Welcome to Playa Colorado.

Playa Colorado © @tonyrobertsphoto

The most consistently perfect beachbreak on Earth awaits you and your crew for your next surf trip! We offer the best trip packages, rentals, transport and photo/video services. Our experience here makes the difference.

Real Surf Trips Nicaragua

Playa Colorado

 Playa Colorado is located inside the private, high security gated surf golf resort Hacienda Iguana. The main break is a series of  beachbreak peaks breaking in front of our beachfront houses and beach club/bar.

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Besides the spectacular main break there are a half dozen other world class spots within walking distance!

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All Inclusive Surf House @realsurftrips


LODGING: in our 3500 sq ft all-inclusive home featuring 4 private casitas with their own bathrooms (2 beds per casita), swimming pool, outdoor showers, large kitchen/dining/ living room area for guests to enjoy, 65″ big screen TV with movie channels thru SKY Satellite network, super hi speed wifi internet 5 gig, back gate to beach access, 30 seconds walk to beach and the private beach club (access included), beach bar and the famous surf of Playa Colorado.

FOOD: Private chef serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, which will include: Fresh Lobster, Fish and Shrimp that are caught daily with the local fishermen, Fillet Mignon, chicken tacos, fajitas, pasta, all sides and salads, breakfasts are fresh fruit plates, fresh squeezed juices, eggs, bacon, pancakes, yogurts, granola, etc. Every day is something different!

PRICE: $225 per person per day includes all food, lodging, roundtrip airport transport and unlimited photo/video sessions with @tonyrobertsphoto and/or his team, and a video edit of your trip!


Email me at tr@realsurftrips.com with your travel dates, amount of people and preferences based on the following:

-We offer a wide variety of houses, condos and apartments.

-Airport transport from Managua or Liberia or the border.

-Food/ chef packages.

-Surfboard/motorcycle/bicycle/golf cart rentals.

-surf photo/video + trip edit

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#shootwithTR @tonyrobertsphoto

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“Arriving in 2003 to Playa Colorado by sea, aboard The Crossing as Quiksilver staff photographer, I immediately fell in love with this beach. It was empty and there was not a single structure. We quickly figured out that the combination of a deep, underwater trench offshore funnelling in all swell energy, constant offshore winds due to the inland lakes constantly converging microclimates, made for the best and most consistent surf spot any of us had ever encountered in this region. Shortly thereafter Hacienda Iguana was born. I purchased property here and moved to Nicaragua full time. I was hired as the first Staff Photographer by the developers, and was the first surf photographer to work the beach here. Since then I have seen over a dozen seasons come and go, have made thousands of friends, and watched this empty beach transform into the most vibrant and fun surf resort in the region. The energy and stoke at the beach club every evening, after everyone has been getting tubed all day, must be felt to be appreciated.

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I invite you and your crew to come and experience this magical place. When you book with me you benefit from my earned knowledge of the waves, culture, relationships, language and on the ground logistics. As you will see if you visit here, that will be the difference in a great overall experience.

-Tony Roberts (Owner, Real Surf Trips)

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My amazing team and I specialize in visitors’ travel logistics on every level. Transport, food, activities… we have it wired. New lodging options open up every year to offer you the best choices, depending on your specific needs, as we represent a number of owners project wide. If you find a better price give us a chance to match it! You deserve not only the best price but the best experience. We offer trip packages from all inclusive to straight rentals on the beach, river and golf course, all with wifi, a/c and 24/7 security.

Let us know what option works best for you, amount of people and travel dates. We will promptly send deposit info to lock in your dates so you can start preparing for a barrel stuffed stoke fest of a vacation you and your crew will never forget!

The Boom

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The Boom is a wedgey beachbreak located in Northern Nicaragua. It is one of our favorite spots due to the quality of the beachbreak, and the variety of surrounding spots to choose from. Our Boom surf package provides you and your crew first-class accommodation, food, surf guides and all transportation. Relax, have fun, go rip and leave the details to us.

Real Surf Trips newest surf destinations: Nicaragua

Our ground staff at RST Nica is second to none. The team is made up of native, bilingual local surf champions and their families of boat captains and fishermen spanning generations. They have the best knowledge of the waves and the beautiful area and culture that surround it. Our camp is completely equipped to host you and your crew and we offer a class-apart surfing experience that will stoke out each and every member you are visiting with.

Our location sits directly on a spectacular beach, overlooking perfect peaks. Enjoy cold drinks while watching the surf, kick it in an ocean side hammock, and take a stroll on a coastline that is simply breathtaking. We strive to make your experience the best, both surfing and on land, so that every visit seems like a first!

Why choose RST Nica Surf Camp?

Cruise with people who are not just locals, but natives who live and breath surf. Our Surf Camp has been set up to provide maximum enjoyment of your vacation. Lifelong experience and years of expertise allow us to craft the ultimate surf trip, to ensure an adventure filled vacation for every participant; regardless of their surfing level, age or interests.

All our suites are elegant, spacious, and feature air conditioning, fans, WiFi, and maid service.

The 2nd floor of our open-aired beach resort is the energy center point of Yoga, Massage, and Wave-Watching. Recreational day-trippers who love relaxing in the outdoors will love kicking it in our hammocks, strategically placed in breezy, shady areas beneath the swaying palms overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Also, you can wine and dine at the neatly carved wooden dinner tables, elegantly placed in our seaside garden rancho!

More things to do at the resort:

  • Play games; our friendly team members are always keen to participate when you are running short of members
  • Do yoga with friendly, bilingual in-house Yoga trainers
  • Take a tour to check out the volcanoes, or enjoy some shopping at local village marketplaces.
  • Check out some local music! Cumbia and reggae are very popular, ask our local guides to take you out to dance or just enjoy the scene.
  • Baseball is huge in Nicaragua and going to a game is a cultural experience. From Sunday village games, to professional matches at the Efraín Tijerino stadium in Chinandega, this is the real Nica experience.
  • Our Nicaragua surf camp is designed to offer superb ambience with unparalleled service, that guarantees first-class leisure for you and your friends, your family and loved ones, and anyone you are visiting with.

Where to eat?

RST NICA Tropical Fusion menu

We welcome you to a great new world of gastronomy where everything served up is nutritious and delicious. Our creative chefs have developed a Tropical Fusion menu that you and your crew will love.

While a typical day starts with coffee, fruit, and light snacks, followed by a big breakfast, a tasty lunch, and lastly a delectable dinner, the routine can be customized as per your diet and taste buds. Enjoy homemade dishes made of fresh local ingredients, meats and seafoods, as well as high protein vegetarian/vegan options.

Smoothies and fresh juices are always available to replenish your vitamins after every tiresome surfing session.

Nothing like a couple cold ones after a satisfying day of surf. The most popular local cerveza is called Toña, it is a tasty pilsener style lager served ice cold. Flor de Caña is the local rum, and is recognized worldwide as one of the best.

When to go?

We are blessed with good surf all year long here at RST Nica.

For beginners and intermediate surfers there are ideal waves here most every day of the year! Learn at the main spots when it’s small and enjoy the sheltered setups when the swell builds.

For advanced and expert surfers, the months between March and November are filled with solid, consistent S and SW swells. You will love the variety of rights, lefts, beach breaks, reefs and points, all assembled on a remarkably small stretch of coastline.

Note: From Dec-Feb, Smaller swells (still can score) but best winds Dec-Feb. Heavy rains possible in September. Closed in October..

Why RST Nica? Benefits of choosing us?

Being among Nicaragua’s best surf operators, we ensure that you get to experience epic surf adventures with perfect waves on uncrowded beaches, while also connecting with true Nicaraguan culture at the same time.

  • Personalized surf coaching based on your surf level
  • Patient, professional, bilingual coaches, whose unique tips will improve your techniques
  • Super nice crew who know the conditions and all the right formulas to make every day of your vacation unique and thrilling

To ensure that this Latin American gem remains uncrowded, the team at RST Nica keeps its operations small.


Bring sunscreen – Quality sunscreen is very hard to find down here, and expensive if you do.

Bring along full-sleeve shirts and pants, and some repellant – for bug protection when you are exploring the colonial villages or partying late night.

Drink plenty of water- Dehydration is a major risk with days filled with multiple surf sessions and fun activities.

Surf spots and Surf locations

The variety and quality of over a dozen surf spots on this blessed stretch of coastline is incredible. Most every morning provides glassy conditions or light offshore wind, so it is worth it to get up early. We don’t provide surf maps or name specific spots and beaches in our marketing and social media, as they still are peaceful and fairly uncrowded, some are still empty secret spots! The amazing photos display all you need to know and the mix of epic waves and good vibes may make this your surf trip best ever, which like many of our happy visitors, you will want to repeat every year.

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Real Surf Trips, Telephone No.(831) 440-7676
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