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SJDS Main Beach - chairs / hammocks /umbrellas for rent?

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SJDS Main Beach - chairs / hammocks /umbrellas for rent?

I understand that people go to SJDS to surf but should I want to spend the day at the beach, are there chairs / hammocks / umbrellas that one can rent on the beach? Or do people generally bring their own?

Are there similar services that might be available if I were to go to Playa Maderas - i.e. place where I could spend an afternoon under an umbrella?

Gracias

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1. Re: SJDS Main Beach - chairs / hammocks /umbrellas for rent?

SJDS is not for surfing and you won´t find chair/hammocks on the beach but there are many bars which you can take a drink and use their chairs

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2. Re: SJDS Main Beach - chairs / hammocks /umbrellas for rent?

My girlfriend and I have been going to SJDS for 5 years now and actually own property and plan to build a vacation home there. She has been saying for 4 years that a beach rental thing would be a great business opportunty, but no one has done it yet. SJDS proper is not a surf spot, but Playa Maderas is one of the spots you would surf if staying in SJDS. It is about a 20 minute drive out of town. There are numerous shuttle from town. There are no umbrella/chair/hammock rentals. It is a great place to chill and enjoy some entry level surf, but it is pretty much a bohemian scene with no traditional vacation amenities. Just a beach hostel and a snack bar with cold beer and sandwiches. Good luck. Feel free to ask any questions.

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3. Re: SJDS Main Beach - chairs / hammocks /umbrellas for rent?

On the main beach there's some chairs and beach loungers in front of a couple of the bars and restuarants that you can use as long as you're eating/drinking there, but if the people you're traveling with are surfing, then you're not likely to be on that beach anyway. Maderas and the other surfing beaches are just as described above - pretty lacking in amenities but great chill-out spots nontheless!

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5. Re: SJDS Main Beach - chairs / hammocks /umbrellas for rent?

We only saw two on the beach in January. We bought a drink at restaurant And sat in chairs. A little while later a guy came up and wanted us to pay for umbrella rental. We weren't using umbrella. We moved. The guy felt bad i think. The people are so gracious nothing like mexico

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