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Nicaragua Insider's Travel Guide
While there are still demonstrations, no tourists have ever been targeted during the protests. There have been no protests in the coastal areas such as San Juan del Sur and Tola; Granada and its surroundings including the islands and Mombacho Volcano are also safe to visit. Do avoid Managua, traveling anywhere after dark, or renting a car and driving yourself. Granada is lined with colorful buildings and charming streets. Photo: Shutterstock.
Best bang-for-your-buck hotels Jicaro Island Ecolodge is a private-island resort near the shore of Lake Nicaragua, just a minute boat ride away from the Spanish colonial city of Granada. The nine, two-story casitas made from Rainforest Alliance—certified wood each have a deck overlooking the lake.
Restaurant the locals love Las Colinas del Sur is famous for its guapote, a whole rainbow bass from nearby Lake Nicaragua, served with tomatoes, onions, and avocado. This dirt-floor, thatched-roof restaurant is in a somewhat rough neighborhood outside Granada, so take a taxi from the city center.
The turtles are threatened, and this is one of the few beaches in Nicaragua where you can see them.
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Downtime Depending on your energy level, rent a kayak or motorboat from the marina in Granada to explore the islands just offshore in Lake Nicaragua, formed by an ancient eruption of the Mombacho volcano. Contact Pierre. Not sure if this is the right person for you?
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Some people will fly into Managua Airport at 9 p. But the roads are not safe: Wild horses, oxcarts, bikes and motorbikes with no lights, and pedestrians sleeping right in the highway are all standard on Nicaraguan streets.
Most bars and restaurants will add a 10 percent tip to your bill, so check before paying anything extra. This will suffice as a tip, unless you are extremely happy with the service. Drive up to the Cristo statue above San Juan del Sur to catch a great sunset over the town and ocean; it happens early this close to the equator, usually between 5 and 6 p.
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