Nicaragua at a Relaxed Pace

Relax into your holiday by sampling the white-sand beaches of Nicaragua’s Caribbean Corn islands. Enjoy time on the beach or in the warm waters of the Caribbean Sea, do some snorkelling or diving or simply chill with a good book. Back on the mainland, you’ll explore the colonial jewel of Nicaragua’s crown – Granada – along with the Masaya region, plus you’ll spend a couple of days on the Island of Ometepe, located in Lake Nicaragua and formed from two volcanoes. Enjoy a full-day tour during which you’ll learn about Nicaragua’s pre-Colonial peoples and culture. Finish your holiday by relaxing on Nicaragua’s Pacific coast.


Nicaragua at a Relaxed Pace - a sample itinerary

Day 1

Arrive into Managua and transfer to your hotel.

Day 2

Corn Islands

Take a domestic flight to Nicaragua’s Caribbean Corn Islands.

Days 3-4

Corn Islands

Relax on the beach or do some snorkelling or diving.

Day 5


Fly back to the mainland and transfer to Granada, Nicaragua’s Spanish-colonial jewel. Relax this afternoon by enjoying a coffee in one of the street-side cafes or wandering around one of the local artisans’ shops.

Day 6

Granada & Masaya Region

Explore the Masaya region starting with Masaya Volcano, accessible by vehicle, then moving on to visit a local basket-weaving cooperative then have lunch overlooking Lake Apoyo. In the afternoon visit Masaya local market and the local pottery workshops of the Pueblos Blancos.

Day 7


Day at leisure in Granada. Options for: City Tour in horse-drawn carriage; hike in the cloudforest surrounding Mombacho Volcano's rim; visit nearby Isla Zapatera and Isla El Muerto where impressive pre-Colombian petroglyphs can be found.

Day 8

Ometepe Island

Travel on to Ometepe Island, formed from 2 volcanoes.

Day 9

Ometepe Island

Full-day tour of the island including a visit to Charco Verde Lagoon and a glimpse into Nicaragua’s indigenous past evidenced by the many diverse petroglyphs, pottery and statues discovered on the island.

Day 10

San Juan del Sur

Transfer by boat back to the mainland and on to the San Juan del Sur area.

Days 11-13

San Juan del Sur

Relax on the beach or by the pool.

Day 14

San Juan del Sur - Managua

Morning at leisure. Afternoon transfer to Managua for your final night.

Day 15

Transfer to the airport for your flight home.

This sample itinerary can be varied in any way you choose to suit your exact requirements so give us a call now on 01932 424252 to discuss any modifications.


Nicaragua has a good range of types & styles of hotels, at a variety of price-points to suit all budgets. Please chat to one of our Travel Consultants to get informed advice as to which hotels they would suggest for your tailor-made holiday.

Included Tours, Excursions & Activities whilst on your Nicaragua Holiday

The tours, excursions & activities mentioned in the above sample itinerary are just a selection of what is available in each location. The itinerary can be adjusted to fit your particular requirements for this holiday; please liaise with your Travel Consultant to confirm what other activities are available and what you would like to include in your tailor-made holiday.

Duration of your Nicaragua Holiday

If you like the broad sweep of the above sample itinerary but have fewer days to spend on your holiday, or wish to extend it in any way, please ask your Travel Consultant for ideas on how to shorten or lengthen the holiday, or how to reorganise the itinerary.

No-Obligation Quote

We would be delighted to email you a no-obligation, fully-detailed itinerary & quote, containing images of the hotels we suggest for your Nicaragua holiday along with a link to the hotel’s website, plus details of any included tours & excursions. The quote will clearly state what is, and what is not included in the quoted price. If you thereafter wish to make any changes to the initial itinerary – be it an alternative hotel, different activities, a different duration in any location etc. – that’s not a problem and we will continue to work with you to adjust the itinerary until it exactly matches what you’re looking for from this holiday in Nicaragua .