What to do around San Juan del Sur?

Are you planning your holiday and looking for what there is to do around San Juan del Sur? Or did you just arrive unprepared? No worries. In 2 minutes we'll show you how to keep busy the next few days!



1. Sightseeing  

San Juan del Sur is a cozy fishing town that's growing into a popular tourist destination. It hasn't lost its charm yet though. Get up before the heat and explore the beauty of the area on foot. It's a must to check out the view at the giant Christ statue that looks out over the bay.


2. Surfing 

Does your hart beat faster at the thought of riding the best waves in Central-America? Head over to one of the nearby beaches and hone your wave-riding skills.


3. Chill at the beach 

Exhausted of surfing all morning? Or maybe surfing is just not your thing? No worries. With the abundance of beaches you will always be able to find a quiet spot to get some color and relax with your favourite book.


4. Diving 

Alltough less known than it's carribic counterpart, diving is awesome in San Juan del Sur. Several types of mantas and even the occasional whale shark are waiting for you to be found! Our hotel is affiliated with the best divers in town to bring you a fantastic experience. For more information click here.


5. Horse riding 

It's time to fulfill that long-time dream and ride a beautifull steed down the beach while watching the sun set over the pristine waters of the Pacific Ocean.


6. Canopy tour 

Time to let the inner animal out. Take a canopy tour and feel like a monkey or bird swirling between the jungle treetops. 


7. Learn Spanish 

Hola.... Gracias... Dos cervezas por favor.... Are those the only Spanish senteces you manage to reproduce? No problem! San Juan del Sur offers a range of Spanish schools that will get you speaking Spanish before the end of your holiday! A good opportunity to get to know other travellers too.


8. Watch turtles 

Every year thousands of turtles visit the beaches around San Juan del Sur to lay their eggs and secure the future of their race. Want to learn more about this phenomenon? Don't miss your chance to witness this wonder of nature. San Juan del Sur is the perfect place from where to start your nightly turtle-watching tour.


9. Motorcycles and quads 

Does racing a roaring machine on dirtroads make  you feel alive? Then you came to the right town. The roads outside of town are perfect to go dirtbiking.


10. Fishing 

Get out your baits and lines. San Juan del Sur offers some great fishing opportunities. 


11. Yoga and pilates 

This is it! You're on holiday! Get rid of that work stress by taking a class of yoga and get your spirits back in balance.


12. Dining 

Tired and hungry after adventuring all day? San Juan del Sur offers some of the best restaurants in Nicaragua, including our own restaurant Corto Maltese. We offer delicious pastas and the finest fish in town. Join us on our idyllic roof terrace. To view the whole menu click here.