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RE: cheap accom popoyo & gigante« on: November 19 2007 21:11:00 »
Just go to a cafe and start talking to the locals, before long you'll have a free place to stay, just remember to give gratis (and be smart about it).
Rentals: good luck.
P.S. Bring wax.
RE: cheap accom popoyo & gigante« Reply #1 on: November 20 2007 13:11:00 »
thanks for that mr K2 - going mad on spanish lessons in preparation - hope i get a swell, got two months - happy surfing
RE: cheap accom popoyo & gigante« Reply #2 on: November 26 2007 21:11:00 »
that is just mean, plain and simple.
Your Comment on Dagger's Photo« Reply #3 on: December 07 2007 08:12:00 »
Jakeyboy (or Mark),
I loved your comment on Dagger's photo that had the comment of no groms, etc.
Good stuff. I would like to chat with you about opportunities in sustainable tourism and see if you have anything to add. It is a subject that I am interested in and currently studying here in Nica. Wish you had left an email with the post.
Get back at me if you get this.
RE: cheap accom popoyo & gigante« Reply #4 on: January 10 2008 16:01:00 »
Toro Surf sounds good at $20 if you want Popoyo, but don't forget that we're closer to Colorado and Manzanillo in Playa Gigante. Hotel Brio rooms are beautiful and are $20-40 per night. We hope to add shared accomodations for $10 per person/night this year. Walk to Colorado in 30 minutes or boat there in 5. Amarillo often works too and it's empty and right out front. gigante is a simple village with a couple of seafood restaurants, a couple of surf camps, and a bunch of good people. check it out. yes this is a plug, but it's all true.
RE: cheap accom popoyo & gigante« Reply #5 on: February 12 2008 23:02:00 »
I am interested in staying at Toro or some other reasonably cheap hotel near Poppoyo in April. I haven't been able to find any way to contact these places and wonder how I should go about doing so. Does anyone know how I might contact these places?
RE: cheap accom popoyo & gigante« Reply #6 on: February 16 2008 17:02:00 »
Hello from Nicaragua,Matt
This is Paloma from Toro Surf in Nicaragua. If you want info about Popoyo and our place check www.torosurfnicaragua.com and feel free to write me and ask anything you need to know.
Hope to see you around someday!
RE: cheap accom popoyo & gigante« Reply #7 on: April 01 2008 17:04:00 »
Traveling to nicaragua in june/july, staying on my parents land for a bit, but would like to surf popoyo and gigante. What would be some good cheap places to stay there or camp. Anywhere around there have access to internet? And what is best mode of transportation to invest in if there for 2 months? any mopeds, bicycles or anything else cheap to rent or buy?
RE: cheap accom popoyo & gigante« Reply #8 on: February 26 2009 14:02:00 »
This site has house and room rentals, and board and bike rentals all about a 10 minute walk to the break at Popoyo. It's on the road to Magnific Rock. Take a left at the large metal "Playa Popoyo" sign. www.nicawaves.com for more info or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
best of luck
RE: cheap accom popoyo & gigante« Reply #9 on: April 30 2009 18:04:00 »
Not too many hostels yet, still catering to surfcamp setups or home/condo rentals as far as I know.
There are now a ton of places to stay in the area, and the dip in our economy is seeing many owners lowering prices on rental houses and condos.
For a surftrips out of Gigante Bay to spots like Manzanilla and Playa Colorado, check out Giants Foot Surfcamp for an all inclusive package.
If a communal surfcamp style setup isn't your thing, check out gigantenicaragua.com for a great deal on a large 2 bedroom beach-house that overlooks the bay, one of the better deals around. It's right next to the best restaurant in the area also... Pie de Gigante, they have everything from cold Guinness and wings to a filet mignon and glass of Chilean cabernet. Some good poker games going down there too!