Playa Poneloya, Leon

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#4 of 10 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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  • Beautiful volcanic beach. I know that there are times where it is full but I was lucky to enjoy it in complete solitude. The sunsets are spectacular.
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  • Place to enjoy the beach, found me that the sea is dangerous because I noticed many current and strong waves, suitable for walking on the beach and then take a Nicaraguan beer in any palenquito, Nicaraguans are very kind.
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  • This was my favourite beach out of the two near Leon (the other being Las Peñitas). We arrived one afternoon to find the huge expanse of beach completely empty except for one other man! The sunset was...  more »
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