San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua? If you're planning to go to San Juan del Sur, I've got some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua

Based on the climate and weather in San Juan del Sur, the best time to go is February. See below for details.

Important essentials for San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua

Here are some general tips on what to wear in San Juan del Sur, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently wear out. An unreadable card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly choice.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection possible.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks aren't sold for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's useful to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good one.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua by month

Already know when you're traveling?

January

If you are traveling to San Juan del Sur in January, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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February

February for San Juan del Sur is hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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March

March in this region is consistently hot. Temperatures average in the low 80s F (high 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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April

If you go to San Juan del Sur in April, you will notice that it is extremely hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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May

Traveling to San Juan del Sur in May, you will notice that it is really hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

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June

Traveling to San Juan del Sur in June, you will notice that it is hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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July

Traveling to San Juan del Sur in July, you will notice that it is hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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August

August in this region is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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September

September is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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October

If you go to San Juan del Sur in October, you will notice that it is hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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November

November in San Juan del Sur is pretty consistently hot. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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December

Traveling to San Juan del Sur in December, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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