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“Life's a beach”
Review of Playa Poneloya

Playa Poneloya
Ranked #14 of 46 things to do in Leon
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Reviewed March 18, 2013

Worth doing on a day trip from Leon, with refreshing ocean breezes, but swimming is not recommended due to the rip tides.

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Reviewed March 7, 2013

Dangerous swimming but fun walking on the beach. Good for surfers. Had wonderful meal at hotel right on beach.

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Reviewed February 8, 2013

Went to roads end at boat ramp where there are a few little restaurants overlooking the estruary outlet.
Have a cold beer or meal, and watch the changing tide. U can swim nearby too. Less gringos than Las Penitas beach at south end of road.

1  Thank Gregory S
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Reviewed February 3, 2013

Down the road from Las Penitas you'll find Poneloya. This were the locals go the relax at the beach. Be sure to catch the last bus back to Leon before dark. Once the sun goes down the town is virtually deserted and a taxi back to town is NOT an option.

1  Thank ChrisFragapane
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Reviewed January 18, 2013

We were looking for waves in northern nica. Read a bit about poneloya and las penitas but upon arrival it felt like an abandoned surf town. Not much going on, a few spots to stay but a mixed vibe. We stayed at De Rocas, it was right on the water but the service was average.

I would bypass Poneloya and head nroth to Chinandega or south to Puerto Sandino

Thank Cory L
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