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Address: , San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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$1,399*
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6-Day Surf Vacation in San Juan del Sur from Managua
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$170*
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Private Day Trip to the Beach in San Juan del Sur from Granada

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Beautiful beach right in town

Gorgeous beach with a great view. However, some areas of the beach are a little dirty, so you just have to find a good spot.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Chicago, Illinois
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Chicago, Illinois
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Gorgeous beach with a great view. However, some areas of the beach are a little dirty, so you just have to find a good spot.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

Surfing under the gaze of Christ within reach of lobster and beer. This is the beach of action and fun.

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Austin, Texas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

It is a nice beach, and it is located right in town, so it's extremely easy to walk to from any hotel in the area. However, all the other beaches north and south of town are nicer.

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Poole, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

A beautiful beach to stoll along before breakfast, chill out in one of the beach side bars at lunchtime, spectacular sunsets, then wine and dine in one of the many beach side restaurants.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Tasty food, cool environment and a beautiful beach but the weather is so hot there, I thought I was gonna get a heat stroke. Shopping is nice here as well, not so expensive. Oh and real dreadlocks is rare on this side of Nicaragua so everyone was fascinated by my hair

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San Salvador, El Salvador
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Really nice beach, water a little cold compared to El Salvador or Honduras. There is plenty of space to play around and just lye there. Theres also local people who sell Nicaraguan fast food on the beach.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Offers great views but the sand is a dirty brown color, extremely sticky & nasty. The vendors bother you more than deer flies and persistent. Better to find private beach somewhere else.

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Airdrie, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

My name is George. I am 7 years old. It was a nice bech. A little bit of garbage. It was had a bit of rocks. I had a lot of in the waves.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

My family and I really enjoyed our visit to San Juan del Sur. The beach is clean and the water is tranquil making it a great place to swim. There are numerous restaurants and bars in the area that provide beach chairs and umbrellas for patrons. We spent hours enjoying the beautiful view of the ocean, mountains and fishing boats.... More 

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Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Visited with friends and found the beach to be clean and pretty with plenty of shops and restaurants right there. There water was rather muddy when we were there however it seemed 'untainted' so we all enjoyed swimming.

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