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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. “El Ostional” is a pristine sandy beach close to the La Flor Nature Reserve where thousands of sea turtles arrive mainly between July and January to lay their eggs.

El Ostional is part of the Department of Rivas an agricultural region of Nicaragua where papayas, bananas, sugar cane, rice, water melon and mangoes are cultivated. The beach is nestled in this narrow isthmus of Rivas with only 12 miles of land separating the Great Lake of Nicaragua and the Pacific Ocean.

Once, the Nicaraguan and the United States governments considered building a water canal through this region at the beginning of the XX century. The territory preserves some patches of tropical forests with small hills.

El Ostional is still a fishing village to be discovered, well known for its world-class surfing, fishing and the raw beauty of its unspoiled beaches.

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