San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua: What is Sunday Funday?

Sunday Funday TanktopIf you’ve been traveling in Nicaragua for any period of time you’ve surely seen people walking around sporting those black “Sunday Funday” tank-tops and asked yourself “What is Sunday Funday anyway?”  The short answer is that it’s a big party, but here’s the long answer filled with important details if you’re thinking about doing it.


Summary:

Sunday Funday is a pool party/pool crawl that takes place in San Juan del Sur every Sunday afternoon.  It is hosted by San Juan’s most popular backpacker hostel, Pacha Mama.

Sunday Funday Pool CrawlTickets:

Tickets go on sale each Sunday morning at Pacha Mama (Location 1) at 10AM.  It is advised to arrive early, about 9:30AM, because the event tends to sell out.  Tickets cost $10 USD for Pacha Mama guests and $20 USD for non-guests.  Included in the price of the ticket is a Sunday Funday tank-top.

Itinerary:

  • Tickets go on sale at 10AM every Sunday morning at Pacha Mama
  • Shuttle leaves from the main road at 2PM
  • First Stop:  Pelican Eyes (2:30PM – 5:00PM)
  • Second Stop:  Naked Tiger (5:30PM – 7:00PM)
  • Third Stop:  Pacha Mama (7:30PM until you pass out in a pool of your own mess)

Be prepared for a lot of “bro-style” madness in a sea of black tank-tops and inebriated 20-somethings.  It’s sure to be an experience to say the least.

April 21, 2014