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Wildlife Reserve in Beaches South of San Juan del Sur

Refugio de Vida Silvestre La Flor

One of the principal laying grounds for endangered olive ridley and leatherback turtles, this wildlife refuge (locally called by its shorter name, 'La Flor') is 20km south of San Juan del Sur. It’s easy to visit on …
Beach in Playa El Coco

Playa El Coco

This wide stretch of white sand is hemmed in by headlands at both ends and the water is calm and good for swimming. There's a restaurant and several good places to stay.
Seafood in Playa El Coco

Puesta del Sol

A beachfront restaurant serving breakfast as well as lunchtime specials like ceviche, grilled seafood and Austrian dishes such as Wienerschnitzel. There's also a children's menu. The cuisine and service can be hit o…