Playa Las Penitas, Leon

3.9
#1 of 10 in Beaches in Nicaragua
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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  • August 15, 2017
    If you love surfing you will love this place, you won't find huge waves like on TV but you will enough waves to surf. There are hostal right at the beach, as well as hotels. All kinds of food from veg...  more »
  • August 11, 2017
    Beautiful beach in about 20 minutes by car from Leon. Very quiet. A few restaurants on the beach. Grey sand. The sunset is fabulous.
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  • August 9, 2017
    After descending from the Cerro Negro nothing better than being lash from the raging waves of the Pacific
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