Bienvenidos a San Juan del Sur
The horseshoe - The Pearl of the Pacific Cost
- San Juan del Sur is situated in the Rivas Department. Rivas is an isthmus bordered by the Pacific Ocean and Lake Nicaragua (Cocibolca). 142 km from Managua City, San Juan del Sur is an ideal place for surfers and seafood lovers. It is one of the most popular recreational areas. The beach is sun drenched, clean and loaded with small bars, restaurants, hotels and picnic areas where you can find delicious seafood dinners and pleasant music. The bay,almost all of the time, is full of small fishing boats and it's one of the best places to get to know the fishermen and perhaps go fishing with them. San Juan del Sur offers the ambience of a quiet port city in a bay which is a port of call for cruise ships. The people of the city are very welcoming. You can go fishing, take a spin on a sailboat, scuba dive, surf or windsurf.
The beach of "La Flor" has the privilege of being one of the world's few egg-laying grounds of the paslama (olive ridley) turtle. Thousands of these interesting creatures come here each year between July and January. San Juan del Sur is called "la herradura" (horseshoe) because the bay has a perfect form of horseshoe.
San Juan del Sur has a complete touristic offer. People from almost all the countries around the world visit the small city, and they always find the ideal activity for to do alone, in family or in couple. Come and see your self
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