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- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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TravelPod Member ReviewsEl Jardin San Juan del Sur
A couple miles outside of San Juan del Sur, this place is a nice option if you have a car. It is quiet with a great view and very accommodating owners.
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... we had to pay a dollar each for the immigration papers (this was a scam), then $12 each for entry into Nicaragua (though the stamp said $10). Next we joined a long queue for customs scans, which didn't move for a while, and when it did move we didn't have any customs paperwork to fill out. This was apparently because we arrived on a public bus instead of an organised tourist bus, and the customs people didn't have any paperwork for us to fill out. Eventually ...
... wasn’t cheap. US$6 a day per bicycle or US$30 a day for a moto. If we wanted to lounge around and chill out, it would have been perfect, but we were hoping to pack a bit into our 3 nights/2 days we had there.
What we did
Lazy Crab made us lazy. Well, maybe it wasn’t Lazy Crab, but it was definitely partly due to the daytime heat and partly due to the difficulties/expensiveness of getting around. The latter we ...
... actually bought the place to build a nightclub but do to proximity to a school was forced to create one of the best places we have stayed on our travels so far. The property reminded us of our houses growing up up in South Africa in the 80's. The beer and drinks fridge is on a trust basis and you put a tick on your tab whenever you feel like, which was pretty frequent :-).
We spent the next 3 days exploring the island on bicycle and scooter. There is one ...
... have 4 cabins which the owners made from recycled glass bottles and local earthen materials. They have their own organic garden and the food they made for us was delicious! Ryan and Angela were lovely hosts and we enjoyed learning all about the lake, the island and its people from them. In fact, we learned that the Nicaraguan government is allowing a canal to be built through the country which is planned to be much larger than the Panama Canal. This project is being ...
... to the beach, tidal pools, and a wonderful vibe. We did have one hiccup here- Scott broke his heel by falling off the top bunk at our place. There was no doctor in town but he did manage to get an X-ray in Rivas (a town about an hour away). Scott paid $20 for the X-ray and then texted it to Todd (his bro) and Whit (our friend) both of whom are docs in the US and they had ortho docs look at it. Concluded we could ...