Where to go?


Nicaragua’s ‘jewel in its colonial crown’. Take a horse-drawn City Tour, explore the nearby Masaya reion, or chill out in a street café & watch the world go by. Admire the beautiful setting of Lake Cocibolca & explore the wildlife-rich Las Isletas by boat or by kayak.

Corn Islands

Located in the waters off Nicaragua’s Caribbean coast Big Corn and Little Corn offer a laid-back piece of paradise. Relax on the beach, snorkel, swim or dive the wonderfully warm water. Sip on a cocktail or smoothie. Breath in the Caribbean vibe.

Ometepe Island

Formed from 2 volcanoes arising majestically from the waters of Lake Cocibolca. Explore the island’s pre-Colombian history, bathe in the waters of the Ojo de Agua, climb Madras Volcano, go bird-watching around Charco Verde, or simply relax on a lakeside beach.


Nicaragua’s university city and intellectual heart, offering a bohemian ambience and a good selection of museums. For those of adventurous spirit, why not try your hand at volcano dust-boarding on nearby Cerro Negro!

San Juan del Sur

On Nicaragua’s Pacific coast explore the many sheltered beaches up and down the coast. Enjoy surfing, fishing, snorkelling, sailing & zip-lining. Marvel at turtles laying their eggs at the La Flor Wildlife Reserve.


An archipeligo of 36 islands at the southern end of Lake Cocibolca. Petroglyphs provide evidence of pre-Colombian peoples. Home to Los Guatuzos Wildlife Refuge and modern-day small population producing primitivist art.


Stronghold of the revolutionaries during the wars of the 1960s-90s, now a growing centre of commerce and home to tobacco growers and cigar makers. Nearby is the Nature Reserve of Miraflor.


Situated in Nicaragua’s cooler highlands area, this is a prime spot for bird-watching – quetzals, mot-mots, 3-wattled bellbirds can all be seen here. Also known for its coffee and stunning scenic beauty.

Rio San Juan

Forming a border with Costa Rica & home to freshwater sharks, the river runs eastwards from Lake Cocibolca out to the Caribbean. Visit the Reserva Biológica Indio-Maíz and El Castillo, a 16C Spanish fort.

Welcome to Nicaragua!

… Central America’s best-kept secret.

Marvel at some amazing landscapes, spot colourful tropical birds and exotic wildllife, wander the streets of León or Granada – Nicaragua’s jewel in its colonial crown – get active with zip-lining, volcano dust-boarding or horse-riding, or relax on Pacific or Caribbean beaches.

Nicaragua offers something for everyone!

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