Rapture Surf Resort
Maderas, Nicaragua.

Get to know our high-end Surf Resort in Nicaragua! Just 10min walk from the main break in San Juan Del Sur: Playa Maderas. Overlooking the jungle and the ocean, it’s a chilled surf resort where you can relax and take a break from the good old life!

Nicaragua has always been on the radar of barrel-hungry surfers. The reason is that with over 330 days of offshore winds annually, you can surf every single day of the year! These offshore winds combined with affordable accommodations and the chance to score some uncrowded waves lure surfers of all levels to this Central American paradise.

Experience unique Nicaragua: Surf the best waves

This small village was shaped around the fishing culture. Despite this fact, this small-scale village has become one of the most popular tourist destinations in Nicaragua. Filled with backpackers, yogis and surfers, the city centre is vivid and considered a party centre for all the youth that visits the country.

Just like our first surf camp, our Surf Resort is located on the Maderas hills, just below our main location, which overlooks the Pacific Ocean. All of these characteristics make the Surf Resort a perfect place for sunset watching.

We offer surf lessons by skillful and knowledgeable local instructors. This area is home to the country’s most legendary surf spots, suitable for both beginners and pros alike. Moreover, the famous offshore winds on this beach tend to keep the waves open for longer, and it’s a perfect place for beginners to start up their surf sessions!

This village is considered to be a surfing and party capital. Indeed, with many nice restaurants, surf shops, and a flourishing bar scene.

Surfer’s Paradise in the Pacific Coast

San Juan del Sur is situated on the southwest coast of Nicaragua. In fact, within a 2hrs drive from our surf resort in Nicaragua, you can easily reach the capital, Managua. If you are coming from Costa Rica, the Nicaraguan border is just one hour from Liberia Airport. Afterwards, from there it’s 45 mins up to us! You can reach out surf resort easily with a 4×4 or just a short 10min walk from Maderas beach.

Also, the walk from our surf resort to our home break, which is one of the most consistent surf locations in the country, takes about 10-minutes. Indeed, winds through a charming jungle path. Furthermore, the beach itself is situated on the Pacific coast of Central America.



Aerial view over Maderas Valley in Nicaragua
A group of people practising yoga on a round deck with view
A big hammock sitting area overlooking the ocean
A garden with grass and trees overlooking the ocean
An outside sette with pillows and canopy
Pool with chairs by nightfall
Infinity pool woth view over the ocean
An infinity pool surrounded by lush garden and hammock

Your booking always includes

Breakfast Buffet

Rich breakfast to get started

Delicious Dinner

International cuisine (Sunday - Thursday)


Always included

Airport Shuttle   Extra Fee

We will pick you up


6 days a week for intermediate and advanced surfers

Yoga Class Extra Fee

Upon availability

Why You’ll love our surf resort in Playa Maderas

The stunning sunsets amidst jungle backdrops to our wonderful rooms and infinity pool, the incredible surroundings of our camp, and the amazing waves we surf every day are just some of the reasons our surf camp in Nicaragua represent a veritable surfers paradise.

While staying at our surf resort you can relax in the common area, meditate or practice yoga in our amazing deck or chill in one of the many loungers by the pool. Our modern and comfortable accommodation will make you feel integrated into Nature!  The camp also features delicious food, open-plan spaces, and beautiful showers.

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Got more questions?

Read through our FAQs , read our Blog or don’t hesitate to contact us.

What Visa do I need to enter Nicaragua?

Visitors from most countries can get a 90-day tourist visa on arrival in Nicaragua. At entry you might be asked to show an onward or return ticket and pay an tourist tax of $15 US at the airport. Check exact requirements for your home country or the passport that you hold before you travel.

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What’s the weather like during the Rainy Season in Nicaragua?

The water is always warm, no wetsuit needed. Bring a rash guard to protect you from sunburn while surfing. Usually, the rain happens during the night for 1 – 2 hours, this can actually be an amazing thing to watch as the storms that come with the rain can be incredible. By the time you wake up in the morning, the rain is gone and everything is dry again. The only thing you will notice is an increase in temperature and humidity.

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The local currency is the Nicaraguan Cordoba but US dollars are also widely accepted. The exchange rate varies from day to day – 1 USD is currently about 31 Cordobas. There are a lot of ATMs around San Juan del Sur and any major city in the area and it’s possible to withdraw both Cordobas and US dollars. 

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