Discover the Thrills of San Juan del Sur: A Paradise for Adventure-Seekers

Nestled on the breathtaking southwest coast of Nicaragua, San Juan del Sur is not just a picturesque, sleepy beach town—it’s the type of place that every adventurer dreams of. With its stunning coastline and variety of exciting excursions, San Juan del Sur invites thrill-seekers from around the world to experience what we call Vida Plena—life at its fullest.

  1. Ride the WavesSurf Lessons and Surfing San Juan del Sur’s waves are legendary among surf enthusiasts. Whether you’re a seasoned surfer or a newbie eager to catch your first wave, the region has something for everyone. Numerous surf schools dot the coast, offering lessons tailored to all skill levels. Dive in, learn the ropes, and let the Pacific Ocean’s waves challenge and energize you.
  2. Horseback Riding For a unique blend of adventure and relaxation, embark on a horseback ride along San Juan del Sur’s pristine beaches. Feel the rhythm of your horse’s hooves on the sand, take in the mesmerizing sunset views, and connect with nature like never before.
  3. Offshore and Deep-Sea Fishing Trips The waters around San Juan del Sur teem with marine life. Engage in offshore and deep-sea fishing trips where you can catch black marlin, sailfish, roosterfish, yellowfin tuna and mackerel in the prime season. It’s not just fishing—it’s an experience.
  4. Zipline and Adventure Park Get ready to soar above lush forests and enjoy panoramic views of the San Juan del Sur region. The zipline and adventure parks promise an adrenaline rush as you glide from treetop to treetop, experiencing the local flora and fauna from a birds-eye view.
  5. Hike and Discover The surrounding landscapes beckon hikers with their rolling hills, dense forests, and challenging trails. Every hike leads to a discovery, be it a hidden waterfall, a breathtaking viewpoint, or simply a connection with nature.

Looking for More? Unforgettable Experiences Surround San Juan del Sur

Just a hop away from San Juan del Sur, new experiences and captivating sights await. The surrounding attractions offer more than proximity; they promise lasting memories. From this perfect spot, widen your horizons and explore further.

  1. Ometepe Island: Just a boat ride from San Juan del Sur, Ometepe Island rises majestically from Lake Nicaragua. Home to two magnificent volcanoes, this island offers hiking, kayaking, and an unparalleled peek into ancient petroglyphs and local traditions.
  2. Masaya Volcano: Experience the awe of staring into an active volcano! A trip to Masaya promises not just an adventurous ascent but also an opportunity to learn about the region’s volcanic history.
  3. Mombacho Volcano Nature Preserve: Walk amidst the clouds at this nature preserve. Explore its unique cloud forest, discover exotic wildlife, and let the tranquility of nature wash over you.
  4. Parque de Aventura Las Nubes: Another adventure park packed with activities! Whether ziplining, swinging, or climbing, it’s all about challenging your limits.
  5. San Juan ATV Rentals: Explore San Juan del Sur’s terrains with an ATV ride. Navigate through beaches, forests, and local communities, all while sitting atop a roaring machine.
  6. Sail, Surf & Catamaran: Why just stay on land? The ocean calls! Engage in sailing, enjoy a surf trip, or simply relax on a catamaran while watching the clouds go by.

Convenient and Connected

The beauty of San Juan del Sur is not just in its activities and natural wonders but also in its accessibility. Located less than two hours from the Augusto C. Sandino International Airport in Managua, the town is all at once secluded and connected. And with numerous North American airlines offering affordable flights to Managua, your adventure paradise is closer than you think. Plus, if you’re staying with us at La Santa Maria Resort, get in touch with our team who will help you find and coordinate the perfect excursion for you and your fellow adventurers!

In San Juan del Sur, every day brings a new opportunity to challenge yourself, to discover, and to live life to the fullest. So, come join us and experience Vida Aventurera, Vida Plena.