Popoyo Home

Popoyo Beach, Tola, Rivas, Nicaragua

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Note: Some restrictions apply, the Rental Agreement will specify additional rules and limitations.

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Directions to Popoyo beach:

If you are traveling to Nicaragua, you will probably arrive at the Nicaragua International Airport also known as Aeropuerto Las Mercedes, you should get a tourist map of Nicaragua at the rental counter.

  • Coming out of the airport, Go RIGHT (E) onto NIC 1 (Carretera Norte). Drive 9.5 kms.
  • From Tipitapa, Go RIGHT (East then South) on NIC 11 direction Masaya. Drive 23.3 kms
  • Go LEFT (SE) on NIC 4 to GRANADA. Drive 3.8 kms
  • Go RIGHT (SW) toward CATARINA. Drive 8.5 kms
  • Go LEFT (SW) towards Granada-Nandaime intersection. Drive 9.4 km
  • Go RIGHT (S) on NIC 4 towards Nandaime. Drive 9.1 kms
  • Go LEFT (S) on NIC 1 Pan American Highway towards Nandaime-Rivas. Drive 16.7 kms

OPTION 1-Summer 4WD: From Ochomogo bridge Go Right (W) Drive 28.5 kms

OPTION 2-Year around: Go Straight. Drive 30 kms to Rivas and 41 kms to Popoyo/Ochomogo intersection

  • Go RIGHT (W) towards Popoyo-Rancho Santana. Drive 2.7 kms
  • Go LEFT (S) towards the beach.
  • We will provide specific directions to the house via email

Popoyo is located (Assuming longer all year around road)

  • 2:45 hours to Managua (154 kms)
  • 1:45 hour to Granada (100 kms) - Mombacho, Isletas, museum, churches
  • 2:15 hour to Masaya (120 kms) - Volcano, artisans market
  • 3:30 hours to Leon (235 kms) - Leon Viejo, churches, museum
  • 2:00 hours to Costa Rica (145 kms) - Peñas Blancas border
  • 1:30 hours to Honduras (70 kms)
  • 4:00 hours to Matagalpa (270 kms)

Driving time may vary based on road conditions, traffic, driving speed and knowledge of roads by traveler.


(8 people in 3 bedroom setup includes 2 children)

  • Rate does not include electricity
  • Cleaning Fee for stays 3 days or less
  • We accept Visa, Master Card, American Express and wire transfers.

Beach Rate



15 Aug-15 Dec, 15 Apr-28 May

Year Around

Easter Week, New Years


Reserve by clicking above or send an email with the following information to: reserve@playanica.com


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Note that reservations are not confirmed until we receive the signed rental contract and the initial deposit.