Let's plan a trip to Puerto Cabezas

Puerto Cabezas Trip Planner

(4.5/5 based on 25+ reviews for 2 attractions)
Things to do: nature
Puerto Cabezas is a municipality in, and capital of, the North Caribbean Coast Autonomous Region (RACCN) of Nicaragua.The municipality and the entire region are indigenous lands. The city of Bilwi is part of The Community of Karata, including land north of Bilwi, which borders The Community of Ten Communities. The owners are the various community groups who have demarcated their particular land areas under national law providing for recognition of aboriginal title to the land.Hurricane Felix hit Puerto Cabezas on September 4, 2007, killing about 100 people.EducationThe University of the Autonomous Regions of the Nicaraguan Caribbean Coast (URACCAN) has a campus in Puerto Cabezas, as well as in several other locations in the RACCN and the RACCS.TransportationThe city is served by Puerto Cabezas Airport.The culture, like the rest of Nicaragua's Caribbean coast, has a very prominent Caribbean influence.ClimatePuerto Cabezas has tropical monsoon climate (Köppen climate classification Am) with significant precipitation year round, and a short dry season in March and April. Even so, these months see an average precipitation of 48mm and 54mm. The average temperature ranges from a low of 24.5C in February to 27.8C in May. The average annual precipitation is 2799mm with 198 days with measureable rainfall.
Take a look at our Nicaragua trip itinerary builder to refine the details of your trip to Puerto Cabezas.
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!

Plan your trip to Puerto Cabezas

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Best things to do in Puerto Cabezas

Where to stay in Puerto Cabezas

Browse hundreds of hotels and read guest reviews on the world's leading online travel agency website.
CHECK IN - CHECK OUT
Millions of travel reviews
on TripAdvisor

Extend your holiday

Visit top cities near Puerto Cabezas:
Adventure, spas
Visit for: 3 daysStart a plan »

Recently planned trips to Nicaragua

60 days in Argentina, Nicaragua & Honduras BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, popular PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 60 days in Leon, Utila & Roatan BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 16 days in Nicaragua BY A USER FROM JORDAN March, kids, popular PREFERENCES: March, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Managua BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, popular PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 10 days in Nicaragua BY A USER FROM CANADA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, popular PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 10 days in Nicaragua BY A USER FROM CANADA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 27 days in Cancun, Central America & South America BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: April, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 14 days in Nicaragua BY A USER FROM CANADA March, outdoors, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: March, outdoors ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 10 days in Nicaragua BY A USER FROM CANADA December, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: December, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 9 days in Nicaragua BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, popular PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in Nicaragua BY A USER FROM CANADA May, popular PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 22 days in Nicaragua BY A USER FROM CANADA June, outdoors, beaches, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, outdoors, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans

Inspirock Trip Planner in the News