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Topic: Need cheap, family friendly surf spot February-March

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By:

starfish

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Nicaragua Nicaragua

 

Need cheap, family friendly surf spot February-March

« on: September 26 2009 11:09:00 »

Hi,
We are planning to take our 2.5 year old on a month long surf trip this coming winter. My husband is a good surfer, but I like waves under 5 feet, and more crumbly than crashy.

Mexico has gotten too expensive. Looking for someplace warm, and non-crowded (ok, well not super crowded) where there is some civilization nearby (hospital, food supplies, etc). A country without too much banditry and political unrest...

Any ideas? THANKS!



By:

Roger Dowst

RE: Need cheap, family friendly surf spot February-March

« Reply #1 on: October 10 2009 05:10:00 »

I have a house in a gated comunity of Rancho Santana,where my childeren<older>have stayed numerous times.Theres a multitude of waves available.ck it out on pacificsurfhouse.com.I also have a condo directly on the beach in Iguana.
                Thanks Roger   Happy hunting

By:

Peter

RE: Need cheap, family friendly surf spot February-March

« Reply #2 on: October 11 2009 08:10:00 »

If your looking for a good car to rent and transfers, have a look at www.armadillo-nicaragua.com

By:

jose

RE: Need cheap, family friendly surf spot February-March

« Reply #3 on: October 24 2009 14:10:00 »

names Jose,

Been surfin nica for 11 yrs now, from managua. Used to do surf tours a while back... once again i want to provide surf guide service... excelent for people who want to have all the inside info, learn alot on their trip about nica culture, history, gastronomy, and surf. and also feel free to move around from one surf region to the other quikly and efectively, getting in the water the most posible and surfing the best waves acording to the forecasts, tides....  these would be costumed arranged trips, based on your needs, budget etc...

very nicastyle...

at your service

By:

Surfistah

RE: Need cheap, family friendly surf spot February-March

« Reply #4 on: October 30 2009 15:10:00 »

all these posts about Nicaragua seem sooooo faKE!!! people, it ain't no safe paradise that all these new homeowners are trying to dope this forum with fake questions and "inform" you about. yeah, the nica govt is open for business, but I wouldn't take my kids or the woman i love there. I wouldn't take my iPod there. The place is seething with hatred for gringos and all they represent. BEWARE...

By:

cheps

RE: Need cheap, family friendly surf spot February-March

« Reply #5 on: November 02 2009 14:11:00 »

wow... talk about some one who has no idea what hes talking about...yeah the political areana is all messed up in nica, and the leftist promote an anti american speech... but its all giberish and propaganda... so many american live here without any problems.... and your ipod is worst off in so many places in the states...

if i had to guess... you live in nicaragua and you surf here,,, and you want it all to yourself...



By:

Frankie

RE: Need cheap, family friendly surf spot February-March

« Reply #6 on: November 05 2009 00:11:00 »

come stay with us www.surfmasachapa.webnode.com, and I am a Gringo that lives in Nicaragua and feel safer here than I do in Florida. I married a Nica and there is no way I want my kids growing up in schools with american problems like shootings,stabings,getting jumped while being white in the hallway. America is the most dangerous violent country in the world a shooting every minute. I don't care how many people live there, there are more people dying from guns in America than in the war in the middle east. Come to Nicaragua and forget about your troubles and bring 5 bucks in case you feel like spoiling yourself.

By:

PP

RE: Need cheap, family friendly surf spot February-March

« Reply #7 on: November 14 2009 13:11:00 »

hi!
Nicaragua is very safe. Iguana beach and Rancho santana are both very nice places to stay in. San juan is beautiful , look for hotels there , or some places to rent. there is also a nice golf resort in iguana. i recall some surfers spent like a month living there. there are all types of homes available for rent. they have volleyball , a pool , and the beach is at a walkable distance.Nice waves. With that said , nicaraguans are very friendly ,generous and welcoming. Yes , if you misplace your ipod on the street you will never see it again , but that happens EVERYWHERE. personally what i like about beaches in nicaragua is that you basically have them for yourself. They are not crowded at all.  i think that if you get to know Nicaragua you will like it.

By:

Joe

RE: Need cheap, family friendly surf spot February-March

« Reply #8 on: December 06 2009 09:12:00 »

I live in nicaragua, and I feel quite safe, the locals resprct me a lot, I have goten sick twice, spent time in the hospital, passed a couple of kidney stones, and never was chaged nathing.
I have taken a Canadian Girl to chinandega hospital, with a sping ankel, and there was a few local people wating, in the emergency room, and she as a forener was passed, in front of every one, and taken care of, so yes I fell good here in Nicaragua.
   Joe

By:

tgtep

RE: Need cheap, family friendly surf spot February-March

« Reply #9 on: December 06 2009 09:12:00 »

Could not agree with everybody more i feel safe here for sure!The Nicaraguan people for the most part are very honest dispite the disparity between the haves and the have nots.
                                           Roger


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