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Islets of Granada

Address: Varios Puertos de Salida | Malecon, Cabanas, Marina Cocibolca & Asese, Granada, Nicaragua
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Ranked #3 of 17 Attractions in Granada
Type: Islands, Outdoors
Owner description: View from boat on a ride around the islets of Granada Nicaragua in...
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Type: Islands, Outdoors
Owner description: View from boat on a ride around the islets of Granada Nicaragua in the celebration of Holy Week celebrations
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

Well I was surprised to see a group of little islands where people can proprietary of their own little piece of land in the middle of the lake, the nature gave those who live there a portion of a paradise.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

This was our first activity on our first day in Nicaragua. I'll admit, we weren't so savvy about the whole thing. But as we walked down the street of the Centro Turistico (hot, dingy, dirty, and cost money to get into), we were approached by a boat-tour salesman. As this was what we came here to do, we went with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

It's an easy ride or longer walk from town down to the boats that take folks on easy rides through these islands that were formed when one of Nicaragua's volcanos blew up - and what has been built on the islands is impressive. The howler monkeys on one of the islands come right up to the boat when they are... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

After seeing the flyer at our hotel, we stopped by the offices of Detour Viajes y Cultura (near Casa San Francisco on Calle Corral) and booked an afternoon of kayaking the Islets. Included in the rate was a bike rental, so we were able to enjoy the ride through town and along the shore to the dock where we met... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

This was ok, but to me nothing I will really remember. It was a boat ride through a swap of a bunch of what it looked like deserted islands. Nothing really Oh man that was awesome. I would skip this and instead do one of the Volcano Hikes or Zip Lining.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We got a private guide to take us on a boat for $40. The views were awesome and the sky to lake contrast was crazy cool. The monkey island is an obvious "can't miss"

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Whistler, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

i rented a kayak and went for a paddle with a fellow traveler here for a few hours one morning. it's nice but was more looking at massive american homes than anything else. the 'monkey island' is conveniently located far into the islands to get tourists to go past the restaurant islands. it was clear the 5 monkeys were put... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

the private islands through the wildlife is just exceptional, the best way to encounter a large range of animals

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We're living/working in Nicaragua for 4 months and as an introduction to the country, our workmates took us on a boat ride to the islet of Pico de Garza in Lake Nicaragua. Two pools, a full-service bar, great food and a chance to swim in the very, very warm lake. Free kayaks to use while you're there. There are many... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

These are a chain of varying sized smallish islands near Granada. You can visit in a launcha or rent canoes/kayaks and paddle along. Most are heavily developed and private. It is a bit interesting at first but gets old fast.

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