Playa Las Penitas, Leon

#2 of 15 in Beaches in Nicaragua
Beach · Nature / Park
Relax at Playa Las Penitas, a tiny fishing village and beach on Nicaragua's west coast. Lounge on the clean, tawny sand, relatively untouched by development. Get fishing tips from the locals, have a relaxing picnic on the tranquil shore, or take a trip to the nearby nature reserve. The waves are perfect for learning to surf, and the beach is lined with small bars where you can linger over a refreshing drink. Plan to see Playa Las Penitas and other attractions that appeal to you using our Leon road trip planning tool.
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  • We came here for the afternoon. You can go swimming here and we swam just out the front of Playa Roca to the right of the rocks. The swell was pretty big when we were there with 5-6ft waves. It...  more »
  • Sit on the rock. Listen to the waves. Read a book. And experience the sunset. Repeat. Daily. I love it.  more »
  • One of the best vibes i ever felt in this town
  • Nice beach, perfect for surfers. Few restaurants by the beach. Pretty sunset.

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