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PLAYA SAN DIEGO ECO SURF LODGE & Surf Camp - Managua, Pacific. Nicaragua


PLAYA SAN DIEGO ECO SURF LODGE & Surf Camp - Managua, Pacific Guests overall rating: ★★★★★ 5 based on 3 reviews.
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Known as “the land of lakes and volcanoes”, Nicaragua is also a fine but yet to be discovered surf destination, with world class surfing conditions from September through to April. A ninety minute drive south of Managua on the pristine Pacific Coast, the Surf & Ecolodge is a surfer hideaway right in front of a perfect beach break, with another four waves within walking distance of the lodge. The lodge comprises five beachside bungalows with private bathroom and a porch with hammocks. The typical palmed roofed rancho beach hut is where hungry surfers will enjoy hearty meals prepared with freshly caught fish, while watching the action on the beach break opposite. Extra activities at the lodge include fishing, horseback riding and nature hikes.


The Eco lodge is located on a secluded beach of Nicaragua’s Pacific Coast.


We can propose you two different accommodations:


Bungalows (Three Stilted Bungalows):

– made of precious wood and palm fronds

–  elevated on stilts on the ocean front

– a spacious balcony with lounge chairs and hammocks

– one bedroom

– nice bathroom

– private toilet, shower and sink.


Beach Cabana (Five Cabañas)  

– made of bricks and palm fronds

– spacious terrace with its lounge chairs and hammocks

–  one bedroom

– a bathroom with sink and shower.

– toilets are a short walk away.

– Cabaña are located on the ocean-front or a few yards back.


The restaurant:


The spacious open-air ranchos are ideal for relaxing between surf sessions. Guests watch the surf from their hammocks and cool off with a cold drink.


The restaurant serves gourmet cuisine made with the freshest local products. The house specialty is a fillet of snapper or snook, battered in a Mediterranean sauce and grilled on wood fire.


We care to cater to your taste, offering a variety of specials in addition to our delicious menu. Enjoy our healthy seafood, pizzas, salads, and famous tartes


Fine vegetarian plates are always available, as well as vegan, gluten-free and lactose-free options.


Extra activities at the lodge include great fishing, snorkelling, horseback riding and nature hikes


Surf Spots


The following surf spots are right in front of the lodge or within a 5 minutes walk:


Hemorroids: Island like left point break. Fast and hollow wave for experts only. Break over a rock shelf

Rancho’s: Gentle beach break right in front of the lodge. Ideal for beginners and long boarding.

Chiggas: Right reef break that get hollow on big sets

Outer Chiggas: Left and right reef break outside of Chiggas

North Beach: A-frame beach break Nicaragua’s Pacific Coast beaches are exposed to both SW and NW swells, making the surf very consistent all year round.


Apr-Nov: Biggest swell

Nov-Jan: Waist to chest high offshore perfection

Feb-Mar: Midsize swells, offshore


The yoga: Come and join us for some Yoga sessions, stretching, Strenghening, breathing excercises and meditation are part of it.


Lively and motivated to teach early Yoga sessions so you can start the day with a positive and relaxed energy.





Extending from the Caribbean to the Pacific coast, Nicaragua is the largest country in Central America, bordered by Honduras to the north and Costa Rica to the south. Known as “the land of lakes and volcanoes”, it contains Central America’s two largest lakes and numerous active volcanoes. A must is a visit to Lake Nicaragua, more than 160 km. (100 mi.) long and averaging 70 km (45 mi) wide. Once an arm of the Pacific, from which it is only 19 km (12 mi) distant, the lake still contains varieties of ocean creatures, including the only known freshwater sharks. The lakes showcases the scenic Ometepe island, topped by twin volcanoes and one of the most famous sights in the country.




Tropical. Rainy season on the Pacific Coast from May through November.

Getting Here

Managua Airport (MGA) 90 min. from the Surflodge (AA, Delta, Continental, Iberia, Taca) Warning: Continental Airlines do no accept surfboards!


EU, US, Canadian and Australian citizens do not require a visa but must buy a tourist card upon arrival


Surf Trip Package  
Occupancy 4 days / 3 nights* 8 Days/ 7 nights* Extra Night *  
1 Person 297 USD 693 USD 99 USD  
2 Persons 222 USD 518 USD 74 USD  
3 Persons 210 USD 490 USD 70 USD  
  It Includes for hard-core surfers this is the best deal. Left point break, right point reef, A-frames, beach breaks You will be surfing uncrowded high quality waves all day and everyday.


+ Lodging in private beach cabana

+ 3 wholesome gourmet meals a day


Non Alcoholic drink

*Rates per person do not include gratuity or Sales tax (15%)


Nightly rate beach cabana Nightly Rate Stilted Bungalow  
Occupancy Per night All inclusive*


1 Person 99 USD 115 USD  
2 Persons 74 USD 89 USD  
3 Persons 70 USD 85 USD  
Teen (13-18 years old) 35 USD 35 USD  
Child (4-2 years old) 25 USD 25 USD  
Child under 4 years old Free Free  
It Includes

+ Lodging in private beach cabana

+ 3 wholesome gourmet meals a day


Non Alcoholic drink

*Rates per person do not include gratuity or Sales tax (15%)


Family Getway Package  
Occupancy 4 days / 3 nights* 8 Days/ 7 nights* Extra Night *  
Family of 4 persons: 2 adults, 2 children aged 4 to 12 594 USD 1386 USD 198 USD  
  It Includes

+ Lodging in private beach cabana

+ 3 wholesome gourmet meals a day


Non Alcoholic drink


*Rates per person do not include gratuity or Sales tax (15%)


Free accommodation, meals and drinks for children under 4 years old.


Rates are per person, in US dollars and do not include sales tax (15%), transportation or gratuity.  




The gentle beach break right in front of the Surf Lodge offers clean medium size waves that are perfect for learning to surf and longboarding.


Surf board rental: $20 for 2 hrs, $25 per day or $150 per week


Stand Up Paddle rental: $35 per day or $205 per week


Boogy board rental: $5 per day


Lessons: $30 per person per hour




We take pride in providing business opportunities to local men and women. We will gladly arrange these services for you. They can be paid cash to the providers.


Massage: $15 for a full body 1 hour massage with a licensed massage therapist


Yoga practice: $10 drop in


Horseback riding tour: $12 per 1.5hr


Explore Nicaragua day trips: $100-150 per vehicle


Bicycle rental: $5 per half-day


Nanny service: $10 per day


Fishing Charters, Surfing Charters, Boat tours with FishNica Charters: from $200 to $350


Fish with a local: $5-10 catching bait with a cast net and surf casting for snook, pompano, jack, snapper.


Volley Ball, Ping Pong, Board games, Sea turtle nursery tour, Join our mobile library, Visit local schools: Free