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Topic: Good spot for beginner?

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patrick mcewen

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Nicaragua Nicaragua


RE: Good spot for beginner?

« on: November 28 2006 08:11:00 »

gday chris, just curious about the iguana condos. my girlfreind and i are heading over to check them out after chrissy and would appreciate a breif rundown from someone who owns one.... opinion on new government? whats your web site?  thanks. pat.


jorge leisey

RE: Good spot for beginner?

« Reply #1 on: December 06 2006 14:12:00 »

looking thru some of this mail and saw you had made an offer re: your house in managua.
Girlfriend and i are hoping to make nica first stop on a month + trip to CA.
I have wrestled with bringing a board and have decided that if i don't i will find waves and have nothing to ride,
Haven't been in water for long time and need it sooooo bad.
Still strong swimmer but realistic about where i should be surfing and where i shouln't be surfing.
Will take any advice and suggestions.
We want to avoid the package traps for alot of reasons.
So have made the decision to just see what happens.

Any advice will be greatly appreciated.

Thanks         JORGE



RE: Good spot for beginner?

« Reply #2 on: December 09 2006 08:12:00 »

sounds like you need local help, need pick up at airport? I went to a job interview in Managua, it seems collection agencies are starting to outsource to Nica.

They made me an offer of $600. a month and 48 hr. weeks!!
You don't get paid overtime here untill after 48 hrs.

I don't want to work 48 hrs. you guys for $600 a month If anybody needs airport pick up and drop offs and a room in Managua contact me.



RE: Good spot for beginner?

« Reply #3 on: December 09 2006 17:12:00 »


I´ve spent about two years surfing in Costa Rica and Nica. There are some great spots for beginners, they´re a bit easier to access in Costa than Nica. Get a good surf map and you´re gold. There are some good ones out there. "surfmapscostarica" dot com, surfer mag has there travel surf reports, and i think blueplanetsurfmaps has a good one too.




RE: Good spot for beginner?

« Reply #4 on: December 09 2006 17:12:00 »

Thanks for all the great tips!




RE: Good spot for beginner?

« Reply #5 on: October 19 2007 18:10:00 »

more info please on your offer to help out a surfer, I work in Honduras and will be making a trip to Nicaragua in December, Thanks



RE: Good spot for beginner?

« Reply #6 on: December 22 2007 14:12:00 »

I'm interested in staying @ your place.  I'm a beginner surfer and need to take lessons.  I'm planning to come down in march for my birthday.  Let me know what's up.  What about the women ?



RE: Good spot for beginner?

« Reply #7 on: December 24 2007 21:12:00 »

Ollie's on a small swell at low tide has few hazards and nice easy wall to learn all essential skills. Tamarindo also has a nice shallow right that breaks on big N. swell and reforms for 50yd. zipper. Have fun there.



RE: Good spot for beginner?

« Reply #8 on: December 27 2007 13:12:00 »

Hey Criss,

i came across your post, from 2006, and wanted to ask an advice.

i've never surfed before, and want to come for a fewdays 1st week of jan to learn.
can you reccomend a place to learn, rent a board and maybe where i can take a few hours of lessons.

thank you
best regards,



RE: Good spot for beginner?

« Reply #9 on: May 13 2008 15:05:00 »

I've never surfed before and its something I want to learn to do, I'm leaving for nicaragua may 19 to Granada. I'm going to stay there for two weeks and wanted to at least learn the basics so when I come back to Guatemala practice it better. Where is a good area for that or what schools are there...
thanx  for any help I can get

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