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Travel with your own Surfboard

You are allowed to bring 3 surfboards into Nicaragua for personal use. Additional boards will be considered as imports and customs will charge a fee – usually $100 US per board, but this is negotiable. In Nicaragua no wetsuit is…

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Sun Protection

The sun in Nicaragua is extremely strong even in the rainy season, especially when you spend a long time in the water surfing.We recommend a 50+ waterproof sunscreen from a well known brand.We also strongly recommend you use zinc on…

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What’s the weather like during the Rainy Season in Nicaragua?

The water is always warm, no wetsuit needed. Bring a rash guard to protect you from sunburn while surfing. Many people ask us about the rainy season. We have spent many years in Nicaragua and the season is nowhere near…

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Immunizations

There are no immunizations required for this region of Nicaragua unless you are planning on trekking deep into the jungle. In certain villages in the rural areas in the North of the country doctors will occasionally recommend certain precautions to…

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Safety

Nicaragua is considered one of the safest countries in Central America. We still advise you not to leave your belongings on the beach unattended.

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Currencies/ATMs

The local currency is the Nicaraguan Cordoba but US dollars are also widely accepted. The exchange rate varies from day to day – 1 USD is currently about 31 Cordobas. There are a lot of ATMs around San Juan del…

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What Visa do I need to enter Nicaragua?

Visitors from most countries can get a 90-day tourist visa on arrival in Nicaragua. At entry you might be asked to show an onward or return ticket and pay an tourist tax of $15 US at the airport. Check exact…