Why Should You Come to Nicaragua to Surf?

Posted by Gran Pacifica on Jan 24, 2013 9:30:09 AM

Surfing in NicaraguaNicaragua is one of the top tourist destinations for a multitude of reasons. From the lakes to the volcanoes, Nicaragua presents a destination full of mystique, beauty, and adventure. Yet at the end of a busy day of exploring the land, locals and visitors alike love to relax at some of the many sandy coves that cover the coastlines of Nicaragua.

Many visitors become enamored with Nicaragua's beaches, and both seasoned surfers and newbies can enjoy the great year-round waves. Nicaragua is one of the most popular surf destinations because of its great weather and its variety of beaches. From white sandy coastlines to rocky dark coves, and from calm currents to enormous waves, Nicaragua has a very large assortment of beaches for surfers to enjoy.

Favorite Surf Spots

Some of the favorite local surf spots include Playa Maderas, San Juan del Sur, and Marsella Beach. All of these beaches are popular tourist destinations but are also frequented by locals who want to enjoy the smooth swells and great ocean views. If you are at San Juan del Sur during sea turtle season, be sure to stop by the nearby Natural Reserve La Flor, where you can watch baby turtles come out of their eggs after you get back from hitting the waves.

In addition to these favorite spots, there are many more local favorite surf spots that are less crowded than the popular tourist stops. Many Nicaraguans are happy to help you find some of the secret spots, and the hunt is worth it.

Surf Rentals

Apart from hardcore surfers who bring their own gear, many tourists chose to rent gear from one of the many surf rental companies in the area. Visitors and locals who want to surf also have many options when it comes to surf rentals in Nicaragua. Surf rentals in Nicaragua are abundant, so finding a company will not be a problem. When choosing a surf rental company, make sure to choose one that has reliable equipment and a good reputation. Also, make sure the pricing is affordable and competitive. It's also important to make sure your surf rental equipment is convenient you don't want to have to lug equipment far when you want to enjoy a day hitting the surf. For extra convenience, it's a good idea to rent from a surf company close to where you are staying. Some resorts and hotels even offer onsite surf rentals.

The experts at Gran Pacifica can help you with your surf rental needs and can also help you find the perfect surf spot so you can start enjoying the waves right away. Although the main surfing season in Nicaragua peaks from March to November, the resort is set right on the San Diego Beach, which has one of the most consistent surf breaks in all of Nicaragua, making it the perfect spot to begin your surfing adventure. Gran Pacifica has seasoned professionals eager to answer any of your questions regarding surf and travel in Nicaragua, so contact us today and get ready to start surfing in beautiful Nicaragua.

Gran Pacifica

Written by Gran Pacifica

Gran Pacifica is a master planned community of over 2500 acres and 3.5 miles of Pacific coast line an hour west of Managua in Nicaragua. The company focuses on providing their international and domestic clientele with communities that feature first-rate amenities and infrastructure including underground utilities, paved streets and sidewalks. Gran Pacifica's primary demographic is North American Retirees and vacation homes in Nicaragua owners who enjoy living in a robust beach and golf community.

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