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Playa Las Penitas, Leon

3.9
#2 of 10 in Beaches in Nicaragua
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Relax at Playa Las Penitas, a tiny fishing village and beach on Nicaragua's west coast. Lounge on the clean, tawny sand, relatively untouched by development. Get fishing tips from the locals, have a relaxing picnic on the tranquil shore, or take a trip to the nearby nature reserve. The waves are perfect for learning to surf, and the beach is lined with small bars where you can linger over a refreshing drink. By using our Leon trip itinerary planner, you can arrange your visit to Playa Las Penitas and other attractions in Leon.
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  • Such a gorgeous little town, beautiful beach, safe to swim and very relaxing. Would recommend to every traveler to Leon  more »
  • A very nice beach to spend time watching the surfers. We parked and had a filling lunch at Suyapa restaurant. We strolled the wide beach and enjoyed the waves crashing at the shoreline.  more »
  • Las Penitas is pretty beach town about twenty minutes from Leon. I would say it's more of a beach for surfers, not the leisure traveler who wants to lie on the beach & dip into the water. The water is...  more »

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