Guide to the Beaches: San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua

Nicaragua is blessed with some of the most beautiful beaches and surfing in the world. Many of which you’ll find in San Juan del Sur.

Here is a guide to our of favorites in the area.

With year round waves Playa Maderas is one of San Juan del Sur’s most popular surf beaches. Three restaurants (Tacos Locos, Los Tres Hermanos and Maderas Sunset Bar) offer frosty cervezas and local fare at reasonable prices. Dorm beds, as well as private rooms are available for rent at Los Tres Hermanos. Surf board rentals and lessons are also available here. A 4×4 vehicle is recommended for travel to Playa Maderas, especially in the rainy season.

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