly recommend hiring Brandon for flyfishing from shore. He generously shared his local knowledge and tips for catching the native fish species. Hike up to the island’s highest peak and climb the radio tower for a fantastic panorama view of the whole island. The ladder is solid but if you’re scared of heights it’s pretty intimidating. Go to the village side to catch beautiful sunsets but don’t forget your flashlight to find your way back home. Or wake up early to catch the magnificent sun rise right outside your bungalow.
We will definitely go back again!

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  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2014

Little Corn Island is like stepping back in time 20 to 30 years. Travel to the island is not easy- but so worth it once you are there!!! LCBB is so relaxed- the staff are very friendly, food was fabulous!! The Island residents & dogs are even friendly !! A lot of attention to detail by the owners Scott & Kristine in a remote part of the world. The Scuba diving was outstanding!! A lot of nurse sharks, sting rays, eels, lobster and healthy reef!!!!

  • Stayed April 2014
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Property: Little Corn Beach and Bungalow
Address: | Cocal Beach, Nicaragua
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Region: Nicaragua > Southern Atlantic Autonomous Region > Corn Islands > Little Corn Island
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 7 Hotels in Little Corn Island
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Little Corn Beach and Bungalow 2.5*
Number of rooms: 9
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Both Little Corn Beach and Bungalow (LCBB) and Little Corn Island were recently listed in the New York Times #1 Best Selling Travel book, "1000 Places to See Before You Die." Recently, the Travel and Leisure website listed LCBB as 1 of 27 "Best Affordable Island Hotels" in the world. Come and join us on this beautiful remote tropical island. Experience an extraordinarily scenic and unique Caribbean world while stepping back in time. We offer relative comfort while respecting the island's delicate eco system. No cars, motorcycles, golf carts or airport disguise the fact that it is relatively easy to find this paradise. Come and see Little Corn Island before it becomes just another Caribbean island. ... more   less 
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