The definitive guide to these gorgeous and dramatic sites.
Relax on broad Pacific beaches surrounding the surf town of San Juan del Sur. Dine amidst Spanish Colonial Granada’s elegant architecture. Explore dramatic Ometepe Island. This comprehensive guide covers it all, from nightlife in sultry Managua, Nicaragua’s underrated capital, to national parks protecting pristine crater lakes, fuming volcanoes, cool cloud forests, and sea turtle nesting grounds.
About the Author
Paige Penland is a Costa Rica–based freelance writer specializing in travel, science, and history. Penland lives and works in Costa Rica, and she has written several articles and guidebooks about Costa Rica, Nicaragua, and Panama, including Costa Rica, El Salvador, Oaxaca, and Granada, San Juan del Sur & Southwest Nicaragua, all in the Explorer's Great Destinations series from Countryman.