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The location is on the west of Managua in a pristine low density golf community with several miles of private beaches including a couple of world class surf spots - Hemmies and Asuchillo, plus 2 outer reefs. The area is very beautiful with small rivers feeding large old growth trees mixed with savannah type grassland and rolling hills. The condos are based on Punta San Diego which has a very hollow and shallow reef which is for experts only, but there are a couple of other surf spots in the area that can be great.
Luxury beachfront condominiums with ocean-front verandas or luxury private villas, living room, dining room, kitchen, air-conditioning, satellite TV, Wi-Fi, beds, beachfront pool and ocean-side restaurant/bar. This package is most popular with people couples or people looking for more privacy, hot water and a higher level of accommodation with air-conditioning throughout the living spaces. There is also an onsite 9-hole golf course, games room with ping pong, pool table, horseback rides, on-site massage, seasonal turtle hatching and miles of empty beach to comb for shells, etc. Nearby there are coffee farms, 400 year old colonial towns, active volcanoes, zip lining and canopy tours.
Surf Tours Nicaragua provides surf tours of the uncrowded waves in central Nicaragua. Their experience means they know more spots and the best times to get you to them to ensure you get uncrowded and empty lineups. The company also has secret surf spots that only they know about! Surf conditions in Nicaragua are very dependent on tides, swell directions, wind velocity and direction as well as other variables. Surf Tours Nicaragua knows the right formulas to interpret those variables in order to get you on the best waves every day! Surf Tours Nicaragua keeps operation small - maximum 11 surfers if multiple groups, or over 17 for cohesive groups - to ensure that central Nicaragua remains uncrowded unlike southern Nicaragua (Popoyo, Rivas, Tola, and San Juan Del Sur that have a daily surfing population in the hundreds. Surf Tours Nicaraguas area at its busiest times might have a total of 50 surfers in the entire area including locals! If you want empty lineups the central coast is the answer).
Imagine a surf trip where you have the local knowledge that will allow you to surf top-quality, uncrowded waves each day of your adventure. Surf Tours Nicaragua gets you access to some of the best waves of your life that would be all-but impossible to find on your own, not to mention a huge hassle! No rental cars needed, no police shakedowns, no price haggling, no arranging boat rides with fishermen on questionably sea worthy boats, no getting lost, no language barriers, no food shopping, no cooking, no cleaning, just a smooth yet culturally rich Central American surf vacation. All the good stuff with none of the bad. This tour includes a free colonial city/volcano tour in Masaya, known as "The cradle of Nicaraguan folklore". In this charming city you'll enjoy colonial architecture and the country's best local artisanal market where you can buy everything from local clothing and play masks to cigars and even custom hardwood furniture. The Masaya volcano is highly active and you can see the lava in the crater from a viewing platform.
Charlie is the in-house yogi and surf instructor. He is a breath of fresh air and is always willing to take you surfing, both on small and big waves! He is a Yoga Alliance Certified 200-RYT and can develop a challenging flow for anybody. His roots are in Marin in Northern California and he has a long work history in the surf school industry.
This retreat will take place in west of Managua.
All meals and snacks are included, so be prepared to try the typical Nacatamales and Gallo Pinto made with the freshest and finest ingredients by our local chefs, as well as local seafood, excellent grass fed beef and award winning rum! Tropical foods are also part of the snacks. You will enjoy during your stay with Surf Tours Nicaragua.
Massage service is provided at the price of 40 USD/ hour.