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San Juan del Sur Surf and Sport is your adventure center in town. They can offer a variety of activities for all levels of adrenaline. They have over 20 different activities to choose from. Surfing, Fishing, coastal cruises, surfing lessons and...more
Across From Central Market | From the Municipal Market 20 meters north. Second Floor., San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
+505 2568 2022
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Would highly reccomend San Juan del Sur Surf and Sport for a family fishing trip. We took our kids age 5 and 6 out for an afternoon with them on December 31st. We could not have had a better time, they made sure our kids...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank dv002i
Reviewed September 11, 2018

We had an amazing time with San Juan Del Sur Surf & Sport. My husband caught so many fish, he was too exhausted to keep going but the crew helped him until he could do some more. We booked it last minute while we were...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

We were recommended to do a fishing trip while staying in San Juan del Sur. We did 2 hours of trawling and caught a few fish including a large yellow fin tuna! Then we did 2 hours of snorkeling and Dario took my boyfriend spearfishing....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank NaomiG1167
SJDSSURF, Propietario at San Juan del Sur Surf and Sport, responded to this reviewResponded August 30, 2018

Naomi and Eric, We truly appreciate your time with us. It was a beautiful day on the water and we hope that you can get back to see us again. Australia is far but we are always hopeful. Be well and thank you for your...More

Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Dario continues to be a great surf, fish and overall great resource for anyone visiting SJDS or Nicaragua in general. Surf is great and the fish are biting. Don’t let any reservations about visiting Nicaragua stop you. Tourism is down which means more fish and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

If you’re looking for a clean, fast boat, professional fishing crew, and amazing time this is the charter to have! I asked for Marlin fishing and they rigged us up and took me out 30 miles or so to go fishing on an 8 hour...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Aweldon
SJDSSURF, Propietario at San Juan del Sur Surf and Sport, responded to this reviewResponded May 20, 2018

Aweldon, The one thing we instill in ourselves everyday is preparation. Our interaction with our guests is also our top priority. I believe you said that was the first fish you ever caught in the ocean. It is going to be hard to top that...More

Reviewed March 27, 2018 via mobile

Me and two of my friends were looking to go fishing while being in san juan del sur! We looked up on trip advisor where would be good to go, so we stumbled across Dario’s fishing company and seems to be great! So we sent...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Jonathan D
SJDSSURF, Propietario at San Juan del Sur Surf and Sport, responded to this reviewResponded March 29, 2018

Hola Jonathan D, I am happy to hear you all had a great time. Fishing can be tricky at this time of the year since the water is cold. Good thing it was a good day!! Danny and Johnny Cash always try their best to...More

Reviewed March 25, 2018

We arrived in San Juan del Sur on a Friday afternoon until Saturday evening. Due to a last minute cancellation from our booked boat trip, we arrived with nothing planned. We stopped by the office of San Juan del Sur Surf and Sport to see...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Michele C
SJDSSURF, Propietario at San Juan del Sur Surf and Sport, responded to this reviewResponded March 27, 2018

Hello Michelle, Our main goal is that everyone enjoys the beauty of Nicaragua and what it has to offer. You and your beautiful family will be our ambassadors in your local community. We are glad and thankful that we were able to be part of...More

Reviewed March 12, 2018 via mobile

So I have been in San Juan a long time. Never did a fishing trip because it was $200 and I was skeptical. Decided to finally give it a shot the other day. We went out from 3-6 pm we were told we would be...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Kyle D
SJDSSURF, Propietario at San Juan del Sur Surf and Sport, responded to this reviewResponded March 14, 2018

Hello Kyle, Sorry to hear about your experience. This is how it went according to my manager. You paid $150 for 3 hours of Bottom fishing. The bottom fishing is around spots near SJDS. I was informed that you were at the spots we fish...More

Reviewed January 15, 2018

This was my second year in a row to go out spearfishing with Dario's crew. Couldn't have asked for a better day or a better service to go out with. I got picked up right in town and we went out to various spots and...More

Date of experience: January 2018
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SJDSSURF, Propietario at San Juan del Sur Surf and Sport, responded to this reviewResponded January 16, 2018

Ron, thank you for looking us up again after your return to our little town. Always a pleasure to be accommodating whenever we can. And as the saying goes, “the more the merrier.”

Reviewed January 4, 2018 via mobile

Top notch to say the least - these men really know their job. I’m in the guiding business myself, so I understand how a client needs to be treated and handled. That being said, I also understand that a fishing trip can’t only be graded...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Jay_Rios
SJDSSURF, Owner at San Juan del Sur Surf and Sport, responded to this reviewResponded January 5, 2018

Hola Jay, thank you for the great review. We love what we do and sharing it with our guests. As I tell our guests, We are in the business of your smiles and memories. We do hope you will remember these trips for a long...More

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James A
June 21, 2016|
Response from JenSchuil | Reviewed this property |
You can fly fish off the rock formations out in the water. Inshore fishing would probably be best off Ometepe Island in Lake Nicaragua or in the south of Lake Nicaragua at Solentiname islands.
March 13, 2016|
Response from SJDSSURF | Property representative |
On the 56 ft yacht yes. On the other boats no.
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