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Loma Pacific Marlin, San Juan del Sur, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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All reviews entrance fee steep climb small chapel worth the effort follow the signs view of the bay paved road impressive statue bring your camera great hike san juan short hike views are spectacular small fee right direction jesus statue worth the trip
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Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Whether taking the very steep path from sea level to 450 asl or taking a taxi $15-20 round trip) this is a ‘must do’ in San Juan del Sur. Be aware that even when taking a taxi there are still over 100 steps to climb...More

Thank AAW535
Reviewed August 18, 2018

Walking up a steep hill to visit the Christ of Mercy statue from the other end of the beach was tough going in the heat, but well worth the reward of spectacular views. It took about an hour to reach the statue. We walked along...More

Thank julia f
Reviewed August 7, 2018

You can see this impressive, colossal statue of the Christ of Mercy from "town" when you are in San Juan del Sur. It is situated 120 meters above sea level and reminds me a lot of the Christ statue in Havana, Cuba. It is the...More

Thank heyjudithz
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Normally I look for places from you can appreciate the city and this was the best place. If you are thinking go walking is possible (as I did) but if you are not used to hiking can be extremely exhausting!!! Entrance fee is cheap and...More

Thank EduardoMejiaC
Reviewed July 9, 2018

According to some, it would seem like the little walk up to the mirador is the equivalent of hiking Everest--except in the heat...so...I don't know a good comparison. Anyway, considering that from the northwest end of the beach (the end closest to the mirador) to...More

Thank Brittany_11_10
Reviewed June 6, 2018

Ok, I just about died walking up, lol. Be prepared that it's pretty rigorous! It's also $2 for non-Nicaraguans. The view is oh so worth it, though. What a lovely place. They also have a small chapel and bathrooms, which is convenient.

Thank travellikeaprince
Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

I like so badly SJdS but that town offers only beach or maybe also... Sunday Funday:) But if you want to spend your day actively and you don’t wanna take surf lessons and move to other beaches you should take water and go that viewpoint....More

Thank Opethowa
Reviewed May 23, 2018

If you're in SJDS you're going to see this statue perched on top of the hill and you'll be attracted, so go. I'd advise to go early morning or late afternoon when the real heat is gone, the light is also better for photographs then...More

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Reviewed May 7, 2018 via mobile

Great place to hike in the afternoon, it's no that far but pretty steep. Its marked how to get there or just get a taxy to bring all the way up .

Thank 48robertoj
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

This was a late afternoon, before sunset hike. It was quite a strenuous slope,iPhone claimed I did 38 flights of stairs. Wear good shoes, and be ready to pay $1 per person to enter. Even though the sign says they close at 5pm they are...More

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December 18, 2016|
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Response from ZnGTravels | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can totally drive a regular car up. It’s steep but the road is paved and in good condition.
November 17, 2016|
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Response from arahrk | Reviewed this property |
Yes cruise port is very close, maybe 1/4mile from where we started. I recommend walking along the beach (cross a small river) until you get to the last road, then take a right. The last road looks kind of like a concrete... More