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San Juan del Sur Beach

San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
20 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

This is a great beach, theres better places locally to surf but this is a nice beach just to walk up and down and paddle in. Closer to the ends it could do with a bit of a clean but for a few hours its a fine beach just to watch the world go by.

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San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Follow O'Shop beach & travel to discover the beach aroud San Juan del Sur. The baie of San Juan receive all the trash of the population how does not care that much about plastics. The municipality pay some people to clean but should invest also in education to solve this problem.

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Cartago, Costa Rica
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I will never forget driving into San Juan del Sur as the sun was setting . Would have loved to have a camera. The sun was setting the water was so calm and the sky was orange to blue spots and this beautiful statue over looking the bay protecting it. I will never forget it I have to Alaska to... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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43 reviews 43 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

A beautiful bay, just right for a stroll and a paddle in the warm Pacific water. A good selection of restaurants and bars alongside the beach, just right for lunch or a 'sun downer'. Quiet and unspoilt .

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San Diego, California
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32 reviews 32 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Pleasant harbour beach in the day, quiet and peaceful with the surfer crowd out at the surf beaches north and south of the town. Very picturesque. Marred after dark by the prostitutes and drug pushers hanging around on it just off the promenade. Not very safe.

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San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

Great for walks and people watching plus ducking into a bar or two for a cool off cocktail. Not best for swimming but not huge deal.

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Oregon Coast, Oregon
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Nice black to lounge on but the trinket venders are anoying. Something in the water stings...Jellyfish?

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Beaumont
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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

The bay at San Juan del Sur is beautiful, with multi million dollar homes overlooking the beach. But the bay is polluted, with little infrastructure resulting in drainage into the bay of undesirable liquids. Better to go up or down the coast to get a really not ce beach visit. Be aware of your surroundings as crime against tourists happens.

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New York City, New York
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

The water was clear and warm, the sand wasn't too rocky, and there were wild horses and wild cows (I think they were wild, at least!) along the shore occasionally. And the waves were great for surfing, of course!

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Oregon, Ohio
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Great view of the hills and boats. Not as many vendors as many beaches. Just needs loungers set up to rent

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