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.


DAY 1:

Fly to Managua, via Madrid or the US (other routes available). Upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your starting hotel. Welcome to Nicaragua!

DAY 2:

Take a domestic flight from Managua across to Nicaragua’s Corn Islands, located on the Caribbean, to enjoy some time to relax and unwind on the beach.

DAYS 3 & 4:

Days at leisure in the Corn Islands to relax on the beach or time to do some snorkelling or diving.

DAY 5:

Fly back to the mainland and transfer to Granada, Nicaragua’s Spanish-colonial jewel.

DAY 6:

Explore the Masaya region starting with Masaya Volcano, before moving on to visit a local basket-weaving cooperative and 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 a City Tour in horse-drawn carriage, hiking the cloudforest surrounding Mombacho Volcano’s rim and a visit to the nearby Isla Zapatera and Isla El Muerto where impressive pre-Colombian petroglyphs can be found.

DAY 8:

Transfer to Isla de Ometepe, a beautiful island located on Lake Nicaragua, originally formed by 2 volcanoes rising from beneath the lake. The island offers a fascinating view into Nicaragua’s indigenous past.

DAY 9:

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:

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

DAYS 11-13:

Days at leisure to relax on the beach or by the pool. Also, options for surfing.

DAY 14:

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

DAY 15:

Transfer to Managua International Airport for your flight home. Farewell Nicaragua!

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 .