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Playa Las Penitas, Leon

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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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  • Very quiet, apart from a few introspective hippies. Beautiful nature, safe and very affordable!
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  • Located a short (and cheap) bus ride from one of Nicaraguas most popular cities, Las Peñitas is a great little get away - for a weekend of just a short day trip. Buses leaving frequently from early mo...  more »
  • This is a wide beach of black sand or you will not be bored by tourists because there's virtually no one. However it is not d shade so that the Sun is strong here but you can take refuge in one of the many restaurant hotels
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