Tours and Experiences around San Juan del Sur

Tourism in San Juan del Sur has been growing steadily since the early 2000s. The city is a popular destination for surfers, expats, and backpackers.

Beaches near San Juan del Sur

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Playa Hermosa

Beaches near San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua

Located approximately 7 km south of San Juan del Sur, Playa Hermosa is one of the most beautiful beaches in the area. With a long stretch of white sand and excellent surf breaks, it is a popular destination for both foreign and local tourists.

Playa Remanso

Surfing Beaches Near San Juan Del Sur Nicaragua

Located approximately 5 km south of San Juan del Sur, Playa Remanso is an excellent beach break for beginner surfers. There are a few restaurants to relax and eat the local cuisine at the beach. The beach is also surrounded by tropical vegetation typical to Central American Pacific coasts.

Playa Maderas

Surfing Near San Juan Del Sur Nicaragua

Located approximately 6 km north of San Juan del Sur, Playa Maderas is a surfer’s beach break. The waves are pretty consistent, and breaks range from strong to very strong depending on the swell direction, tidal changes, and season. Maderas offers stunning sunset.

Marsella & Majagual

Surfing near San Juan Del Sur Nicaragua

These two beaches are located North of San Juan del Sur, between Maderas and the fishing port. These beaches are popular with locals on weekends as they offer a more tranquil and swimmable setting than those close to town.

Day activities and tours near San Juan del Sur

Surf Lessons & Surfing

Surfing Lessons San Juan del Sur Nicaragua

With over 300 days of offshore winds, the San Juan del Sur area is well known for its Pacific breaks. Whether you are an experienced surfer or a beginner, the waves around San Juan del Sur are made for all levels.

Offshore & Deep Sea Fishing Trips

Deep Sea Fishing Near San Juan Del Sur Nicaragua

Around San Juan del Sur, you can find a great variety of Pacific fish, including dorado (mahi-mahi), yellowfin tuna, sailfish, wahoo, and roosterfish. Your options include fishing on the shore, half-day fishing trips near San Juan del Sur (trolling or bottom fishing), or full-day deep-sea fishing tours.

Horseback Riding

Horse Back Riding near San Juan Del Sur Nicaragua

Horseback riding near San Juan Del Sur is one of the most popular San Juan del Sur activities. You can rent horses from local guides who know the landscape well and take you on amazing rides. Even if it is just for an hour, visiting this beautiful region of Nicaragua by horseback is sure to be an unforgettable experience.

Sail Boat Trips

Sailing Near San Juan Del Sur Nicaragua

One of the best things to do around San Juan del Sur is to watch the sunset on the Ocean. There’s no better way to do it than sailing back to San Juan del Sur bay with a drink in hand and wind in your hair! Sailing charters are available in San Juan del Sur, including snorkeling. If you’re lucky, you might even spot a whale or a dolphins pod.

Paddle Boarding Tours

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Paddleboarding is one of the fastest-growing sports in the world. It’s easy to learn and fun for all ages! San Juan del Sur offers ocean SUP surfing lessons and paddleboard yoga. You can also rent a paddleboard for the day in one of the San Juan del Sur surf shops.

Zip-lining & Adventure Park

Adventure Park San Juan Del Sur

Spend your day in the jungle! Fly through the trees on a canopy zip-lining tour. Swing 100 ft off the ground with the monkeys, rappel 65 feet from one of the tallest trees in San Juan del Sur. You will see sloths, toucans, iguanas, monkeys, goats, and more! Some of the best views in Nicaragua can be seen from the Adventure Park restaurant.

Hiking around San Juan del Sur

Hiking around San Juan del Sur

Hiking is a great way to explore the San Juan del Sur area while experiencing the local flora and fauna. You can choose to follow mountain trails or go for a low-tide hike at the beach. San Juan del Sur is also famous for its walk to Jesus Christ, a symbolic 134m statue overviewing the bay.

Night Life in San Juan del Sur

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San Juan del Sur is known as the best place for nightlife in Nicaragua. This beach town offers visitors a fantastic choice of bars & pubs with cutting-edge electronic/reggaeton/fusion live shows all week long.
If you are not into nightclubs, there are plenty of local bars where you can enjoy a cold beverage while watching the sunset.

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