San Juan del Sur

Nicaragua

Cruises to San Juan del Sur

Situated along the Pacific in southwestern Nicaragua, the coastal town of San Juan Del Sur is one of the country’s most popular vacation destinations. Discover local boutiques, delicious cuisine and beautiful landscape through a wide range of activities and tours. Whether horseback riding through a lush forest, gliding across emerald waters on a catamaran or catching some waves at one of the world-class surfing spots, everyone can find a piece of paradise in San Juan Del Sur.

What you NEED TO KNOW

  • Port Name & Location
    Port of San Juan del Sur The ship will be anchored and you can be tendered to port.
  • Time Zone
    CST (Central Standard Time) UTC/GMT -6 hours
  • Language
    Spanish is the local language.
  • Currency & Shopping
    Local currency is the Cõrdoba (NIO)
    • Best Way to Get Around
      For an easy day, walk into town, relax at the beach or enjoy a meal or a drink at a bay front restaurant or bar. Or try a shore excursion.
    • Famous For
      Surfing is the most iconic pastime in this beachside town and shouldn't be missed.
    • Fun Fact #1
      Visit La Flor Natural Reserve to see Olive Ridley Turtles come ashore year round to lay their eggs.
    • Fun Fact: Foodies
      Savor traditional Nicaraguan dishes like Nacatamal – a dough made from ground corn and butter filled with savory food, wrapped in plantain leaves and boiled.
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San Juan del Sur TOP EXCURSIONS

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We know the destinations you'll be visiting and what there is to see, do and experience. We offer you a variety of excursions to choose from, in every port you'll visit.

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Granada, Masaya Market & Volcano

Behold the inspiring natural beauty of Nicaragua’s wild, volcanically formed countryside and explore two of its finest c...

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Mombacho Volcano Hike

Hike through a biologically diverse cloud forest that rims a volcanic crater, and then explore Granada, a colonial city ...

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Colonial Granada

Explore exuberant Granada on the shores of Lake Nicaragua, the country’s oldest and perhaps most attractive city, as its...

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Granada by Boat & Carriage

Enjoy an all-encompassing walking, carriage and boat tour in and around Granada, one of the oldest cities in the America...

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Featured San Juan del Sur CRUISE ITINERARIES

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Do a little shopping or sailing in Cabo San Lucas.

14-Day Panama Canal from Los Angeles

SHIP Norwegian Star
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Los Angeles (California);
Cabo San Lucas (Mexico); Acapulco (Mexico); Puerto Quetzal (Guatemala); San Juan del Sur (Nicaragua); Puntarenas (Costa Rica); Cartagena (Colombia);
DISEMBARK Miami (Florida);
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Find colonial charm tucked in the modern skyline.

14-Day Panama Canal from Los Angeles

SHIP Norwegian Star
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Los Angeles (California);
Cabo San Lucas (Mexico); Acapulco (Mexico); San Juan del Sur (Nicaragua); Puntarenas (Costa Rica); Cartagena (Colombia); George Town (Grand Cayman);
DISEMBARK Miami (Florida);
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Soak up the sun in Acapulco Bay.

15-Day Panama Canal from Los Angeles

SHIP Norwegian Pearl
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Los Angeles (California);
Cabo San Lucas (Mexico); Acapulco (Mexico); Puerto Quetzal (Guatemala); San Juan del Sur (Nicaragua); Puntarenas (Costa Rica); Cartagena (Colombia); George Town (Grand Cayman);
DISEMBARK Tampa (Florida);
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