Pacific Coast


Dubbed the Emerald Coast, Nicaragua’s Pacific coastline is vividly beautiful.  The gem-like jungle tumbles down to meet the sparkling waters of the Pacific Ocean. Aside from surfing and dozing in hammocks, this coastline hosts all sorts of sea based activities from sailing to deep sea fishing and whale watching, while the backdrop of forested peaks can be explored by foot or on horseback offering endless wildlife opportunities.


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.

  • Stay in an eco-lodge tucked into the forest canopy with views of the ocean below
  • Hike through the forest where monkeys roar from the tree canopy
  • Visit La Flor Wildlife Refuge and watch thousands of turtles come ashore to lay their eggs
  • Ash Board down the slopes of Cerro Negro volcano
  • Charter a boat and go in search for Humpback and Blue Whales


Take a private villa with a pool and butler service for the ultimate family holiday or birthday party and really settle into all that the Emerald Coast has to offer.

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