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Address: A 20 Kms de La Ciudad de Leon, Leon, Nicaragua
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07:00 - 12:00
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Beatiful sunset

We decided to go to see the sunset. It was worth it. The beach was clean and the water cool. The views were fabulous. The food at the stalls was ok but not spectacular

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Tegucigalpa, Honduras
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Tegucigalpa, Honduras
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4 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to go to see the sunset. It was worth it. The beach was clean and the water cool. The views were fabulous. The food at the stalls was ok but not spectacular

Thank moralescout
Cache Creek, Canada
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45 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Poneloya, has a great beach for swimming​. This is a place where you relax, enjoy the ocean, read a book etc. As there is not allot else. Still it was one of our favorite places, mainly due to the casa we stayed in called casa de Las Petetas. Run by Alfred and Auxi. This place is fantastic, and as of... More 

Thank Kevin L
Ann Arbor, Michigan
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51 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Went on a Sunday in December, the place was virtually empty. We grabbed a covered table with a hammock to spend the afternoon. This is a locals beach, very few tourists, at least in the area we were at. There isn't much commercial development along the coast. The place we stopped had food but no bar, they kindly went out... More 

Thank ErikK16
Flint, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

This is a beautiful beach but there are no facilities (bars/restaurants/toilets) to speak of. There is a regular bus service from Leon and the sunsets here are legendary,

Thank Caltor_Storm
Los Angeles, California
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41 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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.

Thank johnnybaca02
Salzburg, Austria
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66 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
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.

Thank BernieEastwood
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65 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
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

Thank Josué N
2 reviews
Reviewed 18 May 2016

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

Thank darlingt21
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31 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
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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43 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 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.

1 Thank JodyP662

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