Travel Blogs from San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua

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Hang loose in surfers town., San Juan del Sur and Playa Majagual, Nicaragua travel blog

Hang loose in surfers town.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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... it also caters for tourists from around the world. Hence it's probably the closest you get to a beach resort town in Nicaragua. 10km north of San Juan del Sur, only reached by boat or a bumpy ride along a muddy track, I once again find myself close to ...

Central America comes to an end, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

Central America comes to an end

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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San Juan del Sur; Nicaragua's premier surf town and a cool little drinking village where the locals like to go fishing.  This is where I chose to spend the last couple weeks I have here in Central America; relaxing and trying to improve my surfing ...

San Juan del Sucks, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

San Juan del Sucks

A travel blog entry by tom_hollie_2010

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... as a holiday spot and surfers paradise. Surfers paradise it may be - but a holiday destination it is not. San Juan del Sur is apparently a quintessential Nicaraguan fishing town: low-key and unhurried, yet sparkling with life and the beaches ...

Surf and Sea Turtles, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

Surf and Sea Turtles

A travel blog entry by nikolassarah

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... rent a motorcycle and tour Ometepe, but instead it just rained all day.  So we played a little Scrabble, talked with friends about San Juan del Sur and got so excited that we peeled out the next day.  And so glad we did, San Juan kicks awesome!! ...

lakes, beaches and a rather muddy volcano, Leon to San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

lakes, beaches and a rather muddy volcano

A travel blog entry by worldofbintang

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... for watching Oakland Raiders beat Denver Bronco's in the snow on the tv. The following day we caught the bus (10cordobas/30pence) to San Juan del Sur which was only an hour away. This is a lazy beach town and we found a good place to stay right on the ...

Happy new year from the beach!, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

Happy new year from the beach!

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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... firework and firecracker stalls outside the bus station.  I was reminded of what would be in store of us tonight.   Arrived in San Juan at about 11am and started to do the hostel rounds.  An hour later in the midday heat we had found ...

A day at the market, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

A day at the market

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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... back later on today for a daily update ! hasta pronto......... 7:30 pm update We enjoyed another stellar day in beautiful downtown San Juan Del Sur. Ross was quite pleased with his purchase today!     He was surprized to find a 40 ...

Good friends, good food !, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

Good friends, good food !

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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... to some new friends Casa on the cliff. Stan and Joyce have rented this fabulous house on the cliffs overlooking the bay of San Juan del Sur. The views are almost too spectacular to explain.Look at the pictures and you will get a small sense of the beauty ...

Some random thoughts and shots, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

Some random thoughts and shots

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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... for fresh catch of the day. Today's pick was red snapper, with a few fresh shrimp on the side,yummmmmmmmmmy! And yes, San Juan del Sur does have a tattoo parlor for you tattoo freaks. No names mentioned of course, you know who you are!!! That's all ...

Farewell to Clay and Kim, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

Farewell to Clay and Kim

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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... dwell on that.On a very positive note, one of our friends from Vancouver, a young lady named Catherine,has arrived here in San Juan del Sur, and we have invited her to stay with us until she continues her journey to Costa Rica.Catherine left Van. in ...

Broccoli and two ply toilet paper!, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

Broccoli and two ply toilet paper!

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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... about 305 days until we are able to return to Nicaragua  I am happy that I took the time to document our trip to San Juan del Sur, and I am sure I will log in often to reminisce about our amazing adventure ! Thank you to all who followed my blog. I ...

Another busy day doing nothing!, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

Another busy day doing nothing!

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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... on board.     We went to the port in the morning to see all the artisans . Many of them come from all over Nicaragua,set up booths and sell there goods to tourists.The cruisers go to town in the" tourist taxi" I had fun shopping, just look ...

San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua 6th Nov - 8th Nov, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua 6th Nov - 8th Nov

A travel blog entry by fae-neilvsworld

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... beach and for most of the way we were driving beside Nicaragua lake, reinforcing just how big it is! It was low season, so San Juan Del Sur to us seemed like a sleepy little beach town, but it was pretty built up and there were lots of restaurants too so ...

WOW!!!, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

WOW!!!

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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Arrived safely in the sleepy little beach town of San Juan Del Sur, on the Pacific west coast of Nicaragua.We shared a lovely air conditioned van with a couple from Michigan. The website did not do this place any justice! Ross and I are ...

Let the games begin!, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

Let the games begin!

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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Well actually the games have been underway for almost two weeks, and I must say we are so very proud of our Country, and our home town of Vancouver.Tomorrow is the last day and the closing ceremonies, but more importantly it is ROSS"S FIFTY FIRST ...

Road trip to Rivas, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

Road trip to Rivas

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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My apologies for not posting my usual morning blog.We are just on our way out the door to Rivas,so I should have plenty of material later on today. Did I mention it is a balmy 90 degrees in the shade! Missing all of you back home, yeah you know who you ...

Superbowl Sunday in SJDS, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

Superbowl Sunday in SJDS

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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The town of SJDS is always a hubbub of  activity and today is no exception.It is of course Superbowl Sunday.I believe every bar, restaurant,hotel etc has a party planned,and this town is where all the action is.A few months ago Ross and I saw some ...

Beach Town, San Juan Del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

Beach Town

A travel blog entry by hildreth75

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San Jan del Sur,  I went to this little beach town to check out the surf from the Nicaragua side.  Turns out, the town beach is pretty mediocre with no waves and that most people that come to San Juan actually stay ten to fifteen miles out of ...

Birthday celebration Nica style, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

Birthday celebration Nica style

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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Today we celebrate Ross's birthday in Nicaragua. In true nica fashion we are experiencing a power outage this morning, but it is a common occurance that you do get used to. Thank goodness we have a gas stove, so I am busy with the prep for tonight's ...

The countdown is on!, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

The countdown is on!

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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Tomorrow marks the start of our sixth, and final week in San Juan del Sur.It has been such a remarkable experience, one that we will not soon forget.There is such a strong feeling of community here.Pretty well everyone knows who you are, and where you are ...

Calling all men !, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

Calling all men !

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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... Another of Ross's favourite pastimes,is the Iguana bar on the beach. It's a great spot for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.Good thing about Nicaragua, nobody cares if you have an ice cold cerveza instead of oj for breakfast.Look at Ross he,loves the Tona!! ...

Some of our favourite things, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

Some of our favourite things

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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... , and the other was sailing.It was definately the highlight of my trip sailing with captain Ralph and his sea scouts. #1 Hotel in San Juan del Sur: The Park Avenue Villa's. I researched every single hotel in a 20 mile radius of the city and I am more ...

The long Journey Home, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

The long Journey Home

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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Thought I would post a quick entry this morning, as we are getting ready to take the shuttle to the airport soon, and I had a feeling that my good friend Ralph would be going into "blog withdrawal" if I didn't post something.Still can't believe how fast ...

Week 1 Synopsis, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

Week 1 Synopsis

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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... is a larger city for shopping,and sight seeing,with a population of around 80,000,and it is fairly close to the town of San Juan del Sur.The weather here our first week has been nothing less than perfect, with an average daily temp around 30 degrees(poor ...

The Ring of Fire.........ooooooh!!!, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

The Ring of Fire.........ooooooh!!!

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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... who speaks both Spanish and English and you will have the trip of a lifetime.You can check them out at : iskratravel.com They also offer an airport shuttle service from San Juan del Sur to Managua ,which we will again be using on Sunday.     ...

Out and about in SJDS, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

Out and about in SJDS

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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... , so stay tuned Update: This afternoon while R had a siesta I headed back to do some more shopping.The entire town of San Juan Del sur is very vibrant,with brightly painted buildings and busses   The local "chicken bus" is a very affordable mode of ...

Wow! What a day, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

Wow! What a day

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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Here it is the first of March already. We arrived in Nicaragua 1 month ago, and I am feeling kinda sad that we must leave in 2 weeks :-( The good news is that yesterday was Ross's birthday, and we had his birthday dinner here at the Park Avenue ...

San Juan del Sur - the last days in Nicaragua, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

San Juan del Sur - the last days in Nicaragua

A travel blog entry by grizzly

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... Martin from Switzerland. It was a lot of fun hanging out with a big group of people. The next day we left for San Juan del Sur, a popular surfer spot. The weather has been so, so and the just-hanging-out-and-doing- nothing atmosphere is killing ...

Too much fun, too little time !, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

Too much fun, too little time !

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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Lastnight  several people arrived at the Bambu Beach Club for the celebration of Yasmin's birthday  .This was our first time at the Bambu since arriving 2 weeks ago. I thought I had died and gone to heaven last week when we dined at El ...

Fine dining in Nicaragua, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua travel blog

Fine dining in Nicaragua

A travel blog entry by deedledee

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... are roughly 20 cordoba to 1 U.S. dollar.So an example is if a meal costs $200 cordoba,it would =$10.00 U.S The town of San Juan del Sur has a population of approx.18,000 people,and depending on the time of year it gets very busy here. Right now we are in ...

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