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Address: A 20 Kms de La Ciudad de Leon, Leon, Nicaragua
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Awesome Beach

Great beach. A bit dirty when we got there. But the beach itself was beautiful. Awesome weather even thou it was winter when we were there. Great waves for surfing.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 September 2016
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Los Angeles, California
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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

Great beach. A bit dirty when we got there. But the beach itself was beautiful. Awesome weather even thou it was winter when we were there. Great waves for surfing.

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Salzburg, Austria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016

No need to head to Caribien Sea - just go to Poneloya. Take a 20 min taxi ride to this lovely beach or use public transportation. You will find quiet places also on weekends, and you will love the fresh breeze especially during the hot season. Food and Victoria is available.

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56 reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Great waves, so it is good for surfing, other wise the sea is always agitated so if you are not a decent swimmer, stay away, several people has been drowned here. Not too many good restaurants or places with night life

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Nicaragua
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Nice place,really relaxing and really great places around,low prices for turist,good waves,perfect for surf

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Thank darlingt21
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016

Playa Poneloya is not your 5 star resort location. If that is what you are looking for don't come here. If though as I suspect that you have traveled to Leon for local flavor then this is your type of place. The beaches are clean and beautiful. You will find locals and internationals from all parts of the world. You... More 

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Courtenay, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

20 minutes from Leon; we drove in our rental car to the beach. Great place to spend the day, not sure about staying there.

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

Nice beach. This address is mostly residential. Their are a few restaurants at the end of the beach, but mostly mom and pop small places. Las Penitas has more rooms and restaurants.

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Kelowna, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016

Loved Poneloya. was a very nice clean beach, with no crowds. Most days we had miles of beach to ourselves. It's a fairly steep beach at the top but gets very flat near the water, and is quite large at low tide. The sand is darker colored, but still quite soft. the Rocky points were interesting to poke around and... More 

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Leon, Nicaragua
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58 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2015

Nice and clean. Never too crowded unless it's Easter or Christmas. Waves are a bit rough and no lifeguards anywhere on the strip.

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Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2015

Beach has black volcanic sand. Water is for surfers as the waves are intense. Not much as far as amenities here but it is quiet and serene.

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