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Xiloá Lagoon

Xiloá Lagoon (Masaya area) – Lake Managua (which is the capital’s waterfront) is too polluted to recommend for swimming. Visitors interested in swimming may want to consider a short excursion outside of the capital to engage in such activities. One ideal spot os Xiloá Lagoon, which is just 30 minutes from Managua (in the Chiltepe […]

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Teatro Victor Romeo

Teatro Victor Romeo (Parque Las Palmas, Managua) – this theater offers a selection of dance, theater, and musical performances. Located in the Association of Contemporary Dance center, this theater aims to contribute to the artistic and cultural development in Nicaragua.

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San Juan del Sur

San Juan del Sur (beach) – for those looping for one of the best beaches in Nicaragua, San Juan del Sur usually tops the list. Located 2 ½ hours southeast of Managua (near the Costa Rican border), this beach wins over those looking for an eco-tourist-friendly destination. San Juan del Sur, which has an almost […]

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Teatro Nacional Ruben Dario

Teatro Nacional Ruben Dario (Av. Bolívar e/Paseo Xolotlán, Barrio Rubén Darío, Managua) – named after the famed Nicaraguan poet Rubén Darío, this theater is an important center for the performing arts. It features musical performances, theater productions and visual art displays. Not only does the Rubén Darío Theater present fine performances, but it also houses […]

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Surfing

Surfing — The beaches of Nicaragua, especially those on the country’s Pacific coast, are known for impressive surf and unexploited beauty. The most popular destination for surfers from around the world is a 37-mile stretch of beaches called San Juan del Sur. This region, located on the southwest coast of the country, was a stop […]

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Sports Fishing

Sports Fishing — Sport fishing is truly one of Nicaragua’s greatest draws. With two oceans, gigantic lakes, multiple rivers and inviting lagoons, Nicaragua has something different to offer every fishing enthusiast. The International Sports Fishing Tournament takes place each September on the San Juan River and on Ometepe Island, recognized as the world’s 10th largest […]

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Playa Pochomil

Playa Pochomil (San Rafael del Sur area) — this beach is located an hour away from Managua – making Pochomil one of the closest beaches to the capital. Because of that, it’s also one of the most visited beached on Nicaragua’s Pacific coast. Pochomil is well equipped with bars, restaurants and hotels located in a […]

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Playa Quizalá

Playa Quizalá (San Rafael del Sur area) – this beach is located an hour away from the capital city taking the León Viejo highway towards Playa Montelimar. For this reason, it is very visited in vacation time. Quizalá has a shorter sandy strip in comparison to other nearby beaches as Pochomil or Montelimar. On the […]

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Playa Montelimar

Playa Montelimar – located just over an hour southwest of Managua, this is one of the most exclusive beaches in Central America. It also hosts the first resort hotel in the country (Barceló). There are a lot of palm trees in the sand, and image that has been turned into the icon of this destination. […]

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Playa Los Cajones

Playa Los Cajones (San Rafael del Sur area) – this Pacfic coast beach (located between the beaches of Quizalá and Costa Azul), is one of the closest to the capital, and has three segments: one for vacation houses, another one for bars and rustic palapas located near an estuary, and the third one for rural […]