Popoyo and in the vicinity you will find a great variety of surf breaks including hollow, A-frame beach break to super fun, classic point breaks, ruler-edged, tubing, inner rock reefs as well as massive and critical outer reef breaks. Though Nicaragua features some of the best surf spots in the pacific, it still remains largely unknown to much of the surfing community, which means you can often find incredible surf spots with a little exploring and have the waves to yourself. In fact, from Popoyo you are in striking distance to 11 quality waves including Playgrounds, Colorado, Popoyo, Manazanillo, Santana including one big wave spot, Outer reef, that is starting to attract some of the world's top surfers! Popoyo is known world wide as the best surfing destination in Central America and you won't be disappointed by the incredible surf breaks. Check out these Nicarauga surf articles.
The following is a video from CaptLanceMoss
Off To Nicaragua - Video
Ergophobia team riders Jensen Callaway, Alejo Marin, Josie Graves, Luke Ditella, and Matt Keenan head of the dreamed of Nicaragua. The riders had a lavish stay at the NSR(Nicaragua Surf Report) private compound.
One the C21 team's favorite local spots. 10 minute drive from San Juan del Sur. This beach breaks on all tides with a rock sand bottom. It is a wave magnet.
This is the most consistent and quality wave within a 10 minute drive from San Juan. Breaks on all tides and gets crowded, but worth it.
A small half moon bay with a fun beach break. On big swells lefts and rights wrap around the points. Wave gets better with size.