Local Map, Directions, Weather and Tide Surf Report

Pochomil Viejo, Nicaragua

Directions to Pochomil Viejo 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 to get to Carretera Sur. 

1.    From Managua take South Highway (Carretera Sur) until km 9, direction Rivas or Costa Rica.
2.    South Highway turns right into Carretera Leon Viejo, stay on this straight road until km 30. Do not turn into South Highway.
3.    Turn left on km 30 on a brick road and drive until km 62 where the road ends.
4.    Turn Right to Masachapa/Montelimar/Pochomil for 4.3 kms.
5.    Turn left on the first major paved road towards Pochomil (South).
6.    Drive 1.8 kms on a paved road; pass the bridge, gas station, and the entrance to Pochomil popular resort on your right. 
7.    For security reasons, we will provide the rest of the directions and exact location via email 

Pochomil is close to all the action:

  • 1:00 hour to Managua (75 kms)
  • 1:15 hour to Granada (75 kms) - Mombacho, Isletas, museum, churches
  • 1:15 hour to Masaya (70 kms) - Volcano, artisans market
  • 1:30 hours to Leon (90 kms) - Leon Viejo, churches, museum
  • 2:00 hours to Costa Rica (145 kms) - Peñas Blancas border
  • 2:30 hours to Honduras (180 kms) 
  • 3:00 hours to Matagalpa (200 kms)
Rural roads are not congested but we are allowing extra time in case you need to stop and ask directions or happen to drive behind a local bus with frequent stops. Most cars drive 80 to 100 kph (50-65 mph) on Nicaraguan highways. Driving through Managua during peak time (7-9 am, 4-7 pm) may increase 15 to 30 minutes your travel time.

How to travel to Pochomil from:

From Granada to Pochomil: Take NIC4 Nandaime highway for 19 kms passing through Volcan Mombacho, turn right on Panamerican Hwy NIC1 (Carretera Sur) 35 kms via Jinotepe/Diriamba until El Crucero, left on NIC8 30 kms via San Rafael del Sur until Masachapa, left 2 kms until Pochomil

From Masaya to Pochomil: Take road to Catarina for 8 kms, turn right 20 kms on NIC18 through Masatepe/San Marcos until Cuatro esquinas, turn right 11 kms on NIC1 Panamerican Hwy (Carretera Sur) until El Crucero, left 30 kms on NIC8 via San Rafael del Sur until Masachapa, left 2 kms until Pochomil.

From Costa Rica to Pochomil: From San Jose or Liberia, take Panamerican Hwy north until the border Peñas Blancas. Continue 105 kms on NIC1 Panamerican Hwy (Carretera Sur) passing through the entrance to San Juan del Sur, Rivas, Nandaime, Jinotepe, Diriamba until El Crucero,  left 30 kms on NIC8 via San Rafael del Sur until Masachapa, left 2 kms until Pochomil.

From Matagalpa, Esteli, Jinotega, Ocotal or Sebaco to PochomilTake North Hwy  towards Managua until you reach Sébaco, from Sebaco drive 100 kms to Managua, from there follow the instructions from Managua to Pochomil.

From Chinandega, Leon to Pochomil: From Chinandega travel to León, from Leon southern exit travel 23 kms NIC12 until Izapa, continue straight on NIC12 for 35 kms via Puerto Sandino, El Transito, Santa Rita until km 30, right for 31 km on NIC10 until San Rafael del Sur-Masachapa junction, right on NIC 8 for 3.6 kms until Masachapa, left 2 kms to Pochomil.

From Honduras and El Salvador to Pochomil: Travel south to the border, if you travel via Guasaule border, drive through Chinandega and then follow instructions from Chinandega above. If you travel via Las Manos or El Guasaule border, drive to Esteli and continue to Sebaco, then follow the instructions from Sebaco above.

The above directions work on how to go to any of the following locations: Pochomil, Masachapa, Montelimar Pochomil Viejo, the hotels Vistamar, Hotel Ordoñez, Casa del Titito, Gran Pacifica, Summer, Vista al Mar, Larocque, Los Cardones, Escuela de Hosteleria Masachapa, and the rest of the hotels of the area.

If you need additional directions, contact us.
The following map illustrates the central location of Pochomil to the major tourist attractions.

How to get to Pochomil

Time and distance is approximate, time may vary due to traffic, weather and road conditions.

Weather in Pochomil

It is always warm and sunny in Pochomil, with two different climates, December - February, and the rest of the year.

From March through early November the day temperature ranges from 85o to 95o Fahrenheit (29o - 35o Celsius) and night from 70 to 75 oF (21 - 24 oC).

Between late November through early February the day temperature ranges from 75 to 82 oF (24 - 28 oC) and nights are 65 to 72 oF (18 - 21 oC). It is dry and windy during this time of the year.

The rainy season is late May to early November with short scattered thundershowers from a passing cloud and then sunny.

Check the local weather at Accuweather Pochomil

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If you are at vacation in Nicaragua, Costa Rica, or you are looking for the trip advisor to go fishing, want to know where is nicaragua, or find out more about nicaragua, and you are traveling to Granada, Masaya, Leon, Matagalpa, San Juan del Sur, Tola, Rancho Santa Ana, then your must check out Pochomil Beach Vacation Rental. This page will provide you lots of information on your vacation rentals by owner. Many people are traveling to costa rica or traveling on vacation to Central America and after looking at this page they picked Pochomil Nicaragua. Tourist look for real estate for sale in Pochomil, Masachapa, or near Montelimar. 

Others who are traveling with their families and are looking for a beach rental at VRBO, Homeaway, airbnb, flipkey or other sites because they are looking for a beach rental, a beach vacation or simply visiting family in Rivas, Chinandega, Juigalpa, Boaco, Esteli or Sebaco, will find very useful information in our FAQ section. This page will help you travel to Pochomil from Costa Rica, to Pochomil from Granada, to Pochomil from Leon, to Pochomil from El Salvador, to Pochomil from Managua. Also will give you directions if you want to go from Masachapa, Pochomil or Montelimar to Costa Rica, from Pochomil to San Juan del Sur, from Masachapa to Granada, from Montelimar to Leon, from Pochomil Viejo to Managua, traveling from Pochomil to Matagalpa.

Some of the beaches nearby are Pochomil, Masachapa, Montelimar, La Boquita, Casares, Huehuete, Tupilapa, La Flor, Poneloya, El Velero, Popoyo, Tola, San Juan del Sur and many more. Most tourist who want beach photos on Nicaragua or the beach visit these beaches.

Many tourists who come to hotels in Managua, often visit Pochomil to relax, and business people who stay the weekend go to the beach at the Pacific Ocean of Nicaragua. Business people stay at Holiday Inn, Intercontinental, Crowne Plaza, Seminole hotel, Hilton Princess, La Perla, Hotel Granada, Gran Hotel, among many. After visiting Pochomil and other beaches they search for beach house property for sale in Nicaragua. First they come requesting information on Nicaragua, information on Managua and information on Pochomil and information on San Juan del Sur. They they take Nicaragua Tours to go to the beaches and colonial towns. .The Luxury accomodations in San Juan del Sur are Hotel Villas de Palermo, Morgan’s Rock, Piedras y Olas, La Posada Azul Hotel.Mid-Range moderate pricing lodging in San Juan del Sur are Hotel Colonial, Hotel Casablanca, Hotel Azul Pitahaya, Hotel Villa Isabella, Adventure Lodge, Mango Rosa, Inn on the Pacific, Hotel Teonostote, Hacienda Puerta Del Cielo Ecolodge and Spa.  Budget sleep homes, hostels, bed and breakfast and backpackers special are Casa Amarilla Hostel, Planet Waves Nica Guest House, Casa Oro Hostel, La Casa Feliz Hostel, Pacha Mama Hostel, Hotels in Granada include Hotel Colonial Granada, Hotel Dario, Los Patios Hotel Granada, Hotel La Bocona, Hotel Dolphin Guest House,  Hotels in Masaya include Las Villas at Apoyo, Hacienda Puerta del Cielo Eco Lodge & Spa,

Hotels in Poneloya include Hotel y Restaurante Posada del Poneloya, Hotel Lacayo, Hotel La Casa Blanca, Surfing Turtle Lodge Hostel, Hostal el Pulpo, Hotel El Convento, Pension Barca de Oro, Hotel Olazul Las Penitas, Pension LaSamaki, Oasis Hotel, Mark and Dave’s Place

Hotels in Managua Hotel El Almendro, Hotel con Corazon, Hotel Patio del Malinche, Buena Vista Surf Club, Miss Margrit’s Guest House, Casa silas B&B, La Vía Verde Organic Farm, Hacienda Puerta del Cielo Eco Spa, Casa Cubana, Hotel Aloha, Princess Hilton, Holiday Inn, Intercontinental, Barcelo Managua,

Pochomil Casa Larocque, Hotel Villa Ordonez, Montelimar, Vistamar, Escuela de Hosteleria Hotel y Restaurante mhotelmasachapa hotel Masachapa, 

Among the larger banks of the country are BAC, Banpro, Bancentro, LAFISE, Citibank, Banco de Finanzas or BDF and Procredit.
The tourists get their news of Nicaragua at La Prensa, El Nuevo Diario, Canal 2, Canal 8, Canal 10 and Canal 12 TV.
Natural disasters happen all over the world, recently there was an earthquake in Japan and people feared that there would be an earthquake in Nicaragua, or earthquake in Managua, but nothing has happened. It is very rare to have hurricanes, and almost never do we have tornadoes.
If you are coming to Nicaragua to buy real estate, or have real estate for sale in Nicaragua, you will find it at very convenient prices.
Pochomil Nicaragua is the favorite destination of traveling families, tourists and high net worth individuals from Nicaragua.