A list of the most beautiful & interesting places that you should explore while traveling in Nicaragua
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San Juan del Sur

Things To do

Surfing

Nicaragua’s world class waves have become more & more popular the last few years, with experienced surfers & surfers to be alike. San Juan del Sur is particularly extraordinary with its many breaks surfable all year round & all day long thanks to constant offshore winds. With amazing surf breaks like Maderas beach, Hermosa beach & Yankee beach, San Juan del Sur is a must.

Surfing

Nicaragua’s world class waves have become more & more popular the last few years, with experienced surfers & surfers to be alike. San Juan del Sur is particularly extraordinary with its many breaks surfable all year round & all day long thanks to constant offshore winds. With amazing surf breaks like Maderas beach, Hermosa beach & Yankee beach, San Juan del Sur is a must.

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Take a Hike

The Christ of Mercy statue on the north-west end of the bay in San Juan del Sur, is one of the tallest statues of Jesus in the entire world. It is 24 meters tall & is impossible to miss, proudly perched on top of a spectacular cliff. The heat & the steep hill can make hiking up to the statue quite the challenge, but the 360 degree view from up there makes it all worth it!

Take a Hike

The Christ of Mercy statue on the north-west end of the bay in San Juan del Sur, is one of the tallest statues of Jesus in the entire world. It is 24 meters tall & is impossible to miss, proudly perched on top of a spectacular cliff. The heat & the steep hill can make hiking up to the statue quite the challenge, but the 360 degree view from up there makes it all worth it!

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Workout

The Fight Club Gym Juan del Sur is equipped with a full size mixed martial art diamond, a boxing ring, punching bags as well as free weights, bumper plates & weight lifting machines. You can hire personal trainers for private sessions in crossfit, boxing, kickboxing, mma & general fitness or participate in the many group classes. The vibe is great, people are friendly, go check it out!

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Workout

The Fight Club Gym Juan del Sur is equipped with a full size mixed martial art diamond, a boxing ring, punching bags as well as free weights, bumper plates & weight lifting machines. You can hire personal trainers for private sessions in crossfit, boxing, kickboxing, mma & general fitness or participate in the many group classes. The vibe is great, people are friendly, go check it out!

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Party

The Sunday Funday Pool Crawl is a pool party hosted by the PachaMama Hostel. It is a crazy pool crawl where people are transported in the back of pickup trucks from one pool side to another all over town, all day long. Drinking, making friends & overall just getting into all kinds of trouble; Sunday Funday is the kind of party you are sure to be talking about for a very long time.

Party

The Sunday Funday Pool Crawl is a pool party hosted by the PachaMama Hostel. It is a crazy pool crawl where people are transported in the back of pickup trucks from one pool side to another all over town, all day long. Drinking, making friends & overall just getting into all kinds of trouble; Sunday Funday is the kind of party you are sure to be talking about for a very long time.

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Horseback Riding

From the back of beautiful horses, Rancho Chilamate takes the adventurous traveler on a journey through open fields, rushing rivers, magnificent beaches & spectacular hilltops with breathtaking views of a wild Nicaragua. Get up close & personal with howler monkeys, sloths & colorful exotic birds in this tour of Nicaragua’s jungle with Rancho Chilmate Horseback Tour Adventures.

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Horseback Riding

From the back of beautiful horses, Rancho Chilamate takes the adventurous traveler on a journey through open fields, rushing rivers, magnificent beaches & spectacular hilltops with breathtaking views of a wild Nicaragua. Get up close & personal with howler monkeys, sloths & colorful exotic birds in this tour of Nicaragua’s jungle with Rancho Chilmate Horseback Tour Adventures.

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Sunset Cruise

Get ready for an adventure with Nica Sail & Surf Sunset Cruise boat tour! This catamaran tour is a sunset cruise that will take you along the stunning coastlines of Nicaragua, where you will visit amazing secluded beaches & witness the beauty of Nicaragua’s wildlife. Get up close & personal with dolphins, turtles, flying fish, monkeys, colorful birds & more!

Sunset Cruise

Get ready for an adventure with Nica Sail & Surf Sunset Cruise boat tour! This catamaran tour is a sunset cruise that will take you along the stunning coastlines of Nicaragua, where you will visit amazing secluded beaches & witness the beauty of Nicaragua’s wildlife. Get up close & personal with dolphins, turtles, flying fish, monkeys, colorful birds & more!

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Turtle Watching

La Flor Natural Reserve near Playa Coco in San Juan del Sur is one of the very few “arribada(large-scale nesting of certain species of sea turtle) beaches of Olive Ridley Turtles in the whole world. Each year, as many as 30,000 Olive Ridley turtles arrive at playa la flor to mate & lay their eggs. Each turtle can lay as many as 100 eggs. Go on a turtle tour at playa La Flor & witness this amazing ritual.

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Turtle Watching

La Flor Natural Reserve near Playa Coco in San Juan del Sur is one of the very few “arribada(large-scale nesting of certain species of sea turtle) beaches of Olive Ridley Turtles in the whole world. Each year, as many as 30,000 Olive Ridley turtles arrive at playa la flor to mate & lay their eggs. Each turtle can lay as many as 100 eggs. Go on a turtle tour at playa La Flor & witness this amazing ritual.

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Get a Tattoo

Have you always dreamed of getting a tattoo but thought it was too expensive, or just didn’t know who to trust for your first time? Well, wait no more & get a tattoo in San Juan del Sur! We have one of the best Canadian Tattoo Artist right here in town & you can get a tattoo for a fraction of the price that you would pay in North America! Come Check out Dark Love Ink Tattoo Studio!

Get a Tattoo

Have you always dreamed of getting a tattoo but thought it was too expensive, or just didn’t know who to trust for your first time? Well, wait no more & get a tattoo in San Juan del Sur! We have one of the best Canadian Tattoo Artist right here in town & you can get a tattoo for a fraction of the price that you would pay in North America! Come Check out Dark Love Ink Tattoo Studio!

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Canopy Tour

How about getting an adrenaline rush & doing some Zip Lining in the jungle of Nicaragua? Da Flying Frog Adventure Center is only five minutes outside of San Juan del Sur & has one of the longest zip line in the country. Its canopy tour spends more than 2.5km & reaches heights of over 50 meters. Have a blast zipping by ancient trees, howler monkeys, sloths, colourful exotic bird, iguanas & more.

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Canopy Tour

How about getting an adrenaline rush & doing some Zip Lining in the jungle of Nicaragua? Da Flying Frog Adventure Center is only five minutes outside of San Juan del Sur & has one of the longest zip line in the country. Its canopy tour spends more than 2.5km & reaches heights of over 50 meters. Have a blast zipping by ancient trees, howler monkeys, sloths, colourful exotic bird, iguanas & more.

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Chill

Of course, it wouldn’t be a vacation if you didn’t take any time at all to just chill on a beach somewhere & work on your tan. San Juan del Sur has a stunning sandy beach where you can read a good book, swim, eat tasty food & have a drink or three (after all, you are on vacation!), watch the sunset & just relax & have a good time & enjoy the good life; you work hard, you deserve it!

Chill

Of course, it wouldn’t be a vacation if you didn’t take any time at all to just chill on a beach somewhere & work on your tan. San Juan del Sur has a stunning sandy beach where you can read a good book, swim, eat tasty food & have a drink or three (after all, you are on vacation!), watch the sunset & just relax & have a good time & enjoy the good life; you work hard, you deserve it!

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