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jomama341 May 31st, 2011 01:06 PM

[Nicaragua] Non-surfing beaches near San Juan Del Sur
Hey everyone,

My girlfriend and I will be heading down to Nicaragua this August and are hoping to spend about two nights in the San Juan Del Sur area. I know it's well established that this is a hotspot for surfing, which is fine, but neither my girlfriend nor I surf, nor do we plan to while there. That said, I was wondering what are some of the better swimming beaches in that region? I've seen some photos of some pretty awesome looking coves around there, but couldn't find out where exactly they are.

Also, I was thinking that we would stay in Playa Marsella. Anyone have any advice on that front? I'd love to rent a cabaña or something along those lines if possible. This is going to come at the tail end of our trip, so I'd like to find something chill and relaxing for us to do.


qwovadis May 31st, 2011 02:38 PM my fav

that whole area more surfing than swimming

brown sand sort of dodgy.

best swimming beaches

Might head there very nice my fav...

jomama341 Jun 2nd, 2011 01:22 PM

How about Redonda Bay? Does anyone have any experience there? If so, are there any other lodging options besides the wellness resort?

nicaragua Jul 5th, 2011 07:41 AM

Playa Gigante is a good option!

temple Oct 28th, 2011 06:02 AM

We'll be in SJDS in February and are also looking for good swimming beaches nearby. Did you two find any you'd recommend? We have little kids, so the calmer the better. Tide pools are also a plus.

nicaragua Nov 7th, 2011 05:44 AM

Beaches near San Juan del Sur:

Nicaproperties May 3rd, 2015 02:54 PM

Near San Juan del Sur are the most spectacular beaches of Nicaragua.

If some needs information visit:

Hope you enjoyed your visit. Nicaragua is a great destination

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