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Loma Pacific Marlin, San Juan del Sur, San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua
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All reviews entrance fee steep hike small chapel worth the effort view of the bay follow the signs worth the climb paved road great hike walk up views are spectacular small fee san juan statue of christ worth the trip watch the sunset in town
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great Hike to the Top Best Vantage Point to View San Juan Del Sur. Worth the Hike. Great Photo Opportunity

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank RonF276
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Whether taking the very steep path from sea level to 450 asl or taking a taxi $15-20 round trip) this is a ‘must do’ in San Juan del Sur. Be aware that even when taking a taxi there are still over 100 steps to climb...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank AAW535
Reviewed 18 August 2018

Walking up a steep hill to visit the Christ of Mercy statue from the other end of the beach was tough going in the heat, but well worth the reward of spectacular views. It took about an hour to reach the statue. We walked along...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank julia f
Reviewed 7 August 2018

You can see this impressive, colossal statue of the Christ of Mercy from "town" when you are in San Juan del Sur. It is situated 120 meters above sea level and reminds me a lot of the Christ statue in Havana, Cuba. It is the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank heyjudithz
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Normally I look for places from you can appreciate the city and this was the best place. If you are thinking go walking is possible (as I did) but if you are not used to hiking can be extremely exhausting!!! Entrance fee is cheap and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank EduardoMejiaC
Reviewed 9 July 2018

According to some, it would seem like the little walk up to the mirador is the equivalent of hiking Everest--except in the heat...so...I don't know a good comparison. Anyway, considering that from the northwest end of the beach (the end closest to the mirador) to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Brittany_11_10
Reviewed 6 June 2018

Ok, I just about died walking up, lol. Be prepared that it's pretty rigorous! It's also $2 for non-Nicaraguans. The view is oh so worth it, though. What a lovely place. They also have a small chapel and bathrooms, which is convenient.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank travellikeaprince
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

I like so badly SJdS but that town offers only beach or maybe also... Sunday Funday:) But if you want to spend your day actively and you don’t wanna take surf lessons and move to other beaches you should take water and go that viewpoint....More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Opethowa
Reviewed 24 May 2018

If you're in SJDS you're going to see this statue perched on top of the hill and you'll be attracted, so go. I'd advise to go early morning or late afternoon when the real heat is gone, the light is also better for photographs then...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

Great place to hike in the afternoon, it's no that far but pretty steep. Its marked how to get there or just get a taxy to bring all the way up .

Date of experience: May 2018
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Response from ZnGTravels | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can totally drive a regular car up. It’s steep but the road is paved and in good condition.
17 November 2016|
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Response from arahrk | Reviewed this property |
Yes cruise port is very close, maybe 1/4mile from where we started. I recommend walking along the beach (cross a small river) until you get to the last road, then take a right. The last road looks kind of like a concrete... More