San Juan del Sur

San Juan del Sur is a great little fishing community on the pacific coast of Nicaragua that is absolutely perfect for swimming, surfing, and just about any kind of activity you can think of.

Start your Nicaragua vacation in San Juan del Sur with a trip to Playa Maderas, the most popular San Juan del Sur beach. The beach is known for great San Juan del Sur Surfing. The beach is a twenty minute ride from the city center. Take a convenient shuttle that will drop you off at 10:00 and pick you up again at 4:00 in the afternoon.

There are also surfing lessons available from several companies in San Juan del Sur Nicaragua. Experienced guides will take you to a San Juan del Sur Beach and teach you the techniques of riding a surf board.

Even if you'd rather not surf, visiting a San Juan del Sur Beach is great for swimming and relaxing. The beaches are known for their white and pink sand and their cleanliness. One San Juan del Sur Nicaragua attraction worth checking out is Marsella Beach. You can see howler monkeys jumping in the trees of the canopy on the side of the road on your way to the beach. Once there, take delight in the miles of unspoiled beaches. Even if you visit a San Juan del Sur beach in the height of Nicaragua tourism season, they are never as crowded as the beaches in other popular beach destinations such as Miami.

Although the waves are strong at many San Juan del Sur beaches, you can still do some snorkeling. You'll witness a variety of flora and fauna, along with dozens of species of bright colorful fish. Surf shops are abundant all over the town and are relatively inexpensive places to buy sunscreen, towels, snorkeling gear, or anything else you might need. You can also rent a surfboard. Be sure to talk to the locals for tips on surfing and any information you'd like to know about San Juan del Sur beaches. The residents of Nicaragua are very friendly and welcome tourists into their country.

Be sure to check out the turtle refuge sanctuary. Visitors will learn about the life cycle of sea turtles and the conditions they need to thrive and see both large and small turtles making their way to the water after hatching.

There are many places to stay in San Juan del Sur Nicaragua, ranging from large all inclusive resorts to smaller locally run hotels. Many tourists from out of the country remark at how inexpensive Nicaragua hotels are, especially compared to other countries in Central America like Mexico and Costa Rica. If you'd like to have access to great Nicaragua cuisine along with fun nightlife, consider staying at all inclusive Nicaragua resorts. These San Juan del Sur hotels are the perfect option for people who want to relax and not have to worry about planning. Pay one price and have unlimited access to the beach and other activities such as horseback riding, hiking, and nightly events that the entire family will enjoy.

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