Corn Islands

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The Corn Islands are located about 50 miles (80 km) off the coast of Nicaragua in the Caribbean Sea.

The two main islands are Big Corn and Little Corn. Both were originally colonized by the British, and most native islanders have more in common culturally with other English-speaking Caribbean islands than they do with the mainland of Nicaragua.

Travel infrastructure on both islands remains simple, relaxed, and friendly, and includes small eco-friendly lodges using sustainable power.

In addition to its many beaches, which provide access to excellent snorkeling, it is also possible to arrange for diving tours.

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Overall Atmosphere: Natural
A Natural Atmosphere includes a diverse range of destinations with outdoor-oriented features, including both water-based (beaches, rivers, lakes, etc) and land-based (mountains, forests, deserts, etc). It also includes specific outdoor activities, ranging from water adventuring (eg, kayaking, sailing) to land adventuring (eg, hiking, biking).

Natural Interests tend to be:
(a) outdoors-oriented, and therefore more dependent on weather conditions
(b) less easily accessible and more physically demanding than other destination categories.

In some cases (eg, rafting and climbing), this includes a significantly increased degree of adventure (or danger, depending on one's viewpoint).
Featuring mainly outdoors-oriented natural attractions.
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Sunrise Hotel

Featuring free WiFi and a restaurant, Sunrise Hotel offers accommodation in Big Corn Island, 1.1 km from Corn Island. The hotel has a terrace and views of the sea, and guests can enjoy a drink at the bar. Free private parking is available on site. Average score from 58 guest reviews: 8.2/10.

$40

 
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Bellavista

Located in Corn Island overlooking the beach, the beachfront Bellavista offers views of the sea and is ideal spot for snorkeling, swimming or relaxing. Average score from 199 guest reviews: 8.6/10.

$39

 
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Hospedaje La Rotonda

Hospedaje La Rotonda is located in Big Corn Island and features basic décor, a garden and free WiFi in all areas. The rooms come with a shared bathroom, garden views and a fan. Average score from 12 guest reviews: 5.8/10.

$14

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Long Bay Hideaway

Offering a walk in garden, Long Bay Hideaway offers lodging on Big Corn Island. Long Bay Beach is a two minute walk from the property. Some units include a balcony and/or patio with sea views. Average score from 6 guest reviews: 8.0/10.

$75

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La Princesa de La Isla

Situated in Big Corn Island in the South Caribbean Region Region, 4 km from Corn Island, La Princesa de La Isla boasts a terrace and views of the sea. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Free private parking is available on site. Average score from 21 guest reviews: 8.6/10.

$60

 
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Hotel NameRooms FromGuest Rating
La Princesa de La Isla

La Princesa de La Isla

Situated in Big Corn Island in the South Caribbean Region Region, 4 km from Corn Island, La Princesa de La Isla boasts a terrace and views of the sea. Guests can enjoy the on-site restaurant. Free private parking is available on site. Average score from 21 guest reviews: 8.6/10.

$60

 
$608.6
Big Fish Guest House

Big Fish Guest House

Featuring free WiFi and a restaurant, Big Fish Guest House offers accommodation in Big Corn Island, 2.3 km from Corn Island. Guests can enjoy the on-site bar. All rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV. You will find a tour desk at the property. Average score from 19 guest reviews: 8.5/10.

$45

 
$458.5
Hotel Casa Canada

Hotel Casa Canada

Hotel Casa Canada is located 500 metres from the Sun Rise Hotel and 6 km from the pyramid Alma del Mundo. It features complimentary breakfast, free airport shuttle and free Wi-Fi throughout. Average score from 162 guest reviews: 8.5/10.

$94

 
$948.5
Long Bay Hideaway

Long Bay Hideaway

Offering a walk in garden, Long Bay Hideaway offers lodging on Big Corn Island. Long Bay Beach is a two minute walk from the property. Some units include a balcony and/or patio with sea views. Average score from 6 guest reviews: 8.0/10.

$75

$758.0
Paraiso Beach Hotel

Paraiso Beach Hotel

Paraiso Beach Hotel is 60 metres from Playa Coco Beach and 10 minutes’ drive from the Corn Island Airport. It features free airport shuttle, complimentary Continental breakfast and stunning sea views. Average score from 110 guest reviews: 8.0/10.

$84

 
$848.0
Arenas Beach Hotel

Arenas Beach Hotel

This Corn Island Arenas Beach Hotel is located opposite the beach and is 2.5 km from Corn Island Airport. Features includes free WiFi, a garden, and shared lounge with a full-service bar. Average score from 88 guest reviews: 7.8/10.

$114

 
$1147.8
Sunhill Villa

Sunhill Villa

Located in Big Corn Island on a hill in the South Caribbean Region , this detached holiday home features a terrace and a garden. It provides free private parking. Free WiFi is available . The nearest beach is a 10 minute walk form the property. Average score from 13 guest reviews: 0.0/10.

$110

$110-

Highlighted Interests:

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Natural
Beaches
Among the best of the popular beaches is Picnic Beach, with fine sand and gentle waves. Most of the tiny and remote beaches are between Sally Peaches and South End.
Diving
A popular dive spot is Blowing Rock. For those who want to learn diving, PADI courses are available.
Snorkeling
Snorkeling is possible off of many parts of the Corn Islands. Guides are available for those that would like them.
Other Interests:
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