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San Juan del Sur

This beach town is the fastest growing real estate region in the south pacific of Nicaragua and houses one of the most important turtle nesting sites in Central America. It is a very interesting region with lots of opportunities for enjoying the best and most beautiful beaches like San Juan del Sur, a beautiful bay with lots of restaurants, a growing number of little hotels and the main port for the arrival of cruise ships.

Playa El Coco and La Flor Nature Reserve are two other important beaches where massive arrivals of the ‘Olive Ridley’ turtles happen mainly between the months of July and December. Playa Marsella, Maderas, Popoyo, El Gigante and more are other outstanding bays to the south of San Juan del Sur where visitors can also experience the relaxing atmosphere of the Pacific Ocean.

Morgan‘s Rock is a very well known attraction and one of the greatest places to learn about the concept of an Eco-lodge. It is located by ‘Playa Ocotal’ and the property is surrounded by a large tropical forest with lots of fauna and flora. The administration has also started a very intense reforestation program.

Birdwatching • Hiking • Kayaking • Food • Swimming • Fresh Water Fishing • Scuba Diving • Nature Reserve • Surfing • Canopy / Zip Line • Horseback Riding

Recommended Attractions in San Juan del Sur

San Juan del Sur Town »

A pleasant town situated in the southwest of the Nicaraguan pacific. The history of this tropical town began during the gold rush in California back in 1849

Playa El Coco »

Nestled by the Pacific Ocean in the southwest of Nicaragua, this peaceful destination is just 18 kilometers south from San Juan del Sur.

La Flor Nature Reserve »

The perfect place to observe one of the most unforgettable natural wonders, the massive arrival of thousands of “olive ridley turtles”.

Morgan’s Rock »

This extraordinary and unique natural getaway is nestled in the pacific tropical region of Nicaragua.

Playa Maderas »

One of the popular beaches located by the Pacific Ocean and an attractive location for some of the best surfing in the region.

El Ostional »

One of the most beautiful beaches in the south Pacific of Nicaragua, located 12 miles to the south from the vacation town of San Juan del Sur.

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