Las Isletas, Lake Nicaragua

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#13 of 23 in Nature in Nicaragua
Tour Las Isletas to soak in the views of Lake Nicaragua and Masaya Volcano. This group of small volcanic islands--some 365 of them--boasts impressive natural scenery and plenty of wildlife, which makes them an ideal destination for nature lovers and adventurers with a preference for remote spots. Stop at some of the inhabited islands to grab a bite at one of the restaurants and see different kinds of birds. For the ultimate experience, visit with a guided tour, arguably the best way to spot the wildlife and learn about the archipelago's history and culture. With our world travel planner, Lake Nicaragua attractions like Las Isletas can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • The excursion to the Lakeshore and its islets allows you to see the houses of wealthy families in nicaragua summer. The tour is pretty but has nothing special if you've already done boating for Nicaragua or Costa Rica. The only thing remarkable is that they approach you to an island inhabited by three monkeys spider that can be less than one metre, so it's an experience if not you've never seen any. Apes are cared by veterinarians and given to eat. It's not like a zoo but little is lacking. So I put a 3 to the excursion.
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  • We did this as part of a day trip from Costa Rica. We thoroughly enjoyed our boat trip seeing all of the islands (including those for sale and owned by ex-presidents). Knowing there were aggressive fr...  more »
  • A beautiful place, beautiful landscapes, beautiful people, take a tour boat by the almost 400 islets is wonderful, you can see monkeys, squirrels, birds, there are hotels and restaurants in many of the Islands!
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