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Make Popoyo a definite stop and take time to spend
A few days especially if you are a surfer you will adore it! It’s a calm village along the pacific coast fishing , surfing and drinking around a barn fire on the beach
Truly the most awesome place I have visited. The water is absolutely beautiful and sure to please one and all with waves for the surfer, a calm river running through for non-swimmers on one end and isolated rock formations creating natural water pools ... a...More
The surf at Popoyo is really good, but also very competitive. There is really only 1 main peak, and everyone is on it. Depending on tide you might get a few other take off spots. The restaurant / bar at the top of the bluff...More
We stopped to surf but the waves were not up. Beach was almost totally empty. Tourist travel is down because of the past political unrest but we felt totally safe. Even safer than some surrounding countries because Nicaragua just doesn't allow the drugs and gangs,...More
Nicaragua has undergone some political turmoil this year which has significantly hurt the tourism industry....this means some of the hotels and restaurants may or may not be open...but it is still as beautiful as ever and the Nicaraguan people are wonderful.
We stayed at a hotel nearby (Jiquilite beach) and Popoyo was a short walk from there. The whole area was one of the cleanest and best kept that I have ever been to in the area.
The sunset from the beach or the restaurant on...More