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Address: San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua

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Pretty beach

The highlight of this beach is the restaurants around the beach where you can sit and watch the boats. The beach is pretty and lots of sand. Great restaurants with beautiful views.

3 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
Susan S
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Winchester, Virginia
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Winchester, Virginia
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92 reviews 92 reviews
55 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015 via mobile

The highlight of this beach is the restaurants around the beach where you can sit and watch the boats. The beach is pretty and lots of sand. Great restaurants with beautiful views.

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london
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43 reviews 43 reviews
18 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Great large beach with big tidal drop. good surf, and load of water and beach sports, great bars and restaurents

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Prague, Czech Republic
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

I love San Juan del Sur bay, I have been coming here since I was a little girl... still a very nice small town where the peaceful waters make a perfectly safe swimming in the ocean.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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51 reviews 51 reviews
15 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Great beach. We didn't swim in it but we waded in it. People say it's not great to swim in but we thought is was very nice and clean. We enjoyed coming out and walking the beach each morning and evening. Also, we saw people running on the beach and I think it would be great for exercising. The sunsets... More 

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White Lake, Michigan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

nice beach to walk but nowhere to really lounge and in Feb the winds are pretty strong so you would it blasted by sand with every gust

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Plymouth, Michigan
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47 reviews 47 reviews
6 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

This is such a beautiful beach to walk in the morning. It is completely flat and easy to walk. Beware of the dogs playing in the beach! They are having fun and wild! My husband got hit by one of the dogs while walking and hurt his knee!

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Managua Department, Nicaragua
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

It is beautiful place, clean, good restaurants, great atmosphere, quite, peaceful place. Everybody is relaxed. We felt just as in a different country, after Managua.

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Esteli, Nicaragua
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Great in the early morning with walkers, joggers and fishermen, has weekend sports activities like volleyball and water jet packs. Quiet in the afternoons as most surfers are out of town, but tricky in the evening with guys prowling for female tourists and prostitutes working the esplanade from the beach. Not safe then for a female.

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Quebec, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

When the tide is low the beach seems huge and the water so far away but once the tide is high a completely different story, water comes right up to the restaurants. Always clean, always a lot of activities. Prices are not like they used to be, things have much more expensive...

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Chichiriviche, Venezuela
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30 reviews 30 reviews
3 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

The beach itself is nothing special and dirty also i believe the black water from some of the hotels runs into the beach...I would never swim there at all...and the view to the ocean is blocked by 5o motors yachts boats which anker in the bay...There is also some pollution of the cruise ships... This formerly nice place turns to... More 

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