Corn Island is on the Caribbean coast and one of the most popular beach destinations in Nicaragua. The island is famous for its white sand beaches, turquoise water and perfect warm climate. The largest island has a series of extensive and wide beaches where you can swim, dive or practice snorkeling and take photos of the local marine fauna.
Corn Island's beaches are well-known for its crystal clear and calm waters for most of the year. Its main beaches are Long Bay, Sally Peachie, North End and South West Bay and Blowing Rock, this is located to the south of the big island and is an ideal site for diving due to the rich marine life.
The small island is surrounded by an extensive coral reef that can be seen with the naked eye from three meters. It is also an incredible destination for rest and relaxation; there are no gas cars here, so the air is clean and quiet.
A culinary experience also awaits. Coconuts are in abundance, allowing locals to create culinary delights with the fruit. For example, locals use coconut oil for the preparation of gallo pinto, as well as for crab soup and coconut bread. The best-known local dish is the rundown and the crab soup.
You can get to Corn Island by plane or boat. You can fly from the capital city of Managua or travel by sea from the seaside town of Bluefields.