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Address: San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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$1,399.00*
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6-Day Surf Vacation in San Juan del Sur from Managua
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Stunning but scary

Amazing sunsets and soft sand lots of boats in the harbour I have no complaints perfect place to have a nice evening walk! But don't go here after dark especially alone tons of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Since i have memory my folks always came to San Juan, then I grew up and I came by myself for spring break (party on!!) but now that i am a father this is as well my kids favorite beach, there a lots of places to stay and eat, have a beer and let the kids play and enjoy the... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing sunsets and soft sand lots of boats in the harbour I have no complaints perfect place to have a nice evening walk! But don't go here after dark especially alone tons of robberies !

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Thank Mic M
Fountain City, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This beach is lovely for a walk at any time of day, but mostly in the morning hours before the heat of the day. It is also a wonderful spot in the afternoon where you can get a cold drink and sit in the reclining chairs of one of the open air thatched roof bars. The sand is compacted and... More 

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Tamarindo, Costa Rica
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great beach to enjoy the weather, eat lobster and drink beer. Rent a lounge and umbrella, shop along the street and watch sunset.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a wide beach with absolutely no shade except inside the beach restaurants. Ditto with washrooms. There is new development at the end of the malecon by the fisherman's port and where the cruise ships dock. The malecon is really very nice.

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Masachapa, Managua, Nicaragua
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

San Juan del Sur beach is a great place to go and enjoy good drinks and food from the many restaurants that line the beach!

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a great little beach to check out in the middle of San Juan. After a hike up to the lookout it's perfect

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The beach was dirty and gross the accesses to the beach smelled like piss. Always get hassled by people selling junk. Go to Madaress or Hermosa skip this beach. All the restaurants along the beach are only there to screw tourists. Stay away one visit is all.

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Columbus, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beach for walking people watching and picture taking. Slow, gentle wave come into the wide beach and are nice to walk along or wade in. It's not a beach for surfing or swimming as it's tapers so slowly you would have to go out a distance to be chest deep and there aren't big waves.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Busy and a bit polluted with all the boats out front but worth checking out once. There are lots of other beaches in the area that are much nicer.

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