Lot #22 Caretaker’s House

Lot #22 Caretaker’s House

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We are the first to build on our lot at Brisas (other than the model home which is still in construction as well). We started by building a caretaker’s casita out of large bricks, with a Nicalit roof supported by Guanacaste beams. The house is 320 sq ft (including the small porch) and has cost us about $7k and 6 weeks to build.

We still need to finish the details such as a door for the bodega, screen door, window screens, connecting the electricity, and painting the inside.

Local Surfers in Nicaragua

Here’s a nice video showing what life is like for local surfers at the Boom.

Filmmaker, Tim Davies describes this video as,

“A short film I made on a trip to Nicaragua, I was fortunate enough to make friends with the local surfers who were kind enough to tell me their story about where they live.”

Power Pole Installation in Progress

Power Pole Installation in Progress

Lots at Brisas Del Alma will soon be one step closer to electrical illumination. All the necessary permits are in hand and there was a crew on the ground yesterday clearing the fence line of tree branches in preparation for installing the power posts and lines that will power the community well and be available for lot owners to tie into.

More updates coming soon!

For info on lots contact kobermeyer@gmail.com

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The King of the Boom Contest

The King of the Boom Contest

Every year Hotel Chancletas puts on a contest for the local surfers in the area. It’s an awesome chance for the locals to showcase their skills, get the spot to themselves for 20 minutes at a time, and fight for the right to claim themselves as El Rey del Boom. 

Isaac Rodriguez had been the undefeated champ for three years in a row, but this year Elton Sanchez claimed the crown with a sick backside tube in the final. The sand has been a little funky this year, but after a few big swells to start out the new season, it’s finally coming around. The contest day had strong offshore winds until 3pm and overhead waves.

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The Island Point

The Island Point

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On a day with good offshore winds and solid swell, Holly and her friend Nadia ran down the beach, paddled across the estuary, and out into the lineup at the island point. Luckily, there was a photographer on hand to capture a few moments from the session.

Local Surfer Artist Elton Sanchez

Local Surfer Artist Elton Sanchez

 

Elton Sanchez is a local kid from Asseradores that has only been surfing a little over 5 years. With constant exposure to good waves and pro surfers, he is one of a handful of local kids in the area pulling stylish airs, trying flips, and getting super sick tubes.

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The difference between Elton and some of the others is that he always has a smile on his face in the water. He’s watched his homebreak transform from a secret spot to a sought out surf destination but he doesn’t mind. He’s stoked no matter what.

For a sweet video of Elton shredding….. click here:

He’s also an artist with prints, canvases, and murals available.

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