We are so happy with our new home on lot #22 at Brisas. Here’s a quick little tour looking at what life is like living in Nicaragua with our 5 month old baby girl Luna.
Katie and Damian bought lot #14 sight-unseen based on the recommendation of a friend. They work on yachts and finally got a chance to travel down to check out their investment. They were super stoked realizing the lot was bigger and closer to the beach than they had imagined. Not wanting to waste time, they got right to work planting a fence and some trees. They hope to start building next year.
It’s been almost two weeks and we’re loving our new home at Brisas Del Alma. We’re still very busy settling in, putting finishing touches on the house (building shelves to store all our stuff mostly), and embracing our new lifestyle. It feels so good! Here are a few quick pics I snapped the other day to give you a taste. Gorgeous sunrise volcano view. Lobo waits patiently to head to the beach.Walking from home.Kim stretches it out before paddling out. A small but super fun day!
We’ve built a few houses/structures in Nicaragua so far, but none are really baby friendly. Either too small, no power, no water, or both, we had been planning the true family house for a while. Once we found out there was baby on the way, we finalized the plan and broke ground on a 1400 sq ft, (1900 including workshop), 2.5 bedroom, 2 bath home on lot #22 at Brisas. We’ve let our team know that the pressure is on to finish the house before September when the baby is due. Will it happen? follow along on our blogs: hipEhabitat.com and saltwatermama.com
A tour by Kim Obermeyer of a couple of lots in the Brisas Del Alma development. This clip was filmed on a windy day in the dry season, soon after the land was burned to clear brush. In a month or two it will be nice and green again, but this gives you an idea of what the lots look like.
If the Boom isn’t happening or you aren’t into thumpy beach breaks, the island point is a fun left accessible by a very short boat ride. Check out these ladies enjoying the point on a fun swell in December.
Waves like this await just a short walk down the beach from Brisas Del Alma.
The waves aren’t perfect every day. Sometimes it’s small and kinda closed out, lumpy, and plagued by riptides. That’s just a part of surfing. But the sunrise is beautiful, the beach is empty, the water is warm. Even if the waves aren’t firing, the surf lifestyle is awesome. On this day, I took my two dogs for a sunrise surf session, caught a few little waves, and just appreciated the moments.