Southwestern Nicaragua

Packed with attractions, the southwest offers up some of Nicaragua’s hallmark vistas and adventures. Surfers have been hitting this coastline for years, drawn by perfect, uncrowded waves and laid-back surfing encampments. Beginner surfers and partygoers head for San Juan del Sur, where there are better accommodations, high-octane parties and a solid selection of restaurants catering to international appetites. Beyond this are quiet fishing villages, sea-turtle nesting grounds and beaches rocked by world-class waves.


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