About the Pacific Coast
Admired for its tumbling Pacific surf and crescent-shaped bay of golden sand dunes, the former fishing hamlet of San Juan del Sur is the most famous region and has undergone something of a renaissance. Having managed to retain its easy-going charm, San Juan del Sur is consistently popular with surfers and those seeking relatively peaceful beaches without all the unnecessary tourist developments attached.
However, the coast offers every type of beach from rocky crags to wide sandy beaches (black or golden). While a few fishing villages dot the way, miles of coastline is still completely underdeveloped and can be walked without encountering a person or building.