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About South Western Nicaragua

The popular surfer and tourist destination of San Juan Del Sur is situated on the south west coast of Nicaragua, just 20 minutes north of the border with Costa Rica. This lovely village sits on a beautiful bay on the Pacific Ocean and is frequented by both foreign and Nicaraguan tourists. People come to enjoy a wide variety of activities in and around San Juan del Sur, including fishing, surfing, biking, nightlife, and relaxing at the beach or by a pool.

San Juan del Sur is a small coastal town with about 20,000 residents. The population is made up mostly of Nicaraguans engaged in the fishing and tourism industries, as well many foreign expatriates from Europe, the USA, and Canada. San Juan Del Sur is the most popular beach destination in Nicaragua so the town is often bustling with visitors from around the world.

Thanks to a steady flow of visitors San Juan Del Sur boasts a surprising variety of restaurants, hotels, and activities. There are restaurants for all budgets featuring cuisine from around the world including Mediterranean, Italian, Nicaraguan, Peruvian, French, and Mexican to name a few. Accommodations range from campgrounds and hostels, simple bed and breakfasts, boutique hotels, vacation rentals, and 5 star resorts.

Downtown San Juan Del Sur
Downtown in San Juan Del Sur


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