Volcanic Lagoons in Managua Nicaragua

Laguna de Nejapa Managua

The city of Managua has several volcanic lagoons throughout the city. Most of the lagoons have similar names and it can be easy to get them mixed up, especially if you are new to the country. … [Read more...]

Best of Managua – Xiloa Lagoon

Best of Managua Xiloa Lagoon

The Xiloa (pronounced “Hiloa”) Lagoon was once one of the most popular spots for locals from Managua.  With Xiloa being less than thirty minutes from Managua … [Read more...]

El Chocoyero Nature Reserve

Best of Nicaragua Nature Reserves

Nicaraguan tourist attractions like El Chocoyero Nature Reserve is a great attraction for bird watchers and all nature lovers.  This nature reserve is located just 30 minutes from Nicaragua's capital, Managua near the  Masaya Highway.  The name “Chocoyero” comes from the birds that nest in this reserve.  … [Read more...]

Best Beaches in Nicaragua – Pochomil and Masachapa

Best Beaches in Nicaragua Pochomil Masachapa

For those looking to make a quick trip to the beach from Managua may want to consider Pochomil or Masachapa.  The long, open beaches make these ideal places to go for a long walk along the beach.  Being just an hour away makes both of these destinations a popular spot among those wanting to make a trip to the beach from Managua. Masachapa is a small little beach town but it is not what one would consider a tourist destination but it can be fun to walk around.  Many of the locals rely on fishing as a source of income.  If you make it down to the beach there are some tide pools on the southern end of the beach. Pochomil is the beach located five minutes south of Masachapa.  Sometimes there is someone at the entrance charging a small fee for vehicles coming through but the fee is no more than a few dollars.  Once you get in the entrance there will be a “T” in the road where you can either go to the left or right. Taking a right turn will take you to all the local … [Read more...]

Best Managua Nicaragua Entertainment – Movie Theaters

Movie Theaters in Managua Nicaragua

Managua has the best nightlife in all of Nicaragua with a wide variety of restaurants, bars, clubs, casinos and movie theaters.  Most of the movies playing in the theaters are current ones that are playing in the United States.  Many of the summer blockbusters premiers at the same time in Nicaragua.  … [Read more...]

Best Managua Museums

Best Managua Museums

Managua is the center of city life for the entire country of Nicaragua.  It is the largest city with lots of attractions for visitors to take part in.  There are countless number of theaters, shopping malls, casinos, dance clubs and more for visitors to enjoy.  For the more intellectuals there are more educational attractions to visit. … [Read more...]