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lovely beach

This looked like a lovely sandy beach although we didn't see anyone swimming here . Lots of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Derry, United Kingdom
Needed a getaway

So we decide to go on a vacation,where to my wife asks,how about San Juan del sur,Nicaragua.Well we... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Prince George, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful beach for watching the sunset over the Pacific. Great restaurants beachside for eating great food while watching the sun recede on the horizon.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank DragonflyMurray
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This looked like a lovely sandy beach although we didn't see anyone swimming here . Lots of restaurants , bars and shops along the front.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank holidayseeker
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So we decide to go on a vacation,where to my wife asks,how about San Juan del sur,Nicaragua.Well we find this villa for rent and we book two weeks,what a paradise for a couple ,more than one couple or bring your kids,it’s called Villa Laguna and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank rupertm405
Reviewed 12 February 2019 via mobile

Definitely not the best beach I have seen. There are some nice restaurants along the beachfront but that’s all it has going for it.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank belindamacukat
Reviewed 12 February 2019 via mobile

Really Nancy?? We are here right now and yes it is much quieter than it was two years ago but we are enjoying it immensely. And yes the waiters are standing at the door with menus inviting you in! The Nicas are the most caring...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank SMSMarie
Reviewed 10 February 2019

The place has fallen on hard times, so there are many waiters hanging out the door of restaurants and bars along the beachfront with menus in hand. The beach isn't that great, and some of the locals told me it isn't a place to swim,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Nancy O
Reviewed 3 February 2019 via mobile

Nice place for a walk in the morning or just relax in the sun. Cool water, many restaurants and bar along the beach. Too bad that many people don’t care and leave their garbage.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jackhammer73
Reviewed 25 January 2019 via mobile

Not your typical beach with golden coloured sand! The sand is dark in colour so does not look as inviting! However it makes for a pleasant stroll along the beachfront and there are loads of places to stop along the way for some liquid refreshment...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kolletjie
Reviewed 19 January 2019 via mobile

There is a lot of rubbish on a beach and people on dirt bike racing. It’s not your typical tanning beach or surfing beach but it’s good enough for kids to enjoy a run around and nice walk to town.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank russellsmanagement_1
Reviewed 15 January 2019

Chill or Surf; friendly local flavour in hotels, restaurants and food. The world does not know about this so not crazy busy.

Date of experience: February 2018
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21 March 2018|
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Response from travelbit07les | Reviewed this property |
You can pretty much walk the town anywhere you want to go. To beach hop or to get farther than you can walk you can get a taxi. Be careful , though, because taxi drivers can have different fares to the same place. Ask your... More
16 February 2018|
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Response from Silvia B | Reviewed this property |
It’s better if you have a car for a day. Maybe you will spend $50. Or take a taxi and afford $50 dollars.
15 January 2018|
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Response from Ala1960 | Reviewed this property |
It’s about 2.5 hours by car to Managua from San Juan del sur.