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Beachfront Villa with 13 Mt Long Infinity Pool and Amazing Sunsets

Bedrooms 3
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 2 - 6 nights


About the property

Villa, 3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

At the edge beachfront at famous Playa Maderas . A very special and tranquil place where you can relax 30 m above sea level with wonderful different views of the Pacific Ocean. Our Villa has a magnificent sea view with amazing sunsets and is also properly located near the forest. You will enjoy the characteristic sound of howler monkeys from the area, which will announce their visit by welcoming our guests.

This villa is inside Villas Playa Maderas. Our villas can take from couples up to groups of around 25 people.In front of our villas for rent is located the most famous surfing beach in Nicaragua. There are service staff at the villa and local restaurants at the beach, as well as surf instructors.

Free Wifi inside and outside the villa

13 mt long infinity pool shared by 2 villas

Chairs Beachfront


30 m above sea level

Own access to the beach


Terrace and grill

Personal service

24 hours security

Air conditioning

Electric power and generator

Bathrooms with hot water

TV 100 channels

Natural Environment

Nature Trails


You can sit outside around the villa on terraces with different experiences. There is a 180 degree view from the house to the sea up along the bays, and also inside the forest.

Beachfront 30 m above sea level you can also enjoy breeze and find shade. Take a dip in the 13 m infinity pool or use your own direct beach access. The birds are in the trees or at the pool, and maybe the monkeys will also be there in the trees. This place is a complete experience, of both views and nature,very private. There is 24 hours guard and you will have housekeeping and cooking personnel at your service. FX help you with the outside grill and kitchen, if you do not want to do it yourself.

We have very effective WIFI inside and outside, so you can always upload your pictures and be connected to us as we offer a high personalized service level.

We can arrange transportation from the airport if you wish. We will be there and welcome you when you arrive and provide all practical info. We will contact you every day personally, and always be available on the phone. And through local contacts we can help you arrange activities according to what interests you might have. We can offer you fresh local fish if you wish.

This is a place where you can have full privacy ,and at the same time have access to flexible services as you wish. You have short time here, and we can make almost everything easy for you. We can help you arrange everything, starting by picking you up in the airport.

A 4WD is needed to come here because of the last part steep sandy road

Keywords: Beachfront Villa, Surfing, Yoga, Forest, Beach Access, Privacy for families, Playa Maderas, Vacation Rental House, San Juan del Sur, Pool

More Details

Property Manager
Ricardo Talavera
Member since: 2011
Speaks English, Spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
25 March, 2017

About Ricardo Talavera

It's been almost ten years since we start this project along with our partner from Denmark, who give us all the support we need to continue growing. This is a long term project and the idea is to create and unique place to relax and spend a wonderful experience surrounded by the forest and the ocean

Why Ricardo Talavera chose Nicaragua

Playa Maderas is a social beach still with an original nicaraguan vibe. You can go to rustic restaurants on both sides - swim - surf - ride a horse - or just lay back and enjoy the sun. Neighbors work all together and you will get different experiences and special feeling of a cooperating community. Our villa is beachfront with the best location, in the edge of a forest with trails and howler monkeys.

What makes this villa unique

Most famous surfing beach in San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua

In front of the Villa is located the most famous surfing beach in Nicaragua. The beach has several views, each of unparalleled beauty. You can enjoy from the Villa the magnificent view known as the Majahual's Rock. To the south in the infinite you can see the mountains located in Costa Rican territory. Many people enjoy swimming in these crystalline waters.

Each evening you can enjoy a beautiful sunset


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Municipal de Rivas in Rivas Department

Property Type:
  • villa
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 250 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 6
  • pets not allowed
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • beach
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bottled Water
  • Firewood
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wood Stove
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
    Bedroom 2 - 2 Single Bed , We can place the beds as a queen bed if you want
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed , We can place the beds as a queen bed if you want
  • We can change the beds depending on the needs
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Barbecue
  • Terrace
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • forests
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • fishing
  • hiking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
Trails where you can see howler monkeys and enjoy the forest


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(7 traveller reviews)

Beachfront Villa with 13 Mt Long Infinity Pool and Amazing Sunsets
average rating of 5.0 based on 7 reviews


  • 5 of 5

It's been a week since I left PlayaMaderas and still can't get over it.

Villas Playa Maderas is the most beautiful place I have experienced. The villas are perfectly located just north of SJDS. You are far enough away from the party scene but close enough to visit and return to serenity. The villas are perfectly appointed. Internet was never a issue to keep in contact with friends and family. The staff and people of Nicaragua are wonderful. Never felt uncomfortable even on drive from Managua. But the most beautiful part of the trip was the view!! Words cannot describe sitting in those chairs overlooking the pacific with the gentle breeze as the waves crash in the distance. My only thought is when I will return. Do not miss this place!!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 19, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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British Columbia, Canada

Amazing Family Vacation!

  • 5 of 5

Our family of five (2 adults and three kids ages 13, 13, 15) stayed at Villas Playa Maderas (Palmeras) for a week in March 2016. Our experience with this rental well exceeded our expectations in every way (and we had high expectations). To start with, Richardo was excellent to work with on the booking and payment. He was very accommodating and offered advice about the best time to come, transportation, meals, etc...the villa itself is exactly as described in the posting - yet, in many ways it is indescribable. The sunsets, the warm breeze off the water, the view, the sounds of the breaking waves, etc... Are difficult to put into words. The house was perfect for us in every way. It's open design was nice and yet everyone had their own privacy. The pool was absolutely perfect, clean, and refreshing and the view...is epic. Sharing the pool with another villa is no problem at all - we had a couple of neighbors and had a nice time getting to know them. And, the pool is plenty big. The location of the villas is fairly remote yet perfectly positioned between two fantastic beaches. The walk to the sand is 144 steps down the hill to the water. Maybe 2-3 minutes. Playa Maderas is only a short beach walk away where there are a couple nice restaurants with good food and cold beer. The beach is clean and beautiful. The surf shop at playa Maderas rents surf boards and most people go there to surf. We rented boards for about $5 for a couple hours. Lastly, the villa staff are really what makes the villa an amazing place to stay. Marie was very helpful / friendly and responded quickly to every request. She arranged for a couple of different staff members to cook for us for four nights - this was such a treat. The food was fantastic and very Nica authentic. Freshly caught fish, beans, rice, fresh veggies...wow. The security staff are very professional and friendly although their English is not very good - I tried to practice my Spanish pretty much every day and we often had a good laugh at my poorly articulated words. We felt very safe at all times - never a concern for us at all.

Also, SJDS is a short taxi ride away and there's lots to do and see there.

In general - I would highly recommend the Villas Playa Maderas for a family getaway as it really does have it all - the house, pool, beach, staff, and the view were all unforgettable.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Denver Colorada

Exceptionally Perfect!

  • 5 of 5

I had the pleasure of spending a week in Villa #3 during early September. I was so impressed with the accommodations that I had to write a review. The place is perfectly designed to take full advantage of the breezes in a hammock or lounge at the infinity pool all day and admire the giant waves and perfect sunsets. The surf break at the private beach is perfect for beginner surfers and the sand is perfect for lounging. This place has all of the first world amenities, including super fast internet and 100 channels of TV with channels in English. The staff was more than accommodating and actually dinned with us to send us off our last night and celebrated a birthday. I have been living in and traveling in Latin America for the last 13 years and this is one of the gems of all of my travels. Oh yeah, there is a powerful AC unit in each bedroom that was a huge plus.

Safe Travels

Brock Widener

Denver, Colorado

  • Review Submitted: Sep 14, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nelson BC Canada


  • 5 of 5

Everything about Villas Playa Maderas is AMAZING.

We travel every year taking a month getaway, and our rule is we will never go to the same place twice... BUT this will be the exception to the rule. We most definitely will be returning!

The view is stunning, it's a short 2 minute walk to the beach along a private path, the infinity pool at sunset is to die for but what makes Villas Playa Maderas stand above any other place is the staffo. Without the wonderful team it wouldn't have the same energy of a home away from home.

Right from the time of booking Richardo personally called to confirm dates and to see if we needed anything else arranged.

Roberto and Maryleth live just about villa #1&2 and will take the very best care of you-they are the sweetest people you will ever meet- they take huge pride in that they do. I highly recommend getting Maryleth to make your meals, she's an amazing cook!

The 24 hour security team at the villas are great. This is the safest we have ever felt travelling, and when travelling with children you can't put a price on that.

We highly recommend Villas Playa Maderas to anyone travelling to Nicarugua! It's a place that can not be missed!

  • Review Submitted: Feb 4, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Breckenridge, CO

Great place!

  • 5 of 5

If you surf it is the perfect location! We rented villa 1&2 for a group trip and it was absolutely wonderful. The staff is wonderful and you feel very safe & at home with them. Nilla might be one of the nicest people I have ever met. It is very private and the only place in the area that you are so close to the beach. Maderas is a 5 minute walk and it brakes almost all day everyday. Even though Maderas is so close to the house you walk around the bend and it is basically your own private beach. We travel to Central America very often and for long periods of time and this is by far our new favorite spot! There is no doubt in my mind that we will be returning.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 10, 2013
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your comments. It was great to have you here , you know you are always welcome. Cheers
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Baltimore, MD

Absolutely Amazing!!

  • 5 of 5

This is the type of review that hurts me to write because you almost want to keep it all to yourself.

We had two groups of friends stay in Villa #1 and Villa #3 for 10 days. Both had spectacular views. It's a must to be at the infinity pool near Villa #1 for every single sunset. Or you can just lay in the hammocks and patio to get a spectacular view.

The Villa's are very nice. It's not 5 star accomadations, but it's very nice. It's excellent for the price. There is very good AC in every bedroom, the kitchen works, there is a TV with enough english channels but you won't want to watch much tv.The beds are fine. The living room/dinning room is large with huge windows that open all the way around. It could use a comfy couch, but I think due to the open air nature and swimming it wouldn't be functional. The hammocks are awesome. The bathrooms are fine.

There is a grill at each house and they stock it with wood each day if you ask.We cooked lobster and fish we bought in town for cheap near the fishing pier. Villa 1 has a bar with sink, and stone wall waterfall in front of a nice outdoor table for dinner.

You can walk (5 to 10 minutes) on a trail to a famous surf beach, Playa Maderas. It double breaks (outside for experts and smaller close in for beginners). Meet other tourists, have amazing fish taco's, drink $1.30 beers, rent a surf board for $10 a day, get a surf lesson, get a messsage, etc.

From Villa 1, you can walk straight down in 3 minutes to a beach around the corner from Playa Maderas that almost no one uses.In fact, during high tide, visitors from Playa Madera would have a dangerous walk. You just walk down a private trail that is guarded. It's smaller waves that close out, but great for swimming. It's also much larger with more sand. It's fantastic.

The roads to San Juan Del Sur are bumpy and may need a 4wd at times. It takes 20 minutes (due to slow driving) from Villas Playa Maderas to SJDS. There is another beach north, Playa Majagual, walking distance from there villas and Playa Mersella about 1km south.

The weather was perfect. high of 85 to 90 with winds that made it cooler. it rained twice for few minutes in the evening.

SJDS is a fun town with plenty of visitors, food, and bars. Find the hut toward the pier to buy whole fresh caught fish.They filet it for you. $20 to feed 7 people fresh snapper.

The staff is great and accomadating. Security. Cleaning.

We can't wait to go back. :)

  • Review Submitted: Nov 20, 2012
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2012
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Municipal de Rivas, Central & South America

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6 Mar 2017 - 24 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
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7 Apr 2017 - 16 Apr 2017
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for 4 nights
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18 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
6 night minimum stay
for 6 nights
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2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

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Tax Rate 17.0%

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Car: recommended

Playa Maderas is a social beach still with an original nicaraguan vibe. You can go to rustic restaurants on both sides - swim - surf - ride a horse - or just lay back and enjoy the sun. Neighbors work all together and you will get different experiences and special feeling of a cooperating community. Our villa is beachfront with the best location, in the edge of a forest with trails and howler monkeys.


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