3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
- English, Spanish
My husband Joe and I are retired and we live part of the time in our beach home in Nicaragua and part in the USA. We love the location of our home and we know you will also. Both of us are well travelled and speak both English and Spanish. We love Nicaragua, its lovely people, the weather etc and enjoy living overlooking the ocean and close to the town.
CHRISTINE purchased this Villa in 2014
Why CHRISTINE chose Masachapa
We decided to build our home in Masachapa because of the lovely beachfront location and also the proximity to Managua airport, good hospitals, shopping etc at only one hours drive
What makes this Villa unique
In our 50 years of marriage we have lived in many homes in a number of countries. This home was designed and built by us. It is a 3 level top 2 levels are exclusively for my husband and myself. The complete ground floor level was designed and built as rental accomodation using the best of materials and furnished to a high standard. You will enjoy the privacy and tranquility of this area which is next to the FABULOUS POOL and Tiki/Rancho area with OUTDOOR COOKING facility, refrigeration etc. There is private direct access to the sandy beach
NOT IN THE PROPERTY BUT OUTSIDE
Minimum age of primary renter:18
Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.
Relaxing and wonderful stay in Nicaragua. Top notch hosts.
If you are thinking of traveling to Nicaragua, you should definitely consider this gem. This is better than staying in a mega resort. Christine is a top notch host. She arraigned transports to and from Managua with Randall, as well as having Randall take us to tour the Flor de Cana distillery and visit Leon on our anniversary. When we returned Delores prepared a sunset dinner of lobster and chicken for us as well.
We decided to have Delores cook the rest of our dinners for the week. She is an amazing asset to have at Casa Del Mar. The fresh food and vegetables are unmatched, you will be amazed at the flavor from the vegetables.
You can relax poolside and watch the local fisherman leave and return daily as well as local kids play soccer on the beach. If you want to explore more, Christine can arrange everything prior to arrival as well. She will send you many options that are available. Christine is very easy to communicate with through email as well as phone if needed. It is indeed a wonderful gem in Nicaragua, and we would love to find some time to return next year.
Thank you Zach and Kay for choosing our beachfront home Casa del Mar to spend a week. It was such a pleasure meeting you both and you were great guests. I am glad you enjoyed Dolores cooking and the relaxing time around the pool as well as the tour of the Flor de Cana rum brewery. I look forward to having you back. Regards Christine and Joe
The house is steps from the ocean on a beautiful quiet beach in a small fishing village. Nicaragua is very safe to visit now and never once did we fear for our safety. If anything this is the time you should be going, because it isn’t overwhelmed with tourists like it usual is.
Having Dolores the house keeper around doing some tidying up in the morning and making some excellent meals for us is just an added bonus to enhance our vacation. She was so kind and works very hard every day. As well there is a night watchman Antonio that keeps watch of the property during the night. Good to know that he was around, though we didn’t feel unsafe at all. He was a really nice guy to talk to each evening. Though our Spanish is very minimal, we had some very nice conversations.
We walked the beach every day and hit a few restaurants along the water. Small little community that seems to all work together to survive. Really great to see. We spent a lot of time in the Tikki hut (Rancho) during the hot hours of the day and cooling in the pool for late night swims while star gazing.
The house has everything you need and if you needed something, Christine or Dolores would be very helpful to accommodate you. My wife had a few massages by the pool overlooking the ocean. She has had many before and said that these were some of the best ones she has ever had. She highly recommends them.
Christine and Joe are wonderful owners. They respect your privacy. They live on the upper levels of the home and travel a lot, so you may not even get to meet them. We never really seen them around, but were always at our disposal if we needed through a quick email. I did get a chance to talk to Christine and she said that she and Joe are retired and that she employs several local people to help out around the house and to give them jobs. We think this is a great idea giving back and helping the community out.
Don’t hesitate to stay at this wonderful house. The sunsets are to die for and the weather could not have been any better. There was a nice breeze off the ocean cooling the temps down during the day and keeping the bugs away at night. I never got bit once while there and usually I am the buffet cart for them.
Can’t wait to return in the near future.
Thanks for everything
Cory and Sherri
Dear Cory and Sherri...thank you for taking the time to send a review as the information can help others when deciding to visit Nicaragua. It was a pleasure meeting you both and thank you for choosing Casa del Mar. I look forward to having you, your friends or family visit at some future date and enjoying the incredible sunsets, walks along the sandy beach, visiting some of the nearby towns and a relaxing massage overlooking the ocean,,,,,Christine & Joe
We enjoyed our stay very much! Great pool and beautiful view. Thanks. Nita
Thank you for choosing Casa del Mar for your recent stay. I am glad you enjoyed our property, especially the infinity edge pool and views. It was a great pleasure to have you and your family as guests at our home and look forward to your return visit. Thank you for taking the time to send a review. Regards Christine
One word... PERFECT
My now fiancé and I stayed with Christine for 4 nights at the end of Jan 2018. During the course of those 4 days we got such a personal experience with her, the place was better than the pictures showed it and was absolutely perfect. I had a big surprise in mind for my girlfriend and I set up cameras and a picnic on the pool deck, as the sun went down and we started a puzzle I had made with the words “will you marry me” on it. Just as the sun hit the horizon she clues into what was being said, needless to say we are now happily engaged!! Delores went on to make us a fabulous meal as we sipped wine and ate in the glowing orange sunset.
We will be back!! Thank you so much for everything.
Braden and Amanda ❤️
My first words are CONGRATULATIONS to a WONDERFUL couple who decided to choose Casa del Mar for such an important engagement. Braden and Amanda you were great guests and thank you for sharing those special moments with us.We enjoyed having you at our beachfront villa and thank you for sending me a copy of the video to put on our website. Wishing you both many years of happiness and looking forward to your return at some future date.
Blessings to you both....Christine
What a wonderful Christmas we had at Casa Del Mar. First, I cannot say enough about Christine, she was so helpful with many answers to my many questions before the booking, after the booking and even helping to plan our stay and activities while we were there. It was our first time in Nicaragua, Christine thought of everything from transportation, communicating with locals and even having lovely Delores cook for us each day. Delores was quite a wonderful treat for this mom of 2 growing/grown boys, always in the kitchen back at home, she truly was the reason why I was able to really sit back relax and enjoy my vacation. She would get fresh fruit, vegetables and seafood from market and prepare them for us each day, we loved everything she cooked, in fact on our next visit we will just let her choose what to get and prepare because there was not one meal breakfast, lunch or dinner that disappointed. And Jo...We must not forget Jo, being a soccer family back in the States, we enjoyed so much chatting with this "Man United" fan, a lover of this great sport, we even watched a game or two on the great outdoor barbecue area where we swam in the pool daily, played games at night and just enjoyed the most beautiful sunsets you'll ever see. We were a family of 4 with grown sons, the rental was very comfortable with plenty of space for each of us and everything you need. Masachapa is a great little town, it was fun watching the fisherman come and go each day, the locals were so welcoming and friendly folks, we enjoyed walks on the beach and in town. If you are looking for a beautiful place to stay, enjoy good food and good company ... Casa Del Mar is the place for you!
Thank you sooooo much Patricia for taking the time to send in a review of your stay at Casa del Mar in Nicaragua. You were wonderful guests and thank you for choosing our beautiful beachfront villa to spend Christmas. What a lovely well traveled family and so glad you enjoyed Dolores cooking. We look forward to your return at some future date. Blessings to you and family...Christine and Joe.
Beautiful beach, gorgeous private house.........this is not to be missed!
Beautiful property with a wonderful infinity pool looking out over an almost private beach, with a lovely ranch area to sit and relax around the pool, as well as taking in some amazing sun-sets. Set of stairs straight down to the beach, ideal for an early morning and/or sunset stroll and swim . You can cook for yourself using the grill/bbq or you can easily arrange to have someone cook for you. Alternatively you can walk five minutes along the beach to the town of Masachapa where there are lots of restaurants to choose from.
WiFi is available throughout the property and we had two nice bedrooms, each with double bed, private bathroom, and independent kitchen area.
If you want to stay on a beautiful part of the Nicaraguan coast, in a lovely traditional little fishing town, but with the privacy of your own home and very friendly hosts, this is the place to go for!
Thank you for choosing Casa Del Mar to stay and we are happy that you enjoyed the accomodation, beach and the gorgeous sunsets. Thank you again for your kind words and we look forward to having you stay again at some future date. Christine and Joe
MASACHAPA IS A FISHING VILLAGE AND HOLIDAY BEACH SPOT. THERE ARE SPORTS TO PARTAKE OF LIKE, SURFING, HORSERIDING, ATV RIDES ALONG THE BEACH, FISHING. THE INHABITANTS ARE FRIENDLY AND WELCOME ALL HOLIDAY MAKERS. FROM HERE YOU CAN VISIT THE CITY OF LEON WITH ITS MUSEUMS, CATHEDRALS, VISIT THE FLOR DE CANA RUM BREWERY OR THE COLONIAL TOWN OF GRANADA ENJOYING A BOAT RIDE ON THE LAKE AND ALSO THE MOMBACHO VOLCANO AND ZIPLINING