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Active vacation in Nicaragua - things to do, entertainment and nightlife

Nicaragua is located in Central America between the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea. The country has a tropical climate. People tolerate hot weather differently. Some find it easier to stay in the towns near the shore of Lake Nicaragua. There is always a refreshing cool breeze blowing from the lake in the evening. Some tourists say that the ocean coast is the most comfortable. To enjoy active recreation in the country, it is important to choose the right time to visit Nicaragua. The weather is usually dry in the period from November to April, and the time from May to October is the rain season. The Pacific coast can be hotter than the east coast, the Caribbean one. Moreover, there is usually a hurricane on the Pacific coast at least once a year.
Nicaragua is a country in Central America that borders with Costa Rica in the south and Honduras in the north. There are not many tourists from Europe …
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Nicaragua is an attractive, comfortable, but not yet a mainstream destination for surfing. The wind is blowing in the direction of the sea 300 days a year here. When surfers discover this amazing destination, hotel prices in Nicaragua will increase to the level of nearby Costa Rica. Amazing beaches, inexpensive hotels, and cheap food – it is time to visit the gorgeous country of Nicaragua. The period from March to April is the best time for this. The entire Pacific coast is suitable for surfing. There are many different waves here. In the area near the Popoyo Reef, there are rippable left and right walls, so surfers can choose which one they can handle.
If you plan to stay in this country for two weeks or more, it is cheaper to buy a surfing board than to rent it for this period. The Pacific San Juan Del Sur is the best place to do this. Besides that, there are many restaurants and hostels here. Gorgeous views are great for taking memorable photographs. San Juan Del Sur is great for tourist groups. The country can offer quality fishing, and San Juan is not an exception. Fans of big fish enjoy fishing in local waters. Nicaragua is one of the countries where it is possible to catch the biggest tarpon. A fish weighing 30 kilograms is considered small. Lucky fishermen can catch a tarpon that weights 70 and even 110 kilograms. Autumn is the best time for fishing. Hiking enthusiasts simply cannot fail to explore Somoto Canyon. This is a three-kilometer-long cliff, so an excursion here involves walking, climbing, and even swimming. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
The Pacific Ocean, Caribbean Sea, lakes, tropical forests, and volcanoes – these are the best attractions in Nicaragua. Nevertheless, it is still …
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Fans of active recreation need to visit local volcanoes. There are many volcanoes in Nicaragua, and almost all of them are available for visiting. Many volcanoes are active. Travelers can participate in special excursions to the top. All tours of this type must be done only together with a local guide. Cerro Negro Volcano has a height of 728 meters. It takes 4 hours to get to the top and 3 hours to return. This is an active volcano, so there is always a smoke above its crater. Maderas Volcano (Ometepe Island in Lake Nicaragua) is taller – 1,300 meters. This is an extinct volcano that has a lake in its crater. The top of Maderas offers a striking view of the surroundings. An excursion to this volcano lasts almost the entire day, but the climbing isn’t boring because guides usually try to entertain travelers.
Masaya Volcano is one of the most active volcanoes in Nicaragua. It is located in the Masaya Volcano National Park. This volcano has several calderas and crates with burning lava. Tourists can use special observation areas to see the crater and the hot lava below their feet. This is a truly impressive view, especially when you realize that there is burning abyss below your feet. It is hard to find another place in the world where visitors can look at the lava lake at such a close distance. It is recommended to stay near the crater for no more than 5 minutes because inhaling volcano gases for a long time is dangerous.
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Lava formed underground tunnels in the area near the volcano. Today, these caves are also open to tourists. There are certain rules for visiting Masaya Volcano. If you follow them, the excursion will be simple and pleasant. It is prohibited to walk to the volcano – visitors can reach it by car only. All cars must be parked with their backs facing the volcano. Mombacho is one more active volcano in the country. It is located close to the city of Granada. The top of the volcano is often hidden in the clouds. Travelers can get to the top on foot or in a car. There are several different trekking routes in the area, ranging from simple to advanced and dangerous ones. Visitors can explore the latter only together with a guide. The Puma route is one of the most difficult and popular in the park.
Volcano surfing or volcano boarding is unusual activity. People hike up the volcano slope covered with naturally grated petrified lava and then slide down. People usually use thin plywood or metal board instead of a surfing board or a sled. The Cerro Negro Volcano located 25 kilometers away from Leon is the most popular destination for volcano boarding. The volcano top also offers breathtaking views of the area. Volcano boarding is an unusual and rare activity, so this is something that you will be glad to share with your friends or relatives. Some volcano boarding enthusiasts say that Nicaragua is the only country where visitors can try this activity. However, it is also possible to try it in Cape Verde, using the slope of an active volcano on Fogo Island.
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In San Juan Del Sur, tourists can try different activities, and gambling is one of them. There are several casinos in the city. One of these casinos is open in the Atlantic City Hotel. Nightclubs are also open for their guests. There are many discos in the country - dozens of nightclubs work in Managua and Granada. Open hours can be different. Some venues can be open until 3, 6, or 7 am. The entertainment program depends on the type of venue. For example, Lounge BB Club in Managua offers live music, karaoke, bar, and a la carte food. Nicaragua is getting better every year. New roads are being built in the country, and tourist infrastructure develops fast. However, the friendliness and hospitable approach to foreign guests are still the biggest advantages of this country.
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