Playa San Diego/ Los Cardones is a world class surf break. You will enjoy the waves mostly by yourself, at peak vacation times you might find a handful of other surfers out there and the benefits of over 250 days of offshore winds that come from Lake Nicaragua. We do not provide surf boards but most airlines allow you to bring your own. For beginners, there is a surf school five minute walk down the beach. If you like to bodysurf and boogie board, you will find the shore break easy to ride yet safe enough. Playa San Diego and Asuchillo Beach (only 7 km from Sol y Mar) ,are two of the most renowned sites in Nicaragua. The first one, described as a world class surfing destination, is a hollow, super fast left point breaking over a shallow reef that works well on a high tide. Meanwhile, Asuchillo works with swell, almond-shaped barrels. This break is fun for all surfing abilities, from experienced to beginners. Playa Asuchillo.