Nicaragua, located in the heart of Central America, fully deserves its descriptive name as ‘The Land of Lakes and Volcanoes’. As the largest Central American country, visitors may enjoy an array of experiences which include spectacular crater lakes and a chain of 13 beautiful volcanoes, some of which are still active. Natures biodiversity is amongst the highest in the world, full of exotic birds, monkeys and sloths that range through tropical vegetation found in both the highland and lowland rainforests. There are some excellent coral reefs ideal for snorkelling or diving, and the coastline is a very important breeding site for turtles. Two of Nicaragua’s principal towns, Granada and León, were once Spanish settlements and are now must-see colonial cities with stunning historical architecture and old-world attractions. Enjoy the country markets packed with handicrafts, which reflects the mixed Ibero-European and Indian ancestry of the majority of its very friendly people. Perhaps finish off by your visit relaxing on the sandy beaches of either the Pacific or Caribbean coasts, where you can discover deserted beaches, dive untouched reefs or relax at your Eco-lodge. Come discover and delight at Nicaragua’s natural and cultural wonders, far from the crowds of mainstream tourism – you will not be disappointed.