Nica Style Adress:
Once in Guasacate Beach, keep going for about 1 km. You will see our sign on the right. Locals also know the place as Casa Maur.
Save Some Time and Money:
Tell the Taxi or Bus driver that you are going to Guasacate Beach. Many people take the Turn to Popoyo beach and find themselves a bit lost and with only 2 or 3 hotels. Guasacate is the surf town next to popoyo with most of the restaurants, lodging options, pizzerias, board rental and closest to the surf breaks.
Send us your flight itinerary or pickup place and time and we can have one of our trusted taxis pick you up.
Average taxi rates to Guasacate/ Popoyo:
Managua airport : 80 usd
Leon: 140 usd
Granada: 60 usd
CR border: 45 usd
San Juan: 45 usd
San Jorge ferry port: 35 usd
Rivas: 30 usd
Taxis usually charge a bit more if it’s a night drive.
Newer taxis with ac or 4×4 charge a bit more.
Max capacity is usually 4 passengers.
All the following buses end in Rivas:
From Managua Roberto Huembes Bus Station – Take a Bus To Rivas.
From San Juan del Sur: Central Market Bus Station – Take a Bus to Rivas.
From Granada Central Bus station- Take a Bus To Rivas.
From Leon: to avoid taxis to other stations in Managua, take bus from Leon to Managua UCA station, From there to JINOTEPE, from there to Rivas.
Once at the Rivas Bus Terminal, Buses depart to Las Salinas almost every 2 hours.
The thing is that las salinas bus stop is still 7 km from our beach, there is no public transportation to get from there to our place.
You can do the following:
Ask the bus driver to leave you at cyber cafe ” la tonita ” in las salinas and they can call a tuk tuk, motorcycle taxi to take you to our place. Trips are less than 10 usd.
Hope for a pick up truck or fruit truck or someone to give you a ride.
If traveling light you can walk it, but it does get hot.
We highly recommend the taxi option from Rivas.
Less frequently- Other Buses also go from Rivas to el Astillero and can leave you at the entrance of Guasacate. It’s a 2 km walk from here to the hostel.
There’s a new shuttle service that’s been working daily from San Juan to Guasacate popoyo and vice versa. They leave San Juan del sur around 10.30 and stop in Rivas / San Jorge Port/ and to Guasacate. They leave from Guasacate at 7 am and 1.30 pm with the same route.
They charge 15 usd from or to San Juan and 10 usd to or from Rivas.
You can contact them via WhatsApp and tell them your your pick up location. Tell them you are going to or getting picked up at Popoyo Beach hostel.
Daniel Whatsapp is: +505 8748 4105
If in rivas you can meet at Burger King that has wifi and is on the main route and ask to be picked up there.
Car Driving Directions:
Get to Rivas city – Continue until you get to Tola- Ask for Las Salinas town- Cross las salinas bridge and keep going for 5 km and take the first left that goes into Guasacate Beach, keep going for about 1 Km and you will find the popoyo beach hostel sign on the right.
Or you can Use WAZE to get to us.