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3 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
8 guests
2 nights minimum
Holiday Rental House
Looking for privacy? Discretion? A romantic location? Or a perfect spot for a family to connect on vacation? Something a little exotic, a little adventurous, but still with that certain amount of luxury? Welcome to Casa Luna! Casa Luna is the newest home in the progressive, boutique community of Balcones de Majagual, Casa Luna is open air design and living at it’s finest. Located 12km from the lovely town of San Juan del Sur, Casa Luna was designed by the renowned architect Matthew Faulkner (Morgan’s Rock Eco-Lodge) and represents some of the most luxurious, progressively ecologically friendly accommodations in San juan del Sur. This private villa is perched on a ridge overlooking the Pacific Ocean, allowing for both stunning water and jungle views . Enjoy daily visits from the commun...Looking for privacy? Discretion? A romantic location? Or a perfect spot for a family to connect on vacation? Something a little exotic, a little adventurous, but still with that certain amount of luxury? Welcome to Casa Luna! Casa Luna is the newest home in the progressive, boutique community of Balcones de Majagual, Casa Luna is open air design and living at it’s finest. Located 12km from the lovely town of San Juan del Sur, Casa Luna was designed by the renowned architect Matthew Faulkner (Morgan’s Rock Eco-Lodge) and represents some of the most luxurious, progressively ecologically friendly accommodations in San juan del Sur. This private villa is perched on a ridge overlooking the Pacific Ocean, allowing for both stunning water and jungle views . Enjoy daily visits from the communities local troop of friendly howler monkeys, and in the winter months watch humpback whale breaching from the front deck as they are arriving in the warm waters of the Nicaraguan Pacific to nurse their young.. Being nestled in one of Central America’s largest private wildlife corridors, sightings of sloths, parakeets, iguanas, margays and hummingbirds are common occurrences for guests at Casa Luna. Casa Luna is more than a rental unit, it is in fact the owners frequent weekend residence. As a result, they ensure it is always well stocked and maintained, and lacks that cold, rental space feeling. . Casa Luna is a 3 bedroom, 3 bathroom home boosting high ceilings, cool polished concrete floors, and a state of the art screen system that allows for fresh air to flow through the home constantly. Both large bedrooms contain beautiful stone, en-suite bathrooms, large storage spaces, and views of either the ocean or jungle. In keeping with our eco-consciousness, the piping hot water in both bathrooms is heated by the sun with our solar hot water system. Both bedrooms rooms are well appointed with fine linens, pillows and comfortable beds. The master king bedroom is located on the upper level of the floor, the queen double bedroom on the main level, and the third bedroom in it's own building located a short distance from the main house. This set up allows for groups and couples to enjoy maximum privacy while vacationing in the home. Attention to detail with an ultra modern kitchen, unique wood work (all obtained from hurricane felled trees and sustainable timber) stone accents, and beautiful decor give the home a serene and peaceful feel, perfect for relaxation, honeymoons, or a place to rest after a long day of surfing. Casa Luna provides you with the essential modern conveniences such Wi-fi available in the home and on the grounds, flat screen tv, dvd, video library and comfortable furniture from local craftsmen. Boundaries between indoors and outdoors blend when sliding walls in the living room open to a large patio with ocean and jungle views. A comfortable work space with double desk is provided for your use on the main level making working from the home easy and stress free. Our brand new battery-backup system provides silent power for the house even during Nicaragua's frequent, brief power outages, allowing you to work uninterrupted during these times. As devoted foodies, the owners make sure the kitchen is stocked with everything one would need to make a gourmet meal. Gas range, pots, pans, hand mixer, magic bullet, spices, large bowls, and dishes and cutlery for eight people. A coffee maker, french press, stove top espresso maker and coffee grinder allow you to enjoy your cup of world class Nicaraguan coffee whatever way you prefer. A traditional north american style propane BBQ is available for your use, as well as all the necessary BBQ equipment. Located just outside the home is the incredible 18 meter lap pool boasting views of the jungle and ocean. Located right on the patio is the spacious palapa/grass hut which is the perfect place to keep cool in the hot afternoon, nap in the hammock or watch the sunset over the pacific in the cool, comfortable pool waters. Chairs are provided for your use, and this is an excellent spot to simply relax, read a book, and just be. Casa Luna is located either a short 15 minute walk or short 5 minute drive down the private road to some of the finest beaches in southern Nicaragua, Playa Maderas, Playa Majagual and Playones. There are surf board rentals, and a small selection of cafes to make your day at the beach both comfortable and enjoyable. An English and Spanish speaking “meet and greet” is included in the cost of rental. Our host can help you arrange a variety of activities in the area including zip ling, horse back riding, boat cruises, surf lessons, professional onsite massages, and spanish lessons. This home also enjoys the benefits of secure private parking and 24 hour security in a locked, gated community. Maid and pool service is included, laundry service on request. Please don’t hesitate to ask us for tips about the town and surrounding area. We are happy to provide you with our list of favorites, be it activities or restaurants. A four wheel drive vehicle high clearance vehicle is strongly recommended for accessing not only Casa Luna, but the majority of the beaches north and south of San Juan del Sur. We are located 12km from town on country dirt roads, and seeing as though the house is perched on a hill from the main road a 4 x 4 vehicle will make your stay not only easier, but more fun as you enjoy these beautiful country roads. Let us help you arrange a vehicle in town with one of our contacts at a discounted rate! Please inquire about our monthly and long term rates.More
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About the Owner
Joel J
Languages spoken:English, French, Spanish
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a day
Listed Since:June 2010
Interaction with guests
On the ground guests will be cared for by our local Nicaraguan meet and greet team of Gabby and Elsi as well as our onsite staff
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Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Porch
Washer
Safe
Outdoor Dining Area
Ocean Views
Towels Provided
Private Garden
Ceiling Fans
TV
Rural/Countryside Retreats
City Getaway
Linens Provided
Secure Parking
Horse Riding Nearby
Internet Access
Toaster
Cooker
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Water Views
Blender
Dryer
Dishwasher
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Microwave
Balcony
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
Patio
Deck
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Does this holiday rental have a library?YesNoUnsure
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About the neighbourhood
Casa Luna is located in the progressive community of Balcones de Majagual, located 12km north of the town of SJDS near the best beaches and surf in the area. A natural wildlife corridor we are a unique location within Nicaragua itself for immersive approach to nature and respect for it!
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A 4WD is required to access Casa Luna and most of the surrounding SJDS area. We can assist with booking one at a discounted rate anywhere with in Nicaragua
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