Parque Maritimo el Coco
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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 …
When we reached Rivas which is about 20 mins or so from San Juan Del Sur, we were alighted from the bus across from the "Central Park” which was very colourful … someone had fun with paint that’s for sure.
Our guide, Rudolpho, talked about the history of the church which was built a couple of hundred years + ago. Apparently there was quite a strong earthquake which hit this area many years ago and resulted in ...
... 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 ...
... stretch of beach. We stayed there in tents for 2 nights and went surfing and played volleyball on the court right out front on sunset each night. It was nice to just live life on the beach for a few days and that trend has pretty much continued in Nicaragua! We had a 2 night stop in Granada after the Surfing Turtle where we caught up with Angus, a kiwi dude we had met in El Tunco and again in Utila. The town was alright, we were there on a Saturday and Sunday night and theres a Main ...
... so I could explore without walking. I assumed the men with machetes couldn't keep up with the horse, because when I asked where I could go, Angelique, the woman at the front desk here, said anywhere I wanted. I asked again when the kid came today to drop the horse off and he said I could go down the road or around the hotel campus, or on the beach. Perfecto!
The skinny little horse, Freya, and I made an agreement that I would only ask her to walk ...
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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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