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A beach/Bay Area with lots of boats

This is a populated beach with lots of boats anchored in the bay. No waves here and looks like it... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
San Jose, Costa Rica
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The tourists have taken over the town and who wants to see them? - but off the front there is a better local vibe

Anyone who has spent time on the Costa Del Sol or the Cote D'Azur will know what can happen when... read more

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San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a populated beach with lots of boats anchored in the bay. No waves here and looks like it would be very calm to swim . Not my kind of a beach to swim and stay on. Very populated compared to the other great...More

Thank naturalrachel
Reviewed 1 week ago

Anyone who has spent time on the Costa Del Sol or the Cote D'Azur will know what can happen when the tourists dollar takes over in a town where the beach is the main attraction: In come the alcoholics who like the beach to sleep...More

Thank chuddington
Reviewed 1 week ago

The town of San Juan Del Sur is blessed to have a long beach that spreads across the whole bay. Although the beach does not stay the cleanest, it is where all the local town action happens, Soccer Games, Volleyball, families and street performers! The...More

Thank BIGT514
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Playa Del Sur is a Beautiful beach with Wifi and restaurant ... cabanas and hammocks too!! We enjoyed ourselves all day, relaxing in the hammocks, playing in the water... great waves for surf and boogie boarding. The best beach in San Juan Del Sur!

Thank Kristie C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Central location with many restaurant options. Nice mix of locals and tourists. The beach is reasonably clean for a public urban beach.

Thank Janel773
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This beach has great view and nice to stroll on but pretty dirty at the tide line. Lots of food options but we had poor luck with the street vendors with carts. First time we had an excellent quesadilla but then next two were garbage...More

Thank kdeverin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

perfect for surf beginners, there are many surf shops that can get you lessons and transport to the beach for a good price :)

Thank Chnaya
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

San Juan del Sur is a hidden gem! Beautiful Beach, great restaurants, awesome fishing! There is so much to do! A great place for a family vacation or a romantic getaway.

Thank Petrus R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A nice beach and comfortable area! The day we were there it seemed to have a lot of sea garbage had washed up. Be careful beach walking there was a lot of broken glass!

Thank Yered S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

there was a fellow doing sand models that were quite spectacular and then they get washed away with the tide - sand was soft but dark in colour -

Thank jjones76b
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