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Surf And Golf On The Beach

Bedrooms 1
Space 300 sq ft
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, Kitchen, Private Patio, With Access To Owners Pool And Beach

We are located in hacienda iguana, one of Nicaragua premier gated golf resort developments. Our apartment is attached to the garage of our house. It is one of only a few houses actually on the beach. You can wake up, check the surf and then go get tubed.

Unlike Costa Rica or El Salvador, this small area of Nicaragua has year round deep water swell and 300+ days a year of all 24 hour offshore winds blowing in from lake Nicaragua. No matter what kind of board you ride, there are lefts, rights, and at least 8-10 breaks in the area just for you. Two of the best, Colorado and Panga drops are on the beach just outside your front door.

We know your vacation time is precious, patty and i live in the principal house on this beautiful white sand beach to help ensure that your stay with us is perfect. You can rent your own car or if you like, we can arrange for our trusted bilingual driver to pick you up at the airport, take you grocery shopping, sightseeing and deliver you to your home away from home.

Plus there is more than just great surf available. In addition to sunset beach walks and drinks, we can show you birds, monkeys and wildlife on jungle and river walks. An hour’s walk down the beach through Playa Amarilla and you’ll find yourself in the little fishing village of gigante enjoying fresh lobster and an ice cold beer. Full or half-day tours, horseback rides or boat trips to fish or explore more remote surf breaks are a bargain and easily arranged. The see shack cabana even has its own golf club membership, allowing you to play on our 10-hole course at reduced rates. Whatever you need, we will do our best to make it happen.

Or you can relax with a good book on your private patio or just fall asleep listening to the waves. The apartment has a/c, wireless internet, satellite TV and drinking water. The kitchen is modern and includes everything you need for meal preparation and all the amenities. If you do not feel like cooking, don elroy’s restaurant and bar is onsite.

Great surf, beach front accommodations, loads of activities in one of the most beautiful spots in the world -- all at a great price. Please contact us if we can answer any questions or help in any way.

More Details

Jack See
Member since: 2005
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
27 June, 2018

About Jack See

After a long search, Patty and I first came to Nicaragua in 2004, bought a condominium and watched as they built our new home. Our first night and nearly every night since has been a great adventure. We are San Diego raised, lived, and worked in Idaho from 1972-2000 and we are now proud to call Nicaragua home.

Jack See purchased this apartment in 2006

Why Jack See chose Tola

After 35 years in the hospitality business in the US, we searched for a beautiful, safe secure place to retire with lots of activities, friendly people, offshore winds and world-class surf. We found it in Nicaragua.

What makes this apartment unique

The Cabana is unique because it is the only small, low price, rental of it's kind on the beach at Iguana. You have your own patio and can share the owners pool. Plus, you get access to the beach!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Tola in Rivas Department

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 300 sq ft
  • 1 story
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets considered
  • not suitable for children
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure
  • Full bath, large shower.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Single Bed
  • Two twin beds can convert to one king. A/C. Fan. Custom amoire.
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Terrace ...
  • Golf ...
  • Barbecue ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Shelling
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
We can arrange boat surf or fish trips, horseback riding, hiking recommendations, restaurant ideas


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Surf And Golf On The Beach
average rating of 4.7 based on 20 reviews

Affordable and comfortable!

  • 4 of 5

Cute little cabana on a gorgeous property in the Hacienda Iguana Beach club community. The area itself was very beautiful and access to the beach is right on the property! Facilities in the cabana were not luxurious by any means but adequate with everything one would need. There were some issues with the TV reception, internet service at the cabana (but the WiFi at the main house worked fine), and the power went out a couple of times while we were staying there, which is why I gave this a 4 Star rating rather than 5, but these aren’t dealbreakers. Jack and Patty more than made up for these issues with their helpfulness and warm hospitality. This is a nice affordable place to stay while in the Tola area.

  • Review Submitted: 12-Feb-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bridgton, Maine. USA

Excellent. We call this home during our adventure building in paradise.

  • 5 of 5

Located in the Hacienda Iguana community, Jack and Patti's spot is perfect. Quiet, Private and yet a hub of activities with biking, swimming, surfing and sunsets every night. While now building our new casa in the association, we regularly stay at the See Shack checking on progress and connecting with our friends and neighbors. Lots to do or nothing if you prefer, just come and enjoy one of the most beautiful, unspoiled places left in the world!

  • Review Submitted: 31-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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San Diego

Amazing place to stay!!

  • 5 of 5

Had a wonderful time staying at La Cabana. It has everything you need for a comfortable vacation really close to the beach. Nothing like waking up, grabbing a cup of coffee and checking the surf everyday. And the hosts, Jack and Patty are some of the nicest people I've ever met and are truly welcoming!!! You won't be disappointed!

  • Review Submitted: 11-Sep-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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top drawer

  • 5 of 5

Patty is the perfect hostess and La Cabana is the perfect location for surfing Panga Drops. I'm coming back.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Aug-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The Cabana at the 'See Shack' is the BEST. Great rental, great people, great location. 6 STARS

  • 5 of 5

If you are traveling through Nicaragua I highly recommend staying at the 'See Shack.' J & P are gracious host. Very welcoming and make you feel right at home. The Cabana is perfect and will meet every need. Hacienda Iguana is very nice and feels like a resort. I like the location of this rental because it is steps away from the beach. World Class surf break directly in front of the house pretty much. You can watch the sunrise or sunset on the beach without even leaving the property. The Cabana is PERFECT. You have everything you need with this rental.Also, have your very own PALAPA to relax under in the hammock or if you are dining outside and need some shade.(My favorite of the many perks of this rental is the Palapa.) So many little things that make this rental GREAT. You have everything you need right here. Very private and quiet over here. Nothing to worry about when it comes to safety or if property is secure. I leave the unit open and unlocked with many surfboards in here on my stay without a worry.I borrow the beach cruiser bicycle and hit the local Rios Market for all my cooking needs. Just an all around sweet set up. If you need any local advise the owners here are very helpful. My last visit I stayed at the Cabana for 10 days and didn't want to leave. Panga Drops is a world class reef wave right out front. If you like to surf the beach break COLORADOS is just a short walk down the beach. I suit up here and walk down and leave my hat, shades and bottle of water in sand. Maybe a 5 minute walk. Can't wait for my next stay at the 'See Shack.' It just gets better and better. Whether you are here to vacation, Surf, Golf, Fish, or just take in the culture,The Cabana is set up so you can enjoy Nicaragua the moment you check in and drop your bags. The location, the people, the 'See Shack' is simply the BEST. So STOKED on this rental. I book it months in advance just so I know I'm covered for my stay.

  • Review Submitted: 09-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: April 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Bridgton, Maine. USA

Our second year at the See Shack Cabana has been more amazing than last years 3 weeks!

  • 5 of 5

Jack & Patti could not be more friendly and helpful. In the end we love it so much here. We have bought a lot and start construction in a week so we can come back for 3 months in 2018. Hasta Lueugo. Rick y Jesicca.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
110 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.25 Miles
Don Eloy's
Nearest Ferry
25 Miles
San Jorge
Nearest Golf
0.25 Miles
Hacienda Iguana
Nearest Motorway
2.5 Miles
coastal Hwy, Nic62
Nearest Restaurant
0.25 Miles
Don Eloy's
Nearest Beach
On the beach
Car: recommended

2 World class surfbreaks. Gorgeous beach walking. Monkey walking. HotSprings. Ziplines. Colonial cities. Guides available for airport shuttles, grocery shopping, fishing and sight seeing.


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

one or 2 persons are $80/night. three night minimum.

Your deposit holds your reservation dates.
We’ll email you a confirmation when your payment is posted.

Cancellations/Refunds: Your deposit is 90% refundable, for cancellation, up till 60 days before your arrival. Cancellation within 60 days of your arrival will forfeit your deposit.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 7 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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