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Water Slide

The Surf Ranch has the largest fiberglass water slide in Nicaragua.   The water slide is free for all guests and visitors to use.  If you are visiting the resort for the day you will need to only pay for food and drinks.   The water slide can be used by adults and kids.   The water slide connects the top restaurant to the pool and swim up bar.

Cost: Free
surf ranch skateboard park

The Surf Ranch skateboard park is the largest and best designed skatepark in the country of Nicaragua. It is a street style park with handrails, ledges, banks, hips, manual boxes, step ups, quarter pipes, and banks to ledges & rails. It is designed for beginners, intermediate and pros. At the reception you can rent skateboards. In between skating you can also eat at the restaurant, or chill at the swim up bar. The skateboard rentals are $2 per hour.

Cost: Free
surfing at surf ranch hotel and resort

We strive in offering the best surf experience and lessons in Nicaragua. We offer daily shuttles to the surf beaches, board rentals & lessons. Our surf lessons include private instruction from professional Nicaraguan surfers. Lessons include transportation, surf board and private instruction. We guarantee that you will learn how to stand up on your surf board, the very first day.

Cost: $40
surf ranch paintball
Pool Table

There is a pool table located on the second floor above the reception building. The pool table area overlooks the pool and community. Billiard cues and balls are located at the front desk. Just ask at the reception for them, and they will provide them.

Cost: Free
surf ranch sailing

Come sail with us on Nicaragua’s best sail charter. You will be taken on the ride of your life, exploring the tropical coastline of Nicaragua; whether it’s for fishing, hanging out with new friends, exploring, snorkeling, partying or simply just getting away from it all.  Our crew will cater to your every need, never letting your glass get empty and providing you with snacks and fresh ceviche.

Cost: $95
surf ranch volleyball

There is a sand volleyball court at the resort. It is located in between the condos and the swimming pool. Volleyball is free for all guests and visitors. Ask at the reception or bar for the volleyball and they will be more than happy to provide it to you.

Cost: Free
Rock Climbing
surf ranch rock climbing

The Surf Ranch Rock Wall is the 1st in Nicaragua. Our main package is $10 per person, which includes: entry, use of wall, helmet, chalk bag with chalk, shoes, harness, belay device, rope, carabiner, and a quick training brief on how to climb. It will also include our rockclimbing staff to belay you and give you tips while you climb, if you need it.

Cost: $10
zipling san juan del sur

The Ziplining course is a great way to explore the countryside of San Juan Del Sur, while taking in the views. There are over 17 platforms, with 2.5 km of cables to slide across over the top and through the Nicaraguan Jungle. Amazing views and wildlife, make this zipline tour a must do on your trip to Nicaragua.

Cost: $35
Zipline & Rappel
zipline rappel san juan del sur

Ziplining & Rappelling. Start the adventure deep into the forest by rappelling down a 45-meter waterfall, followed by a small hike through the jungle and then climb onto a platform to continue with the canopy tour along 10 different lines all the way down the mountain, guided and supervised the whole time by friendly experienced bilingual staff.

Cost: $60
Turtle Tours
surf ranch turtle tours san juan del sur nicaragua, la flor

The turtle season is from late September to early November. Please ask the reception when there will be turtles and they will get this information for you. If there are turtles that night, you will be picked up from the Surf Ranch and driven south to La Flor beach in time to catch the turtles laying eggs at sunset. The expedition is 4 – 6 hours and you must register at the reception in advance. Minimum of 4 people. 4.5 hour duration.

Cost: $35
surf ranch massage

We have an on site massage here at the Surf Ranch, you can choose to get it done anywhere at the resort, including your room. Different types of massages are available, including Thai, Swiss, Deep Tissue, Shiatsu, and relaxing massages for 1 hour. Please book at the reception and allow travel time for the masseuse to arrive.


Cost: $45
Cost: Free
Private Gym
surf ranch massage

The Surf Ranch Hotel & Resort has a private gym available for resort guests only.  It is free to use, just simply ask the reception for the key.  The gym is private and includes everything you need for a great work out including a treadmill, bike, weights of all sizes, exercise ball, yoga mats and blocks and a weight machine.  There is also a private bathroom in the gym.