Playa Maderas or Maderas Beach is one of the most visited beaches in Nicaragua
Playa Maderas it's visited by surfers and tourists as its good waves makes it the perfect place for surf. So it is considered the top ten beach in the Pacific area from Nicaragua.
From Playa Maderas there is the possibility to walk from it to the Majagual beach.
Playa Maderas is the most chosen by visitors to start discovering San Juan del Sur and its beaches option.
You can find the best Surf School in San Juan del Sur and also Playa Maderas in our directory of Activities and Services.
This beach has food service, board rentals, surf lessons and accommodations for different budgets.
There is a hostel where you can sleep in Playa Maderas, but we recommend that you sleep in one of the comfortable hotels in San Juan del Sur.
If you travel by private transportation you can get from San Juan del Sur in about 25 minutes, taking the road that leads to "La Pepesca". There's only one road, so you can't be lost.
Also from San Juan del Sur depart daily a collective and private transport from the lodgings to $5 roundtrip different transports hours.
No public transportation is recommended as the only bus that can take leaves you 2km away from the beach.