If you wish to buy some souvenirs for your loved ones, the best place is the Handicrafts Market in Masaya, you can find handicrafts from all over Nicaragua. After visiting the market, you can go to Masaya Volcano National Park. This is an active volcano and you can drive up to the edge of the crater. We recommend you do the night tour (US $10.00 p.p., 4:30PM previous reservation required) where you will go to several viewpoints, walk into the caves that were formed in previous eruptions and if there is not much gas coming out of the volcano, you will be able to see the lava. (25 minutes away from Granada).
For more information about the Masaya Volcano National park you can read our complete blog post here.
These small towns are located 20 to 30 minutes away from Granada. Each one of them has a special feature from which they are recognized. Among the most popular ones is Catarina, the city of nurseries with its famous Mirador; San Juan de Oriente.Price per person $0.00
This dormant volcano is the creator of the Isletas. Some of the activities you can do here include visiting a butterfly garden, touring a coffee farm.Price per person $0.00
Formed by an eruption of Mombacho Volcano, these 360+ islands have incredible lush vegetation and provide an excellent opportunity to enjoy nature. The best way to get there is to take a taxi to Cabaña Amarilla and hire a boat.Price per person $0.00
It was built in 1748 to store the gunpowder that could not be kept at El Castillo in the San Juan River due to the humidity of the area. It was then used for troops and later as a prison.Price per person $0.00
The best way to enjoy the architecture of the city and experience how the Granadinos used to ride in the past. The carriages are located in front of the Hotel.Price per person $10.00