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Playa Las Penitas, Leon
(3.9/5 based on 340+ reviews on the web)
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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  • I visited Las Peñitas in the beginning of the season and was a bit surprised how quiet it was. The walk along the beautiful beach passes a few hostels and restaurants, but many of the buildings are em...  more »
  • I was wandering the area looking for a overnight accommodation and found the best resort on the beach! I was impressed that the builder and owner is Canadian, as am I. My GF liked the serve yourself b...  more »
  • There are several, weird little places and hostals here and beach bars trying to attract local and tourist people, but it's just too funky and dirty and the service and town is bad and off-putting . S...  more »