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RE: my surf trip« Reply #1 on: January 06 2005 23:01:00 »
SJDS is a mainstay for travelers. You can hook up with others there, locals and tourists. There a some decent breaks around there but better ones up north. North has less for accomodation and food. However there are a few places to stay there depending on what you are looking for.
Good Luck with the Surf and enjoy the great people of Nicaragua.
RE: my surf trip« Reply #2 on: January 07 2005 13:01:00 »
I surfed Nicaragua last year, and it was stellar. My suggestion is to go to San Juan Del Sur and stay at the Joxy Hotel. It's super cheap, and pretty safe. There are daily boat trips that go to a whole bunch of breaks like Pongo (gnar) and Popoyo (even more gnar). Watch out though, Nicaragua is kinda sketchy, especially if you don't speak spanish. Stay off the beach at night, and you should be fine, Buenas Olas
RE: my surf trip« Reply #3 on: January 10 2005 02:01:00 »
My wife and I are heading to Nica next week and we will be spending a few nights in SJdS. Is it possible to rent boards there? If so, where? If not, what type and size boards should I bring? Are there any good surf guides that could take us out for a day or two?
RE: my surf trip« Reply #4 on: January 13 2005 18:01:00 »
Hi lisen find someone to take you to popyo located in sanjuan they have a surf camp and surf boads etc... the name of the owner is (jj).
RE: my surf trip« Reply #5 on: January 13 2005 18:01:00 »
look up popoyo its a surf camp in nic. located in sanjuan the owner is (jj) he will take care of you.
RE: my surf trip« Reply #6 on: January 22 2005 12:01:00 »
I'm going to San Juan del Sur in Feb. Does the local surf shop rent boards? Do you know the names of any breaks for longboarders? Thanks for you help.
RE: my surf trip« Reply #7 on: February 09 2005 12:02:00 »
I am planning the same trip the first week in April. Also would like to know about roads, places to stay, surf conditions in April, and whatever else good info. you might hear about.
RE: my surf trip« Reply #8 on: February 22 2005 10:02:00 »
in april its great conditions to surf but this year spring break in nicaragua lands on the first week of april so that means the beaches are going to be filled with locals you might even get a few surf company's like roxy,hurley,valcom,rusty,quicksilver. that go their a few times a year to take pics of nicaragua if you dont belive me look at the january issue of surfing inside you will find a 10 page article on nicaragua surfing and how in the next couple of years is going to be the next big thing.( for now look for a place called popoyo camp in san juan they rent surf boards and basicaly its a surf camp the owner is jj )