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Playa Poneloya, Leon
(2.9/5 based on 85+ reviews on the web)
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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  • Great beach. A bit dirty when we got there. But the beach itself was beautiful. Awesome weather even thou it was winter when we were there. Great waves for surfing. 
  • No need to head to Caribien Sea - just go to Poneloya. Take a 20 min taxi ride to this lovely beach or use public transportation. You will find quiet places also on weekends, and you will love the fre...  more »
  • Great waves, so it is good for surfing, other wise the sea is always agitated so if you are not a decent swimmer, stay away, several people has been drowned here. Not too many good restaurants or plac...  more »