Category Archives: Volcanos

Isletas de Granada

The Isletas de Granada, or the Islands of Granada, are a group of up to 360 islands that are located in Lake Nicaragua right outside of the city of Granada. The islands are scattered along the peninsula and are a product of the eruption of the Mombacho volcano dating back to twenty thousand years. Most of the islands are home to rare and important species of birds as well as homes and residents. Continue reading →


The Land of Lakes and Volcanoes

Nicaragua is known as the Land of Lakes and Volcanoes for its 50 volcanoes, of which 7 are active, and its famous Lake Nicaragua, the only sweet-water lake known to have sharks in the world. Most of these volcanoes are very interactive and have lots of tourist attractions. Visitors have the ability to climb active and dormant volcanoes, peek over into the crater of a volcano and swim in the crater lakes.

There are volcanoes all around Nicaragua, with 12 of the main volcanoes being along the left side of the coast. One of the most active volcanoes in Nicaragua is Momotombo. Continue reading →