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The quiet beach town is the perfect place for surfers and beach-goers to watch waves and sunshine.
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Cruises to San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua

San Juan del Sur is a laid-back beach town in southwest Nicaragua that’s earning increasing admiration among travelers. Escape a busy tourist beat for a relaxed atmosphere in the highly walkable and affordable port. Considered a surfing mecca, San Juan del Sur is particularly popular for those seeking waves at one of many breezy beaches. San Juan del Sur is the perfect destination for a fun and soothing getaway.

Temperatures are pleasantly warm year-round at San Juan del Sur, but December through April is a great time to go to experience less precipitation.

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Destinations for Cruises to San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua

The following cruise destinations can be visited on a cruise that includes San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua. Select a destination to view the upcoming cruises that are available:

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Cruise Lines with Cruises to San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua

The following cruise lines offer cruises sailing to San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua. Select a cruise line to view the upcoming cruises that visit San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua:

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Mainstream Cruise Lines

Value is a key feature of these popular cruise lines, as they offer lots of activities, entertainment and dining options, along with a variety of stateroom types. Some of the cruise lines in this category have ships with unique innovations like water slides, rock-climbing walls, ice-skating rinks, surfing simulators, bowling alleys, and boardwalks.

Their ships are usually anywhere from mid-sized to very large "mega" ships, accommodating thousands of guests. These ships give the feel of being in a large resort.

Mainstream cruise lines are a great option for just about everyone (including multi-generation families, and first-time cruisers), and typically have great youth programs.

During the cruise, entertainment may include Broadway productions, Vegas-style shows, comedians, and music. Some of these lines have select formal nights during the cruise. Specialty restaurants are becoming more and more common (some which have a cover charge for this type enhanced dining experience). Buffets are usually available throughout the day, besides room service, and the main dining room(s).

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Deluxe Cruise Lines

These cruise lines fit (quality and, usually, price-wise) somewhere in between Premium and Luxury cruise lines.

A country club casual atmosphere can be expected on these lines, as can be elegant accommodations and gourmet cuisine. These cruise lines are a great option for adults looking for a upscale, yet laid back, vacation.

Unique itineraries are often available on these cruise lines, as their small-to-mid-sized ships can visit ports of call that large ones can't get to.

The pricing on Azamara Club Cruises includes select beverages and pre-paid gratuities, while the pricing of Viking Ocean Cruises includes shore excursions and select beverages.

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Specialty Cruise Lines

These cruise lines offer a truly unique vacation experience, with a wide range of possible amenities and itineraries. Some are expedition cruise lines, others have sailing yachts or are coastal ships.

On these types of cruise lines, there's usually a focus on a specific destination or theme. Itineraries are usually very destination intensive, aided by the fact that they're able to reach many ports of call that larger ships can't.

Expedition cruise lines are a great fit for adventure-seeking travelers, featuring exciting destinations like the Galapagos Islands, Antarctica, and the Norwegian coast. During the cruise, there will usually be plenty of interesting lectures given by experts on the destination being visited. Often, shore excursions are included in the cost of the cruise. In fact, some of these cruise lines have all-inclusive pricing. There's a definite focus on the ship's surrounding scenery, as well as opportunities to view wildlife in their natural habitat. Small, but comfortable, ships are commonplace here, with anywhere from basic to very luxurious public spaces, cuisine, and accommodations (depending on the cruise line and ship).

Sailing Yachts, sail-assisted motor ships, offer a really unique vacation experience. Accommodations and cuisine on these intimate vessels can be anywhere from good to fantastic, depending on the cruise line. Destinations offered by these cruise lines may include the Caribbean, Europe, Panama Canal, Tahiti, and Costa Rica.

Norwegian Cruise Line
  • Mainstream Cruise Line
  • Ships: 20 (1,936 - 4,266 Guests)
  • Freestyle Cruising
  • Award-Winning Entertainment
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Oceania Cruises
  • Deluxe Cruise Line
  • Ships: 8 (684 - 1,250 Guests)
  • Gourmet Cuisine
  • Country Club Casual
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Princess Cruises
  • Mainstream Cruise Line
  • Ships: 16 (2,000 - 4,300 Guests)
  • Great Dining & Entertainment
  • Unique Itineraries
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Star Clippers
  • Specialty Cruise Line
  • Ships: 3 (170 - 227 Guests)
  • Intimate
  • Casual Atmosphere
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Things to do near San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua

These are just a few of the more popular tourist attractions in San Juan del Sur, along with a brief description:

♦ Surfing

Surf's up! San Juan del Sur boasts a bounty of majestic beaches with clear waters and perfect waves along the Pacific Coast. With plenty of options, surfers of all skill levels will find a beach catered to their abilities. There are also plenty of surf camps and lessons for beginners looking to learn during their trip.

♦ La Flor Wildlife Refuge

More than just a beautiful beach, this reserve is one of the world's few nesting sites for turtles. Head to La Flor Wildlife Refuge from July to January (with the peak season in October and November) to witness Olive Ridley turtles lay their eggs alongside stunning white-sand scenery. The beach is also surrounded by protective reserves featuring monkeys, iguana verde, and other fascinating wildlife.

♦ Cristo del la Misericordia

The colossal Christ of the Mercy statue, which stands 77-feet tall, oversees San Juan del Sur. A hike up the seawall will provide a stunning vantage point from which to admire the ocean and the town's lush green forests.

Average Monthly Weather for San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua


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The information above is provided for informational purposes only. Monthly statistics are based on the most recent instance of that month. Weather is subject to change and cannot be guaranteed. The data is provided by a third-party and we accept no liability regarding its accuracy.