Are the Corn Islands worth it?

Are the Corn Islands worth it?

Firstly, dear traveller, the Corn Islands are totally worth it. We met a lot of people (exclusively those who didn’t make it there) saying “Oh we heard it’s not that great”, “it’s too expensive” or “Caye Caulker’s supposed to be loads better”.

Is Big Corn Island safe?

Relatively speaking it is very safe. Rarely does anyone feel threatened on the island. But be aware that just because you may be on a tropical island paradise, there is still a few bad apples that given the opportunity may make your visit to Little Corn Island memorable for all the wrong reasons.

What is there to do on Corn Island?

Top Attractions in Corn Islands

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  • Dos Tiburones Dive Shop. 280.
  • Dolphin Dive. 300.
  • Corn Island Dive Center. 124.
  • Dive Little Corn – Day Dives. 184.
  • Funk Yoga Nicaragua. Yoga & Pilates.
  • Aqua Boy. River Rafting & Tubing • Scuba & Snorkelling.
  • Little Corn Island Fishing And Snorkeling Tours.

What is Corn Island known for?

The Corn Islands made up of little and Big Corn Island have long been known to surfers and backpackers and were once a refuge for pirates. Recent developments – including new hotels and activities – are putting the Corn Islands at the forefront as the next Caribbean destination drawing travelers’ interest.

How do you get to Little Corn Island?

The simple and fastest way to get to Little Corn Island is to fly La Costena, Nicaragua’s regional airline direct to Big Corn Island. Travel tip: Calling (011 505 2298 5360) La Costena to secure your Managua to Big Corn Island plane reservations may be the easiest way to get your tickets.

How do you get to Corn Island from Costa Rica?

There is no direct connection from Costa Rica to Corn Island. However, you can take the drive to Bluefields airport then fly to Corn Island.

Are there snakes on Corn Island?

There are no poisonous snakes or spiders on the island, though there are still plenty that look like they might be.

What language does Corn Island speak?

Almost everyone on the island speaks both passable Spanish and English. For most of those native to the island, English is their first language, although there are many inhabitants who have come over from mainland Nicaragua and consequently speak Spanish as a first language.

How long is the flight from Managua to Corn Island?

approximately 25h 30m
It takes approximately 25h 30m to fly from Managua (MGA) to Corn Island (RNI), including transfers and time at the airport.

How do I get to Little Corn Island?

To get to Little Corn, first you have to stop off on Big Corn. Flights depart 3 times daily from Managua to Big Corn island airport on La Costeña airlines. And from there you ride a “panga” (passenger ferry) to get to Little Corn Island.

Who owns the Corn Islands?

Big Corn Island has a paved road about 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) long which runs the length of the island….Transportation.

Wikimedia | © OpenStreetMap
Location Corn Islands, Nicaragua
Power source solar power
Operator Aquatic Transport Directorate
Focal height 50 m (160 ft)

How much does it cost to go to Little Corn Island?

Big Corn Island and Little Corn Island Panga Schedule. The Panga costs 180 Cordobas or about $6 USD one way. Tickets are sold on a “first come, first served” basis so be sure to purchase your ticket prior to boarding as soon as you can. They will collect your ticket and hand out life jackets when you are on the boat.