Explore the Best Beaches of Nicaragua in 5 Days Story

By Amanda Strube


Explore the Best Beaches of Nicaragua in 5 Days Story

This 5-day Nicaragua itinerary is designed for you to visit the best beaches of Nicaragua while experiencing a compassionate and... Read more

Day 1

Experience Managua City

Managua is Nicaragua’s capital city and is always buzzing with busy energy. While it is a lively and relatively safe... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 1

Huembes Market

Huembes is a local and vibrant outdoor market where you can find all sorts of colourful handmade trinkets, treasures and... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 2


Galerias is an indoor, air-conditioned mall filled with shops and restaurants similar to those found in the States. If Huembes... Read more

Day 1 - Stop 3

Supermarkets Are a Must

Before venturing out of Managua, find any grocery store and stock up on provisions. As with any big city, there... Read more

Day 2

El Transito - A Solid Secret

El Tranisto is the closest beach to Managua and is an ideal place to learn how to surf, score some... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 1

Solid Surf Camp

Solid Surf is my home away from home and strives to make your trip as easy as possible. It is... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 2

Local Arts at ETCA

ETCA is a small, one-room arts centre run by local women. You can get beautiful handmade items here. These women... Read more

Day 2 - Stop 3

Caracola Cafe

Caracola is an internet cafe also located across the street from the school. It is run entirely by women and... Read more

Day 3

The Playful Playa Maderas

Also located on the Pacific Coast, Playa Maderas is in San Juan del Sur, the southern part of Nicaragua. It... Read more

Day 3 - Stop 1

Nica Sail and Surf

Nica Sail and Surf offer several packages, such as 2-hour, half-day or full-day tours with meal and bar options. The... Read more

Day 3 - Stop 2


Playa Maderas is another spot that is perfect for any level of surfer, including first-timers. You will see many surfers... Read more

Day 3 - Stop 3

La Flor Wildlife Refuge

This sanctuary is super small but is a safe space for over 30,000 sea turtles. The beach offers protection to... Read more

Day 4

Ometepe Island

Ometepe Island is situated in Lake Nicaragua and has two stunning volcanoes. In the north is Concepcion, a traditional cone-shaped... Read more

Day 4 - Stop 1

Ojo de Agua

This magical, natural swimming pool is only accessible by foot but well worth the walk. The freshwater pools are relaxing... Read more

Day 4 - Stop 2

Hike the Volcanoes

Taking a guided hike on each volcano is recommended. The hikes can be long and tricky, but the view from... Read more

Day 4 - Stop 3

San Ramon Waterfall

You can get to this powerful waterfall fairly easy, although sneakers are highly recommended! Pack a lot of water and... Read more

Day 5

Corn Islands

The Corn Islands are located on the Caribbean side of Nicaragua and offer a totally different cultural experience of the... Read more

Day 5 - Stop 1

Dos Tiburones Dive Shop

The Corn Islands are the perfect place to go snorkelling or diving. Dos Tiburones provides diving tours for those that... Read more

Day 5 - Stop 2

Fly Fishing Little Corn

This company offers various tours, including fly fishing, kayak fishing and even deep-sea fishing. There are multiple species of fish... Read more