Best Time To Visit

When to go

The best time to visit is between December and May.

When to go to Nicaragua - Climate Chart

Getting there

There are no direct flights to Nicaragua from the UK.The best way to get to Managua is on a US airline, such as American Airlines, who fly on a daily basis via their hubs in the US.

Time Zone

GMT -6 hours


British passport holders do not require visas to enter Nicaragua, although if you fly via the US, the ESTA will be compulsory. 


There are no compulsory vaccinations required to enter Nicaragua. Always consult your doctor at least six weeks before travel and refer to this useful NHS website for details of recommended vaccinations for your destination.

Things To Do

  • Explore colonial León and Granada
  • Relax on the volcanic island of Ometepe
  • Shop for a hammock at the folkloric market in Masaya
  • Experience authentic Creole culture 
  • Take a trip to the beautiful Corn Islands beaches

We recommend seeing Lake Nicaragua, Central America's largest body of fresh water and home to Las Isletas Archipelago and Isla Ometepe. The Isla Ometepe has charming villages, two volcanoes, cloud forests and tropical beaches. 

Spend a few days relaxing on one of Nicaragua's lovely beaches at Morgan's Rock's, San Juan del Sur or the Corn Islands.

Round off your holiday with some shopping at Masaya's folkloric market, famous for its hammocks, hand-made wood and leather goods. 

Jack Brooker

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