Aqua Nicaragua Multi-Sport Adventure
Volcano hiking, biking & sledding, kayaking, snorkeling, zip-line & paddleboard
8 days – 7 nights
Escape the mundane and experience Nicaragua’s world class nature from the fast lane of fun. Whether sledding down the sandy face of an active volcano or snorkeling a hidden cove on the Pacific, hiking in virgin cloud forest full of exotic wildlife or kayaking a barrier island wildlife refuge, Aqua Nicaragua Multi-sport features the best locales and sports this unique country has to offer. Zip-lining up in a forest canopy or mountain biking on a volcanic island or paddle-boarding off a private beach, Aqua Nicaragua does not mean roughing it. On the contrary, this adventure tour features the finest hotels from colonial cities to warm Lake Nicaragua to Aqua Wellness Resort on Nicaragua’s Emerald Coast. Aqua Nicaragua Adventure is a week of pure joy, never boring, always beautiful and forever memorable.
Aqua Nicaragua Adventure Itinerary
Day 1: MANAGUA – JUAN VENADO ISLAND WILDLIFE REFUGE – LEON
Airport greeting and private transfer to Pacific coast for breakfast overlooking the beach. Continue to Juan Venado Island Nature Reserve for kayaking in mangrove forest full of rare tropical wildlife and flowering plants. Transfer to colonial León for check-in to selected hotel in historic center. Afternoon walking tour of this historic city, with a visit to León Cathedral, Central America’s grandest and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Welcome dinner at one of León’s finest restaurants.
Day 2: LEON – CERRO NEGRO VOLCANO – LAKE NICARAGUA
Breakfast and private transfer to the active Cerro Negro Volcano for a hike to the summit and then, wearing protective clothing, sledding down its west face on custom-built sand boards. Private transfer south to the Lake Nicaragua port of San Jorge for ferry to the world’s largest volcanic lake island, Ometepe, A UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, with lunch in route. Dock greeting and transfer to Santo Domingo Beach for lodging in lake-front cabin at San Juan de la Isla.
Day 3: OMETEPE ISLAND, LAKE NICARAGUA
Breakfast and option to climb one of Ometepe’s two volcanoes, the cloud-forest-wrapped Maderas or the active Concepción. Both options include 4×4 transfers and expert mountain guide. Lodging in lake-front cabin at San Juan de la Isla.
Day 4: OMETEPE ISLAND – AQUA WELLNESS RESORT, PACIFIC EMERALD COAST
Breakfast and mountain biking on Ometepe Island before transfer to dock for ferry to the mainland. Dock greeting in San Jorge and private transfer to Aqua Wellness Resort, a “Barefoot-luxury” boutique eco lodge on Nicaragua’s Pacific Emerald Coast. Aqua is located on a forested private cove with a tranquil white-sand beach and is perfect for ocean sports, yoga and just relaxing. Aqua’s unique Tree House accommodations are built right into the canopy, offering up-close-and-personal with howler monkeys, parrots amongst other tropical wildlife.
Day 5: AQUA WELLNESS RESORT, PACIFIC COAST
Paddle Boarding & Snorkeling
Breakfast and lodging at Aqua Wellness Resort. Paddle boarding and snorkeling in Aqua’s warm-water cove. Option to hike the “Pie de Gigante” cliff on the north side of the cove and rappel down its 300-ft rock face and to enjoy spa treatments in Aqua’s spa (not included in costs, to be paid direct to Aqua.)
Day 6: AQUA WELLNESS RESORT, PACIFIC COAST
Ocean Kayaking & Snorkeling
Breakfast and lodging at Aqua Wellness Resort. Paddle Boarding and Snorkeling. Option to surf on a neighboring beach, go deep-sea fishing, and enjoy spa treatments in Aqua’s Spa (not included in costs, to be paid direct to Aqua.)
Day 7: MOMBACHO VOLCANO – GRANADA
Cloud Forest Zip-Line
Breakfast and private transfer from Aqua to Mombacho Volcano Natural Reserve where you will fly through the trees of a coffee plantation on a zip-line tour. Transfer to nearby Granada, one of Latin America’s most beautiful Spanish colonial cities, both authentic and international with a broad range of restaurants.
Day 8: GRANADA – MANAGUA
Private transfer to airport for flight home.
Aqua Nicaragua Tour Includes:
- All transfers in private vehicle with a/c and driver
- All driver expenses
- Assistance of English Speaking guides on tour days
- All guide expenses
- 1 night Lodging at Selected hotel in Leon
- 2 nights lodging at San Juan de la Isla in Ometepe Island
- 3 nights lodging at Aqua Wellness Resort in Playa Redonda
- 1 night lodging at selected hotel in Granada
- All breakfasts
- Welcome dinner on Day 1
- Lunch on Day 2
- Guided kayaking in Juan Venado Wildlife Refuge
- Culture tour of Leon
- Tour of Cerro Negro Volcano
- Lake Ferry round trip: San Jorge – Isla de Ometepe – San Jorge
- Guided Climbing of Maderas Volcano or Concepcion Volcano
- 3 hours of mountain biking in Santo Domingo Beach in Ometepe Island
- 3 hours of Paddle boarding at Aqua Wellness Resort
- Kayak and Snorkeling at Aqua Wellness Resort
- Zip – Line tour on Mombacho Volcano
- All admissions to Nature Reserve & museums
- 17% hotel taxes
All water adventure Sports tours are private.
Nicaragua water sports tours can begin any day of the year providing hotel space is available.
Aqua Nicaragua tour costs depend on the number of travelers in your party.
Please specify number of people in your Nicaragua party when requesting a price quote.
Custom Nicaragua water sports tour itineraries are available upon request.
Tour does not include: International flights, airport taxes, tips, lunches, drinks and dinners, except for welcome dinner on first day and lunch on second day of tour, option to surf and rappel at Aqua Wellness.