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Pretty in its own way

Keep in mind that you are on the Pacific, and the beaches are simply not going to be as lovely as... read more

Reviewed July 10, 2018
Knoxville, Tennessee
Sometimes nice and clean, other times trashy

The morning after "Sunday Fun Day", the beach is super trashy, which is sad. A few fellow visitors... read more

Reviewed July 9, 2018
Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just happened to stop at a local bar for refreshments and caught the most beautiful sunset. Just WOW

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank oneders65
Reviewed October 29, 2018 via mobile

Most amazing sunsets that you will see. Friendly people with happy hour at most beaches overlooking the spectacular sunsets. . Absolutely mesmerizing

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mfaithfull
Reviewed September 24, 2018

A beautiful spot to enjoy the Pacific tides and colourful sunsets! Wade in the water for a swim, or just stroll in the sand. There are a lot of bars/restaurants along the beach offering a variety of food & drink, and a few food carts...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank C W
Reviewed September 20, 2018

Pristine beach views from a string of restaurants along the beach where you can kick off your shoes and walk barefoot along the beach, have a cocktail during happy hour, have a full meal or snacks. Food is great in every restaurant. I love the...More

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

Customer service was great! The staff was pending on evrything we need. Food was fantastic. The locations are amazing. You have access to different types of restaurants. Beach was in front of our hotel and people were very kind.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Joselina G
Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

The one mile long crescent beach at SJ del Sur is very attractive from afar. Upon closer examination it is less appealing. The sand is the color of mud, it is extremely shallow at low tide and there is no shortage of garbage. Worst yet,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank AAW535
Reviewed August 13, 2018

This is not a white sand beach. The waves are small enough to swim,there are no sharks due to the minor polution of boat fuel. They clean the beach every morning,but still not pristine. Suitable for long walks,but never after dark. You may get robbed....More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank mike g
Reviewed July 10, 2018

Keep in mind that you are on the Pacific, and the beaches are simply not going to be as lovely as on the Gulf. It is a nice and clean beach, nonetheless.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank heyjudithz
Reviewed July 9, 2018

The morning after "Sunday Fun Day", the beach is super trashy, which is sad. A few fellow visitors and I were the ones to clean it up, if that says anything. I suppose maybe locals were going to clean it up later, and we just...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Brittany_11_10
Reviewed May 15, 2018

Although scenic we were really shocked at the amount of trash. It's such a shame that nothing is done about it.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Linda C
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Response from travelbit07les | Reviewed this property |
You can pretty much walk the town anywhere you want to go. To beach hop or to get farther than you can walk you can get a taxi. Be careful , though, because taxi drivers can have different fares to the same place. Ask your... More
February 15, 2018|
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Response from Silvia B | Reviewed this property |
It’s better if you have a car for a day. Maybe you will spend $50. Or take a taxi and afford $50 dollars.
January 14, 2018|
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Response from Ala1960 | Reviewed this property |
It’s about 2.5 hours by car to Managua from San Juan del sur.