Riviera Riverside Villas (tel. 2776-2396; www.pavonesriviera.com) offers modern, plush individual cabins, as well as several fully equipped house rentals, a block or so inland from the water, right alongside the Río Claro (Clear River). Cabinas La Ponderosa ★ (tel. 2776-2076; www.laponderosapavones.com) is a small, beachfront collection of cabins and private, rustic villas, a bit outside of town, on the way to Punta Banco.
Right in Pavones, several very basic lodges cater to itinerant surfers by renting rooms for between $10 and $20 per night for a double. Most welcome walk-ins. For cheap in-town lodgings, there's Mira Olas (tel. 2776-2006; www.miraolas.com), 2 blocks uphill from the soccer field.
Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.