Fishing and Surfing and Hiking, Oh My!

San Juan del Sur has a lot – A LOT – of outdoor activities. Most of life is outdoors here, and you can learn all sorts of new skills or polish your old ones with inexpensive lessons and rentals. While we love our quiet, lazy hammock days, sometimes you just have to get out in the sun and do something! And Nicaragua is a small country, so you can get to a lot of cool places in a short amount of time. Fish, take a sunset booze cruise, walk a deserted beach, surf, hike a volcano (or two) on Ometepe, visit Vulcan Masaya and see the lava flow, SCUBA dive, spear fish… So much to do, you may have to extend your stay!

 

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Catching fish off San Juan del Sur

 

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Heading for a high-tide surf in the bay

 

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Another day, another fishing trip, off Playa Hermosa

 

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Fishing and swimming and spotting a pod of rays

 

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Popoyo, at Magnific Rock

 

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View from the Jesus statue over San Juan Bay

 

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Playa Romanso, a great place to take some surfing lessons

 

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On the ferry (lancha) to Ometepe

 

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Ojo de Agua, Ometepe

 

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Playa on Lake Nicaragua, at Xalli on Ometepe

 

Aqua Wellness, Playa gigante, nicaragua
Private beach near Playa Gigante, at Aqua Wellness Resort

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