San Juan del Sur: have you heard of it? If not, you will soon!

San Juan del Sur has become the center of the Nicaragua’s Surf Scene and it is most probably the most visited town by young people and surfers of all the country.

Although more and more surfers and tourists come here every year, San Juan del Sur hasn’t lost his character of a small fishing villages, relaxed and layed back.

Here you can find everything you want like clubs, bar, pubs, gymnasium, spa, luxury hotels, and stunning villas with an awesome view on the bay of San Juan del Sur.

Near San Juan del Sur, both north and south, there are some of the best beaches of all Nicaragua with very famous Surf Spot and many Surf Camps were beginner can learn how to ride a waves. Some of the most famous beaches are Maderas, Majagual, Playa El Coco, La Flor, El Yankee, Las Salinas, El Ostional and Marsella. All these beaches are reachable by public transportation or often the surf camps offer free transportation for the one that are taking a class of Surf.foto by

If you visit San Juan del Sur you can miss the magic sunset on the bay, a moment that capture the attention of everyone and that by itself it is worth a trip to Nicaragua.

Recently San Juan del Sur has become an important cruise port for different international Cruise Ship and from here tourist choose different day-trip to Leon, Granada, Ometepe Island, Apoyo Lagoon or the famous Masaya Market.

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[…] San Juan del Sur, a quiet town close to the Costa Rica border, has become the epicenter of the Nicaraguan surf scene, with many surf schools, surf hotels and everything a “gringo” surfer might need to make the most of your surf trip. […]


Few years ago it had a completely different look. Tourism is increasing surprisingly fast!