Nicaragua is packed with marvelous attractions and features that make for a brilliant tourism industry. White sandy beaches, tropical forests, one of the biggest lakes in Latin America and stunning colonial cities all contribute to a great tourism experience. No wonder Nicaragua tourism is growing every year!
Nicaragua tourism excels because of its amazing diversity. Naturally, warm sea water all year round makes for great beaches holidays in Nicaragua. The stunning architecture of Nicaraguan cities will captivate old and young. Lakes, lagoons, forests and islands make Nicaragua into a paradise for outdoor lovers.
The Great Lake of Nicaragua covers a massive 8000 sq km. This aquatic marvel hosts over 500 tropical inlets and provides shelter for a large variety of birds and other animals. The Great Lake of Nicaragua is a prime tourism spot for watching birds and other wildlife.
The Nicaragua tourism destinations that hold the most potential are beyond a doubt Ometepe Island, Padres Ramos Estuary and the Volcanoes Route. Corn Island, just off Nicaragua forms part of the Caribbean Islands and offers sailing, scuba and sport fishing opportunities.
By the year 2000, tourism in Nicaragua was generating $250 million per year and is thus the fourth biggest source of income for the country of Nicaragua. So make a contribution to this excellent source of revenue for this developing country by enjoying a holiday in Nicaragua.