About Nicaragua

Caribbean Cues in Nicaragua

Nicaragua has a major Caribbean influence on its Atlantic Coast, with a vibrant mix of indigenous, African and European cultures. Visitors to Nicaragua’s Caribbean side will come across English-speaking Creole towns and indigenous Miskitu, Mayagna, Ramas and Garifuna communities throughout ...


Rediscover Nicaragua’s Colonial Cities

Two of Nicaragua’s principal towns, Granada and León, were once Spanish settlements and are now known as must-see colonial cities with stunning historical architecture and old-world attractions. Here are a few highlights of these colonial cities: GRANADA Overview: Located near ...


Regional Insight: Rio San Juan

On the southern border of Nicaragua, feeding into the Atlantic Coast lies the Rio San Juan. This major river starts at the southwest corner of Lake Nicaragua and flows 119 miles to the Caribbean Sea. This isolated region of Nicaragua ...