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Bedrooms 1
Property type house
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

Spectacular location above Playa Yankee Beach **FAMOUS SURFING, AMAZING VIEWS**

***We do accept pets on occasion so please inquire.

Do you love nature, and views that will keep you captivated 24 hours a day? If you like what you see in this ad, and feel you will appreciate what we offer, then please consider visiting our beautiful property perfectly perched above Playa Yankee Beach! It's a short trot down to the beach! You won't believe our views!

Just ten miles south of the cute tourist town San Juan Del Sur! Our spot neighbors the famous Orquedia Del Sur Five Star Boutique Inn. You can know for sure that our location gets top billing.

We are one of the only properties really at this famous Playa Yankee location. You will find many properties advertising they are at Playa Yankee, but actually, there are very few properties really located at Playa Yankee. If you really want to be at Playa Yankee, you can be rest assured you have come to the right place. You will understand why when you visit our home in this magical area.

Please inquire for our competitive rates for airport rides and ride rates for the area, definitely a better deal and much more comfortable than the taxis.

Facing the famous Playa Yankee surf break known all over Central America for being one of the best surf breaks around. At our property perfectly situated for the best views, you will have the pristine and expansive Playa Yankee beach on a silver platter.

*** American Way magazine says in "Undiscovered Country" that Playa Yankee is where people in the know "come looking for powerhouse waves."

***Our waves are not always big and honestly, Playa Yankee much of the time is great for swimming, body surfing, and beginner surfers.


At our property at Playa Yankee you will get spectacular views of Costa Rica, incredible sunsets, and nights listening to the waves as you watch the fishing boats flickering on the expansive ocean showered with moonlight and stars. It is a magical place for sure.

While we are not far from the hustle and bustle of San Juan Del Sur, we are protected from the obnoxious noise and pollution that is all too common in San Juan Del Sur. We were for a short time staying in San Juan Del Sur while we built our home, and if you value fresh air and peaceful, quiet nights, you will want to be at our home for sure.

Best of both worlds because at our home you will find pristine nature everywhere, and at the same time, you are close enough to town to go out and enjoy restaurants and shopping. Please note that due to seasonal water shortages, we sometimes are not allowed to water our grass but to keep it alive, and it may not always be green due to this seasonal restriction. This will not be an issue during the rainy season, but during the dry season the grass may not be watered as much as we would like due to water shortage restrictions.

In our area as well there are restaurants, yoga, and a spa, as well as other cool beaches to visit. I do recommend having a car as walking to places not within a mile can be uncomfortable in Nicaragua's heat. But if you like to walk, we have long walks all around the development where you will see the most beautiful birds, howler monkeys, etc., as well as the long and expansive Playa Yankee Beach. Our property is the perfect place to spend an incredible vacation.

Set right above Playa Yankee beach, our property consists of a large one bedroom house, with a large day room with two day beds.

The house provides the perfect set up for a couple, and with the two extra beds in the day room, it can sleep up to four.

We also have a cabina on our property that we rent, and it has a queen size mattress which sleeps up to two people comfortably. This cabin if available, may be added to your reservation if your party consists of more than four people, or if your party would like more space. The house, plus the cabin sleep six.

We can help facilitate horse back riding from our doorsteps. The horses come to you, and from our house is the most exquisite horseback riding experience you can imagine. The gentleman who brings the horses takes you on a wonderful ride, and his rates are drastically lower than what you will pay elsewhere. Not only that, you won't be in a group with people you don't know. This horse riding experience is curtailed for you.

While we may provide you contact information for the gentleman who brings the horses, please know that we only recommend this experience as we have enjoyed it ourselves, and have many guests who have really appreciated it.

Our beautiful home has cathedral like ceilings, and views from every angle. Many of our windows are simply covered in screens providing you with a breeze that makes air conditioning for the most part, pointless. The direction of the wind varies though so there may be a handful of days you will wish the whole house was windows, but then there are days where you will wish every window was covered in glass. Thankfully though our home was designed by our good friend, a master builder who owns, built, and developed the famous eco resort Costa Dulce, and has lived (and surfed) in the area for a long time. He knows the area as well as anyone, and is known to be a bit of a building genius. He designed and built our home to take advantage of the Nicaragua breeze as best possible. Enjoy the healthy fresh Nicaragua air, it's life giving.

Our property has extraordinary views from every point.

There you will discover a spectacular paradise with 180 degree panoramic views all over. Surfers love our house since the view is perfect for determining when the surf conditions are ideal. No need to leave the house in vain. Our open air house is a nature lovers dream come true!

The house's kitchen and dining room are open and airy. You can dine on the gigantic dining room table made of organic wood, and accompanied by six matching chairs; or on the wooden deck with the best views in the area.

The main house has a beautiful wooden deck adjoining the open and airy living room and there is a covered deck off the master bedroom as well.

Our cool cabina that shares the property and we rent as well, if available when you book, may be added to your reservation if for example you would like the whole property to yourself, or your party is larger than four people.

The cabin sleeps up to two people comfortably. It has a queen sized bed, a sitting área, full sized bathroom, and even a coffee and tea service area with a stove top burner, counter and sink.

The cabina also has a lovely covered deck where occupants can enjoy the day watching the surreal beauty of the área.

There is a stainless steel gas bbq on the property for grilling.

We also have an outdoor shower!

On the property for our guest's enjoyment is a wonderful swimming pool larger than most in Nicaragua, and definitely large enough for two people to swim laps at the same time, a relaxing rancho, and seriously pristine nature everywhere. We recently added parallel bars, a pull up bar, and a sit up bed near the pool. A vacation at our property can be a health transforming experience! *Depending on the season we may change the style of outdoor chairs. This has to do with many factors, like wind for example.

Of course no vacation is fun without internet, and we went big here too. In our opinion, based on trial and error and others experience, there is one internet provider in Nicaragua that is top notch. They are expensive but in our opinion, worth every penny. Once you have stayed elsewhere in Nicaragua, you will really appreciate our fast as lightening wifi!

We have modems in both the house and cabina too, so no need to worry when everyone is using the internet in the mornings and the evenings.

We have satellite televisión in both the house and cabina, and have just switched companies so now we have more English speaking channels than we did previously.

In the house there is a large locking cabinet.

Plenty of free parking in the front of the house.

Rest assure are in a very safe location. Actually, where we are, Cantamar de Yankee, is probably the safest place in the San Juan Del Sur area. It is an exclusive community, with a security entrance onto the development, in an already safe, quiet, and peaceful area. Another major reason that our location can't be beat!

We want you to enjoy the spectacular area and nature, but most of all, we want you to have a carefree and SAFE vacation. That is why we are proud to offer our home in arguably the safest spot in Nicaragua.

Check-in time is 4pm and check-out time is 11am.

We hope you will let us know if you have any questions. We look forward to our guests having a wonderful vacation at our home.

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Member since: 2014
Speaks English, Spanish, Italian, ***English,Italian,Spanish. Also, google translate
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Calendar last updated:
20 November, 2017

Why The Owner chose San Juan del Sur

Because this is the best spot in the whole San Juan Del Sur área. This place is special, magical, and you will not want to leave.

What makes this house unique

You are on the best surf beach in the área, but because it is a hop skip and jump from the city, yet we are not crowded with tourists. We often have the large and expansive beach to ourselves. The air is pure and pristine here. We have the harmonizing sounds of nature around us. It is the best life here at Playa Yankee! Please note that despite others advertising, we are actually one of the few properties available to rent at Playa Yankee. Everyone who visits our home says we have the best spot at Playa Yankee. I agree! Come see for yourself. You will not believe your eyes.


La Flor Wildlife Refuge
El Gato Negro
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Rancho Tere
Nearest Restaurant
2 Miles
Rancho Tere
Car: recommended

Come visit the famous Playa Yankee Beach where all the "in the know" surfers go. Playa Yankee is the place to be!

Make life perfect and easy for yourself by staying where you will want to surf and play! That's a vacation. Steps outside and you are there. No worries no trouble just pristine nature, gorgeous views, awesome surf, spectacular and expansive beach!

Along with great surfing, Playa Yankee is perfect for those desiring a fun filled vacation away from city grime and noise. Playa Yankee beach is a very special place where you can take amazing long walks, beach comb for unique and pretty rocks and seashells, and swim to your hearts content!


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday house in San Juan del Sur in Municipal de Rivas

Property Type:
  • house
  • Self-catering
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00 / Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • resort ...
  • rural ...
  • village ...
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • *The 1 Br &1 Bath cabin can be added for larger party.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Large Day Room with 2 beds - 2 Single Bed
  • In the main house, there is one master bedroom. The main house also has a large dayroom with two beds. The adjoining cabina, that sleeps up to 2 people if available, can be added for a larger party. Cabin has a queen size bed. Our entire property, house with the cabi,n if also rented by your party, can sleeps up to 6 people comfortably.
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Terrace ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • churches
  • festivals
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • marina
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • Horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
A thorough housecleaning is done one time per week. Our caretaker will come in during the week to freshen the place up and change the beds. If you would like more cleaning done, you may arrange it. *We respect your privacy and want to limit intrusions for cleaning, so we provide you with supplies should you like to do some light cleaning as well.


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
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average rating of 4.625 based on 16 reviews

Amazing spot for a friendly group

  • 5 of 5

This place is amazing. I had the pleasure of staying here for 3 nights with some close friends from home and some of our Australian friends. This could not have been a better spot to hang out and get to see great people again.

On our first night, after cooking a great dinner all together, my friend proposed to his girlfriend and we had an epic party until the early morning!

The next night was new years and although we were a tired lot, again we saw the sun rise.

Although the house is a bit out of town, our hosts organized a ride to the house in a big land rover that fit not only us, all of our food and bags, but another nice couple and their newborn child. It only takes about 20 mins from town and the drive is beautiful.

You have it all at this location. Seclusion, amenities, a pool overlooking a beautiful sunset and lots of room. I couldn't have been happier.

It was also super easy talking with Nicole and Pablo. They went above and beyond.

If you are looking for a place for a couples getaway, a group reunion or seclusion, look no further.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Mar-2015
  • Date of Stay: December 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Antigua, Guatemala

This place has it all!

  • 5 of 5

Amazing views of the ocean, a pool, and easy access to the beach - this place has something for everyone. We rented a car and Pablo gave us fantastic instructions on how to find the place, they were super detailed and we were able to get right to the front door with ease. If you're a traveler who is looking for a "next level" place to relax, Casa Pablo is for you. If you surf, you're in luck because the beach down below the house has some great waves. Animal lover? You'll see and hear howler monkeys near the property, and the bird-watching is fantastic! The town of San Juan del Sur is a 15-20 minute drive (although since the roads have recently improved that time might lessen), and it's a nice little place to shop, have dinner, and enjoy a chill vibe. The pictures don't lie, this place is FOR REAL and it's simply awesome.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for being such a delightful guest and this wonderful review! We really appreciate it. We agree that our home is set in an amazing spot. We went big on the location, sparing no expense. Thank you for appreciating the swimming pool that is big enough for two people to swim laps at the same time. A huge step above the small dipping pools that are so common in Nicaragua. Thank you for appreciating the surreal views, and proximity to the spectacular Playa Yankee Beach with it's great waves. You were very thoughtful in choosing our place, and we so appreciate your enthusiasm for all the things that we are so happy to offer. Thank you so much for visiting, and we'd LOVE to have you back!
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Beautiful view and great spot

  • 4 of 5

Enjoyed our stay and the view was incredible. The place is pretty far from the San Juan Del Sur so would recommend either renting a vehicle or having transportation set up as there isn't really anything within walking distance.

  • Review Submitted: 27-Nov-2016
  • Date of Stay: November 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Great to hear that you enjoyed your time at our place! Since our property is less than ten miles to San Juan Del Sur, a cool town with a lot of restaurants, bars, shopping, we think it's the best of two worlds. Close to town and all amenities, yet you can enjoy a relaxing holiday in a beautiful place with an abundance of nature and pristine beaches not full of people. Also, for any guests that need a ride, we have a chauffeur and will happily set you up with transportation. Thank you again for being our guest, and for this positive review. We'd love to have you again.
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Middletown, CT

"Buenas Vibras!"

  • 5 of 5

An amazing experience that I will NEVER forget! Casa Pablo is the perfect place if you're seeking relaxation, solitude, and escape from the hustle and bustle of San Juan Del Sur and elsewhere; a true gem in the jungle. The hosts are extremely accommodating and met each one of my needs - definitely somewhere I'll be returning to in the future. Access to beach, surf, nearby yoga studios, local food spots... everything within your fingertips.

  • Review Submitted: 22-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your awesome review. Your positive energy is a blessing, and we loved having you.
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Cooke City

Comfortable and Private beach

  • 4 of 5

Casa Pablo was located in the perfect location for a quiet getaway with incredible views and a very secluded and virtually private beah a short walk away. The Pool was great for cooling off inbetween naps :-) Very clean and modern and Pablo and Nicole were easy to deal with.

  • Review Submitted: 07-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Superbe vue, maison tres confortable

  • 5 of 5

Une vue incroyable, au milieu des singes, perruches et peroquets. On a meme eu la chance de voir un kinkajou pendant une bonne heure a proximite de la piscine. Le suv est obligatoire pour accceder a ce coin d eden.

  • Review Submitted: 28-Oct-2015
  • Date of Stay: October 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday house in San Juan del Sur, Central & South America

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Winter Holiday
18 Dec 2017 - 4 Jan 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
5 Jan 2018 - 26 Mar 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
Semana Santa
27 Mar 2018 - 1 Apr 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £19 per night, per additional guest
Surfs Up
2 Apr 2018 - 31 May 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £15 per night, per additional guest
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add £11 per night, per additional guest

Additional pricing information

Refundable Damage Deposit £151.04

To offset the recent addition of charges for booking, we have lowered our rates! And we do not tack on extra charges for you to cover our expenses. We also provide you with FREE fast as lightening internet from the BEST company in Nicaragua, FREE satellite television with many English speaking channels, and FREE use of our beautiful swimming pool, outdoor gym, and relaxing rancho.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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