Attractions

Archaeological Site in San Juan Del Sur

Petroglyph

There's a spectacular petroglyph not far from town, depicting an enormous and elaborate hunting scene carved perhaps 1500 years ago. To find it, walk toward Rivas, passing the Texaco station, and make a left after t…
Monument in San Juan Del Sur

Cristo de la Misericordia

This 25m statue of Jesus – one of the tallest in the world – overlooks the town from its perch 2km to the north. Take the one-hour hike up from the north end of Playa San Juan del Sur to catch a great bird's-eye (or…
Cultural Center in San Juan Del Sur

Casa de Cultura

Check this arts center for salsa, merengue and bacchata (romantic Dominican dance music) dance lessons, arts exhibits and more. It's also the home of APC Spanish School.
Church in San Juan Del Sur

Parroquia San Juan Bautista

The town's pretty peach-and-white church pays homage to San Juan Bautista.