#01 León

A vibrant university town with a revolutionary past

#02 Isla de Ometepe

Hike mysterious twin volcanoes on Lago de Nicaragua’s largest island

#03 San Juan del Sur

Surf by day, party by night in Nicaragua’s favourite beach resort

#04 Granada

A tourist-friendly colonial jewel, now painstakingly restored

#05 Río San Juan

Take to the water to explore tropical forest and the El Castillo ruins

#06 Little Corn

Perfect, pint-sized Caribbean getaway with spectacular snorkelling

#07 Volcano-boarding

Downhill fun on the ash-covered slopes of Cerro Negro near León

#08 Miraflor Nature Reserve

Community-centred tourism and sustainable farming are integral to this protected reserve

#09 Solentiname Archipelago

Stylized artwork in Mancarrón’s small church reflects the untamed beauty of these islands

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