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Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Nicaragua your home away from home

Holidaymakers looking for somewhere different to take their vacation may like to try Nicaragua. Located in Central America, this fascinating country has many things for visitors to see and do. Visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, villas, B&Bs and apartments.

Things to do on holiday to Nicaragua

Nicaragua has some beautiful beaches such as Playa Madera, which are ideal for sunbathing and taking a swim in the sea. Holidaymakers can take part in various watersports such as canoeing, kayaking, diving and surfing. Fishing trips are offered off the coast especially from San Juan Del Sur.

Nicaragua has some very scenic areas for visitors to enjoy with guided hikes and horse rides available here. Golf is growing in popularity in Nicaragua with two of the best courses located in Managua. Visitors may like to relax and unwind at one of the spas or wellness centres located in Granada and Managua.

Visitors can enjoy a good choice of bars, cafes and restaurants in Nicaragua with a variety of dining options including plenty of local cuisine as well as international fare. Self catering holidaymakers will be able to buy food and drink from grocery stores, supermarkets and market stalls. Souvenirs and gifts can be purchased from many shops across the country. The Metrocentro is a big shopping centre in Managua.

Places to visit on holiday to Nicaragua

Holidaymakers will find no shortage of fantastic places to visit in Nicaragua including churches and cathedrals. Good examples are Cathedral de Granada and Esteli Cathedral. The oldest church in Central America, the Iglesia San Francisco is located in Nicaragua and also has its own museum. Other museums here include Mi Museo at Granada and Museo & Galeria Heroes y Martires in Masaya.

There are also lots of interesting fortresses such as Fortaleza La Palvora, which was built in the 18th century. Another place well worth visiting is the Parque Nacional Volcan Masaya, where there are two active volcanoes. There are attractive gardens to be found in the country too and families may like to visit the Butterfly Reserve at Granada.

Weather in Nicaragua

The weather in Nicaragua is warm all year round with average high temperatures ranging from 25 degrees centigrade in January and December to 29 degrees in April and May. March and April is generally the driest time of the year, while an average of 800mm rainfall can be experienced in some parts of the country in July.

Travel to Nicaragua

Augusto C. Sandino International Airport (MGA) is the main airport in Managua, Nicaragua. It has direct flights from some U.S airports including Atlanta (ATL), Houston (IAH) and Miami (MIA). Visitors from other countries can go to Miami International Airport (MIA) before getting a connecting flight to Nicaragua. There are flights to Miami from Frankfurt (FRA), London-Heathrow (LHW), Madrid (MAD), Munich (MUC), Paris-Charles de Gaulle (CDG) and Zurich (ZRH) amongst other cities. When in Nicaragua, visitors can hire taxis from the airport and there are car rental firms also available.

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