NOVEMBER 17-25, 2024

Los Cardones Ecolodge, Nicaragua

Prices starting at USD $1135 + tx shared cabaña

STAY SALTY is an intentional and casual surf + yoga experience that welcomes you to fully immerse in the wilds of remote Nicaragua, on a secluded beach where you can curate the adventure of your dreams!! 

Delve into the depths of surf right out front with a beach break for all levels of surfer, unravel yourself on the yoga mat daily, learn and take part in conservation projects [turtle nursery and community outreach], and get to know our incredible Nicaraguan friends and culture…
or just snooze in a hammock all day! 

This November, give yourself the chance to disconnect from the hectic schedule of every day to re-imagine and re-create the rhythm of your wildest dreams as you simple Stay Salty!!



Your Retreat Includes

Daily yoga offerings
Long table dinners
Surf tutorials daily
Surf coaching
Closing Ceremony Beach Fire 


*Optional excursion with minimal additional cost
depending on destination as decided by group.

*Surf coaching and guiding provided by Paul for intermediate surfers.
Beginner lessons also available. 

Additional Costs


Airport & Location

It is most likely that you will fly into the Managua International Airport (MGA) and transportation costs are not included. We are happy to help organize transportation for you with a reputable transport company who we know well. More details below!d

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During the retreat, you will be staying at Los Cardones Ecolodge. It is a stunning off-the-grid retreat centre that boasts minimal electricity, limited internet, and a no distractions atmosphere!  Los Cardones Ecolodge is disconnected from the modern pace and fully connected to the stars and tides. The Pacific Ocean rumble lulls you to sleep and bird songs welcome each new day. Take this time to turn off your phone, put your email on hold, and fully embrace the wild beach lifestyle.

Extra nights before or after the retreat, use coupon code FF2024 to get 10% off lodge rooms.

Beach Cabaña

The beach cabañas are private and situated within 10 yards of the ocean. It is made of bricks and sustainable palm fronds. There is also a spacious terrace with lounge chairs and hammocks, one bedroom, and a bathroom with sink and shower. The room is equipped with electronic safe and solar lights.

  • Retreat rate in a shared cabana: U$2270 + tx for 2 people, U$1135 + tx for a 3rd person
  • Retreat in single cabana: U$1215 + tx

Ocean View Bungalows

The stilted bungalows are private and located right on the ocean. It is made of sustainable precious wood and palm fronds and elevated on stilts on the oceanfront. There is a spacious balcony with lounge chairs and hammocks, one bedroom, and a bathroom with its private toilet, shower, and sink. It provides beach view and is also equipped with electronic safe and solar lights.

  • Retreat rate in a shared Bungalow : U$2590+tx for 2 people, U$1295+tx for a 3rd person
  • Retreat rate in a shared house: U$1535+tx

Premium Family Bungalows

This 2 bedroom Family Bungalow is on the oceanfront, with an amazing view from the large elevated terrace. 1 king bed in one bedroom, 2 single beds and 2 trundles in the other bedroom. A private conventional bathroom. You’re right on the oceanfront, with the ocean breeze and fans in each room. You also have the option to turn the AC on.

  • Retreat rate in a Family Bungalow, 2 bedrooms : U$3070+tx for 2 adults + $1055+tx per additional person.


Premium Beach Houses

Los Cardones Ecolodge is surrounded by the community of Finca Del Mar.  This gated community shares the property with Los Cardones, and has homes as close as 5 meters from the lodge.  These homes typically come with some added comforts, such as air conditioning, Wi-Fi, hot water and full kitchens.  If you are interested in staying in a home, simply reach out and we will organize the details just as if you are staying at the lodge for the duration of the retreat.

Email to book:

  • Retreat rate for (3) Houses, 2 bedrooms : U$3150+tx for 2 adults + $1055 per additional person and $100 refundable damage deposit.
  • Retreat Rate for (1) House, 3 bedrooms : U$4445+tx for 3 adults + $1055 per additional person and $100 refundable damage deposit

Arrival by airplane

Please book your flight to arrive at Augusto C. Sandino International Airport (MGA). Transfer from and to this airport is available upon request at an extra fee. The journey is approximately one hour and a half from Managua.

Taxi fares from the MGA Airport with our trusted transportation company (and friends)!:

  • $80 for 1-2 ppl
  • $90 for 3-4 ppl
  • $160 for 5-14 ppl (mico-bus)
    Plus gratuities.  All prices are in USD.

An adventure for the whole family!

Have young kids?  They’re free! (under 4yrs old)

8 days meals and surfboard 
* $388 +tx for 4-12yr old,
* $495 +tx for 13-17yr old

Childcare available at extra cost by local niñeras (nanny) – let us know if this is an option you are interested in so we can help to organize for you!

Childcare available – Private beach bungalows – Private Guides

“With shallow sandy beaches, massage therapists on standby, and a sea turtle sanctuary, everyone in the family is going to be “livin’ la vida Nica!”

  • Daily yoga classes
  • Daily surf tutorials
  • Horseback riding
  • Sea Turtle conservation & sanctuary
  • Local school visit
  • Spanish lessons
  • Secure location
  • Fresh, nutritious and delicious meals served daily

Confirmation process & cancellation policy

The confirmation process is as follows:

  1.  Choose your lodging (and your roommates)
  2.  Place a U$500+tx deposit per participant to hold your spot.
  3.  Balance payment due online before July 17th, 2024.
  4.  Refundable up to Aug 17th, minus a $100 processing fee.

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