Casa Tranquila

Overlooking Playa Maderas

Type: Villa Region: Central America - Nicaragua City: San Juan del Sur

Number of Bedrooms: 4 Sleeps: 8 Bathrooms: 4 Half Bathrooms: 0

Open air living and only 10 minute drive down our private road to the best surfing and swimming beaches in Nicaragua: Playa Maderas and Playa Majagual. USA Today includes Playa Madera in their travel tips. We offer secure, private parking for your car or ATV at our home and our beach club.

Considering a move to a slower, more earth-friendly life-style? On December 11, 2009, The New York Times recommends Balcones at Majagual and shows this home as a great example of the retirement lifestyle available in Nicaragua. Try life here in the slow lane for a week or two. Wiggle your toes in the sand. Step out of bed each morning onto exotic hardwood and hand-fired tile floors. Count the monkeys and parrots during breakfast, eat lunch under a palapa on the beach and pick fresh, organic produce for your dinner table.

Experience ecoresort living in an ecological reserve teeming with wildlife and natural beauty. This small, private retreat has been custom designed using green building concepts, native hardwoods and stone. High ceilings and large overhangs provide shade from sun and rain showers. Boundaries between indoors and outdoors blur when sliding walls open kitchen and bedrooms to large decks and breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean.

Main building
* stunning oceanviews from every vantage point
* living room with 3 couches and oriental carpet
* wide-screen TV with finicky satellite TV reception
* wide-screen TV for reliably playing DVDs and CDs
* library of books, DVDs and CDs
* lots of unique art
* gourmet kitchen with high-end stainless steel appliances, including wall oven
* large stone island facing panoramic ocean views with 5-burner cook top and 4 leather bar stools
* sliding walls in kitchen open to covered dining porch, ocean views and tropical gardens
* half bath with natural stone sink and Toto toilet with bidet

Master Bedroom building with large, private office and outdoor hot-tub
* spacious oceanviews from every vantage point
* native hardwood furniture: queen bed, long bench, leather chair and end tables
* open your eyes in bed and see the ocean in the morning
* hear monkeys and parrots every the morning
* neon parrot sculpture
* Serta mattresses, cotton blankets and sheets on all beds
* Toto toilet with bidet, walk-in shower with hot water and stone floor
* walk out to private hot tub
* double stone vanity with two sinks and large mirror
* private office with large desk has lockbox for valuables and space for additional queen bed
* sliding walls in bedroom open covered porch with stunning oceanviews, ceiling fan, 4 rocking chairs and stone coffee table overlooking pool

Guest Bedroom building with 2 bedrooms
* watch surfers and white water on Playa Maderas from every vantage point
* 2 bedrooms with exotic hardwood queen beds and storage units
* open your eyes in bed and see the ocean in the morning
* hear monkeys and parrots every the morning
* each bedroom has hardwood floors, private sink and large mirror
* each bedroom has private door to shared toilet and shower with hot water and stone floor
* each bedroom has sliding wall that opens to long hardwood deck
* huge covered deck has stunning oceanviews, ceiling fan, 2 rocking chairs, hammock chair and stone coffee table

Studio or office building
* galley kitchen with stove, refrigerator, sink
* native hardwood dining table or desk and two leather chairs
* hammock chair
* bathroom with cold water shower
* queen bed with Serta mattress
* private covered deck with oceanviews

4WD is recommended on the roads outside San Juan del Sur and within our community. Solar hot water and battery backup systems keep the lights on, the refrigerator cold and the showers hot when local power is disrupted. House includes 24-hour concierge service, maid service, gardeners and pool cleaning, as well as 24-hour armed security.

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Surf Description

Keep an eye on the break at Playa Madera while enjoying a cup of coffee in the morning.


  • CD Player / Stereo
  • DVD Player
  • High Ceilings
  • High Speed Internet
  • Hot Tub
  • Outside Shower
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool
  • Television
  • Wi Fi Internet


  • Fishing
  • Massage / Relaxation
  • Surfing / Water Sports


We seek guests who will take the time to enjoy the beauty and wildlife that our community has to offer. We assure you that your rental home will be outfitted as advertised and our staff will work with you to make your vacation special. In return, we require a minimum of 3 nights and a non-refundable 50% deposit to guarantee your reservation. Please bring a vehicle so you can explore the area and enjoy a dinner in San Juan del Sur. For longer stays, ask about monthly rates.