La Veranera - Guesthouse

Playa El Coco, Nicaragua

Phone: (00505) 832 86 260 Movistar

(00505) 823 27 087 Claro

*please note: the cell phone reception in Playa El Coco is not always the best.

The best way to contact us is the contact form or by Email:

How to get here:

By Car: 

Driving into San Juan del Sur you take a left right after the Palí (local Supermarket). You'll go by the cemetary (on your right side). Follow this road for about 5min. Take a left again where the signs say: El Ostional, Playa Hermosa, Playa El Coco 15km, follow it for about 30min. until the road hits the Beach and you see the sign of La Veranera on the right hand side. (4x4 is recommended in the rainy season when we get heavy rains; peak month is october). Don't be surprised when the paved road ends. You are on the right road. The last 20min. are dirt road. The condition of the road depends on the season. 

By Taxi, Bus or Shuttle: 

From Managua and Granada there are Busses and Shuttles leaving to San Juan del Sur every day. Ask at the place where you're staying for help organizing your travels. It is always safer to use a trustful taxi driver. 


From San Juan del Sur there are busses and taxis going to Playa El Coco. They leave from the market at 7am, 1pm, 4pm and 5pm and cost around 50Cordobas (US$2). The drive takes an hour more or less. 

The most convenient and fastest though is a taxi that drops you off directly in El Coco. A taxi from San Juan del Sur costs around US$35, Rivas and San Jorge around US$40, Granada around US$70 and Managua around US$120. 

Please note: The prices (taxi) sometimes depend on the number of guests and your negotiation capability.

Please contact us if you have any further questions and let us know if we can be of any assistance to help you organize your trip. 

To make sure, that you are going to the right beach, Playa El Coco is also often called Playa Coco, Playa de Coco, Coco Beach, El Coco and Playa Cucu.