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Playa Poneloya, Leon

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Beach Nature / Park
One of the most popular beaches in Nicaragua, Playa Poneloya invites you to stroll along its soft volcanic black sand or swim and surf in its wavy waters. Find plenty of shade under the refuge of beach shacks and palm trees throughout the beach. Beachfront houses with balconies surround the shore looking out onto the water, as well as beachside restaurants providing some local cuisine. The intense waves provide good surfing conditions. Surf boards can be hired from several areas around the beach. To visit Playa Poneloya on your holiday in Leon, and find out what else Leon has to offer, use our Leon vacation planner.
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  • We decided to go to see the sunset. It was worth it. The beach was clean and the water cool. The views were fabulous. The food at the stalls was ok but not spectacular  more »
  • Poneloya, has a great beach for swimming​. This is a place where you relax, enjoy the ocean, read a book etc. As there is not allot else. Still it was one of our favorite places, mainly due to the cas...  more »
  • Went on a Sunday in December, the place was virtually empty. We grabbed a covered table with a hammock to spend the afternoon. This is a locals beach, very few tourists, at least in the area we were a...  more »