Playa Poneloya, Leon

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#5 of 15 in Beaches in Nicaragua
One of the most popular beaches in Nicaragua, Playa Poneloya invites you to stroll along its soft volcanic black sand or swim and surf in its wavy waters. Find plenty of shade under the refuge of beach shacks and palm trees throughout the beach. Beachfront houses with balconies surround the shore looking out onto the water, as well as beachside restaurants providing some local cuisine. The intense waves provide good surfing conditions. Surf boards can be hired from several areas around the beach. Arrange your visit to Playa Poneloya and discover more family-friendly attractions in Leon using our Leon trip maker app .
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  • Poneloya is a beach located only 20km from the colonial city of León. You can enjoy nice views of the ocean and delicious fresh fish. You have to be careful with the waves which can be tough on high t...  more »
  • This beach is very quiet but for students who reside in the city of leon I've been many times since studying in this beautiful city, and often many times this day and night, fairly safe beach
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  • Wonderful sunset, warm water. I could found beautiful shells. Recommend to use sun cream protection.
  • A beautiful muuuuuuuuuuuy tourist destination
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