Honeymoon in Nicaragua: A 15-Day Adventure of Love and Discovery

Love that enveloped us throughout this enchanting journey
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Embarking on a honeymoon is a journey that marks the beginning of a shared adventure, and what better way to commence this voyage than in the heart of Central America, in the hidden gem of Nicaragua.

From the bustling city of Managua to the serene beaches of San Juan del Sur, the colonial charm of Granada, and the volcanic wonders of Mombacho and Telica, our romantic trip in Nicaragua promised us a kaleidoscope of experiences. Join us as we recount the unforgettable moments, surprises, and the love that enveloped us throughout this enchanting journey.

Chapter Trail

Day 1 to 2: Welcome to Nicaragua!

Honeymoon in Nicaragua: A 15-Day Adventure of Love and Discovery
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As we landed at Managua International Airport, the warmth of Nicaragua greeted us. Our private transfer whisked us away to the heart of Managua, setting the stage for the adventures to come. The anticipation built as we received our travel documents, a key to the hidden treasures awaiting discovery.

Day 3 to 4: Blissful Days in San Juan del Sur

Honeymoon in Nicaragua: A 15-Day Adventure of Love and Discovery
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Leaving the city behind, we embarked on a scenic drive to Playa Ocotal at Morgan’s Rock, a secluded haven near the Pacific Ocean. The following days were ours to savor the richness of nature and adventure. From hiking to kayaking, horseback riding to surfing lessons, every moment was a choice between tranquility and excitement. San Juan del Sur, with its breathtaking landscapes and activities, provided the perfect canvas for the initial strokes of our honeymoon masterpiece.

Day 5 to 6: Granada - Colonial Charm and Cigar Delight

Honeymoon in Nicaragua: A 15-Day Adventure of Love and Discovery
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A new chapter unfolded as we left the coast for Granada, a colonial jewel nestled by Lake Nicaragua. Guided by horse-drawn carriage, we traversed the city’s historic landmarks, immersing ourselves in the rich tapestry of its past. The day continued with a visit to the renowned Mombacho Cigar Factory, where we not only witnessed the artistry behind cigar-making but also crafted our own, a tangible memory of our journey.

Day 7 to 8: Mombacho Volcano Adventures

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The Mombacho volcano beckoned, and we answered its call with a self-guided hike through lush rainforests. The canopy tour suggested by the travel agency software offered a bird’s eye view of the diverse flora and fauna, setting our hearts racing. The journey continued through Pueblos Blancos, weaving through villages famed for their handicrafts, adding vibrant hues to our memories.

Day 9 to 10: Leon - A City of History and Volcanic Thrills

Honeymoon in Nicaragua: A 15-Day Adventure of Love and Discovery
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Leaving Granada, we explored the former capital, León, a city pulsating with historical significance. The day unfolded with a sandboarding adventure on Cerro Negro, an active volcano with an otherworldly landscape. Our senses were heightened as we traversed its slopes, an exhilarating prelude to our encounter with the natural wonders of Isla Juan Venado Nature Reserve. 

Day 11: Little Corn Island - A Caribbean Escape

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Our journey took an unexpected turn as we headed to Little Corn Island, a tranquil haven in the Caribbean Sea. A flight from Managua and a boat ride later, our local travel expert and I found ourselves on the shores of this idyllic island, where the azure waters whispered tales of relaxation and exploration.

Day 12 to 13: Blissful Days on Little Corn Island

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The rhythm of the Caribbean sea dictated our days on Little Corn Island. From sun-soaked beaches to underwater wonders explored through snorkeling, each day unfolded at its own pace. Whether it was the thrill of fishing with a local, the serenity of a yoga session, or the indulgence in a massage, our custom trip on the island was a harmonious symphony of relaxation.

Day 14: Farewell to Little Corn Island

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As we bid adieu to the Caribbean shores, our hearts carried the essence of Little Corn Island. The boat ride to Big Corn Island marked the beginning of the end, a transition from the island paradise to the mainland reality. A domestic flight ended our planned group trip checklist, and brought us back to Managua, where our journey had begun.

Day 15: Departure Day

A local surfer shows how it is done in a secret spot in Nicaragua.
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With hearts full of memories and suitcases laden with souvenirs, our departure day arrived. The morning in Managua was ours to savor the last moments of this incredible journey. As we boarded our return flight, we carried with us a desire to write a positive travel review the love and laughter, the adventures and serenity, weaving together the threads of our Nicaraguan honeymoon.


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Nicaragua, with its diverse landscapes and warm hospitality, provided the backdrop for the first chapter of our shared adventure. From the Pacific to the Caribbean, colonial cities to volcanic peaks, every moment was a testament to the beauty of love and the joy of discovery. As we left this Central American paradise, we carried not just memories but a deeper connection forged in the heart of Nicaragua – a love story written in the vibrant hues of its landscapes and the warmth of its people.

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