We opted to do a sunrise kayak tour of the islets and we had the perfect guide. We arranged this with our hostel and a taxi picked us up at 5am so we were in the kayak and on the water in time for sunrise....More
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Definitely worth the 3-4 hours that the boat ride around the Isletas takes... walked the peninsula to see how the locals live there (very different from Granada itself). Also great for nature lovers!
We went with a guide to kayak around the islands. Our guide pointed out many different birds, and he knew all the plants and flowers. There are amazing lotus plants with flowers when we were there. We stopped on 1 island for drinks but they...More
Highly recommend doing a tour by boat, or if you're more adventurous a kayak - although there is quite a lot of surface area to cover. The islets are absolutely beautiful. There are 365 of them, created by a volcanic explosion, each one covered in...More
We stayed at the Isla Zapango for the day. It was such a beautiful experience to see wildlife (cormorants, egrets, kingfishers, swallows, lily pads, etc.). We were in heaven!
We stept in Luís his blue boat and he started to explain about nature and wildlife almost immediately. Although he didn't speak much English he used his phone to point out several birds and together with my crappy Spanish he explained a lot more about...More
There are a few ways to get the islet boat tours - you can walk from town (it is about 30 to 40 minutes) - simply walk down the main avenue, turn right when you reach the water, walk under the archway and keep going....More
We had an incredible experience with Viva Nicaragua Tour Company - They took us on a boat tour of the lake's 365+ islands on November 5th 2017, and it was so beautiful. The owner, Brenda, was incredibly nice and made us feel very comfortable in...More
We took a boat tour and it was ok. Beautiful surroundings and cute monkeys but the boat was crowded and the guide was uninspired. We saw people kayaking and we wished that we had done that as well. We played 10 dollars each for the...More