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“The beach wasn't that great.. almost nothing to do over there.” 2 of 5 stars
Review of Playa Las Penitas

Playa Las Penitas
Leon, Nicaragua
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Ranked #5 of 11 Attractions in Leon
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Katwijk, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“The beach wasn't that great.. almost nothing to do over there.”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2012

Almost no one there. It was oke to be on the beach for one day.

Visited January 2012
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Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Big waves, beautiful beach”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2012

Las Penitas is beautiful--dark sand, big waves, good swimming. Be careful in the water--sometimes the current is strong.

Visited January 2012
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Mankato, Minnesota
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“Lovely Beach”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2012

This is the in spot for those traveling here. Be aware of your surroundings and your belongings. Crime is increasing. For a great deal go to Oasis for drinks and food overlooking the ocean on their raised platform deck on the sand.

Visited December 2011
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Brussels, Belgium
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“very close to Leon - large beach - plenty of choice to eat”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2012

nice view, restaurant on the beach, enjoy the sea and the waves !

Visited January 2012
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La Salle, Illinois
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“End of the road”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2012

Our guide, Anry brought us to this beach. It is the jumping off spot for kayaking the nature preserve and visiting the turtle hatchery. The hatchery is located on the island that goes along the beach. Our guide had volunteered to help collect turtle eggs during the laying season and arranged for us to be present at an evening release of the baby turtles that had hatched that morning. Kayaking through the mangroves was quite pleasant. We had the tide with us one way and the wind with us on the return.I don't remember the name of the bar-restaraunt at the end of the road, but they rent kayaks and have cold beer, the hamburger wasn't bad either.

Visited December 2011
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