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Playa Poneloya, Leon

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#5 of 10 in Beaches in Nicaragua
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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  • One of the most beautiful sunset locations! Restaurant food excellent but noticed after 8 years of visiting, staff a bit less friendly and very bold about asking for tips which has never happened befo...  more »
  • We walked from Las Penitas to Poneloya, a sector where there are no fishermen. It was a nice walk and we stopped for dinner in a restaurant located on the beach in Poneloya. It's nice to feel the wind on the terrace and we could watch the sunset.
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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 »

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