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SELINA SURF CLUB CASA MADERAS

Playa Maderas-Empalme Playa Marsella, 200mtrs north., San Juan del Sur, Rivas. - San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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Nearest Wave
500 metres

Calling all serious surfers! For beach bums and anyone chasing the perfect wave, Selina Maderas is happy to host you. Stay in our dormitories, standard, deluxe, or private rooms.

Selina Surf Club Casa Maderas is an amazing place with good vibes, fun and amazing people from all around the world located only 7 min walk from the best surf break in the area.

An exotic and coloured experience, Selina Surf Club Casa Maderas offers you amazing accommodation options for every budget and taste and a new way of traveling with healthy food, yoga & artistic activities, best parties and cocktails, co to working spaces, pool, amazing views and nicest waves.

Wake up to the sound of Howler Monkeys and exotic birds while you enjoy the best vacations.

We are sure you’ll be delighted by the amazing views, relax in the pool and playground area and enjoy this surfing paradise.

Location

Playa Maderas is an small beach for young surfers and travelers, Perhaps the single most popular reason to stay at or near Playa Maderas is for the beach’s legendary surfing. The surfing here is in many ways what put Playa Maderas on the map, so don’t be surprised if you’re sharing the sand with heaps of other surf enthusiasts.

Maderas also is a Yoga lovers destination from people all around the world with different cool vibes. With rocky expanses that offer excellent tide pooling and wide, wonderful sandy stretches for sunbathing – is famed for having one of the best beach breaks in the country. Maderas is arguably Nicaragua’s best kept secret. This town is full of good vibes, amazing surf, and interesting people from all over the world. Renowned for having one of the best beach breaks in Nicaragua, the beaches here offer sandy stretches alongside rocky tidepools ripe for exploration. Leave behind the hustle while still being a short trip away from beautiful San Juan del Sur. Wake up to the sound of Howler Monkeys and exotic birds while you enjoy the best vacation. Stay at Selina Maderas to enjoy healthy food, art, and more – even get some work done in our CoWorking space.


Selina Surf Club Casa Maderas is located only 9 km from San Juan del Sur, and close to many other surf spots in the area.

  • Facilities
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  • Surf Lessons
  • Waves
  • Terms
Number of people: 118
Air Conditioning
Bath Towels
Kitchen
Parking (free)
TV
WIFI (free)
Daily housekeeping
Laundry
Outdoor Swimming Pool
Pets allowed
Surfboard hire
Surfboard Storage Area
Breakfast (additional)
Dinner (additional)
Hotel bar
Pool bar
Restaurant
Snack bar
Pool table
Surf school
Volleyball
Yoga

Additional Fees:

VAT/IVA 15%
Tourism tax 2%

Extras:

Pet allowed (extra cost, $10 per nigth)
Towels & laundry service (extra cost)
Bike rental (extra cost)
Surf lessons (extra cost)
Yoga lessons (extra cost)
Key deposit for dorms $5
Bed in 4-Bed Dormitory Room
Room Type: Shared - Mixed
Sleeps: 1

The classic Selina option! Bunk up with your new friends without sacrificing comfort – or privacy. This four to bed room is girls to only, and not like you’d find in your typical hostel. We set the standard at a whole new level with a seating area, your own light, special mirror, a personal shelf and locker for each bunk bed to keep your things secure. This is the best way to immerse yourself in the Selina community and meet your fellow travelers – all while getting the most value for your budget. Bathrooms are shared.

Private Room with Shared Bathroom
Room Type: Private
Sleeps: 2

Get the full Selina experience, plus a little extra privacy. A private room and shared bathroom is the perfect option for someone who likes their quiet time and also needs to stick to a budget. Enjoy a comfortable bed and a shared shower. The perfect option for someone who wants the community experience, and also a space to chill at the end of the day.

Standard Room
Room Type: Private
Sleeps: 2

Treat yourself to the full Selina experience and room upgrade, all without breaking the bank. A standard room is the perfect option for someone who likes their privacy and also needs to stick to a budget. Enjoy a comfortable bed and a private shower. The perfect option for someone who wants to be a part of the community, but also needs a little space to chill.

Deluxe Room
Room Type: Private
Sleeps: 2

The next level of comfort for someone who needs a break after the day’s adventures. These large rooms come with a private bathroom, queen to sized bed, sofas and chairs, and a private balcony to enjoy scenic views. The deluxe room is equipped with your comfort as the top priority.

Unique Room
Room Type: Private
Sleeps: 2

Selina’s most luxurious offer! Our unique rooms are designed for those looking to indulge while traveling. All unique rooms have a private bathroom as well as a balcony..

Glamping Tent
Room Type: Private
Sleeps: 2

Be adventurous and step out in nature without sacrificing comfort. Our glamping option comes with all the comforts of a well to equipped standard room (lockers, outlets, and a fan) as well as access to our shared bathrooms and Selina facilities.

Tepee Tent
Room Type: Private
Sleeps: 2

Connect with nature while sleeping in style. Teepees come with beds (sizes vary) and all the basic essentials (outlets, mosquito net, hot water, free toiletries, a fan, linens, lockers etc.). Roll out of bed and greet the day in our beautifully to designed, cozy spaces complete with a sitting area. Many locations include fire pits, animal sightings, and falling asleep to the sound of the waves.

Bed in 4-Bed Female Dormitory Room
Room Type: Shared - Female
Sleeps: 1

The classic Selina option! Bunk up with your new friends without sacrificing comfort – or privacy. This four to bed room is girls to only, and not like you’d find in your typical hostel. We set the standard at a whole new level with a seating area, your own light, special mirror, a personal shelf and locker for each bunk bed to keep your things secure. This is the best way to immerse yourself in the Selina community and meet your fellow travelers – all while getting the most value for your budget. Bathrooms are shared.

Bed in 8-Bed Dormitory Room
Room Type: Shared - Mixed
Sleeps: 1

The classic Selina option! Bunk up with your new friends without sacrificing comfort – or privacy. This four to bed room is girls to only, and not like you’d find in your typical hostel. We set the standard at a whole new level with a seating area, your own light, special mirror, a personal shelf and locker for each bunk bed to keep your things secure. This is the best way to immerse yourself in the Selina community and meet your fellow travelers – all while getting the most value for your budget. Bathrooms are shared.

Bed in 8-Bed Female Dormitory Room
Room Type: Shared - Female
Sleeps: 1

The classic Selina option! Bunk up with your new friends without sacrificing comfort – or privacy. This four to bed room is girls to only, and not like you’d find in your typical hostel. We set the standard at a whole new level with a seating area, your own light, special mirror, a personal shelf and locker for each bunk bed to keep your things secure. This is the best way to immerse yourself in the Selina community and meet your fellow travelers – all while getting the most value for your budget. Bathrooms are shared.

You can never get lost

When you book you will receive our confirmation email with full travel directions of how to get to us.

We don't provide airport transfers but you can book one easily here: Airport Transfers

  • - Nearest Airport: Managua
  • - Distance from Airport in kms: 135
  • - Time from Airport in a car: 2,5 hours
  • - There is no train from the airport
  • - There is a bus from the airport

Come Surf With Us

Surf Lessons can be added in the booking steps if they are not already included in a package.

Instructors

SELINA SURF CLUB

Perhaps the single most popular reason to stay at or near Playa Maderas is for the beach’s legendary surfing. The surfing here is in many ways what put Playa Maderas on the map, so don’t be surprised if you’re sharing the sand with heaps of other surf enthusiasts.

Main Surf Beach: Playa Maderas

Surf Lessons we offer:

Beginner Surf Lessons

2hours per day. Surfboard included
Student ratio: 1 / 4
Beach safety
Positioning yourself correctly both on the surfboard & in the ocean
How to paddle, pop up & ride your first wave in the broken white water waves
How to get “out back” to the gree unbroken waves & ride them to the beach
How to play with speed & Turn in both directions
You will learn about rips, tides & surfer etiquettes

Intermediate Surf Lessons

2hours per day. Surfboard included
Student ratio:1/ 4
How to paddle out through waves-acquire advence turtle rolling & duck diving skills
How to pisition yourself correctly in the line up
How to catch unbroken waves
Improve your timing
Taking the drop
Learn to turn (backside & frontside) and slow down on your board
How to read the ocean to get the best waves, rips and current

Advanced Surf Lessons

2hours per day. Surfboard included
Student ratio:1/ 4

Private Surf Lessons

2hours per day. Surfboard included
Student ratio:1/ 1

Surf Guide

Professional local guides


Playa Maderas

Level: All Levels

Playa Maderas is probably the best surf spot around San Juan, its one of the most consistent spot in the area with perfect waves that sometimes get hollow. Working super good on both small and medium swells.
The outside section is good for intermediate surfers that wants to improve their surf as well its perfect for advances surfer that looking to show off their skills.
The inside section reform and just perfect for beginners.
you can find many beginners there having their first surf lesson as this spot provide a perfect set up for people who looking as well to learn how to surf.

Type of waves: beach break, rights and lefts (picky waves), best tide its mid to high and high to mid low
Best swell: S, SW
Level: intermediate,begginer (just on a small swell) and advance

Playa Remanso

Playa Remanso

Level: All Levels

The best spot for begginers or intermediate. This spot offer amazing waves for longboards and funboards who looking to have a lot of fun and surfing on nice long wave. Most of the year the waves are mellow but when a bigger swell comes this is spot turn very good for advances surfers.
Best swell: S, SW
Type waves: beach break, rights and lefts, best tide mid tide and high, rocky beach.

Level: intermediate, begginers, advances (better on bigger swells)

Playa Hermosa

Playa Hermosa

Level: All Levels

This surf spot is suitable for all levels, Playa Hermosa stretches for 3.5 km of sandy beach that along this beautiful stretch of coast you can find 5 to 7 peaks that you can surf on, small and medium swell are perfect for Hermosa.
This is a very good surf spot to learn how to surf as the inside section have a nice reform that is good for beginners and the outside section offer a very fun walls for left and right and even sometimes some tubes for intermediate and advance surfers.
In the dirt road on the way to the beach, you can find our beautiful flora, exotic animals "Monkeys, Lizards, Guardabarrancos, etc.",

Type waves: beach break, rights and lefts, best tide mid and high.
Best swell: S, SW
Level: advances, intermediate and begginers

Playa Yankee

Level: Intermediate

Playa Yankee is located 30 to 35 mins away from Selina Surf Club Casa Maderas.
One of the strongest surf spots in San Juan del Sur area, that break the best on mid to high tide. This surf spot is more suitable for advance surfers, the main peak here offer a left wedge that in the right condition for this spot can offer some amazing left hand tubes. A bit further north you can find a right that break sometimes but only on low tide.

Type of waves: picky waves, best tide mid to high.
Best swell: S, SW
Level: advances, intermediate just on small swell

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PAYMENT

  • A small deposit is required to secure your booking.
  • Your balance is due to the property 7 days before arrival. The Property will contact you to collect payment. If you book within this 7 days then the property will contact you shortly after you book to collect the balance.

CANCELLING YOUR BOOKING

  • To cancel go to the MyAccount section and log in or register and you can cancel from within your account.
  • Your deposit is non refundable but can be used for the same property/surf school within one year of your original booking.
  • TERMS AND CONDITIONS Check-in is at 3 pm. If you arrive in the early morning you'll be more than welcome to chill in the common spaces, have some breakfast, use all of our facilities or just store your luggage with us and go exploring around the town while you wait for your room to be ready Check out is at 11 am, but we will keep your bags for free all day long if you need us to Smoking is not allowed inside bedrooms. In case you omit this rule $300 USD fine will be applied for smoking. AGE RESTRICTIONS Guests must be 18 years or older to stay in shared dorms. Please ask us for our children policy Please ask us for our pets policy CANCELLATION POLICY Cancellations or modifications must be made by 3:00 pm (in your destination’s time zone) at least 1 day prior to arrival. Cancellations made after the given period and no-shows will incur a one-night cancellation fee, plus tax. BOOKING CONDITIONS To fully confirm the booking we ask for a credit card number as guarantee. A deposit will be charged to this credit card (30%) and the rest can be paid upon check in. Until the deposit is not charged, the booking is not confirmed. This deposit will be refundable if cancellation policies apply. CANCELLATION / MODIFICATION During HOLIDAYS, BANK HOLIDAYS AND SPECIAL EVENTS, cancellations / modifications are free of charge up to 15 DAYS prior your arrival. After that, we will charge your credit card with 100% of the surf camp (including tax). Cancellations / Modifications are free of charge prior to 7 DAYS days before your check-in date the rest of the year. After that, the surf package will be non-refundable and you will be charged with 100% of the surf package. In case of No-show, 100% of the surf package will be charged to your credit card. We reserve the right and you hereby authorize us to charge your credit or debit card for any damage incurred to your room or the hotel during your stay (including without limitation specialist cleaning) or for any items that are missing when you leave. Same applies for our surf equipment. Different cancellation/modification policies apply for groups.

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