Where are you going?
Or, let us surprise youSpin the Globe ®

nicaragua

List View
Map View
Save Place
Las Salinas, Nicaragua
Perched high above a breathtaking rock masterpiece in the town of Las Salinas sits Magnific Rock Hotel, an inviting wooden lodge with the best sunset view on the Pacific coast. Surfers flock here for the legendary Popoyo break, but also for...
Save Place
Tuma-La Dalia, Nicaragua
Unless you rent a car, arriving at La Sombra Ecolodge way up in the mountains of Matagalpa requires a couple of rides in packed chicken buses followed by 45 minutes in a bouncy cab along a semi-paved road. But just look at this little, green guy -...
Save Place
1 Redonda Bay, Tola, Nicaragua
Seclusion and tranquility are the new forms of luxury in a world that is so accessible and plugged in. Aqua Wellness Resort successfully marries contemporary luxury accommodations with serene surroundings, providing a memorable and rejuvenating...
Save Place
Central America
Definitely off-the-beaten path, the Treehouse requires precise directions, good pronunciation and a firm will to find. Hop on the bus or take a collectivo from Granada towards the coast about 15 minutes from town, ask to be dropped off at "Poste...
Save Place
Central America
Sometimes you just have to get out of the city. Good thing there are lots of interesting things to do and see -- many of them nature-related! -- just a short drive from Managua. One of them is the Montibelli Wildlife Reserve, which is off of the...
Save Place
León, Nicaragua
Throughout León's colonial-era downtown, relics of the turbulent 1980's remain--the popular murals of the Sandinista revolution... Nicaragua's second-largest city feels more like a laid-back town, and it's one of the best places in Central America...
Save Place
Matagalpa, Nicaragua
If you're visiting Nicaragua, you shouldn't miss Matagalpa - a beautiful, mountainous, cool area where you can hike around the Selva Negra nature reserve and take coffee or cocoa tours. A great place to stay is a little hostel/hotel called La...
Save Place
Isletas de Granada, Nicaragua
Nicaragua is full of beautiful scenery and opportunities to learn about the land and waters around and in the country. Made of volcanoes, many of the outdoor activities in the country involve engaging with the mountains and craters. Even kayaking...
Save Place
Central America
In the middle of the nature reserve of Miraflor you will find Poza la Pila, a waterfall that empties into a swimming hole. Surrounded by trees, and a bit hard to get to you, you might be lucky enough to have it all to yourself. The easiest way to...
Save Place
Esteli, Nicaragua
Wandering around the town of esteli, you can find some great street art.
Save Place
León, Nicaragua
Built in the 1880's, León's Municipal Theater (officially known as the "Teatro Municipal José de la Cruz Mena") is one of the best performance venues in this colonial city. Restored a couple of decades ago, it's also air-conditioned--a big plus in...
Save Place
Central America
In the town of Merida on the Island of Ometepe you'll find Caballito del Mar. Caballito is a restaurant, a hostel, and the launching spot for kayaking tours of Rio Istiam. This tour was amazing! I had the opportunity to see caiman, members of the...
Save Place
Puerto Sandino, Nicaragua
I came to this camp as a part of a Yoga/Surfing retreat and had a phenomenal time. As a "learn-to-surf" (no surf experience) the staff was great at getting me into some waves and up on my board by day 2. Yoga was a great counter-balance to surfing...
Save Place
Mombacho, Nicaragua
After many hot days in Nicaragua, it was a relief to get up into the cloud forest on the Mombacho volcano. We did a short hike that took us past lots of cool plants and fumeroles where you could feel the steam coming out of the mountain. We even...
Save Place
Location, location, location: Hotel Bahía Zapatera is one of the most uniquely sited hotels in Nicaragua. Yes, that is the hotel dock at the very bottom center of the photo above. It is on the northwest shore of Isla Zapatera, a jungle-carpted,...
Save Place
La Chureca crouches just beyond Nicaragua's capital, Managua. With the 1,000 people who live in the dump, digging through trash to salvage any type of metal or recyclable in exchange for money, it doesn’t run like a democracy or even a form...
Save Place
Jinotega, Nicaragua
Beautiful, serene, and peaceful.
Save Place
León, Nicaragua
One of my first travel experiences was to a rural pueblo in Nicaragua as a naive suburban teenager, and since that first trip, I have been to Nicaragua on 5 separate occasions. The people keep drawing me back. I can't help it. Every Nicaraguan has...
Save Place
Greytown, Nicaragua
Most wild, remote corner of Nicaragua, this jungle lodge is reachable only by boat. Here's the rainy video, turn it up! PHOTO and VIDEO by Joshua Berman:
Save Place
Pro surfer Holly Beck introduced surfing to this friendly agrarian community in Northern Nicaragua. One of the highlights of my week-long stay with her camp (other than her expert surf instruction) was when the cattle hands would move their herds...
Save Place
Santana Beach, Nicaragua
Help the locals get the boat up, whole tuna for $5
Save Place
Playa Manzanillo, Guacalito de La Isla, Rivas, Nicaragua
The best of Nicaragua is on the beautiful Emerald Coast. Mukul Resort offers a barefoot luxury experience with stunning suites, exquisite design, and local hospitality. Where else can you surf a great break in front of a 5 star hotel? The Golf and...