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Nicaragua - The secret tip for your next surf trip
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Nicaragua is quickly becoming one of the more popular surf destinations in not only Central America, but the world. The surf conditions are ideal all year with constant swell on the Pacific Ocean side and 340 days of offshore winds. Nicaragua has a tropical climate, with a dry season, which lasts from December to April, and a rainy season that goes from May to October, with variable conditions in November. If you decide to travel in the rainy season it won’t mean that it rains all day, every day, it just means there are daily showers, some of which are heavy, and the humidity is higher. The offshore trade winds, named Papagayos by the locals, blow every month apart from October where you sometime experience an onshore breeze. We recommend travelling to Nicaragua anytime from December to April, its dry, its warm, the waves are great and the offshore winds aren’t too strong. Air & Water Temperature
The average water temperature is 27°C. It can drop a little below this with the strong offshore winds, so if you are sensitive to slightly cooler water temperatures you can bring a spring, or thin full wetsuit for your trip. The air temperature averages around 30°C throughout the year, including the rainy season. Wetsuit
If you want you can bring a spring suit, or thin full wetsuit when travelling to Nicaragua, but most people are fine with boardshorts or a bikini.

Learn to Surf Nicaragua

What makes this Central American destination especially attractive to travelling surfers are the constant waves. You have the powerful Pacific Ocean at your doorstep with the Caribbean Ocean providing perfect offshore trade winds for the vast majority of the year. You also get to enjoy the tropically warm conditions both on land, and in the water. There are perfect waves for total beginners and pros’ alike near the camp. You have the mellow beach break of Playa Madera to learn on and the heavy reef break of Popoyo to get your first huge barrel. If you are a more advanced surfer we recommend taking your own board as there aren’t a lot of surf shops in Nicaragua to provide high performance rental boards.
Surfing Nicaragua
Waves for everybody at every skill level

Surf Camps - Nicaragua

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Surf Camp Nicaragua beach sunset
Sunset swim at Surf Camp Nicaragua
The newly built Surf Camp Nicaragua

Surf Camp Nicaragua

The perfect surf camp for your trip to Nicaragua. Surf guiding is included with your accommodation, there is an onsite infinity pool for you to use after your daily surf session, and you have a stunning view over the Pacific Ocean and Playa Maderas. Check out the Camp The camp is located on top of a hill in the middle of the Nicaraguan rainforest where you not only enjoy the lush tropical surroundings, but also a panoramic view out towards the Pacific Ocean with amazing daily sunsets. There are double rooms available at the camp as well as dorm rooms, and plenty of communal areas including a dining room, lounge area, tropical garden and an infinity pool. Every day you are greeted with a wonderful breakfast to give you the energy to power through your surf session, and every evening you get to enjoy a wonderful home cooked meal with fellow guests. There are also surf courses available for beginner and intermediate surfers, surf guiding, private surf coaching, and plenty of day trip options to partake to discover Nicaragua.