Parque Maritimo el Coco
Travel Blogs from San Juan del Sur
While we've been trundling around Nicaragua, we've met a bunch of other tourists doing the same type things but all with different reasons for coming here. There's been a ton of retired Canadians dodging winter; a horse-loving Danish journalist; a troop of service-learning college kids, a couple of loud American ex-pats living …
... the early hours. The next day, hung over I headed off to a bar for the WC final. The German bar we chose was bussing and sat in the corner was a older German supporter with her pet monkey. Now traveling around Africa you meet some half baked westerners with crazy ideas and worse behavior and this lady was right up there. The atmosphere was great, even with a hangover, but my favorite moment was after the thrilling German goal, the whole crowd were sharing round a ...
... a party spot. We are not here to partake in such shena****ns but I did buy a bottle of Nicaragua's prized rum. It is supposed to be one of the highest quality rums in the world and it only cost 75 Cordoba, which is like $3 US. When in Rome...
We stayed at a guest house owned by a super friendly Nicaraguan family. The mother, Marisol, had a beautiful voice and liked to sing gospel songs while I played along on the guitar. She ...
... resort was located another 22km from our current location. So with the additional time, Amanda and I took advantage of the beach, the waves, the sunsets and the surf championship taking place up the beach.
For all of those surfing buffs reading this, this again is yet another destination of surf-a-holics with stunning breaks, and timely competitions taking place regularity due tho this break! Add this to your Central American surfing ...
... looked at people's documents but not somewhere I can stamp into Nicaragua. I had my Passport checked about 5 times in total and finally got a stamp and was legally allowed to be there. The problem now was to find local currency. I tried one of the ATMs, but as I found out later, only one bank will take either of my bank cards. So I decided to change some dollars with the most honest looking lady offering "cambio". I think the lady took pity on ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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TravelPod Member ReviewsParque Maritimo el Coco San Juan del Sur
We stayed in the Apartmentes Volcanos. Nice, quiet, clean. Great beach. Helpful staff.
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