San Juan del Sur Beach, San Juan del Sur

2.6
#2 of 10 in Beaches in Nicaragua
Lounge on the soft brown sands of San Juan del Sur Beach, a crescent-shaped beach in the port town of San Juan del Sur. Swim in the calm blue waters, sunbathe, or take a boat ride and explore the surrounding area. The beach offers a range of recreational activities, such as fishing, scuba diving, snorkeling, and if the wind is right, surfing. Take a relaxing walk on the beach, a popular spot for sunset watching, and enjoy the laid back atmosphere of the small fishing town. Make San Juan del Sur Beach a centerpiece of your San Juan del Sur vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our San Juan del Sur online trip itinerary maker .
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  • The jetovator is on the left near the pier, open 5 days a week. You might think it is expensive, but it is half the price of the jetpack in California. This is the most fun I had in my 2 weeks in Nica...  more »
  • We were there two days in family and we loved the beach, it is beautiful, clean, and my 2 year old daughter enjoyed much. Without a doubt we will return!
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  • What a great little town, stayed the whole time at Surf Ranch Resort, but came to town every day, I think we will be looking at moving back here in the future!  more »

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Where to stay in San Juan del Sur

The town center, which nudges up to Playa San Jual del Sur, offers everything from budget-friendly hostels to mid-range bed and breakfasts and luxury hotels. The neighborhood of Las Pampas also features plenty of options, with equally good beach access.
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