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Varios Puertos de Salida | Pier, cottage, Peninsula of Asese, Granada 43000, Nicaragua
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Reviewed September 12, 2018

I took a kayak tour to the Islets in the end of August. It was the rainy season, I was hoping for some clouds but the sun was strong that day. If you do this tour, make sure you put on some sunblock and bring...More

Thank comphollic
Reviewed July 18, 2018 via mobile

This is one of the most amazing place I have visited in Nicaragua! It’s a must if you are in this country! Really mesmerizing!!

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Reviewed July 18, 2018

I've visited the Islets a couple of times, once on a 2 hour tour and once we rented a house on one of the islands and spent the days kayaking and paddle boarding around exploring and stopping in at different restaurants and bars and eating...More

1  Thank hanssessegnon
Reviewed July 10, 2018

We went on an hour tour to see the bunglows on water and to feed the couple of monkeys on an island tree. Tour was ok but it was a long ride to get to the houses and the water beneath was too dirty. There...More

Thank swapna n
Reviewed July 9, 2018

I had no idea that Lake Nicaragua was so large (just smaller than Lake Huron) nor that there were so many tiny islands in it. Many of these are inhabited! Imagine having a little island with your home on it. They have electricity and are...More

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Reviewed May 15, 2018

Did this trip on lake Nicaragua as part of a day trip from Costa Rica. The interesting thing for us was there is an awesome view of Masaya volcano from the lake, it’s a great photo opportunity if you’ve been to the volcano, otherwise you...More

Thank KazSteve
Reviewed May 15, 2018

There are several boating options for seeing this very scenic lake that the conquistadors mistook for a sea since it was so large. (Humorous that their horses knew better and began drinking from it.) We had the best time boating around the islets. They're really...More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

If you are in the market for an island, and care about who from the Nicaraguan elite owns a place on the lake, then go. Our guide pointed out who owned which island and what their business was; Flor de Cana owners, coffee moguls, ex...More

Thank merceruk2
Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

I went with my girlfriend for a late afternoon kayak tour of the isletas organized by Vladimir Kayak and Boat. We contacted him through Facebook and he was very helpful in arranging everything and suggesting some options. The whole thing was perfectly planned and we...More

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Reviewed April 30, 2018

Beautiful little islands, interesting birds, trees and plants. We had an old and battered boat but an interesting and resourceful guide. We took an intermediate cruise, including the monkey-island. Make sure you take an experienced and licensed guide. Early or late hours would be more...More

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Caleb C
January 11, 2018|
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Response from Jadedii | Reviewed this property |
The Islets tour leaves from the city of Granada, which is about 45 minutes from Managua by taxi.
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Deborah1598
April 5, 2017|
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Response from RickCA | Reviewed this property |
You should be able to negotiate a tour of any length. The guides seem more than happy to make a little more money.
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NelaMora
January 13, 2017|
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You bring US. You can change your money at the bank or exchange from street corner vendors, they're pretty much at the same rate as banks. ATM's will give out one or the other, local or US.
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