The Guest House, most likely your room. One queen bed, one single bed and a private bathroom with hot water. TV with movies on DVD, fridge for beverages. Sleeps 3. This room is not shared with other travelers but for yourself and your friends. The Guest House photo 2 different view.
Casa Santosha Guest House Offering: Surf & Yoga
Casa Santosha Guest House Offering: Surf & Yoga


Private room

3 guests

1 bedroom

2 beds

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About this listing

Casa Santosha Guest House is a private detached casita located in the jungle, a peaceful gated community 3.5 km walk from San Juan del Sur. Far enough away that monkeys & several bird species are your neighbors. Enjoy a quiet night`s sleep in the jungle. Caters to travelers embarking on a journey. Leave the guide book at home. Surf, Yoga & Wellness packages available.

The space

Private guest house available for rent with access to shared kitchen. Host lives onsite and can offer services such as meal preparation, yoga, surfing and wellness related activities. There is also another small bedroom available.

The detached guest house (sleeps 2-3 people) in a queen bed plus a single bed or you can rent the whole house combined sleeps 9 people. 3 separate bedrooms and a day bed in the living room. (3 queen beds, 3 twin single beds).

WHY STAY HERE?
Casa Santosha caters to single travelers, couples and small groups looking for a unique experience in a healthy, peaceful yet safe environment outside of the hustle and bustle of San Juan del Sur. Benefits: Host lives in the home so all of the small details have been taken care of to maximize your comfort, safety and travel experience. Note: Other homes in this area are rentals and are not equipped with the same luxuries, attention to detail or amenities. Good value! Seeking Santosha is a registered legal business in Nicaragua which gives back to the community and is conscious in sustainability.

YOGA, SURF, MEALS
Yoga surf retreat packages are available. Nightly rates do not include yoga, surf or prepared meals. You can stay at Casa Santosha without buying a package! Email host for package details if surfing, meals or yoga interest you. Casa Santosha is a home run similar to a Bed & Breakfast so taxes and gratuities will be added to activities, services and meal preparation. You are welcome to use the kitchen if you would prefer to prepare your own meals.

HOUSE DESCRIPTION
Casa Santosha is a Bed & Breakfast style home located in El Camino del Sol, Kilometer 136.5. A peaceful community nestled in the lush foothills above the seaside village of San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua. Rates at Casa Santosha are per person nightly.

Host can cook and provide other services such as Transportation, Laundry, Surfing Lessons and Guiding, Private yoga, Thai massage, Photography for an additional cost but taxes and gratuities will be added.

GETTING TO TOWN AND BEACHES
The Bus goes by on the main road every 20 minutes during the daytime for less than $1 USD. A taxi can cost anywhere from 20-200 Cordobas into San Juan Del Sur, $1- 8 USD. Look for a Colectivo Taxi (A shared taxi with others along the way for cheapest rates). Or you can call one of our private taxi drivers via (website hidden). Rates rise after dark. Walking into town is also an option. The 30 minute walk to town provides good exercise in the mornings. Host can also help arrange shuttles to the beach. Prices vary from $15 per person depending on the amount of people and beach destination.

Casa Santosha
This boutique style home features two casitas side by side. As you walk through the gate the calming zen-like colors chosen allow for relaxation throughout your stay. Features include a trickling water fountain beside the outdoor uncovered yoga floor / meditation area immediately outside the doors of Casa Shiva and Casa Shakti. Since Nicaragua has pleasant weather year round here you will find a covered outside living area with a comfy sectional sofa and dining table that seats 8, not to mention an outside waterfall shower to rinse off after getting back from yoga class or the beach. Just outside the stonewall, only a minutes walk to the community yoga shala featuring bamboo floors. Both houses, side by side, Casita Shakti and Casita Shiva sleep 8. Shared accommodation with the host. 2 bathrooms with walk in showers and 1 outside shower. Washer. 2 flatscreen TV’s and DVD players. Satellite TV in the main house.

Casita Shakti (Main House)
Small living area with twin day bed and flatscreen TV and dvd player (Satellite TV)
Full size, fully stocked Gourmet kitchen with stainless steel appliances and barstools. Can be shared with Host if approved in advance.
Master bedroom features a queen bed and air-conditioning and ceiling fan. (Host resides here but can be rented).
Small bedroom with private entrance a tri bunk- queen bed /with twin bed on top. Separate entrance and ceiling fan. This room is small, just for sleeping.
Full size bathroom with walk in shower
Washing machine
Hot water
Sleeps 5. Shared accommodation

Casita Shiva (Guest House) Ideal for a couple or 2 singles but can sleep 3 adults.
One open room with Queen bed and twin day bed
Mini bar area with small fridge
Flat screen TV with dvd player
Bathroom with walk in shower
Vaulted ceiling, ceiling fan and standing fan. Several windows, good air-flow.
Hot water
Sleeps 3. Shared accommodation

Nicaragua is blessed with some of the best surfing and beaches in the world! San Juan del Sur, a small beach town located on a sandy bay can be walked and explored by foot on cobble stone streets. San Juan del Sur is surrounded by many nearby beaches accessible by foot, bike, car, truck, or boat. (Maderas 20 minutes $7 USD per person, Remanso 15 minutes $6 USD per person, Yankee 45 minutes $15 USD per person, Hermosa $10 USD per person plus $3 entry fee: 35 minutes, Popoyo 2.5 hours, Colorado 2hours $50 USD per person) via car. Host can provide shuttle service with advance notice, we charge the same price that shuttles from town cost.

The whole house can be rented for yoga retreats or small groups. Inquire with host for specific details. Host is a certified yoga instructor and available for private or group instruction.

CHILDREN - My home is not child proof although I do enjoy children it is probably not the best for really young children under 10 years old because the yoga space in my yard does not have a guard rail. There are many stairs. Adults looking for peace and quiet are best suited for this property.

Guest access

Guests have free access to the development's common community area pool, wifi by the pool and yoga space. WIFI free at Casa Santosha. The common area is not owned by Casa Santosha but is available for guests use and enjoyment. Common area space rules::: Pool opens at 7am - 8pm, no loud music or glass by the pool. Please be respectful of other guests.

Interaction with guests

Host is always available for questions. With advance notice host can arrange partners to prepare meals at an additional cost, yoga, surfing, and assistance in transportation - anything else your heart desires so that you have a unique cultural experience. Start your Nicaragua adventure at Casa Santoha and discover all of the secret local places through the neighbors and locals and leave the guide book at home!

Other things to note

Casa Santosha of Seeking Santosha Nicaragua is a registered health, wellness and accommodation provider in Nicaragua. Nicaragua is a developing country. Things move at a much slower pace here. This home is located in the jungle where monkeys, several bird species, snakes and insects reside. Care must be taken but nature can be enjoyed from afar even for the most timid traveler. This is a very safe development to stay in near by town. There is a local health clinic in San Juan del Sur 3.5 km away and is free to travelers and offers emergency care.


The space
Accommodates: 3
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Check In: 3PM - 9PM
Check Out: 11AM
Pet Owner: Dog(s) and cat(s)
Room type: Private room

Amenities

Prices
Extra people: 45 / night after the first guest
Cleaning Fee: 32
Security Deposit: 129
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Sleeping arrangements
Bedroom 1
1 queen bed, 1 single bed
Common spaces
1 queen bed, 1 single bed, 1 sofa bed

House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Not safe or suitable for children (0-12 years)
Check in time is 3PM - 9PM

No Smoking
No Parties, Quiet time is 10pm
No Pets without prior approval from host
All overnight guests will be charged

Overnight guests without a reservation will be charged. Reservations must be made for all persons sleeping at Casa Santosha.

KITCHEN - If you do use the kitchen please clean up after yourself and do not leave food out. Compost please and read the kitchen rules posted in the kitchen.

I have a cat and a dog. Mani and Monty, If I´m traveling the dog will be with me but the cat always lives at Casa Santosha. He hunts for insects that you do not want crawling around in the house. Please be kind to him, he is a lover! Thank you.

CHILDREN - My home is not child proof although I do enjoy children it is probably not the best for really young children under 10 years old because the yoga space in my yard does not have a guard rail. There are many stairs. Adults looking for peace and quiet are best suited for this property. If you have young children, you are certainly welcome, let´s have an advanced discussion about safety and booking at your own risk.

This is my home. Not just a vacation rental. Please respect my home and treat it better than your own. Thank you! Enjoy it. It is peaceful and will bring you many wonderful tranquil days and nights.


Cancellations

Strict

Cancel up to 7 days before your trip and get a 50% refund. Cancel within 7 days of your trip and the reservation is non-refundable.


Safety features
First aid kit
Fire extinguisher
Lock on bedroom door

Availability
2 nights minimum stay

31 Reviews


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Karin User Profile
June 2017
This is probably one of the most beautiful places in nicaragua. it is very quiet and peacefull but not far away from the busy village. heidi is a supernice and inspiring person. she always was there to give some helpfull tips where to go in nicaragua and to cook something tasty or to show me the village of san juan del sur. the room was clean and the bed is very comfy. i would love to come back one day. thank u very much

Denis User Profile
March 2017
What's place is lovely and quietly just outside of the bustle of San Juan Del Sur. Highly recommend it if you are looking to relax and be close to the beaches nearby. Would love to stay here again!

Michele User Profile
January 2017
Little piece of heaven over there ! Was exactly what i wanted . Without any pressure , Sha has every service available for people who wants to connect with themselves and discover San Juan , Nicaragua Will definitly recommanded the place and i will go back in the future ! Love it ! And i gotta say i felt in love with her dog ;-)

Annemarie User Profile
August 2016
I had very nice and realaxing days in your home. It was nice to wake up from the birds and the Monkeys in the morning, and to observe the Monkeys near your hous. Thank you, for stay in your home.

James User Profile
March 2016
Heidi was very accommodating and welcoming. Not only did she make us a delicious, healthy breakfast, but she gave us a lot of tips and advice on what to do in San Juan. We even went out and enjoyed a killer concert right next to the beach! By the end of the short trip we felt like close friends :) Thanks for an incredible experience in San Juan del Sur Heidi! Hope to see you again soon!

Brooke User Profile
March 2016
Heidi is an amazing host. Both myself and my companion had trouble with the heat and she was always positive and helpful even when we were sick. Her house is amazing and she truly knows all there is to know about the area. She's a true local who loves her home in Nicaragua I have much respect for how she runs her business . Hasta luego Chica :)

Katelyn User Profile
February 2016
Heidi was a wonderful host. Very welcoming and positive. She tried her very best to figure out a way to get us surfing, but the winds were not in our favor. Instead we lounged by the pool and enjoyed the local nearby restaurants. Great place for quiet relaxation. Thanks a bunch!

San Juan del Sur, NicaraguaJoined in July 2011
Sha User Profile

Hola, I´m Sha - Heidi. I´m a certified yoga teacher YTT500 & Thai Massage Body Worker. My days are filled with the love for the ocean and the peace of the jungle. Surfing, paddle boarding, doing yoga, cooking, photography, traveling, energy healing, life coaching, and guiding people through Nicaragua are my passions. Spending time in nature and in the ocean is where you will find me if I´m not enjoying the home I had built and love. Casa Santosha is my personal home and I'd love to share it with you. I have lived in Nicaragua since October 2010 and am a resident, my business Seeking Santosha is a registered Health and Wellness Company in Nicaragua. This developing country has taught me many valuable lessons. Let me create a surf, yoga or wellness package for you or you can just come rent a room and share some laughs. My motto at Casa Santosha: *always be learning. Airbnb guests arrive as travelers and leave as friends so I never say goodbye or adios but rather see you soon hasta pronto. xo

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