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Explore El Gigante

Best things to do in El Gigante

Discover the city through the eyes of locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Restaurant
“You can visit Juntos bar, they have live music every other Friday and brick oven pizza night. ”
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Lodging
“Brio is located just off the main road to Playa Gigante. The owners Nat and Adam are one-of-a-kind and prepare all of their offerings with love. They have a beautiful view and refreshing pool on the hill of their gorgeous hotel and restaurant. They offer weekly specials and events and are definitely a great spot to check out while you're in the area. ”
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Locality
“Gigante is a beautiful fishing village just a 20 minute drive or hour hike from Iguana with multiple restaurants and bars of all types. Pastora Tours, in the middle of town, offers all sorts of activities and boat tours. Gigante Bay Hostel has beach equipment to rent and a great catamaran tour.”
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Lodging
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Lodging
“The Dale Duro pulperia has EVERYTHING you need in the tiniest convenience store. Plus they even have a wash and dry laundry service. ”
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Surf Spot
“At low tide you can go around the rocks south of Hacienda Iguana to Amarillo Beach. Beautiful quiet spot with smaller waves and nothing else around”
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Store
“They offer fishing trips, kayaking, ATV excursions around the local village of Gigante, scuba diving (weather permits)”
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Restaurant
“Breathtaking view of Playa Amarillo, excellent super fresh Nica-style seafood”
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Cafe
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Restaurant
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Natural Feature
“Great bars and restaurants in this quaint fishing village. A beautiful beach or jungle hike to this village from our studio casita”
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Lodging
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